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  • Hellenicaby Xenophon; H. G. Dakyns

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    Xenophon was a Greek soldier who played a key role in several military skirmishes and attacks throughout his life. Later in his life, he began to write down his recollections of these battles and other key political and cultural events, thus becoming one of ancient Greece's most important historians. Hellenica offers Xenophon's first-hand account... more...

  • 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...

  • A Student Handbook of Latin and English Grammarby Peter L. Corrigan; Robert Mondi

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2014; US$ 13.50

    The study of classical languages by earlier generations of English-speaking students was greatly facilitated by the study of English grammar in the schools, a tradition now out of favor but one that emphasized precisely the concepts, terms, and constructions needed for the study of Greek and Latin. A Student Handbook of Latin and English Grammar... more...

  • Aristophanes and Menander: Three Comediesby Douglass Parker; Timothy J. Moore

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2014; US$ 14.50

    Three Comedies features the work of three dramatic geniuses of the glorious, no-holds-barred tradition of ancient Athenian comedy. Here Aristophanes, the eight-hundred-pound gorilla of Old and Middle Comedy meets Menander, elephant in the room of New Comedy, in a match made possible by Douglass Parker--if not Athenian exactly, or even ancient,... more...

  • Haftung für fehlerhafte Ratingsby Thomas Mühl

    Erich Schmidt Verlag 2010; US$ 30.89

    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...

  • Venantius-Interpretationenby Oliver Ehlen

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2012; US$ 73.45

    <P>Am Ende der klassischen literarischen Tradition steht ein heute fast vergessener, aber äußerst produktiver Autor, der lateinische Dichter Venantius Fortunatus aus dem sechsten Jahrhundert nach Christus. Obwohl er den größten Teil seines Lebens im Merowingerreich in enger Verbindung zum Kloster der heiligen Radegunde in Poitiers verbringt,... more...

  • »... und nicht die Perlen vor die Säue«by Hermann von Lips; Christian Senkel

    Evangelische Verlagsanstalt 2012; US$ 86.40

    Der Sammelband dokumentiert in vier Schwerpunkten die Forschung von Hermann von Lips. Den Anfang bilden die Weisheitstraditionen des Neuen Testaments in ihrer Bedeutung für Christologie und Ethos und für die Lösung rätselhafter Logien vor deren frühjüdischem Hintergrund. Die Briefliteratur wird traditions- und topikgeschichtlich erforscht, Melanchthons... more...