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  • Landorby Walter Savage Landor; Maurice Craig

    The Lilliput Press 1999; US$ 7.28

    Walter Savage Landor was born in Warwick, in 1775, and died in Florence in 1864. His output in prose and poetry was prodigious. 'No English writer - no English poet - of equal size and quality has been less attended to in the last fifty years' wrote Geoffrey Grigson in 1964, and though three selections appeared in the next eight years, this remains... 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...

  • Ope ingeniiby Gian Biagio Conte

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 84.00

    This is an original collection of exemplary emendations made by ancient and modern scholars. Single examples are analysed in order to extract a method of emendation. The author reviews some attractive interventions which offer a model of textual criticism: a kind of ideal museum of critical intelligence applied to corruptions or cryptocorruptions which... more...

  • Rudensby Plautus; David Christenson

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

    The play Rudens provides an introduction to the world of Roman comedy from one of its best practitioners, Plautus. As with all Focus translations, the emphasis is on an inexpensive, readable edition that is close to the original, with an extensive introduction, notes and appendices. more...

  • Ancient Comedy and Receptionby S. Douglas Olson

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 420.00

    This collection provides an overview of the reception history of a major literary genre from Greco-Roman antiquity to the present day. Looking first at Athenian comic poets and comedy in the Roman Empire, the volume goes on to discuss Greco-Roman comedy?s reception throughout the ages. It concludes with a look at the modern era, taking into account... more...

  • Origo gentisby Alheydis Plassmann

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 98.00

    Die Herkunftserzählungen der früh- und hochmittelalterlichen Geschichtsschreiber, die man traditionellerweise als Origo gentis bezeichnet, werden erstmals im Gesamtkontext des Geschichtswerkes untersucht. Weiter werden die Muster der Identitäts- und Legitimitätsstiftung diachron miteinander verglichen, um die Schemata, die die Autoren benutzten, aufzuzeigen.... more...

  • Epic Lessonsby Peter Toohey

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Didactic epic was enormously popular in the ancient world. It was used to teach Greeks and Romans technical and scientific subjects - in verse. Epic Lessons shows how this scientific poetry was aimed to instruct and entertain. more...

  • Thinking Menby Lin Foxhall; John Salmon

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Thinking Men provides a thought-provoking and stimulating insight into the representations of men in classical culture. more...

  • Argument und literarische Form in antiker Philosophieby Michael Erler; Jan Erik Heßler; Benedikt Blumenfelder

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 182.00

    In antiquity, philosophical argumentation was often embedded in a literary form of presentation whose composition followed certain genre-determined rules. At the Third Congress of the Society for Ancient Philosophy, philologists and philosophers gave presentations about this point of intersection between philosophical argument and literary forms. This... more...