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  • Faszikel 1: Text und Übersetzung. Faszikel 2: Kommentarby

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 123.00

    Im Zentrum des Kommentars zum 9. Gesang steht die Interpretation der Gesandtschaft, die das griechische Invasionsheer zu Achilleus schickt, um ihn mit seiner Elitetruppe der Myrmidonen vom Kampfboykott abzubringen, und die Frage, warum der Erzähler alle Redestrategien der drei Gesandten Odysseus, Phoinix und Aias scheitern lässt. more...

  • Aeschines - Alcaeusby

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 210.00

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  • Science and Technology in Homeric Epicsby

    Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 139.00

    Here is a book that contains some of the most recent research discoveries of scientific and technological knowledge contained in the Iliad and the Odyssey. They suggest that the Greek Mycenean era (1450-1000 BC) was a very advanced civilization indeed. more...

  • Topical Themes in Argumentation Theoryby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 159.00

    This volume collates 20 exploratory studies on key subjects of research in contemporary argumentation theory, originally presented as papers to the 7 th Conference of the International Society for the Study of Argumentation (ISSA) in Amsterdam in June 2010. more...

  • Aristotle and The Philosophy of Law: Theory, Practice and Justiceby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book presents a new view of the legal philosophical texts of Aristotle, offering a richer frame for understanding practical thought, legal reasoning and political experience. The focus is on public virtues and the fact that law depends on political power. more...

  • Die Basilius-Übersetzung des Georg von Trapezunt in ihrem historischen Kontextby Christina Abenstein

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 154.00

    George of Trebizond (1396?1472/3) is among the most colorful figures of early Italian humanism. His translation of the dogmatic works of St. Basil the Great, commissioned by Cardinal Bessarion, should be seen not only in the context of the Unity Council of Ferrara-Florence but also in terms of its singular role in the Plato-Aristotle controversy... more...

  • Polyeideiaby Benjamin Acosta-Hughes

    University of California Press 2002; US$ 15.95

    This book provides a new literary treatment of an often-overlooked collection of fragmentary poems from the third century B.C.E. Alexandrian poet Callimachus. Callimachus' Iambi form a collection of thirteen poems, which rework archaic Greek iambography and look forward to Roman satire and other genres, especially to such collections as Horace's... more...

  • Arion's Lyreby Benjamin Acosta-Hughes

    Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 55.00

    Arion's Lyre examines how Hellenistic poetic culture adapted, reinterpreted, and transformed Archaic Greek lyric through a complex process of textual, cultural, and creative reception. Looking at the ways in which the poetry of Sappho, Alcaeus, Ibycus, Anacreon, and Simonides was preserved, edited, and read by Hellenistic scholars and... more...

  • Historiographie in der Antikeby Klaus-Peter Adam

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 168.00

    Historiographical documents from Ancient Greece have existed at least since the time of Herodotus; an historical awareness developed before his time, as evidenced in historical omnia, epic literature from Mesopotamia, in the texts of Hittite letters and treaties, and in Egyptian sources. The book explores the conceptual and formal characteristics... more...

  • Der lunatische Roman und die Poetik der Ambivalenzby Viktoria Adam

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2014; US$ 54.89

    Der in Bologna lebende Schriftsteller Ermanno Cavazzoni (*1947) gehört der Autorengruppe der ?voci delle pianure? um Gianni Celati an und zählt zu den originellsten Stimmen der zeitgenössischen italienischen Literatur. Seine lunatischen Romane inszenieren virtuos das anthropologische Phänomen des Wahnsinns und die Kraft der menschlichen Phantasie.... more...