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Ancient & Classical

  • The Routledge Research Companion to the Medieval Icelandic Sagasby Ármann Jakobsson; Sverrir Jakobsson

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 149.95

    The last fifty years have seen a significant change in the focus of saga studies, from a preoccupation with origins and development to a renewed interest in other topics, such as the nature of the sagas and their value as sources to medieval ideologies and mentalities. The Routledge Research Companion to the Medieval Icelandic Sagas presents a... more...

  • The Metamorphoses of Ovidby Allen Mandelbaum

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017; US$ 18.57

    Through Mandelbaum?s poetic artistry, this gloriously entertaining achievement of literature-classical myths filtered through the worldly and far from reverent sensibility of the Roman poet Ovid-is revealed anew. ?[An] extraordinary translation...brilliant? (Booklist). With an Introduction by the Translator. more...

  • The Stoic Origins of Erasmus' Philosophy of Christby Ross Dealy

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2017; Not Available

    This original and provocative engagement with Erasmus? work argues that the Dutch humanist discovered in classical Stoicism several principles which he developed into a paradigm-shifting application of Stoicism to Christianity. more...

  • 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...

  • Pseudoantike Skulptur IIby Sascha Kansteiner

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 84.87

    Although Antiquity itself has been intensively researched, together with its reception, to date this has largely happened in a compartmentalized fashion. This series presents for the first time an interdisciplinary contextualization of the productive acquisitions and transformations of the arts and sciences of Antiquity in the slow process... more...

  • Chaucer and the Childby Eve Salisbury

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2017; US$ 119.31

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  • Medizinischer Rat / Liber medicinalisby Quintus Serenus; Kai Brodersen

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 31.79

    Since 1923 the Sammlung Tusculum has published authoritative editions of Greek and Latin works together with a German translation. The original texts are comprehensively annotated, and feature an introductory chapter. In the new volumes, additional essays delve into specific aspects of the works, illuminating their historical context... more...

  • Rhetorik der Verunsicherungby Marcel Humar

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 116.72

    In der Reihe Philologus. Supplemente / Philologus. Supplementary Volumes werden Monographien und Sammelbände zu allen Themen der Klassischen Philologie und ihrer Rezeption veröffentlicht. Der Fokus liegt insbesondere auf den neuesten Ansätzen der Literatur- und Kulturwissenschaft in einer interdisziplinären Perspektive. more...

  • Deutsche Thukydidesübersetzungen vom 18. bis zum 20. Jahrhundertby Johann Martin Thesz

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 84.87

    Although Antiquity itself has been intensively researched, together with its reception, to date this has largely happened in a compartmentalized fashion. This series presents for the first time an interdisciplinary contextualization of the productive acquisitions and transformations of the arts and sciences of Antiquity in the slow process... more...