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Ancient & Classical

  • Épopée de Gilgamesh (anonyme)by Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2017; US$ 3.99

    Bienvenue dans la collection Les Fiches de lecture d?Universalis Transmise d'abord oralement, puis rédigée aux environs de 2000 avant J.-C. sur des tablettes, l'Épopée de Gilgamesh connaît pendant un millénaire et demi de nombreuses versions, rédigées dans toute la Mésopotamie. La relation la plus achevée des exploits héroïques de Gilgamesh, qui... more...

  • Histoire des animaux d'Aristoteby Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2017; US$ 3.99

    Bienvenue dans la collection Les Fiches de lecture d?Universalis Dans cet ouvrage, il procède à une véritable révolution en remplaçant les récits fabuleux par des études qui, pour la première fois, sont à caractère scientifique. En effet, jusqu'à cette date, les physiciens ? comme on appelait alors les naturalistes ? se contentaient presque tous... more...

  • Chaucer and the Childby Eve Salisbury

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2017; US$ 119.41

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  • Medizinischer Rat / Liber medicinalisby Quintus Serenus; Kai Brodersen

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 31.82

    What should one do when one can?t find a doctor or does not trust physicians? Quintus Serenus offers an answer to this question in his Liber medicinalis . This bilingual edition, which contains an illuminating and detailed introduction, is the very first German translation of the work. It offers a unique perspective on the realities and mentalities... more...

  • Commentarius in Claudii Ptolemaei Harmonicaby Porphyrius; Massimo Raffa

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 84.94

    How do sounds reach the soul? How does the soul judge them? How can the movement of a melody be accounted for? These and others are the questions that Porphyry of Tyre tries to answer in his Commentary on Claudius Ptolemy?s Harmonics . This book collects the vast amount of philological work that has been carried out on this imposing work... more...

  • A Companion to Euripidesby Laura K. McClure

    Wiley 2016; US$ 195.00 US$ 169.00

    A Companion to Euripides is an up-to-date, centralized assessment of Euripides and his work, drawing from the most recently published texts, commentaries, and scholarship, and offering detailed discussions and provocative interpretations of his extant plays and fragments. The most contemporary scholarship on Euripides and his oeuvre, featuring... more...

  • On Human Bondageby John Bodel; Walter Scheidel

    Wiley 2016; US$ 99.95 US$ 86.62

    On Human Bondage —a critical reexamination of Orlando Patterson’s groundbreaking Slavery and Social Death —assesses how his theories have stood the test of time and applies them to new case studies. Discusses the novel ideas of social death and natal alienation, as Patterson first presented them 35 years ago and as they are... more...

  • Late Antique Letter Collectionsby Cristiana Sogno; Bradley K. Storin; Edward J. Watts

    University of California Press 2016; US$ 150.00

    Bringing together an international team of historians, classicists, and scholars of religion, this volume provides the first comprehensive overview of the extant Greek and Latin letter collections of late antiquity (ca. 300?600 c.e.). Each chapter addresses a major collection of Greek or Latin literary letters, introducing the social and textual histories... more...

  • Giovenale tra storia, poesia e ideologiaby Antonio Stramaglia; Stefano Grazzini; Giuseppe Dimatteo

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 116.82

    Juvenal?s satire continues to fascinate his readers and to challenge scholars by the constant interplay of a strong poetical identity, a keen historical perception, and an irresoluble ideological tension. The essays collected in this volume pursue these three strands from different but complementary perspectives, aiming at a firmer assessment of the... more...

  • Si verba teneremby Bruna Pieri; Daniele Pellacani

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 95.57

    The volume collates ten studies that confront the main issues of the research on Roman poetic fragments: textual criticism and interpretation, new additions to the corpus, authorship, prosody and colometry, literary genre, and the connection between quotation and context. The editors' methodological introduction also provides an up-to-date review... more...