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

    University of Delaware 2011; US$ 89.99

    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$ 196.00

    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. The current... more...

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

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 196.00

    Callimachus? Hekale is one of the most famous short epics of Greek literature and was highly regarded as such in antiquity. This study addresses the question of whether and to what extent the Hekale is related to the Homeric epics, and especially the Odyssey. The ensuing conclusions show that the Odyssey exerted a strong influence on the diction, character... more...

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

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 168.00

    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. This book... more...

  • The "Homeric Hymn to Hermes"by Athanassios Vergados

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 182.00

    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 place of composition,... more...

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

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 154.00

    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 of the Panchaian... more...

  • A - Dby

    De Gruyter 1982; US$ 419.00

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

  • 101 Ways to Win an Electionby Mark Pack; Edward Maxfield

    Biteback Publishing 2012; US$ 16.03

    In politics there are no prizes for second place. Packed with advice and practical examples, this guide reveals the insider secrets and skills you need to make sure you?re a winner on election day. In easily digestible bite-sized chapters, seasoned campaign professionals Mark Pack and Edward Maxfield share successful tactics from around the globe... more...

  • Abusive Mouths in Classical Athensby Nancy Worman

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 43.00

    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...