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  • Antigoneby Sophocles; Richard Emil Braun

    Oxford University Press 1990; US$ 7.99

    This finely-tuned translation of Sophocles' Antigone by Richard Emil Braun, both a distinguished poet and a professional scholar-critic, offers, in lean, sinewy verse and lyrics of unusual intensity, an interpretation informed by exemplary scholarship and critical insight. Braun's translation highlights the extraordinary structural symmetry and beauty... more...

  • Orality, Literacy, Memory in the Ancient Greek and Roman Worldby Anne Mackay

    BRILL 2008; US$ 154.00

    This seventh volume on Orality and Literacy in Ancient Greece and Rome presents a series of essays that explore the workings of memory in ancient texts and artworks marking the shift over centuries from an oral to a literate culture. more...

  • Handbuch der griechischen Literatur der Antike Bd. 1: Die Literatur der archaischen und klassischen Zeitby Bernhard Zimmermann; Anne Schlichtmann

    C.H. Beck 2011; US$ 109.26

    Seitdem die Geschichte der griechischen Literatur von Wilhelm Schmid und Otto Stählin im Handbuch der Altertumswissenschaft zwischen 1929 und 1948 erschienen ist, kam mancher Neufund antiker Texte hinzu: Komödien Menanders, Bruchstücke der frühen Lyrik und der vorsokratischen Philosophie. Dadurch wurde unsere Kenntnis der griechischen Literatur beträchtlich... more...

  • Odyssea Homeri a Francisco Griffolino Aretino in Latinum translataby Christina Meckelnborg; Bernd Schneider

    BRILL 2011; US$ 176.00

    This edition offers a critical text of the Latin prose translation of the Odyssey of Homer, made in about 1462 by Francesco Griffolini at the behest of Pope Pius II. The comprehensive introduction provides information about the life and work of the author, examines his method of translation and clarifies the manuscript transmission of the text. more...

  • The History of Linguistics in the Classical Periodby Daniel J. Taylor

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1987; US$ 180.00

    The study of Greek and Roman language science has figured prominently in the remarkable renascence of interest in the history of linguistics of the last twenty years. We know more now than we did several decades ago about what the Greeks and Romans were thinking, writing, and doing in matters grammatical, and the scholars who contribute to this volume... more...

  • A New History of Classical Rhetoricby George A. Kennedy

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 52.00

    George Kennedy's three volumes on classical rhetoric have long been regarded as authoritative treatments of the subject. This new volume, an extensive revision and abridgment of The Art of Persuasion in Greece , The Art of Rhetoric in the Roman World, and Greek Rhetoric under Christian Emperors, provides a comprehensive history of classical rhetoric,... more...

  • Livius und der Leserby Dennis Pausch

    C.H. Beck 2011; US$ 62.03

    Das Ziel dieser Arbeit ist ein besseres Verständnis der Kommunikation zwischen Livius und seinen Lesern über Geschichte und die Analyse der vor diesem Hintergrund zu beobachtenden literarischen Techniken. Zu diesem Zweck wird der Text hier programmatisch in seiner Gesamtheit in den Blick genommen und bei seiner Interpretation stets die Perspektive... more...

  • Ars Romanaby Frank Wittchow

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2012; US$ 62.98

    Hauptbeschreibung Die Vorstellung, dass 'fides' der Maßstab politischer Ethik zu sein habe, wird von vielen römischen Autoren transportiert. Der Historiker Livius bezeichnet daher die List als die am "wenigsten römische Kunst", 'ars minime Romana'. Doch die Kultur der Römer, die sich an so vielen Werten zu orientieren scheint, hat möglicherweise... more...

  • A Comedy of Storytellingby Alexander Kirichenko

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2012; US$ 42.95

    Hauptbeschreibung Current interpretations of Apuleius' 'Golden Ass' cover the entire spectrum from a religious autobiography to an incongruous collection of titillating stories. The goal of this book is to explain the extraordinary polyphony of Apuleius' novel as a product of the 2nd century CE context, in which elite culture (philosophy and sophistic... more...

  • The Emergence of Reflexivity in Greek Language and Thoughtby Edward T. Jeremiah

    BRILL 2012; US$ 151.00

    Tying together linguistics, philology and philosophy, this monograph explores the morphological and semantic development of the heavily marked reflexive system in Ancient Greek and argues that these changes are connected to a reconceptualisation of the human subject as characteristically reflexive. more...