History of Greek Culture
By (author) Jacob Burckhardt
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History of Greek Culture by Jacob Burckhardt
Book DescriptionThis monumental work by a distinguished European scholar presents a scrupulously realistic approach to ancient Greek civilization. Burckhardt explores regional variations, virtues, and faults of city-states, discusses the fine arts, examines poesy and music, and presents perceptive accounts of enduring Greek achievements in philosophy, science, and oratory. 80 photographs, 25 black-and-white illustrations.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780486420967
(229mm x 152mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Dover Publications Inc.
Publisher: Dover Publications Inc.
Publish Date: 28-Mar-2003
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Jacob Burckhardt
Civilisation of the Period of the Renaissance in Italy, Paperback (November 2014)
Burckhardt's 1860 magnum opus on the development of the Italian Renaissance, here reissued in the two-volume English translation of 1878.
Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy, Paperback (September 2010)
A distinguished scholar explores innovations in art and attitudes in this classic of cultural history. It chronicles the revival of humanism, church/empire conflicts, and the rise of modern government and individualism.
Greeks and Greek Civilization, Paperback / softback (October 1999)
In 1872 Burckhardt, one of the preeminent historians of classical and Renaissance culture, presented this revolutionary work, which portrays ancient Greek culture as an aristocratic world and tyrannical state with minimal personal freedoms. This landmark culmination of 30 years of scholarship offers a rich cultural history of a fascinating society.
Judgments on History and Historians, Paperback (January 1999)» View all books by Jacob Burckhardt
This volume consists of records collected from Burckhardt's lecture notes for history courses at the University of Basel from 1865 to 1885. The 149 brief sections span five eras: antiquity, the middle ages, history from 1450 to 1598, the history of the 17th 18th century, and the Age of Revolution.
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