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Author: Lorna Hardwick

Reitz-Joosse , B. , The Codex Fori Mussolini: A Latin Text of Italian Fascism ( London , 2016 ). Lardinois , A. , Levie , S. , Hoeken , H. and Luthy , C. , eds., Texts, Transmissions, Receptions: Modern Approaches to Narrative , Radboud Studies in Humanities – 1 ( Leiden , 2015

In: Framing Classical Reception Studies

democracy, although a good one for fascism. This need for a hero appears in the prologue of the Hallmark miniseries, which sets the plot in a ‘time of many gods and one great hero’ (cf. the Disney prologue which describes ancient Greece as a ‘land of powerful gods… and extraordinary heroes and the

In: The Modern Hercules
Author: Paula James

Mussolini, who encouraged the athletic strongman identification in his photo shoots. However, the emphasis on extreme right wing populism’s use of the ancient hero might serve a reactionary agenda of equating fascism with communism as twin totalitarianisms of World War ii , even though Putin’s Russia (now

In: The Modern Hercules
Author: Dino Piovan

An analysis of the reception of Athenian democracy in twentieth-century Italy cannot avoid focusing on the very lively discussion about the value of Greek freedom that arose in the 1930s among some historians of the ancient world. 1 At that time Fascism had already abolished the liberal regime

In: Brill's Companion to the Reception of Athenian Democracy

:// ( accessed 14/05/2018 ). Homer ( 1927 ) Odyssey , 2 vols., Murray , A.T. (trans.), Cambridge, MA and London : Harvard University Press . Lamers , H. , and Reitz-Josse , B. ( 2016 ) The Codex Fori Mussolini: a Latin text of Italian Fascism , London : Bloomsbury Academic . Landino

In: Herakles Inside and Outside the Church

. ( 2004 ) “Leo Strauss on Jerusalem and Athens: A Girardian Perspective,” in Shofar 22 : 85 – 104 . Rawson , E . ( 1972 ) The Spartan Tradition in European Political Thought . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press . Reich , W . ( 1980 [1933] ) The Mass Psychology of Fascism . New York

In: Brill's Companion to the Reception of Athenian Democracy
In: Brill’s Companion to the Classics, Fascist Italy and Nazi Germany
In: Brill’s Companion to the Classics, Fascist Italy and Nazi Germany
The first ever guide to the manifold uses and reinterpretations of the classical tradition in Mussolini’s Italy and Hitler’s Germany, Brill’s Companion to the Classics, Fascist Italy and Nazi Germany explores how political propaganda manipulated and reinvented the legacy of ancient Greece and Rome in order to create consensus and historical legitimation for the Fascist and National Socialist dictatorships.
The memory of the past is a powerful tool to justify policy and create consensus, and, under the Fascist and Nazi regimes, the legacy of classical antiquity was often evoked to promote thorough transformations of Italian and German culture, society, and even landscape. At the same time, the classical past was constantly recreated to fit the ideology of each regime.
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With its striking range and penetrating depth, Brill’s Encyclopaedia of the Neo-Latin World traces the enduring history and wide-ranging cultural influence of Neo-Latin, the form of Latin that originated in the Italian Renaissance and persists to the modern era. Featuring original contributions by a host of distinguished international scholars, this comprehensive reference work explores every aspect of the civilized world from literature and law to philosophy and the sciences. An invaluable resource for both the advanced scholar and the graduate student.

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