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- Souvenir Press 2013; US$ 14.58
Telling Tales in Latin teaches Latin through the magic of storytelling. Narrated by the chatty and imaginative Roman poet Ovid (who lived in the Rome of the first century B.C), this new course takes young learners on a journey through some of the tales from Ovid?s Metamorphoses. Along the way, they pick up Latin words and grammar, explore the connections... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
This book offers a groundbreaking revision of the popular image of Aphrodite and Eros that lives on in Roman poetry (Venus and Cupid) and has inspired artists for centuries. An interdisciplinary analysis of the Archaic period - using literary, iconographical, and cultic evidence - shows the distinct concept behind the two deities of love. Aphrodite's... 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 2013; US$ 39.95
Literary Texts and the Roman Historian looks at literary texts from the Roman Empire which depict actual events. It examines the ways in which these texts were created, disseminated and read. Beside covering the major Roman historical authors such as Livy and Tacitus, he also considers the contributions of authors in other genres like: * Cicero *... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 195.00
A comprehensive collection of essays by leading scholars in the field that address, in a single volume, several key issues in interpreting Terence offering a detailed study of Terence’s plays and situating them in their socio-historical context, as well as documenting their reception through to present day • The first comprehensive... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
This book expands the theoretical foundations of modern public relations, a growing young profession that lacked even a name until the twentieth century. As the discipline seeks guiding theories and paradigms, rhetorics both ancient and modern have proven to be fruitful fields of exploration. Charles Marsh presents Isocratean rhetoric as an instructive... more...
- Focus Publishing/R. Pullins Co. 2013; US$ 17.95
This text is a continuation of "A Reading Course in Homeric Greek, Book 1" and focuses on The Odyssey, Books 6 and 12. It includes lessons in Greek grammar and vocabulary with brief literary and analytical "thematic essays" to accompany the readings. more...
- Focus Publishing/R. Pullins Co. 2013; US$ 23.95
A revised edition of a classic text by R. V. Schoder, S.J. and V.C. Horrigan, S.J. that provides an introduction to Ancient Greek as found in the Greek language of Homer. 120 lessons with notes, commentary and exercises; readings from Homer begin after the first 10 lessons in the book. more...
- Atlantic Books Ltd 2013; US$ 10.19
The stories of the Trojan war and Helen of Troy, Patroclus and Achilles, the Sirens and the Cyclops are embedded in western culture, yet readers often fail to recognise that they were made famous by two epic poems, The Iliad and The Odyssey , and one blind poet: Homer. Alberto Manguel begins his book with the poems' inception in ancient Greece... more...
- 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...