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  • The Trojan Womenby Euripides; Gilbert Murray

    The Floating Press 1915; US$ 3.99

    The Trojan Women follows the women of Troy after the famous war which devastated their city. It is believed to have been influenced by the capture of Melos, an Aegean Island, and the treatment of its population by the Athenians. These historical events took place the same year the play premiered, 415 BC. more...

  • Lexikologie / Lexicology. 1. Halbbandby

    De Gruyter Mouton 2002; US$ 657.00

    This series of HANDBOOKS OF LINGUISTICS AND COMMUNICATION SCIENCE is designed to illuminate a field which not only includes general linguistics and the study of linguistics as applied to specific languages, but also covers those more recent areas which have developed from the increasing body of research into the manifold forms of communicative action... more...

  • Lexikologie / Lexicology. 2. Halbbandby

    De Gruyter Mouton 2005; US$ 657.00

    This series of HANDBOOKS OF LINGUISTICS AND COMMUNICATION SCIENCE is designed to illuminate a field which not only includes general linguistics and the study of linguistics as applied to specific languages, but also covers those more recent areas which have developed from the increasing body of research into the manifold forms of communicative action... more...

  • Les manuscrits araméens du Wadi Daliyeh et la Samarie vers 450-332 av. J.-C.by Jan Dusek

    BRILL 2007; US$ 290.00

    This book contains a new epigraphic, philological, legal and historical analysis of the Aramaic manuscripts from the Wadi Daliyeh written in the city of Samaria in the fourth century B.C.E., and shed new light on the history of Samaria and Judaea in the Persian period. more...

  • Looking Back at al-Andalusby Alexander E. Elinson

    BRILL 2009; US$ 125.00

    Looking Back at al-Andalus focuses on Arabic and Hebrew Literature that expresses the loss of al-Andalus from multiple vantage points. In doing so, this book examines the definition of al-Andalus literary borders, the reconstruction of which navigates between traditional generic formulations and actual political, military and cultural challenges. By... more...

  • Classical Arabic Humanities in Their Own Termsby Beatrice Gruendler

    BRILL 2008; US$ 223.00

    Approaches to elements of Arabic-Islamic civilization, including linguistics, literature, literary theory, religion, ritual, economics and zoology, as well as related topics in the Old Iranian, Persian, Greek and Byzantine traditions, through the discussion of select terms, concepts and phenomena. more...

  • Causal Categories in Discourse and Cognitionby Ted Sanders; Eve Sweetser

    De Gruyter Mouton 2009; US$ 182.00

    All languages of the world provide their speakers with linguistic means to express causal relations in discourse. The book discusses parameters of categorization that shape the use of causal connectives and auxiliary verbs across languages like English, Dutch and Polish. Convergence of linguistic, corpus-linguistic and psycholinguistic methodologies... more...

  • Die relative Datierung der Tragödien Senecasby Joachim Dingel

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 133.00

    Only a few of Seneca?s tragedieshave beendated exactly so far. This study presents an ? often surprising ? sequence of all the plays. It analyses thoughts and motifs, variations of which are to be found in two (or more) tragedies, in order to determine which is the earlier and which the later version. This has significant consequences for any attempt... more...

  • Why Do Languages Change?by Larry Trask

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 24.00

    Packed with fascinating examples, this entertaining book explores changes in the English language over time. more...

  • Strategic Language Learningby Xuesong Gao

    Channel View Publications 2010; US$ 49.95

    A monograph that reports on a longitudinal inquiry into mainland Chinese undergraduates' language learning experiences in an English medium university in a multilingual setting with a focus on their strategic language learning efforts. more...