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  • The Oxford Companion to Classical Civilizationby Simon Hornblower; Antony Spawforth; Esther Eidinow

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 44.99

    What did the ancient Greeks eat and drink? What role did migration play? Why was emperor Nero popular with the ordinary people but less so with the upper classes? Why (according to ancient authors) was Oedipus ('with swollen foot') so called?For over 2,000 years the civilizations of ancient Greece and Rome have captivated our collective imagination... more...

  • Handbook of Greek Sculptureby Olga Palagia

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 308.00

    The Handbook of Greek Sculpture incorporates new developments in popular areas of research like polychromy, sculptural techniques, sculpture in Roman Greece, and the contribution of Greek sculptors in Rome. It highlights regional output and explores questions of function and patronage. The contribution of great masters and the styles of the main periods... more...

  • Prolegomenaby Fritz Graf; Irene de Jong; Joachim Latacz; René Nünlist; Magdalene Stoevesandt; Rudolf Wachter; Martin L. West; Anton Bierl; Stuart Douglas Olson [English Edition]; Benjamin Millis; Sara Strack

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 182.00

    The Prolegomena provide an introduction to the Basler Iliad commentary. The volume includes essays on the history of Iliad commentaries and the text, formulaic language and the oral tradition, grammar, meter, characters, plot and chronological structure, narrative technique, and developments in Homeric criticism, as well as an Index of Mycenaean words... more...

  • The Antiatticistby Stefano Valente

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    The so-called Antiatticista is a Greek Atticistic lexicon (2nd cent. CE), rich in quotations from classical writers, many from works now lost. The author approved a broader idea of Attic language in contrast to the most rigorous Atticists. The first critical edition of this work is prefaced by a study on the textual tradition, authorship, typology... more...

  • Kommentarby Claude Brügger

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    Ein deutschsprachiger wissenschaftlicher Gesamtkommentar zu Homers Ilias ist seit dem Kommentar von Ameis-Hentze-Cauer (1868-1913) nicht mehr erschienen. In der Zwischenzeit hat die Homer-Forschung auf sämtlichen traditionellen Teilgebieten (Sprache, Realien, Struktur usw.) erhebliche Fortschritte gemacht. Darüber hinaus sind grundsätzlich bekannte... more...

  • The Edinburgh Companion to Ancient Greece and Romeby Edward Bispham; Thomas Harrison; Brian Sparkes

    Edinburgh University Press 2010; US$ 57.99

    The Edinburgh Companion, newly available in paperback, is a gateway to the fascinating worlds of ancient Greece and Rome. Wide-ranging in its approach, it demonstrates the multifaceted nature of classical civilisation and enables readers to gain guidance in drawing together the perspectives and methods of different disciplines, from philosophy to history,... more...

  • Callimachus: The Hymnsby Susan A. Stephens

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 26.99

    Callimachus was arguably the most important poet of the Hellenistic age, for two reasons: his engagement with previous theorists of poetry and his wide-ranging poetic experimentation. Of his poetic oeuvre, which exceeded what we now have of Theocritus, Aratus, Posidippus, and Apollonius combined, only his six hymns and around fifty of his epigrams... more...

  • History of Greek Cultureby Jacob Burckhardt

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 19.95

    This monumental work by a distinguished European scholar presents a scrupulously realistic approach to ancient Greek civilization. Professor Burckhardt dispenses with superficial and sentimental views of ancient Greece to embrace a more sophisticated and accurate vision of a complex culture that practiced both the best and worst elements of the social... more...

  • Favorite Greek Mythsby Bob Blaisdell

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 3.00

    Exciting collection invites youngsters to relive the adventures, calamities, and conquests of fascinating characters created by Homer, Hesiod, Sophocles and other ancient storytellers. Includes imaginative tales of Pandora's box, King Midas and his golden touch, the dreaded Cyclops, Hades and Persephone, Narcissus and Echo, and many more. more...

  • A History of the Hellenistic Worldby R. Malcolm Errington

    Wiley 2011; US$ 55.95

    A History of the Hellenistic World provides an engaging look at the Macedonian monarchies in the period following the reign of Alexander the Great, and examines their impact on the Greek world. Offers a clearly organized narrative with particular emphasis on state and governmental structures Makes extensive use of inscriptions in translation... more...