Edition: 1997
Pages: 194
Series: BCM
ISBN: 9788842053378

The Ways of Classicism 2. Classicism and Liberty

Luciano Canfora


From the Reformation to the Restoration, classical studies and thinking on the ancients in the centuries when modern liberty arose.

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Luciano Canfora

Luciano Canfora, historian of the ancient world and Italian philologist, is one of Italy’s foremost living intellectuals. Professor emeritus of Greek and Latin philology at the University of Bari, he is a member of the “Institute for the classical tradition” in Boston, of the “Fondazione Istituto Gramsci” in Rome, and directs the journal Quaderni di storia. His numerous studies, translated worldwide, are characterised by a multidisciplinary approach and a broad field of research.

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