The Resource Remembering Parthenope : the reception of classical Naples from antiquity to the present, edited by Jessica Hughes and Claudio Buongiovanni

Remembering Parthenope : the reception of classical Naples from antiquity to the present, edited by Jessica Hughes and Claudio Buongiovanni

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Remembering Parthenope : the reception of classical Naples from antiquity to the present
Title
Remembering Parthenope
Title remainder
the reception of classical Naples from antiquity to the present
Statement of responsibility
edited by Jessica Hughes and Claudio Buongiovanni
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This edited collection focuses on how the ancient past of the city of Naples has been invented, shaped, transmitted, and received in literature, art, and material culture since the time of the city's foundation. Adopting a chronological approach, chapters examine important moments in Naples' reception history from the Roman period (when the city was already several centuries old) to the present day. Among the topics covered are representations of the city's early history and mythology in texts and temples of the Roman period; later uses of Roman spolia (marble sculptures and architectural elements) in Christian churches; the importance of antiquity to the rulers of the Angevin and Swabian periods; the appropriation of the city's classical heritage by Renaissance humanists; the image of the 'local' poets Virgil and Statius in later eras; humanist images of the ancient aqueducts and catacombs that ran beneath the city; representations of classical monuments in early modern city guides; images of ancient ruins in contemporary Catholic nativity scenes; and the archaeology and philosophy of the city's Metro system. Featuring contributions from an interdisciplinary range of scholars, this comprehensive volume provides a highly accessible point of entry into the vast bibliography on ancient Naples
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Cataloging source
ERASA
Dewey number
938
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
DG845.6
LC item number
.R46 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hughes, Jessica
  • Buongiovanni, Claudio
Series statement
Classical presences
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  • Naples (Italy)
  • Naples (Italy)
  • Naples (Italy)
  • Naples (Italy)
  • Antike
  • Neapel
  • Rezeption
  • Civilization
  • Literature
  • Italy
Label
Remembering Parthenope : the reception of classical Naples from antiquity to the present, edited by Jessica Hughes and Claudio Buongiovanni
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 323-366) and index
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volume
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  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvii, 370 pages
Isbn
9780199673933
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)894201767
  • (OCoLC)ocn894201767
Label
Remembering Parthenope : the reception of classical Naples from antiquity to the present, edited by Jessica Hughes and Claudio Buongiovanni
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 323-366) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvii, 370 pages
Isbn
9780199673933
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)894201767
  • (OCoLC)ocn894201767

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