Table of Contents:
  • Introduction / Peter S. Onuf and Nicholas P. Cole
  • Prologue : the legacy of Rome in the American Revolution / Gordon S. Wood
  • Ancients, moderns, and the progress of mankind : Thomas Jefferson's classical world / Peter S. Onuf
  • Jefferson and natural morality : classical moral theory, moral sense, and rights / Michael P. Zuckert
  • Classical taste at Monticello : the case of Thomas Jefferson's daughter and granddaughters / Caroline Winterer
  • Jefferson's classical architecture : an American agenda / Richard Guy Wilson
  • George Washington : Cincinnatus or Marcus Aurelius? / Maurie D. McInnis
  • America and ancient and modern Europe / Nicholas P. Cole
  • Aristotle and King Alfred in America / Peter Thompson
  • Jefferson's classical silence, 1774-1776 : historical consciousness and Roman history in the revolutionary South / Eran Shalev
  • Cicero and the classical republican legacy in America / Paul A. Rahe
  • Pericles in America : the founding era and beyond / Jennifer T. Roberts.