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  • A Companion to the Etruscansby

    Wiley 2016; US$ 195.00

    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

    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...

  • Du Beau (Ennéades I, 6 et V, 8) de Plotinby Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 2.99

    Bienvenue dans la collection Les Fiches de lecture d?Universalis Plotin (205-270) a cinquante-neuf ans quand il rencontre Porphyre (234-305 env.), qui demeure avec lui pendant six ans et qui, après sa mort, réunit ses ?uvres en cinquante-quatre livres, partagés en six Ennéades . Une fiche de lecture spécialement conçue pour le numérique, pour... more...

  • Dialogue des orateurs de Taciteby Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 2.99

    Bienvenue dans la collection Les Fiches de lecture d?Universalis Le Dialogue des orateurs ( Dialogus de Oratoribus , vers 105 apr. J.-C.), dont on considère aujourd?hui que l?auteur est très probablement Tacite (vers 55-vers 120), fait délibérément écho, à un siècle et demi de distance, au grand traité latin de Cicéron, le De Oratore : même... more...

  • De l'orateur de Cicéronby Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 2.99

    Bienvenue dans la collection Les Fiches de lecture d?Universalis Tribun et magistrat romain, Cicéron (106-43 av. J.-C.) s?est fait le théoricien de l?éloquence, principalement dans le De Oratore (55 av. J.-C.), somme de l?art oratoire en trois livres, reçue depuis la Renaissance comme le meilleur témoin de l?humanisme antique. Une fiche de... 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$ 36.00

    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...