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- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2015; US$ 137.39
Menander (342/341?293/292 v. Chr.) ist der bedeutendste Dichter der Neuen Komödie. Gemeinsam mit dem Philosophen Epikur war er Ephebe in Athen; er studierte bei Theophrast und war mit Demetrios von Phaleron befreundet. Von seinen über 100 Komödien sind die Titel von 96 Stücken überliefert. Der Chor spielt nur noch eine Nebenrolle mit musikalischen... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 154.00
This volume offers a systematic study of the use of literary quotations in Pliny?s letters. By looking at exemplary quotations from Homer and Virgil, the author shows how Pliny uses quotations as a literary device to appeal to the intellectual background of his contemporary readership. 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$ 30.45
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...