This landmark collection presents a wide variety of viewpoints on the value and role of reception theory within the modern discipline of classics. * A pioneering collection, looking at the role reception theory plays, or could play, within the modern discipline of classics. * Emphasizes theoretical aspects of reception. * Written by a wide range of contributors from young scholars to established figures, from Europe, the UK and the USA. * Draws on material from many different fields, from translation studies to the visual arts, and from politics to performance. * Sets the agenda for classics in the future.