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- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 154.00
Despite their rich tradition, the Carmina Anacreontea transmitted in the Palatine Anthology have received little scholarly attention. This neglect is linked to questions concerning their authenticity. Long read as poems by the ancient lyricist Anacreon, they are now regarded instead as imitations of Anacreontic lyricism. This volume presents the latest... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 182.00
Homer?s Iliad has influenced European literature and art to this day. In the last 30 years, researchers have made significant progress in illuminating this epic. In this study, a leading Homer scholar engages in dialogue with the international research community to reflect on today?s most significant questions, among them the Iliad?s origins, language... more...
- University of California Press 2014; US$ 24.95
The Homeric Hymns have survived for two and a half millennia because of their captivating stories, beautiful language, and religious significance. Well before the advent of writing in Greece, they were performed by traveling bards at religious events, competitions, banquets, and festivals. These thirty-four poems invoking and celebrating the gods... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 32.39
Die Neuen Nachträge zum Index Hippocraticus verarbeiten neu gewonnene Erkenntnisse und Materialien, die die Sprache des Corpus Hippocraticum betreffen. Einbezogen wurden aktuelle textkritische Publikationen sowie zwei der direkten Überlieferung anzurechnende Papyri. Ein großer Teil des Materials der Neuen Nachträge geht jedoch auf die erstmalige Aufnahme... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 839.00
For the first time, the Alexandrine fragments on the Iliad have been systematically compiled and newly edited with a commentary, and unlike all earlier editions, special attention has been given to their transmitted form. Van Thiel?s innovative view of the ancient Ekdoseis as working copies and his systematic consideration of the D-scholia make this... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00
In celebration of the reopening of the permanent exhibition of the Egyptian Museum and Papyrus Collection at the ?Neues Museum,? this volume presents editions of previously unpublished Greek documentsfrom the Berlin papyrus collection. Numerous papyrologists from all over the world provideinsights into the administration, everyday life and legal world... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
Sophocles: The Classical Heritage , first published in 1996, contains a diverse collection of reflectionS, ranging from the 16 th century to the 20 th , on one of the three great Attic tragedians. Each essay explores a theme or concept derived from the Sophoclean tragic vision which is still of relevance today: the linguistic challenges of translation,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00
Analysing six Greek tragedies and Hamlet , this book also contains a chapter on the Greek and the Elizabethan dramatic forms and one on religious drama. An important work from an author respected for a constructive and sensitive quality of criticism. more...
- Primus Verlag 2014; US$ 46.28
Diese Philosophiegeschichte setzt neue Maßstäbe! Anthony Kenny ist in seinem Werk etwas gelungen, wonach man im deutschen Sprachraum vergeblich sucht: eine ohne Vorkenntnisse verständliche, ja sogar unterhaltsam geschriebene Philosophiegeschichte. Der renommierte britische Philosoph erzählt die abenteuerliche Geschichte der Philosophie explizit aufbereitet... more...