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  • Graeco-Copticaby Andrea Hasznos

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 28.30

    Coptic scholarship is still quite far from having an agreement on how and where the Egyptian language was affected by Greek. It is indeed an intriguing question whether outside of loanwords Greek had any influence on Coptic. Andrea Haznos? study makes observations on syntax and stylistics in translated and original Coptic literature, sifting out the... more...

  • Dilectus ciborumby Werner Tietz

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 66.23

    Das Essen wird in der römischen Literatur häufig als Symbol für nicht-kulinarische Sachverhalte verwendet. So repräsentiert die Erwähnung besonders zubereiteter Speisen gewisse Verhaltensweisen des Verzehrenden. Werner Tietz untersucht den Zeichencharakter von Essen in der römischen Gesellschaft und dessen Bedeutung für die soziale Kommunikation unter... more...

  • Humanism and Styleby Clarence H. Miller

    Lehigh University Press 2011; US$ 64.99

    Clarence Miller's Humanism and Style: Essays on Erasmus and Thomas More provides an illuminating and circumstantial engagement with the word of two great humanists. Miller's essays cover a complex terrain that includes the rhetorical functions of stylistic shifts, the deployment of proverbial wisdom, engagement with ancient texts in an early modern... more...

  • Mögliches, Unwahrscheinliches, Fabelhaftesby Alexander Markus Schilling

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2014; US$ 27.67

    <P>Zu Beginn des 19. Jahrhunderts wurde durch keinen Geringeren als Johann Wolfgang von Goethe eine "Geschichte der drei Könige" (<EM>Historia trium regum</EM>) wieder entdeckt, die seither dem Karmelitermönch Johannes von Hildesheim (?1375) zugeschrieben wird und eine ? früh in zahllose Volkssprachen übersetzte ? literarische... more...

  • Introduction to Latinby Susan C. Shelmerdine

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2013; US$ 27.95

    Introduction to Latin, Second Edition is an introductory Latin textbook designed with a streamlined flow that allows it to be completed in one year. Its concise and uncluttered approach gives students what they need to master the material. Grammar is integrated within the context of reading fluency. Innovative exercises provide translation... more...

  • Ekkehardus poeta qui et doctusby Stefan Weber

    Traugott Bautz 2003; US$ 18.39

    Ekkehart IV. von St. Gallen (? um 1060) gehört zu den herausragenden Persönlichkeiten des mittelalterlichen St. Gallen. Das bedeutendste Werk des gelehrten Mönchs, der als Lehrer, Chronist und Dichter an diesem namhaften Ort wirkte, sind die "Casus sancti Galli" - eine Weiterführung der schon früher begonnenen St. Galler Klosterchronik. Weniger... more...

  • Lazarillo de Tormes (Primera y segunda partes)by Anónimo

    Linkgua 2014; US$ 3.00

    The story opens with Lázaro introducing his family: his father has died and he lives with his mother, stepfather, who is black, and his mulatto brother. Soon after, the stepfather is also executed for stealing. Then Lázaro is in the service of a blind man who teaches him his wiles to help him survive. The blind man is cruel and whips Lázaro each day.... more...

  • Diálogosby Luis Vives

    Linkgua 2014; US$ 3.00

    Los Diez Libros de Arquitectura de Marco Vitruvio Polión es el primer tratado escrito sobre arquitectura que se conoce. more...

  • A Reading of Lucretius' De Rerum Naturaby Lee Fratantuono

    Lexington Books 2015; US$ 139.99

    This book offers a comprehensive commentary on Lucretius' De Rerum Natura, the earliest surviving full scale epic poem from ancient Rome. more...

  • Aeneisby Vergil; Niklas Holzberg

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 98.00

    Vergil?s Aeneid is one of the greatest works of world literature. Published around 18 BCE, this epic poem narrates the mythical antecedents of the foundation of Rome. The translation is in verses ? in hexameter as the original version ? but, leaving behind the classicistic tradition, uses contemporary German to render the Latin text.... more...