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  • Literary Territoriesby Scott Fitzgerald Johnson

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 72.99

    Literary Territories argues that the literature of Late Antiquity shared a defining aesthetic sensibility which treated the classical "inhabited world," the oikoumene , as a literary metaphor for the collection and organization of knowledge. more...

  • Case Studiesby Giulio Colesanti; Laura Lulli; Roberto Nicolai

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 112.00

    The book is the second volume of a series of studies dealing with the Submerged literature in ancient Greek culture (s. vol. 1: G. Colesanti, M. Giordano, eds., Submerged Literature in Ancient Greek Culture. An Introduction , Berlin-Boston, de Gruyter, 2014). It is a peculiar starting point of the research in the field of Greek culture,... more...

  • Fallstudien zu antiken Skulpturen und ihren Imitationenby Sascha Kansteiner

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 112.00

    Die Beschäftigung mit antiker Skulptur hat immer wieder dazu angeregt, antikisierende Bildwerke herzustellen. Etliche dieser Transformationen sind im Rahmen der wissenschaftlichen Beschäftigung mit antiker und nachantiker Skulptur irrtümlich in der Antike verortet worden und daher Gegenstand eines Teilprojektes des SFB 644 (Humboldt-Universität Berlin).... more...

  • The Comparative Perspectiveby Andrea Ercolani; Manuela Giordano

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 112.00

    The book is the third and concluding part of the investigation on Submerged literature in ancient Greece and beyond. The book expands the inquiry to a comparative perspective, in order to test the validity and usefulness of the hermeneutical approach in other fields and cultures. The comparative case studies deal with gnostic text, Qumran... more...

  • Die Jugend des Dionysosby Nicole Kröll

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 0.00

    Das vorliegende Buch bietet eine eingehende Analyse der Episode um den Satyrn und Dionysos-Liebling Ampelos, die Nonnos von Panopolis (5. Jh. n.Chr.) in den Büchern zehn, elf und zwölf der Dionysiaka , dem letzten griechischen Epos der Antike, aufspannt. Im Charakterprofil seiner Ampelos-Figur, in deren Todesschicksal und Verwandlung... more...

  • On Human Bondageby John Bodel; Walter Scheidel

    Wiley 2016; US$ 99.95 US$ 89.96

    On Human Bondage —a critical reexamination of Orlando Patterson’s groundbreaking Slavery and Social Death —assesses how his theories have stood the test of time and applies them to new case studies. Discusses the novel ideas of social death and natal alienation, as Patterson first presented them 35 years ago and as they are... more...

  • The Adventure of the Human Intellectby Kurt A. Raaflaub

    Wiley 2016; US$ 149.95 US$ 134.96

    The Adventure of the Human Intellect presents the latest scholarship on the beginnings of intellectual history on a broad scope, encompassing ten eminent ancient or early civilizations from both the Old and New Worlds. Borrows themes from The Intellectual Adventure of Ancient Man (1946), updating an old topic with a new approach and up-to-date... more...

  • CliffsNotes on Caesar's Gallic Warsby Bruce Jackson

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1999; US$ 5.99

    This CliffsNotes guide includes everything you’ve come to expect from the trusted experts at CliffsNotes, including analysis of the most widely read literary works. more...

  • A Handbook to Classical Reception in Eastern and Central Europeby Zara Martirosova Torlone; Dana LaCourse Munteanu; Dorota Dutsch

    Wiley 2017; US$ 195.00 US$ 175.50

    A Handbook to Classical Reception in Eastern and Central Europe is the first comprehensive English?]language study of the reception of classical antiquity in Eastern and Central Europe. This groundbreaking work offers detailed case studies of thirteen countries that are fully contextualized historically, locally, and regionally. The first... more...

  • Die Jugend des Dionysosby Nicole Kröll

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 0.00

    Das vorliegende Buch bietet eine eingehende Analyse der Episode um den Satyrn und Dionysos-Liebling Ampelos, die Nonnos von Panopolis (5. Jh. n.Chr.) in den Büchern zehn, elf und zwölf der Dionysiaka , dem letzten griechischen Epos der Antike, aufspannt. Im Charakterprofil seiner Ampelos-Figur, in deren Todesschicksal und Verwandlung... more...