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  • Homer and Classical Philologyby Friedrich Nietzsche; Oscar Levy; J. M. Kennedy

    The Floating Press 2013; US$ 1.99

    Although he later rose to prominence as an innovative and controversial philosopher whose ideas influenced everyone from existentialist thinkers to the Nazi movement, Friedrich Nietzsche was trained in philology and published his earliest works on that topic. This essay takes a look at the use of mythology and language in the ancient Greek poet's... more...

  • Odyssea Homeri a Francisco Griffolino Aretino in Latinum translataby Christina Meckelnborg; Bernd Schneider

    BRILL 2011; US$ 176.00

    This edition offers a critical text of the Latin prose translation of the Odyssey of Homer, made in about 1462 by Francesco Griffolini at the behest of Pope Pius II. The comprehensive introduction provides information about the life and work of the author, examines his method of translation and clarifies the manuscript transmission of the text. more...

  • The "Homeric Hymn to Hermes"by Athanassios Vergados

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 196.00

    This volume offers a detailed philological commentary on the longest of the Homeric Hymns. The commentary is preceded by a lengthy introduction addressing the Hymn?s ideas on poetry and music, its humorous aspects, the poem?s relation to the rest of archaic hexameter literature, its reception in later literature, its structure, date and... more...

  • Aristarch, Aristophanes Byzantios, Demetrios Ixion, Zenodotby Helmut van Thiel

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 839.00

    For the first time, the Alexandrine fragments on the Iliad have been systematically compiled and newly edited with a commentary, and unlike all earlier editions, special attention has been given to their transmitted form. Van Thiel?s innovative view of the ancient Ekdoseis as working copies and his systematic consideration of the D-scholia... more...

  • Himnosby Gonzalo deBerceo

    Linkgua 2012; US$ 2.85

    Berceo tradujo tres himnos del latín: se considera que los dos primeros provienen de la época carolingia: el Veni Creator Spiritus pleno de dulçe lumne, dedicado al Espíritu Santo, y Ave Sancta María estrella de la mar, atribuido a san Bernardo o a Fulberto de Chartres y que gira en torno a la idea de María, comomadre universal; y el tercero,Tu Christe... more...

  • Homerby Elton TE Baker; Joel Christensen

    Oneworld Publications 2013; US$ 14.95

    Widely revered as the father of Western literature, Homer was the author of The Iliad and The Odyssey, the epic poems which immortalized such names as Cyclops, Menelaus, and Achilles, and inspired such films as the Brad Pitt blockbuster Troy. In this vivid introduction, Elton Barker and Joel Christensen celebrate the complexity, innovation and sheer... more...

  • Homer, gedeutet durch ein großes Lexikonby Michael Meier-Brügger

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 196.00

    The ?Lexicon of Early Greek Epic? is now complete after half a century of philological work. It offers a host of information concerning the entire range of Early Greek vocabulary, as used by Homer, Hesiod, the Homeric Hymns, and the so-called ?small epics.? The first entry was made in 1955; the last in 2010. This volume, which marks the conclusion... more...

  • Homer-Handbuchby Antonios Rengakos; Bernhard Zimmermann

    J.B. Metzler'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2011; US$ 22.72

    Homers Epen ?Ilias? und ?Odyssee? stehen am Anfang der abendländischen Schriftkultur. Ihre Wirkung auf die Literaturen Europas ist unschätzbar. Das Handbuch fasst den aktuellen Forschungsstand zusammen, gibt einen Einblick in die historischen und kulturellen Hintergründe und untersucht die bis heute andauernden literarischen Nachwirkungen der homerischen... more...

  • Homer - An den Wurzeln der europäischen Kulturby Michael Stahl

    Komplett Media GmbH 2011; US$ 5.60

    Jenseits aller Debatten um seine Herkunft oder die Lokalisierung Trojas ist Homer der erste Autor Europas in einem emphatischen Sinne. Seine Wirkung reicht weit über das Publikum im frühen Griechenland bis in die Gegenwart. Für jeden am Altertum Interessierten hält Homer wichtige Einsichten bereit: Die Epen "Ilias" und "Odyssee"... more...

  • Homer an der Ostsee Ilias und Odyssee kamen aus Nordeuropaby Felice Vinci

    Traugott Bautz 2012; US$ 41.03

    Bereits die Antike hatte große Probleme damit, die von Ilias und Odyssee erzählten Geschichten in der Welt des Mittelmeers zu verorten. Es ergaben sich dabei zu viele, mitunter nachgerade groteske Unterschiede des überlieferten Textes zu den dortigen geographischen Gegebenheiten. Damals tröstete man sich mit dem sprichwörtlichen Satz: "Homer ist... more...