Journals Higher Education



Published: 30 October 2014

288 Pages


ISBN: 9780199597369

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Twelve Voices from Greece and Rome

Ancient Ideas for Modern Times

Christopher Pelling and Maria Wyke

  • Twelve of the most important voices from ancient Greece and Rome - for the 21st century reader
  • 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
  • How these great figures still address some of our most fundamental concerns - and engage our deepest feelings

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