Dr. Oswyn Murray is CUF Lecturer in Ancient History, Faculty of Classics, at Oxford University, and director of an international project entitled Bibliotheca Academica Translationum, investigating the diffusion of classical studies through the translation of works of scholarship in Europe, 1700-1920.
The Greeks and Greek Civilization
Jacob Burckhardt; Edited and with an Introduction by Oswyn Murray; Translated by Sheila Stern
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin
In 1872, Jacob Burckhardt, one of the preeminent historians of classical and Renaissance culture, presented this revolutionary work, which portrays ancient Greek culture as an aristocratic world...