Querelle des Anciens et des Modernes
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A. The Fundamental Argument of the Querelle (CT)

In the European history of ideas, several ages have tried to explain what is specifically different about them by means of a direct confrontation with the Antiquity (i.e. as they conceive it). It was even more common in certain areas for what…

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Schmitt, Arbogast, “Querelle des Anciens et des Modernes”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider. Consulted online on 17 October 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e15205340>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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