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  • Irritationenby Martin Vöhler; Therese Fuhrer; Ramona Früh; Marcel Humar

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 154.00

    Irritation and destabilization can unsettle established opinions, attitudes, and behaviors. The contributions in this volume seek to study this phenomenon further by examining a range of literary and vernacular texts, with particular attention to topics related to rhetoric and literary theory, as well as pedagogical and linguistic issues. Essays investigate... more...

  • Hermeneutik / Peri hermeneiasby Aristoteles; Hermann Weidemann

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 56.00

    Die Schrift Peri hermeneias (De interpretatione) nimmt unter den logischen Schriften des Aristoteles einen bedeutenden Platz ein, ist aber an vielen Stellen nicht leicht zu verstehen. Ziel der vorliegenden zweisprachigen Ausgabe ist es, sie dem Verständnis eines modernen Lesers, der sich für die Aristotelische Philosophie und für die Geschichte der... more...

  • Homer's Iliad ? English Edition. Book VIby

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 182.00

    This commentary on the 6th book of the Iliad concentrates on the interpretation of two episodes which have received a great deal of scholarly attention: the encounter between Diomedes and Glaukos, which surprisingly ends with an exchange of weapons and not a duel, and the series of scenes ?Hector in Troy?, which reveal the hero?s conflicting roles... more...

  • Homer's Iliad ? English Edition. Book IIIby Sara Strack; Benjamin W. Mills

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 18,193.00

    This commentary on the 3rd book of the Iliad concentrates on the interpretation of the ceremonial single combat between the rivals for Helen, Paris and Menelaus ? a scene that reflects the origins of the Trojan War. The famous parade before the walls presents Agamemnon, Odysseus and Ajax, as well as revealing just how much in love Paris and Helen are,... more...

  • Ovids verkehrte Exilweltby Simone Seibert

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 154.00

    Das Buch zeigt, wie Ovid sein Exil literarisch verarbeitet. Es entsteht das Selbstbild eines souveränen Dichters, dessen individualistische Züge fast schon modern anmuten. Die Figuren des Mythos bilden ein Vergleichsschema, mit dem er sich der eigenen kulturellen Identität versichert. Er entwirft das Tableau einer verkehrten Exilwelt, wobei er römische... more...

  • Plato's "Sophist" Revisitedby Thomas M. Robinson; Beatriz Bossi

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 154.00

    This book consists of a selection of papers which throw new light on old problems in one of Plato?s most difficult dialogues. The first set of papers deals with definitions of sophistry from different perspectives (T. Robinson, F. Casadesús, J. Monserrat-P. Sandoval, A. Bernabé, M. Narcy and K. Dorter). In the central section E. Hülsz, D. O'Brien,... more...

  • D. Magnus Ausonius, "Mosella"by Joachim Gruber

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 154.00

    Since the 1926 edition of C. Hosius?s critical commentary on Mosella by Ausonius, no comparable German-language work has been published. In this new edition, the Latin text is accompanied by a comprehensive critical apparatus and a German prose translation. The work?s linguistic forms, actual contents, and underlying historical situation are elucidated,... more...

  • Krieg und Bürgerkrieg bei Lucan und in der griechischen Literaturby Annemarie Ambühl

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    This volume closes a gap in research by looking beyond the frontiers of language and literary form, and concentrates on Lucan?s reception of Greek literature, in particular Attic tragedy and Hellenistic poetry. more...

  • Generic Interfaces in Latin Literatureby Stavros Frangoulidis; Theodore D. Papanghelis; Stephen J. Harrison

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 182.00

    This volume pursues a key topic in the current study of Latin literature - the way in which literary texts of all periods in Latin, while usually written in an identifiable genre, characteristically allude to and interact with other genres. It pushes research forward by providing a broad range of studies concentrating on the polyphonic nature of Latin... more...

  • Liebesgedichte / Amoresby Ovid; Niklas Holzberg

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 56.00

    First published in 1999 within the bilingual collection Sammlung Tusculum, the Latin/German edition of Ovid's Amores (Erotic Poems) has now been revised and updated in a way which includes and reflects the findings of recent scholarship. With its new introduction, the annotations, an essay on the reception of the poems, and a comprehensive bibliography,... more...