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Antiquity and Enlightenment culture new approaches and perspectives

Title
Antiquity and Enlightenment culture [electronic resource] : new approaches and perspectives / edited by Felicity Loughlin and Alexandre Johnston.
ISBN
9789004412675
9004412670
9789004405035
Publication
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2020]
Physical Description
1 online resource ( xii, 247 pages) : illustrations (some color).
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Notes
"This volume proceeds from an international conference held at the University of Edinburgh on 2 April 2016 entitled "Antiquity and the History of Ideas in Eighteenth-Century Europe."--Acknowledgments.
Electronic reproduction. Leiden, Netherlands Available via World Wide Web.
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Print version: Antiquity and Enlightenment culture Leiden : Brill, [2020]
Format
Books / Online
Language
English
Added to Catalog
May 09, 2024
Series
Metaforms ; v. 17.
Metaforms : studies in the reception of classical antiquity ; volume 17
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Half Title
Series Information
Title Page
Copyright Page
Contents
Acknowledgements
Figures
Abbreviations
Notes on Contributors
Part 1 Danger and Delight: Reading Ancient Literature
Chapter 1 Pseudohistory and Metafiction in the Eighteenth Century
1 Pseudohistory
2 Metafiction
Acknowledgements
Bibliography
Chapter 2 The Philosophy of Ancient Poetry: Greek Poetic Pessimism in the Voyage du jeune Anacharsis en Grèce
1 The Greek Ideal and Greek Pessimism between the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries
2 Anacharsis and Philocles: Greek Pessimistic Thought and the Ode to Happiness
3 A Time of Transition
Bibliography
Part 2 Antiquity on Display: Travellers, Grand Tourists, Collectors
Chapter 3 The "Nymphs" of the Fountain of Arethusa and the Representation of Classical Sicily in Travel Works, c.1770-1860
1 The Fountain of Arethusa
2 Changes in Travel Narratives
3 Conclusion
Bibliography
Chapter 4 Antiquity and the Grand Tour Portrait: Rethinking the Significance of Pompeo Batoni's Use of Classical Sculpture, 1753-1762
1 Early Examples of Classical Insertions
2 Rethinking the Significance of Batoni's Use of Antiquity
3 Charles John Crowle (1738-1811)
4 Conclusion
Bibliography
Chapter 5 Hidden Dimensions and Elusive Forms in Johan Zoffany's Charles Townley and Friends in his Library at Park Street, Westminster, 1781-1783, 1798
1 The Painting during Townley's Lifetime
2 Hidden Dimensions and Elusive Forms
3 The Painting after Townley's Death
4 Conclusion
Bibliography
Part 3 Antiquity and National Identity: Scotland and Greece
Chapter 6 The Scottish Heresy: George Mackenzie's Pelagian Biographies
1 Recovering Mackenzie
2 The Lives and Characters
3 (Semi-)Pelagianism in Early Modern Thought
4 Mackenzie the (Semi-)Pelagian
Bibliography
Chapter 7 Rome in Caledonia: Eighteenth-Century Interpretations of Scotland's Ancient Past
Bibliography
Chapter 8 The Enlightenment and the Teaching of Ancient Greek Grammar in Greece
1 Eighteenth-Century Greece: National Identity, Language, and Pedagogy
2 A Forerunner of the Revolution: the Project of Rhigas Velestinlis
3 The Greek Enlightenment
4 Neophytos Vamvas (1776-1855): Teacher of the Nation
5 Teaching in Greece before and after the Enlightenment: Vamvas's Account
6 Konstantinos Koumas (1777-1836): a History of Greek Education
7 Conclusions
Bibliography
Part 4 Antiquity in Moral Philosophy and Political Thought
Chapter 9 Hume, Cicero, and Eighteenth-Century Moral Philosophy
Acknowledgements
Bibliography
Chapter 10 Rousseau's Rome and Political Pragmatism
1 Rousseau's Antiquity: a Nostalgic Attack against Modernity?
2 Rousseau's Antiquities and his Definition of Liberty
3 Rome's Exemplary Assemblies
4 Rome: a Miracle from History
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