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  • Homer and Classical Philologyby Friedrich Nietzsche; Oscar Levy; J. M. Kennedy

    The Floating Press 2013; US$ 1.99

    Although he later rose to prominence as an innovative and controversial philosopher whose ideas influenced everyone from existentialist thinkers to the Nazi movement, Friedrich Nietzsche was trained in philology and published his earliest works on that topic. This essay takes a look at the use of mythology and language in the ancient Greek poet's... more...

  • Hellenicaby Xenophon; H. G. Dakyns

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    Xenophon was a Greek soldier who played a key role in several military skirmishes and attacks throughout his life. Later in his life, he began to write down his recollections of these battles and other key political and cultural events, thus becoming one of ancient Greece's most important historians. Hellenica offers Xenophon's first-hand account... more...

  • The Republicby Benjamin Jowett

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 4.95

    The Republic is Plato's most famous work and one of the seminal texts of Western philosophy and politics. The characters in this Socratic dialogue - including Socrates himself - discuss whether the just or unjust man is happier. They are the philosopher-kings of imagined cities and they also discuss the nature of philosophy and the soul among other... more...

  • The Play of Texts and Fragmentsby J.C.R. Cousland; James Hume

    BRILL 2009; US$ 221.00

    This volumea (TM)s thirty-two contributions by major Euripidean scholars offer incisive treatments of many of Euripides' extant plays and their influence, as well as seminal examinations of a number of Euripidesa (TM) fragmentary plays. more...

  • Selected Dialoguesby Lucian; C. D. N. Costa

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 9.99

    you'll find another man to harvest, Glycerion: let this one go'The Greek satirist Lucian was a brilliantly entertaining writer who invented the comic dialogue as a vehicle for satiric comment. His influence was immense, not only in the Greek world, but on later European writers such as Rabelais and Swift. His dialogues puncture the pretensions... more...

  • Lysiasby Jochen Fornasier

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2012; US$ 22.87

    In Pantikapaion, der größten griechischen Koloniestadt, rumort es. Der junge Offizier Lysias bekommt einen wichtigen Geheimauftrag. Er soll als Spion ans Schwarzmeer reisen und eine Expedition vorbereiten, die die Tyrannen vertreiben und ein demokratisches, athenfreundliches System installieren soll. Jochen Fornasier erzählt spannend ein Abenteuer,... more...

  • Stesichoros zwischen kultischer Praxis, mythischer Tradition und eigenem Kunstanspruchby Peter Grossardt

    Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 55.35

    Das vorliegende Buch beschäftigt sich mit der berühmten Alternativversion zu Homers Darstellung vom Trojanischen Krieg, die der sizilische Dichter Stesichoros (ca. 630- 550 v. Chr.) gab, wonach nicht Helena selbst, sondern nur ein Phantom nach Troja gelangt sei. Zu diesem Zweck werden in dieser Studie sämtliche Erwähnungen Helenas, die sich bei Stesichoros... more...

  • De la Religion, considérée dans sa source, ses formes et ses développements, Tome IIIby Kurt Kloocke; Denis Thouard; Kurt Kloocke; Hermann Krapoth; Denis Thouard; Laura Wilfinger

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 280.00

    This volume contains Books VI?VIII of De laReligion . These books cover the constitutive elements of sacerdotal polytheism (VI), the constitutive elements of non-sacerdotal polytheism (VII), and the Homeric poems (VIII). They occupy a key position in the economy of the work as a whole by contrasting the two forms of polytheism. In addition,... more...

  • Homeric Stitchingsby M. D. Usher

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1998; US$ 33.99

    Homeric Stitchings is the first extended study of the Homeric Centos, a long pastiche poem on a biblical theme composed by the Theodosian Empress Eudocia using only verses from the Iliad and the Odyssey. Building upon recent work on Homeric poetics, and utilizing linguistic and semiotic methods of analysis, this study introduces readers to the Centos... more...

  • Götter und Helden der Griechenby Apollodoros; Kai Brodersen; Kai Brodersen; Kai Brodersen; Martin Hose; Thomas Baier

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2013; US$ 45.78

    In dieser faszinierenden Zusammenschau der griechischen Mythologie stellt Apollodor den griechischen Mythos von der Schöpfung der Welt bis hin zu den Taten der Heroen in einen erzählerischen Zusammenhang und reichert ihn durch Varianten an, die aus zahllosen und für uns heute verlorenen Werken der Poesie und Prosa stammen. Die Übersetzung beruht auf... more...