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  • Selbsterlösung durch Erkenntnisby Martin R. von Ostheim

    Schwabe Verlag Basel 2013; US$ 21.99

    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...

  • 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...

  • Trojan Horsesby Page DuBois

    NYU Press 2001; US$ 42.50

    We've become accustomed to the wisdom of the ancient Greeks being trotted out by conservatives in the name of timeless virtues. At the same time, critics have charged that multiculturalists and their ilk have hopelessly corrupted the study of antiquity itself, and that the teaching of Classics is dead. Trojan Horses is Page duBois's answer to... more...

  • Ut ait Lucretiusby Susanne Gatzemeier

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 66.23

    Die Arbeit untersucht mit den Mitteln der Intertextualitätsforschung die Rezeptionsgeschichte von Lukrezens »De rerum natura«. In ihrem Mittelpunkt steht die Analyse vor allem der wörtlichen Lukrezzitate und Erwähnungen des Lukrez in lateinischer Prosa in der Zeit zwischen ca. 50 v. und 310 n. Chr.Die Untersuchung nimmt ihren Ausgang vom ersten überlieferten... more...

  • A Brief History of Ancient Greekby Stephen Colvin

    Wiley 2013; US$ 102.95

    A Brief History of Ancient Greek accessibly depicts the social history of this ancient language from its Indo-European roots to the present day. Explains key relationships between the language and literature of the Classical period (500 - 300 BC) Provides a social history of the language which transliterates and translates all Greek as appropriate,... more...

  • A College Companionby Jeanne Marie Neumann; Hans H. Ørberg

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2012; US$ 17.95

    This text is a running outline and commentary on the Latin grammar covered in Lingua Latina: Familia Romana. It includes the complete text of the ancillaries Grammatica Latina and Latin-English Vocabulary and replaces Latine Disco, the student guide. more...

  • Dilectus ciborumby Werner Tietz

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 66.23

    Das Essen wird in der römischen Literatur häufig als Symbol für nicht-kulinarische Sachverhalte verwendet. So repräsentiert die Erwähnung besonders zubereiteter Speisen gewisse Verhaltensweisen des Verzehrenden. Werner Tietz untersucht den Zeichencharakter von Essen in der römischen Gesellschaft und dessen Bedeutung für die soziale Kommunikation unter... more...

  • Ekkehardus poeta qui et doctusby Stefan Weber

    Traugott Bautz 2003; US$ 18.39

    Ekkehart IV. von St. Gallen (? um 1060) gehört zu den herausragenden Persönlichkeiten des mittelalterlichen St. Gallen. Das bedeutendste Werk des gelehrten Mönchs, der als Lehrer, Chronist und Dichter an diesem namhaften Ort wirkte, sind die "Casus sancti Galli" - eine Weiterführung der schon früher begonnenen St. Galler Klosterchronik. Weniger... more...

  • From Indo-European to Latinby Helena Kurzová

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1993; US$ 165.00

    This study aims to describe the typological characteristics of the original Indo-European structure, called the derivative-flectional stage (or (sub)type), and to trace its developments to the paradigmatically organized structure of the individual Indo-European languages, called the paradigmatic-flectional stage (or (sub)type). This development is... more...

  • Graeco-Copticaby Andrea Hasznos

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 28.30

    Coptic scholarship is still quite far from having an agreement on how and where the Egyptian language was affected by Greek. It is indeed an intriguing question whether outside of loanwords Greek had any influence on Coptic. Andrea Haznos? study makes observations on syntax and stylistics in translated and original Coptic literature, sifting out the... more...