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  • The Greek Playsby Mary Lefkowitz; James Romm

    Random House Publishing Group 2016; US$ 40.00

    A landmark anthology of the masterpieces of Greek drama, featuring all-new, highly accessible translations of some of the world?s most beloved plays, including Agamemnon, Prometheus Bound, Bacchae, Electra, Medea, Antigone, and Oedipus the King   The great plays of Ancient Greece are among the most enduring and important legacies of the... more...

  • The Sacrifice of Socratesby Wm. Blake Tyrrell

    Michigan State University Press 2012; US$ 23.95

    When Athenians suffered the shame of having lost a war from their own greed and foolishness, around 404 BCE the public?s blame was directed at Socrates, a man whose unique appearance and behavior, as well as his disapproval of the democracy, made him a ready target. Socrates was subsequently put on trial and sentenced to death. However, as René Girard... more...

  • A Christian Guide to the Classicsby Leland Ryken

    Crossway 2015; US$ 9.99

    Helping readers understand, engage with, and enjoy the classics of Western literature, this companion volume to the  Christian Guides to the Classics  series answers basic questions and provides practical tips for reading some of the greatest works of the last 2,000 years. more...

  • The Names of Homeric Heroesby Nikoletta Kanavou

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 112.00

    The purpose of this book is to contribute to the appreciation of the linguistic, literary and contextual value of Homeric personal names. It considers both epics and is structured around the character and action of selected heroes in their Homeric contexts. It offers a survey of modern etymologies, set against ancient views, in order to... more...

  • Al-Hasan ibn Musa al-Nawbakhti, Commentary on Aristotle "De generatione et corruptione"by Marwan Rashed

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 168.00

    This book presents the oldest commentary on Aristotle written in Arabic, a compendium of De Generatione et Corruptione . Its author was the Imamite theologian Ibn M?s? al-Nawbakht? (fl. ca. 900), of whom a single work (among more than forty ones recorded) was known to be extant. This new text sheds light both on the Greek tradition ?... more...

  • The Eclogues of Virgilby Virgil; David Ferry

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015; US$ 14.99

    ONIX Description Virgil's great lyrics, rendered by the acclaimed translator of Gilgamesh The Eclogues of Virgil gave definitive form to the pastoral mode, and these magically beautiful poems, which were influential in so much subsequent literature, perhaps best exemplify what pastoral can do. "Song replying to song replying to song,"... more...

  • Untersuchungen zu Xenophons Hellenikaby Albert Banderet

    Vieweg+Teubner Verlag 2013; US$ 44.99

    Dieser Buchtitel ist Teil des Digitalisierungsprojekts Springer Book Archives mit Publikationen, die seit den Anfängen des Verlags von 1842 erschienen sind. Der Verlag stellt mit diesem Archiv Quellen für die historische wie auch die disziplingeschichtliche Forschung zur Verfügung, die jeweils im historischen Kontext betrachtet werden müssen. Dieser... more...

  • Die griechische Tragödieby Johannes Geffcken

    Vieweg+Teubner Verlag 2013; US$ 54.99

    Dieser Buchtitel ist Teil des Digitalisierungsprojekts Springer Book Archives mit Publikationen, die seit den Anfängen des Verlags von 1842 erschienen sind. Der Verlag stellt mit diesem Archiv Quellen für die historische wie auch die disziplingeschichtliche Forschung zur Verfügung, die jeweils im historischen Kontext betrachtet werden müssen. Dieser... more...

  • Galeni De locis affectis I?II / Galen. Über das Erkennen erkrankter Körperteile I?IIby Galenus; Florian Gärtner

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 350.00

    This book offers the first critical edition of Galen's De locis affectis (On the affected parts) taking into account all known Greek textual witnesses. It provides an introduction, which describes the textual tradition, as well as a complete German translation, a detailed commentary on the work's language and content, and extensive indices.... more...