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Classics in the modern world : a democratic turn?

Author: Lorna Hardwick; S J Harrison
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2014.
Series: Classical presences.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'Classics in the Modern World' explores the features and implications of a 'democratic turn' in modern perceptions of the ancient world. Exploring the relationship between Greek and Roman ways of thinking and modern definitions of democratic practices and approaches, it enables a wider re-evaluation of the role of classics in the modern world.
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Classics in the modern world.
2014
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lorna Hardwick; S J Harrison
ISBN: 9780191760570 0191760579
OCLC Number: 940606011
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white)
Series Title: Classical presences.
Responsibility: Lorna Hardwick and Stephen Harrison.
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'Classics in the Modern World' explores the features and implications of a 'democratic turn' in modern perceptions of the ancient world. Exploring the relationship between Greek and Roman ways of thinking and modern definitions of democratic practices and approaches, it enables a wider re-evaluation of the role of classics in the modern world.

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