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  • Oedipus the King and Antigoneby Sophocles; Peter D. Arnott

    Wiley 2014; US$ 11.95

    Translated and edited by Peter D. Arnott, this classic and highly popular edition contains two essential plays in the development of Greek tragedy- Oedipus the King and Antigone -for performance and study. The editor's introduction contains a brief biography of the playwright and a description of Greek theater. Also included are a list of principal... more...

  • Oikonomikaby Renate Zoepffel

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 154.00

    Die hier vorliegende neue Übersetzung und Kommentierung der drei kleinen Schriften geht vom ursprünglichen Wortsinn von oikonomia als Verwaltung eines Haushalts aus. Sie sichtet die griechische Tradition zum Thema von Homer bis Stobaios sowie die Entwicklung der Wissensvermittlung im 5. und 4. Jh. v. Chr. und kommt damit zu ganz neuen... more...

  • Omero e i suoi oratoriby Stefano Dentice di Accadia Ammone

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 182.00

    The birth of rhetoric istraced back to the 5th century B.C.E., when the first theoretical treatises on rhetoric were drafted. As early as in the speeches of the Iliad however, one canrecognize a deliberate and thoughtful use of refined rhetorical techniques, although these techniques were only codified at a much later date. The Homeric... more...

  • Orpheus in der Spätantikeby Oliver Schelske

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 210.00

    In this work, the short epos Orpheus? Argonautica that dates from Late Antiquity is subjected to a comprehensive re-examination. It reveals a work in which the poetic structure is much more complex than previously assumed and shows how Orpheus? figure was handled in Late Antiquity thus presenting the recipient with a number of links... more...

  • Parmenidesby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. ******************. Parmenides is one of the dialogues of Plato. It is perhaps Plato''s most challenging dialogue, as well as one of the most challenging works of philosophy ever written. The Parmenides purports to be an account of a meeting between the two... more...

  • A Penelopean Poeticsby Barbara Clayton

    Lexington Books 2004; US$ 29.99

    A Penelopean Poetics looks at the relationship between gender ideology and the self-referential poetics fo the Odyssey through the figure of Penelope. Her poetics become a discursive thread through which different feminine voices can realize their resistant capacities. Author, Barbara Clayton, informs discussions in the classics, gender studies, and... more...

  • Phaedrusby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. ******************. The Phaedrus, written by Plato, is a dialogue between Plato''s main protagonist, Socrates, and Phaedrus, an interlocutor in several dialogues. The Phaedrus was presumably composed around 370 BC, around the same time as Plato''s Republic... more...

  • Philostratus (Routledge Revivals)by Graham Anderson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    This study of Philostratus , first published in 1986, presents the Greek biographer?s treatment of both sophists and holy men in the social and intellectual life of the early Roman Empire, which also displays his own distinctive literary personality as a superficial dilettante and an engrossing snob. Through him we gain a glimpse of the rhetorical... more...

  • Plato and Hesiodby G. R. Boys-Stones; J. H. Haubold

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 124.99

    It hardly needs repeating that Plato defined philosophy partly by contrast with the work of the poets. What is extraordinary is how little systematic exploration there has been of his relationship with specific poets other than Homer. This neglect extends even to Hesiod, though Hesiod is of central importance for the didactic tradition quite generally,... more...

  • The Poetic Style of the Greek Poet Sapphoby Harold Zellner

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 139.95

    This book argues that Sappho’s style is characteristically playful, and that this is probably the best explanation for some problematic features of her text. more...