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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95
Sophocles: The Classical Heritage , first published in 1996, contains a diverse collection of reflection, ranging from the 16 th century to the 20 th , on one of the three great Attic tragedians, the author of perhaps the most famous play of all time. With the entire notion of ?Western culture? under duress, the need to establish continuity from... more...
- C.H. Beck 2014; US$ 83.96
Literarische Anspielungen im Frieden des Aristophanes sind zwar bereits seit der Antike Gegenstand der Forschung, wurden aber noch nie systematisch untersucht. Neben einer Detailanalyse aller Bezüge der Komödie zu literarischen Einzeltexten werden auch die kulturellen Implikationen des Befundes in den Fokus gerückt: Die komplexe Intertextualität ist... more...
- Aga Khan Museum 2014; US$ 9.95
Two Crafty Jackals is a series of nested tales within tales illustrating examples of right or wrong behaviour that lead to good or bad results. Dimnah the jackal seeks to destroy the friendship between the King of Lions and Shanzabeh the bull out of jealousy and then must face the consequences. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
The comedies of the Athenian dramatist Menander (c. 342-291 BC) and his contemporaries were the ultimate source of a Western tradition of light drama that has continued to the present day. Yet for over a millennium, Menander?s own plays were thought to have been completely lost. Thanks to a long and continuing series of papyrus discoveries, Menander... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 112.00
In Antiquity Klearchos of Soloi enjoyed a reputation as a first-class peripatetic. However, mainstream modern research has not yet given him due credit. This work contributes to a better understanding of some of the fragments of Klearchos. It demonstrates how various philosophical schools and directions influenced his work. His writings also provide... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 45.00
On Tyranny is Leo Strauss’s classic reading of Xenophon’s dialogue Hiero , or Tyrannicus , in which the tyrant Hiero and the poet Simonides discuss the advantages and disadvantages of exercising tyranny. Included are a translation of the dialogue from its original Greek, a critique of Strauss’s commentary by the French philosopher... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 195.00
A Companion to Plutarch offers a broad survey of the famous historian and biographer; a coherent, comprehensive, and elegant presentation of Plutarch’s thought and influence Constitutes the first survey of its kind, a unified and accessible guide that offers a comprehensive discussion of all major aspects of Plutarch’s oeuvre... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 94.95
Dionysus Resurrected analyzes the global resurgence since the late 1960s of Euripides’ The Bacchae . By analyzing and contextualizing these modern day performances, the author reveals striking parallels between transformational events taking place during the era of the play’s revival and events within the play itself. Puts forward... more...
- Start Classics 2013; US$ 0.99
The Apology is Plato's version of the speech given by Socrates as he defended himself in 399 BC against the charges of "corrupting the young, and by not believing in the gods in whom the city believes, but in other daimonia that are novel . Apology here has its earlier meaning (now usually expressed by the word apologia ) of speaking in defense of... more...