Calvet's Web: Enlightenment and the Republic of Letters in Eighteenth-Century France

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List of Illustrations

Frontispiece. Esprit-Claude-François Calvet, portrait in oils: Philippe Sauvan (attributed) (Musée Calvet, Avignon).

(between pp. 236–237)

1.Claude-Joseph Calvet, portrait in oils: anon. (Musée Clvet, Avignon).
2.Esprit-Claude-François Calvet, bust in Carrara marble: Jean-Baptiste Péru II (Musée Calvet, Avignon).
3.Seascape, Esprit-Claude-François Calvet (Musée Calvet, Avignon).
4.Anne-Claude de Thubières, Comte de Caylus: Frontispiece to vol. 5 of his Recueil d’antiquités égyptiennes, étrusques, grecques et romains, 7 vols. (Paris, 1752–67) (Bodleian Library, Oxford).
5.Phoenician monument, Carpentras: accompanying illustration to Barthélemy’s article in Mémoires de l’Académie Royale des Inscriptions, 32 (1768) (Bodleian Library, Oxford).
6.Mausoleum of the Marquis de Calvière, Vézénobres (author’s photograph).
7.Jean-Baptiste-Joseph Gastaldy, portrait in oils: anon. (Musée Calvet, Avignon).
8.Unknown Roman household divinity (Musée Calvet, Avignon).
9.Isis (Musée Calvet, Avignon).
10.Roman military ensign (Musée Calvet, Avignon).
11.Bust of Jupiter Ammon (Musée Calvet, Avignon).
12.Greek marble bearing an inscription referring to Orrippus of Megara (Musée de Louvre, Paris).
13.Renaissance figurine of the Centaur Nessus (Musée Calvet, Avignon).
14.Malabar divinity (Musée Calvet, Avignon).
15.Gallo-Roman phallic amulet (Musée Calvet, Avignon).
16.African ivory trumpet (Musée Calvet, Avignon).
17.Maison Carrée, Nîmes, painting in oils by Hubert Robert (Musée de Louvre, Paris).
18.Gallo-Roman temple to Diana at Mornas: accompanying illustration in the description of the antiquity given in Caylus, Recueil, vol. 6 (Bodleian Library).
19.Gallo-Roman badge of the utricularii of Cavaillon: accompanying illustration to Calvet’s Dissertation on the same (Avignon, 1766) Médiathèque Ceccano, Avignon.

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Preface vii
  • Contents xi
  • List of Illustrations xiii
  • List of Figures xv
  • List of Tables xvi
  • List of Abbreviations xvii
  • Biographical Note xviii
  • A Note on Terms xix
  • Currency Note xx
  • Introduction the Republic of Letters and Enlightenment 1
  • Chapter One - Esprit Calvet 20
  • Chapter Two - The Intellectual Milieu 69
  • Chapter Three - The Physician 126
  • Chapter Four - The Antiquarian 193
  • Chapter Five - The Natural Historian 242
  • Chapter Six - The Bibliophile 281
  • Chapter Seven - The Revolutionary Climacteric 335
  • Chapter Eight - Conclusion: Enlightenment and the Republic of Letters 390
  • Bibliography 413
  • Index 435
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