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  • Das zweite Falkenbuch Kaiser Friedrichs II.by Stefan Georges

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 95.49

    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 ▄berlieferungsgeschichte und besonders der Rolle, die Kaiser Friedrich II. (1194-1250) dabei spielte,... more...

  • Petrus Mussonius, "Pompeius Magnus" - eine neulateinische Trag÷dieby Bernhard Paul

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 137.95

    This volume presents a new edition and annotated translation of Pompeius Magnus , a Neo-Latin tragedy on the death of the Roman general, which was published in 1621 by the French Jesuit Petrus Mussonius. The content and language of the play were strongly influenced by Classical literature. more...

  • Epic Lessonsby Peter Toohey

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Didactic Epic was enormously popular in the ancient world. It was used to teach Greeks and Romans technical and scientific subjects, but in verse. Epic Lessons shows how this scientific poetry was intended not just to instruct but also to entertain. Praise for its predecessor, Reading Epic 'Toohey's erudition makes the complexities and the strangeness... more...

  • Thinking Menby Lin Foxhall; John Salmon

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Thinking Men explores artistic and intellectual expression in the classical world as the self representation of man. It starts from the premise that the history of classical antiquity as the ancients tell it is a history of men. However, the focus of this volume is the creation, re-creation and iteration of that male self as presented in language,... more...

  • Latin for the Illiterati, Second Editionby Jon R. Stone

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 26.95

    This revised andáupdated edition includes a brand new foreword by Richard LaFleur and more than fifteen hundred new entries and abbreviations. Organized alphabetically within the categories of verba (common words and expressions), dicta (common phrases and familiar sayings), and abbreviations, this practical and helpful reference guide is a comprehensive... more...

  • Argument und literarische Form in antiker Philosophieby Michael Erler; Jan Erik He▀ler; Benedikt Blumenfelder

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 159.18

    At the Third Congress of the Society for Ancient Philosophy, philologists and philosophers gave presentations about this point of intersection between philosophical argument and literary forms. This volume seeks to provide insight into the discussion as well as stimulate further thought. more...

  • A Guide to Ancient Greek Dramaby Ian C. Storey; Arlene Allan

    Wiley 2013; US$ 48.95 US$ 42.42

    This newly updated second edition features wide-ranging, systematically organized scholarship in a concise introduction to ancient Greek drama, which flourished from the sixth to third century BC. Covers all three genres of ancient Greek drama – tragedy, comedy, and satyr-drama Surveys the extant work of Aeschylus, Sophokles, Euripides,... more...

  • Innovations of Antiquityby Daniel L. Selden; Ralph Hexter

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Classical Traditionby Michael Silk; Ingo Gildenhard; Rosemary Barrow

    Wiley 2013; US$ 140.00 US$ 121.33

    The Classical Tradition: Art, Literature, Thought presents an authoritative, coherent and wide-ranging guide to the afterlife of Greco-Roman antiquity in later Western cultures and a ground-breaking reinterpretation of large aspects of Western culture as a whole from a classical perspective. Features a unique combination of chronological range,... more...

  • A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forumby Dan Crompton

    Michael O'Mara 2013; US$ 2.99

    They say the old ones are the best, and this long-negelcted collection of jokes revived from the archives of Ancient Greece confirms that in some cases this is true, and in others it really isn't. A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum is the first commercial translation of Philogelos - a 1600-year-old collection of Greek jokes. From absurd... more...