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B&N Exclusives Baby Boutique Boxed Sets Graphic Novels for Young Readers Kids' Classics Kids' Book Awards Personalized Books STEAM/STEM Books & Toys Summer Reading Trend Shop Age Groups 0 - 2 Years 3 - 5 Years 6 - 8 Years 9 - 12 Years. Gilbert Highet's 'The Classical Tradition' gives its reader a thorough walk through of the parts that Grecco-Roman classics have played in the Western Literary Tradition. Beyond this, it is a reminder of how the classics (of any intellectual tradition, really) may function to inspire contemporary works of art, serving to lend a richer understanding of our world/5. Originally published in , Gilbert Highet's seminal The Classical Tradition is a herculean feat of comparative literature and a landmark publication in the history of classical g: Norway. Arranged alphabetically from Academy to Zoology, the essays—designed and written to serve scholars, students, and the general reader alike—show how the Classical tradition has shaped human endeavors from art to government, mathematics to medicine, drama to urban planning, legal theory to popular culture.5/5(2).
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Eric Ormsby reviews "The Classical Tradition," edited by Anthony Grafton, Glenn W. Most and Salvatore SettisMissing: Norway. The International Journal of the Classical Tradition (IJCT), the official organ of the International Society for the Classical Tradition, is a quarterly periodical devoted to the scholarly study of the reception of Graeco-Roman antiquity in other cultures and later IJCT is a peer-reviewed g: Norway. These are just a handful of the ancient lines of cultural descent examined in THE CLASSICAL TRADITION (Belknap/Harvard University, $), a heady, hefty new single-volume reference work aptly. Classical Traditions in Modern Fantasy is the first collection of essays in English focusing on how fantasy draws deeply on ancient Greek and Roman mythology, philosophy, literature, history, art, and cult practice. Presenting fifteen all-new essays intended for both scholars and other readers of fantasy, this volume explores many of the most significant examples of the modern Missing: Norway.