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- 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...
- The Floating Press 1920; US$ 3.95
The Agamemnon of Aeschylus is the first play in The Trilogy of the Oresteia , which deals with the eternal problem of the evil act causing vengeance which wreaks more evil which must be avenged. Aeschylus declares that the new ruler in heaven, Zeus, heralds the end of this cycle and the beginning of hope. Zeus has suffered and sinned and grown wise,... more...
- The Floating Press 1920; US$ 4.99
Lucius Annaeus Seneca, also known as Seneca, or Seneca the Younger, was a Roman Stoic philosopher, statesman and dramatist, who also acted as a tutor and adviser to emperor Nero. Attributed to Seneca is this political satire on the Roman emperor Claudius, Apocolocyntosis or The Pumpkinification of Claudius . The title, meaning "Pumpkinification"... more...
- The Floating Press 2009; US$ 4.99
Lucius Annaeus Seneca, also known as Seneca, or Seneca the Younger, was a Roman Stoic philosopher, statesman and dramatist, who also acted as a tutor and adviser to emperor Nero. Seneca spoke of addressing life's issue through practical steps and considered it important that an individual faces their own mortality. more...
- The Floating Press 2009; US$ 3.99
Erasmus of Rotterdam wrote the essay The Praise of Folly during a week at Sir Thomas More's estate in Bucklersbury. He later refined and extended the piece. In it he personifies Folly as a god, whose companions are likewise-personified sins and human weaknesses. His work criticizes the Catholic Church, and culminates in a statement of Christian... more...
- Erich Schmidt Verlag 2010; US$ 30.42
Ratings beeinflussen die Entscheidungen von Anlegern und Investoren und bestimmen die Zinsen für Kredite und Anleihen. Für Unternehmen und Anleger kann ein schlechtes oder ein zu gutes Rating enorme Auswirkungen haben. Haften Ratingagenturen und Banken für fehlerhafte Ratings? Der Fall ?Rating? ist in der Praxis noch nicht erprobt. Einschlägige Gerichtentscheidungen... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2000; US$ 158.00
In this monograph, various aspects of the morphosyntactic evolution of the Romance languages are shown to interact in a theory of grammaticalization. The study argues for the incorporation and subordination of inflectional morphology within a grammaticalization continuum, constituting but a portion of the latter. Parameters of natural morphology are... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1990; US$ 267.00
The 29 papers in this volume cover a wide variety of topics, ranging from the Glottalic Theory and Lachmann's Law to the hermeneutic analysis of text-structure in Tacitus' Germania. The volume focuses on three themes specifically: the morphology and semantics of lexical formation; the internal and external syntax of the noun phrase; and the pragmatics... more...
- 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...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1992; US$ 203.00
The present volume mainly contains contributions on the classical language, Greek and Latin. In addition to the historical comparative linguistic aspects of these languages, philological and historical questions are dealt with as well. Consideration of Italic and Romance topics is also included. The volume is divided into 7 sections: I. Greek linguistics,... more...