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- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 196.00
How do animals make themselves move? Unlike most modern theories, Aristotle answers this question through a general theory of animal movement valid for both humans and animals. This book interprets this theory and analyses its fundamental concepts. more...
- BRILL 2009; US$ 237.00
This book is an attempt to shed new light, via the tenets of oral-formulaic theory, on the evolution and meaning of several dozen words and phrases found in early Greek epic whose etymologies have puzzled philologists for over 2500 years. more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2011; US$ 10.95
The four late plays of Euripides collected here, in beautifully crafted translations by Cecelia Eaton Luschnig and Paul Woodruff, offer a faithful and dynamic representation of the playwrights mature vision. Cecelia Eaton Luschnig is Professor Emerita of Classics, University of Idaho, and author of An Introduction to Ancient Greek, Second Edition... more...
- 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...
- 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 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...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 8.99
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...
- Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2011; US$ 25.14
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...
- Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 53.69
Hauptbeschreibung 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,... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1998; US$ 30.99
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...