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- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 149.99
As well as producing one of the finest of all poetic traditions, ancient Greek culture produced a major tradition of poetic theory and criticism. Halliwell's volume offers a series of detailed and challenging interpretations of some of the defining authors and texts in the history of ancient Greek poetics: the Homeric epics, Aristophanes' Frogs,... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2009; US$ 10.95
Winner of the American Translators Association 2000 Lewis Galantière Award. Peter Meineck is Producing Artistic Director of The Aquila Theatre Company, Visiting Scholar at the Center for Ancient Studies, New York University and teaches Greek Drama at the Tisch School for the Arts. more...
- Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 88.03
Hauptbeschreibung Die vorliegende Studie untersucht die zentralen gegenstands-, methoden- und institutionsbezogenen Konzepte, die der Ausbildung der Romanischen Philologie im 19. Jahrhundert zugrunde liegen. Analysiert wird ein Korpus von programmatischen Schriften der frühen "Romanis - ten", in denen über die Identität des eigenen Fachs, wissenschaftliche... more...
- University of California Press 2010; US$ 26.95
After Sappho but before the great Latin poets, the most important short poems in the ancient world were Greek epigrams. Beginning with simple expressions engraved on stone, these poems eventually encompassed nearly every theme we now associate with lyric poetry in English. Many of the finest are on love and would later exert a profound influence on... more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 24.95
Elegiac lyrics celebrating the love of boys, which the translator terms Puerilities , comprise most of the twelfth book of The Greek Anthology . That book, the so-called Musa Puerilis , is brilliantly translated in this, the first complete verse version in English. It is a delightful eroticopia of short poems by great and lesser-known Greek poets,... more...
- Parkstone International 2012; US$ 9.95
Au cours de l'histoire, nombreuses sont les guerres qui changèrent le paysage politique et culturel du monde. Source de bouleversements, de destructions et de violences, elles contribuèrent néanmoins à l'évolution de la création artistique. En effet, malgré les événements traumatisants qu'elles engendrent, les guerres inspirent les artistes depuis... more...
- Southern Illinois University Press 2009; US$ 14.95
This collection of new translations of eighty poems provides a pleasant, thought-provoking reminder of love?s vagaries as captured through the wit, charm, and insight of the master poets of antiquity. All the emotions and experiences associated with love?rejection, infatuation, ecstasy, desperation, loneliness?are rendered accessible to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95
Recent attacks on contemporary art have portrayed the erotic content of works by Robert Mapplethorpe and others as if it were a deviation from the Western artistic tradition. On the contrary, there is a rich tradition of eroticism in the arts beginning with the erotic verse of ancient Greek and Roman poets. Games of Venus , the first comprehensive... more...
- University of California Press 2003; US$ 63.00
Under Ptolemy II Philadelphus, who ruled Egypt in the middle of the third century B.C.E., Alexandria became the brilliant multicultural capital of the Greek world. Theocritus's poem in praise of Philadelphus?at once a Greek king and an Egyptian pharaoh?is the only extended poetic tribute to this extraordinary ruler that survives. Combining the Greek... more...