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  • Menanders "Kolax"by Matthias Johannes Pernerstorfer

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 168.00

    Menander?s Kolax (The Flatterer) was very popular in the Ancient World and played a central role in the history of the parasite on the comic stage. This volume provides an edition and a translation of the fragments and testimonies. A dramaturgical commentary, chapters on the sources, on the number of parasites and on the date, as well as notes on terminological... more...

  • Lexicographica (2009)by Ulrich Heid; Stefan Schierholz; Wolfgang Schweickard

    Walter de Gruyter, Inc. 2009; US$ 203.00

    Published annually since 1985, the International Yearbook of Lexicography contains the following sections: Essays, Discussions, Conference Proceedings, Work-in-Progress, Reviews and a current bibliography of periodical articles dedicated to lexicography. The essay section consists of both subject-related and a non-thematic parts. Lexicographica is... more...

  • Gregory of Nazianzusby Gregory of Nazianzus; Carolinne White

    Cambridge University Press 1996; US$ 38.00

    Greek text and facing-page translation of a selection of Gregory of Nazianzus's poems. more...

  • Aristotleby Aristotle; G. E. R. Lloyd

    Cambridge University Press 1968; US$ 36.00

    This is a concise and lucid account of the work of Aristotle. more...

  • Holtus, Günter: Romanische Bibliographie. Jahrgang 2008by Christian Hofmann

    Walter de Gruyter, Inc. 2010; US$ 930.00

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  • Divine Talkby Gunther Martin

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 134.99

    Gunther Martin examines the references to religion in the speeches of Demosthenes and other Athenian orators in the 4th century BC. In Part I he demonstrates the role religion plays in the rhetorical strategy of speeches in political trials: his main argument is that speakers had to be consistent in their approach to religion throughout their career.... more...

  • Menanderby Malcolm Heath

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 198.99

    This book undertakes a fundamental assessment of Menander of Laodicea ('Menander Rhetor'), and of the nature and functions of rhetoric in later antiquity (second to fifth centuries AD). It examines Menander's fragments, collected here for the first time, in detail, showing that he was primarily an expert on judicial and deliberative oratory;... more...

  • Götter, Mythen, Philosophenby Fabio Berdozzo

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 182.00

    One of Lucian?s main topics is the critical observation of religious life. His criticism of religious ideas, however, takes place exclusively as dispute with the forms and models of literary tradition. Even when discussing the positions of philosophers, he remains a writer; his gods are literary gods. Nowhere in his oeuvre is there evidence of a personal... more...

  • Decorumby Jan Dietrich Müller

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 126.00

    Appropriateness is the key to persuasion: a speech can only be convincing when it takes into account the opinions of the audience and the concrete situation. But how can rhetorical theory? which like any other theory has to abstract? grasp appropriateness as a phenomenon? What concepts did it develop in order to achieve this? The central thesis of... more...

  • Luciano di Samosata, "Timone o il misantropo"by Gianluigi Tomassi

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 210.00

    In the Greek literature of the imperial period, Lucian of Samosata is surely one of the most versatile and creative figures. Thanks to his Dialogues he became one of the most famous and appreciated ancient Greek authors, and his fame could only be compared toPlato or Plutarch?s. Within Lucian?s works, Timon is referable to the author?s maturity and... more...