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- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 210.00
This study reconstructs the histories of ten German classicists who lost their jobs in Nazi Germany and who later built new lives for themselves despite great adversity: M. Bieber, K. Lehmann-Hartleben, E.Jastrow, O. Brendel, K. von Fritz, E. Kapp, P. O. Kristeller, E. Abrahamsohn, E. M. Manasse, and P. Friedländer. In preparing the book, the author... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 99.00
Text with facing translation of two important Old English texts. more...
- The Lutterworth Press 2009; US$ 57.00
Drawing from his long teaching experience, Gerald Stevens has successfully produced a comprehensive and clear Biblical Greek grammar for beginners and students of the New Testament. The book presents a practical format for learning, with full indexes and a number of illustrations. Exercises are included within the text, and the answer key is followed... more...
- The Lutterworth Press 2009; US$ 57.00
New Testament Greek Intermediate is the companion volume to New Testament Greek Primer. The Intermediate text reviews grammar, expands vocabulary, and exposes the student to more New Testament context. The grammar review will help consolidate the student's knowledge by deepening the discussion, adding more illustrative paradigms and introducing... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 40.00
A contemporary of Giordano Bruno and Galileo, Tommaso Campanella (1568–1639) was a controversial philosopher, theologian, astrologer, and poet who was persecuted during the Inquisition and spent much of his adult life imprisoned because of his heterodox views. He is best known today for two works: The City of the Sun , a dialogue inspired... 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... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 16.00
A fiercely independent thinker, colorful storyteller, and spirited teacher, David Grene devoted his life to two things: farming, which he began as a boy in Ireland and continued into old age; and classics, which he taught for several decades that culminated in his translating and editing, with Richmond Lattimore, of The Complete Greek Tragedies... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 32.00
By turns wickedly funny and profoundly illuminating, Encounters and Reflections presents a captivating and unconventional portrait of the life and works of Seth Benardete. One of the leading scholars of ancient thought, Benardete here reflects on both the people he knew and the topics that fascinated him throughout his career in a series of candid,... more...
- Princeton University Press 2002; US$ 67.50
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...
- Traugott Bautz 2010; US$ 17.66
Der Thüringer Friedenspfarrer Ernst Böhme (1862-1941) gehörte zu den wichtigsten Friedenspfarrern des Kaiserreichs. Dies ist das erste Buch über den überwiegend unbekannten Friedenstheologen aus Jena. Das Lesebuch vermittelt anhand von Quellen einen anschaulichen Einblick in sein Friedensengagement und sein Friedensdenken.Von 1894 bis 1920 bezog Böhme... more...