Journals Higher Education



Published: 13 December 2016

288 Pages

8.5 x 5.3 inches

ISBN: 9780198768036

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Twelve Voices from Greece and Rome

Ancient Ideas for Modern Times

Christopher Pelling and Maria Wyke

  • Features twelve of the most important voices from ancient Greece and Rome
  • Explains why these voices from classical antiquity still resonate so strongly thousands of years later
  • Highlights how their writings can strike us as both startlingly alien as well as compellingly familiar
  • A book for all readers who want to know more about the literature that underpins Western civilization
  • Highlights how these great figures still address some of our most fundamental concerns and engage our deepest feelings