Alessandro Lannucci

Il culto di Epucurio

Testi, Iconografia e paesaggio

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Edité par Francesco Citti
Edité par Marco Berreta
Avec Alessandro Lannucci
Editeur Casa Editrice Leo S. Olschki
Distributeur Association de Boccard

More than any other philosophic system of the ancient world, the Epicureanism carried out a careful promotional strategy that found its clearest expression in the cult of the Master. The essays presented in this volume illustrate different aspects of epicurean propaganda – from iconography to literary and archaeological documents – starting from the exploration of the most significant places of worship of Epicurus (Athens, Herculaneum, Oenoanda), to episodes of humanistic and modern reception ...