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    Hellas on Screen: Cinematic Receptions of Ancient History, Literature and Myth (Heidelberger Althistorische Beitrage Und Epigraphische Studien) (Paperback)(English / German) Edited by Irene Berti, Edited by Marta Garcia Morcillo

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    DescriptionThe recent success of Hollywood blockbusters such as Troy, Alexander and 300 demonstrates how popular Greek antiquity still is and how well it can be marketed. Today as in the golden age of the peplum-genre, its myths, the Homeric heroes, the Attic tragedies, and less frequently historical personages such as Alexander the Great or the Spartan king Leonidas represent Hellas. The authors of this volume highlight the many and varied forms of the reception of ancient Hellas in the history of the cinema, from mythology to Roman Greece, from the era of silent films to the new millennium. In this, they are examining classic films, recent releases, and lesser known and often overlooked productions.


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    Title
    Hellas on Screen
    Subtitle
    Cinematic Receptions of Ancient History, Literature and Myth
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Irene Berti, Edited by Marta Garcia Morcillo
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 267
    Width: 171 mm
    Height: 235 mm
    Thickness: 19 mm
    Weight: 499 g
    Language
    English
    German
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9783515092234
    ISBN 10: 3515092234
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.6
    BIC E4L: PER
    BIC subject category V2: HBLA
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    Ingram Subject Code: PR
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    B&T General Subject: 221
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15540
    Abridged Dewey: 938
    BISAC V2.8: PER004030
    BIC subject category V2: APFA
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000
    DC21: 791.436238
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 791.436238
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: PN1995.9.G74 H45 2008
    Illustrations note
    29 Abbildungen auf Kunstdrucktaf., 16 Seiten Tafelteil
    Publisher
    Franz Steiner Verlag Wiesbaden GmbH
    Imprint name
    Franz Steiner Verlag Wiesbaden GmbH
    Publication date
    31 December 2008
    Publication City/Country
    Stuttgart, Germany