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  • Menanders "Kolax"by Matthias Johannes Pernerstorfer

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 168.00

    Menander?s Kolax (The Flatterer) was very popular in the Ancient World and played a central role in the history of the parasite on the comic stage. This volume provides an edition and a translation of the fragments and testimonies. A dramaturgical commentary, chapters on the sources, on the number of parasites and on the date, as well as notes on terminological... more...

  • Plato and Hesiodby G. R. Boys-Stones; J. H. Haubold

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 94.99

    It hardly needs repeating that Plato defined philosophy partly by contrast with the work of the poets. What is extraordinary is how little systematic exploration there has been of his relationship with specific poets other than Homer. This neglect extends even to Hesiod, though Hesiod is of central importance for the didactic tradition quite generally,... more...

  • Ancient Greek Lyricsby Willis Barnstone

    Indiana University Press 2010; US$ 16.95

    Ancient Greek Lyrics collects Willis Barnstone's elegant translations of Greek lyric poetry -- including the most complete Sappho in English, newly translated. This volume includes a representative sampling of all the significant poets, from Archilochos, in the 7th century BCE, through Pindar and the... more...

  • Critical Moments in Classical Literatureby Richard Hunter

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 92.00

    A series of innovative critical readings exploring how the ancients discussed the meaning of literary works and their importance in society. more...

  • An Introduction to Greek Tragedyby Ruth Scodel

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 24.00

    An accessible introduction for students and anyone interested in increasing their enjoyment of Greek tragic plays. more...

  • Ancient Greek Epigramsby Gordon L. Fain

    University of California Press 2010; US$ 26.95

    After Sappho but before the great Latin poets, the most important short poems in the ancient world were Greek epigrams. Beginning with simple expressions engraved on stone, these poems eventually encompassed nearly every theme we now associate with lyric poetry in English. Many of the finest are on love and would later exert a profound influence on... more...

  • The Ironic Defense of Socratesby David M. Leibowitz

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 22.00

    Arrives at a controversial interpretation of Plato's Apology of Socrates by focusing on the meaning and extent of Socratic and Platonic irony. more...

  • On the Meaning of Prepositions and Casesby Silvia Luraghi

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2003; US$ 180.00

    Prepositions and cases constitute a fruitful field of research for semantics. The historical development of their meaning can shed light on the relations among the semantic roles of participants and on the organization of conceptual space. Ancient Greek allows an in-depth study of such development. The book, based on a wide, diachronically ordered... more...

  • Gregory of Nazianzusby Gregory of Nazianzus; Carolinne White

    Cambridge University Press 1996; US$ 40.00

    Greek text and facing-page translation of a selection of Gregory of Nazianzus's poems. more...

  • Tragedy in Athensby David Wiles

    Cambridge University Press 1997; US$ 52.00

    This book examines the performance of Greek tragedy in the classical Athenian theatre. more...