Journals Higher Education



Published: 13 April 2006

468 Pages | 24 halftones

ISBN: 9780197263235

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Classics in Progress

Essays on Ancient Greece and Rome

Edited by T. P. Wiseman

A British Academy Publication

British Academy Centenary Monographs

This intriguing collection of essays by contemporary classicists reveals new discoveries, new interpretations and new ways of exploring the experiences of the ancient world. Offering a wide variety of authorial style, the chapters range in subject matter from contemporary poets' exploitation of Greek and Latin authors, via newly discovered literary texts and art works, to modern arguments about ancient democracy and slavery, and close readings of the great poets and philosophers of antiquity.