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- John Blake 2013; US$ 5.99
Buckingham Palace, London, 2013. My mum and I seem to be on the cover of every magazine these days. She must be really pleased that I?ve made her so famous. Before I arrived, I don?t suppose many people had even heard of her. Kensington Palace, London, 2013. Dad?s a pilot who flies helicopters right up in the sky. I think that?s why he?s called Highness.... 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$ 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$ 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...
- Biteback Publishing 2013; US$ 11.65
After making us laugh out loud with 5,000 Great One-Liners, Grant Tucker goes one better with this uproarious sequel! More One-Liners is another hilarious volume of the finest quips, zingers, puns and wisecracks known to humanity. From twists on the classics to modern greats, from A-grade antics to X-rated gags, from jokes you could tell your mother... more...
- Short Books 2013; US$ 14.57
Skulking beneath London's tacky veneer live a bunch of seedy creatures that thrive in the city's murk. We once knew very little about these cadgers and spongers - sometimes animal, sometimes human, occasionally both - who go about their revolting business somewhere out there. But that was before Gus - our fox on the frontline. Through his surreal,... 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...
- Portable Press 2013; US$ 9.95
Over the past 25 years, the Bathroom Readers? Institute has published more than 40,000 pages of bathroom reading. In this book you will find the funniest 288 of them (with a few all-new funny pages squeezed in just because we couldn?t help ourselves). That?s page after page after page of laugh-out-loud dumb jokes, dumb jocks, toasts, pranks, kings,... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 112.00
This unique volume is an accessible yet in-depth narratological study of Euripides? Alcestis.It contextualizes the play in terms of its reception by the original audience, locating the intricate narrative tropes of the plot in the dynamics of fifth-century Athenian mythology and religion. It will reward readers interested in Greek literature and especially... more...