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Ancient & Classical

  • Didymos: On Demosthenesby

    OUP Oxford 2006; US$ 72.99

    The first-century BC Alexandrian scholar Didymos was nicknamed 'Bronze-guts' for his prolific output. But his work only survived in marginalia until 1901, when a papyrus containing part of his commentary on some speeches of the Greek orator-politician Demosthenes came to light. This edition provides a new text, a facing translation, an introduction,... more...

  • Aeschines - Alcaeusby

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 210.00

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  • Terence, The Comediesby

    OUP Oxford 2006; US$ 169.99

    Terence (?184-159 BC) was the outstanding comic playwright of his generation at Rome and one of the founding fathers of European comic drama. This new translation with introduction and explanatory notes aims to convey the liveliness of the plays as pieces written for the theatre. more...

  • Horace: Odes and Epodesby

    OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 82.99

    A collection of recent articles representing some of the best recent writing on Horace's Odes and Epodes. Several classic studies in French, German, and Italian appear in English for the first time, while the Introduction surveys the state of current scholarship and offers guidance on the interpretation of Horatian lyric today. more...

  • Oxford Readings in Ovidby

    OUP Oxford 2006; US$ 87.99

    A collection of twenty classic papers by the critics most often consulted by students and teachers of Ovid's poetry. Taken together, these papers form the basis for contemporary interpretation of Ovid's works; an introduction by Peter Knox locates them within recent critical trends. All Latin in the text has been translated. more...

  • Cicero's Topicaby

    OUP Oxford 2006; US$ 87.99

    Cicero's Topica is one of the canonical texts on ancient rhetorical theory. This is the first full-scale commentary on this work, and the first critical edition of the work that is informed by a full analysis of its transmission. 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...

  • 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 poets, the... more...