Jasper Griffin Quote

The word (classical) carries the implication that the works of art and literature produced in Graeco-Roman antiquity possess an absolute value, that they form the standard by which all others are to be judged.


The Oxford History of the Classical World (with John Boardman and Oswyn Murray, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1986) p. 3

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The word (classical) carries the implication that the works of art and literature produced in Graeco-Roman antiquity possess an absolute value, that...

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The word (classical) carries the implication that the works of art and literature produced in Graeco-Roman antiquity possess an absolute value, that...

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The word (classical) carries the implication that the works of art and literature produced in Graeco-Roman antiquity possess an absolute value, that...

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The word (classical) carries the implication that the works of art and literature produced in Graeco-Roman antiquity possess an absolute value, that...