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Ancient, Classical & Medieval

  • Abusive Mouths in Classical Athensby Nancy Worman

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 44.00

    A fascinating study examining the imagery of the mouth in classical Athenian invective. more...

  • An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Modern Egyptiansby Edward William Lane

    American University of Cairo Press 2012; US$ 19.99

    Few works about the Middle East have exerted such wide and long-lasting influence as Edward William Lane?s An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Modern Egyptians. First published in 1836, this classic book has never gone out of print, continuously providing material and inspiration for generations of scholars, writers, and travelers, who have... more...

  • Adnotationes super Lucanumby Johannes Endt

    De Gruyter 1969; US$ 140.00

    Adnotationes Super Lucanum (Bibliotheca Teubneriana) more...

  • The Aeneidby Virgil; David West; David West

    Penguin Books Ltd 2003; US$ 17.58

    Virgil's Aeneid, inspired by Homer and inspiration for Dante and Milton, is an immortal poem at the heart of Western life and culture. Virgil took as his hero Aeneas, legendary survivor of the fall of Troy and father of the Roman race, and in telling a story of dispossession and defeat, love and war, he portrayed human life in all its nobility and... more...

  • Aeneidby Virgil; Frederick Ahl; Elaine Fantham

    OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 10.99

    Frederick Ahl's new translation captures the excitement, poetic energy, and intellectual force of Virgil's epic poem in a way that has never been done before. Echoing the Virgilian hexameter the verse stays almost line for line with the original in a thrillingly accurate and engaging style. more...

  • Aeneisby Publius Vergilius Maro; Gian Biagio Conte

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 140.00

    A new edition of the Aeneid requires not only a systematic and reliable assessment of the text, but also a satisfactory and, if possible, complete description of the manuscripts? transmission. Here, not only were the seven Late Antique codices studied anew, but the recensio was also extended by drawing on sources from the Carolingian Age only... more...

  • Aeschylus: The Oresteiaby Simon Goldhill

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 21.00

    This is the only general introduction in English to Aeschylus' Oresteia, one of the most important of all Greek dramas. more...

  • Aeschylus: Persians and Other Playsby Christopher Collard

    OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 149.99

    An accurate and readable new translation, with introduction, extensive explanatory notes, and up-to-date bibliography, of four of Aeschylus' plays, including the unique historical tragedy Persians and the hugely influential Prometheus Bound. more...

  • Aesop's Fablesby Aesop

    Penguin Books Ltd 2007; US$ 3.18

    Sardonic, wry and wise, Aesop?s Fables are some of the most enduring and well-loved literary creations in history. In a series of pithy, amusing vignettes, Aesop created a vivid cast of characters to demonstrate different aspects of human nature. Here we see a wily fox outwitted by a quick-thinking cicada, a tortoise triumphing over a self-confident... more...

  • The Agamemnon of Aeschylusby David Raeburn; Oliver Thomas

    OUP Oxford 2011; US$ 54.99

    This commentary on Aeschylus' Agamemnon offers the reader a thorough introduction, extensive notes, and separate sections which explore Aeschylus' use of theatrical resources, an analysis of his distinctive poetic style and use of imagery, and an outline of the transmission of the play from 458 BC to the first printed editions. more...