Down from Olympus: Archaeology and Philhellenism in Germany, 1750-1970

Down from Olympus: Archaeology and Philhellenism in Germany, 1750-1970

by SuzanneL.Marchand (Author)

Synopsis

Argues that nineteenth-century philhellenes inherited both an elitist, normative aesthetics and an ascetic, scholarly ethos from their Romantic predecessors; German "neohumanists" promised to reconcile these intellectual commitments, and by so doing, to revitalize education and the arts.

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Format: Paperback
Pages: 424
Edition: New edition
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Published: 06 Jan 2003

ISBN 10: 0691114781
ISBN 13: 9780691114781