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  • Justice as an aspect of the polis idea in Solon's political poemsby J.A. Almeida

    BRILL 2003; US$ 156.00

    This text seeks to examine the meaning of justice or "dike" in the political poems of Solon from a new interpretative perspective. The author's central proposal is that the polis idea, from new classical archaeology, provides an objective standard for an interpretation of Solon's "dike". more...

  • Gorgiasby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. ******************. Gorgias is an important Socratic Dialogue in which Plato sets the rhetorician, whose specialty is persuasion, in opposition to the philosopher, whose specialty is dissuasion, or refutation. The art of persuasion was necessary for political and legal... 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...

  • 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...

  • Theognis und die Theognideaby Hendrik Selle

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 169.12

    The collection of poems preserved under the name of Theognis is - apart from Homer and Hesiod - the only extant poetic text handed down in manuscript from the time before Pindar. Its peculiar form has provoked a long-running debate on its authenticity and genesis, which has gone so far as to cast doubts on the existence of the poet Theognis.... more...

  • The Poetry of Sapphoby Jim Powell

    Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 14.99

    Sappho is celebrated as the supreme ancient Greek poet of love and of the personal lyric, and noted also for her vivid participation in a living paganism. Jim Powell's translation is recognized for its unique combination of poetic mastery and scholarly penetration of the original. This edition includes his translation of the newly discovered poem,... more...

  • Aristophanes Thesmophoriazusaeby Colin Austin; S. Douglas Olson

    OUP Oxford 2004; US$ 89.99

    Aristophanes' Thesmophoriazusae is the story of a quarrel between the tragic playwright Euripides and Athens' women, who accuse him of slandering them in his plays. Austin and Olson offer a fresh text of the play, an extensive introduction, and a detailed commentary. more...

  • Il "miraggio" di Alceo: Fr. 140 V.by Benedetto Marzullo

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 95.10

    This book considers one of the most important fragments of early Greek lyric (Alkaios frag. 140 V.) as a means of communication, a revolutionary ode in which the exiled poet addresses the conspirators who have remained behind in their native city. They should take up the arms which were taken from their enemies and dedicated in the temple,... more...

  • Hyperidesby Judson Herrman

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 72.99

    Hyperides' Funeral Oration is arguably the most important surviving example of the genre from classical Greece. Judson Herrman's unparalleled edition will make the speech much more accessible to a wide range of scholars. The text is based on a full examination of the papyrus and includes an apparatus criticus, with a complete listing of all conjectures... more...

  • Ctesias' 'History of Persia'by Lloyd Llewellyn-Jones; James Robson

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    Towards the end of the fifth century BC Ctesias of Cnidus wrote his 23 book History of Persia . Ctesias is a remarkable figure: he lived and worked in the Persian court and, as a doctor, tended to the world?s most powerful kings and queens. His position gave him special insight into the workings of Persian court life and access to the gossip and... more...