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- The Edwin Mellen Press 2014; US$ 159.95
This unique and fresh interpretation of an enigmatic classic provides a better understanding of the plays religious and political undertones with an innovative and focused examination which proposes an earlier recognition than previously assumed of the whole truth by Jocasta. This will become an indispensable reference book for Classical scholars... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 154.00
Plautine Trends brings together experts on Roman comedy in a collective volume, focusing on key issues of modern Plautine research: Plautus?s Greek models vs. Romanization, generic self-awareness vs. interactive innovation, comic staging, metatheatrical aspects, as well as questions of language, structure, socio-historical and philosophical... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 67.53
Das Bellum Alexandrinum beschreibt die Ereignisse des römischen Bürgerkriegs zwischen 49 und 47 v.Chr. und berichtet von Caesars Aufenthalt im ägyptischen Alexandria und seiner Auseinandersetzung mit Ptolemaios XIII. Die beiden Autoren widmen sich in diesem Buch vor allem den bisher weitgehend unerforschten Aspekten der literarischen Technik sowie... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 35.00
The study of Homeric imitations in Vergil has one of the longest traditions in Western culture, starting from the very moment the Aeneid was circulated. Homeric Effects in Vergil?s Narrative is the first English translation of one of the most important and influential modern studies in this tradition. In this revised and expanded edition, Alessandro... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 11.95
B.C. 495: Birth of Sophocles 480: Chosen to lead the chorus celebrating the Greet victory over Persia at Salamis 468: Production of the lost Triptolemus; defeats Aeschylus in the dramatic festival ?: Production of Antigone 440: Appointed general, serves on expedition against the island of Samos ?: Production of The Women of Trachis 431:... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2013; US$ 14.95
Widely revered as the father of Western literature, Homer was the author of The Iliad and The Odyssey, the epic poems which immortalized such names as Cyclops, Menelaus, and Achilles, and inspired such films as the Brad Pitt blockbuster Troy. In this vivid introduction, Elton Barker and Joel Christensen celebrate the complexity, innovation and sheer... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 14.57
A muscular version of Sophocles' timeless masterpiece, offering a profound reflection on the nature of power, democracy and human rights. The war has ended, but with peace comes conflict. Antigone?s brother Polyneices lies on the battlefield where he fell, his burial outlawed by Creon, the new king of Thebes. Should Antigone obey Creon, or must... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2014; US$ 13.00
This new translation of The Bacchae? that strange blend of Aeschylean grandeur and Euripidean finesse?is an attempt to reproduce for the American stage the play as it most probably was when new and unmutilated in 406 B.C. The achievement of this aim involves a restoration of the "great lacuna" at the climax and the discovery of several primary stage... more...