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  • 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 Essential Aeneidby Virgil; Stanley Lombardo; W.R. Johnsonn

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2006; US$ 7.50

    Stanley Lombardo's deft abridgment of his 2005 translation of the Aeneid preserves the arc and weight of Virgil's epic by presenting major books in their entirety and abridged books in extended passages seamlessly fitted together with narrative bridges. W. R. Johnson's Introduction, a shortened version of his masterly Introduction to that translation,... 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...

  • 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...

  • The Aeneidby Virgil; John Dryden

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 4.99

    Aeneas appears in The Illiad in vague snatches and starts as a traveling warrior of great piety who was loosely connected to the foundation of Rome. Virgil weaves these fragments into a powerful myth about the founding of Rome in The Aeneid . Aeneas travels from his native Troy to Italy then wages victorious war upon the Latins. 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...

  • Donati Graeciby Federica Ciccolella

    BRILL 2007; US$ 258.00

    Offers a study of four Greek grammars modelled on a Latin elementary grammar called Ianua of Donatus; they represent a tradition of Greek studies contemporaneous with, and parallel to, the "official" Byzantine-humanist grammar that made the revival of Greek in the West possible. more...

  • Oresteiaby Aeschylus; Peter Meineck; Helene P. Foley

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2009; US$ 10.95

    Winner of the American Translators Association 2000 Lewis Galantière Award. Peter Meineck is Producing Artistic Director of The Aquila Theatre Company, Visiting Scholar at the Center for Ancient Studies, New York University and teaches Greek Drama at the Tisch School for the Arts. more...

  • Sermo Iurisby Ulrich C. J. Gebhardt

    BRILL 2009; US$ 200.00

    This book is concerned with legal language in non-legal Latin literature. Examining the use of legal discourse as a poetical means, it provides fresh vistas on Augustan poetry and explores the potential for the poetic transformation of a technical language. Dieses Buch untersucht den Gebrauch der rAmischen Rechtssprache in nichtfachsprachlichen Texten.... more...