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  • Routledge Revivals: The Collected Poems of Christopher Smart (1949)by Christopher Smart; Norman Callan

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 46.50

    First published in 1949, this book presents the collected works of Christopher Smart, the eighteenth-century poet whose life has an attraction for the curioso of literature. There is the early marriage with Anne Vane, his secret marriage, eighteenth-century Cambridge life, the intrigues of Grub Street, and, finally, insanity and confinement in an... more...

  • Ancient Greek Civilizationby David Sansone

    Wiley 2016; US$ 39.95 US$ 34.62

    The third edition of Ancient Greek Civilization is a concise, engaging introduction to the history and culture of ancient Greece from the Minoan civilization to the age of the Roman Empire. Explores the evolution and development of Greek art, literature, politics, and thought across history, as well as the ways in which these were affected by... more...

  • Kommentarby Claude Brügger

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 112.27

    Ein inhaltlich und formal neuartiges Konzept kommt den Bedürfnissen unterschiedlicher Benutzergruppen entgegen. Der Kommentar zu einzelnen Versgruppen bzw. Versen gliedert sich in jeweils bis zu vier auch typographisch voneinander abgesetzte Erklärungsebenen, aufsteigend von Elementarerläuterungen zur homerischen Sprache bis zu Fragen der... more...

  • Anthology of Classical Mythby Stephen M. Trzaskoma; R. Scott Smith; Stephen Brunet

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2016; US$ 18.95

    This new edition of Anthology of Classical Myth offers selections from key Near Eastern texts?the Babylonian Epic of Gilgamesh, Epic of Creation (Enuma Elish), and Atrahasis; the Hittite Song of Emergence; and the flood story from the book of Genesis?thereby enabling students to explore the many similarities between ancient Greek and Mesopotamian mythology... more...

  • L'Acropoleby Albert Thibaudet; Frédéric Boissonnas; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "Un olivier au large feuillage était planté dans ma cour, vigoureux, fleurissant, épais et pareil à une colonne. Autour de lui je construisis ma chambre nuptiale, j'entassai les fortes pierres, je mis un toit, je posai les portes compactes et solides. Puis je retranchai sa chevelure large de rameaux ; je coupai le tronc au-dessus des racines,... more...

  • Byzanceby Charles Diehl; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "Le jour où Constantin fonda Constantinople et en fit la seconde capitale de l'empire romain, ? ce jour-là, le 11 mai 330, ? l'empire byzantin commença. Par sa situation géographique, au point où l'Europe se rencontre avec l'Asie, Constantinople était le centre naturel autour duquel pouvait se grouper le monde oriental." À PROPOS DES ÉDITIONS... more...

  • Early Iron Age Greek Warrior 1100?700 BCby Raffaele D?Amato; Andrea Salimbeti; Giuseppe Rava

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 11.99

    The period from 1200 BC onwards saw vast changes in every aspect of life on both the Greek mainland and islands as monarchies disappeared and were replaced by aristocratic rule and a new form of community developed: the city-state. Alongside these changes a new style of warfare developed which was to be the determining factor in land warfare in Greece... more...

  • The Greek View of Poetryby E.E. Sikes

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    The Greek View of Poetry details critical theories and the appreciation of poetry by the ancient Greeks. Originally published in 1931, this text deals with a whole range of Greek critics from very early criticism to Longinus and his views on Homer in an attempt to provide a historical view of the importance of poetry to Greek society. This title... more...

  • Diodor und seine "Bibliotheke"by Michael Rathmann

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 140.00

    Previous research saw Diodorus as an author with modest intellect and a working technique of equal mediocrity, just capable enough of reconstructing forgotten historical works from the Hellenistic period. This study reveals a serious historiographer who brought an entirely original perspective to his "universal history," based on his own background,... more...

  • El gran libro de las civilizaciones antiguasby Patrick Riviére

    De Vecchi Ediciones 2016; US$ 5.99

    Patrick Rivière nos dibuja una historia viva de la Antigüedad: desde Sumeria, cuna de la civilización en la que nacerá la escritura, al Egipto faraónico, auténtico don del Nilo en el que los fastos religiosos alcanzaron un refinamiento máximo, para desembocar en la sabiduría de la Grecia antigua, madre del pensamiento filosófico, y en la influencia... more...