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Greek philology and language

  • The Iliadby Homer

    University of California Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    One of the oldest extant works of Western literature, the Iliad is a timeless epic poem of great warriors trapped between their own heroic pride and the arbitrary, often vicious decisions of fate and the gods. Renowned scholar and acclaimed translator Peter Green captures the Iliad in all its surging thunder for a new generation of readers.... more...

  • Odenby Andreas Kalvos; Hans-Christian Günther; Hans-Christian Günther

    Traugott Bautz 2015; US$ 35.17

    Auf die erst vor noch nicht allzu langer Zeit entdeckte frühe Ode ,Hoffnung des Vaterlandes' und das von Kalvos selbst verworfene Fragment auf Napoleon habe ich verzichtet und gebe somit nur das autorisierte griechische Werk des Dichters. Die genannten nicht autorisierten Gedichte hätten nur in einer Gesamtübersetzung einen Platz, in der zunächst das... more...

  • Bausteine zu einer Narratologie der Dingeby Valentin Christ

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 112.00

    Although things play an ?active? and visible role in a number of texts, especially older works, they have rarely been examined by narratologists in their own right. This comparative study of the Eneasroman , the Roman d?Eneas and the Aeneid reveals the interpretive value of deliberate attention to objects. In addition, it also suggests... more...

  • The Shadow of Creusaby Anders Cullhed; Michael Knight

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 182.00

    Anders Cullhed?s study explores the early Christian confrontation with pagan culture as a remote anticipation of many later clashes between religious orthodoxy and literary fictionality. After a careful survey of Saint Augustine?s long drawn-out farewell to ancient myth and poetry, Cullhed examines other Late Antique dismissals as well... more...

  • Ovid, Metamorphosenby Gabriele Hille-Coates

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2015; US$ 14.80

    Ausgangspunkt dieser Metamorphosen-Lektüre ist ein Fragebogen für die Schülerinnen und Schüler: Welche Kompetenzen bringen sie mit? Welche Kompetenzen müssen noch entwickelt werden? Anschließend werden diese Kompetenzen gezielt trainiert. Dazu bietet die Ausgabe eine umfangreiche Auswahl an Aufgaben zu Textarbeit und Interpretation von Ovids Metamorphosen,... more...

  • Greek: An Essential Grammar of the Modern Languageby David Holton; Peter Mackridge; Irene Philippaki-Warburton

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 51.95

    Greek: An Essential Grammar of the Modern Language is a concise and user-friendly reference guide to the most important aspects of modern Greek. It presents a fresh and accessible description of the language in short, readable sections. Explanations are clear and supported by examples throughout. The Grammar is ideal for learners of all levels... more...

  • The Good Greek Girlby Maria Katsonis

    Jane Curry Publishing 2015; US$ 9.99

    The Good Greek Girl will make you laugh, cry, gasp and smile, written with the honesty Maria’s story deserved, and the elegance and craft expected from such an inspiring public intellectual.Maria Katsonis is the good Greek girl who grew up above her parents’ milk bar and shared a bedroom with her yiayia. That is until university where she... more...

  • Persiusby Shadi Bartsch

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 40.00

    The Roman poet and satirist Persius (34?62 CE) was unique among his peers for lampooning literary and social conventions from a distinctly Stoic point of view. A curious amalgam of mocking wit and philosophy, his Satires are rife with violent metaphors and unpleasant imagery and show little concern for the reader?s enjoyment or understanding. ... more...

  • Law and Ethics in Greek and Roman Declamationby Eugenio Amato; Francesco Citti; Bart Huelsenbeck

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 168.00

    Ancient declamation defies easy categorization. It stands at the crossroads of several modern disciplines. Only within the past few decades the complexity of declamation and the promise inherent in its study have come to be recognized. The book contains 13 essays from international scholars, engages with the multidisciplinary nature of... more...

  • Myriobiblosby Theodora Antonopoulou; Sofia Kotzabassi; Marina Loukaki

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 182.00

    This volume presents a broad array of contributions on Byzantine literature and culture, in which well-known Byzantinists approach topics of ceremonial, education, historiography, hagiography, homiletics, law, philology, philosophy, prosopography, rhetoric and theology. New editions and analyses of texts and documents are included. The... more...