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The Classics (A Brief Insight). Author Mary Beard Publisher Sterling Publication Date 2010-09-07 Section Classical Studies, Short Introductions. Type New Format Hardcover ISBN 9781402775314.

Through these sculptures, John Henderson and Mary Beard prompt us to consider the significance of Classics as a. .This introduction to the Classics begins with a visit to the British Museum to view the frieze which once decorated the Apollo Temple at Bassae.

Through these sculptures, John Henderson and Mary Beard prompt us to consider the significance of Classics as a means of discovery and enquiry, its value in terms of literature, philposophy, and culture, and its importance as a source of imagery. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area.

Beard is Professor of Classics at the University of Cambridge, a fellow of.Classics: A Very Short Introduction (with John Henderson, 1995)

Beard is Professor of Classics at the University of Cambridge, a fellow of Newnham College, and Royal Academy of Arts Professor of Ancient Literature. Her frequent media appearances and sometimes controversial public statements have led to her being described as "Britain's best-known classicist. Classics: A Very Short Introduction (with John Henderson, 1995); ISBN 0-19-285313-9. Religions of Rome (with John North and Simon Price, 1998)

Authors: Henderson, John & Beard, Mary. Publisher: Oxford Paperbacks. Additional Product Features. John Henderson, Mary Beard. Place of Publication.

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John Henderson, Mary Beard. What are the true roots of these influences, however, and how do our interpretations of these aspects of the Classics differ from their original reception?

The Classics (A Brief Insight): ISBN 9781402775314 (978-1-4027-7531-4) Hardcover, Sterling, 2010. With anecdotes of his life, by John Ireland. Letters and poems, by the late Mr. John Henderson.

The Classics (A Brief Insight): ISBN 9781402775314 (978-1-4027-7531-4) Hardcover, Sterling, 2010. Eastern and Central Arrernte to English Dictionary. ISBN 9780949659743 (978-49659-74-3) Hardcover, IAD Press, 1994.

Mary Beard and John Henderson link a haunting temple on a lonely mountainside to the glory of ancient Greece and the grandeur of Rome, and to classics within modern culture-from Jefferson and Byron to Asterix and Ben-Hur. Rather than focusing on the traditional retelling of the classics, the authors concentrate on one particular artifact-the friezes from the Temple of Apollo at Bassae in Arcadia-as a springboard to explore, define, and debate the relationship between our contemporary world and the ancient one.
The Classics (A Brief Insight) ebook
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