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Greece

  • Aphroditeby

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2012; US$ 31.44

    Aphrodite zählt zu den interessantesten mythischen Frauengestalten der Antike. Als Göttin der Liebe und der Schönheit nahm sie eine Schlüsselrolle im Trojanischen Krieg ein; als Göttin in Waffen besaß sie aber auch selbst kriegerische Charakterzüge. Dieser Band geht der Frage nach, wie der Aphrodite-Kult entstand und wie er sich verbreitete, und versucht,... more...

  • Griechische Vasenmalereiby

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2012; US$ 62.91

    Thomas Mannack gibt mit dieser Einführung einen vollständigen Überblick über die bemalte Keramik Griechenlands von den Anfängen im 1. Jt. v. Chr. bis zu ihrem Ende um 300 v. Chr. Übersichtlich und leicht verständlich werden die wichtigsten Formen und Stile figurenverzierter Keramik sowie die Töpfer, Maler und Werkstätten vorgestellt. Der Autor erklärt... more...

  • Historiographie in der Antikeby Klaus-Peter Adam

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 147.00

    Historiographical documents from Ancient Greece have existed at least since the time of Herodotus; an historical awareness developed before his time, as evidenced in historical omnia, epic literature from Mesopotamia, in the texts of Hittite letters and treaties, and in Egyptian sources. The book explores the conceptual and formal characteristics... more...

  • Meet Me in Atlantisby Mark Adams

    Penguin Publishing Group 2015; US$ 27.95

    Praise for Turn Right at Machu Picchu   ?Ebullient?An engaging and sometimes hilarious book.? ? The New York Times Book Review   ?Like all great travelogues (and this is certainly one), Turn Right ?should come with a fedora and a rucksack.? ? Men?s Journal     ?Serious (and seriously funny)?smart and tightly written?a rediscovery of Machu Picchu,... more...

  • Handbook to Life in Ancient Greece, Updated Editionby Lesley Adkins

    Infobase Publishing 2005; US$ 70.00

    Encompasses all aspects of ancient Greek life-from the beginnings of the Minoan civilization in Crete to the defeat by the Roman world in 30 BC. Coverage includes government, religion, music, art and visual culture, education and daily life. more...

  • Philosophy and Salvation in Greek Religionby Vishwa Adluri

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 182.00

    Although Greek authors treat philosophy and theology in the closest contiguity, most scholarship still reflects the 19th century prejudice according to which philosophy is a rational enterprise, while theology is a dogmatic discipline. Yet, as this volume demonstrates, Greek philosophy emerges from and remains closely linked to the archaic... more...

  • The Byzantine Alexander Poemby Willem J. Aerts

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 210.00

    Among the many versions of the Alexander Romance originating from Alexandria (3rd century AD) the long Byzantine Alexander Poem takes a special place. It is transmitted in only one miscellaneous manuscript, Ms. Marcianus Graecus 408, and contains 6130 ?political? (fifteen-syllable) verses. This edition presents a new critical text of the... more...

  • The Electra Playsby Aeschylus; Euripides; Sophocles; Paul Woodruff; Justina Gregory

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2009; US$ 11.50

    Peter Meineck is Clinical Assistant Professor of Classics, New York University , and Artistic Director of the Aquila Theatre Company. Cecelia Eaton Luschnig is Professor Emerita of Classics, University of Idaho . Paul Woodruff is Professor of Philosophy and Classics, University of Texas at Austin . Justina Gregory is Professor of Classical Languages... more...

  • Greek Tragedy and Political Philosophyby Peter J. Ahrensdorf

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 28.00

    In this book, Peter Ahrensdorf provides a sustained challenge to the prevailing view that Sophocles is an opponent of rationalism. more...

  • Alciphronis Rhetoris epistularum libri IVby Alciphron; M.A. Schepers

    De Gruyter 1969; US$ 112.00

    Epistularum Libri IV (Bibliotheca scriptorum Graecorum et Romanorum Teubneriana). more...