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  • Apocolocyntosisby Lucius Annaeus Seneca; W. H. D. Rouse

    The Floating Press 1920; US$ 4.99

    Lucius Annaeus Seneca, also known as Seneca, or Seneca the Younger, was a Roman Stoic philosopher, statesman and dramatist, who also acted as a tutor and adviser to emperor Nero. Attributed to Seneca is this political satire on the Roman emperor Claudius, Apocolocyntosis or The Pumpkinification of Claudius . The title, meaning "Pumpkinification"... more...

  • On Benefitsby Lucius Annaeus Seneca

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 4.99

    Lucius Annaeus Seneca, also known as Seneca, or Seneca the Younger, was a Roman Stoic philosopher, statesman and dramatist, who also acted as a tutor and adviser to emperor Nero. Seneca spoke of addressing life's issue through practical steps and considered it important that an individual faces their own mortality. more...

  • A New Companion to Greek Tragedy (Routledge Revivals)by Andrew Brown

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    That the works of the ancient tragedians still have an immediate and profound appeal surely needs no demonstration, yet the modern reader continually stumbles across concepts which are difficult to interpret or relate to ? moral pollution, the authority of oracles, classical ideas of geography ? as well as the names of unfamiliar legendary and mythological... more...

  • The Greatest Empireby Emily Wilson

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 20.99

    By any measure, Seneca (?4-65AD) is one of the most important figures in both Roman literature and ancient philosophy. He was the most popular writer of his day, and his writings are voluminous and diverse, ranging from satire to philosophical "consolations" against grief, from metaphysical theory to moral and political discussions of virtue... more...

  • FOF Companion to Classical Dramaby John E. Thorburn

    Infobase Publishing 2005; US$ 75.00

    Examines the history and development of ancient Greek and Roman drama from the late 6th century BCE through the 1st century CE. Entries cover the 80 complete plays that survived from the classical era; the major authors; the background, characters, and themes of the dramas; and the conventions and practices of their respective theaters. more...

  • The Three Theban Playsby Sophocles; Robert Fagles; Bernard Knox

    Penguin Group US 1984; US$ 14.95

    The heroic Greek dramas that have moved theatergoers and readers since the fifth century B.C. Towering over the rest of Greek tragedy, the three plays that tell the story of the fated Theban royal family? Antigone, Oedipus the King and Oedipus at Colonus? are among the most enduring and timeless dramas ever written. Robert Fagles's authoritative... more...

  • Epic Interactionsby M. J. Clarke; B. G. F. Currie; R. O. A. M. Lyne

    Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 134.99

    This collection of essays celebrating the career of Jasper Griffin, one of the foremost modern scholars of classical epic, surveys the epic tradition from the eighth century BC to the nineteenth century of our era. - ;This collection of essays, written by former pupils of his, celebrates the career of Jasper Griffin, one of the foremost modern scholars... more...

  • Der Autor und sein Textby Markus Mülke

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 196.00

    The literature of Greek and Roman Antiquity handed down in manuscripts was exposed to the constant danger of texts being corrupted by manipulations not sanctioned by the author concerned. This can also be demonstrated in translations, for example if the text of a foreign-language book was altered by a translator without the original author?s consent.... more...

  • Antike als Inszenierungby Gerhard Lohse; Martin Schierbaum

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 168.00

    The third Bruno Snell-Symposium presents interdisciplinary contributions that place Antiquity in a modern framework. The central theme is performance. This involves presenting the Ancient World in a number of different historical and cultural contexts and presentational media beyond the environment of the stage. The starting point for the ten papers... more...

  • Nachleseby Carl Werner Müller

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 182.00

    The Nachlese, a collection of papers on Greek literature and thinking, as well as the history of classical studies, follows on from the author?s Kleinen Schriften, published in 1999 (Beiträge zur Altertumskunde 132 ). This time the spectrum of topics is wider. The history of science is more prominent, and the final contribution consists of a textual... more...