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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95
Sophocles: The Classical Heritage , first published in 1996, contains a diverse collection of reflection, ranging from the 16 th century to the 20 th , on one of the three great Attic tragedians, the author of perhaps the most famous play of all time. With the entire notion of ?Western culture? under duress, the need to establish continuity from... more...
- Portable Press 2014; US$ 2.99
Albert Einstein once said, “Play is the highest form of research.? Uncle John adds: “And it?s really fun!? And so is this e-book, which includes several classic articles from the Bathroom Reader archives along with a few all-new entries (including an inside look at the Angry Birds phenomenon). So whether you prefer a pair of dice, a deck of cards,... 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...
- Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2014; US$ 22.99
Der Meister der römischen EpenPublius Vergilius Maro (70-19 v. Chr.) ist der vielleicht bedeutendste lateinische Dichter der augusteischen Zeit. Seine Aeneis erzählt den Gründungsmythos Roms und gilt daher als Nationalepos der Römer.R. Alden Smith gibt in diesem Buch eine umfassende Einführung in das literarische Schaffen und die Erzähltechnik Vergils.... 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...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 238.00
Working ?in the shadow of Eduard Norden? in the author?s own words, Nicholas Horsfall has written his own monumental commentary on Aeneid 6. This is Horsfall?s fifth large-scale commentary on the Aeneid, and as his earlier commentaries on books 7, 11, 3, and 2, this is not a commentary aimed at undergraduates. Horsfall is a commentators? commentator... 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...