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- Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 11.99
Based on the conviction that only translators who write poetry themselves can properly re-create the celebrated and timeless tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides, the Greek Tragedy in New Translations offers new translations that go beyond the literal meaning of the Greek in order to evoke the poetry of the originals. The volume brings... more...
- New York Review Books 2014; US$ 14.95
Euripides, the last of the three great tragedians of ancient Athens, reached the height of his renown during the disastrous Peloponnesian War, when democratic Athens was brought down by its own outsized ambitions. ?Euripides,? the classicist Bernard Knox has written, ?was born never to live in peace with himself and to prevent the rest of mankind... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2011; Not Available
Red Lilies and Frightened Birds is a collection of poems in praise of the three ancient Tamil royal dynasties?Cheras; Cholas and Pandyas. Translated from the early medieval Tamil classic Muttollayiram; these beautifully crafted verses retain a surprisingly contemporary tone?a testament to their enduring appeal over the centuries. While some of them... more...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 174.99
The Greek Bronze Age, roughly 3000 to 1000 BCE, witnessed the flourishing of the Minoan and Mycenean civilizations, the earliest expansion of trade in the Aegean and wider Mediterranean Sea, the development of artistic techniques in a variety of media, and the evolution of early Greek religious practices and mythology. The period also witnessed a violent... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...