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  • Imitate Anacreon!by Manuel Baumbach; Nicola Dümmler

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 154.00

    Despite their rich tradition, the Carmina Anacreontea transmitted in the Palatine Anthology have received little scholarly attention. This neglect is linked to questions concerning their authenticity. Long read as poems by the ancient lyricist Anacreon, they are now regarded instead as imitations of Anacreontic lyricism. This volume presents the latest... more...

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

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 182.00

    Homer?s Iliad has influenced European literature and art to this day. In the last 30 years, researchers have made significant progress in illuminating this epic. In this study, a leading Homer scholar engages in dialogue with the international research community to reflect on today?s most significant questions, among them the Iliad?s origins, language... more...

  • Homeric Hymnsby Diane J. Rayor

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 24.95

    The Homeric Hymns have survived for two and a half millennia because of their captivating stories, beautiful language, and religious significance. Well before the advent of writing in Greece, they were performed by traveling bards at religious events, competitions, banquets, and festivals. These thirty-four poems invoking and celebrating the gods... more...

  • Index Hippocraticus. Neue Nachträgeby Anargyros Anastassiou

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 32.39

    Die Neuen Nachträge zum Index Hippocraticus verarbeiten neu gewonnene Erkenntnisse und Materialien, die die Sprache des Corpus Hippocraticum betreffen. Einbezogen wurden aktuelle textkritische Publikationen sowie zwei der direkten Überlieferung anzurechnende Papyri. Ein großer Teil des Materials der Neuen Nachträge geht jedoch auf die erstmalige Aufnahme... more...

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

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 839.00

    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 make this... more...

  • Courtesans at Tableby Laura McClure

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 40.95

    First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Sophocles (Routledge Revivals)by Roger Dawe

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Sophocles: The Classical Heritage , first published in 1996, contains a diverse collection of reflectionS, ranging from the 16 th century to the 20 th , on one of the three great Attic tragedians. Each essay explores a theme or concept derived from the Sophoclean tragic vision which is still of relevance today: the linguistic challenges of translation,... more...

  • Lust am Lesenby Fabian Zogg

    C.H. Beck 2014; US$ 84.46

    Literarische Anspielungen im Frieden des Aristophanes sind zwar bereits seit der Antike Gegenstand der Forschung, wurden aber noch nie systematisch untersucht. Neben einer Detailanalyse aller Bezüge der Komödie zu literarischen Einzeltexten werden auch die kulturellen Implikationen des Befundes in den Fokus gerückt: Die komplexe Intertextualität ist... more...

  • Two Crafty Jackalsby Elizabeth Laird; Sadiqi Beg

    Aga Khan Museum 2014; US$ 9.95

    Two Crafty Jackals is a series of nested tales within tales illustrating examples of right or wrong behaviour that lead to good or bad results. Dimnah the jackal seeks to destroy the friendship between the King of Lions and Shanzabeh the bull out of jealousy and then must face the consequences. more...

  • Redenby Lysias; Thomas Baier; Kai Brodersen; Ingeborg Huber; Martin Hose

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 37.02

    Lysias, der von der Mitte des 5. Jh. bis zu seinem Tod nach 380 v.Chr. in Athen lebte, verdiente sein Geld als Redenschreiber. Für Menschen ganz unterschiedlicher Herkunft verfasste er Plädoyers, die diese in Gerichtsprozessen vorzutragen hatten. Der Leser lernt eine Vielzahl sozialer Typen kennen: einen des Mordes angeklagten gehörnten Ehemann, einen... more...