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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...

  • Ars Romanaby Frank Wittchow

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2012; US$ 60.01

    Hauptbeschreibung Die Vorstellung, dass 'fides' der Maßstab politischer Ethik zu sein habe, wird von vielen römischen Autoren transportiert. Der Historiker Livius bezeichnet daher die List als die am "wenigsten römische Kunst", 'ars minime Romana'. Doch die Kultur der Römer, die sich an so vielen Werten zu orientieren scheint, hat möglicherweise... more...

  • A Comedy of Storytellingby Alexander Kirichenko

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2012; US$ 40.93

    Hauptbeschreibung Current interpretations of Apuleius' 'Golden Ass' cover the entire spectrum from a religious autobiography to an incongruous collection of titillating stories. The goal of this book is to explain the extraordinary polyphony of Apuleius' novel as a product of the 2nd century CE context, in which elite culture (philosophy and sophistic... more...

  • The Emergence of Reflexivity in Greek Language and Thoughtby Edward T. Jeremiah

    BRILL 2012; US$ 151.00

    Tying together linguistics, philology and philosophy, this monograph explores the morphological and semantic development of the heavily marked reflexive system in Ancient Greek and argues that these changes are connected to a reconceptualisation of the human subject as characteristically reflexive. more...

  • The Shade of Homerby David Ricks

    Cambridge University Press 1989; US$ 44.00

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

  • Übersetzung und Transformationby Hartmut Böhme; Christof Rapp; Wolfgang Rösler

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 133.00

    Translations play a decisive role as the basis and trigger for more complex transformations ? both in the construction of science and for literature. In the fine arts and archaeology, it is a question of enquiring into forms of ?translation? which bear resemblances to the functioning of textual translations although they are not based on the transmission... more...

  • Die Literatur im Zeitalter Nerosby Martin Hose; Christiane Reitz

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 130.83

    In der Regierungszeit des Kaisers Nero (54 ? 68 n.Chr.) erleben viele literarische Gattungen eine Blüte oder Renaissance. Für das Epos beschreitet Lucan neue Wege. Seneca verdanken wir die einzigen Tragödien, die aus dem römischen Altertum erhalten sind. Der Roman des Petronius stellt nicht nur ein schillerndes Sittengemälde, sondern auch ein literaturgeschichtliches... more...

  • Eduard Norden: Die antike Kunstprosa vom VI. Jahrhundert v. Chr. bis in die Zeit der Renaissance. Band Iby

    De Gruyter 1995; US$ 133.00

    Norden, Eduard: Die Antike Kunstprosa Vom VI. Jahrhundert V. Chr. Bis in Die Zeit Der Renaissance. Band I more...