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- Souvenir Press 2014; US$ 12.99
An innovative and accessible way to begin teaching Latin to children of any age Narrated by the chatty and imaginative Roman poet Ovid (who lived in Rome during the first century BC), this new course takes young learners on a journey through some of the tales from Ovid?s Metamorphoses . From Daedalus to the story of Orpheus, Lorna Robinson uses... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 154.00
Despite their rich tradition, the Carmina Anacreontea transmitted in the Palatine Anthology have received little scholarly attention. This neglect is linked to questions concerning their authenticity. Long read as poems by the ancient lyricist Anacreon, they are now regarded instead as imitations of Anacreontic lyricism. This volume presents the latest... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95
This volume, first published in 1974, offers a selection of modern perspectives on Seneca, covering his prose treatises, his letters and his tragedies. For centuries literary and philosophical circles had to take Seneca seriously, even if they could not always respect him, and although his reputation has fluctuated, there has been a revival of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
Two thousand years after his death Horace is still recognised as a unique poet, having exerted marked influence on later European literature. This collection, first published in 1973, explores the different aspects of Horace?s poetic achievement in his main works: the Odes , Epistles ¸ Satires and Ars Poetica . The essays, written by internationally-known... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 182.00
Homer?s Iliad has influenced European literature and art to this day. In the last 30 years, researchers have made significant progress in illuminating this epic. In this study, a leading Homer scholar engages in dialogue with the international research community to reflect on today?s most significant questions, among them the Iliad?s origins, language... more...
- University of California Press 2014; US$ 24.95
The Homeric Hymns have survived for two and a half millennia because of their captivating stories, beautiful language, and religious significance. Well before the advent of writing in Greece, they were performed by traveling bards at religious events, competitions, banquets, and festivals. These thirty-four poems invoking and celebrating the gods... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 32.21
Die Neuen Nachträge zum Index Hippocraticus verarbeiten neu gewonnene Erkenntnisse und Materialien, die die Sprache des Corpus Hippocraticum betreffen. Einbezogen wurden aktuelle textkritische Publikationen sowie zwei der direkten Überlieferung anzurechnende Papyri. Ein großer Teil des Materials der Neuen Nachträge geht jedoch auf die erstmalige Aufnahme... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 12.65
Die Metamorphosen von Ovid: Faszinierende Verwandlungsgeschichten, Götter und Liebe ? aber für Schüler oft eine große sprachliche Herausforderung. Diese Lektüre entschärft die Schwierigkeiten und motiviert, ohne auf die Beschäftigung mit dem Originaltext zu verzichten. Die Lektüre ist doppelseitig aufgebaut: Eine Comic-Fassung ermöglicht ein erstes... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 839.00
For the first time, the Alexandrine fragments on the Iliad have been systematically compiled and newly edited with a commentary, and unlike all earlier editions, special attention has been given to their transmitted form. Van Thiel?s innovative view of the ancient Ekdoseis as working copies and his systematic consideration of the D-scholia make this... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00
In celebration of the reopening of the permanent exhibition of the Egyptian Museum and Papyrus Collection at the ?Neues Museum,? this volume presents editions of previously unpublished Greek documentsfrom the Berlin papyrus collection. Numerous papyrologists from all over the world provideinsights into the administration, everyday life and legal world... more...