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dc.contributor.authorNagy, Gregory
dc.date.accessioned2021-01-14T15:56:29Z
dc.date.issued2020-06-05
dc.identifier.citationNagy, Gregory. 2020.06.05. "The Library as a garden of the Muses." Classical Inquiries. http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:hul.eresource:Classical_Inquiries.en_US
dc.identifier.urihttps://nrs.harvard.edu/URN-3:HUL.INSTREPOS:37366735*
dc.description.abstractIn the Candide of Voltaire, first published in 1759, the last words famously read: mais il faut cultiver notre jardin ‘but we must cultivate our garden’. Following such a mandate, I return here to cultivate a garden of my own delights—the idea of the ancient Library of Alexandria as a garden of the Muses. The occasion for my return is a feast day of sorts, a Festival of the Muses, celebrated in June 2020 at the Center for Hellenic Studies in its own lush garden, virtual as well as real.en_US
dc.description.sponsorshipThe Classicsen_US
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.publisherHarvard University, Center for Hellenic Studiesen_US
dc.relationClassical Inquiriesen_US
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dc.titleThe Library as a garden of the Musesen_US
dc.typeJournal Articleen_US
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dc.relation.journalClassical Inquiriesen_US
dash.depositing.authorNagy, Gregory
dc.date.available2021-01-14T15:56:29Z
dash.affiliation.otherFaculty of Arts & Sciencesen_US
dash.contributor.affiliatedNagy, Gregory


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