Collects alphabetically arranged essays on how classical tradition has shaped popular culture, government, mathematics, medicine, and drama.Through a romantic understanding of the Greek theater, the ancient spirit of democracy was apparently reborn. bibl. ... Scholars have adduced numerous reasons that Leonidas, together with 300 Spartan citizens and 1, 100 other Greek soldiers, held their position at ... on the Eurotas as the lone historical model of an ideal Volksge- meinschaft (society composed of one pure people or race) and portrayedanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Classical Tradition|
|Author||:||Anthony Grafton, Glenn W Most, Salvatore Settis|
|Publisher||:||Harvard University Press - 2010-10-25|