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Classical antiquity (also the classical era , classical period or classical age ) is the long period of cultural history centered on the Mediterranean Sea , comprising the interlocking civilizations of ancient Greece and ancient Rome , collectively known as the Greco-Roman world . It is the period in which Greek and Roman society flourished and wielded great influence throughout Europe , North Africa and Western Asia .

Conventionally, it is taken to begin with the earliest-recorded Epic Greek poetry of Homer (8th–7th century BC), and continues through the emergence of Christianity and the decline of the Roman Empire (5th century AD). It ends with the dissolution of classical culture at the close of Late Antiquity (300–600), blending into the Early Middle Ages (600–1000). Such a wide sampling of history and territory covers many disparate cultures and periods. Classical antiquity may refer also to an idealised vision among later people of what was, in Edgar Allan Poe 's words, "the glory that was Greece, and the grandeur that was Rome." [1]

The earliest period of classical antiquity takes place before the background of gradual re-appearance of historical sources following the Bronze Age collapse . The 8th and 7th centuries BC are still largely proto-historical , with the earliest Greek alphabetic inscriptions appearing in the first half of the 8th century. Homer is usually assumed to have lived in the 8th or 7th century BC, and his lifetime is often taken as marking the beginning of classical antiquity. In the same period falls the traditional date for the establishment of the Ancient Olympic Games , in 776 BC.

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Classical antiquity (also the classical era , classical period or classical age ) is the long period of cultural history centered on the Mediterranean Sea , comprising the interlocking civilizations of ancient Greece and ancient Rome , collectively known as the Greco-Roman world . It is the period in which Greek and Roman society flourished and wielded great influence throughout Europe , North Africa and Western Asia .

Conventionally, it is taken to begin with the earliest-recorded Epic Greek poetry of Homer (8th–7th century BC), and continues through the emergence of Christianity and the decline of the Roman Empire (5th century AD). It ends with the dissolution of classical culture at the close of Late Antiquity (300–600), blending into the Early Middle Ages (600–1000). Such a wide sampling of history and territory covers many disparate cultures and periods. Classical antiquity may refer also to an idealised vision among later people of what was, in Edgar Allan Poe 's words, "the glory that was Greece, and the grandeur that was Rome." [1]

The earliest period of classical antiquity takes place before the background of gradual re-appearance of historical sources following the Bronze Age collapse . The 8th and 7th centuries BC are still largely proto-historical , with the earliest Greek alphabetic inscriptions appearing in the first half of the 8th century. Homer is usually assumed to have lived in the 8th or 7th century BC, and his lifetime is often taken as marking the beginning of classical antiquity. In the same period falls the traditional date for the establishment of the Ancient Olympic Games , in 776 BC.

You will find 2332 new titles in the database of the ‘Archäologische Bibliographie’ which were added during the month of June. We have exploited 165 monographs and about 123 single volumes of various periodicals. As always you can check the contents of the respective monographs and periodicals in the database by using the search option ‘title’ or ‘periodicals’ and by navigating to the ‘children’ of the chosen title. If you have any suggestions regarding content please mail to Dr. Martina Schwarz ( [email protected] ). Concerning technical support please contact [email protected] .


Monographs:

Examining 155 monographs and 135 single volumes of periodicals, we have referenced 2018 new titles in the month of May. As you may have noticed besides the cataloguing and classification of the newly published literature, we are adding missing bibliographical data regarding previous years, as e.g. volumes of the periodicals ‘Helios’ and ‘Metropolitan Museum Journal’.

As always you can check the contents of the respective monographs and periodicals in the database by using the search option ‘title’ or ‘periodicals’ and by navigating to the ‘children’ of the choosen title. If you have any suggestions regarding content please mail to Dr. M. Schwarz ( [email protected] ). Concerning technical support please contact [email protected] .

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Classical antiquity (also the classical era , classical period or classical age ) is the long period of cultural history centered on the Mediterranean Sea , comprising the interlocking civilizations of ancient Greece and ancient Rome , collectively known as the Greco-Roman world . It is the period in which Greek and Roman society flourished and wielded great influence throughout Europe , North Africa and Western Asia .

Conventionally, it is taken to begin with the earliest-recorded Epic Greek poetry of Homer (8th–7th century BC), and continues through the emergence of Christianity and the decline of the Roman Empire (5th century AD). It ends with the dissolution of classical culture at the close of Late Antiquity (300–600), blending into the Early Middle Ages (600–1000). Such a wide sampling of history and territory covers many disparate cultures and periods. Classical antiquity may refer also to an idealised vision among later people of what was, in Edgar Allan Poe 's words, "the glory that was Greece, and the grandeur that was Rome." [1]

The earliest period of classical antiquity takes place before the background of gradual re-appearance of historical sources following the Bronze Age collapse . The 8th and 7th centuries BC are still largely proto-historical , with the earliest Greek alphabetic inscriptions appearing in the first half of the 8th century. Homer is usually assumed to have lived in the 8th or 7th century BC, and his lifetime is often taken as marking the beginning of classical antiquity. In the same period falls the traditional date for the establishment of the Ancient Olympic Games , in 776 BC.

You will find 2332 new titles in the database of the ‘Archäologische Bibliographie’ which were added during the month of June. We have exploited 165 monographs and about 123 single volumes of various periodicals. As always you can check the contents of the respective monographs and periodicals in the database by using the search option ‘title’ or ‘periodicals’ and by navigating to the ‘children’ of the chosen title. If you have any suggestions regarding content please mail to Dr. Martina Schwarz ( [email protected] ). Concerning technical support please contact [email protected] .


Monographs:

Examining 155 monographs and 135 single volumes of periodicals, we have referenced 2018 new titles in the month of May. As you may have noticed besides the cataloguing and classification of the newly published literature, we are adding missing bibliographical data regarding previous years, as e.g. volumes of the periodicals ‘Helios’ and ‘Metropolitan Museum Journal’.

As always you can check the contents of the respective monographs and periodicals in the database by using the search option ‘title’ or ‘periodicals’ and by navigating to the ‘children’ of the choosen title. If you have any suggestions regarding content please mail to Dr. M. Schwarz ( [email protected] ). Concerning technical support please contact [email protected] .

Titus Lucretius Carus ( / ˈ t aɪ t ə s l ʊ ˈ k r iː ʃ ə s / ; c. 15 October 99 BC – c. 55 BC) was a Roman poet and philosopher . His only known work is the philosophical poem De rerum natura , a didactic work about the tenets and philosophy of Epicureanism , and which is usually translated into English as On the Nature of Things . Lucretius has been credited with originating the concept of the three-age system which was formalised from 1834 by C. J. Thomsen .

Very little is known about Lucretius's life; the only certain fact is that he was either a friend or client of Gaius Memmius , to whom the poem was addressed and dedicated. [1]

De rerum natura was a considerable influence on the Augustan poets , particularly Virgil (in his Aeneid and Georgics , and to a lesser extent on the Eclogues ) and Horace . [2] The work virtually disappeared during the Middle Ages , but was rediscovered in 1417 in a monastery in Germany [3] by Poggio Bracciolini and it played an important role both in the development of atomism (Lucretius was an important influence on Pierre Gassendi ) [4] and the efforts of various figures of the Enlightenment era to construct a new Christian humanism .

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