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  • Antigoneby Sophocles

    Ivan R. Dee 1998; US$ 8.99

    One of the greatest, most moving of all tragedies, Antigone continues to have meaning for us because of its depiction of the struggle between individual conscience and state policy, and its delicate probing of the nature of human suffering. Plays for Performance Series. more...

  • The Ideology of Classicismby Nicolas Wiater

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 196.00

    This is the first systematic study of Greek classicism, a crucial element of Graeco-Roman culture under Augustus, from the perspective of cultural identity: what vision of the world and their own role in it motivated Greek and Roman intellectuals to commit themselves to reliving the classical Greek past in Augustan Rome? This book will... more...

  • Mythische Erzählstrukturen in Herodots "Historien"by Katharina Wesselmann

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 182.00

    Herodotus is often criticised for his mythical representation of historical events. However, this offers an important key to the understanding of the text. Starting with the reconstruction of a contemporary mythical-ritual framework, in her reading of the Histories Katharina Wesselmann uses the associative content of the traditional... more...

  • Homer-Handbuchby Antonios Rengakos; Bernhard Zimmermann

    J.B. Metzler'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2011; US$ 22.72

    Homers Epen ?Ilias? und ?Odyssee? stehen am Anfang der abendländischen Schriftkultur. Ihre Wirkung auf die Literaturen Europas ist unschätzbar. Das Handbuch fasst den aktuellen Forschungsstand zusammen, gibt einen Einblick in die historischen und kulturellen Hintergründe und untersucht die bis heute andauernden literarischen Nachwirkungen der homerischen... more...

  • Orpheus in der Spätantikeby Oliver Schelske

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 210.00

    In this work, the short epos Orpheus? Argonautica that dates from Late Antiquity is subjected to a comprehensive re-examination. It reveals a work in which the poetic structure is much more complex than previously assumed and shows how Orpheus? figure was handled in Late Antiquity thus presenting the recipient with a number of links... more...

  • The Library of Greek Mythologyby Apollodorus; Robin Hard

    Oxford University Press, UK 1997; US$ 8.99

    The only work of its kind to survive from classical antiquity, the Library of Apollodorus is a unique guide to Greek mythology, from the origins of the universe to the Trojan War. Used as a source book by classicists from antiquity to Robert Graves, it tells the story of each of the great families of heroic mythology, and the various adventures associated... more...

  • I fiori campestri di Posidippothoby Margherita Maria Di Nino

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2010; US$ 56.40

    Focusing on the so-called ?new Posidippus?, Margherita Maria Di Nino?s I fiori campestri di Posidippo investigates the main linguistic and stylistic features of the recently-discovered Posidippean epigrams as well as the sources from which the poet drew his inspiration. The book provides a detailed commentary of the 7th and the 8th sections of P.Mil.Vogl.... more...

  • Imperialism, Cultural Politics, and Polybiusby Christopher Smith; Liv Mariah Yarrow

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 149.99

    The essays in this volume address central problems in the development of Roman imperialism in the third and second century BC. Published in honour of the distinguished Oxford academic Peter Derow, they follow some of his main interests: the author Polybius, the characteristics of Roman power and imperial ambition, and the mechanisms used by Rome in... more...

  • Homer, gedeutet durch ein großes Lexikonby Michael Meier-Brügger

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 196.00

    The ?Lexicon of Early Greek Epic? is now complete after half a century of philological work. It offers a host of information concerning the entire range of Early Greek vocabulary, as used by Homer, Hesiod, the Homeric Hymns, and the so-called ?small epics.? The first entry was made in 1955; the last in 2010. This volume, which marks the conclusion... more...

  • Omero e i suoi oratoriby Stefano Dentice di Accadia Ammone

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 182.00

    The birth of rhetoric istraced back to the 5th century B.C.E., when the first theoretical treatises on rhetoric were drafted. As early as in the speeches of the Iliad however, one canrecognize a deliberate and thoughtful use of refined rhetorical techniques, although these techniques were only codified at a much later date. The Homeric... more...