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Published: 11 June 2020

256 Pages


ISBN: 9780198861690

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Classical Learning in Britain, France, and the Dutch Republic, 1690-1750

Beyond the Ancients and the Moderns

Floris Verhaart

Oxford Historical Monographs

  • Offers a new perspective on the Quarrel of the Ancients and the Moderns, an important episode in the development of European culture and thinking
  • Offers a new perspective on how the age of Enlightenment connects with previous intellectual traditions
  • Offers a new approach to an often overlooked episode of the history of classical scholarship (the eighteenth century) between the 'rediscovery' of the classics in the Renaissance and the development of classical philology as a modern academic discipline in the nineteenth century