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  • "Kleine Leute" und große Helden in Homers Odyssee und Kallimachos' Hekaleby Marios Skempis

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 169.12

    Dieses Buch beschäftigt sich mit dem bisher wenig behandelten Verhältnis des Kleinepos Hekale des hellenistischen Dichters Kallimachos zur homerischen Odyssee. Es zeigt sich, dass die Odyssee Sprache, Figurenkonstellation und Struktur der Handlung der Hekale beeinflusste. Der Autor dokumentiert die Anklänge und Anleihen, die Kallimachos... more...

  • The "Homeric Hymn to Aphrodite" and Related Textsby S. Douglas Olson

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 147.97

    The Homeric Hymn to Aphrodite (600s BCE?) tells the story of a brief encounter between the goddess of love and the cowherd Anchises, which led to the birth of the Trojan hero Aeneas. Less than 300 lines long, it is among the shortest of the so-called ?major Homeric Hymns?, but is nonetheless richly and beautifully conceived and narrated.... more...

  • The "Homeric Hymn to Hermes"by Athanassios Vergados

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 158.54

    This volume offers a detailed philological commentary on the longest of the Homeric Hymns. The commentary is preceded by a lengthy introduction addressing the Hymn?s ideas on poetry and music, its humorous aspects, the poem?s relation to the rest of archaic hexameter literature, its reception in later literature, its structure, date and... more...

  • Active Perception in the History of Philosophyby José Filipe Silva; Mikko Yrjönsuuri

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 95.15

    The aim of the present work is to show the roots of the conception of perception as an active process, tracing the history of its development from Plato to modern philosophy. The contributors inquire into what activity is taken to mean in different theories, challenging traditional historical accounts of perception that stress the passivity of percipients... more...

  • Aelian's On the Nature of Animalsby Gregory McNamee

    Trinity University Press 2012; US$ 15.99

    Not much can be said with certainty about the life of Claudius Aelianus, known to us as Aelian. He was born sometime between A.D. 165 and 170 in the hill town of Praeneste, what is now Palestrina, about twenty-five miles from Rome, Italy. He grew up speaking that town?s version of Latin, a dialect that other speakers of the language seem to have found... more...

  • Aelius Aristides between Greece, Rome, and the Godsby William Harris; Brooke Holmes

    BRILL 2008; US$ 169.00

    This volume, containing fourteen papers given at a conference held at Columbia in 2007, is the most concerted attempt in recent times to understand the famous and enigmatic orator and to set him in his cultural, religious and political context. more...

  • Aeschylus: The Oresteiaby Simon Goldhill

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 21.00

    This is the only general introduction in English to Aeschylus' Oresteia, one of the most important of all Greek dramas. more...

  • Aeschylus: Persaeby A. F. Garvie

    OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 179.99 US$ 161.99

    A new edition, with Introduction and Commentary, of Aeschylus' Persae, first produced in 472 BC. A. F. Garvie argues that the play is a genuine tragedy, which, far from presenting a simple moral of hybris punished by the gods, poses questions concerning human suffering to which there are no easy answers. more...

  • Aeschylus: Persians and Other Playsby Christopher Collard

    OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 149.99 US$ 134.99

    An accurate and readable new translation, with introduction, extensive explanatory notes, and up-to-date bibliography, of four of Aeschylus' plays, including the unique historical tragedy Persians and the hugely influential Prometheus Bound. more...

  • Aesop's Fablesby Aesop; Laura Gibbs

    OUP Oxford 2002; US$ 6.99 US$ 6.29

    This new translation is the first to represent all the main fable collections in ancient Latin and Greek derived from the legendary Aesop, arranged according to the fables' contents and themes. It includes 600 fables, many of which come from sources never before translated into English. more...