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  • Meditationsby Marcus Aurelius; Robin Hard; Christopher Gill

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 8.99

    Do not act as if you had ten thousand years to live ... while you have life in you, while you still can, make yourself good.'The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius (AD 121-180) is a private notebook of philosophical reflections, written by a Roman emperor probably on military campaign in Germany. In short, highly charged comments, Marcus draws on Stoic... more...

  • Between Ecstasy and Truthby Stephen Halliwell

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 149.99

    As well as producing one of the finest of all poetic traditions, ancient Greek culture produced a major tradition of poetic theory and criticism. Halliwell's volume offers a series of detailed and challenging interpretations of some of the defining authors and texts in the history of ancient Greek poetics: the Homeric epics, Aristophanes' Frogs,... more...

  • The Collected Poemsby C.P. Cavafy; Evangelos Sachperoglou; Anthony Hirst

    Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 8.95

    a Greek gentleman in a straw hat, standing absolutely motionless at a slight angle to the universe' E. M. ForsterE. M. Forster's description of C. P. Cavafy (1863-1933) perfectly encapsulates the unique perspective Cavafy brought to bear on history and geography, sexuality and language in his poems. Cavafy writes about people on the periphery,... more...

  • The Shade of Homerby David Ricks

    Cambridge University Press 1989; US$ 42.00

    This 1989 book explores the significance of Homer for the poetry of modern Greece. more...

  • "Ars corrigendi" in der frühen Neuzeitby Klara Vanek

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 196.00

    Under the maxim Ars corrigendi, it was discussed in the Early Modern period how authentic versions of texts could be extracted from ancient literature, as the texts in the manuscripts had been affected by many slips of the pen and other editorial revisions which they had endured on their long journey of tradition during the Middle Ages. The current... more...

  • Text und Autorby Thomas Richter; Christiane Henkes; Harald Saller

    De Gruyter 2000; US$ 133.00

    With reference to the relationship between text and author, a subject as challenging as it is problematic in textual criticism terms, the members of the Munich postgraduate research group on »Textual Criticism as Foundation and Method in Historical Studies« here present the findings of their Venice symposium and in so doing give impressive evidence... more...

  • Sprachbehandlung und Darstellungsweise in römischer Prosaby Wolfgang Schibel

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1971; US$ 135.00

    Die Corvinuserzählung, die wir bei Gellius finden, ist in der Forschung lange disputiert worden. H. Peter (1870) hatte sich entschlossen, sie unter die Fragmente des Claudius Quadrigarius aufzunehmen, wegen der Nachbarschaft zur Torquatuserzählung. Mcdonald (1975) vergleicht die bei Gellius gegebene Erzählung mit der livianischen (VII 26f) und betrachtet... more...

  • Frogsby Aristophanes; Jeffrey Henderson

    Focus Publishing/R. Pullins Co. 2013; US$ 6.95

    In this English translation of Aristophanes? popular comedy the god Dionysus, disappointed in current Athenian playwrights, seeks to bring the dramatist Euripides back from Hades. Includes helpful notes and an introductory essay on Aristophanes, the history of the play and its production, and a bibliography. more...

  • Circlesby Ginny Stroud

    Troubador Publishing Ltd 2012; Not Available

    Circles: Hidden Lives is the story of a remarkable woman, Gertrude Annie Stroud, by her granddaughter Ginny. Through good times and bad, Gertrude and her family did what generations of ?ordinary? folk have always done: they carried on. more...