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Philology: The Forgotten Origins of the Modern Humanities - Turner, James, Sir
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A prehistory of today's humanities, from ancient Greece to the early twentieth century Many today do not recognize the word, but philology was for centuries nearly synonymous with humanistic intellectual life, encompassing not only the study of Greek and Roman literature and the Bible but also all other studies of language and literature, as well as history, culture, art, and more. In short, philology was the queen of the human sciences. How did it become little more than an archaic word? In Philology , the first ...

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Philology: The Forgotten Origins of the Modern Humanities 2015, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691168586

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Philology: The Forgotten Origins of the Modern Humanities 2014, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691145648

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