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  • "... vor dem Papyrus sind alle gleich!"by Raimar Eberhard; Holger Kockelmann; Stefan Pfeiffer; Maren Schentuleit

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 162.87

    This festschrift contains some two dozen papers on variegated topics from the field of papyrology and epigraphy in Graeco-Roman Egypt. The studies deal with aspects of regional administration, the economy, contract law, antique literary works, temple consecration, the legal status of women, Greek vocabulary and Christian Egypt. The papers... more...

  • "Artes Grammaticae" in frammentiby Maria Chiara Scappaticcio

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 210.00

    Making a corpus of Latin grammatical papyri is not simply a contribution to Latin Papyrology, but especially a decisive element for our knowledge of ?manuals? in schools in the Eastern Roman Empire, their linguistic theories and the way in which they used to ?write? Grammar. A diachronical and diatopical analysis, in parallel with the known ( Tèchnai... more...

  • 'Bread and Circuses'by Tim Cornell; Dr Kathryn Lomas; Kathryn Lomas

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    Cities in the ancient world relied on private generosity to provide many basic amenities, as well as expecting leading citizens to pay for 'bread and circuses' - free food and public entertainment. This collection of essays by leading scholars from the UK and USA explores the important phenomenon of benefaction and public patronage in Roman Italy.... more...

  • "Donation of Constantine" and "Constitutum Constantini"by Johannes Fried

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 119.42

    Die  Millennium-Studien wollen Grenzen überschreiten, Grenzen zwischen den Epochen und regionalen Räumen wie auch Grenzen zwischen den Disziplinen. Millennium ist international, transdisziplinär und epochenübergreifend ausgerichtet. Das Herausgebergremium und der Beirat repräsentieren ein breites Spektrum von Fächern: Kunst- und literaturwissenschaftliche... more...

  • "Hadriani genitura" ? Die astrologischen Fragmente des Antigonos von Nikaiaby Stephan Heilen

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 252.00

    Das astrologische Handbuch des Antigonos von Nikaia (um 150 n.Chr.) war ein Meilenstein in der Entwicklung der antiken Sterndeutung. Sein bedeutendstes Fragment (F1) ist eine postum verfasste, vollständige Analyse des Geburtshoroskops des Kaisers Hadrian. Dies ist das elaborierteste unter den ca. 350 erhaltenen antiken Horoskopen. Es illustriert... more...

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

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 173.73

    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...

  • 'Let us die that we may live'by Pauline Allen; Boudewijn Dehandschutter; Johan Leemans; Wendy Mayer

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 43.95

    This book presents fresh, lively translations of fourteen such homilies, the majority for the first time in English. The homilies were delivered in some of the main cities of the Greek East of the later Roman Empire, by well-known figures such as Basil of Caesarea, Gregory of Nyssa and John Chrysostom, as well as the equally gifted preachers Asterius... more...

  • "Religio licita?"by Görge K. Hasselhoff; Meret Strothmann

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 126.00

    Der Band thematisiert die Frage, inwieweit die Bezeichnung Religio licita für das Judentum zulässig ist, und welche Relevanz sie für die Beschreibung des Verhältnisses von Römischem Staat zum Judentum hatte. Dies betrifft nicht allein das Judentum, sondern auch die Frage nach den Differenzierungsprozessen von Juden- und Christentum, auch,... more...

  • "Spuria Macri"by Ulrike Jansen

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 141.14

    ?Spuria Macri? consists of 20 chapters and 487 hexameters about plant, animal, and mineral remedies added to the poem ?Macer Floridus.? This translation, the first ever into German, contains rich commentaries on language, sources, reception, authorship, intellectual history, and genre. more...

  • "The Story of Apollonius, King of Tyre"by Stelios Panayotakis

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 162.87

    The anonymous Latin Story of Apollonius , King of Tyre ( Historia Apollonii regis Tyri ) is a romance of adventure, possibly of Greek origins, with Christian elements in its plot. Well known for its important afterlife, including Shakespeare?s Pericles , the Story of Apollonius is commonly viewed as a Christianised folktale of a... more...