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  • Faszikel 1: Text und ▄bersetzung. Faszikel 2: Kommentarby

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 123.00

    Im Zentrum des Kommentars zum 9. Gesang steht die Interpretation der Gesandtschaft, die das griechische Invasionsheer zu Achilleus schickt, um ihn mit seiner Elitetruppe der Myrmidonen vom Kampfboykott abzubringen, und die Frage, warum der Erzńhler alle Redestrategien der drei Gesandten Odysseus, Phoinix und Aias scheitern lńsst. more...

  • Antike und Abendland (2010)by

    Walter de Gruyter, Inc. 2010; US$ 255.00

    The ANTIKE UND ABENDLAND yearbook was founded immediately after the Second World War by Bruno Snell as a forum for interdisciplinary discussion of topics from Antiquity and the history of their later effects. The Editorial Board contains representatives from the disciplines of Classical Studies, Ancient History, Germanic Studies, Romance Studies and... more...

  • Callimachus in Contextby Benjamin Acosta-Hughes; Susan A. Stephens

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 84.00

    New, provocative treatment of the Alexandrian poet Callimachus and his reception, approaching his work from four varied yet complementary angles. more...

  • The Complete Aeschylus, Volume Iby Aeschylus; Peter Burian; Alan Shapiro

    Oxford University Press, USA 2010; 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 series offers new translations that go beyond the literal meaning of the Greek in order to evoke the poetry of the originals. Aeschylus'... more...

  • Aesop?s Fables (Collins Classics)by Aesop

    HarperCollins Publishers 2012; Not Available

    HarperCollins is proud to present its new range of best-loved, essential classics. more...

  • Reading the Victory Odeby Peter Agˇcs; Chris Carey; Richard Rawles

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 96.00

    A collection of papers by international experts on one of the most paradoxical and influential poetic genres of classical antiquity. more...

  • Tilism-e-Hoshrubaby Shahnaz Aijazuddin

    Penguin Books Ltd 2009; US$ 16.98

    Tilism-e-Hoshruba is an epic narrative of the adventures of the legendary Persian hero Emir Hamza?the protagonist of Hamza Nama?his sons and grandsons. The epic opens with the commander-in-chief of the Islamic army, Hamza, pursuing Laqa, who makes false claims to divinity. Laqa takes refuge in Kohistan, adjacent to the enchanted land of Hoshruba, ruled... more...

  • Praecepta Tonicaby Iohannes Alexandrinus; Georgios A. Xenis

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00

    The Praecepta Tonica by John of Alexandria (5 th -6 th cent. AD) is one of our richest sources for ancient Greek accentuation and an indispensable tool for reconstructing Herodian?s famous De prosodia catholica . Despite its importance, it is available only in a seriously flawed edition brought out by Karl Wilhelm Dindorf in 1825.... more...

  • Relative Chronology in Early Greek Epic Poetryby ěivind Andersen; Dag T. T. Haug

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 84.00

    Investigates the relative chronology of early Greek poetry through linguistic and literary analyses of the texts themselves. more...

  • Jason and Medeaby Apollonius of Rhodes

    Penguin Books Ltd 2015; US$ 1.28

    'The Argonauts were terrified at the sight. But Jason planting his feet apart stood to receive them, as a reef in the sea confronts the tossing billows in a gale.' The tragic, epic love affair that allowed Jason to get the Golden Fleece. Introducing Little Black Classics: 80 books for Penguin's 80th birthday. Little Black Classics celebrate... more...