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- Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 62.55
Hauptbeschreibung Das vorliegende Buch beschäftigt sich mit der berühmten Alternativversion zu Homers Darstellung vom Trojanischen Krieg, die der sizilische Dichter Stesichoros (ca. 630- 550 v. Chr.) gab, wonach nicht Helena selbst, sondern nur ein Phantom nach Troja gelangt sei. Zu diesem Zweck werden in dieser Studie sämtliche Erwähnungen Helenas,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
This book expands the theoretical foundations of modern public relations, a growing young profession that lacked even a name until the twentieth century. As the discipline seeks guiding theories and paradigms, rhetorics both ancient and modern have proven to be fruitful fields of exploration. Charles Marsh presents Isocratean rhetoric as an instructive... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 48.52
Hauptbeschreibung Auf welche Weisen rächten sich die alten Griechen? Warum und für wen? Diesen Fragen widmet sich die Autorin, indem sie am Beispiel der attischen Tragödientexte ein Spektrum antiker Denk- und Handlungsmuster aufzeigt. Sie geht von einer Analyse des griechischen Vokabulars aus, das den Rächer mitunter als »Retter«... more...
- John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2001; US$ 5.99
One of the most successful playwrights of ancient Greece, Aeschylus wrote nearly 90 plays, but today only 7 survive. Credited with introducing a second actor onstage, his plays retell the battles, victories, and social ramifications of life in the golden days of Athens. These plays are 2,500 years old and still performed, for they speak directly to... more...
- University of California Press 2004; US$ 15.95
In Works and Days, one of the two long poems that have come down to us from Hesiod, the poet writes of farming, morality, and what seems to be a very nasty quarrel with his brother Perses over their inheritance. In this book, Anthony T. Edwards extracts from the poem a picture of the social structure of Ascra, the hamlet in northern Greece where... more...
- BRILL 2001; US$ 156.00
This volume contains a scholarly commentary on the puzzling work "Busiris" - part mythological "jeu d'esprit", part rhetorical treatise and part self-promoting polemic - by the Greek educator and rhetorician Isocrates (436-338 BC). more...
- BRILL 2001; US$ 256.00
This collection of essays, on the author of the "Argonautica", covers a wide range of issues from the history of the text and the problems of the poet's biography through questions of style, literary technique and intertextual relations to the epic's library and cultural reception. more...
- BRILL 2003; US$ 156.00
This text seeks to examine the meaning of justice or "dike" in the political poems of Solon from a new interpretative perspective. The author's central proposal is that the polis idea, from new classical archaeology, provides an objective standard for an interpretation of Solon's "dike". more...
- Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 18.00
This is the only general introduction in English to Aeschylus' Oresteia, one of the most important and most influential of all Greek dramas. The volume's clear structure and guide to further reading will make this an invaluable guide for students and teachers alike. more...
- Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 99.99
This study explores the reflexive aspects of ancient theatrical culture across genres. The "syntax" of drama is shown to involve specific "figures of play" through which the theatrical medium turns back on itself to study the various contexts of its production. more...