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- The Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 159.95
This work is a study of the Greek Article in the Pauline Corpus, focusing especially on the letter to the Romans. The history of development as a demonstrative and relative pronoun is traced from the Mycenaean period to its occurrence in Homer and in subsequent Greek writers. more...
- Princeton University Press 2002; US$ 75.00
When Crusader armies on their way to the Holy Land attacked Jewish communities in the Rhine Valley, many Jews chose suicide over death at the hands of Christian mobs. With their defiant deaths, the medieval Jewish martyr was born. With the literary commemoration of the victims, Jewish martyrology followed. Beautiful Death examines the evolution... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95
Bede (c. 673?735) was the leading intellectual figure of the Anglo-Saxon Church, and his writings had a profound influence on the development of English Christian thought. Among the many issues he wrote about, eschatology ? the study of the day of judgment and the end of time ? was a recurring theme. Whilst recent research has furthered our knowledge... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00
This volume examines Heyne?s wide range of activities between 1765 and 1812 at the University of Göttingen and the Göttingen Academy of Sciences and Humanities, including his many academic papers in classical philology, ancient history, and classical archeology; his efforts to promote the teaching of ancient languages in schools; and his... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 105.00
Through extended readings of English, French, and Italian writers of the Thirteenth and Fourteenth centuries, Claustrophilia shows that medieval enclosures actually make room for desires and communities that a poetics of pure openness would exclude. more...
- University of Chicago Press 2007; US$ 30.00
Renaissance writer Laura Cereta (1469?1499) presents feminist issues in a predominantly male venue?the humanist autobiography in the form of personal letters. Cereta's works circulated widely in Italy during the early modern era, but her complete letters have never before been published in English. In her public lectures and essays, Cereta explores... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2005; US$ 60.00
Covert Gestures reveals how the traditional Islamic narratives of the moriscos both shaped and encoded a wide range of covert social activity characterized by a profound and persistent concern with time and temporality. Using a unique blend of literary analysis, linguistic anthropology, and phenomenological philosophy, Vincent Barletta explores the... more...