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  • Plinius und seine Klassikerby Katrin Schwerdtner

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 154.00

    This volume offers a systematic study of the use of literary quotations in Pliny?s letters. By looking at exemplary quotations from Homer and Virgil, the author shows how Pliny uses quotations as a literary device to appeal to the intellectual background of his contemporary readership. more...

  • Aeneisby Vergil; Niklas Holzberg

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 98.00

    Vergil?s Aeneid is one of the greatest works of world literature. Published around 18 BCE, this epic poem narrates the mythical antecedents of the foundation of Rome. The translation is in verses ? in hexameter as the original version? but, leaving behind the classicistic tradition, uses contemporary German to render the Latin text.... more...

  • Euripides and the Politics of Formby Victoria Wohl

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 39.95

    How can we make sense of the innovative structure of Euripidean drama? And what political role did tragedy play in the democracy of classical Athens? These questions are usually considered to be mutually exclusive, but this book shows that they can only be properly answered together. Providing a new approach to the aesthetics and politics of Greek... more...

  • Ancient Greek Verb-Initial Compoundsby Olga Tribulato

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 182.00

    This book provides a study of the diachronic development of compounds with a verbal first constituent in Ancient Greek. Based on an unprecedentedly comprehensive corpus of such compounds, it offers detailed treatments of their origins, structure and place within the Greek compound system, as well as in-depth and up-to-date introductions... more...

  • Vergil´s Political Commentaryby Leendert Weeda

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 0.00

    Vergil?s commentary on political issues is discussed after analyzing the whole of the poet?s work. His political engagement ? noticeable in much of his work, is clear. The new notion of the functional model, which the poet often used when making a political statement is introduced. New interpretations of a number of the Eclogues and passages... more...

  • A Reading of Lucretius' De Rerum Naturaby Lee Fratantuono

    Lexington Books 2015; US$ 139.99

    This book offers a comprehensive commentary on Lucretius' De Rerum Natura, the earliest surviving full scale epic poem from ancient Rome. more...

  • Was bedeutet Ordnung - was ordnet Bedeutung?by Christian David Haß; Eva Marie Noller

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 0.00

    What does order mean - what orders meaning? These are at once elementary and complex questions for the theoretical and praxeological self-definition of the textual and visual sciences. The collected essays in this volume seek answers from a wide variety of disciplinary and methodological perspectives in relation to both ancient and modern... more...

  • Panegyrici Latiniby Panegyrici Panegyrici Latini; Thomas Baier; Brigitte Müller-Rettig; Kai Brodersen; Martin Hose

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2015; US$ 114.48

    Zu der Sammlung der so genannten ?Panegyrici latini? oder ?Lobreden auf römische Kaiser? gehören mehrere Reden auf Kaiser Konstantin den Großen, die vermutlich in den Jahren 307 bis 311 in Trier gehalten wurden. Sie enthalten keineswegs nur übertreibendes, inhaltsleeres Herrscherlob: Die jeweiligen Redner konnten mit den Mitteln des Hofzeremoniells... more...

  • Historienby Tacitus; Kai Brodersen; Alfons Städele; Martin Hose; Thomas Baier

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2015; US$ 114.48

    Cornelius Tacitus (ca. 55?120 n. Chr.) ist der bedeutendste antike Geschichtsschreiber. In seinen Historien schildert er die Geschichte des Römischen Reiches zwischen den Jahren 69 und 96 n. Chr., die Zeit der Flavier. Ursprünglich umfasste dieses Werk 14 Bücher. Heute sind davon lediglich die Bücher I bis IV sowie der Anfang von Buch V erhalten. Tacitus... more...

  • Komödienby Martin Hose; Thomas Baier

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2015; US$ 137.39

    Menander (342/341?293/292 v. Chr.) ist der bedeutendste Dichter der Neuen Komödie. Gemeinsam mit dem Philosophen Epikur war er Ephebe in Athen; er studierte bei Theophrast und war mit Demetrios von Phaleron befreundet. Von seinen über 100 Komödien sind die Titel von 96 Stücken überliefert. Der Chor spielt nur noch eine Nebenrolle mit musikalischen... more...