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  • "Arms, and the Man I sing . . ."by Arvid Løsnes

    University of Delaware Press 2011; US$ 94.99

    This study referred to as a "preface" is given this designation because its basic aim is not to offer an up-to-date overall assessment of Dryden's translation of Virgil's Æneid but, rather, to provide a relevant basis for such an assessment ?thus allowing for a wide range of readership. The relevance of this approach rests on two basic premises:... more...

  • "Ars corrigendi" in der frühen Neuzeitby Klara Vanek

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 167.50

    Under the maxim Ars corrigendi , it was discussed in the Early Modern period how authentic versions of texts could be extracted from ancient literature, as the texts in the manuscripts had been affected by many slips of the pen and other editorial revisions which they had endured on their long journey of tradition during the Middle Ages.... more...

  • "Kleine Leute" und große Helden in Homers Odyssee und Kallimachos' Hekaleby Marios Skempis

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 178.67

    Dieses Buch beschäftigt sich mit dem bisher wenig behandelten Verhältnis des Kleinepos Hekale des hellenistischen Dichters Kallimachos zur homerischen Odyssee. Es zeigt sich, dass die Odyssee Sprache, Figurenkonstellation und Struktur der Handlung der Hekale beeinflusste. Der Autor dokumentiert die Anklänge und Anleihen, die Kallimachos... more...

  • The "Homeric Hymn to Aphrodite" and Related Textsby S. Douglas Olson

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 156.33

    The Homeric Hymn to Aphrodite (600s BCE?) tells the story of a brief encounter between the goddess of love and the cowherd Anchises, which led to the birth of the Trojan hero Aeneas. Less than 300 lines long, it is among the shortest of the so-called ?major Homeric Hymns?, but is nonetheless richly and beautifully conceived and narrated.... more...

  • The "Homeric Hymn to Hermes"by Athanassios Vergados

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 167.50

    This volume offers a detailed philological commentary on the longest of the Homeric Hymns. The commentary is preceded by a lengthy introduction addressing the Hymn?s ideas on poetry and music, its humorous aspects, the poem?s relation to the rest of archaic hexameter literature, its reception in later literature, its structure, date and... more...

  • The "Sacred History" of Euhemerus of Messeneby Marek Winiarczyk

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 145.16

    This is a comprehensive study of the life and work of Euhemerus. His utopian novel describes the travel to the island Panchaia. According to Euhemerus, in the temple of Zeus Triphylius there was a stele which presented the Olympian gods as deified kings. Winiarczyk?s book studies the sources of the theological views and of the description... more...

  • A - Dby Photius; Christos Theodoridis

    De Gruyter 1982; US$ 345.17

    Photii Patriarchae Lexicon: A-D: Vol 1. more...

  • Abusive Mouths in Classical Athensby Nancy Worman

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 44.00 US$ 36.08

    A fascinating study examining the imagery of the mouth in classical Athenian invective. more...

  • Academicaby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This booktable of contents linked to every part. ******************. more...

  • Active Perception in the History of Philosophyby José Filipe Silva; Mikko Yrjönsuuri

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 129.00

    The aim of the present work is to show the roots of the conception of perception as an active process, tracing the history of its development from Plato to modern philosophy. The contributors inquire into what activity is taken to mean in different theories, challenging traditional historical accounts of perception that stress the passivity of percipients... more...