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Sir John Edwin Sandys (1844-1922) used to be a number one Cambridge classicist and a Fellow of St. John's collage. His most renowned paintings is that this three-volume historical past of Classical Scholarship, released among 1903 and 1908, which continues to be the one large-scale paintings at the topic to span the total interval from the 6th century BCE to the tip of the 19th century. The heritage of classical reviews was once a well-liked subject in the course of the 19th century, rather in Germany, yet Sandys sticks out for the formidable scope of his paintings, even supposing a lot of it was once in response to past scholarship. His chronological account is subdivided by way of style and sector, with a few chapters dedicated to fairly influential contributors. quantity three covers eighteenth-century Germany and the 19th century.

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