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Month: November 2017

New Book: BrillNew Book: Brill's Companion to the Classics, Fascist Italy and Nazi Germany

Brill's Companion to the Classics, Fascist Italy and Nazi Germany, edited by Helen Roche and Kyriakos Demetriou, has just been published by Brill.

The volume provides the first ever guide to the manifold uses and reinterpretations of the classical tradition in Mussolini’s Italy and Hitler’s Germany. The essays contained within explore how political propaganda manipulated and reinvented the legacy of ancient Greece and Rome in order to create consensus and historical legitimation for the Fascist and National Socialist dictatorships.Read more...

Invitation to speak to the Schulpforta Old Boys' Association

On 10 November 2017, Helen spoke to around 80 members of the Pförtner Bund, the Schulpforta Old Boys' association, about the school's incarnation as a Napola, at their annual autumn reunion in Berlin.Read more...