By Manfred Landfester
"Brilly's New Pauly" is the English version of the authoritative "Der Neue Pauly", released through Verlag J.B. Metzler in view that 1996. The encyclopaedic assurance and excessive educational general of the paintings, the interdisciplinary and modern procedure and transparent and available presentation have made the "New Pauly" the unrivalled smooth reference paintings for the traditional global. Fifteen volumes (Antiquity, 1-15) of "Brilly's New Pauly" are dedicated to Greco-Roman antiquity, and canopy greater than thousand years of background, starting from the second one millennium BC to early medieval Europe. unique emphasis is given to the interplay among Greco-Roman tradition at the one hand, and Semitic, Celtic, Germanic, and Slavonic tradition, and historic Judaism, Christianity, and Islam nonetheless.
Five volumes ("Classical Tradition", I-V) are uniquely serious about the lengthy and influential aftermath of antiquity and the method of continuing reinterpretation and revaluation of the traditional background, together with the background of classical scholarship. "Brilly's New Pauly" offers the present nation of conventional and new components of analysis and brings jointly expert wisdom from major students from around the world. Many entries are elucidated with maps and illustrations and the English version will contain up to date bibliographic references.