Studies By Richard Winn Livingstone (4 Titles) [Classics]

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Post by LectorRecitator » May 12th, 2019, 7:40 am


Sir Richard Winn Livingstone (23 January 1880 – 26 December 1960) was one of the most distinguished British classical scholars of the first half of the twentieth century.

01) The Greek Genius And Its Meaning To Us* (1915, 2nd Edition) – Oxford University Press

ℹ️ Professor Livingstone attempts through this study to answer an essential question regarding the study of classics:
How can the individual of our time—and of any era—benefit from the study of classics—and particularly that of Greek civilization ?

02) A Defence Of Classical Education* (1917) – Macmillan and Company

ℹ️ A study advocating the existence of classics in the educational curriculum.

03) The Legacy Of Greece* (1921) – Oxford University Press

ℹ️ A study comprising essays written by distinguished scholars, each examining a different aspect of Ancient Greek civilization.

04) The Pageant Of Greece (1923) – Oxford University Press

ℹ️ A study examining the life and work of the most eminent representatives of History, Oratory, Philosophy, Science and Theater of Ancient Greek Literature, from the Pre-Classical to the Hellenistic Period.

Titles accompanied by * contain Ancient Greek terminology
«ὁ δὲ ἀνεξέταστος βίος οὐ βιωτὸς ἀνθρώπῳ»/"the unexamined life is not worth living"

(Plato, Apology: 38a. Translated by H. N. Fowler)

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