The study of ancient Greek and Roman in their presence and influence on post-classical times and places, not least in the West.
Elodie Paillard deposited The Structural Evolution of Fifth-Century Athenian Society: Archaeological Evidence and Literary Sources in the group Classical Tradition on Humanities Commons 1 day, 21 hours ago
The structure of fifth-century Athenian society remains largely unknown, as is the distribution of its citizens into different socio-political categories. Ancient literary sources mostly describe a society divided into élite and poor. However, the model of a society alternately dominated by
the élite and the ‘lower-class’ is to be recon…[Read more]
This chapter examines the rhetorical skills displayed by secondary (low–status)
characters in the extant tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides. “Rhetorical
skills” are here broadly understood as the abilities required to have one’s voice heard and
one’s opinion taken into account. These speaking abilities contribute to the socio–pol…[Read more]
Maciej Junkiert deposited Polish Reflections: The Reception of the Defeat of Athens in the Works of Gottfried Ernst Groddeck and Joachim Lelewel in the group Classical Tradition on Humanities Commons 4 months, 1 week ago
This article describes how the Polish intellectuals G.E. Groddeck (1763–1825) and Joachim Lelewel (1786–1861) referenced and analysed events connected with the fall of Athens in the Peloponnesian War. It aims to show how treatments of ancient Athens changed after 1795, when the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth ceased to be an independent count…[Read more]
Le romantisme constitue un moment où, dans le cas de la littérature polonaise, la nation est créée en tant qu’imagined community, pour reprendre la formule classique de Benedict Anderson. L’exploration du passé, conformément aux règles de l’historicisme romantique inspiré principalement des penseurs allemands tels que Friedrich Schiller et F…[Read more]
The purpose of this book is to analyse the role which the development of the German Altertumswissenschaft at the turn of the 18th and 19th centuries had (in combination with the English-French intellectual base) on the birth of the Romantic reception of the ancient traditions in Poland.
Questo volume è il frutto della concreta collaborazione tra la SIAC e il Centro di Studi sulla Fortuna dell’Antico “Emanuele Narducci” di Sestri Levante. Le due istituzioni, insieme con il Liceo “Marconi-Delpino” di Chiavari e “Mediaterraneo S.R.L.” di Sestri Levante, hanno, infatti, proficuamente cooperato per la promozione delle XIV Giornate d…[Read more]
Cum officium meum, quo brevi fungar, in hoc constet, quid inter has commentationes et illas, quae in septimo Colloquio Tulliano abhinc triginta annos Varsoviae habitae sint, intersit exquirere, a prooemiis ipsis incipiam: etiam anno MCMLXXXIX duo viri docti praefati sunt, Latine Marianus Plezia et Italice Italus Lana; nec est quin videat quam…[Read more]
Review of . STRAUMANN, Crisis and Constitutionalism. Roman Political Thought from the Fall of the Republic to the Age of Revolution – M.C. ALEXANDER, Roman Amoralism Reconsidered. The Political Culture of the Roman Republic and Historians in an Era of Disillusionment
Marie Tanner deposited April 2021 Renaissance Quarterly review of “Sublime Truth and the Senses Titian’s Poesie for King Philip II of Spain” in the group Classical Tradition on Humanities Commons 6 months ago
“Tanner weaves a compelling scholarly narrative, spellbinding in its encyclopedic circumference….her text provides comprehensive historical and ideological context to comprehend the paintings as they would have been understood by their highly educated sixteenth-century patron and Renaissance humanist viewers.” Renaissance Quarterly, Volume…[Read more]
The publication of my book, Sublime Truth and the Senses: Titian’s Poesie for King Philip II of Spain, ( Harvey Miller: 2019), with a new reading of the heightened meaning of ecstatic imagery for the Hapsburg court, coincides with the exhibition of Titian’s magnificent mythological paintings that are reassembled for the first time since 1704 a…[Read more]
Jednym z następstw, związanych z publikacją Orientalizmu Edwarda W. Saida, było zainicjowanie badań Martina Bernala nad historią starożytnej Grecji i jej późniejszymi reprezentacjami w historiografii, literaturze i filozofii. Nie byłoby w tym fakcie zapewne nic dziwnego, gdyby nie to, że ten Brytyjczyk urodzony w 1937 roku w Londynie, wywodzący…[Read more]
Maciej Junkiert deposited Recepcja spartańskiej historii w pierwszych dekadach XIX wieku. Perspektywa polska: Groddeck – Lelewel ‒ Mickiewicz in the group Classical Tradition on Humanities Commons 11 months, 2 weeks ago
Over the last four decades of the 18th century, the image of Sparta began to include a few characteristic elements that later became an important point of reference for 19th-century writers, philosophers and historians. Issues of Spartan equality of citizens, fully responsible for their country, and also soldierly honour and Sparta’s military c…[Read more]
Miklos Mezosi deposited „…szörnyü elbeszélni mi van ottan…” vagy “…per verba nincs mód, nyelv hogy elbeszélje”? A „perszonifikáció intertextuális lebeg(tet)ése”: Dante Commediá-ja és Petőfi János vitéze in the group Classical Tradition on Humanities Commons 11 months, 4 weeks ago
Whenever we think of “literary travel,” or “travel literature”, we are liable to encounter the history and poetics of genres forming an essential part of what we call literary history.
In this paper I seek to explore the “great literary voyages” that were to substantially contribute to the Western canon. The travels and trials of Odysseus in…[Read more]
This paper contains two poems by Sappho discovered on papyrus in 2014, in the Greek original with a facing Hungarian translation by the author, along with an essay on Sappho and her historical and cultural context.
The Romans developed a sophisticated body of law over one thousand years. The law was consulted and used in medieval and modern Europe, and from Europe it was exported around the world. Many modern legal systems are based, or partly indebted to, Roman law. The Roman legal tradition endured, even as specific rules fell away. The success of the…[Read more]
The book is dedicated to the presence of Greek history in the works of Cyprian Norwid. According to the poet, the Greek origins contributed to the creation of mechanisms that make it possible to diagnose the spiritual condition of the contemporary times through analyzing its relation to the Greek myth of the “Golden Age”. Ideologization of the way…[Read more]
For Paeanius’ Greek translation of Eutropius’ Breviarium, a single manuscript, Iviron 812 (12th cent.), is found to be the only independent witness for establishing the text.
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