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John Singer Sargent The Complete Paintings Cumulative Index to Volumes I-IX
ISBN: HB: 9780300219203, Yale University Press, November 2020
144 pp., 30.5x24.8 cm, 2 black&white illus.
The cumulative index to "John Singer Sargent: The Complete Paintings" comprises two indexes covering the nine volumes of the complete catalogue raisonne: a comprehensive general index and an index of the titles of all the works by Sargent that have b...
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Raphael and the Antique
ISBN: HB: 9781789141504, Reaktion Books, February 2020
288 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 71 illus., 66 in colour
The Renaissance artist Raphael is known for his extraordinary frescoes, his sublime Madonnas, devotional altarpieces, architectural designs, and his inventive prints and tapestries. It was his use of ancient Roman models – classical sculptures, relie...
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In Praise of Annada, Volume 2 Murty Classical Library of India 25
ISBN: HB: 9780674970984, Harvard University Press, January 2020
400 pp., 20.3x13.3 cm
In 1752, the Bengali poet Bharatchandra Ray completed a long narrative poem dedicated to the glory of Annada, the consort of Shiva and the divinity who, as her name proclaims, "bestows the bounty of rice". A poet well-versed in Sanskrit, Persian, an...
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Lovers of the Soul, Lovers of the Body Philosophical and Religious Perspectives in Late Antiquity
ISBN: PB: 9780674241329, Harvard University Press, January 2020
600 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 12 photos
The relationship between the soul and the body was a point of contentious debate among philosophers and theologians in late antiquity. Modern scholarship has inherited this legacy, but split the study of the relation of body and soul between the disc...
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Roman History, Volume I Loeb Classical Library 2
ISBN: HB: 9780674996472, Harvard University Press, January 2020
454 pp., 16x10.8 cm
Appian (Appianus) is among our principal sources for the history of the Roman Republic, particularly in the second and first centuries BC, and sometimes our only source, as for the Third Punic War and the destruction of Carthage. Born circa AD 95, Ap...
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Roman History, Volume II Loeb Classical Library 3
ISBN: HB: 9780674996489, Harvard University Press, January 2020
356 pp., 16x10.8 cm
Appian (Appianus) is among our principal sources for the history of the Roman Republic, particularly in the second and first centuries BC, and sometimes our only source, as for the Third Punic War and the destruction of Carthage. Born circa AD 95, Ap...
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Roman History, Volume III Loeb Classical Library 4
ISBN: HB: 9780674997264, Harvard University Press, January 2020
391 pp., 16x10.8 cm
Appian (Appianus) is among our principal sources for the history of the Roman Republic, particularly in the second and first centuries BC, and sometimes our only source, as for the Third Punic War and the destruction of Carthage. Born circa AD 95, Ap...
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Agamemnon, the Pathetic Despot Reading Characterization in Homer
ISBN: PB: 9780674984455, Harvard University Press, January 2020
275 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm
Agamemnon led a ten-year-long struggle at Troy only to return home and die a pathetic death at his wife's hands. Yet while Agamemnon's story exerts an outsize influence – rivalled by few epic personalities – on the poetic narratives of the Iliad and...
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Who Am I? (Mis)Identity and the Polis in "Oedipus Tyrannus"
ISBN: PB: 9780674237940, Harvard University Press, January 2020
270 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm
Oedipus's major handicap in life is not knowing who he is – and both parricide and incest result from his ignorance of his identity. With two questions – "Who am I?" and "Who is my father?" – on his mind (and on his lips), the obsessed Oedipus arrive...
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Worship of Confucius in Japan
ISBN: HB: 9780674237261, Harvard University Press, January 2020
450 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 34 photos
How has Confucius, quintessentially and symbolically Chinese, been received throughout Japanese history? "The Worship of Confucius in Japan" provides the first overview of the richly documented and colorful Japanese version of the East Asian ritual t...
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