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  • Sprachbehandlung und Darstellungsweise in römischer Prosaby Wolfgang Schibel

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1971; US$ 135.00

    Die Corvinuserzählung, die wir bei Gellius finden, ist in der Forschung lange disputiert worden. H. Peter (1870) hatte sich entschlossen, sie unter die Fragmente des Claudius Quadrigarius aufzunehmen, wegen der Nachbarschaft zur Torquatuserzählung. Mcdonald (1975) vergleicht die bei Gellius gegebene Erzählung mit der livianischen (VII 26f) und betrachtet... more...

  • Landorby Walter Savage Landor; Maurice Craig

    The Lilliput Press 1999; US$ 9.99

    Walter Savage Landor was born in Warwick, in 1775, and died in Florence in 1864. His output in prose and poetry was prodigious. 'No English writer - no English poet - of equal size and quality has been less attended to in the last fifty years' wrote Geoffrey Grigson in 1964, and though three selections appeared in the next eight years, this remains... more...

  • The Singing Mastersby John O'Meara

    The Lilliput Press 1990; US$ 12.99

    Fascinating... a delight not to be missed. It's a rare treat indeed to find such an honest, penetrating, wise and thoughtful autobiobiography.' - Eilís Dillon, The Irish Times 'A beautifully-written book.' - Benedict Kiely, Sunday Independent 'Wonderfully lyrical... and extremely well written. It is haunting and memorable. When you finish it, you can... more...

  • Standardization, Ideology and Linguisticsby Nigel Armstrong; Ian E. Mackenzie

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00

    The authors explore some of the ways in which standardization, ideology and linguistics are interrelated. Through a number of case studies they show how concepts such as grammaticality and structural change covertly rely on a false conceptualization of language, one that derives ultimately from standardization. more...

  • Ope ingeniiby Gian Biagio Conte

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 98.00

    This is an original collection of exemplary emendations made by ancient and modern scholars. Single examples are analysed in order to extract a method of emendation. The author reviews some attractive interventions which offer a model of textual criticism: a kind of ideal museum of critical intelligence applied to corruptions or cryptocorruptions... more...

  • Ancient Comedy and Receptionby S. Douglas Olson

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 447.00

    This wide-ranging collection, consisting of 50 essays by leading international scholars in a variety of fields, provides an overview of the reception history of a major literary genre from Greco-Roman antiquity to the present day. Section I considers how the 5th- and 4th-century Athenian comic poets defined themselves and their plays,... more...

  • Greek Modernism and Beyondby Dimitris Tziovas

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1997; US$ 47.00

    Although it is one of the most dynamic and controversial areas of Greek culture, Greek modernism has received little scholarly attention as a literary and cultural phenomenon. A wide variety of competing, often clashing discourses and approaches characterize the study of Greek modernism. In this landmark volume, scholars from three continents provide... more...

  • Homeric Stitchingsby M. D. Usher

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1998; US$ 37.00

    Homeric Stitchings is the first extended study of the Homeric Centos, a long pastiche poem on a biblical theme composed by the Theodosian Empress Eudocia using only verses from the Iliad and the Odyssey. Building upon recent work on Homeric poetics, and utilizing linguistic and semiotic methods of analysis, this study introduces readers to the Centos... more...

  • Das zweite Falkenbuch Kaiser Friedrichs II.by Stefan Georges

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 126.00

    Der falken- und hundeheilkundliche Traktat des "Moamin", das wohl meistverbreitete Handbuch seiner Art im Mittelalter, steht seit langem im Blickpunkt der Forschung. Wichtige Fragen, wie die seiner arabischen Quellen, seiner Entstehungs- und Überlieferungsgeschichte und besonders der Rolle, die Kaiser Friedrich II. (1194-1250) dabei spielte,... more...

  • Petrus Mussonius, "Pompeius Magnus" - eine neulateinische Tragödieby Bernhard Paul

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 182.00

    Die Beiträge zur Altertumskunde enthalten Monographien, Sammelbände, Editionen, Übersetzungen und Kommentare zu Themen aus den Bereichen Klassische, Mittel- und Neulateinische Philologie, Alte Geschichte, Archäologie, Antike Philosophie sowie Nachwirken der Antike bis in die Neuzeit. Dadurch leistet die Reihe einen umfassenden Beitrag zur Erschließung... more...