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  • Tales of The Ten Princesby Dandin; A N D Haskar

    Penguin Books Ltd 2008; Not Available

    Dandin's work as a novelist, poet and pioneering theorist of literary style has secured for him an important place in classical Sanskrit literature. He lived in Kanchi, near present-day Chennai, in the period c. AD 650?750, during the Pallava rule. The Dasa Kumara Charitam is a prose romance recounting the exploits of Prince Rajavahana and his nine... more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Medieval Latin Literatureby Ralph Hexter; David Townsend

    Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 159.99

    The twenty-eight essays in this handbook represent the best of current thinking in the study of Latin language and literature in the Middle Ages. The insights offered by the collective of authors not only illuminate the field of medieval Latin literature but shed new light on broader questions of literary history, cultural interaction, world literature,... more...

  • Selections from Ystorya Bown o Hamtwnby Erich Poppe; Regine Reck

    University of Wales Press 2009; US$ 25.00

    ‘Selections of Ystorya Bown o Hamtwn’ provides edited selections, together with an introduction, notes, and glossary, from a long and entertaining thirteenth century Welsh text which belongs to the genre of medieval translations. more...

  • The Poems of Oswald von Wolkensteinby Albrecht Classen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 110.00

    This is the first complete English translation of Oswald von Wolkenstein's poems, regarded as lyric masterpieces of the late Middle Ages. more...

  • The Odysseyby R. L. Eickhoff; Homer

    Tom Doherty Associates 2005; US$ 23.99

    The Odyssey is the original journey tale, a genre that has lasted three thousand years, and has had a lasting influence on on literature and art. The trials of Odysseus were first told by the great bard Homer. For ten long years the Greeks and Trojans have fought on the plains of Troy, and now Odysseus, the King of Ithaca, and the other victorious... more...

  • In Defence of the Republicby Cicero

    Penguin Books Ltd 2011; Not Available

    Cicero (106-43BC) was the most brilliant orator in Classical history. Even one of the men who authorized his assassination, the Emperor Octavian, admitted to his grandson that Cicero was: 'an eloquent man, my boy, eloquent and a lover of his country'. This new selection of speeches illustrates Cicero's fierce loyalty to the Roman Republic, giving... more...

  • The Oedipus Cycleby Sophocles

    HarperCollins 2012; US$ 12.99

    Award-winning poet and playwright Robert Bagg offers a set of exciting and authentic new translations of Oedipus the King , Oedipus at Kolonos , and Antigone ?together known as The Oedipus Cycle . One of the unquestionable acmes of world literature, Sophocles?s immortal series of plays centers upon the royal family of Thebes, whose struggles for... more...

  • Greek Tragedyby T. F. Gould; C. J. Herington

    Cambridge University Press 1977; US$ 38.00

    This volume provides a cross-section of contemporary approaches to the interpretation of Greek tragedy. more...

  • Later Greek Literatureby John J. Winkler; Gordon Williams

    Cambridge University Press 1982; US$ 36.00

    A body of Greek literature collected in an attempt to draw attention to often underrated literary excellence. more...

  • Beginnings in Classical Literatureby Francis M. Dunn; Thomas Cole

    Cambridge University Press 1992; US$ 36.00

    This volume explores the various ways in which literary works begin, with essays on nearly all the major genres of Greek and Latin literature. more...