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  • An Independent Study Guide to Reading Greekby Joint Association of Classical Teachers

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 32.00

    Updated guide and answer-book for those using the second edition of Reading Greek. 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 for any attempt... more...

  • The Birdsby Aristophanes

    The Floating Press 2010; US$ 3.99

    The Birds is a comic play by the Greek playwright Aristophanes. It garnered awards in 141 BC when it was first performed, and continues to be critically received today. A middle-aged Athenian convinces the world's birds to build a new city between the heavens and the earth. This position fortuitously allows them to intercept all communication of... more...

  • A Natural History of Latinby Tore Janson

    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...

  • Electraby Euros Bowen

    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 mae’r pwerau’n aros fel dyheadau,... more...

  • Seven Against Thebesby Aeschylus; Theodore Alois Buckley

    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...

  • Lysistrataby Aristophanes; Jack Lindsay

    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...