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  • Cloudsby Aristophanes; Jeffrey Henderson

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2013; US$ 5.95

    This is an English translation of Aristophanes' famous comedy, Clouds, noted for its critique of philosophy, society and education. It includes essays on Old Comedy and the Theater of Dionysus, suggestions for further reading, notes on production, and a map. Focus Classical Library provides close translations with notes and essays to provide access... more...

  • On the Nature of the Universeby Lucretius; Ronald Melville; Don Fowler

    Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 8.95

    `Therefore this terror and darkness of the mind Not by the sun's rays, nor the bright shafts of day, Must be dispersed, as is most necessary, But by the face of nature and her laws.' Lucretius' poem On the Nature of the Universe combines a scientific and philosophical treatise with some of the greatest poetry ever written. With intense... more...

  • Reading Greekby Joint Association of Classical Teachers

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 32.00

    Thoroughly-revised edition of best-selling one-year introductory course in ancient Greek for students and adults. more...

  • Agricola, Germany, and Dialogue on Oratorsby Tacitus; Herbert W. Benario

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2006; US$ 12.50

    This volume provides three short works of Tacitus: Agricola--the fullest ancient account of Rome's conquest of Britain and of the public career of a senator in the service of a Roman emperor--Germany, a valuable source on the ancient land and its people, and Dialogue on Orators, an examination in the tradition of Cicero's rhetorical essays... more...

  • An Account of Egyptby Herodotus; G. C. Macaulay

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 2.99

    Regarded by many as the first major historian, Herodotus was a Greek scholar and traveler who set down his impressions of foreign countries and his analysis of wars and other significant events in a relatively straightforward, journalistic manner. This volume contains Herodotus' views on Egypt. For centuries, some of the the author's claims... more...

  • The Good Greek Girlby Maria Katsonis

    Jane Curry Publishing 2015; US$ 9.99

    The Good Greek Girl will make you laugh, cry, gasp and smile, written with the honesty Maria’s story deserved, and the elegance and craft expected from such an inspiring public intellectual.Maria Katsonis is the good Greek girl who grew up above her parents’ milk bar and shared a bedroom with her yiayia. That is until university where she... more...

  • Lettersby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This booktable of contents linked to the preface, introduction and every letter. ******************. ? Excerpted from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. more...

  • Hippolytus & The Bacchaeby Euripides; Gilbert Murray

    The Floating Press 1911; US$ 4.99

    The Ancient Greek Euripides wrote the play Hippolytus , a tragedy based on the myth of the son of Theseus, Hippolytus. The gods play a central part in Hippolytus, and Aphrodite and Artemis appear at the start and end respectively. It is thought they were also present throughout, as two statues onstage. The Bacchae , which is also called The Bacchantes... more...

  • 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...

  • 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... more...