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  • Preface
  • List of Articles*
  • The Classical Tradition
  • Contributors
  • Index
  • * List of Articles:
    • Academy
    • Achilles
    • Actaeon
    • Adam, Robert
    • Adonis
    • Aeneas
    • Aeschylus
    • Aesthetics
    • Affecti
    • Ajax
    • Al-Fārābī
    • Alberti, Leon Battista
    • Alcestis
    • Alchemy
    • Alcuin
    • Alexander the Great
    • Alexandria
    • Alexandrianism
    • Allegory
    • Amazons
    • Amphitryon
    • Anacharsis
    • Anacreon and Anacreontics
    • Ancients and Moderns
    • Annius of Viterbo
    • Anthology and Florilegium
    • Anthropology
    • Antigone
    • Antiquarianism
    • Aphrodite
    • Apollo
    • Apollo Belvedere
    • Apuleius
    • Arachne
    • Arcadia
    • Archimedes
    • Architecture
    • Argonauts
    • Ariadne
    • Aristocracy
    • Aristophanes
    • Aristotle and Aristotelianism
    • Armenian Hellenism
    • Art History and Criticism
    • Asterisk
    • Astérix
    • Astrology
    • Astronomy
    • Atheism
    • Athens
    • Atlantis
    • Atlas
    • Atoms and Atomism
    • Atrium
    • Atticism
    • Augustine
    • Augustus
    • Automata
    • Averroës
    • Avicenna
    • Baalbek
    • Bacchanalia and Saturnalia
    • Baghdad Aristotelians
    • Barbarians
    • Barberini Faun
    • Basilisk
    • Baths
    • Bellori, Giovan Pietro
    • Belvedere Torso
    • Bentley, Richard
    • Bessarion of Nicaea
    • Biography
    • Boccaccio, Giovanni
    • Böckh, August
    • Boethius
    • Book, Manuscript: Development
    • and Transmission
    • Book, Manuscript: Production
    • Book, Printed
    • Botany
    • Bronze
    • Brutus
    • Budé, Guillaume
    • Burckhardt, Jacob
    • Byzantium
    • Caesar, as Political Title
    • Caesar, Julius
    • Caesars, Twelve
    • Calendars, Chronicles, Chronology
    • Cameos and Gems
    • Carpe diem
    • Cartography
    • Caryatid
    • Casaubon, Isaac
    • Cassandra
    • Castor and Pollux
    • Catacombs
    • Catharsis
    • Cato the Younger
    • Catullus
    • Cavafy, C.P.
    • Censorship
    • Centaur
    • Cento
    • Chaos
    • Chartres
    • Chaucer, Geoffrey
    • Chrēsis
    • Christine de Pizan
    • Cicero and Ciceronianism
    • Cinema
    • Circe
    • Cities, Praise of
    • City Planning
    • Classical
    • Cleopatra
    • Coins and Medals
    • Collecting
    • Colony
    • Color
    • Colosseum
    • Comedy and the Comic
    • Comic Books
    • Commentary
    • Concord, Philosophical
    • Consolation
    • Constantine
    • Constantinople
    • Constitution, Mixed
    • Corneille, Pierre
    • Cosmology
    • Cupid
    • Cyclops
    • Cynicism
    • Dacier, Anne
    • Danaë
    • Dante Alighieri
    • Daphnis
    • David, Jacques-Louis
    • Delphin Classics
    • Demeter and Persephone
    • Demiurge
    • Democracy
    • Demon
    • Demosthenes
    • Despotism, Oriental
    • Deus ex Machina
    • Devil
    • Dialectic
    • Dialogue
    • Dictatorship
    • Dido
    • Diels, Hermann
    • Dilettanti, Society of
    • Diogenes Laertius
    • Dionysus
    • Diophantus
    • Dioscorides
    • Diotima
    • Divination
    • Domus Aurea
    • Donation of Constantine
    • Donatus
    • Doxography
    • Dramatic Unities
    • Dream Interpretation
    • Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori
    • East and West
    • Ecphrasis
    • Education
    • Egypt
    • Electra
    • Elegy
    • Elgin Marbles
    • Emblem
    • Empedocles
    • Empire
    • Endymion
    • Epic
    • Epictetus
    • Epicurus and Epicureanism
    • Epigram
    • Epigraphy
    • Erasmus, Desiderius
    • Estienne, Henri II (Henricus Stephanus)
    • Ethics
    • Ethnography
    • Etruscans
    • Etymology
    • Euclid
    • Euripides
    • Europe
    • Eustathius
    • Fascism
    • Fashion
    • Fathers, Church
    • Faun
    • Ficino, Marsilio
    • Fin de Siècle Art
    • Forgery
    • Forma Urbis Romae
    • Fortune
    • Forum
    • Founding Fathers, American
    • Fragments
    • Fraternities and Sororities
    • Freud, Sigmund
    • Galatea
    • Galen
    • Galileo Galilei
    • Gandhara
    • Ganymede
    • Gellius, Aulus
    • Genius
    • Genre
    • Geography
    • Gesture and Dance
    • Giants
    • Gibbon, Edward
    • Glass
    • Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von
    • Grammar
    • Grand Tour
    • Greek, Ancient
    • Greek, Modern
    • Greek, Modern Uses of Ancient
    • Greek Anthology
    • Greek Revival
    • Grotto
    • Guidebooks to Ancient Rome
    • Gymnasium
    • Gynecology
    • Hadrian’s Villa
    • Hagia Sophia
    • Hannibal
    • Harmony of the Spheres
    • Heidegger, Martin
    • Helen of Troy
    • Hellenes
    • Hellenistic Age
    • Heraclitus
    • Herculaneum
    • Hercules
    • Herm
    • Hermaphroditus
    • Hermes Trismegistus and
    • Hermeticism
    • Hero
    • Hero and Leander
    • Herodotus
    • Hesiod
    • Heyne, Christian Gottlob
    • Hieroglyphs
    • Hippocrates
    • Hippocratic Oath
    • Historicism
    • Historiography
    • History Painting
    • Homer
    • Homosexuality
    • Horace
    • Households and Householding
    • Humanism
    • Humors
    • Hunayn ibn-Ishāq
    • Hydra
    • Hypnerotomachia Poliphili
    • Iconoclasm
    • Imitation and Mimesis
    • Immortality of the Soul
    • India
    • Inscriptions, Greek and Latin
    • Interpretatio Christiana
    • Iphigenia
    • Iranian Hellenism
    • Irony
    • Isagoge
    • Isidore of Seville
    • Islam
    • Janus
    • Jesuits
    • Judaism
    • Julian
    • Juvenal
    • Knossos
    • Korais, Adamantios
    • Labyrinth
    • Lachmann, Karl
    • Laocoön
    • Latin and the Professions
    • Latin Language
    • Law, Roman
    • Leda
    • Lessing, Gotthold Ephraim
    • Letters and Epistolography
    • Liberal Arts
    • Liberty
    • Libraries
    • Ligorio, Pirro
    • Livy
    • Locus Amoenus
    • Lodging
    • Loeb Classical Library
    • Logic
    • Lucan
    • Lucian
    • Lucretius
    • Lyceum
    • Lyric Poetry
    • Macaulay, Thomas Babington
    • Machiavelli, Niccolò
    • Macrobius
    • Maecenas
    • Maenads
    • Magic
    • Magna Graecia
    • Maison Carrée
    • Mars
    • Marsyas
    • Martial
    • Martianus Capella
    • Marxism
    • Masada
    • Matriarchy
    • Mausoleum
    • Maxims
    • Medea
    • Medicine
    • Melancholy
    • Melanchthon, Philipp
    • Menander
    • Mercuriale, Girolamo
    • Metaphrasis
    • Metaphysics
    • Meteorology
    • Michelangelo
    • Midas
    • Milton, John
    • Mime and Pantomime
    • Mirabilia Urbis
    • Mithras
    • Mnemonics
    • Modernism in Art
    • Mommsen, Theodor
    • Monsters
    • Montaigne, Michel de
    • Mosaic
    • Moschopoulos, Manuel
    • Muses
    • Museum
    • Music
    • Musical Instruments
    • Mycenae
    • Mystery Religions
    • Mythology
    • Names
    • Narcissus
    • Natural History
    • Neo-Latin
    • Neoclassicism
    • Neoplatonism
    • Neptune
    • Nero
    • Nicetas Codex
    • Niebuhr, Barthold Georg
    • Nietzsche, Friedrich
    • Notitia Dignitatum
    • Novel
    • Nudity
    • Numbers, Numerals, Notation
    • Numismatics
    • Obelisk
    • Ode
    • Odysseus
    • Oedipus
    • Olympia
    • Olympic Games
    • Olympus
    • Opera
    • Optics
    • Oracles
    • Ornament
    • Orpheus
    • Ovid
    • Paestum
    • Paganism
    • Palace
    • Palimpsest
    • Palladio, Andrea
    • Palmyra
    • Pan
    • Pandora
    • Panegyric
    • Pantheon
    • Paper Museum
    • Papyrology
    • Parasite
    • Parmenides
    • Parnassus
    • Parody and Burlesque
    • Parthenon
    • Pasquino
    • Pastoral
    • Pausanias
    • Pederasty
    • Pegasus
    • Penelope
    • Pergamon
    • Persia
    • Petrarch
    • Petronius
    • Phaedra
    • Phaethon
    • Pharmacology
    • Philhellenism
    • Philo
    • Philosophy
    • Photius
    • Physiognomy
    • Physiologus
    • Picasso, Pablo
    • Pico della Mirandola, Giovanni
    • Pindar
    • Piranesi, Giovanni Battista
    • Plague
    • Planudes, Maximus
    • Plaster Casts
    • Plato and Platonism
    • Plautus
    • Pléiade
    • Pliny the Elder
    • Pliny the Younger
    • Plutarch
    • Poetics
    • Political Theory
    • Poliziano, Angelo
    • Pompeii
    • Pope, Alexander
    • Popular Culture
    • Pornography
    • Porphyry
    • Portico
    • Portraits, Reception of Ancient
    • Praeneste
    • Presocratics
    • Professionalization of Classics
    • Progress and Decline
    • Prometheus
    • Pronunciation of Greek and Latin
    • Propertius
    • Prosody
    • Psellus, Michael
    • Ptolemy
    • Purple
    • Pygmalion
    • Pyramid
    • Pyramus and Thisbe
    • Pythagoras and Pythagoreanism
    • Rabelais, François
    • Racine, Jean Baptiste
    • Raphael
    • Ravenna
    • Renaissance
    • Replicas
    • Republicanism
    • Revolution, French
    • Rhetoric
    • Rhōmaioi
    • Roads, Roman
    • Roman Monuments, Reuse of
    • Romance, Medieval
    • Romanticism
    • Rome
    • Ronsard, Pierre de
    • Roswitha
    • Rubens
    • Ruins
    • Sacrifice in the Arts
    • Sallust
    • Sappho
    • Sarcophagi
    • Satire
    • Scaliger, Joseph Justus
    • Scaliger, Julius Caesar
    • Schinkel, Karl Friedrich
    • Schlegel, Friedrich
    • Sculpture
    • Seneca the Elder
    • Seneca the Younger
    • Seven Sages of Rome
    • Seven Wonders of the World
    • Sewers
    • Sexuality
    • Shakespeare
    • Sibyls
    • Sicily
    • Sirens
    • Sisyphus
    • Skepticism
    • Slavery
    • Soane, John
    • Socrates
    • Sophocles
    • Sparta
    • Spartacus
    • Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae
    • Split
    • Spolia
    • Sports
    • Squaring the Circle
    • Stadium
    • Statius
    • Stoicism
    • Suda
    • Suetonius
    • Suicide
    • Symposium
    • Syriac Hellenism
    • Tacitus and Tacitism
    • Tantalus
    • Television
    • Temperament
    • Temple
    • Terence
    • Teubner
    • Theater Architecture
    • Thermopylae
    • Thomas Magister
    • Thucydides
    • Thyestes
    • Toga
    • Topos
    • Tourism and Travel
    • Tragedy and the Tragic
    • Translatio Imperii
    • Translation
    • Triclinius, Demetrius
    • Triumphal Arch
    • Triumphal Bridge
    • Troilus
    • Tzetzes, John
    • Ut pictura poesis
    • Valla, Lorenzo
    • Vegetarianism
    • Venice
    • Venus de Milo
    • Veterinary Medicine
    • Vico, Giambattista
    • Virgil
    • Vitruvius and the Classical Orders
    • Volcanoes
    • War, Just
    • Warburg, Aby
    • Warfare
    • Water Supply
    • Widow of Ephesus
    • Wilamowitz-Moellendorff, Ulrich von
    • Winckelmann, Johann Joachim
    • Wolf, Friedrich August
    • Wonders
    • Writing
    • Xanthippe
    • Xenophon
    • Zeno’s Paradoxes
    • Zoology

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  • A Choice Outstanding Academic Title of 2011
  • A Barnes & Noble Review “Year’s Best Reading: 2010” Selection
  • A First Things Notable Book of 2010
  • A New York Times Editors’ Choice, 2010
  • A Washington Post Best Nonfiction Book of 2010

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