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  • The Door Ajarby Farouk F. Grewing; Benjamin Acosta-Hughes; Alexander Kirichenko

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2013; US$ 114.56

    When is "closure" in fact "false closure", the deceptive opposite of apparent conclusion or perfection? 2009 marked the twentieth anniversary of the publication of Don Fowler's seminal essay "First Thoughts on Closure: Problems and Prospects" (MD 22: 75-122), a work that contributed greatly to bringing about a broad reconsideration in Ancient literary... 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...

  • On the Meaning of Prepositions and Casesby Silvia Luraghi

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2003; US$ 180.00

    Prepositions and cases constitute a fruitful field of research for semantics. The historical development of their meaning can shed light on the relations among the semantic roles of participants and on the organization of conceptual space. Ancient Greek allows an in-depth study of such development. The book, based on a wide, diachronically ordered... more...

  • Space in Archaic Greek Lyricby Jo Heirman

    Amsterdam University Press 2012; US$ 42.50

    From the end of the twentieth century onwards space has become a 'hot topic' in literary studies. This thesis contributes to the spatial turn by focusing on space in archaic Greek lyric (7th-5th c bc). A theoretical framework inspired by narratology, phenomenology and metaphor theory is applied to archaic lyric poems in which city, countryside... more...

  • Sexuality in Greek and Roman Literature and Societyby Marguerite Johnson; Terry Ryan

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 44.95

    This Sourcebook contains numerous original translations of ancient poetry, inscriptions and documents, all of which illuminate the multifaceted nature of sexuality in antiquity. more...

  • Expressions of Agency in Ancient Greekby Coulter H. George

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 98.00

    Exploration of the development of prepositions marking the agents of passive verbs in Ancient Greek. more...

  • Narrators, Narratees, and Narratives in Ancient Greek Literatureby Irene J.F. de Jong; Rene Nunlist; Angus M. Bowie

    BRILL 2004; US$ 226.00

    This is the first part of a new narratological history of Greek literature, which deals with the definition and boundaries of narrative and the role of narrators and narratees. more...

  • A Referential Commentary and Lexicon to Homer, Iliad VIIIby Adrian Kelly

    Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 198.99

    Adrian Kelly shows that familiarity with the oral background of Homeric poetry is vital for a proper appreciation of Homeric narrative. He presents the kind of information a modern reader requires to become as fluent in traditional epic poetry as an original ancient audience. - ;This book aims to provide the reader of Homer with the traditional knowledge... more...

  • The Sibylline Oraclesby J. L. Lightfoot

    Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 264.99

    The Sibyl was a legendary figure in Greco-Roman antiquity. J. L. Lightfoot describes how the verse prophecies attributed to her were taken over by Hellenistic Jews, and later by Christians, as a vehicle for their own understandings of prophecy, and provides an edition, translation, and commentary on the first and second books of extant oracles. - ;In... more...

  • Euripides Alcestisby L. P. E. Parker

    Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 55.00

    Euripides' Alcestis is one of the dramatist's most brilliant - as well as most controversial - plays. This thoroughly annotated edition is designed to aid close reading, and to serve as an introduction to the play in its various aspects. - ;Alcestis is one of Euripides' richest and most brilliant - as well as most controversial - plays.... more...