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Classical tradition

Gilbert Highet

Classical tradition

Greek and Roman influences on Western literature

by Gilbert Highet

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Classical and modern,
  • Modern and classical,
  • Comparative literature

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Gilbert Highet ; with a new foreword by Harold Bloom
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN833 .H54 2015
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxl, 763 pages
    Number of Pages763
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27182950M
    ISBN 100199377693
    ISBN 109780199377695
    OCLC/WorldCa898594321

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The classical tradition as it informs teaching is good not because it is old or “classical,” but because it works; and what works, whether old or new, is best. That’s the Mason message admirably conveyed by [Karen] Glass. —David V. Hicks Classical education is an education of the heart and conscience as much as it is an education of the /5(50).

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 /5.

The Classical Tradition should rightly evoke gratitude. This is a book whose long, learned, and witty essay on Rome could stand alone as a surprisingly comprehensive guide to that city’s ancient relics, but that also has time for entries on Armenian Hellenism, Hunayn ibn-Ishaāq, and Gandhara; carpe diem, deus ex machina, and the.

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).

"Liberalism: The Classical Tradition" is a good and an important book. However, the book is written with certain presuppositions in mind, such as the importance of division of labor and private ownership of the means of production/5.

The Classical Tradition (Book) Quantity: Add to Cart One of the truly great things about the accordion is its extreme versatility. Other instruments envy its ability to transform from an intimate solo performer to the mightiest of orchestras contained in one player.

The accordion can be as delicate as a single violin, and switch instantly into. The Classical Tradition: Art, Literature, Thought presents an authoritative, coherent and wide-ranging guide to the afterlife of Greco-Roman antiquity in later Western cultures and a ground-breaking reinterpretation of large aspects of Western culture as a whole from a classical perspective.

Features a unique combination of chronological range, cultural scope, coherent argument, and unified. Eric Ormsby reviews "The Classical Tradition," edited by Anthony Grafton, Glenn W. Most and Salvatore Settis. The Classical Tradition and the Americas: European images of the Americas and the classical tradition (2 pts.) according Ages already Amazons America ancient Antipodes antiquity appears beginning believe Book called century Christian cities classical COLUMBUS conquest continent culture described discovered discovery doctrine Dorado earth.

About this book. A Companion to the Classical Tradition accommodates the pressing need for an up-to-date introduction and overview of the growing field of reception studies. A comprehensive introduction and overview of the classical tradition - the interpretation of classical texts in later centuries.

PREFACE, The term “liberalism,” from the Latin “liber” meaning “free,” referred originally to the philosophy of freedom. It still retained this meaning in Europe when this book was written () so that readers who opened its covers expected an analysis of the freedom philosophy of classical liberalism.

The Western Classical Tradition in linguistics extends from Ancient Greece to the 21st century and has spread from Europe to the other four inhabited continents.

It is a story of successive stages of language study, each building upon, or reacting against, the preceding period. Title: The Classical Tradition By: Anthony Grafton Format: Paperback Number of Pages: Vendor: Belknap Press Publication Date: Dimensions: X (inches) Weight: 5 pounds 8 ounces ISBN: ISBN Stock No: WWFormat: Paperback.

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Mises's answer is summed up in the title, by which he meant classical liberalism. Mises did more than restate classical doctrine. He gave a thoroughly modern defense of freedom, one that corrected the errors of the old liberal school by rooting the idea of liberty in the institution of private property (a subject on which the classical school.

Liberalism (original German title: Liberalismus) is a book by Austrian School economist and libertarian thinker Ludwig von Mises, containing economic analysis and indicting critique of was first published in by Gustav Fischer Verlag in Jena and defending classical liberal ideology based on individual property ng from the principle of private property, Mises shows Author: Ludwig von Mises.

Originally published inGilbert Highet's seminal The Classical Tradition is a herculean feat of comparative literature and a landmark publication in the history of classical reception. As Highet states in the opening lines of his Preface, this book outlines the chief ways in which Greek and Latin influence has moulded the literatures of western Europe and America.

Condition: Good. Highet, Gilbert. The Classical Tradition: Greek and Roman Influences on Western Literature. NY: Galaxy, pp.

Indexed. Thick 8vo. Paperback. Book condition: Good with soiled text block edges. Rolled spine. Lightly bumped and rubbed extremities and wraps. Former owner's name on first leaf. Pencil note on a few rear leaves. The legacy of ancient Greece and Rome has been imitated, resisted, misunderstood, and reworked by every culture that followed.

In this volume, some five hundred articles by a wide range of scholars investigate the afterlife of this rich heritage in the fields of literature, philosophy, art, architecture, history, politics, religion, and science.This book surveys the birth and growth of the classical tradition and its collapse in the nineteenth century, and attempts to discuss art as but one manifestation of the antique in .Modern pastoral care, Andrew Purves believes, has been overly influenced by psychological theory and too often uninformed by historical practice.

The result is a pastoral practice that has diminished the reality of God. In this book, Purves aims to reclaim pastoral theology as a theological discipline. He does this by examining classical texts from the tradition, texts that have the, and he 5/5(1).