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  • Énéide de Virgileby Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 2.99

    Bienvenue dans la collection Les Fiches de lecture d?Universalis Considéré comme le plus grand poète romain, Virgile (70-19 av. J.-C.) était un amoureux de la nature, se refusant à toute participation active à la vie politique ou administrative : ses deux recueils de poèmes, les Bucoliques (37 av. J.-C.) et les Géorgiques (27 av. J.-C.) témoignent... more...

  • De la nature de Lucrèceby Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 2.99

    Bienvenue dans la collection Les Fiches de lecture d?Universalis Le De rerum natura (De la nature) du Romain Lucrèce (98 env.-55 av. J.-C.), un des plus grands poèmes philosophiques de la tradition occidentale, fut écrit dans une période de grands troubles (guerre civile, révolte des esclaves emmenés par Spartacus, massacres, paupérisation...).... more...

  • L'Iliade d'Homèreby Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 2.99

    Bienvenue dans la collection Les Fiches de lecture d?Universalis Au milieu du VIIIe siècle avant J.-C., un poète grec venu d?Asie Mineure, Homère, aurait composé en hexamètres dactyliques deux magistrales épopées, L?Iliade et L?Odyssée , mais le mystère entoure encore aujourd?hui ces deux textes : Homère a-t-il réellement existé ? A-t-il composé... more...

  • Die griechische Tragödieby Johannes Geffcken

    Vieweg+Teubner Verlag 2013; US$ 49.99


  • Ancient Greek Scholarshipby Eleanor Dickey

    An American Philological Association Book 2007; US$ 27.99

    Preface. 1. Introduction to Ancient Scholarship. 2. Scholia, Commentaries, and Lexica on Specific Literary Works. 2.1. Archaic and Classical Poetry. 2.2. Classical Prose. 2.3. Hellenistic Literature. 2.4. Literature of the Roman Period. 3. Other Scholarly Works. 3.1. Grammatical Treatises. 3.2. Lexica. 3.3. Other Types of Work. 4. Introduction to Scholarly... more...

  • Fiction on the Fringe: Novelistic Writing in the Post-Classical Ageby Grammatiki Karla

    BRILL 2009; US$ 136.00

    The present volume includes studies on texts that traditionally have been confined to the margins of the genre of the ancient novel, such as the Life of Aesop, the Life of Alexander the Great, and the Acts of the Christian Martyrs. more...

  • Marcus Aurelius’ Rain Miracle and the Marcomannic Warsby Peter Kovacs

    BRILL 2009; US$ 151.00

    The rain and lightning miracles are the best-known events of Marcus Aurelius' northern wars. Several pagan and Christian versions existed in Antiquity. The author studies and publishes the sources and the development of the legend from Antiquity to the 14th century. more...

  • Homer's Winged Wordsby Steve Reece

    BRILL 2009; US$ 237.00

    This book is an attempt to shed new light, via the tenets of oral-formulaic theory, on the evolution and meaning of several dozen words and phrases found in early Greek epic whose etymologies have puzzled philologists for over 2500 years. more...

  • Literature and the Godsby Roberto Calasso

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.00

    Brilliant, inspired, and gloriously erudite, Literature and the Gods is the culmination of Roberto Calasso?s lifelong study of the gods in the human imagination. By uncovering the divine whisper that lies behind the best poetry and prose from across the centuries, Calasso gives us a renewed sense of the mystery and enchantment of great literature.... more...

  • Petrus in Romby Otto Zwierlein

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 196.00

    This revised and supplemented second edition of Zwierlein?s best-selling volume undertakes a systematic study of the ancient texts testifying to St Peter?s time in Rome. It evaluates inter alia texts by Early Christian Church teachers (Justin Martyr, Dionys of Corinth, Irenaeus of Lyons), the letters by Ignatius of Antioch (classified... more...