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  • 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...

  • Tragedy's Endby Francis M. Dunn

    Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 109.99

    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...

  • Heracles and Euripidean Tragedyby Thalia Papadopoulou

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 96.00

    This book explores the complex questions about divinity and human values examined in Euripides' Heracles. more...

  • Rhesosby Euripides; Richard Emil Braun

    Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 18.99

    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 treated... more...

  • Morals and Villas in Seneca's Lettersby John Henderson

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 40.00

    John Henderson explores three letters of Seneca describing visits to Roman villas. more...

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

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 20.00

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

  • Electraby A. E. Sophocles; Anne Carson; Michael Shaw

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 29.99

    Sophocles' "Electra" tells the story of the revenge Orestes and Electra take on their mother, Clytemnestra, for he murder of their father Agamemnon, after he returns from the Trojan War. This edition of the play is preceded by a critical introduction and is accompanied by explanatory notes. more...

  • Helenby Ronald K. S. Euripides; James Michie; Colin Leach

    Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 19.99

    Outstepping the literal bounds of genre, this work has been referred to by scholars as both a tragedy and a comedy. This translation attempts to preserve Euripides' structure of subtlety and his comments on both the futility of war and the distinction between appearance and reality. more...

  • Ionby George E. Euripides; W. S. Di Piero; Peter Burian

    Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 24.99

    "Ion" is an enactment of the changing relations between the human and divine orders, and the way in which our understanding of the gods is mediated and re-visioned by myths. It contains near disasters, poorly informed actions and misdirected intentions that almost result in catastrophe. more...