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Greek philology and language

  • Shifting Genres in Late Antiquityby Geoffrey Greatrex; Hugh Elton; the assistance of Lucas McMahon

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 129.95

    This volume examines the transformation that took place in a wide range of genres in Late Antiquity. Aspects of sacred and secular literature are discussed, alongside chapters on technical writing, monody, epigraphy, epistolography and visual representation. What emerges is the flexibility of genres in the period: late antique authors were not slavish... more...

  • Sexing the Worldby Anthony Corbeill

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 45.00

    From the moment a child in ancient Rome began to speak Latin, the surrounding world became populated with objects possessing grammatical gender?masculine eyes ( oculi ), feminine trees ( arbores ), neuter bodies ( corpora ). Sexing the World surveys the many ways in which grammatical gender enabled Latin speakers to organize aspects of their society... more...

  • Homeric Effects in Vergil's Narrativeby Alessandro Barchiesi; Ilaria Marchesi; Philip Hardie; Alessandro Barchiesi

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 35.00

    The study of Homeric imitations in Vergil has one of the longest traditions in Western culture, starting from the very moment the Aeneid was circulated. Homeric Effects in Vergil?s Narrative is the first English translation of one of the most important and influential modern studies in this tradition. In this revised and expanded edition, Alessandro... more...

  • Krieg und Bürgerkrieg bei Lucan und in der griechischen Literaturby Annemarie Ambühl

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 168.00

    In his civil war epic, the Roman poet Lucan draws extensively on his literary forbears. This study fills a gap in the research by going beyond the boundaries of language and genre to examine his reception of Greek literature, especially Attic tragedy and Hellenistic poetry. It reveals the importance of mythical and literary models, such... more...

  • Negotiatores in Cirtaby Josef Löffl

    Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 48.02

    Das Römische Reich zieht in den Krieg gegen Jugurtha, den König der Numider. Marius und Sulla ? zwei Schlüsselfiguren des Untergangs der res publica Romana ? sind dabei und der Geschichtsschreiber Sallust berichtet detailliert über den Konflikt. Bei einem Blick auf die Fakten handelt es sich bei dem Geschehen in Nordafrika am Ende des zweiten Jahrhunderts... more...

  • A Commentary on The Complete Greek Tragedies. Aeschylusby James C. Hogan

    University of Chicago Press 2014; US$ 22.50

    This commentary offers a rich introduction and useful guide to the seven surviving plays attributed to Aeschylus. Though it may profitably be used with any translation of Aeschylus, the commentary is based on the acclaimed Chicago translations, The Complete Greek Tragedies , edited by David Grene and Richmond Lattimore. James C. Hogan provides... more...

  • Gebildete Steineby Timo Christian

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 80.03

    Zwischen den frühsten griechischen Versinschriften und den ältesten Werken der griechischen Literatur bestand von Anfang an eine Wechselwirkung. Die Literatur konnte sich inhaltlicher und formaler Elemente der Inschriften bedienen, die Inschriften nahmen Bezug auf die Literatur. Die Arbeit analysiert diese Wechselwirkungen für die bisher unter diesem... more...

  • Sophocles and Alcibiadesby Michael Vickers

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 95.00

    Literary historians have long held the view that the plays of the Greek dramatist, Sophocles deal purely with archetypes of the heroic past and that any resemblance to contemporary events or individuals is purely coincidental. In this book, Michael Vickers challenges this view and argues that Sophocles makes regular and extensive allusion to Athenian... more...

  • Carminaby Gaius Valerius Catullus; Len Krisak

    Carcanet Press Ltd. 2014; US$ 19.99

    The works of poet Catullus have long been a companion for both lovers and those whom love has disappointed. He is also a satirical and epigrammatic writer who savagely consoles with laughter. Carmina captures his mordant, scathing wit and also the concise tenderness, the famous love for reluctant Lesbia who is made present in these new versions.... more...

  • Wunder der Weltby Thomas Baier; Solinus; Kai Brodersen; Martin Hose

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 42.68

    Gaius Iulius Solinus ist der Autor eines spätantiken Werkes, das unter dem Titel ?Collectanea rerum mirabilium? bekannt ist und neben geographischem Wissen Merkwürdigkeiten und mancherlei Kuriositäten überliefert. Solinus bietet umfangreiche Informationen über die römische Frühgeschichte, über den Kalender und seine Reformen und erklärt schließlich... more...