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  • Seelengespräche.by Béatrice Jakobs; Volker Kapp

    Duncker & Humblot 2008; US$ 65.80

    Hauptbeschreibung Die von Prudentius in seiner "Psychomachie" exemplarisch gestaltete Problematik des Kampfes widerstrebender seelischer Kräfte muss mit der Thematik der Seelengespräche in Beziehung gebracht werden, die sich bis heute in der Literatur findet. Die Autoren dieses Bandes stellen sich die schwierige Aufgabe, Traditionsstränge zu identifizieren,... more...

  • Ancient Comedy and Receptionby S. Douglas Olson

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 420.00

    This collection provides an overview of the reception history of a major literary genre from Greco-Roman antiquity to the present day. Looking first at Athenian comic poets and comedy in the Roman Empire, the volume goes on to discuss Greco-Roman comedy?s reception throughout the ages. It concludes with a look at the modern era, taking into account... more...

  • Das zweite Falkenbuch Kaiser Friedrichs II.by Stefan Georges

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 112.00

    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, blieben... more...

  • Origo gentisby Alheydis Plassmann

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 105.00

    Die Herkunftserzählungen der früh- und hochmittelalterlichen Geschichtsschreiber, die man traditionellerweise als Origo gentis bezeichnet, werden erstmals im Gesamtkontext des Geschichtswerkes untersucht. Weiter werden die Muster der Identitäts- und Legitimitätsstiftung diachron miteinander verglichen, um die Schemata, die die Autoren benutzten, aufzuzeigen.... 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...

  • A Guide to Ancient Greek Dramaby Ian C. Storey; Arlene Allan

    Wiley 2013; US$ 44.95

    This newly updated second edition features wide-ranging, systematically organized scholarship in a concise introduction to ancient Greek drama, which flourished from the sixth to third century BC. Covers all three genres of ancient Greek drama – tragedy, comedy, and satyr-drama Surveys the extant work of Aeschylus, Sophokles, Euripides, Aristophanes,... more...

  • The Classical Traditionby Michael Silk; Ingo Gildenhard; Rosemary Barrow

    Wiley 2013; US$ 139.95

    The Classical Tradition: Art, Literature, Thought presents an authoritative, coherent and wide-ranging guide to the afterlife of Greco-Roman antiquity in later Western cultures and a ground-breaking reinterpretation of large aspects of Western culture as a whole from a classical perspective. Features a unique combination of chronological range,... more...

  • Innovations of Antiquityby Daniel L. Selden; Ralph Hexter

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Amor And Psycheby Erich Neumann

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Frogsby Aristophanes; Charles W. Eliot

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 2.99

    Unlike many other cultural values that shift and evolve from decade to decade, comedy can be timeless. The comic masterpiece The Frogs, penned by famed Greek playwright Aristophanes more than 2,000 years ago, will leave today's readers doubled over with laughter. When the god Dionysus begins to suspect that the quality of Greek drama has taken... more...