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  • Lucretius and the Transformation of Greek Wisdomby David N. Sedley

    Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

    This book studies the structure and origins of De Rerum Natura (On the Nature of Things), the great first-century BC poem by Lucretius. more...

  • A Narratological Commentary on the Odysseyby Irene J. F. de Jong

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 56.00 US$ 45.92

    This 2001 book features a new type of commentary on Homer's Odyssey which concentrates on the text's narrative art. more...

  • Virgil on the Nature of Thingsby Monica R. Gale

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

    This book explores the relationship between the Georgics and earlier works in the didactic tradition. more...

  • Horace and the Gift Economy of Patronage by Phebe Lowell Bowditch

    University of California Press 2001; US$ 15.95 US$ 12.76

    This innovative study explores selected odes and epistles by the late-first-century poet Horace in light of modern anthropological and literary theory. Phebe Lowell Bowditch looks in particular at how the relationship between Horace and his patron Maecenas is reflected in these poems' themes and rhetorical figures. more...

  • Tragedy's Endby Francis M. Dunn

    Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 139.99 US$ 120.39

    Euripides is a notoriously problematic and controversial playwright whose innovations, according to Nietzsche, brought Greek tragedy to an early death. Dunn here argues that the infamous and artificial endings in Euripides deny the viewer access to a stable or authoritative reading of the play, while innovations in plot and ending opened tragedy up... more...

  • Rhesosby Euripides; Richard Emil Braun

    Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 24.99 US$ 21.49

    The story of a futile quest for knowledge, this ancient anti-war drama is one of the neglected plays within the corpus of Greek tragedy. Euripides' shortest tragic work, Rhesos is unique in lacking a prologue, provoking some scholars to the conclusion that the beginning of the play has been lost.In this exciting translation, Rhesos is no longer... more...

  • Dolos and Dike in Sophokles' Elektraby L. MacLeod

    BRILL 2001; US$ 156.00

    This volume addresses the ethical issues of "Elektra" through an analysis of the language and argumentation which the characters use to explain and justify their behaviour. The work contains a critique of interpretative approaches to the play, a bibliography, and an index of passages cited. more...

  • Brill's companion to Ciceroby J. May

    BRILL 2002; US$ 301.00

    This volume is intended as a companion to the study of Cicero's oratory and rhetoric, for both students and experts in the field. The book is arranged along roughly chronological lines and covers most aspects of Cicero's oratory and rhetoric. more...

  • Brill's companion to Ovidby B. Weiden Boyd

    BRILL 2002; US$ 332.00

    This volume on the Roman poet Ovid (43 BCE - 17 CE) contains articles by 14 international scholars. Contributions cover a wide range of topics, including a biographical essay, a survey of the major manuscripts and textual traditions, and a comprehensive discussion of Ovid's style more...

  • Virgil: The Aeneidby K. W. Gransden; S. J. Harrison

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 21.00 US$ 17.22

    This 2004 guide gives a full account of the historical setting and significance of The Aeneid. more...