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  • Word Order and Expressiveness in the "Aeneid"by Paolo Dainotti

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 182.00

    This full-length book on Virgil?s style aims to clarify an important aspect of poetry; namely, the relationship between word order and expressiveness. Through offering a detailed analysis of selected passages of the Aeneid and other hexametric poetry that clearly shows a stylistically motivated use of the various figures, the author provides an effective... more...

  • Microwave Filters and Circuitsby Akio Matsumoto

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 72.95

    Microwave Filters and Circuits: Contributions from Japan covers ideas and novel circuits used to design microwave filter that have been developed in Japan, as well as network theory into the field of microwave transmission networks. The book discusses the general properties and synthesis of transmission-line networks; transmission-line filters on the... more...

  • A Companion to the City of Romeby Amanda Claridge; Claire Holleran

    Wiley 2016; US$ 198.50

    Amanda Claridge is emeritus Professor of Roman Archaeology at Royal Holloway University of London. Her recent publications include Rome: An Oxford Archaeological Guide (2010) and (with Ingo Herklotz) Paper Museum of Cassiano dal Pozzo: Classical manuscript illustrations (2012). Claire Holleran is Lecturer in Classics and Ancient History... 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 ancient... more...

  • A Companion to Josephusby Honora Howell Chapman; Zuleika Rodgers

    Wiley 2015; US$ 54.50

    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 ... more...

  • Didymosby Phillip Harding

    Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 55.00

    Phillip Harding has contributed an excellent new volume on Didymus to the Clarendon Ancient History series . . . The author and the Press are to be congratulated for printing a highly useful Greek text opposite the translation . . . Throughout, Harding does an excellent job discussing earlier scholarship on fourth-century history, Didymus and its sources.... more...

  • A Commentary on Book 4 of Valerius Flaccus' Argonauticaby Paul Murgatroyd

    BRILL 2009; US$ 182.00

    This commentary examines the text of book 4 of Valerius Flaccus' "Argonautica," and explicates sense and references, but above all, it provides a critical appreciation of the poetry, with a focus on wit, humor, elegance, subtlety, narrative skill and creative engagement with forerunners. more...

  • Constructing Literature in the Roman Republicby Sander M. Goldberg

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 32.00

    This 2006 book examines the problem of Rome's literary development. more...

  • Helenby Frank McGuinness; Euripides

    Faber & Faber 2009; US$ 11.99

    Seven years have passed since the end of the Trojan War and Menelaus, King of Sparta and husband to Helen, is making his slow and painful way home. When his ship is wrecked on the coast of Egypt he stumbles upon what seems to be his wife lingering outside the royal palace. But if this is the real Helen, who was the beautiful woman stolen by Paris,... more...

  • Bilder schreibenby Mario Baumann

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 126.00

    The work Eikones (Imagines/Images) by Philostratus consists of 64 fictitious descriptions of images. Mario Baumann analyzes the aesthetic virtuosity which characterizes this text. The speaker who formulates the descriptions proves himself a master in interpreting the images. He creates a unique textual composition of images which continually... more...