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  • The Complete Euripides, 2by Peter Burian; Alan Shapiro

    Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 8.99

    Based on the conviction that only translators who write poetry themselves can best re-create the celebrated and timeless tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides, the Greek Tragedy in New Translations series offers new translations that go beyond the literal meaning of the Greek in order to evoke the poetry of the originals. The tragedies collected... more...

  • Literature and Society in Renaissance Creteby David Holton

    Cambridge University Press 1991; US$ 72.00

    This 1991 book presents a comprehensive study of the literature of the time of the Cretan Renaissance. 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...

  • Selected Dialoguesby Lucian; C. D. N. Costa

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 8.99

    you'll find another man to harvest, Glycerion: let this one go'The Greek satirist Lucian was a brilliantly entertaining writer who invented the comic dialogue as a vehicle for satiric comment. His influence was immense, not only in the Greek world, but on later European writers such as Rabelais and Swift. His dialogues puncture the pretensions... more...

  • Entering the Agonby Elton T. E. Barker

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 54.99

    This book investigates one of the most characteristic and prominent features of ancient Greek literature - the scene of debate or agon, in which with varying degrees of formality characters square up to each other and engage in a contest of words. Drawing on six case studies of different kinds of narrative - epic, historiography and tragedy - and authors... 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$ 106.40

    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...

  • Livius und der Leserby Dennis Pausch

    C.H. Beck 2011; US$ 60.41

    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...

  • 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...