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  • A Companion to Greek Architectureby Margaret M. Miles

    Wiley 2016; US$ 195.00 US$ 169.00

    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 Handbook to the Reception of Greek Dramaby Betine van Zyl Smit

    Wiley 2016; US$ 54.95 US$ 47.62

    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 Etruscansby Sinclair Bell; Alexandra A. Carpino

    Wiley 2015; US$ 54.95 US$ 47.62

    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$ 47.62

    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...

  • Die Basilius-Übersetzung des Georg von Trapezuntby Christina Abenstein

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 154.00

    The doctrinal writings of St. Basil of Caesarea were of key importance at the 1438?9 Ecumenical Council of Ferrara-Florence. A short time later, Bessarion commissioned rhetoric professor George of Trebizond to translate the texts as a gift to Pope Eugenius IV. In addition to the three books Contra Eunomium and the book De spiritu sancto... 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...

  • Diachronyby José M. González

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 210.00

    Diachrony showcases the importance of diachronic models for the interpretation of ancient Greek literature and culture. These models study the evolution of culture as a system. Contributors to this volume seek to be methodologically explicit as they build a variety of diachronic approaches to a wide range of subjects. The period covered... more...

  • A Companion to the Flavian Age of Imperial Romeby Andrew Zissos

    Wiley 2016; US$ 195.00 US$ 169.00

    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...

  • Contingentiaby Hartmut Böhme; Werner Röcke; Ulrike C. A. Stephan

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 112.00

    The role of chance in historiography is a major question for the analysis of cultural transformations. Its main subject are the transformations of contingentia itself, which has undergone substantial changes in its mythical forms (as Tyche or Fortuna) as well in its historical expressions in philosophy, theology, politics, sciences, literature... more...

  • Ignaz Weitenauers neulateinische Tragödie "Annibal moriens"by Stefanie Paul

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 182.00

    In 1758, the German Jesuit Ignaz Weitenauer published a neo-Latin tragedy ?Annibal moriens? [The Death of Hannibal] on the death of the Carthaginian general. In both style and content, the work largely followed the mode of ancient literature. The new edition is presented alongside a German prose translation and includes commentary and... more...