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- DescriptionExplores the role of silent cinema in early twentieth-century conceptualizations of the ancient Mediterranean and Middle East.
- Author BiographyPantelis Michelakis is Senior Lecturer in Classics at the University of Bristol. His research interests are in Greek theatre, literature and culture and in their ancient and modern reception. He is the author of Achilles in Greek Tragedy (2002), Euripides' Iphigenia at Aulis (2006) and Greek Tragedy on Screen (2013). He has also co-edited Homer, Tragedy and Beyond: Essays in Honour of P. E. Easterling (2001) and Agamemnon in Performance, 458 BC to AD 2004 (2005). Maria Wyke is Professor and Chair of Latin at University College London. Her research interests include the reception of ancient Rome, especially in popular culture. In both Projecting the Past: Ancient Rome, Cinema and History (1997) and The Roman Mistress: Ancient and Modern Representations (2000), she explored cinematic reconstructions of ancient Rome in the film traditions of Italy and Hollywood. She won a Leverhulme Major Research Fellowship to investigate the reception of Julius Caesar in western culture, since published as Caesar: A Life in Western Culture (2007) and Caesar in the USA (2012).
- PublisherCambridge University Press
- Date of Publication15/08/2013
- GenreFilm, TV & Radio
- Place of PublicationCambridge
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintCambridge University Press
- Content Note86 b/w illus. 19 colour illus.
- Weight980 g
- Width174 mm
- Height247 mm
- Spine27 mm
- Edited byMaria Wyke,Pantelis Michelakis
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