Recreating ancient history : episodes from the Greek and Roman past in the arts and literature of the Early Modern Period (Book, 2001) [WorldCat.org]
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Recreating ancient history : episodes from the Greek and Roman past in the arts and literature of the Early Modern Period

Author: K A E Enenkel; Jan L de Jong; J de Landtsheer; Alicia Montoya
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2001.
Series: Intersections (Boston, Mass.), v. 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume poses the question: how did scholars and artists in the early modern period represent, or rather, recreate (Greek and Roman) history? This work shows that ancient history was not just  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: K A E Enenkel; Jan L de Jong; J de Landtsheer; Alicia Montoya
ISBN: 9004120513 9789004120518
OCLC Number: 46640848
Language Note: Includes one contribution in German.
Description: xiii, 375 pages, 70 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: The Representation of History in Artistic Theory in the Early Modern Period / Anton Boschloo --
Universals and Particulars. History Painting in the "Sala di Costantino" in the Vatican Palace / Jan L. de Jong --
Theatrum Hodiernae Vitae: Lipsius, Vaenius and the Rebellion of Civilis / Mark Morford --
Strange and Bewildering Antiquity: Lipsius's Dialogue Saturnales sermones on Gladiatorial Games (1582) / Karl Enenkel --
Justus Lipsius's De militia Romana: Polybius Revived or How an Ancient Historian was Turned into a Manual of Early Modern Warfare / Jeanine De Landtsheer --
"The Grandeur that was Rome": Scholarly Analysis and Pious Awe in Lipsius's Admiranda / Marc Laureys.
Series Title: Intersections (Boston, Mass.), v. 1.
Responsibility: edited by Karl Enenkel, Jan L. De Jong, Jeanine De Landtsheer ; with collaboration of Alicia Montoya.

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"The volume will be useful to historians of all aspects of the early modern period, as well as historians of the classical tradition and cultural history". Ian Macgregor Morris, University of Exeter. Read more...

 
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