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- University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 40.00
Poetry is often said to resist translation, its integration of form and meaning rendering even the best translations problematic. Elizabeth Marie Young disagrees, and with Translation as Muse , she uses the work of the celebrated Roman poet Catullus to mount a powerful argument that translation can be an engine of poetic invention. Catullus... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 280.00
This volume contains Books VI?VIII of De laReligion . These books cover the constitutive elements of sacerdotal polytheism (VI), the constitutive elements of non-sacerdotal polytheism (VII), and the Homeric poems (VIII). They occupy a key position in the economy of the work as a whole by contrasting the two forms of polytheism. In addition,... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 195.00
A Companion to Greek Literature presents a comprehensive introduction to the wide range of texts and literary forms produced in the Greek language over the course of a millennium beginning from the 6th century BCE up to the early years of the Byzantine Empire. Features contributions from a wide range of established experts and emerging scholars... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 182.00
This commentary on the 3rd book of the Iliad concentrates on the interpretation of the ceremonial single combat between the rivals for Helen, Paris and Menelaus, a scene that reflects the origins of the Trojan War. The famous parade before the walls presents Agamemnon, Odysseus and Ajax, and reveals just how much in love Paris and Helen... more...
- Pen and Sword 2015; US$ 22.50
This original book looks in detail at arguably the two most significant characters on either side in the middle years of the great Peloponnesian War and the showdown in and around Amphipolis that led to both their deaths in 422 BC.The Spartan commander Brasidas was already a veteran of many campaigns when he headed for the strategically important northern... more...
- Reclam Verlag 2015; US$ 8.83
In den zwölf Jahrhunderten von Homer bis in die späte Kaiserzeit entstanden praktisch alle literarischen Gattungen, die bis heute lebendig sind. Das Lexikon stellt neben den antiken Literaten und Dichtern im engeren Sinne auch die Historiker, Philosophen, Rhetoren und Fachschriftsteller vor, ferner die anonym überlieferten Werke und die Bibel. Die... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 39.95
How can we make sense of the innovative structure of Euripidean drama? And what political role did tragedy play in the democracy of classical Athens? These questions are usually considered to be mutually exclusive, but this book shows that they can only be properly answered together. Providing a new approach to the aesthetics and politics of Greek... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 182.00
This book provides a study of the diachronic development of compounds with a verbal first constituent in Ancient Greek. Based on an unprecedentedly comprehensive corpus of such compounds, it offers detailed treatments of their origins, structure and place within the Greek compound system, as well as in-depth and up-to-date introductions... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95
In this updated and extended edition of The Greek Sense of Theatre, scholar and practitioner J.Michael Walton revises and expands his visual approach to the theatre of classical Athens. From the tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides to the old and new comedies of Aristophanes and Menander, he argues that while Greek drama is seen now as... more...
- University of California Press 2015; US$ 16.95
One of the oldest extant works of Western literature, the Iliad is a timeless epic poem of great warriors trapped between their own heroic pride and the arbitrary, often vicious decisions of fate and the gods. Renowned scholar and acclaimed translator Peter Green captures the Iliad in all its surging thunder for a new generation of readers. Featuring... more...