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  • Von den Toren des Hades zu den Hallen des Olymp. Artemiskult bei Theokrit und Kallimachosby Ivana Slavkova Petrovic

    BRILL 2007; US$ 130.00

    Investigates the reception of contemporary religion in Hellenistic poetry and analyses the treatment of the cult of Artemis - taken as paradigmatic - in Theocritus' second Idyll and Callimachus' Hymns. This monograph aims to advance scholarly understanding of the contextualization and transformation of religious motifs in Hellenistic literature. more...

  • Berichtigungsliste der Griechischen Papyrusurkunden aus Ägypten, 12by H. A. Rupprecht

    BRILL 2009; US$ 203.00

    "The Berichtigungsliste der Griechisen Papyruskunden aus Agypten", compiled under the auspices of the 'Association Internationale de Papyrologues', is an indispensable tool for any editor or user of Greek papyrus documents. Like its predecessors, this eleventh volume lists, in alphabetical order of papyri, the new corrections of readings... more...

  • Ctesias' 'History of Persia'by Lloyd Llewellyn-Jones; James Robson

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 39.95

    Towards the end of the fifth century BC Ctesias of Cnidus wrote his 23 book History of Persia . Ctesias is a remarkable figure: he lived and worked in the Persian court and, as a doctor, tended to the world?s most powerful kings and queens. His position gave him special insight into the workings of Persian court life and access to the gossip and... 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...

  • Tierbilder aus dem ersten Jahrhundertby Ragnar Kinzelbach

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 133.00

    The Artemidorus papyrus, originating from Alexandria at the beginning of the 1st century A.D., contains on its verso 41 drawings by one hand, thereof 38 sketches of animals (some comprising two species each,thus resulting in 44 species), most of them labelled withtheir Greek names. As visible fromthe ?title? on the papyrus itself, it presents... more...

  • 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... 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...