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  • The Iliadby Homer

    University of California Press 2015; US$ 16.95

    One of the oldest extant works of Western literature, the Iliad is a timeless epic poem of great warriors trapped between their own heroic pride and the arbitrary, often vicious decisions of fate and the gods. Renowned scholar and acclaimed translator Peter Green captures the Iliad in all its surging thunder for a new generation of readers. Featuring... more...

  • The Wooden Walls of Thermopylaeby Nick Brown

    Clink Street Publishing 2015; US$ 5.99

    The Athenians have won their battle at Marathon. Now they await the Great King's revenge as he works to assemble a massive army unlike any the world has ever seen. In Athens, a city seething with treachery and intrigue, Mandrocles and his friends live, love and observe-bystanders among politicians and factions fighting for power as the ultimate conflict... more...

  • Sophocles and Alcibiadesby Michael Vickers

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Literary historians have long held the view that the plays of the Greek dramatist, Sophocles deal purely with archetypes of the heroic past and that any resemblance to contemporary events or individuals is purely coincidental. In this book, Michael Vickers challenges this view and argues that Sophocles makes regular and extensive allusion to Athenian... more...

  • Sophocles' Oedipus Trilogyby Charles Higgins; Regina Higgins

    Wiley 2011; US$ 5.99 US$ 5.50

    The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. The latest generation of titles in this series also feature glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format. CliffsNotes on The Oedipus Trilogy is your ticket to a greater understanding... more...

  • Aristophanesby Carlo Ferdinando Russo

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 45.95

    Carlo Ferdinando Russo's book has been a seminal work on Aristophanes since its publication in Italy in 1962. In his detailed analysis, Russo considers the plays as libretti for actors and singers rather than as mere texts, and never loses sight of the stage. This is the classic book about Aristophanes. Now finally available in English and much-updated,... more...

  • Sappho's Sweetbitter Songsby Lyn Hatherly Wilson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Ransom, Revenge, and Heroic Identity in the Iliadby Donna F. Wilson

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 37.00

    This book presents a detailed anthropology of compensation in the Iliad, with reference to the wider Homeric society. more...

  • Hesiod's Cosmosby Jenny Strauss Clay

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 37.00

    Reads Hesiod's poems as complementary halves of a whole embracing the divine and human cosmos. more...

  • A Narratological Commentary on the Odysseyby Irene J. F. de Jong

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 58.00

    This 2001 book features a new type of commentary on Homer's Odyssey which concentrates on the text's narrative art. more...

  • Hesiod?s Ascraby Anthony T. Edwards

    University of California Press 2004; US$ 15.95

    In Works and Days, one of the two long poems that have come down to us from Hesiod, the poet writes of farming, morality, and what seems to be a very nasty quarrel with his brother Perses over their inheritance. In this book, Anthony T. Edwards extracts from the poem a picture of the social structure of Ascra, the hamlet in northern Greece where... more...