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  • Aristarch, Aristophanes Byzantios, Demetrios Ixion, Zenodotby Helmut van Thiel

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 839.00

    For the first time, the Alexandrine fragments on the Iliad have been systematically compiled and newly edited with a commentary, and unlike all earlier editions, special attention has been given to their transmitted form. Van Thiel?s innovative view of the ancient Ekdoseis as working copies and his systematic consideration of the D-scholia make this... more...

  • Aliter loqueris, aliter uiuisby Jan W. Beck

    Edition Ruprecht 2011; US$ 24.18

    Ausgehend von der Taciteischen imago vitae suae als bleibendes Vermächtnis Senecas und der dazu in schärfstem Widerspruch stehenden antiken Kritik erfolgt eine Bewertung von Senecas Leben und Leistung, die in differenzierter Betrachtung vier Phasen seiner persönlichen wie philosophischen Entwicklung beschreibt. In einem Anhang ist auch die antike Stilkritik... more...

  • Two Crafty Jackalsby Elizabeth Laird; Sadiqi Beg

    Aga Khan Museum 2014; US$ 9.95

    Two Crafty Jackals is a series of nested tales within tales illustrating examples of right or wrong behaviour that lead to good or bad results. Dimnah the jackal seeks to destroy the friendship between the King of Lions and Shanzabeh the bull out of jealousy and then must face the consequences. more...

  • Dionysus Resurrectedby Erika Fischer-Lichte

    Wiley 2013; US$ 94.95

    Dionysus Resurrected analyzes the global resurgence since the late 1960s of Euripides’ The Bacchae . By analyzing and contextualizing these modern day performances, the author reveals striking parallels between transformational events taking place during the era of the play’s revival and events within the play itself. Puts forward... more...

  • Recapturing Sophocles' Antigoneby William Blake Tyrrell; Larry J. Bennett

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1998; US$ 32.99

    In this book, Wm. Blake Tyrrell and Larry J. Bennett examine Sophocles' Antigone in the context of its setting in fifth-century Athens. The authors attempt to create an interpretive environment that is true to the issues and interests of fifth-century Athenians, as opposed to those of modern scholars and philosophers. As they contextualize the play... more...

  • Plautus in Performanceby Niall W. Slater

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 126.00

    First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Homer lesenby Herbert Bannert

    frommann-holzboog Verlag 2010; US$ 46.06

    Mit den zeitlosen Geschichten um den Zorn Achills und der ungewissen Heimkehr des Odysseus in >Ilias Odyssee »Bannert lesen. Danach braucht es den sanften Imperativ seines Buchtitels nicht mehr, dann liest man den Homer von selbst.« Johann Schloemann, Süddeutsche Zeitung   Reihe Legenda - Band 6 more...

  • Ilias und Odysseeby Homer; Anja Grebe

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 63.63

    "Ilias" und "Odyssee" haben zahlreiche Künstler zu bildlichen Nachschöpfungen inspiriert. Nur wenige haben sich jedoch an umfangreichere Zyklen gewagt. Zu diesen zählt der englische Bildhauer und Zeichner John Flaxman (1755-1826), der 1793 eine der außergewöhnlichsten Bildfolgen zu Homers Epen schuf. Seine Umrisszeichnungen erinnern... more...

  • Antike mit Bissby Cornelius Hartz

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2014; US$ 13.87

    Vampire, Hexen, Werwölfe ? schon in der Literatur der Antike trieben diese Gestalten ihr Unwesen und sorgten für Furcht und Schrecken. So berichtet Horaz von dem Ritualmord an einem Jungen, aus dem Hexen einen Liebestrank brauen wollen oder Ovid erzählt von unfreiwilligem Kannibalismus ? eine der grausamsten Erzählung in der antiken Mythologie überhaupt.... more...

  • Homeric Hymnsby Diane J. Rayor

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 24.95

    The Homeric Hymns have survived for two and a half millennia because of their captivating stories, beautiful language, and religious significance. Well before the advent of writing in Greece, they were performed by traveling bards at religious events, competitions, banquets, and festivals. These thirty-four poems invoking and celebrating the gods... more...