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  • Die Basilius-Übersetzung des Georg von Trapezuntby Christina Abenstein

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 154.00

    The doctrinal writings of St. Basil of Caesarea were of key importance at the 1438?9 Ecumenical Council of Ferrara-Florence. A short time later, Bessarion commissioned rhetoric professor George of Trebizond to translate the texts as a gift to Pope Eugenius IV. In addition to the three books Contra Eunomium and the book De spiritu sancto... more...

  • Emily Daviesby Ann B. Murphy; Jerome J. McGann; Deirdre Raftery; Herbert F. Tucker

    University of Virginia Press 2004; US$ 105.00

    Sarah Emily Davies (1830?1921) lived and crusaded during a time of profound change for education and women?s rights in England. At the time of her birth, women?s suffrage was scarcely open to discussion, and not one of England?s universities (there were four) admitted women. By the time of her death, not only had the number of universities... more...

  • English Literature in the Age of Chaucerby Dieter Mehl

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 64.95

    Written in an engaging and accessible manner, English Literature in the Age of Chaucer serves as both a lucid introduction to Middle English literature for those coming fresh to the study of earlier English writing, and as a stimulating examination of the themes, traditions and the literary achievement of a number of particulary original and interesting... more...

  • Euripides, "Hekabe"by Kjeld Matthiessen

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 238.00

    In medieval Byzantium Hecabe was Euripides? most popular tragedy, so that it is this play for which we have the most manuscripts. Although this means that the production of a critical editionto satisfymodern criteria is particularly difficult, such an edition can now be presented. It comprises a revised text, a collection of testimonials,... more...

  • French Reimaginings of the Ancient Legend of Arion and the Dolphinby Thoron Hollard; Chris Dearden

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2015; US$ 199.95

    The relationship between humans and dolphins has been a subject of interest since earliest times... more...

  • Greek Sculptureby Mark D. Fullerton

    Wiley 2016; US$ 54.95

    Greek Sculpture presents a chronological overview of the plastic and glyptic art forms in the ancient Greek world from the emergence of life-sized marble statuary at the end of the seventh century BC to the appropriation of Greek sculptural traditions by Rome in the first two centuries AD. Compares the evolution of Greek sculpture over the centuries... more...

  • A Handbook to the Reception of Greek Dramaby Betine van Zyl Smit

    Wiley 2016; US$ 195.00

    A Handbook to the Reception of Greek Drama offers a series of original essays that represent a comprehensive overview of the global reception of ancient Greek tragedies and comedies from antiquity to the present day. Represents the first volume to offer a complete overview of the reception of ancient drama from antiquity to the present Covers... more...

  • Horazrezeption in der Renaissanceby Anja Stadeler

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    The study compares the Horace commentaries by Cristoforo Landino and Denis Lambin, who took diametrically different approaches in their readings of Horace, the subject of their Renaissance era commentaries. It casts light on the commentaries and the reception of Horace during the Renaissance as well as on the work of two outstanding scholars... more...

  • Ignaz Weitenauers neulateinische Tragödie "Annibal moriens"by Stefanie Paul

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 182.00

    In 1758, the German Jesuit Ignaz Weitenauer published a neo-Latin tragedy ?Annibal moriens? [The Death of Hannibal] on the death of the Carthaginian general. In both style and content, the work largely followed the mode of ancient literature. The new edition is presented alongside a German prose translation and includes commentary and... more...