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- University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 52.00
The Roman statesman and philosopher Seneca (4 BCE?65 CE) recorded his moral philosophy and reflections on life as a highly original kind of correspondence. Letters on Ethics includes vivid descriptions of town and country life in Nero?s Italy, discussions of poetry and oratory, and philosophical training for Seneca?s friend Lucilius. This volume,... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 45.00
This comprehensive introduction to the ancient Greek economy revolutionizes our understanding of the subject and its possibilities. Alain Bresson is one of the world?s leading authorities in the field, and he is helping to redefine it. Here he combines a thorough knowledge of ancient sources with innovative new approaches grounded in recent economic... more...
- Primento Digital 2015; US$ 1.99
Découvrez enfin tout ce qu?il faut savoir sur la guerre de Troie en moins d?une heure ! Épopée légendaire de la mythologie grecque, la guerre de Troie est déclenchée lorsque Pâris, un jeune prince troyen, enlève Hélène, l?épouse de Ménélas et reine de Sparte. Avec l?aide de son frère Agamemnon et l?appui militaire des cités grecques, Ménélas lance... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 112.00
This study of Aristophanes provides the basis for a total re-assessment not only of Aristophanes as a poet and playwright, but also of our perception of politics and the role of the theatre in classical Athens. It shows how Aristophanes used allegorical means to comment on the day-to-day political concerns of Athenians, in particular the... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 182.00
The essays in this volume offer an inventory of the most recent discoveries and findings on Roman-Germanic confrontations during the early and middle phases of the Augustinian Principate. The time frame extends to the soldier-emperor Maximinus?s major campaigns in Germania in 235 AD. more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00
The comic is crucial to every culture: mocking established values, transcending the boundaries of morals and proprieties, dodging the laws of accepted logic.Already in the Corinthian black-figure vase-painting of the 7 th century, comic images hold an important position. Detlev Wannagat analyses their typology and visual strategies, starting... more...
- 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,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
This wide-ranging yet detailed study describes and assesses the many-faceted cultural achievement of an area remote from Athens, the Dorian islands. Elizabeth Craik?s scholarship sets this lively outlying region of the ancient Greek world ? which included Rhodes, Kos, Karpathos, Melos, and Thera ? in the perspective of Greek civilization as a whole,... more...
- Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 109.99
Although it is often thought that Herodotus is a simple author, and that his Histories do not contain many passages requiring textual criticism, closer investigation reveals this view to be inaccurate. Written to accompany and augment the new Oxford Classical Texts edition of the Histories - which has been substantially revised by Nigel Wilson from... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2015; US$ 8.99
A lively and accessible history of Athens's rise to greatness, from one of the foremost classical historians. The definitive account of Athens in the age of Pericles, Christian Meier's gripping study begins with the Greek triumph over Persia at the Battle of Salamis, one of the most significant military victories in history. Meier shows how that... more...