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Ancient & Classical

  • Epigraphy and the Greek Historianby

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2008; Not Available

    Epigraphy and the Greek Historian is a comprehensive examination of epigraphy and a timely resource for students and scholars involved in the study of ancient history. more...

  • Die Basilius-Übersetzung des Georg von Trapezuntby Christina Abenstein

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 154.00

    Die lateinische Übersetzung von Basilius’ dogmatischem Werk, welches auf dem Unionskonzil von Ferrara-Florenz 1438/39 eine bedeutende Rolle spielte, durch den Rhetoriklehrer Georg von Trapezunt entfaltete v. a. im 16. und 17. Jahrhundert mit 18 Nachdrucken der editio princeps Paris 1520 eine breite Wirkung. Diese Übersetzung, die nicht... more...

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

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 154.00

    Obwohl eine der interessantesten Gestalten des Frühhumanismus, wird Georg von Trapezunt vielfach noch immer auf einen kläglichen Übersetzer reduziert. Dem begegnet diese Arbeit mit einem veränderten Blick auf sein übersetzerisches Werk – mit der Analyse und der historischen Einordnung seiner ersten Übersetzung, der des dogmatischen Werkes... more...

  • Polyeideiaby Benjamin Acosta-Hughes

    University of California Press 2002; US$ 78.95

    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$ 57.50 US$ 52.33

    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$ 182.00

    Zeugnisse antiker Geschichtsschreibung finden sich aus dem antiken Griechenland spätestens seit Herodot. Bereits zuvor entsteht geschichtliches Bewusstsein, das sich in historischen Omina, epischer Literatur aus Mesopotamien, in Brief- und Vertragstexten der Hethiter und in ägyptischen Quellen niederschlägt. Konzeptionellen und formalen Eigenarten... more...

  • The Byzantine Alexander Poemby Willem J. Aerts

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 224.00

    Among the many versions of the Alexander Romance originating from Alexandria (3rd century AD) the long Byzantine Alexander Poem takes a special place. It is transmitted in only one miscellaneous manuscript, Ms. Marcianus Graecus 408, and contains 6130 ‘political’ (fifteen-syllable) verses. This edition presents a new critical text of the... more...

  • The Persians and Other Playsby Aeschylus

    Penguin Books Ltd 2009; US$ 14.09

    Aeschylus (525-456 BC) brought a new grandeur and epic sweep to the drama of classical Athens, raising it to the status of high art. The Persians , the only Greek tragedy to deal with events from recent Athenian history, depicts the final defeat of Persia in the battle of Salamis, through the eyes of the Persian court of King Xerxes, becoming a tragic... more...

  • Prometheus Bound and Other Playsby Aeschylus

    Penguin Books Ltd 2003; US$ 14.09

    Aeschylus (525–456 BC) brought a new grandeur and epic sweep to the drama of classical Athens, raising it to the status of high art. In Prometheus Bound the defiant Titan Prometheus is brutally punished by Zeus for daring to improve the state of wretchedness and servitude in which mankind is kept. The Suppliants tells the story of the fifty daughters... more...

  • The Complete Aeschylusby Aeschylus; Peter Burian; Alan Shapiro

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 8.99

    Aeschylus' Oresteia , the only ancient tragic trilogy to survive, is one of the great foundational texts of Western culture. This new translation is faithful to the strangeness of the original Greek and to its enduring human truth. The translation's precise but complicated rhythms honor the music of the Greek, bringing into unforgettable English the... more...