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Greece

  • Kommentarby Joachim Latacz

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 109.00

    Im Zentrum des Kommentars zum 9. Gesang steht die Interpretation der Gesandtschaft, die das griechische Invasionsheer zu Achilleus schickt, um ihn mit seiner Elitetruppe der Myrmidonen vom Kampfboykott abzubringen, und die Frage, warum der Erzähler alle Redestrategien der drei Gesandten Odysseus, Phoinix und Aias scheitern lässt. more...

  • Text und Übersetzungby Martin L. West; Joachim Latacz

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 42.00

    The central subject of the commentary on Book 9 is the interpretation of the embassy that the Greek army sent to Achilles in order to persuade him and his elite troops, the Myrmidons, to end their boycott of the hostilities, as well as the question of why the narrator allows all three ambassadors to fail in their efforts. more...

  • Delphesby Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2017; US$ 4.99

    Partez à la découverte de Delphes avec ce Grand Article Universalis ! Pour les Grecs, Delphes était le centre géographique du monde : les deux aigles dépêchés par Zeus depuis les bords du disque terrestre s'y étaient rejoints. Aussi le nombril (omphalos) terrestre y était-il représenté dans la fosse oraculaire (adyton) du temple sous la forme ...... more...

  • Histoire de la Grèce antiqueby Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2017; US$ 4.99

    Partez à la découverte de l'histoire de la Grèce antique avec ce Grand Article Universalis ! Rien ne semblait a priori destiner la péninsule grecque à être le centre d'une des plus brillantes civilisations de l'histoire, de la première surtout qui sut poser les problèmes auxquels l'homme n'a pas encore fini de chercher des réponses. Le pays est... more...

  • Macédoine antiqueby Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2017; US$ 4.99

    Partez à la découverte de la Macédoine antique avec ce Grand Article Universalis ! La Macédoine antique est une contrée dont les limites ne sont pas fixées de façon précise. Au sud, elle est séparée de la Thessalie par les monts Cambuniens, puissant massif montagneux aux versants abrupts. À l'ouest et au nord, la haute Macédoine est un pays accidenté... more...

  • The Hellenistic Worldby F. W. Walbank

    HarperCollins Publishers 2017; US$ 10.89

    The vast land empire that Alexander the Great left to his successors was without parallel in Greek history. Alexander?s family and generals created a new order of monarchies and city-states which was to control most of the territory between the Adriatic Sea and western India for three hundred years. more...

  • Critiasby Plato

    Dancing Unicorn Books 2017; US$ 0.99

    'Critias,' one of Plato's late dialogues, contains the story of the mighty island kingdom Atlantis and its attempt to conquer Athens. 'Critias' is the second of a projected trilogy of dialogues, preceded by 'Timaeus' and followed by 'Hermocrates,' though the latter was possibly never written and 'Critias' was left incomplete. more...

  • Orality and Performance in Classical Attic Proseby Alessandro Vatri

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 119.99

    This study discusses whether there is a linguistic difference between classical Attic prose texts intended for public oral delivery and those intended for written circulation and private performance, establishing a rigorous methodology for the reconstruction of the native perception of clarity in the original contexts of textual reception. more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Thucydidesby Ryan Balot; Sarah Forsdyke; Edith Foster

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 149.99

    Divided into four sections--History, Historiography, Political Theory, and Context and Reception-- The Oxford Handbook of Thucydides provides a comprehensive introduction to Thucydides' ideas and their ancient influence. It bridges traditionally divided disciplines, and offers both solid explanation and innovative approaches. more...

  • Eureka! (Icon Science)by Andrew Gregory

    Icon Books Ltd 2017; US$ 8.99

    An exploration of the eruption of scientific activity in the Ancient Greek world more...