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- 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...
- 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...
- Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 45.81
La Seconda guerra mondiale costituisce una cesura nellastoria delle ricezioni del mito di Antigone: l'esperienza deltotalitarismo e della Resistenza condiziona in maniera determinantela lettura della tragedia di Sofocle. Eppure c'è unsalto cronologico tra l'Antigone di Brecht (1948) e la ricomparsadel mito di Antigone nel teatro e nella letteratura... more...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 76.32
Homer ? Troia ? Kilikien: Mit diesen Namen wird ein Thema von europäischer Dimension umschrieben. Homer steht nicht nur am Anfang der griechischen Literatur; ?Ilias? und ?Odyssee? gelten als Beginn der europäischen Dichtung. Unter diesem Aspekt ist es nicht gleichgültig, wo die Handlungen in der Ilias anzusetzen sind und woher die Anstöße für ihre... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 65.00
The play with linguistic styles constitutes an important ingredient of Aristophanic humour. Andreas Willi uses the stylistic diversity as a source to reconstruct the 'real' styles upon which Aristophanes based his text. Most of these 'real' styles would otherwise be lost because they are not represented in serious literature. - ;By... more...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00
This book explores the contradictory images of the Spartan polis presented in the work of Isocrates. Countering the belief that presentation is always subordinate to rhetorical persuasion, the author shows that Isocrates actually presented different types of argumentation. Isocrates distanced himself from many arguments, calling for... more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 224.00
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... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 182.00
This is the first modern commentary devoted exclusively to the epigrams of Lucillius, a prolific Neronian poet who, in spite of being one of the most significant representatives of the Greek satirical epigram, has primarily been studied not for his own value, but for the influence he had on Martial. The volume contains an extensive introduction,... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 168.00
Ibycus is a crucial figure in the world of archaic poetry, whose work has not received the attention it deserves. This commentary brings together his most important fragments, together with some less well-known pieces which give insight to his content and style. It provides an introduction to Ibycus? life and poetry, an individual analysis... more...