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- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 2.99
Unlike many other cultural values that shift and evolve from decade to decade, comedy can be timeless. The comic masterpiece The Frogs, penned by famed Greek playwright Aristophanes more than 2,000 years ago, will leave today's readers doubled over with laughter. When the god Dionysus begins to suspect that the quality of Greek drama has taken... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 36.95 US$ 33.62
Annabel M. Patterson offers here a reassessment of the place of Hermogenes, a Greek rhetorician of the second century A.D., in literary history. She shows that the literary men of the European Renaissance-scholars, critics, and poets-found Hermogenes' Concerning Ideas both important and extremely useful, and she finds that they vigorously applied... more...
- Oxford University Press 1990; US$ 7.99
This finely-tuned translation of Sophocles' Antigone by Richard Emil Braun, both a distinguished poet and a professional scholar-critic, offers, in lean, sinewy verse and lyrics of unusual intensity, an interpretation informed by exemplary scholarship and critical insight. Braun's translation highlights the extraordinary structural symmetry and beauty... more...
- BRILL 2001; US$ 156.00
This volume contains a scholarly commentary on the puzzling work "Busiris" - part mythological "jeu d'esprit", part rhetorical treatise and part self-promoting polemic - by the Greek educator and rhetorician Isocrates (436-338 BC). more...
- BRILL 2001; US$ 256.00
This collection of essays, on the author of the "Argonautica", covers a wide range of issues from the history of the text and the problems of the poet's biography through questions of style, literary technique and intertextual relations to the epic's library and cultural reception. more...
- BRILL 2003; US$ 156.00
This text seeks to examine the meaning of justice or "dike" in the political poems of Solon from a new interpretative perspective. The author's central proposal is that the polis idea, from new classical archaeology, provides an objective standard for an interpretation of Solon's "dike". more...
- The Floating Press 1900; US$ 5.99
On Horsemanship is a treatise on horsemanship. Written c. 350 BC it is one of the oldest such in existence. Xenophon details the best qualities to look for in a horse, and the non-abusive training of a horse in classical dressage and for military and general use. He quotes other, apparently more celebrated contemporaries of his, whose texts have since... more...
- MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99
This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. ******************. The Phaedrus, written by Plato, is a dialogue between Plato''s main protagonist, Socrates, and Phaedrus, an interlocutor in several dialogues. The Phaedrus was presumably composed around 370 BC, around the same time as Plato''s Republic... more...
- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 173.52
The collection of poems preserved under the name of Theognis is - apart from Homer and Hesiod - the only extant poetic text handed down in manuscript from the time before Pindar. Its peculiar form has provoked a long-running debate on its authenticity and genesis, which has gone so far as to cast doubts on the existence of the poet Theognis.... more...
- MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99
This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. ******************. Gorgias is an important Socratic Dialogue in which Plato sets the rhetorician, whose specialty is persuasion, in opposition to the philosopher, whose specialty is dissuasion, or refutation. The art of persuasion was necessary for political and legal... more...