Brill’s New Pauly Supplements II - Volume 7 : Figures of Antiquity and their Reception in Art, Literature and Music

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Preface
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Figures of Antiquity and their Reception in Art, Literature and Music provides a companion volume to that on Myth and the Reception of Myth (ed. Maria Moog-Grünewald, 2008) within the series of supplements to Brill's New Pauly. Historical figures of Antiquity have been as important as those of ancient mythology in the construction of memorial cultures, from the medieval to the postmodern. They have shaped the geographical spaces in which we live and act, created the works, systems of thought and artefacts that exerted decisive…

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Peter von Möllendorff, Annette Simonis and Linda Simonis, “Preface”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements II - Volume 7 : Figures of Antiquity and their Reception in Art, Literature and Music, English edition by Chad M. Schroeder (2016). Original German-language edition: Historische Gestalten der Antike: Rezeption in Literatur, Kunst und Musik. Herausgegeben von Peter von Möllendorf, Annette Simonis und Linda Simonis. Serie: Der Neue Pauly Supplemente 2. Staffel, herausgegeben von Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, vol. 7. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2013). Consulted online on 14 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-3418_bnps7_SIM_005027>
First published online: 2015
First print edition: 20160217



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