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Classics in Progress: Essays on Ancient Greece and Rome

T. P. Wiseman


The study of Greco-Roman civilisation is as exciting and innovative today as it has ever been. This intriguing collection by contemporary classicists reveals new discoveries, new interpretations and new ways of exploring the experiences of the ancient world. Through one and a half millennia of literature, politics, philosophy, law, religion and art, the classical world formed the origin of western culture and thought. This book emphasises the many ways in which it continues to engage with contemporary life. Offering a wide variety of authorial style, the chapters range in subject matter from c ... More

Keywords: Greco-Roman civilisation, ancient world, Greek authors, Latin authors, slavery, ancient democracy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2006 Print ISBN-13: 9780197263235
Published to British Academy Scholarship Online: January 2012 DOI:10.5871/bacad/9780197263235.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

T. P. Wiseman, editor
Professor of Classics, University of Exeter; Fellow of the British Academy