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- Edition Ruprecht 2011; US$ 24.04
Ausgehend von der Taciteischen imago vitae suae als bleibendes Vermächtnis Senecas und der dazu in schärfstem Widerspruch stehenden antiken Kritik erfolgt eine Bewertung von Senecas Leben und Leistung, die in differenzierter Betrachtung vier Phasen seiner persönlichen wie philosophischen Entwicklung beschreibt. In einem Anhang ist auch die antike Stilkritik... more...
- Aga Khan Museum 2014; US$ 9.95
Two Crafty Jackals is a series of nested tales within tales illustrating examples of right or wrong behaviour that lead to good or bad results. Dimnah the jackal seeks to destroy the friendship between the King of Lions and Shanzabeh the bull out of jealousy and then must face the consequences. 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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1998; US$ 32.99
In this book, Wm. Blake Tyrrell and Larry J. Bennett examine Sophocles' Antigone in the context of its setting in fifth-century Athens. The authors attempt to create an interpretive environment that is true to the issues and interests of fifth-century Athenians, as opposed to those of modern scholars and philosophers. As they contextualize the play... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 126.00
Plautus was Ancient Rome's greatest comic playwright, Shakespeare drew heavily on his plots, and his legacy is prevalent throughout modern drama. In this expanded edition of his successful book, one of America's foremost Classical scholars introduces performance criticism to the study of Plautus' ancient drama. In addition to the original detailed... more...
- frommann-holzboog Verlag 2010; US$ 45.78
Mit den zeitlosen Geschichten um den Zorn Achills und der ungewissen Heimkehr des Odysseus in >Ilias Odyssee »Bannert lesen. Danach braucht es den sanften Imperativ seines Buchtitels nicht mehr, dann liest man den Homer von selbst.« Johann Schloemann, Süddeutsche Zeitung Reihe Legenda - Band 6 more...
- University of California Press 2014; US$ 24.95
The Homeric Hymns have survived for two and a half millennia because of their captivating stories, beautiful language, and religious significance. Well before the advent of writing in Greece, they were performed by traveling bards at religious events, competitions, banquets, and festivals. These thirty-four poems invoking and celebrating the gods... more...
- University of California Press 2001; US$ 15.95
This innovative study explores selected odes and epistles by the late-first-century poet Horace in light of modern anthropological and literary theory. Phebe Lowell Bowditch looks in particular at how the relationship between Horace and his patron Maecenas is reflected in these poems' themes and rhetorical figures. more...