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- Wiley 2013; US$ 198.50
A Companion to Greek and Roman Sexualities presents a comprehensive collection of original essays relating to aspects of gender and sexuality in the classical world. Views the various practices and discursive contexts of sexuality systematically and holistically Discusses Greece and Rome in each chapter, with sensitivity to the continuities... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 44.95
This newly updated second edition features wide-ranging, systematically organized scholarship in a concise introduction to ancient Greek drama, which flourished from the sixth to third century BC. Covers all three genres of ancient Greek drama – tragedy, comedy, and satyr-drama Surveys the extant work of Aeschylus, Sophokles, Euripides, Aristophanes,... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 154.00
Despite the recent and intensified scholarly interest in the field of myth and ritual, inquiry into major shifts in mythical and ritual poetics is still in a preliminary stage. The essays in this collection advance our understanding considerably as they probe the intersections of myth and ritual with the plot of the novels. The volume provides a substantial... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 182.00
In antiquity, philosophical argumentation was often embedded in a literary form of presentation whose composition followed certain genre-determined rules. At the Third Congress of the Society for Ancient Philosophy, philologists and philosophers gave presentations about this point of intersection between philosophical argument and literary forms. This... more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 27.95
The Poetics of Eros in Ancient Greece offers the first comprehensive inquiry into the deity of sexual love, a power that permeated daily Greek life. Avoiding Foucault's philosophical paradigm of dominance/submission, Claude Calame uses an anthropological and linguistic approach to re-create indigenous categories of erotic love. He maintains that... more...
- University of California Press 2013; US$ 49.95
The "Second Sophistic" traditionally refers to a period at the height of the Roman Empire?s power that witnessed a flourishing of Greek rhetoric and oratory, and since the 19th century it has often been viewed as a defense of Hellenic civilization against the domination of Rome. This book proposes a very different model. Covering popular fiction, poetry... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Continuing its tradition of providing students with a thorough review of ancient Greek and Roman rhetorical theory and practices, A Synoptic History of Classical Rhetoric is the premier text for undergraduate courses and graduate seminars in the history of rhetoric. Offering vivid examples of each classical rhetor, rhetorical period, and source... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
In Theatre in Ancient Greek Society the author examines the social setting and function of ancient Greek theatre through the thousand years of its performance history. Instead of using written sources, which were intended only for a small, educated section of the population, he draws most of his evidence from a wide range of archaeological material... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 51.81
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...