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  • Mythische Erzählstrukturen in Herodots "Historien"by Katharina Wesselmann

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 149.14

    Herodotus is often criticised for his mythical representation of historical events. However, this offers an important key to the understanding of the text. Starting with the reconstruction of a contemporary mythical-ritual framework, in her reading of the Histories Katharina Wesselmann uses the associative content of the traditional... more...

  • Bühnenmord und Botenberichtby Dorothea Zeppezauer

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 101.18

    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...

  • Orpheus in der Spätantikeby Oliver Schelske

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 170.45

    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...

  • The "Homeric Hymn to Hermes"by Athanassios Vergados

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 159.79

    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...

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

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 159.79

    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$ 149.14

    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...

  • Gyspsy and Travellers Talesby Alexander J. Thompson

    Grosvenor House Publishing 2011; US$ 7.99

    From some of the families from My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding. An entertaining and amusing look at a collection of true short stories, from the lives of the families of My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding. Follow us as we get involved in everything from missing out on a small fortune, twice, to being moved on by the authorities, written exactly as it happens. Comedy,... more...

  • The Lyric of Ibycusby Claire Louise Wilkinson

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 138.48

    Ibycus is a crucial figure in the world of archaic poetry, whose work has not received the attention it deserves. This commentary brings together his most important fragments, together with some less well-known pieces which give insight to his content and style. It provides an introduction to Ibycus? life and poetry, an individual analysis... more...

  • Vögel (Aves) Iby Hermann Burmeister

    De Gruyter 1856; US$ 159.79

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  • Die Funktion des Mythos bei Pindarby Adolf Köhnken

    De Gruyter 1971; US$ 106.51

    Die Funktion des Mythos bei Pindar Interpretationen zu sechs Pindargedichten more...