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- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
Resemblance and Reality in Greek Thought follows the construction of reality from Homer into the Hellenistic era and beyond. Not only in didactic poetry or philosophical works but in practically all genres from the time of Homer onwards, Greek literature has shown an awareness of the relationship between verbal art and the social, historical, or... more...
- De Gruyter 2016; US$ 39.00
In the world of the Second Sophistic, the Roman Empire?s Greek elite turned education, paideia, and knowledge of the classical age into a vital factor in their struggle for political power. This book presents, for the first time, studies from a broad range of disciplines on various fields of life and on different media, in which this ideology became... more...
- OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 99.99 US$ 85.99
This volume is a major, ground-breaking study of the modernist E. E. Cummings' engagement with the classics. It explores the significance of Cummings' Harvard training as a Classicist to his development as a poet and to his published work, and also contains an edition of new, previously unpublished material by Cummings himself. more...
- De Gruyter 2016; US$ 89.80
Die kultische Verehrung des römischen Kaiserhauses durch die Provinzbevölkerung war nicht nur eine religiöse und politische Angelegenheit; sie birgt auch relevante Aspekte im Bereich der Medien-, Sozial- und Wirtschaftsgeschichte. Vor dem Hintergrund neuer epigraphischer und numismatischer Quellen beleuchten die Beiträge des Bandes den... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 14.99
The battle of Zama, fought across North Africa around 202 BC, was the final large-scale clash of arms between the world's two greatest western powers of the time ? Carthage and Rome. The engagement ended the Second Punic War, waged from 218 until 201 BC. The armies were led by two of the most famous commanders of all time ? the legendary Carthaginian... more...
- OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 7.99 US$ 6.87
The history of Ancient Babylonia in ancient Mesopatamia is epic. Trevor Bryce offers an exploration of the rich world of Babylonia, providing insight into the intricacies of this ancient civilization and its important social, historical, and cultural legacies. more...
- University of California Press 2016; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96
Much has been written about the conditions that made possible Hitler's rise and the Nazi takeover of Germany, but when we tell the story of the National Socialist Party, should we not also speak of Julius Caesar and Pericles? Greeks, Romans, Germans argues that to fully understand the racist, violent end of the Nazi regime, we must examine its appropriation... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 46.50
First published in 1949, this book presents the collected works of Christopher Smart, the eighteenth-century poet whose life has an attraction for the curioso of literature. There is the early marriage with Anne Vane, his secret marriage, eighteenth-century Cambridge life, the intrigues of Grub Street, and, finally, insanity and confinement in an... more...