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  • Frogsby Aristophanes; Jeffrey Henderson

    Focus Publishing/R. Pullins Co. 2013; US$ 6.95

    In this English translation of Aristophanes? popular comedy the god Dionysus, disappointed in current Athenian playwrights, seeks to bring the dramatist Euripides back from Hades. Includes helpful notes and an introductory essay on Aristophanes, the history of the play and its production, and a bibliography. more...

  • Argument und literarische Form in antiker Philosophieby Michael Erler; Jan Erik Heßler; Benedikt Blumenfelder

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 182.00

    In antiquity, philosophical argumentation was often embedded in a literary form of presentation whose composition followed certain genre-determined rules. At the Third Congress of the Society for Ancient Philosophy, philologists and philosophers gave presentations about this point of intersection between philosophical argument and literary forms. This... more...

  • Man and the Wordby Himerius; Robert J. Penella

    University of California Press 2007; US$ 63.00

    This fully annotated volume offers the first English translation of the orations of Himerius of Athens, a prominent teacher of rhetoric in the fourth century A.D. Man and the Word contains 79 surviving orations and fragments of orations in the grand tradition of imperial Greek rhetoric. The speeches, a rich source on the intellectual life of late... more...

  • Kontinuität und Wandel der Philologien.by Johanna Wolf

    Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 89.11

    Hauptbeschreibung Die vorliegende Studie untersucht die zentralen gegenstands-, methoden- und institutionsbezogenen Konzepte, die der Ausbildung der Romanischen Philologie im 19. Jahrhundert zugrunde liegen. Analysiert wird ein Korpus von programmatischen Schriften der frühen "Romanis - ten", in denen über die Identität des eigenen Fachs, wissenschaftliche... more...

  • Stesichoros zwischen kultischer Praxis, mythischer Tradition und eigenem Kunstanspruchby Peter Grossardt

    Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 66.26

    Hauptbeschreibung Das vorliegende Buch beschäftigt sich mit der berühmten Alternativversion zu Homers Darstellung vom Trojanischen Krieg, die der sizilische Dichter Stesichoros (ca. 630- 550 v. Chr.) gab, wonach nicht Helena selbst, sondern nur ein Phantom nach Troja gelangt sei. Zu diesem Zweck werden in dieser Studie sämtliche Erwähnungen Helenas,... more...

  • Homeric Stitchingsby M. D. Usher

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1998; US$ 30.99

    Homeric Stitchings is the first extended study of the Homeric Centos, a long pastiche poem on a biblical theme composed by the Theodosian Empress Eudocia using only verses from the Iliad and the Odyssey. Building upon recent work on Homeric poetics, and utilizing linguistic and semiotic methods of analysis, this study introduces readers to the Centos... more...

  • The Emergence of Reflexivity in Greek Language and Thoughtby Edward T. Jeremiah

    BRILL 2012; US$ 151.00

    Tying together linguistics, philology and philosophy, this monograph explores the morphological and semantic development of the heavily marked reflexive system in Ancient Greek and argues that these changes are connected to a reconceptualisation of the human subject as characteristically reflexive. 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...

  • Oresteiaby Aeschylus; Peter Meineck; Helene P. Foley

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2009; US$ 10.95

    Winner of the American Translators Association 2000 Lewis Galantière Award. Peter Meineck is Producing Artistic Director of The Aquila Theatre Company, Visiting Scholar at the Center for Ancient Studies, New York University and teaches Greek Drama at the Tisch School for the Arts. more...

  • The Essential Iliadby Homer; Stanley Lombardo; Shelia Murnaghan

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2010; US$ 9.50

    While preserving the basic narrative of the Iliad , this selection also highlights the epic's high poetic moments and essential mythological content, and will prove especially useful in surveys of world literature. more...