Bring Out Your Dead: The Past as Revelation

Bring Out Your Dead: The Past as Revelation

by Anthony Grafton

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780674015975
Publisher: Harvard
Publication date: 10/25/2004
Pages: 368
Sales rank: 899,133
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.87(d)

About the Author

Anthony Grafton is Henry Putnam University Professor of History at Princeton University.

Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • I. Histories and Traditions

    • 1. Panofsky, Alberti, and the Ancient World
    • 2. The Ancient City Restored: Archaeology, Ecclesiastical History, and Egyptology
    • 3. The Hand and the Soul
    • 4. The Rest versus the West


  • II. Humanism and Science

    • 5. The New Science and the Traditions of Humanism
    • 6. Civic Humanism and Scientific Scholarship at Leiden


  • III. Communities of Learning

    • 7. Printers’ Correctors and the Publication of Classical Texts
    • 8. Those Humanists!
    • 9. The World of the Polyhistors: Humanism and Encyclopedism
    • 10. Jean Hardouin: The Antiquary as Pariah
    • 11. Petronius and Neo-Latin Satire: The Reception of the Cena Trimalchionis


  • IV. Profiles

    • 12. Portrait of Justus Lipsius
    • 13. Descartes the Dreamer
    • 14. An Introduction to the New Science of Giambattista Vico
    • 15. Jacob Bernays, Joseph Scaliger, and Others


  • Notes
  • Sources
  • Index

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