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The Classical Tradition - Grafton, Anthony (Editor), and Most, Glenn W (Editor), and Settis, Salvatore (Editor)
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"A vast cabinet of curiosities."-Stephen Greenblatt "Eclectic rather than exhaustive, less an encyclopedia than a buffet."-Frederic Raphael, Literary Review How do we get from the polis to the police? Or from Odysseus's sirens to those of an ambulance? The legacy of ancient Greece and Rome is all around us, imitated, resisted, reworked, and misunderstood. In this beautifully illustrated and encyclopedic compendium, a team of leading scholars investigates the afterlife of this rich heritage in the fields of literature, ...

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The Classical Tradition 2013, The Belknap Press, Cambridge, Mass.

ISBN-13: 9780674072275

Paperback

The Classical Tradition 2010, Belknap Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780674035720

Hardcover