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  • The Homeric Hymnsby Diane J. Rayor

    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...

  • A New Interpretation of Sophocles’ Oedipus Tyrannusby Shigenari Kawashima; Naoko Yamagata

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2014; US$ 159.95

    This unique and fresh interpretation of an enigmatic classic provides a better understanding of the play’s religious and political undertones with an innovative and focused examination which proposes an earlier recognition than previously assumed of the whole truth by Jocasta. This will become an indispensable reference book for Classical scholars... more...

  • Contributi critici sul testo di Eschiloby Matteo Taufer

    Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 66.26

    Hauptbeschreibung Der vorliegende Band vereinigt die Beiträge der internationalen Tagung Eschilo, il creatore della tra more...

  • L'ora die Antigone dal nazismo agli 'anni di piombo'by Sotera Fornaro

    Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 54.84

    Hauptbeschreibung La Seconda guerra mondiale costituisce una cesura nellastoria delle ricezioni del mito di Antigone: l'esperienza deltotalitarismo e della Resistenza condiziona in maniera determinantela lettura della tragedia di Sofocle. Eppure c'è unsalto cronologico tra l'Antigone di Brecht (1948) e la ricomparsadel mito di Antigone nel teatro... more...

  • Generi lirico-corali nella produzione drammatica di Sofocleby Andrea Rodighiero

    Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 66.26

    Hauptbeschreibung Quale rapporto esiste tra i generi lirici e le tragedie di Sofocle? Per quali vie si innestano nelle sezioni cantate dei suoi drammi le forme e gli stili dell'inno, dei peani, dei ditirambi, degli iporchemi, e come vengono rese certe 'atmosfere da epinicio'? Il fine dell'indagine che qui si propone è quello di gettare luce sulla... more...

  • Zweite Analytikby Aristoteles; Wolfgang Detel

    Felix Meiner Verlag 2011; US$ 43.41

    Hauptbeschreibung Die "Zweite Analytik" ("Analytica Posteriora"), enstanden im 4. Jhdt. v. Chr.,gehört zu den esoterischen Schriften des Aristoteles und präsentiert seine Wissenschaftstheorie, die eine Theorie des Wissens einschließt. Untersucht wird hier die Frage, was Wissenschaft sei und wie sie möglich werde. Von zentraler Bedeutung ist für... more...

  • Poetik des Satyrspielsby Rebecca Lämmle

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2013; US$ 66.26

    Hauptbeschreibung Diese Studie behandelt mit dem griechischen Satyrspiel die dramatische Gattung, die im 5. Jh. v. Chr. aufs engste mit der Tragödie verbunden war, und erklärt die rätselhafte Zusammengehörigkeit der beiden vordergründig heterogenen Dramentypen. In der Analyse sämtlicher erhaltener Satyrspieltexte erweist sich das Satyrspiel als das... more...

  • Antigoneby Sophocles

    Ivan R. Dee 1998; US$ 8.99

    One of the greatest, most moving of all tragedies, Antigone continues to have meaning for us because of its depiction of the struggle between individual conscience and state policy, and its delicate probing of the nature of human suffering. Plays for Performance Series. more...

  • The Song of the Sirens and Other Essaysby Pietro Pucci

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1997; US$ 36.99

    In this collection of his essays on Homer, some new and some appearing for the first time in English, the distinguished scholar Pietro Pucci examines the linguistic and rhetorical features of the poet's works. Arguing that there can be no purely historical interpretation, given that the parameters of interpretation are themselves historically determined,... 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...