The chapters in Brill’s Companion to Classics and Early Anthropology build a nuanced picture of the relationship between classics and the burgeoning field of anthropology from the eighteenth to the mid-twentieth century.
Brill’s Companion to Prequels, Sequels, and Retellings of Classical Epic explores the long tradition of continuing Greek and Roman epics from Homer and the epic cycle to the contemporary novels of Ursula K. Le Guin and Margaret Atwood.
Edited by Harold Tarrant, University of Newcastle Australia, Danielle A. Layne, Gonzaga University, Dirk Baltzly, University of Tasmania and Monash University, and François Renaud, Université de Moncton
Brill’s Companion to the Reception of Plato in Antiquity demonstrates the variety of ways in which ancient readers responded to Plato, as author, as philosopher, and as leading intellectual light, from his own pupils until the sixth century CE.
Edited by Helen Roche, Cambridge University and Kyriakos Demetriou, University of Cyprus
Brill’s Companion to the Classics, Fascist Italy and Nazi Germany explores how political propaganda constantly manipulated and reinvented the legacy of ancient Greece and Rome in order to create consensus and historical legitimation for the Fascist and National Socialist dictatorships.
Brill’s Companion to the Reception of Aeschylus explores the various ways Aeschylus’ tragedies have been revisioned and adapted over the last 2500 years, focusing both on his theatrical reception and his reception in other media and genres.
Edited by Rosanna Lauriola, Randolph-Macon College and Kyriakos Demetriou, University of Cyprus
Brill's Companion to the Reception of Sophocles offers a comprehensive account of the reception of Sophocles’ plays over the centuries, across cultures and within a range of different fields, such as literature, intellectual history, visual arts, music, dance, stage and cinema.
Edited by Adam J. Goldwyn, North Dakota State University and James Nikopoulos, Nazerbayev University
Brill’s Companion to the Reception of Classics in International Modernism and the Avant-Garde examines the ways in which Ancient Greek and Roman culture were appropriated by a global set of authors from the late nineteenth to early twentieth centuries.
Edited by Andrea Falcon, Concordia University, Montreal
To date, no comprehensive account has been published to explain the complex phenomenon of the reception of Aristotle’s philosophy in Antiquity. This Companion fills this lacuna by offering broad coverage of the subject from Hellenistic times to the sixth century AD.