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  • 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

    Übersetzen stellt einen vielschichtigen Prozess dar, der sowohl Sprache und Kultur des Übersetzenden als auch die Wahrnehmung von Sprache und Kultur des Übersetzten transformiert. Die Diskussion, inwieweit literarische Texte im Hinblick auf ihre individuelle Form und ihren kulturell fremden Gehalt übersetzt werden können, erhielt in Deutschland... more...

  • Sound, Sense, and Rhythmby Mark W. Edwards

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 45.00 US$ 40.95

    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 examines... more...

  • Theorie der Übersetzung antiker Literatur in Deutschland seit 1800by Josefine Kitzbichler; Katja Lubitz; Nina Mindt

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 154.00

    Das Übersetzen antiker Literatur rückte in Deutschland um 1800 in den Fokus einer intensiven Diskussion. Nach Klopstocks Erneuerung der deutschen Dichtersprache, Herders Entdeckung der historischen Dimension der Nationalsprachen und Voss? epochaler Homerübersetzung stellte sich im Kontext der Romantik die Frage neu, wie fremd oder wie nah... 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 time a significant text source that was recently discovered. This is an indispensible reference for Hellenists, Byzantinists, historians, and theologists.... more...