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Ancient Greece and the German Cultural Imagination

Jason Geary

in The Politics of Appropriation: German Romantic Music and the Ancient Greek Legacy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199736119
eISBN:
9780199345007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736119.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Opera

This chapter provides a broad intellectual and cultural framework within which to consider the intersection of music and Hellenism by exploring the significance of Greece for German culture from ... More


Introduction

in Contemporary Athletics & Ancient Greek Ideals

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226155463
eISBN:
9780226155494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226155494.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter discusses the objective of this book, which is to analyze contemporary athletics in relation to ancient Greek ideals, and highlights the fact that it was the Greeks who invented athletic ... More


The Process of Becoming Virtuous

in Contemporary Athletics & Ancient Greek Ideals

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226155463
eISBN:
9780226155494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226155494.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter, which analyzes how ancient Greek ideals operate in contemporary athletics, explains that the process of becoming a virtuous athlete requires several components. These include Paul ... More


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