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  • The Agamemnon of Aeschylusby Aeschylus; Gilbert Murray

    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...

  • Apocolocyntosisby Lucius Annaeus Seneca; W. H. D. Rouse

    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...

  • On Benefitsby Lucius Annaeus Seneca

    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 Praise of Follyby Desiderius Erasmus; John Wilson

    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...

  • Lateinische Dialoge 1200-1400by Carmen Cardelle de Hartmann

    BRILL 2007; US$ 216.00

    In this monograph the dialogue production between 1200 and 1400 is presented in a detailed repertory. Building on this material, the author describes four genres of dialogue (didactic, polemical, introspective and philosophical dialogues), locating them in the literary tradition. more...

  • Haftung für fehlerhafte Ratingsby Thomas Mühl

    Erich Schmidt Verlag 2010; US$ 31.02

    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...

  • Grammaticalizationby Jurgen Klausenburger

    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...

  • New Studies in Latin Linguisticsby Robert Coleman

    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...

  • 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...

  • Historical Philologyby Bela Brogyanyi; Reiner Lipp

    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...