Classics: A Very Short Introduction [Audiobook] download free by John Henderson

Classics: A Very Short Introduction Audiobook download free by John Henderson
  • Listen audiobook: Classics: A Very Short Introduction
  • Author: John Henderson
  • Release date: 2000/10/1
  • Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Art and Photography
  • ISBN: 9780192853851
  • Rating: 7.44 of 10
  • Votes: 148
  • Review by: Preston Nunley
  • Review rating: 7.63 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/4
  • Duration: 2H0M33S in 256 kbps (32 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-08-08
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: MP3, OGG, WAV, FLAC, MPEG4, Shorten, WMA (compression RAR, AZW3, BZ2, ZIP)
  • Total pages original book: 160
  • Includes a PDF summary of 15 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 10M54S (3 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: This Very Short Introduction to Classics links a haunting temple on a lonely mountainside to the glory of ancient Greece and the grandeur of Rome, and to Classics within modern culture-from Jefferson and Byron to Asterix and Ben-Hur. We are all Classicists - we come into touch with the Classics daily: in our culture, politics, medicine, architecture, language, and literature. What are the true roots of these influences, however, and how do our interpretations of these aspects of the Classics differ from their original reception? This introduction to the Classics begins with a visit to the British Museum to view the frieze which once decorated the Apollo Temple at Bassae. Through these sculptures, John Henderson andMary Beard prompt us to consider the significance of Classics as a means of discovery and enquiry, its value in terms of literature, philposophy, and culture, and its importance as a source of imagery. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Cultural Studies, Anthologies (non-poetry), Architecture, Literary Studies: Classical, Early & Medieval
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 9.76 USD
  • Dimensions: 112x179x9mm
  • Weight: 124g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Oxford, United Kingdom

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