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- 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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 99.95
Remembering Boethius explores the rich intersection between the reception of Boethius's Consolation of Philosophy and the literary construction of aristocratic identity. Elliott presents new interpretations of Machaut's Confort d'ami, Remede de Fortune and Fonteinne amoureuse, Froissart's Prison amoureuse, Thomas Usk's Testament... 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$ 139.95
The Classical Tradition: Art, Literature, Thought presents an authoritative, coherent and wide-ranging guide to the afterlife of Greco-Roman antiquity in later Western cultures and a ground-breaking reinterpretation of large aspects of Western culture as a whole from a classical perspective. Features a unique combination of chronological range,... more...
- 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$ 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$ 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...
- 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 Publishing LLC 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95
Though the term Ciceronianism could be applied to Cicero's influence and teaching in the field of politics, philosophy, or rhetoric, it is limited in the present study to the technical department of rhetoric. In addition, it represents the trend of literary opinion in regard to accepting Cicero as a model for imitation in composition. The history of... more...