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10. ‘Et in Arcadia Ego’

10. ‘Et in Arcadia Ego’  

Mary Beard and John Henderson

in Classics: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2000
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776458
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192853851.003.0010
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chapter
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9780192853851
‘Et in Arcadia Ego’ is based on the term coined by Pope Clement IX in the 17th century, who found inspiration from Virgil's ‘Arcadian’ Eclogues. Its story tells of death and paradise and ... More
1. Origins of the Goths

1. Origins of the Goths  

Nick Groom

in The Gothic: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2012
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777905
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199586790.003.0001
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chapter
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9780199586790
‘Origins of the Goths’ charts the history of the Goths. There have been many theories on the development of the Gothic race, their influence in history, and their religious beliefs. The ... More
Decadence: A Very Short Introduction

Decadence: A Very Short Introduction  

David Weir

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2018
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Apr 2018
eISBN: 
9780190610258
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780190610227.001.0001
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book
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9780190610227
Decadence: A Very Short Introduction provides an overview of the culture of decadence—the artistic expression of a conflicted sense of modernity—by tracing its origin in ... More
2. Pariscultural decadence

2. Paris: cultural decadence  

David Weir

in Decadence: A Very Short Introduction

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Mar 2018
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Apr 2018
eISBN: 
9780190610258
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780190610227.003.0003
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9780190610227
The decline of Rome held special relevance for the French because the architects of the French Revolution took Republican Rome as their model of governance. The work of the traditionalist ... More
3. Being There

3. Being There  

Mary Beard and John Henderson

in Classics: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2000
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776458
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192853851.003.0003
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chapter
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9780192853851
‘Being There’ experience Classics in the light of what previous generations have said, thought, and written about the ancient world. But the differences lie, even more strikingly, in the ... More
1. The story according to the Iliad, the Odyssey, and the Epic Cycle

1. The story according to the Iliad, the Odyssey, and the Epic Cycle  

Eric H. Cline

in The Trojan War: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
May 2013
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Sep 2013
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9780199365852
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10.1093/actrade/9780199760275.003.0001
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9780199760275
‘The story according to the Iliad, the Odyssey, and the Epic Cycle’ introduces the presentation of the story in the earliest classical sources. The story of the war is told through the Epic ... More
2. Epic

2. Epic  

William Allen

in Classical Literature: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2014
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Mar 2014
eISBN: 
9780191779701
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199665457.003.0002
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Epic was a prestigious but also malleable and enduring ancient literary form. ‘Epic’ shows that in societies where warfare was endemic, a genre which both celebrated and explored such ... More
7. Pastoral

7. Pastoral  

William Allen

in Classical Literature: A Very Short Introduction

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Mar 2014
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Mar 2014
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9780191779701
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10.1093/actrade/9780199665457.003.0007
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‘Pastoral’ examines the invention of pastoral poetry in the urban metropolis of Alexandria in Hellenistic Egypt, showing how the genre's literary sophistication and nostalgia for rural ... More
4. Death

4. Death  

Liza Knapp

in Leo Tolstoy: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
May 2019
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May 2019
eISBN: 
9780191851650
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198813934.003.0004
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9780198813934
Death was a fact of Tolstoy’s life from the start. He lost both of his parents during childhood and then, as a young man, Tolstoy witnessed and caused death at war. Death continued to haunt ... More
Classics: A Very Short Introduction

Classics: A Very Short Introduction  

Mary Beard and John Henderson

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2000
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776458
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192853851.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780192853851
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 ... More
9. Imagine That

9. Imagine That  

Mary Beard and John Henderson

in Classics: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2000
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776458
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192853851.003.0009
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‘Imagine That’ considers an Arcadian ‘elsewhere’, first imagined by Virgil during the early days of Augustus' rise to power, where the imagination could escape mundane time and tune into ... More
6. Grand Theories

6. Grand Theories  

Mary Beard and John Henderson

in Classics: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2000
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776458
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192853851.003.0006
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9780192853851
‘Grand Theories’ focuses on the continuing efforts to make available the most authentic texts of classical literature. Classical editors explain the language and content of the works they ... More
1. Introduction

1. Introduction  

Kyle Keefer (ed.)

in The New Testament As Literature: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2008
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365500
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195300208.003.0001
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chapter
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9780195300208
The New Testament has been through 2,000 years of interpretation. Millions of people across the world have felt the influence of it. Christians read the New Testament religiously assuming ... More
Classical Literature: A Very Short Introduction

Classical Literature: A Very Short Introduction  

William Allan

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2014
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Mar 2014
eISBN: 
9780191779701
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199665457.001.0001
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book
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9780199665457
From popular histories through to reworkings of classical subject matter by contemporary poets, dramatists, and novelists, the classical world and the masterpieces of its literature ... More
Introduction

Introduction  

David Weir

in Decadence: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2018
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Apr 2018
eISBN: 
9780190610258
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780190610227.003.0001
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780190610227
The Introduction first considers the etymological and historical meanings of decadence. Different interpretations of the word “decadence” point to historical decline, social decay, and ... More

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