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  • Studien zum 9. Buch von Lucans "Bellum Civile"by Martin Seewald

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 168.43

    In the 9th Book of Lucan?s ?Bellum Civile?, the young Cato takes centre stage. With this, the epic also reaches the climax in its representation of Stoic ethics and interpretation of nature. In his commentary on verses 1-733 and three further essays on particular questions, Martin Seewald places particular emphasis on explicating Lucan?s paradoxical... more...

  • Per carmina laudesby Claudia Schindler

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 168.43

    This monograph provides a review of the history of praise of rulers composed in hexameters (so-called panegyric epic) from the fourth to the sixth century A.D. Panegyric epic is a form of literature that only came to be of particular importance in Late Antiquity, although it drew upon and adapted a variety of Graeco-Roman literary traditions.... more...

  • Aiasby Sophocles; Herbert Golder; Richard Pevear

    Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 9.99 US$ 8.59

    Based on the conviction that only translators who write poetry themselves can properly recreate the celebrated Greek tragedies, the Greek Tragedy in New Translation series offers new translations that go beyond the literal meaning of the Greek in order to evoke the poetry of the originals. Under the general editorship of Peter Burian and Alan Shapiro,... more...

  • Aristophanes Thesmophoriazusaeby Colin Austin; S. Douglas Olson

    OUP Oxford 2004; US$ 89.99 US$ 77.39

    Aristophanes' Thesmophoriazusae is the story of a quarrel between the tragic playwright Euripides and Athens' women, who accuse him of slandering them in his plays. Austin and Olson offer a fresh text of the play, an extensive introduction, and a detailed commentary. more...

  • The Old English Boethiusby Malcolm Godden; Susan Irvine

    Oxford University Press, UK 2009; US$ 429.99 US$ 369.79

    A critical edition of two Old English versions of one of the most influential literary texts of the Middle Ages, Boethius's Consolation of Philosophy. Includes translation; a detailed editorial introduction; commentary exploring the relationship to the Latin text and to the early medieval commentary tradition; textual notes; and glossary. - ;Boethius's... more...

  • The Origins of Criticismby Andrew Ford

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 47.95 US$ 38.36

    By "literary criticism" we usually mean a self-conscious act involving the technical and aesthetic appraisal, by individuals, of autonomous works of art. Aristotle and Plato come to mind. The word "social" does not. Yet, as this book shows, it should--if, that is, we wish to understand where literary criticism as we think of it today came from. Andrew... more...

  • Narratology and Interpretationby Jonas Grethlein; Antonios Rengakos

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 168.43

    The categories of classical narratology have been successfully applied to ancient texts in the last two decades, but in the meantime narratological theory has moved on. In accordance with these developments, Narratology and Interpretation draws out the subtler possibilities of narratological analysis for the interpretation of ancient texts.... more...

  • Ctesias' 'History of Persia'by Lloyd Llewellyn-Jones; James Robson

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    Towards the end of the fifth century BC Ctesias of Cnidus wrote his 23 book History of Persia . Ctesias is a remarkable figure: he lived and worked in the Persian court and, as a doctor, tended to the world?s most powerful kings and queens. His position gave him special insight into the workings of Persian court life and access to the gossip and... more...

  • The Language of Literatureby Rutger Allan; Michel Buijs

    BRILL 2007; US$ 144.00

    Following an interdisciplinary and text-oriented approach, the contributions to this volume discuss various linguistic and literary apects of Greek and Latin prose and poetry and therewith aim at bridging the gap between linguistic and literary study of classical texts. more...

  • The World of Ion of Chiosby Victoria Jennings; Andrea Katsaros

    BRILL 2007; US$ 144.00

    Sixteen international contributors offer the first comprehensive examination of the life, works and reception of Ion of Chios, the prolific and innovative fifth century BC writer (variously prose and poetry) on classical Greek mythology, history and society. more...