Journals Higher Education



Published: 07 February 2012

348 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199744275

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Italy's Lost Greece

Magna Graecia and the Making of Modern Archaeology

Giovanna Ceserani

Greeks Overseas

  • The first book-length history of the modern study of ancient South Italy, that is Magna Graecia
  • Provides a new perspective for understanding the emergence of classical archaeology as a modern discipline
  • Advances a dialogue between scholars in the history of archaeology and classical reception and cultural and intellectual historians of modern Italy and Europe
  • Revisits key figures in the history of antiquarianism and classical archaeology while introducing forgotten ones