Hellenic Heritage Ancient, Byzantine and Modern

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Two lectures dealing with Greek culture.
“The aim of this book is to give as far as possible in brief compass a series of significant glimpses of the long, uninterrupted Greek cultural tradition, from the Antiquity to the present, in the fields of the fine arts, the sciences, language, philosophy, and religion. This volume may be viewed as a sequel to my shorter work: Cultural and Educational Continuity of Greece, whose scope is more limited.”
—“PREFACE”

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Two lectures dealing with Greek culture.
“The aim of this book is to give as far as possible in brief compass a series of significant glimpses of the long, uninterrupted Greek cultural tradition, from the Antiquity to the present, in the fields of the fine arts, the sciences, language, philosophy, and religion. This volume may be viewed as a sequel to my shorter work: Cultural and Educational Continuity of Greece, whose scope is more limited.”
—“PREFACE”

CONTENTS

PREFACE
FIRST LECTURE
THE HELLENIC HERITAGE: ANCIENT, BYZANTINE, AND MODERN
1. The Heritage of Ancient Greece
2. The Heritage in Byzantium
3. The Hellenic Heritage in Modern Times
SECOND LECTURE
GREEK CULTURE AFTER THE FALL OF CONSTANTINOPLE (1453)
1. Introductory
2. Culture in the 16th Century
3. Culture in the 17th Century
4. Culture in the 18th Century
5. The Role of Libraries
INDEX OF PROPER NAMES
INDEX OF SUBJECTS

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Author Constantine Cavarnos
Pages 128
Cover Soft
Width (mm) 140
Height (mm) 215

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