Greek in a Cold Climate

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In this sequel to BLOOD FOR THE GHOSTS AND CLASSICAL SURVIVALS, Hugh Lloyd-Jones treats many topics in the study of the ancient world. The subjects range from Homer and Pindar to the pioneering work of modern scholars such as Scaliger, Gilbert Murray, Dean Inge and Edgar Lobel and the relevance (or lack of relevance) of psychoanalysis to a proper interpretation of classical thought and literature. A final chapter, from which the title of the collection derives, gives a new assessment of the place of Greek ...

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Overview

In this sequel to BLOOD FOR THE GHOSTS AND CLASSICAL SURVIVALS, Hugh Lloyd-Jones treats many topics in the study of the ancient world. The subjects range from Homer and Pindar to the pioneering work of modern scholars such as Scaliger, Gilbert Murray, Dean Inge and Edgar Lobel and the relevance (or lack of relevance) of psychoanalysis to a proper interpretation of classical thought and literature. A final chapter, from which the title of the collection derives, gives a new assessment of the place of Greek learning in the world today.

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Editorial Reviews

The Classical Journal
Hugh Lloyd-Jones is no ordinary academic mortal, but an important figure on our literary scene.
— 'swyn Murray, Observer
Times Higher Education Supplement
An eloquent advocate of the classical tradition, and a rich and fertile mind.
— 'swyn Murray, Observer
Classical The Journal
"It is an impressive collection, demonstrating Lloyd-Jones's extraordinary range of familiarity with English and European literature and history, and presented with much wit and elegance of style."
Times Higher Educational Supplement
"An eloquent advocate of the classical tradition, and a rich and fertile mind."
Oswyn Murray
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  • ISBN-13: 9780389209676
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 11/1/1991
  • Pages: 248
  • Product dimensions: 6.44 (w) x 9.42 (h) x 0.91 (d)

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