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  • The Library of Greek Mythologyby Apollodorus; Robin Hard

    Oxford University Press, UK 1997; US$ 8.99

    The only work of its kind to survive from classical antiquity, the Library of Apollodorus is a unique guide to Greek mythology, from the origins of the universe to the Trojan War. Used as a source book by classicists from antiquity to Robert Graves, it tells the story of each of the great families of heroic mythology, and the various adventures associated... more...

  • Madness Unchainedby Lee Fratantuono

    Lexington Books 2007; US$ 44.99

    The book aims at providing a coherent guide to the entirety of Virgil's Aeneid, with analysis of every scene and, in some cases, every line of crucial passages. The book tries to provide a guide to the vast bibliography and scholarly apparatus that has grown around Virgil studies (especially over the past century), and to offer some critical study... more...

  • A Narratological Commentary on the Odysseyby Irene J. F. de Jong

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 63.00

    This 2001 book features a new type of commentary on Homer's Odyssey which concentrates on the text's narrative art. more...

  • Works and Days and Theogonyby Hesiod; Stanley Lombardo; Robert Lamberton

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1993; US$ 10.50

    "Robert Lamberton's Introduction is an excellent, concise exposition of current scholarly debate: his notes are informative and helpful. . . . Those who want a translation that captures something of the spirit of an ancient Greek poetic voice and its cultural milieu and transmits it in an appealing, lively, and accessible style will now turn to Lombardo."... more...

  • Homer: The Odysseyby Jasper Griffin

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 20.00

    This handy guide will introduce students to a text that has been fundamental to literature for nearly 3000 years. more...

  • The Odysseyby Homer; Robert Fagles

    Penguin Group US 1997; US$ 16.00

    Robert Fagles's stunning modern-verse translation-available at last in our black-spine classics line The Odyssey is literature's grandest evocation of everyman's journey through life. In the myths and legends that are retold here, renowned translator Robert Fagles has captured the energy and poetry of Homer's original in a bold, contemporary... more...

  • The Bow and the Lyreby Seth Benardete

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2008; US$ 25.99

    In this interpretation of the Odyssey, Seth Benardete suggests that Homer may have been the first to philosophize in a Platonic sense. He argues that the Odyssey concerns precisely the relation between philosophy and poetry and, more broadly, the rational and the irrational in human beings. more...

  • Virgil's Homeric Lensby Edan Dekel

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95

    Virgil?s Homeric Lens reevaluates the traditional view of the Aeneid?s relationship to Homer?s Iliad and Odyssey . Almost since the death of Virgil, there has been an assumption that the Aeneid breaks into two discrete halves: Virgil?s Odyssey , and Virgil?s Iliad . Although modified in various ways over the centuries, this neat dichotomy has... more...

  • Geschlechtervorstellungen und soziale Differenzierung bei Appian aus Alexandrienby Kordula Schnegg

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 29.41

    Im zweiten Jahrhundert n. Chr. verfasst der Ägypter Appian ein historiographisches Werk über die Geschichte Roms. In detailreichen Schilderungen erklärt er die Macht und die territoriale Ausdehnung des Römischen Reiches. Die Art und Weise, wie Appian seine Geschichte schreibt, sowie die Rollen, die er den männlichen und weiblichen Figuren zuteilt,... more...

  • Papyri from the New York University Collection II (P.NYU II)by Bruce E. Nielsen; Klaas A Worp

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 47.37

    Dieser Band enthält 53 literarische und dokumentarische Texte, die mit Ausnahme von zwei zugehörigen Fragmenten aus den Sammlungen von Princeton University, bzw. dem Istituto Papirologico ?G. Vitelli? in Florenz alle in der Papyrus-Sammlung der New York University aufbewahrt werden. Für diese Publikation sind die ursprünglich in vier separaten Lieferungen... more...