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  • Text und Übersetzungby Martin L. West; Joachim Latacz

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 56.00

    Diese 1896 begründete Reihe erfasst seltene griechische und lateinische Texte mit Übersetzungen und Kommentaren sowie ausführliche Einleitungen und macht sie einem weiteren wissenschaftlichen Publikum zugänglich. Als Schwerpunkt der Reihe gilt seit 2000 "Homers Ilias. Gesamtkommentar"; hier wird Homers Ilias im Text (von M. L. West) mit Übersetzung... more...

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

    Wiley 2015; US$ 54.95 US$ 49.45

    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 Josephusby Honora Howell Chapman; Zuleika Rodgers

    Wiley 2015; US$ 54.95 US$ 49.45

    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$ 175.50

    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 the Etruscansby Sinclair Bell; Alexandra A. Carpino

    Wiley 2015; US$ 54.95 US$ 49.45

    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...

  • Greek Sculptureby Mark D. Fullerton

    Wiley 2016; US$ 54.95 US$ 49.45

    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$ 49.45

    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$ 175.50

    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...