A Companion to Classical Receptions
Professor Emeritus of Classical Studies Lorna Hardwick, Lorna Hardwick, Christopher Stray
Wiley, 2008 - 538 pages
Examining the profusion of ways in which the arts, culture, and thought of Greece and Rome have been transmitted, interpreted, adapted and used, A Companion to Classical Receptions explores the impact of this phenomenon on both ancient and later societies.
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Reception and Tradition
The Ancient Reception of Homer
Achaemenid Persia Ancient
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