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Constanze Güthenke

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Classical Receptions Journal covers all aspects of the reception of the texts and material culture of ancient Greece and Rome from antiquity to the present day …

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Special issues of Classical Receptions Journal

The Legacy of Greek Political Thought

Guest edited by Barbara Goff and Miriam Leonard

This special issue examines 'lesser known' figures in the Ancient Greek political tradition, and how classical reception studies can be used to develop a more complex understanding of the modern heirs of ancient political thought.

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The Legacy of the Roman Republican Senate

Guest edited by Catherine Steel

This special issue looks at the how the republican form of Roman government has provided a significant model for subsequent political theory and practice within western political traditions.

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Special issues

CRJ regularly publishes special issues on topics of interest across the field from receptions in literature to political theory.

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The legacy of ancient Greek political thought, from Antigone to Xenophon

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Image: Plato’s Symposium – Anselm Feuerbach. Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons.

The afterlife of the Roman Senate

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Image credit: Representation of a sitting of the Roman senate: “Cicero Denounces Catiline.” Public domain via Wikimedia Commons.

Responding to Homer: women’s voices

Read the blog post by Fiona Cox and Elena Theodorakopoulos

Image credit: Penelope by Domenico di Pace Beccafumi (cropped) Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

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