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  • Imitate Anacreon!by Manuel Baumbach; Nicola Dümmler

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 130.59

    Preserved in the Anthologia Palatina , the Carmina Anacreontea have enjoyed widespread reception. The sixty short poems on different sympotic topics such as love, wine, and song were composed predominantly during the Imperial Age in imitation of Anacreon's archaic lyric. This volume presents the latest scholarship on this collection... more...

  • Aristarch, Aristophanes Byzantios, Demetrios Ixion, Zenodotby Helmut van Thiel

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 684.81

    For the first time, the Alexandrine fragments on the Iliad have been systematically compiled and newly edited with a commentary, and unlike all earlier editions, special attention has been given to their transmitted form. Van Thiel?s innovative view of the ancient Ekdoseis as working copies and his systematic consideration of the D-scholia... more...

  • Pseudo-Euripides, "Rhesus"by Almut Fries

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 174.14

    The pseudo-Euripidean Rhesus is the only extant Greek tragedy based on an episode from Homer?s Iliad and a unique witness for the history of the genre in the 4 th century BC. This new edition, with introduction and commentary, discusses textual problems, language, metre and dramaturgy as well as the mythological and literary-historical... more...

  • Homers Iliasby Joachim Latacz; Thierry Greub; Krystyna Greub-Fracz; Arbogast Schmitt

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 152.37

    Homers Ilias prägt die europäische Literatur und Kunst bis heute. Bei der Erschließung dieses Werkes hat die Forschung in den letzten rd. 30 Jahren erhebliche Fortschritte gemacht. Die wichtigsten derzeit diskutierten Fragen zu Entstehungsweise, Sprache und Stil, Struktur, Zeitbezug, Nachwirkung u.a. werden hier in ständigem Dialog mit... more...

  • Lysistrataby Aristophanes

    Ivan R. Dee 1991; US$ 8.99

    Aristophanes' great anti-war drama, with comedic overtones, glorifies the power of fertility in the face of destruction. Plays for Performance Series. more...

  • Dionysus Resurrectedby Erika Fischer-Lichte

    Wiley 2013; US$ 100.95 US$ 87.49

    Dionysus Resurrected analyzes the global resurgence since the late 1960s of Euripides’ The Bacchae . By analyzing and contextualizing these modern day performances, the author reveals striking parallels between transformational events taking place during the era of the play’s revival and events within the play itself. Puts forward... more...

  • Recapturing Sophocles' Antigoneby William Blake Tyrrell; Larry J. Bennett

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1998; US$ 38.99

    In this book, Wm. Blake Tyrrell and Larry J. Bennett examine Sophocles' Antigone in the context of its setting in fifth-century Athens. The authors attempt to create an interpretive environment that is true to the issues and interests of fifth-century Athenians, as opposed to those of modern scholars and philosophers. As they contextualize the play... more...

  • Schweigen in Versenby Thomas Kuhn

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 81.60

    The little?researched poetry of Gregory of Nazianzus reflects a remarkable interweaving of Judeo?Christian thought and the Greek?Pagan poetic tradition. This book includes a bilingual edition and analysis of the imagery in the double?poem ?On Silence During Lent? ( Carm . II,1,34A/B), a work that offers an especially vivid illustration... more...

  • Man and the Wordby Himerius; Robert J. Penella

    University of California Press 2007; US$ 60.00 US$ 48.00

    This fully annotated volume offers the first English translation of the orations of Himerius of Athens, a prominent teacher of rhetoric in the fourth century A.D. Man and the Word contains 79 surviving orations and fragments of orations in the grand tradition of imperial Greek rhetoric. The speeches, a rich source on the intellectual life of late... more...

  • Logos und Praxisby Thomas Blank

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 119.71

    Das Buch untersucht das widersprüchliche Bild der polis Sparta im Werk des Isokrates. Gegen die Annahme, die Darstellung sei jeweils dem Zweck der rhetorischen Überredung untergeordnet, wird gezeigt, dass Isokrates verschiedene Argumentationstypen vorführt. Implizit distanziert er sich von manchen der Argumente und fordert eine an die... more...