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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
This study of Philostratus , first published in 1986, presents the Greek biographer?s treatment of both sophists and holy men in the social and intellectual life of the early Roman Empire, which also displays his own distinctive literary personality as a superficial dilettante and an engrossing snob. Through him we gain a glimpse of the rhetorical... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00
Latin Explorations , first published in 1963, offers a fresh approach to Roman poetry from Catullus to Ovid. Traditionally, the period is divided for specialist studies ? Lyric, Epic and Elegy. In each of them, techniques of interpretation prevail, isolated from contemporary ideas about poetry and dominated by barriers between ?textual?, ?exegetical?... more...
- Universitätsverlag Winter 2013; US$ 84.61
Hauptbeschreibung Die Beiträge dieser Festschrift gehen aus der Perspektive unterschiedlicher Fachtraditionen der Genese und Ausformung der literarischen Gattungen Epos, Lyrik und Drama nach und bilden damit das breit gespannte Interesse Ernst-Richard Schwinges ebenso ab wie die weit über die Grenzen der Klassischen Philologie hinausgehende Resonanz,... more...
- Konrad Theiss Verlag 2011; US$ 18.13
Skandale, Bizarres und Wissenswertes Dieser Autor hat nur ein Ziel: seine Leser zu verblüffen. Nur die skurrilsten Geschichten, die erstaunlichsten Fakten und die amüsantesten Anekdoten aus Jahrhunderten antiker Geschichte schafften es in diese unterhaltsame Sammlung. Die Römer und Griechen haben es Matyszak leicht gemacht: Zu kaum einer anderen... more...
- The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99
The third and final play in Aeschylus' Oedipodea trilogy, Seven Against Thebes is the only one of the three plays that has survived intact to this day. During the course of the action-packed play, seven would-be usurpers storm the city's gates in a series of brutal attacks. Will the family -- still weakened by the curse put on its patriarch,... more...
- The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99
One of the few plays that survived intact from the heyday of ancient Grecian drama, Lysistrata is an enormously influential work of satirical comedy. In order to bring an end to a destructive and never-ending war, the women of Greece take a temporary vow of chastity, pledging to remain abstinent until the conflict ends. As can be expected, mayhem --... more...
- The Floating Press 1915; US$ 3.99
The Trojan Women follows the women of Troy after the famous war which devastated their city. It is believed to have been influenced by the capture of Melos, an Aegean Island, and the treatment of its population by the Athenians. These historical events took place the same year the play premiered, 415 BC. more...
- The Floating Press 2010; US$ 3.99
The Birds is a comic play by the Greek playwright Aristophanes. It garnered awards in 141 BC when it was first performed, and continues to be critically received today. A middle-aged Athenian convinces the world's birds to build a new city between the heavens and the earth. This position fortuitously allows them to intercept all communication of... more...
- The Floating Press 1911; US$ 4.99
The Ancient Greek Euripides wrote the play Hippolytus , a tragedy based on the myth of the son of Theseus, Hippolytus. The gods play a central part in Hippolytus, and Aphrodite and Artemis appear at the start and end respectively. It is thought they were also present throughout, as two statues onstage. The Bacchae , which is also called The Bacchantes... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
First published in 1985, the essays in this edited collection offer a representative sample of the descriptive and systematic approach to the study of literary translation. The book is a reflection of the theoretical thinking and practical research carried out by an international group of scholars who share a common standpoint. They argue the need... more...