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Ancient & Classical

  • Objects as Actorsby Melissa Mueller

    University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 44.00

    Objects as Actors  charts a new approach to Greek tragedy based on an obvious, yet often overlooked, fact: Greek tragedy was meant to be performed. As plays, the works were incomplete without physical items?theatrical props. In this book, Melissa Mueller ingeniously demonstrates the importance of objects in the staging and reception of Athenian... more...

  • A Companion to the Flavian Age of Imperial Romeby Andrew Zissos

    Wiley 2016; US$ 195.00

    A Companion to the Flavian Age of Imperial Rome provides a systematic and comprehensive examination of the political, economic, social, and cultural nuances of the Flavian Age (69?96 CE). Includes contributions from over two dozen Classical Studies scholars organized into six thematic sections Illustrates how economic, social, and cultural... more...

  • Ignaz Weitenauers neulateinische Tragödie "Annibal moriens"by Stefanie Paul

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 182.00

    In 1758, the German Jesuit Ignaz Weitenauer published a neo-Latin tragedy ?Annibal moriens? [The Death of Hannibal] on the death of the Carthaginian general. In both style and content, the work largely followed the mode of ancient literature. The new edition is presented alongside a German prose translation and includes commentary and... more...

  • Kommentarby Marina Coray

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 140.00

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  • Reading Roman Declamationby Martin T. Dinter; Charles Guérin; Marcos Martinho

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 154.00

    As a genre situated at the crossroad of rhetoric and fiction, declamatio offers the freedom to experiment with new forms of discourse. Placing the literariness of (Ps)Quintilian?s oeuvre into the spotlight, this volume showcases declamation as a realm of genuine literary creation with its own theoretical underpinning, literary technique... more...

  • "Artes Grammaticae" in frammentiby Maria Chiara Scappaticcio

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 210.00

    Artes Grammaticae in frammenti collects and scrutinizes all the known Latin and bilingual (Greek-Latin and Latin-Greek) grammatical texts on papyrus (1 st cent. B.C. - VI th cent. A.D) in order to add further tesserae in the mosaic of our knowledge of forms, practices and circulation of Latin grammar and language and of Roman education,... more...

  • Erinys in Epos, Tragödie und Kultby Sebastian Zerhoch

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 154.00

    This book provides a comprehensive and systematic account of erinys in ancient Greek literature and cult. The author shows that the different usages and appearances of erinys , including non-personal and personal, singular and plural, correspond to each other as expressions of an extended concept of the curse. This concept, which played... more...

  • Plato?s Styles and Charactersby Gabriele Cornelli

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 154.00

    The significance of Plato?s literary style to the content of his ideas isone of the central problems in the study of Plato. Thisvolume presents some of the most recent scholarshipon the wide range of issues related to Plato?s dialogue form. The essaysaddress general questions concerning Plato?s literary style, the relation of his style... more...

  • Porphyrios, "Contra Christianos"by Matthias Becker

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 196.00

    A hundred years after Adolf von Harnack?s first edition of Porphyry?s Contra Christianos (1916) this work presents a new collection of the fragments and testimonia with an introduction, a German translation and notes. It is the first German translation of and commentary on Contra Christianos . All texts are newly arranged. For the first... more...