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Reading the great quantity of the way within which the humanities, tradition, and regarded Greece and Rome were transmitted, interpreted, tailored and used, A spouse to Classical Receptions explores the influence of this phenomenon on either old and later societies.

  • Provides a finished creation and review of classical reception - the translation of classical artwork, tradition, and notion in later centuries, and the quickest becoming zone in classics
  • Brings jointly 34 essays by way of a global staff of participants fascinated by historical and smooth reception thoughts and practices
  • Combines shut readings of key receptions with wider contextualization and discussion
  • Explores the influence of Greek and Roman tradition all over the world, together with the most important new components in Arabic literature, South African drama, the historical past of images, and modern ethics

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