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  • CliffsNotes on Plato's The Republicby Thomas Thornburg

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1999; US$ 5.99

    The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. The latest generation of titles in this series also feature glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format Considered to be one of the three greatest philosophical tomes of... more...

  • CliffsNotes on Sophocles' Oedipus Trilogyby Regina Higgins; Charles Higgins

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2011; US$ 5.99

    The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. The latest generation of titles in this series also feature glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format. CliffsNotes on The Oedipus Trilogy is your ticket to a greater understanding... more...

  • CliffsNotes on Virgil's Aeneidby Richard McDougall; Suzanne Pavlos

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1999; US$ 9.99

    The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. The latest generation of titles in this series also features glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format. CliffsNotes on Aeneid takes you on the journey of a band of survivors... more...

  • A Companion to Ancient Aestheticsby Destré; Pierre e; Penelope Murray

    Wiley 2015; US$ 195.00

    The first of its kind, A Companion to Ancient Aesthetics presents a synoptic view of the arts, which crosses traditional boundaries and explores the aesthetic experience of the ancients across a range of media—oral, aural, visual, and literary. Investigates the many ways in which the arts were experienced and conceptualized in the... more...

  • A Companion to Greek Architectureby Margaret M. Miles

    Wiley 2016; US$ 195.00

    A Companion to Greek Architecture provides an expansive overview of the topic, including design, engineering, and construction as well as theory, reception, and lasting impact. Covers both sacred and secular structures and complexes, with particular attention to architectural decoration, such as sculpture, interior design, floor mosaics, and... more...

  • A Companion to Josephusby Honora Howell Chapman; Zuleika Rodgers

    Wiley 2015; US$ 54.95

    A Companion to Josephus  presents a collection of readings from international scholars that explore the works of the first century Jewish historian Flavius Josephus. Represents the first single-volume collection of readings to focus on Josephus Covers a wide range of disciplinary approaches to the subject, including reception history Features... more...

  • A Companion to the Etruscansby Sinclair Bell; Alexandra A. Carpino

    Wiley 2015; US$ 54.95

    This new collection presents a rich selection of innovative scholarship on the Etruscans, a vibrant, independent people whose distinct civilization flourished in central Italy for most of the first millennium BCE and whose artistic, social and cultural traditions helped shape the ancient Mediterranean, European, and Classical worlds. Includes... more...

  • Contingentiaby Hartmut Böhme; Werner Röcke; Ulrike C. A. Stephan

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 112.00

    The role of chance in historiography is a major question for the analysis of cultural transformations. Its main subject are the transformations of contingentia itself, which has undergone substantial changes in its mythical forms (as Tyche or Fortuna) as well in its historical expressions in philosophy, theology, politics, sciences, literature... more...

  • Diachronyby José M. González

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 210.00

    Diachrony showcases the importance of diachronic models for the interpretation of ancient Greek literature and culture. These models study the evolution of culture as a system. Contributors to this volume seek to be methodologically explicit as they build a variety of diachronic approaches to a wide range of subjects. The period covered... more...