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- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 19.99
Beginning in Rome around 600 BC, Latin became the language of the civilized world and remained so for more than two millennia. French, Spanish, Italian, and Romanian are among its progeny and it provides the international vocabulary of law and life science. No known language, including English - itself enriched by Latin words and phrases - has achieved... more...
- University of Wales Press 1984; US$ 8.00
Y mae dramâu mawr trasig y Groegiaid, a dyfodd o gân a dawns a defod, yn cynnwys cymeriadau a digwyddiadau ysgytwol, sydd yn creu pendroni ar bwerau dychrynllyd bywyd, yn aml yn eu hagweddau fel duwiau. Efallai fod y duwiau wedi mynd, ond fel y dangosodd Freud gyda pheth cyfiawnhad y maer pweraun aros fel dyheadau,... more...
- The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99
The third and final play in Aeschylus' Oedipodea trilogy, Seven Against Thebes is the only one of the three plays that has survived intact to this day. During the course of the action-packed play, seven would-be usurpers storm the city's gates in a series of brutal attacks. Will the family -- still weakened by the curse put on its patriarch,... more...
- The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99
One of the few plays that survived intact from the heyday of ancient Grecian drama, Lysistrata is an enormously influential work of satirical comedy. In order to bring an end to a destructive and never-ending war, the women of Greece take a temporary vow of chastity, pledging to remain abstinent until the conflict ends. As can be expected, mayhem --... more...
- Schwabe Verlag Basel 2013; US$ 19.99
Die Gnosis als Weg zur Erkenntnis Wer möchte nicht nach Erkenntnis streben? Gnostikerinnen und Gnostiker finden sie in ihrer Religion. Die Gnosis eröffnet ihnen eine neue, geistige Welt. Sie können die Welt des Materiellen verlassen und sich selber in die Welt der Äonen erlösen. Die Gnosis ist eine Religion unbekannten Ursprungs, die sich im zweiten... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95
A number of ancient novelists were skilful storytellers and resourceful literary artists, and their works are often carefully individualised presentations of an ancient and distinguished heritage. Ancient Fiction , first published in 1984, examines the tales retold by these novelists in light of more recently discovered Near Eastern texts, and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
This study of Philostratus , first published in 1986, presents the Greek biographer?s treatment of both sophists and holy men in the social and intellectual life of the early Roman Empire, which also displays his own distinctive literary personality as a superficial dilettante and an engrossing snob. Through him we gain a glimpse of the rhetorical... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00
Latin Explorations , first published in 1963, offers a fresh approach to Roman poetry from Catullus to Ovid. Traditionally, the period is divided for specialist studies ? Lyric, Epic and Elegy. In each of them, techniques of interpretation prevail, isolated from contemporary ideas about poetry and dominated by barriers between ?textual?, ?exegetical?... more...