Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 July 2017

504 Pages | 30 b/w illus., 1 b/w table

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474403795

Bookseller Code (06)

Greek Laughter and Tears

Antiquity and After

edited by Margaret Alexiou and Douglas Cairns

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Edinburgh Leventis Studies

  • Includes an international cast of 25 distinguished contributors .
  • Prominence is given to performative arts and to interactions with other cultures.
  • Transitions from Late Antiquity to Byzantium, and from Byzantium to the Renaissance, form focal points from which contributors look backwards, forwards and sideways..
  • Highlights the variety, audacity and quality of the finest Byzantine works and the extent to which the anticipated the renaissance.

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