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  • Demosthenis Orationesby M. R. Dilts

    OUP Oxford 2005; US$ 124.99

    This new edition corrects shortcomings of earlier editors by providing a text which incorporates neglected or unavailable material from Greek manuscripts, recently published papyri, and quotations from the orations by rhetoricians dating from antiquity through to the Byzantine period. All this information is presented in notes in Greek and Latin, which... more...

  • The Aeneidby Virgil; John Dryden

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 4.99 US$ 4.34

    Aeneas appears in The Illiad in vague snatches and starts as a traveling warrior of great piety who was loosely connected to the foundation of Rome. Virgil weaves these fragments into a powerful myth about the founding of Rome in The Aeneid . Aeneas travels from his native Troy to Italy then wages victorious war upon the Latins. more...

  • On Benefitsby Lucius Annaeus Seneca

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 4.99 US$ 4.34

    Lucius Annaeus Seneca, also known as Seneca, or Seneca the Younger, was a Roman Stoic philosopher, statesman and dramatist, who also acted as a tutor and adviser to emperor Nero. Seneca spoke of addressing life's issue through practical steps and considered it important that an individual faces their own mortality. more...

  • A Commentary on Horace: Odes Book IIIby R. G. M. Nisbet; Niall Rudd

    OUP Oxford 2004; US$ 82.99

    This Commentary takes critical account of recent writing on the Odes. It deals with detailed questions of interpretation, and shows how Horace combined the tact of a court-poet with a humane individualism, and how he wrote within a literary tradition without losing a highly personal voice. more...

  • Medeaby Euripides; Michael Collier; Georgia Machemer

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 7.99

    Euripides was one of the most popular and controversial of all the Greek tragedians, and his plays are marked by an independence of thought, ingenious dramatic devices, and a subtle variety of register and mood. Medea , is an excellent example of the prominence and complexity that Euripides gave to female characters. This new translation does full... more...

  • Kommentarby Joachim Latacz; René Nünlist; Magdalene Stoevesandt; Claude Brügger; Rudolf Führer; Fritz Graf; Irene de Jong; Michael Meier-Brügger; Sebastiaan van der Mije; Rolf Stucky; Jürgen von Ungern-Sternberg; Rudolf Wachter; Martin L. West

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 196.00

    The series was founded in 1896. it is dedicated to rare Greek and Latin texts together with translations and commentaries, as well as detailed introductions, so rendering them more accessible to a broader readership. Since 2000 the series has concentrated on "Homer's Iliad. A full commentary", presenting the text of the Iliad (by M. L. West),... more...

  • Gender and Communication in Euripides’ Playsby J.H. Kim On Chong-Gossard

    BRILL 2008; US$ 144.00

    In Greek tragedy, women constantly struggle to control language. This book shows how aspects of women's communication-song, silence and secret-keeping as female verbal genres, and the challenges of speaking out of place-constitute a decisive factor in Euripides' portrayal of gender. more...

  • Granddaughter of the Sunby Cecelia Eaton Luschnig

    BRILL 2007; US$ 144.00

    By looking at aspects of Medea that are largely overlooked in the criticism, this book aims at an open and multiple reading. It shows that stories presented in the drama of 5th century Athens are not unrelated to human beings who actually exist. more...

  • Plato. Ion Or: On the Iliadby Albert Rijksbaron

    BRILL 2007; US$ 147.00

    This book presents a revised text of Plato's Ion, with full apparatus criticus, and an extensive commentary, with a linguistic orientation. Linguistic considerations are also the leading principle in the choice of one MS reading rather than another. Special attention is paid to questions of punctuation. more...

  • Index of Verb Forms in Thucydidesby

    BRILL 2007; US$ 115.00

    In providing easy access to the verb system in Thucydides, this index is an invaluable tool for researching the semantics of the verb system in Ancient Greek, on matters of lexicography or morphology, and of aspect/tense, mood and voice. more...