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Greek philology and language

  • Index of Verb Forms in Thucydidesby

    BRILL 2007; US$ 115.00

    In providing easy access to the verb system in Thucydides, this index is an invaluable tool for researching the semantics of the verb system in Ancient Greek, on matters of lexicography or morphology, and of aspect/tense, mood and voice. more...

  • Polyeideiaby Benjamin Acosta-Hughes

    University of California Press 2002; US$ 78.95

    This book provides a new literary treatment of an often-overlooked collection of fragmentary poems from the third century B.C.E. Alexandrian poet Callimachus. Callimachus' Iambi form a collection of thirteen poems, which rework archaic Greek iambography and look forward to Roman satire and other genres, especially to such collections as Horace's... more...

  • Arion's Lyreby Benjamin Acosta-Hughes

    Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 57.50 US$ 52.33

    Arion's Lyre examines how Hellenistic poetic culture adapted, reinterpreted, and transformed Archaic Greek lyric through a complex process of textual, cultural, and creative reception. Looking at the ways in which the poetry of Sappho, Alcaeus, Ibycus, Anacreon, and Simonides was preserved, edited, and read by Hellenistic scholars and... more...

  • Bilingualism and the Latin Languageby J. N. Adams

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 58.00

    First systematic and wide-ranging treatment of problems of communication involving Latin in the Roman world. more...

  • Vergil's Empireby Eve Adler

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 45.99

    In Vergil's Empire, Eve Adler offers an exciting new interpretation of the political thought of Vergil's Aeneid. Adler argues that in this epic poem, Vergil presents the theoretical foundations of a new political order, one that resolves the conflict between scientific enlightenment and ancestral religion that permeated the ancient world. more...

  • The Byzantine Alexander Poemby Willem J. Aerts

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 168.97

    Among the many versions of the Alexander Romance originating from Alexandria (3rd century AD) the long Byzantine Alexander Poem takes a special place. It is transmitted in only one miscellaneous manuscript, Ms. Marcianus Graecus 408, and contains 6130 ?political? (fifteen-syllable) verses. This edition presents a new critical text of the... more...

  • Seven Against Thebesby Aeschylus; Theodore Alois Buckley

    The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99

    The third and final play in Aeschylus' Oedipodea trilogy, Seven Against Thebes is the only one of the three plays that has survived intact to this day. During the course of the action-packed play, seven would-be usurpers storm the city's gates in a series of brutal attacks. Will the family -- still weakened by the curse put on its patriarch,... more...

  • The Complete Aeschylusby Aeschylus; Peter Burian; Alan Shapiro

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 8.99

    Aeschylus' Oresteia , the only ancient tragic trilogy to survive, is one of the great foundational texts of Western culture. This new translation is faithful to the strangeness of the original Greek and to its enduring human truth. The translation's precise but complicated rhythms honor the music of the Greek, bringing into unforgettable English the... more...

  • The Complete Aeschylusby Aeschylus; Peter Burian; Alan Shapiro

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 8.99

    The volume brings together four major works by one of the great classical dramatists: Prometheus Bound , translated by James Scully and C. John Herrington, a haunting depiction of the most famous of Olympian punishments; The Suppliants , translated by Peter Burian, an extraordinary drama of flight and rescue arising from women's resistance to marriage;... more...

  • Prometheus Boundby Aeschylus; Deborah Roberts

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2012; US$ 7.95

    This is an outstandingly useful edition of Prometheus Bound . The translation is both faithful and graceful, and the introduction to this difficult play is a model of clarity, intelligence, and a profound familiarity with the workings of Greek myth, Greek literature, and literature in general. --Rachel Hadas, Department of English, Rutgers University... more...