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  • Der Weg nach Oobliadoohby Fritz Rudolf Fries

    Wallstein Verlag 2013; US$ 14.31

    Hauptbeschreibung Fritz Rudolf Fries' avantgardistischer Roman "Der Weg nach Oobliadooh", zuerst veröffentlicht 1966 in Westdeutschland, gilt als eines der bemerkenswertesten Bücher der deutschen Nachkriegsliteratur. Er handelt von jungen Leuten, die sich im Leipzig der fünfziger Jahre einem langweiligen Alltag zu entziehen suchen durch die Option... more...

  • Das zweite Falkenbuch Kaiser Friedrichs II.by Stefan Georges

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 126.00

    Der falken- und hundeheilkundliche Traktat des "Moamin", das wohl meistverbreitete Handbuch seiner Art im Mittelalter, steht seit langem im Blickpunkt der Forschung. Wichtige Fragen, wie die seiner arabischen Quellen, seiner Entstehungs- und Überlieferungsgeschichte und besonders der Rolle, die Kaiser Friedrich II. (1194-1250) dabei spielte,... more...

  • Epic Lessonsby Peter Toohey

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Didactic Epic was enormously popular in the ancient world. It was used to teach Greeks and Romans technical and scientific subjects, but in verse. Epic Lessons shows how this scientific poetry was intended not just to instruct but also to entertain. Praise for its predecessor, Reading Epic 'Toohey's erudition makes the complexities and the strangeness... more...

  • Thinking Menby Lin Foxhall; John Salmon

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Thinking Men explores artistic and intellectual expression in the classical world as the self representation of man. It starts from the premise that the history of classical antiquity as the ancients tell it is a history of men. However, the focus of this volume is the creation, re-creation and iteration of that male self as presented in language,... more...

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

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 210.00

    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 volume seeks to provide insight into the discussion as well as stimulate further thought. more...

  • Götter und Helden der Griechenby Apollodoros; Kai Brodersen; Kai Brodersen; Kai Brodersen; Martin Hose; Thomas Baier

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2013; US$ 45.78

    In dieser faszinierenden Zusammenschau der griechischen Mythologie stellt Apollodor den griechischen Mythos von der Schöpfung der Welt bis hin zu den Taten der Heroen in einen erzählerischen Zusammenhang und reichert ihn durch Varianten an, die aus zahllosen und für uns heute verlorenen Werken der Poesie und Prosa stammen. Die Übersetzung beruht auf... more...

  • Innovations of Antiquityby Daniel L. Selden; Ralph Hexter

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • A Guide to Ancient Greek Dramaby Ian C. Storey; Arlene Allan

    Wiley 2013; US$ 48.95

    This newly updated second edition features wide-ranging, systematically organized scholarship in a concise introduction to ancient Greek drama, which flourished from the sixth to third century BC. Covers all three genres of ancient Greek drama – tragedy, comedy, and satyr-drama Surveys the extant work of Aeschylus, Sophokles, Euripides,... more...

  • A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forumby Dan Crompton

    Michael O'Mara 2013; US$ 2.99

    They say the old ones are the best, and this long-negelcted collection of jokes revived from the archives of Ancient Greece confirms that in some cases this is true, and in others it really isn't. A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum is the first commercial translation of Philogelos - a 1600-year-old collection of Greek jokes. From absurd... more...

  • The Door Ajarby Farouk F. Grewing; Benjamin Acosta-Hughes; Alexander Kirichenko

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2013; US$ 93.69

    When is "closure" in fact "false closure", the deceptive opposite of apparent conclusion or perfection? 2009 marked the twentieth anniversary of the publication of Don Fowler's seminal essay "First Thoughts on Closure: Problems and Prospects" (MD 22: 75-122), a work that contributed greatly to bringing about a broad reconsideration in Ancient literary... more...