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Ancient, Classical & Medieval

  • Helenae encomiumby Gorgias; Francesco Donadi

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 56.00

    Donadi?s edition of Gorgias? Helenae encomium takes into account the entire manuscript tradition of this work, offering definitive readings of many obscure passages. The new text goes beyond the schematic distinction between the Ms. Burneianus A and the Ms. X (Palatinus 88) offered by other current editions. more...

  • Apologyby Plato

    Xist Publishing 2016; US$ 0.99

    Plato's Guide to the Good Life ?The unexamined life is not worth living? -Apology, Plato An original account of the speech Socrates makes at the trial in which he is charged with not recognizing the gods recognized by the state, inventing new deities, and corrupting the youth of Athens. This Xist Classics edition has been professionally formatted... more...

  • Lawsby Plato

    Xist Publishing 2016; US$ 0.99

    Plato's last and longest dialogue ?No man can be a true worshipper of the Gods who does not know these two principles?that the soul is the eldest of all things which are born, and is immortal and rules over all bodies? Plato's Laws is an exporation and explanation a number of basic issues in political and ethical philosophy as well as theology.... more...

  • Gorgiasby Plato

    Xist Publishing 2016; US$ 0.99

    The Nature of Rhetoric ?If it were necessary either to do wrong or to suffer it, I should choose to suffer rather than do it.? - Gorgias, Plato Gorgias is dialogue written by Plato, based on a conversation between Socrates and a small group of sophists at a dinner gathering, where Socrates debates with the sophist seeking the true definition... more...

  • Colmillo Blanco de Jack London (Guía de lectura)by ResumenExpress.com

    Primento Digital 2016; US$ 4.99

    ResumenExpress.com presenta y analiza en esta guía de lectura Colmillo Blanco , una de las obras más célebres de Jack London, que confronta a la naturaleza salvaje con la civilización y el poder, a veces abusivo, del hombre.   ¡Ya no tienes que leer y resumir todo el libro, nosotros lo hemos hecho por ti! Esta guía incluye:     ? Un... more...

  • Three Other Theban Playsby Aeschylus; Euripides

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2016; US$ 12.95

    Though now associated mainly with Sophocles' Theban Plays and Euripides' Bacchae, the theme of Thebes and its royalty was a favorite of ancient Greek poets, one explored in a now lost epic cycle, as well as several other surviving tragedies. With a rich Introduction that sets three of these plays within the larger contexts of Theban legend and of Greek... more...

  • The Iliadby Homer; Caroline Alexander

    Random House 2016; US$ 36.65 US$ 20.00

    High on Olympus, Zeus and the assembled deities look down on the world of men, to the city of Troy where a bitter and bloody war has dragged into its tenth year, and a quarrel rages between a legendary warrior and his commander. Greek ships decay, men languish, exhausted, and behind the walls of Troy a desperate people await the next turn of fate.... more...

  • Train to Pakistanby Khushwant Singh

    Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 14.00

    Mano Majra is a place, Khushwant Singh tells us at the beginning of this classic novel, where Sikhs and Muslims have lived together in peace for hundreds of years. Then one day, at the end of the summer, the 'ghost train' arrives, a silent, incredible funeral train loaded with the bodies of thousands of refuges, bringing the village its first taste... more...

  • Roman Historical Dramaby Patrick Kragelund

    OUP Oxford 2015; US$ 159.99

    Roman Historical Drama is the first comprehensive interpretation of ancient historical drama in relation to the Octavia, revealing how the play mirrors the genre's traditions by mixing formats and stock characters from traditional tragedy with elements drawn from new developments of the Hellenistic and Roman stage. more...

  • Landscape and the Spaces of Metaphor in Ancient Literary Theory and Criticismby Nancy Worman

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 80.00

    Explores a new area of ancient literary theory and criticism by examining how landscape and metaphor shape discussions of style. more...