The Reception of Classical Literature

This new Supplement to Brill's New Pauly gives an overview of the reception and influence of ancient literary works on the literature, art and music from antiquity to the present. Ordered by the names of around 90 authors, detailed and clearly-structured encyclopedic articles discuss the post-classical reception history and interpretation by historical period of the most important works from ancient Greece and Rome. Each article is accompanied by a comprehensive bibliography for further study. This volume will be a welcome addition to scholarship not only for classical and modern literary studies, but also for many other disciplines.