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  • Seneca als Theologeby Susanna E. Fischer

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 196.00

    The relationship between "Seneca philosophus" and "Seneca tragicus" is still fundamental to any interpretation of his tragedies. The author focuses on this problem within the field of theology. She analyses Seneca's understanding of providentia, and thus the question of theodicy, in his philosophical writings and plays, as well as his view of fatum... more...

  • Virgil, Aeneid 2by Nicholas Horsfall

    BRILL 2008; US$ 258.00

    Offers introduction, text and translation, commentary and indices to 'Aeneid 2'. This book discusses the controversial Helen-episode (spurious), matters of linguistic and textual interpretation,, metre, prosody, grammar, lexicon and idiom, as well as Virgil's sources and the literary tradition in which he writes. more...

  • The Ironic Defense of Socratesby David M. Leibowitz

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 22.00

    Arrives at a controversial interpretation of Plato's Apology of Socrates by focusing on the meaning and extent of Socratic and Platonic irony. more...

  • Letters of Ciceroby Marcus Tullius Cicero

    ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 3.99

    The letters of Cicero are of a very mixed character. Many sides of Cicero's life, other than the political, are reflected in these letters. The period covered by them is one of the most interesting and momentous in world history. more...

  • Aristotleby Aristotle; G. E. R. Lloyd

    Cambridge University Press 1968; US$ 36.00

    This is a concise and lucid account of the work of Aristotle. more...

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

    Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 11.99

    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 series offers new translations that go beyond the literal meaning of the Greek in order to evoke the poetry of the originals. This volume... more...

  • Defence Speechesby Cicero

    Oxford University Press, UK 2001; US$ 8.99

    This volume presents five of Cicero's most famous defence speeches: of Roscius, accused of murder; of Murena, accused of bribery; of Archias, on a citizenship charge; of Caelius, accused of violence; and of Milo, accused of murdering Cicero's hated enemy Clodius. These new translations achieve new standards of accuracy and introductions and... more...

  • Divine Talkby Gunther Martin

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 134.99

    Gunther Martin examines the references to religion in the speeches of Demosthenes and other Athenian orators in the 4th century BC. In Part I he demonstrates the role religion plays in the rhetorical strategy of speeches in political trials: his main argument is that speakers had to be consistent in their approach to religion throughout their career.... more...

  • Three Playsby Euripides

    Penguin Books Ltd 2005; Not Available

    One of the greatest playwrights of Ancient Greece, the works of Euripides (484-406 BC) were revolutionary in their depiction of tragic events caused by flawed humanity, and in their use of the gods as symbols of human nature. The three plays in this collection show his abilities as the sceptical questioner of his age. Alcestis, an early drama, tells... more...