6 edition of Panorama of the Classical World found in the catalog.
November 4, 2004
by Getty Trust Publications: J. Paul Getty Museum
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||590|
A Panorama of the Classical World. A nyone who tries to distill the essence of ancient Greek and Roman culture in a single volume of less than pages requires an uncommon breadth of erudition, a talent for avoiding distracting detail and an audacity that borders on arrogance. John Onians seems admirably equipped for the task on all counts. The Classical World: An Epic History From Homer To Hadrian by Robin Lane Fox pp, Penguin, £ Some time around the middle of the second century AD, a young rhetorician named Aelius Aristides.
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Panorama of the Classical World Paperback – March 1, by Nigel Spivey (Author), Michael Squire (Author) out of 5 stars 5 ratingsCited by: 1. "Panorama of the Classical World is a thorough-and thoroughly accessible--synthesis of the Greek, Roman, and Etruscan worlds, spanning the period from Late Geometric Greece (ca.
B.C) to the rule of Constantine (early 4th century A.D.).4/5(4). Panorama of the Classical World. This imaginative approach to the era in which Western civilization was born is a thorough—and thoroughly accessible—synthesis of the Greek, Roman, and Etruscan worlds, spanning the period from Late Geometric Greece in around b.c., to the rule of Constantine in the early 4th century a.d.
In Panorama of the Classical World, (Thames and Hudson, £), Nigel Spivey and Michael Squire, both from Cambridge, present a lavishly illustrated account of ‘Classics for a new generation’.
The book has splendid illustrations, many coming by courtesy of the Getty Museum, and is presented by Thames and Hudson in their usual elegant style.
The authors incorporate important developments in recent scholarship, including ideas of gender, war and pacifism, imperialism and dissent, political propaganda, economy, cultural identity, racism, hygiene and diet, and public and private uses of space.
The book highlights the modern relevance of classical antiquity 4/5(31). Here is a new and imaginative approach to the era in which Western civilization was born.
"Panorama of the Classical World Panorama of the Classical World book a thorough-and thoroughly accessible--synthesis of the Greek, Roman, and Etruscan worlds, spanning the period from Late Geometric Greece (ca.
B.C) to the rule of Constantine (early 4th century A.D.)/5(32). 'The unexamined life is not worth living' ; The 'schools' of classical philosophy ; Paideia and the principles of classical education Dionysos: Apollo. Dionysos: Apollo. A philosopher's polarity ; Wining, dining, and Dionysizing ; Acting out Dionysos ; 'Know thyself': Apollo and cosmic harmony -- 9.
Panorama of the classical world. [Nigel Jonathan Spivey; Michael Squire] -- "The world of ancient Greece and Rome enthrals us as perhaps no other civilization can. The starting-point for everything we understand about philosophy, science, literature and art, it makes an. This title is a general survey of the classical world, but one which includes material on the Etruscans alongside the Greeks and Romans.
Thematically based rather than chronologically organised, the book deals with basics like how people lived and how they organised their political lives, as well as with more artistic themes, and even explores classical influences on the modern world.
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Panorama offers both students and general interest readers an interdisciplinary look at the fascinating subject of classical mythology. Early chapters cover the similarities among world myths, as well as concise histories of ancient Greece, ancient Rome, and the European Renaissance.
PANORAMA OF THE CLASSICAL WORLD. 02 November iStock. The book, which organises Greek, Etruscan and Roman civilisations thematically, and analyses their ideas and values. To place an order for this book, email the details to CT Bookshop.
Book reviews. Classical World publishes substantive scholarship on Greek and Roman literature, history, and society as well as the classical tradition and the history of classical scholarship. The journal also actively engages the pedagogical community by incorporating pieces on.
out of 5 stars Panorama of the Classical World Reviewed in the United States on August 5, A great book to use before a trip to Europe and as a wonderful memory aid after a trip.5/5.
Find items like Panorama of the Classical World at Daedalus Books. The world of ancient Greece and Rome still enthralls us like few others can, and it remains the starting point for any understanding of philosophy, science, literature, and art.
Re-evaluating long-held views of these cultures in light of recent scholarship, Nigel Spivey and Michael Squire come to new conclusions about Greco.
Classical World is a journal for teaching scholars and scholarly teachers. It publishes substantive scholarship on Greek and Roman literature, history, and society as well as classical reception and the history of classical scholarship.
The journal also actively engages the pedagogical community in schools, colleges, and universities by incorporating pieces on the teaching of. This section contains reviews of various classics of the English Literature.
It also invites reviews from readers who have read such Classics. What is a Classic. Louise Cowan, in the book 'Invitation to the Classics' provides a very simple definition to the word 'literary classic'.
Buy Panorama of the Classical World (Paperback) by Nigel Spivey. From £ FANTASTIC OFFERS on quality books, collections, audio CD's and more - EXCLUSIVE to Book Brand: Thames & Hudson Ltd. Covering the millennium which separates the first and last Olympic Games, this introduction to classical antiquity reflects the cultural and ethnic diversity of the cosmopolitan Greco-Roman world.
With nearly illustrations and a collection of excerpts from the writings of ancient authors, it is organized around the ideas and values that underpinned ancient history, including hygiene and.
Publisher of Panorama: An Introduction to Classical Mythology by Carrie Kennedy. With its clear writing and engaging design, Panorama allows for a thorough understanding of the complex subject of classical mythology.
And its interdisciplinary approach encourages readers to explore the incredible connections mythology shares with literature, vocabulary, history, science, and the arts.
This book is split up into two parts: Greek civilization, and primary Republican Rome. As far as the entirety of the 'classical world', its primary focus is on these two sovereigns, with some insight into other people from those perspectives/5.Panorama of the Classical World.
$ Qty. Add to Cart The book highlights the modern relevance of classical antiquity, from its influence on contemporary politics to the representation of the female body in Western art, and concludes by charting the history of classical civilization.
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