Adventures in Criticism

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In the fifteenth century humanists (in the context the term simply means a classical scholar) like Poggio searched the libraries of the monasteries seeking to acquire, by fair means and foul, copies of ancient works and by 1450 nearly all the classical Latin known today had been recovered. Ian Crouch, The Shaping of Destiny (2010), about the young king Pyrrhus of Epirus, described by Hannibal as the second finest military leader in the world after Alexander; #1 in the planned Pyrrhic Victory series. (2005), about efforts to revive the Olympic Games during the war between Athens and Sparta. (1958), about a man who undertakes a mission for Alexander the Great which involves a journey across the known world. (1965), about an engineer in the fourth century B.

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Publisher: BiblioBazaar (September 23, 2009)

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