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The Resource Confronting the classics : traditions, adventures and innovations, Mary Beard

Confronting the classics : traditions, adventures and innovations, Mary Beard

Label
Confronting the classics : traditions, adventures and innovations
Title
Confronting the classics
Title remainder
traditions, adventures and innovations
Statement of responsibility
Mary Beard
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
QPPL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Beard, Mary
Dewey number
930
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Civilization, Classical
  • Classical antiquities
Label
Confronting the classics : traditions, adventures and innovations, Mary Beard
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: Section One Ancient Greece -- 1.Builder of Ruins -- 2.Sappho Speaks -- 3.Which Thucydides Can You Trust? -- 4.Alexander: How Great? -- 5.What Made the Greeks Laugh? -- Section Two Heroes & Villains of early Rome -- 6.Who Wanted Remus Dead? -- 7.Hannibal at Bay -- 8.Quousque Tandem ...? -- 9.Roman Art Thieves -- 10.Spinning Caesar's Murder -- Section Three Imperial Rome - Emperors, Empresses & Enemies -- 11.Looking for the Emperor -- 12.Cleopatra: The Myth -- 13.Married to the Empire -- 14.Caligula's Satire? -- 15.Nero's Colosseum? -- 16.British Queen -- 17.Bit-part Emperors -- 18.Hadrian and his Villa -- Section Four Rome from the Bottom up -- 19.Ex-slaves and Snobbery -- 20.Fortune-telling, Bad Breath and Stress -- 21.Keeping the Armies out of Rome -- 22.Life and Death in Roman Britain -- 23.South Shields Aramaic -- Section Five Arts & Culture; Tourists & Scholars -- 24.Only Aeschylus Will Do? -- 25.Arms and the Man --
  • Contents note continued: 26.Don't Forget your Pith Helmet -- 27.Pompeii for the Tourists -- 28.The Golden Bough -- 29.Philosophy meets Archaeology -- 30.What Gets Left Out -- 31.Asterix and the Romans
Control code
000050662516
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 310 p.
Isbn
9781781250488
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)818462511
Label
Confronting the classics : traditions, adventures and innovations, Mary Beard
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: Section One Ancient Greece -- 1.Builder of Ruins -- 2.Sappho Speaks -- 3.Which Thucydides Can You Trust? -- 4.Alexander: How Great? -- 5.What Made the Greeks Laugh? -- Section Two Heroes & Villains of early Rome -- 6.Who Wanted Remus Dead? -- 7.Hannibal at Bay -- 8.Quousque Tandem ...? -- 9.Roman Art Thieves -- 10.Spinning Caesar's Murder -- Section Three Imperial Rome - Emperors, Empresses & Enemies -- 11.Looking for the Emperor -- 12.Cleopatra: The Myth -- 13.Married to the Empire -- 14.Caligula's Satire? -- 15.Nero's Colosseum? -- 16.British Queen -- 17.Bit-part Emperors -- 18.Hadrian and his Villa -- Section Four Rome from the Bottom up -- 19.Ex-slaves and Snobbery -- 20.Fortune-telling, Bad Breath and Stress -- 21.Keeping the Armies out of Rome -- 22.Life and Death in Roman Britain -- 23.South Shields Aramaic -- Section Five Arts & Culture; Tourists & Scholars -- 24.Only Aeschylus Will Do? -- 25.Arms and the Man --
  • Contents note continued: 26.Don't Forget your Pith Helmet -- 27.Pompeii for the Tourists -- 28.The Golden Bough -- 29.Philosophy meets Archaeology -- 30.What Gets Left Out -- 31.Asterix and the Romans
Control code
000050662516
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 310 p.
Isbn
9781781250488
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)818462511

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