This text focuses on varied topics of the ancient Greek world that can be interesting for experts, students and anyone who wants to know more about ancient Western science and culture dating from the Hellenistic and classical times. The book is devoted to linguistic, cultural and scientific topics, and talks about a new Helios or Sun that illuminated the course of history. Some of the topics covered are the double erotic side of love, centaurs, Greek and modern democracy, the Olympic movement, the birth of written communication in Greece and its evolution, Plutarch and Polybius’ bilingualism, ancient Greek medicine and its evolution… At the same time, this text deals with Barlaam and Josaphat, Alfonso X of Castile, the pastoral novel, Juan Fernández de Heredia and his alleged translation of Plutarch to Aragonese, Pedro Montegón and the Catalan Eugeni d’Ors.
Manuel Cerezo Magán
“Helios”: de los griegos a Eugeni d’Ors. Temas de cultura griega antigua y tradición clásica
|Format:||17 x 24 cm|