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  • Pluk dagenby Ole Thomsen

    Aarhus University Press 2008; US$ 26.40

    Med deres menneskekundskab, erotiske indsigt, politiske tæft og skarpe formuleringer har de antikke romerske forfattere haft en overvældende indflydelse på europæisk litteratur og kultur. Med Pluk dagen bliver seksten af disse forfattere nu tilgængelige i samlet flok: Komediedigtere, lyrikere, satirikere, historikere og humanistiske vismænd står parat... more...

  • Homer and Classical Philologyby Friedrich Nietzsche; Oscar Levy; J. M. Kennedy

    The Floating Press 2013; US$ 1.99

    Although he later rose to prominence as an innovative and controversial philosopher whose ideas influenced everyone from existentialist thinkers to the Nazi movement, Friedrich Nietzsche was trained in philology and published his earliest works on that topic. This essay takes a look at the use of mythology and language in the ancient Greek poet's... more...

  • Hellenicaby Xenophon; H. G. Dakyns

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    Xenophon was a Greek soldier who played a key role in several military skirmishes and attacks throughout his life. Later in his life, he began to write down his recollections of these battles and other key political and cultural events, thus becoming one of ancient Greece's most important historians. Hellenica offers Xenophon's first-hand account... more...

  • Graeco-Copticaby Andrea Hasznos

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 26.96

    Coptic scholarship is still quite far from having an agreement on how and where the Egyptian language was affected by Greek. It is indeed an intriguing question whether outside of loanwords Greek had any influence on Coptic. Andrea Haznos? study makes observations on syntax and stylistics in translated and original Coptic literature, sifting out the... more...

  • Seneca: Selected Dialogues and Consolationsby Seneca; Peter J. Anderson

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2015; US$ 11.95

    Seneca's dialogues--as his epistolary essays have traditionally been known--offer an ideal path into the philosophical thought of first-century Rome's most famous Stoic, whose compelled suicide in 65 CE (by order of his former pupil Emperor Nero) drew comparisons to the death of Socrates. Notable for, among other things, their portrait of a providential... more...

  • The ancient novel and beyondby S. Panayotakis; M. Zimmerman; W. Keulen

    BRILL 2003; US$ 206.00

    This work comprises the revised versions of selected papers read at the International Conference on the Ancient Novel (Groningen, July 2000). The essays combine judicious use of literary theory with traditional scholarship, and examines the ancient novels and related texts. 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 Republicby Benjamin Jowett

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 4.95

    The Republic is Plato's most famous work and one of the seminal texts of Western philosophy and politics. The characters in this Socratic dialogue - including Socrates himself - discuss whether the just or unjust man is happier. They are the philosopher-kings of imagined cities and they also discuss the nature of philosophy and the soul among other... more...

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

    Penguin Publishing Group 1984; US$ 14.00

    Towering over the rest of Greek tragedy, Sophocles' The Three Theban Plays are among the most enduring and timeless dramas ever written. This Penguin Classics edition is translated by Robert Fagles with introductions and notes by Bernard Knox. Collected here are Antigone, Oedipus the King and Oedipus at Colonus, in a translation by Robert Fagles... 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...