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- Lexington Books 2010; US$ 99.99
Light and Darkness in Ancient Greek Myth and Religion is a ground-breaking volume dedicated to a thorough examination of the well known empirical categories of light and darkness as it relates to modes of thought, beliefs and social behavior in Greek culture. With a systematic and multi-disciplinary approach, the book elucidates the light/darkness... more...
- OUP Oxford 2006; US$ 8.99
you'll find another man to harvest, Glycerion: let this one go'The Greek satirist Lucian was a brilliantly entertaining writer who invented the comic dialogue as a vehicle for satiric comment. His influence was immense, not only in the Greek world, but on later European writers such as Rabelais and Swift. His dialogues puncture the pretensions... more...
- OUP Oxford 2006; US$ 198.99
The accent of many Greek words has long been considered arbitrary, but Philomen Probert points to some striking correlations between accentuation and a word's synchronic morphological transparency, and between accentuation and word frequency, that give clues to the prehistory of the accent system. Bringing together comparative evidence for the... more...
- BRILL 2008; US$ 154.00
This seventh volume on Orality and Literacy in Ancient Greece and Rome presents a series of essays that explore the workings of memory in ancient texts and artworks marking the shift over centuries from an oral to a literate culture. more...
- De Gruyter 2010; US$ 210.00
New Perspectives on Historical Latin Syntax: Constituent Syntax (Quantification, Numerals, Possession, Anaphora) is the third of four volumes dealing with the long-term evolution of Latin syntax, roughly from the 4th century BCE up to the 6th century CE. Essentially an extension of Volume 2, Volume 3 concentrates on additional subsentential syntactic... more...
- Walter de Gruyter, Inc. 2010; US$ 127.00
Millennium pursues an interdisciplinary international approach transcending epochal boundaries to research the First Millennium AD. The editorial board and the advisory board represent a wide range of disciplines ? contributions from art and literary studies are published alongside historical, theological and philosophical contributions on the Latin,... more...
- OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 54.99
This book investigates one of the most characteristic and prominent features of ancient Greek literature - the scene of debate or agon, in which with varying degrees of formality characters square up to each other and engage in a contest of words. Drawing on six case studies of different kinds of narrative - epic, historiography and tragedy - and authors... more...
- The History Press 2010; US$ 13.11
These are just a few of the topics covered in this book. As Mark Walker makes clear, present-day English is still steeped in its Roman and Latin origins. As a result English still has many thousands of Latin words in everyday use. more...
Handbuch der griechischen Literatur der Antike Bd. 1: Die Literatur der archaischen und klassischen ZeitC.H. Beck 2011; US$ 135.88
Hauptbeschreibung Seitdem die Geschichte der griechischen Literatur von Wilhelm Schmid und Otto Stählin im Handbuch der Altertumswissenschaft zwischen 1929 und 1948 erschienen ist, kam mancher Neufund antiker Texte hinzu: Komödien Menanders, Bruchstücke der frühen Lyrik und der vorsokratischen Philosophie. Dadurch wurde unsere Kenntnis der griechischen... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2007; Not Available
This is a selection from the 13the century collection of secular latin poems. Some are serious (eg Crusade poems) but the majority are light, including many love poems. A number of items from the Carmina are well known as text for Carl Orff's 'Scenic Cantata'. more...