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  • Apollonius Dyscolusby Fred W. Householder

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1981; US$ 165.00

    Apollonius Dyscolus was the first formal syntactician in Graeco-Roman linguistics. He considered the nature of language to be logical and rule-governed, and assumed an underlying structure for all levels of language. It might be said that from the work of his predecessors, he extracted syntax. This volume contains an English translation of ? mainly... more...

  • Antigoneby Sophocles

    Ivan R. Dee 1998; US$ 8.99

    One of the greatest, most moving of all tragedies, Antigone continues to have meaning for us because of its depiction of the struggle between individual conscience and state policy, and its delicate probing of the nature of human suffering. Plays for Performance Series. more...

  • Mythische Erzählstrukturen in Herodots "Historien"by Katharina Wesselmann

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 196.00

    Herodots Historie ist das erste erhaltene Geschichtswerk Europas. Immer wieder aber wurde der Autor auch kritisiert; so prägt Cicero zwar den Terminus ?Vater der Geschichtschreibung?, bemängelt aber zugleich die Fiktionalität in dessen Werk. In der Tat ist gerade das mythische Geschichtenerzählen ein Hauptcharakteristikum bei Herodot und... more...

  • Bühnenmord und Botenberichtby Dorothea Zeppezauer

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 103.46

    Mord und Totschlag, Blendung, Suizid und Menschenopfer ? die griechische Tragödie ist voll von schrecklichen Handlungen, die verstören und faszinieren und die doch nie unmittelbar auf der Bühne gezeigt werden. Wie aber werden sie dargestellt? Welche Wege und Formen fanden die Dichter, das Unsichtbare auf der Bühne so zu präsentieren, dass... more...

  • The Ideology of Classicismby Nicolas Wiater

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 163.40

    In der 1968 gegründeten Reihe erscheinen Monographien aus den Gebieten der Griechischen und Lateinischen Philologie sowie der Alten Geschichte. Die Bände weisen eine große Vielzahl von Themen auf: neben sprachlichen, textkritischen oder gattungsgeschichtlichen philologischen Untersuchungen stehen sozial-, politik-, finanz- und kulturgeschichtliche... more...

  • Meditationsby Marcus Aurelius; Robin Hard; Christopher Gill

    OUP Oxford 2011; US$ 5.99

    Marcus Aurelius' Meditations is a private notebook of philosophical reflections with universal significance. Drawing on Stoic philosophy, Marcus confronts challenges that affect us all in our struggle to live meaningful lives. This edition includes a selection of Marcus' correspondence with his tutor Fronto which complements the Meditations. more...

  • Orpheus in der Spätantikeby Oliver Schelske

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 174.29

    In this work, the short epos Orpheus? Argonautica that dates from Late Antiquity is subjected to a comprehensive re-examination. It reveals a work in which the poetic structure is much more complex than previously assumed and shows how Orpheus? figure was handled in Late Antiquity thus presenting the recipient with a number of links... more...

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

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 163.40

    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...

  • Omero e i suoi oratoriby Stefano Dentice di Accadia Ammone

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 152.50

    The birth of rhetoric is traced 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 can recognize a deliberate and thoughtful use of refined rhetorical techniques, although these techniques were only codified at a much later date. The Homeric... more...

  • The "Homeric Hymn to Hermes"by Athanassios Vergados

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 163.40

    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...