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  • The Complete Euripides, Volume IIIby Euripides; Peter Burian; Alan Shapiro

    Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 8.99

    Based on the conviction that only translators who write poetry themselves can properly re-create the celebrated and timeless tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides, the Greek Tragedy in New Translations offers new translations that go beyond the literal meaning of the Greek in order to evoke the poetry of the originals. Collected here for... more...

  • Odyssea Homeri a Francisco Griffolino Aretino in Latinum translataby Christina Meckelnborg; Bernd Schneider

    BRILL 2011; US$ 176.00

    This edition offers a critical text of the Latin prose translation of the Odyssey of Homer, made in about 1462 by Francesco Griffolini at the behest of Pope Pius II. The comprehensive introduction provides information about the life and work of the author, examines his method of translation and clarifies the manuscript transmission of the text. more...

  • The Play of Texts and Fragmentsby J.C.R. Cousland; James Hume

    BRILL 2009; US$ 221.00

    This volumea (TM)s thirty-two contributions by major Euripidean scholars offer incisive treatments of many of Euripides' extant plays and their influence, as well as seminal examinations of a number of Euripidesa (TM) fragmentary plays. more...

  • The Republicby Benjamin Jowett

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 4.95

    The Republic is Plato's most famous work and one of the seminal texts of Western philosophy and politics. The characters in this Socratic dialogue - including Socrates himself - discuss whether the just or unjust man is happier. They are the philosopher-kings of imagined cities and they also discuss the nature of philosophy and the soul among other... more...

  • The "Homeric Hymn to Hermes"by Athanassios Vergados

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 196.00

    This volume offers a detailed philological commentary on the longest of the Homeric Hymns. The commentary is preceded by a lengthy introduction addressing the Hymn?s ideas on poetry and music, its humorous aspects, the poem?s relation to the rest of archaic hexameter literature, its reception in later literature, its structure, date and... more...

  • Academicaby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This booktable of contents linked to every part. ******************. more...

  • Aliter loqueris, aliter uiuisby Jan W. Beck

    Edition Ruprecht 2011; US$ 19.78

    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...

  • Antigoneby Sophocles

    Ivan R. Dee 1998; US$ 8.99

    One of the greatest, most moving of all tragedies, Antigone continues to have meaning for us because of its depiction of the struggle between individual conscience and state policy, and its delicate probing of the nature of human suffering. Plays for Performance Series. more...

  • Antigone (NHB Modern Plays)by Sophocles; Owen McCafferty

    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...

  • Antike mit Bissby Cornelius Hartz

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2014; US$ 34.33

    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...