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  • Homer: Odyssey Books XIII and XIVby Homer; A. M. Bowie

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 28.00

    New edition of the Greek text suitable for upper-level students, with full attention to literary-critical and linguistic matters. more...

  • Early Urbanism on the Syrian Euphratesby Lisa Cooper

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    Studying archaeological evidence from sites covering over 200 kilometres of the banks of the Euphrates River, Lisa Cooper's excellent monograph explores the growth and development of human settlement in the Euphrates River Valley of Northern Syria during the Early and Middle Bronze Ages from circa 2700 to 1550 BC. Cooper focuses on the nature and... more...

  • An Independent Study Guide to Reading Greekby Joint Association of Classical Teachers

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 32.00

    Updated guide and answer-book for those using the second edition of Reading Greek. more...

  • Writing Greek Lawby Michael Gagarin

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 48.00

    A comparative study of legal writing revealing the uniqueness of Greek law. more...

  • Text und Übersetzungby Martin L. West; Joachim Latacz

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 63.00

    Since Ameis-Hentze-Cauer (1868-1913) no comprehensive, scholarly commentary of Homer’s Iliad has been published in German. In the meantime considerable progress has been made in many traditional areas of Homeric studies (language, realia, structure etc.). In addition, generally acknowledged new fields such as narratology have been systematically... more...

  • Aposteldekret und antikes Vereinswesenby Markus Öhler

    Mohr Siebeck 2011; US$ 103.67

    Hauptbeschreibung Mit dem Aposteldekret präsentiert der Verfasser der Apostelgeschichte am Höhepunkt seiner Darstellung Bestimmungen zur Ordnung in der Gemeinde, deren historische und theologische Einordnung Rätsel aufgibt. Zu ihrer Lösung soll im vorliegenden Band ein Zusammenwirken über die Disziplinengrenzen beitragen. Die frühchristlichen Gemeinden,... more...

  • The Meaning of Meat and the Structure of the Odysseyby Egbert J. Bakker

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 76.00

    A literary study of the Odyssey based on the central economic and symbolic importance of the eating of meat. more...

  • Text und Übersetzungby Martin L. West; Joachim Latacz

    De Gruyter 2003; US$ 133.00

    No complete, scholarly commentary of Homer's Iliad has been published in German since Ameis-Hentze-Cauer (1868-1913). In the meantime, considerable progress has been made in many traditional branches of the study of Homer (language, facts, structure etc.). In addition, generally acknowledged fields such as narrative studies have received a systematic... more...

  • The Roman Historiansby Ronald Mellor

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 41.95

    The Romans' devotion to their past pervades almost every aspect of their culture. But the clearest image of how the Romans wished to interpret their past is found in their historical writings. This book examines in detail the major Roman historians: * Sallust * Livy * Tacitus * Ammianus as well as the biographies written by: * Nepos * Tacitus * Suetonius... more...

  • The Historiesby Herodotus

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2015; US$ 27.50

    Herodotus is not only the father of the art and the science of historical writing but also one of the Western tradition's most compelling storytellers. In tales such as that of Gyges?who murders Candaules, the king of Lydia, and unsurps his throne and his marriage bed, thereby bringing on, generations later, war with the Persians?he laid bare the... more...