The Antique Legacy from the Middle Ages to the Enlightenment

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationA Companion to Greek Art
Number of pages16
ISBN (Print)9781405186049
StatePublished - Jan 29 2013
Externally publishedYes


  • Antiquity's legacy, a tenacious grip, and a promise of eternity
  • Borrowing in the Middle Ages, of a selective nature
  • Course of antiquity's legacy, of Western European art, culture
  • Florence, the birthplace of the Renaissance in Italy, a cynosure
  • Medieval period, antiquities prized for material value, utility, and beauty
  • Reintegration, adjustments with Renaissance humanism
  • The Age of Enlightenment
  • The Antique Legacy, from the Middle Ages to the Enlightenment
  • The legacy of Greece and Rome, civic virtue, refinement in the arts
  • The Renaissance, shifting intellectual agendas, catalyzing literary and visual arts

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  • Arts and Humanities(all)

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