Preliminary Considerations Classics and Communism The History of the Studies on Antiquity in the Context of the Local Classical Tradition in the Socialist Countries 1944/45-1989/90 Collegium Budapest, Workshop Series no. 19, 2012 Edited by György Karsai and Gábor Klaniczay. Title: Microsoft Word - Classics and Communism.doc Author: ngulyas Created Date: 9/30/2008 9:38:52 AM Communism is an economic ideology that advocates for a classless society in which all property and wealth are communally-owned, instead of by individuals. Communism, political and economic doctrine that aims to replace private property and a profit-based economy with public ownership and communal control of at least the major means of production (e.g., mines, mills, and factories) and the natural resources of a society. In 1847, Engels and Marx began writing a pamphlet together, based on Engels' The Principles of Communism.
The warning proved prophetic. Ruthless and cunning, Stalin—born Iosif Djugashvili—seemed intent on living up to his revolutionary surname (which ... Brave New Classics is an international, transdisciplinary and collaborative research project that explores the relationship between the Greek and Roman classics and world communism.