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  • Beiträge zu den Fragmenten des Klearchos von Soloiby Stavros Tsitsiridis

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 112.00

    In Antiquity Klearchos of Soloi enjoyed a reputation as a first-class peripatetic. However, mainstream modern research has not yet given him due credit. This work contributes to a better understanding of some of the fragments of Klearchos. It demonstrates how various philosophical schools and directions influenced his work. His writings also provide... more...

  • The Poetic Style of the Greek Poet Sapphoby Harold Zellner

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 139.95

    This book argues that Sappho’s style is characteristically playful, and that this is probably the best explanation for some problematic features of her text. more...

  • Homer's The Iliad and The Odysseyby Alberto Manguel

    Atlantic Books Ltd 2013; US$ 10.19

    The stories of the Trojan war and Helen of Troy, Patroclus and Achilles, the Sirens and the Cyclops are embedded in western culture, yet readers often fail to recognise that they were made famous by two epic poems, The Iliad and The Odyssey , and one blind poet: Homer. Alberto Manguel begins his book with the poems' inception in ancient Greece... more...

  • Generi lirico-corali nella produzione drammatica di Sofocleby Andrea Rodighiero

    Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 54.62

    Hauptbeschreibung Quale rapporto esiste tra i generi lirici e le tragedie di Sofocle? Per quali vie si innestano nelle sezioni cantate dei suoi drammi le forme e gli stili dell'inno, dei peani, dei ditirambi, degli iporchemi, e come vengono rese certe 'atmosfere da epinicio'? Il fine dell'indagine che qui si propone è quello di gettare luce sulla... more...

  • Basiswortschatz Platonby Martin Holtermann

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 11.20

    Der Basiswortschatz für das Graecum enthält die ca. 350 wichtigsten Wörter, die man für die Graecumsprüfung unbedingt können sollte. Zusätzlich enthalten sind viele Beispielsätze, sodass auch die Verwendung und die konkrete richtige Übersetzung im Zusammenhang geübt werden können.   Der Basiswortschatz für das Graecum enthält... more...

  • Euripides' "Alcestis"by Andreas Markantonatos

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 112.00

    This unique volume is an accessible yet in-depth narratological study of Euripides? Alcestis.It contextualizes the play in terms of its reception by the original audience, locating the intricate narrative tropes of the plot in the dynamics of fifth-century Athenian mythology and religion. It will reward readers interested in Greek literature and especially... more...

  • Sophoclesby Sophocles

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 10.95

    Linked by their common setting in Thebes, Antigone, Oedipus the King, and Oedipus at Colonus stand at the fountainhead of world drama. This volume presents a new, and accurate yet poetic and playable translation by playwright Don Taylor, who has also directed plays for a BBC-TV production. more...

  • Homer's The Odysseyby Leland Ryken

    Crossway 2013; US$ 3.99

    Guides readers through Homer’s The Odyssey and highlights the universal theme of longing for redemption as displayed in this epic tale of a man trying to find his way home. Part of the Christian Guides to the Classics series. more...

  • The Song of the Sirens and Other Essaysby Pietro Pucci

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1997; US$ 36.99

    In this collection of his essays on Homer, some new and some appearing for the first time in English, the distinguished scholar Pietro Pucci examines the linguistic and rhetorical features of the poet's works. Arguing that there can be no purely historical interpretation, given that the parameters of interpretation are themselves historically determined,... more...