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- 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...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 210.00
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...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 210.00
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... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 196.00
The birth of rhetoric istraced back to the 5th century B.C.E., when the first theoretical treatises on rhetoric were drafted. As early as in the speeches of the Iliad however, one canrecognize a deliberate and thoughtful use of refined rhetorical techniques, although these techniques were only codified at a much later date. The Homeric... more...
- Atlantic Books 2013; US$ 10.19
The stories of the Trojan war and Helen of Troy, Patroclus and Achilles, the Sirens and the Cyclops are embedded in western culture, yet readers often fail to recognise that they were made famous by two epic poems, The Iliad and The Odyssey , and one blind poet: Homer. Alberto Manguel begins his book with the poems' inception in ancient Greece... more...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 76.32
Homer ? Troia ? Kilikien: Mit diesen Namen wird ein Thema von europäischer Dimension umschrieben. Homer steht nicht nur am Anfang der griechischen Literatur; ?Ilias? und ?Odyssee? gelten als Beginn der europäischen Dichtung. Unter diesem Aspekt ist es nicht gleichgültig, wo die Handlungen in der Ilias anzusetzen sind und woher die Anstöße für ihre... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1997; US$ 40.99
In this collection of his essays on Homer, some new and some appearing for the first time in English, the distinguished scholar Pietro Pucci examines the linguistic and rhetorical features of the poet's works. Arguing that there can be no purely historical interpretation, given that the parameters of interpretation are themselves historically determined,... more...
- Lexington Books 2004; US$ 29.99
A Penelopean Poetics looks at the relationship between gender ideology and the self-referential poetics fo the Odyssey through the figure of Penelope. Her poetics become a discursive thread through which different feminine voices can realize their resistant capacities. Author, Barbara Clayton, informs discussions in the classics, gender studies, and... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 881.00
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...