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  • The Trajectory of Archaic Greek Trimetersby Ippokratis Kantzios

    BRILL 2005; US$ 160.00

    This volume, through a detailed examination of the themes, morphology, and diction of the archaic Greek trimeters, makes a strong case that this genre is complex and dynamic and that its evolution may be explained in the context of the larger literary developments of the period. more...

  • Synagogeby Ian C. Cunningham

    De Gruyter 2003; US$ 321.00

    The "Synagoge" (Gk: collection of useful word explanations) is one of the most important lexicographical sources from early Byzantine times. The anonymous author quotes extracts from the works of ancient authors which have not been preserved elsewhere and gives details of customs and myths from the epoch. At the same time, he presents... more...

  • Übersetzung antiker Literaturby Martin S. Harbsmeier; Josefine Kitzbichler; Katja Lubitz; Nina Mindt

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 182.00

    Translation presents a multi-layered process which transforms both the language and culture of the translator and the perception of the language and culture of what is translated. The discussion about the extent to which the individual form and culturally alien content of literary texts allows them to be translated took on a new quality in... more...

  • Sound, Sense, and Rhythmby Mark W. Edwards

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 45.00 US$ 36.00

    This book concerns the way we read--or rather, imagine we are listening to--ancient Greek and Latin poetry. Through clear and penetrating analysis Mark Edwards shows how an understanding of the effects of word order and meter is vital for appreciating the meaning of classical poetry, composed for listening audiences. The first of four chapters... more...

  • Gellius the Satiristby Wytse Keulen

    BRILL 2008; US$ 177.00

    Presents a portrait of the second-century miscellanist Aulus Gellius. Highlighting Gellius' use of humour and irony in his portrayals of controversial celebrities such as Favorinus and Herodes Atticus, this book provides a corrective to interpretations of Gellius as an uncritical philhellene or an apolitical bookworm. more...

  • Ny - Phiby Christos Theodoridis

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 293.00

    This lexicon, authored by the renowned Byzantine scholar Photios I (ca. 820?891),was a comprehensive and practical dictionary and encylopedia. This edition of the work includes for the first timea significant text source that was recently discovered. Thisis an indispensible reference for Hellenists, Byzantinists, historians, and theologists.... more...