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  • A Companion to Josephusby Honora Howell Chapman; Zuleika Rodgers

    Wiley 2015; US$ 54.95 US$ 47.62

    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...

  • Horazrezeption in der Renaissanceby Anja Stadeler

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    Die Untersuchung widmet sich dem Vergleich von Kommentierungsstrategien in der Renaissance am Beispiel der bisher wenig beachteten Horazkommentare des Cristoforo Landino von 1482 und des Denis Lambin von 1561, die in ihrem Verhältnis zum kommentierten Autor stark kontrastieren. Im ersten Teil liegt der Fokus auf den autorisierenden Paratexten... more...

  • A Companion to Greek Architectureby Margaret M. Miles

    Wiley 2016; US$ 195.00 US$ 169.00

    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...

  • Greek Sculptureby Mark D. Fullerton

    Wiley 2016; US$ 54.95 US$ 47.62

    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$ 54.95 US$ 47.62

    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...

  • A Companion to the Flavian Age of Imperial Romeby Andrew Zissos

    Wiley 2016; US$ 195.00 US$ 169.00

    A Companion to the Flavian Age of Imperial Rome provides a systematic and comprehensive examination of the political, economic, social, and cultural nuances of the Flavian Age (69–96 CE). Includes contributions from over two dozen Classical Studies scholars organized into six thematic sections Illustrates how economic, social, and cultural... more...

  • Vergil´s Political Commentaryby Leendert Weeda

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 0.00

    Vergil?s commentary on political issues is discussed after analyzing the whole of the poet?s work. His political engagement ? noticeable in much of his work, is clear. The new notion of the functional model, which the poet often used when making a political statement is introduced. New interpretations of a number of the Eclogues and passages... more...

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

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 112.00

    Die zentrale Frage des Bandes lautet, was es bedeutet, wenn eine Handlung als nicht unmöglich, aber auch als nicht notwendig anzusehen ist. Das Transformationskonzept wurde bisher nahezu ausschließlich von den Akteuren und ihren Intentionen her gedacht, die als Ausgangspunkt und Grundlage historischen Sinns und möglicher Ordnungen des... more...

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

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 182.00

    Mit der Tragödie ?Annibal moriens? des Jesuiten Ignaz Weitenauer wird exemplarisch eine noch kaum beachtete Ausprägung der lateinischen Dramatik Gegenstand der Untersuchung: Antikenrezeption im neulateinischen Trauerspiel auf der Jesuitenbühne. Der Jesuit Ignaz Weitenauer veröffentlichte 1758 in Innsbruck eine Tragödiensammlung, darunter... 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...