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  • Rhetoric in Classical Historiographyby A.J. Woodman

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 48.95

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Greek: An Essential Grammar of the Modern Languageby David Holton; Peter Mackridge; Irene Philippaki-Warburton

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 51.95

    A concise and user-friendly reference guide to the most important aspects of modern Greek, this Grammar is ideal for learners of all levels and is suitable for those involved in independent study as well as students in schools, colleges, universities and adult classes of all types. more...

  • Variation and Morphosyntactic Change in Greekby Dr Panayiotis Pappas

    Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 122.00

    This book deals with some of the major theoretical and descriptive concerns of the historical linguist. The author presents a variationist analysis of weak object pronoun placement in Greek during a transitional period of the language when these elements exhibited both clitic-like and affix-like behaviour. The statistical analysis of the data, providing... more...

  • Synagogeby Ian C. Cunningham

    De Gruyter 2003; US$ 293.00

    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 his own age and... more...

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

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 147.00

    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 Germany... more...

  • Sound, Sense, and Rhythmby Mark W. Edwards

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 37.50

    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...

  • Read and write Greek scriptby Sheila Hunt; Dennis Couniacis

    Hodder Education 2010; US$ 20.78

    Read and write Greek script is a clear step-by-step guide to the written language, with plenty of examples from real-life texts to show how it works in context and lots of exercises to reinforce your learning. 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...

  • 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...