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  • Aristophanes and Menander: Three Comediesby Douglass Parker; Timothy J. Moore

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2014; US$ 14.50

    Three Comedies features the work of three dramatic geniuses of the glorious, no-holds-barred tradition of ancient Athenian comedy. Here Aristophanes, the eight-hundred-pound gorilla of Old and Middle Comedy meets Menander, elephant in the room of New Comedy, in a match made possible by Douglass Parker--if not Athenian exactly, or even ancient,... more...

  • Kleine Geschichte der antiken Komödieby Gregor Maurach

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 20.46

    Wer kennt nicht die beiden Masken, von denen die eine lacht, die andere weint? Die eine symbolisiert die Komödie, die andere die Tragödie. Gregor Maurach zeigt, wie nahe beieinander Lachen und Weinen in den Stücken der antiken Dichter liegen. Aristophanes schrieb seine Komödien nicht zuletzt aus Sorge um seine Heimatstadt Athen, ihre verfehlte Politik... more...

  • Geschlechtervorstellungen und soziale Differenzierung bei Appian aus Alexandrienby Kordula Schnegg

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 30.95

    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$ 49.85

    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...

  • Römische Poesieby von Michael Albrecht

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 199.28

    Epos, Didaktische Poesie, Elegie und Epigramm, Bukolik, Satire, Fabel und Lyrik ? Gattungen der römischen Poesie, die Michael von Albrecht für Studierende und Lehrende zum Leben erweckt. Nach bewährtem Prinzip stellt er zunächst jeweils einen kurzen lateinischen Text mit Übersetzung vor, danach folgt die Interpretation von ?Gehalt und Gestalt?: Wortschatz... more...

  • On Horsemanshipby Xenophon; H. G. Dakyns

    The Floating Press 1900; US$ 5.99

    On Horsemanship is a treatise on horsemanship. Written c. 350 BC it is one of the oldest such in existence. Xenophon details the best qualities to look for in a horse, and the non-abusive training of a horse in classical dressage and for military and general use. He quotes other, apparently more celebrated contemporaries of his, whose texts have since... more...

  • Hippolytus & The Bacchaeby Euripides; Gilbert Murray

    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...

  • The Trojan Womenby Euripides; Gilbert Murray

    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 Birdsby Aristophanes

    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...

  • Seven Against Thebesby Aeschylus; Theodore Alois Buckley

    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...