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Title The classical tradition / Anthony Grafton, Glenn W. Most, Salvatore Settis, editors.

Publication Info. Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2013.


Location Call No. Status
 South Windsor Public Library - Non Fiction  938 C56    Check Shelf
Edition First Harvard University Press paperback edition.
Description xvii, 1067 pages, 96 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 27 cm.
Series Harvard University Press reference library
Harvard University Press reference library.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preface -- List of Articles -- The Classical Tradition -- Contributors.
Summary "In this volume, some five hundred articles by a wide range of scholars investigate the afterlife of this rich heritage in the fields of literature, philosophy, art, architecture, history, politics, religion, and science. Arranged alphabetically from Academy to Zoology, the essays--designed and written to serve scholars, students, and the general reader alike--show how the Classical tradition has shaped human endeavors from art to government, mathematics to medicine, drama to urban planning, legal theory to popular culture."--Book jacket.
Subject Civilization, Classical -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Added Author Grafton, Anthony.
Most, Glenn W.
Settis, Salvatore.
ISBN 0674072278
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