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Published: 23 June 2020

368 Pages | 9 black-and-white illustrations

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198767114

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Beyond Greece and Rome

Reading the Ancient Near East in Early Modern Europe

Edited by Jane Grogan

Classical Presences

  • Presents the first collection of essays on the subject of the ancient near east in early modern European history and culture
  • Challenges the prevailing view that classical reception in the period was dominated by Greece and Rome and expands our understanding of the classical world known to early modern Europe
  • Employs an interdisciplinary approach, bringing together perspectives from across the fields of classical studies, history, and comparative literature