TITLE

Short Note: Some Ancient Sources in John Adams’ Writings

AUTHOR(S)
Jacobson, Howard
PUB. DATE
December 2009
SOURCE
International Journal of the Classical Tradition;Dec2009, Vol. 16 Issue 3/4, p501
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a short note of John Adams' writings to several people in the U.S., one of which is Caroline De Windt. In one of his letters, Adams presents a quote which cites the perception of Ancients about a great book, from the Hellenistic poet Callimachus. Meanwhile, a letter from Adams to De Windt focuses on human insignificance and ignorance, from Micah 6:8.
ACCESSION #
50529935

 

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