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  • Die Carmina Anacreontea und Anakreonby Alexander Müller

    Narr Francke Attempto 2010; US$ 72.31

    Dieses Buch eröffnet einen grundlegend neuen Zugang zu den Carmina Anacreontea wie zum Werk Anakreons und seiner Rezeption. Alexander Müller geht hierbei nicht von einem oberflächlichen Vergleich der Carmina Anacreontea mit dem Werk Anakreons aus, sondern rekonstruiert zuerst das Bild von Anakreon und seiner Dichtung, das die Dichter der Carmina Anacreontea... more...

  • Antiquity and the Meanings of Timeby Duncan F. Kennedy

    I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 29.00

    Society and contemporary culture seem forever fascinated by the topic of time. In modern fiction, Ian McEwan (The Child in Time) and Martin Amis (Time's Arrow) have led the way in exploring the human condition in relation to past, present and future. In cinema, several cultural texts (Memento, Minority Report, The Hours) have similarly reflected a... more...

  • Chronographiae quae Theophanis Continuati nomine fertur Libri I-IVby Jeffrey Michael Featherstone; Juan Signes-Codoñer

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 154.00

    A principal source for the second period of Iconoclasm and the Amorian dynasty, the historical compilation known as Theophanes Continuatus was among the first works of the classicising revival in Byzantium after the Dark Age (7-8th centuries). A critical edition of the Greek text of Books I?IV, replacing that of 1838 by I. Bekker, is accompanied here... more...

  • The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoeby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. ************. . more...

  • Brotherhood of Consolationby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This booktable of contents linked to every part and chapter. ******************. On a fine evening in the month of September, 1836, a man about thirty years of age was leaning on the parapet of that quay from which a spectator can look up the Seine from the Jardin... more...

  • The Prince and Other Works by Niccolò Machiavelliby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 5.99

    Complete interlinked edition of Machiavelli''s six best known works complemented by biography and analysis: The Prince, The Art of War, Discourses on Livy or Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius, Description of the Methods Adopted by the Duke Valentino when Murdering Vitellozzo Vitelli, Oliverotto da Fermo, the Signor Pagolo, and the Duke... more...

  • Ciceroby Robert A. Kaster

    Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 65.00

    A new translation of, and commentary on, Cicero's defence of Publius Sestius against a charge of public violence. The speech provides any student of Rome with a fascinating way into the period and is also among the best introductions we have to traditional Republican values and ethics in action. - ;A new translation of, and commentary on, Cicero's... more...

  • Martialby Kathleen M. Coleman

    Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 134.99

    An edition of a collection of Latin epigrams by the poet Martial to celebrate games held in the Colosseum. An introduction sets the epigrams in their literary and social context. Each epigram is followed by an English translation and a detailed commentary discussing matters of linguistic, literary, and historical interest. - ;This book is the first... more...

  • Songs on Bronzeby Nigel Spivey

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2005; US$ 8.99

    A vivid, uninhibited retelling of the classic Greek stories Songs on Bronze is the first major retelling of Greek mythology in half a century; a set of lively, racy, dramatic versions of the great myths, which, in a multicultural society, are recognized more than ever as stories without equal. Most of us would like to know the Greek myths better... more...

  • Author and Audience in Latin Literatureby Tony Woodman; Jonathan Powell

    Cambridge University Press 1992; US$ 51.00

    Essays by distinguished scholars on the relationship between Latin authors and their audiences. more...