(U)MZANTSI CLASSICS, dialogues in decolonisation from Southern Africa

: Masters (S.), Nzungu (I.) & Parker (G.) eds.

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274pp., illus., paperback, Cape Town & Liverpool. 2022


A collection of essays on the variety of forms classics has taken in South Africa, Zimbabwe and Mozambique.

Contributions include:

"Classical imagery and policing the African body 1695-1877" by Ian Glenn

"Classics for the third millennium: African options after The Fall" by Jo-Marie Claassen

"The liberatory potential of Latin studies: Stellenbosch University's Latin Project" by Reshard I. Kolabhai and Shani C. Viljoen

"Responses to crisis: Cicero in Zimbabwe" by Madhlozi Moyo

"African port cities and the classics" by Carla Bocchetti.

Samantha Masters is a senior lecturer in the Department of Ancient Studies, Stellenbosch University.

Imkhitha Nzungu is a former MA student in Ancient Studies, Stellenbosch University.

Grant Parker is Associate Professor of Classics, Stanford University.