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  • Antiquity and the Meanings of Timeby Duncan F. Kennedy

    I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 14.95

    Society and contemporary culture seem forever fascinated by the topic of time. In modern fiction, Ian McEwan (The Child in Time) and Martin Amis (Time's Arrow) have led the way in exploring the human condition in relation to past, present and future. In cinema, several cultural texts (Memento, Minority Report, The Hours) have similarly reflected a... more...

  • De la Religion, considérée dans sa source, ses formes et ses développements, Tome IIIby Kurt Kloocke; Denis Thouard; Kurt Kloocke; Hermann Krapoth; Denis Thouard; Laura Wilfinger

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 280.00

    This volume contains Books VI?VIII of De laReligion . These books cover the constitutive elements of sacerdotal polytheism (VI), the constitutive elements of non-sacerdotal polytheism (VII), and the Homeric poems (VIII). They occupy a key position in the economy of the work as a whole by contrasting the two forms of polytheism. In addition,... more...

  • Terenz' und Menanders Adelphoeby Eckard Lefèvre

    C.H. Beck 2013; US$ 38.88

    Die Adelphoe (Die Brüder) von 160 v. Chr. sind die letzte der sechs Komödien des Terenz. Sie wurden nach Menanders verlorenem gleichnamigen Stück gedichtet. Es wird versucht, einerseits aufgrund typisch menandrischer Passagen in der römischen Version das Original zu rekonstruieren, andererseits die Züge herauszuarbeiten, auf die es Terenz ankam. Es... more...

  • Der Weg nach Oobliadoohby Fritz Rudolf Fries

    Wallstein Verlag 2013; US$ 14.31

    Hauptbeschreibung Fritz Rudolf Fries' avantgardistischer Roman "Der Weg nach Oobliadooh", zuerst veröffentlicht 1966 in Westdeutschland, gilt als eines der bemerkenswertesten Bücher der deutschen Nachkriegsliteratur. Er handelt von jungen Leuten, die sich im Leipzig der fünfziger Jahre einem langweiligen Alltag zu entziehen suchen durch die Option... more...

  • Greek Modernism and Beyondby Dimitris Tziovas

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1997; US$ 42.99

    Although it is one of the most dynamic and controversial areas of Greek culture, Greek modernism has received little scholarly attention as a literary and cultural phenomenon. A wide variety of competing, often clashing discourses and approaches characterize the study of Greek modernism. In this landmark volume, scholars from three continents provide... more...

  • Homeric Stitchingsby M. D. Usher

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1998; US$ 33.99

    Homeric Stitchings is the first extended study of the Homeric Centos, a long pastiche poem on a biblical theme composed by the Theodosian Empress Eudocia using only verses from the Iliad and the Odyssey. Building upon recent work on Homeric poetics, and utilizing linguistic and semiotic methods of analysis, this study introduces readers to the Centos... more...

  • Das zweite Falkenbuch Kaiser Friedrichs Stefan Georges

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 119.00

    Der falken- und hundeheilkundliche Traktat des "Moamin", das wohl meistverbreitete Handbuch seiner Art im Mittelalter, steht seit langem im Blickpunkt der Forschung. Wichtige Fragen, wie die seiner arabischen Quellen, seiner Entstehungs- und Überlieferungsgeschichte und besonders der Rolle, die Kaiser Friedrich II. (1194-1250) dabei spielte,... more...

  • Thinking Menby Lin Foxhall; John Salmon

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Thinking Men explores artistic and intellectual expression in the classical world as the self representation of man. It starts from the premise that the history of classical antiquity as the ancients tell it is a history of men. However, the focus of this volume is the creation, re-creation and iteration of that male self as presented in language,... more...

  • Epic Lessonsby Peter Toohey

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Didactic Epic was enormously popular in the ancient world. It was used to teach Greeks and Romans technical and scientific subjects, but in verse. Epic Lessons shows how this scientific poetry was intended not just to instruct but also to entertain. Praise for its predecessor, Reading Epic 'Toohey's erudition makes the complexities and the strangeness... more...

  • Argument und literarische Form in antiker Philosophieby Michael Erler; Jan Erik Heßler; Benedikt Blumenfelder

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 196.00

    At the Third Congress of the Society for Ancient Philosophy, philologists and philosophers gave presentations about this point of intersection between philosophical argument and literary forms. This volume seeks to provide insight into the discussion as well as stimulate further thought. more...