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  • Leben der byzantinischen Kaiser (976-1075)by Michael Psellos; Diether Roderich Reinsch

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00

    this masterpiece of Byzantine historical literature is now available for the first time in a German translation of the Greek text, based on a new critical edition. The imperial counselor, polymath, and writer Michael Psellos (1018?ca. 1076) portrays the rulers of Byzantium from Basil II to Michael VII, and, along the way, provides an extensive account... more...

  • 'Königtum' in der politischen Kultur des spätrepublikanischen Romby Christian Sigmund

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 154.00

    The widespread notion that Romans hated monarchy (odium regni) ever since the beginning of the Republic runs counter to the many positive connotations they attributed to reges and regnum. This study takes this contradiction as its point of departure and shows how Romans could condemn the idea of royal rule while at the same time maintaining a positive... more...

  • Plautine Trendsby Evangelos Karakasis; Ioannis N. Perysinakis

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 154.00

    Plautine Trends brings together experts on Roman comedy in a collective volume, focusing on key issues of modern Plautine research: Plautus?s Greek models vs. Romanisation, generic self-awareness vs. interactive innovation, comic staging, metatheatrical aspects, as well as questions of language, structure, socio-historical and philosophical context,... more...

  • Aristophanes: Four Comediesby Dudley Fitts

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2012; US$ 19.99

    New English versions of Lysistrata, The Frogs, The Birds, and Ladies' Day. "Thanks to Dudley Fitts...we can appreciate Aristophanes' vigor, his robust style, his scorching wit, his earthy humor, his devotion to honesty and his poetic imagination" (Brooks Atkinson, New York Times). Index. more...

  • CliffsNotes on Plato's The Republicby Thomas Thornburg

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1999; US$ 5.99

    The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. The latest generation of titles in this series also feature glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format Considered to be one of the three greatest philosophical tomes of... more...

  • CliffsNotes on Homer's Iliadby Bob Linn

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2011; US$ 5.99

    The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. The latest generation of titles in this series also feature glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format. Homer's classic Greek epic, The Iliad , plunges you into the midst of... more...

  • William Shakespeares Römerdramenby Nicolina Rink

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2014; US$ 50.37

    Das vernetzte Erlernen von Sprachen findet zunehmend Eingang in den Fremdsprachenunterricht. Dabei erweist sich die Verknüpfung der Basissprache Latein und der Kommunikationssprache Englisch als optimale Förderung der Schülerinnen und Schüler zur Erreichung sich ergänzender Kernkompetenzen wie Textverständnis, Interpretation und sprachliche Handlungsfähigkeit.... more...

  • Ästhetisierung und ästhetische Erfahrung von Gewaltby Antje Wessels

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2014; US$ 47.01

    In der frühen Kaiserzeit, in der selbst das Töten ästhetisch überformt ist, sind die Grenzen zwischen Kunst und Lebenswelt nur schwer zu ziehen. Welche poetischen Strategien muß ein Dichter einsetzen, um sein Kunstwerk in einem solchen Umfeld als ein Kunstwerk auszuweisen, und wie kann er dem Zuschauer die Sicherheit vermitteln, daß er ein Kunstwerk... more...

  • CliffsNotes on Virgil's Aeneidby Richard McDougall; Suzanne Pavlos

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1999; US$ 9.99

    The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. The latest generation of titles in this series also features glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format. CliffsNotes on Aeneid takes you on the journey of a band of survivors... more...

  • CliffsNotes on Sophocles' Oedipus Trilogyby Regina Higgins; Charles Higgins

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2011; US$ 5.99

    The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. The latest generation of titles in this series also feature glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format. CliffsNotes on The Oedipus Trilogy is your ticket to a greater understanding... more...