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Author Burton, Howard

Title The Derveni Papyrus A Conversation with Richard Janko
Published Toronto : Open Agenda Publishing, 2021


Description 1 online resource (43 p.)
Series Ideas Roadshow Conversations Ser
Ideas Roadshow Conversations Ser
Contents Intro -- A Note on the Text -- Introduction -- The Conversation -- I. A Great Discovery -- II. Derveni Details -- III. An Ancient Culture War -- IV. Rose-coloured Glasses? -- V. Summing Up -- Continuing the Conversation
Summary This book is based on an in-depth filmed conversation between Howard Burton and Richard Janko, Gerald F. Else Distinguished University Professor of Classical Studies at the University of Michigan. This wide-ranging conversation covers Richard Janko's research on the Derveni Papyrus, Europe's oldest surviving manuscript from the 4th century BCE and the most important text relating to early Greek literature, science, religion and philosophy to have come to light since the Renaissance. This carefully-edited book includes an introduction, Discovering the Past, and questions for discussion at the e
Notes Description based upon print version of record
Subject Janko, Richard, 1955- -- Interviews
Derveni papyrus.
Derveni papyrus.
Philosophy, Ancient.
Cults -- Greece.
Philosophy, Ancient.
Greece -- Religion.
Genre/Form Interviews.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781771700665