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- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
Tragic Seneca undertakes a radical re-evaluation of Seneca's plays, their relationship to Roman imperial culture and their instrumental role in the evolution of the European theatrical tradition. Following an introduction on the history of the Roman theatre, the book provides a dramatic and cultural critique of the whole of Seneca's corpus, analysing... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95
Readers new to ancient epic are hampered in two ways: they do not know the ancient languages, and they are unfamiliar with the ancient world. This survey addresses the needs of these readers by offering guidance through the major classical writers of epic: it begins with Homer and concludes with an overview of the development of late ancient epic and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 140.00
In the burgeoning field of late classical antiquity the authors of late Roman Gaul have served as a mine of information regarding the historical, cultural, political, social and religious developments of the western empire, and of Gaul in particular. Ausonius is outstanding among these authors for the extraordinary range of material which his writings... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 48.00
A fresh reading of Catullus' poems as social performances of a 'poetics of manhood'. It exploits cultural anthropological accounts of male social interaction in the premodern Mediterranean, which are placed in a Roman historical context and illuminated by a postmodern poetics of performativity, juxtaposition, simultaneity, and intertextuality. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 50.00
This persuasive book describes the complex, often violent connections between body and voice in Ovid's Metamorphoses and works by Petrarch, Marston and Shakespeare. Lynn Enterline brilliantly reveals how Ovid's stories of violence and desire disturb Renaissance conceptions of authorship and what makes the difference between male and female experience. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 28.00
This book deals with the ways in which the Roman literary imagination explored the phenomenon of slavery. It discusses the ideological relation of Roman literature to the institution of slavery, and the ways in which slavery provided a metaphor for other relationships and experiences, and in particular for literature itself. more...