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Classical philology

  • Etymology and Grammatical Discourse in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Agesby Mark E. Amsler

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1989; US$ 165.00

    This study focuses on the uses of the grammatical concept of etymologia in primarily Latin writings from the early Middle Ages. Etymologia is a fundamental procedure and discursive strategy in the philosophy and analysis of language in early medieval Latin grammar, as well as in Biblical exegesis, encyclopedic writing, theology, and philosophy. Read... more...

  • Causality and Connectivesby Valandis Bardzokas

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 135.00

    The book explores finely-grained distinctions in causal meaning, mostly from a relevance-theoretic perspective. To increase the challenge of this double task, i.e. a thorough as well as satisfactory account of cause and a detailed assessment of the theoretical model employed to this end, the current study involves an investigation carried out by way... more...

  • Medieval and Modern Greekby Robert Browning

    Cambridge University Press 1983; US$ 36.00

    To speakers of modern Greek the Homeric poems of the 7th century BC are not written in a foreign language. The Greek language has enjoyed a continuous tradition from earliest times until now. This book traces its history from the immediately post-classical or Hellenistic period to the present day. The aim is both to analyse the changing structure of... more...

  • Imitatio et tractatioby Alexandru Cizek

    De Gruyter 1994; US$ 154.00

    Imitatio Et Tractatio: Die Literarisch-Theoretischen Grundlagen Der Nachahmung in Antike Und Mittelalter. more...

  • Synagogeby Ian C. Cunningham

    De Gruyter 2003; US$ 266.00

    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...

  • Lernzirkel zu den lateinischen Konjugationenby Julia Drumm; Julia Drumm

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2011; US$ 29.16

    Hauptbeschreibung Der Aufbau des Lernzirkels spiegelt das System, nach dem die lateinischen Verbformen gebildet werden: Formen mit Präsensstamm, Formen mit Perfektstamm, Formen mit PPP und esse die Verben esse, posse, ire, velle, nolle, malle und ferre und schließlich alle Formen gemischt. Die einzelnen Stationen, die der Lernzirkel anbietet, gliedern... more...

  • Sound, Sense, and Rhythmby Mark W. Edwards

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 35.00

    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 examines... more...

  • Writing Exileby Jan Felix Gaertner

    BRILL 2007; US$ 144.00

    Explores how Greek and Latin authors perceive and present their own (real or metaphorical) exile and employ exile as a powerful trope to express estrangement, elicit readerly sympathy, and question political power structures. more...

  • Rough Guide Phrasebook: Greekby Rough Guides

    Rough Guides 2011; US$ 8.99

    Make the most of your trip with the Rough Guide Greek Phrasebook. Find the perfect word or phrase for every situation Use extensive two-way dictionary packed with vocabulary Choose food and drink from any menu Check ou t travel tips and a regional pronunciation guide Listen to correct pronunciation of essential dialogues DOWNLOAD EASY... more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to Ancient Rhetoricby Erik Gunderson

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 32.00

    Comprehensive overview of rhetorical practice and theory in Graeco-Roman antiquity, from Homer to early Christianity. more...