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  • On the Nature of the Universeby Lucretius; Ronald Melville; Don Fowler

    Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 8.95

    `Therefore this terror and darkness of the mind Not by the sun's rays, nor the bright shafts of day, Must be dispersed, as is most necessary, But by the face of nature and her laws.' Lucretius' poem On the Nature of the Universe combines a scientific and philosophical treatise with some of the greatest poetry ever written. With intense... more...

  • Aesop's Fablesby Aesop; Laura Gibbs

    Oxford University Press, UK 2002; US$ 8.99

    This new translation is the first to represent all the main fable collections in ancient Latin and Greek derived from the legendary Aesop, arranged according to the fables' contents and themes. It includes 600 fables, many of which come from sources never before translated into English. - ;'The story goes that a sow who had delivered a whole... more...

  • Pro/MECHANICA® verstehen lernenby Paul Kloninger

    Springer 2012; US$ 59.99

    In dem Band wird die Vorgehensweise unter dem Finite-Elemente-Programm Pro/MECHANICA anhand von anschaulichen Beispielen erl utert. Leser lernen die wesentlichen Merkmale kennen: Aufbau des FEM-Modells, Analysen, Konvergenzmethoden, Ergebnisauswertung. Alle Aufgaben werden Schritt f r Schritt erkl rt und sind mit Screenshots illustriert. Die 2. Auflage... more...

  • The "Homeric Hymn to Hermes"by Athanassios Vergados

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 182.00

    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 place of composition,... more...

  • Omero e i suoi oratoriby Stefano Dentice di Accadia Ammone

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 168.00

    The birth of rhetoric istraced back to the 5th century B.C.E., when the first theoretical treatises on rhetoric were drafted. As early as in the speeches of the Iliad however, one canrecognize a deliberate and thoughtful use of refined rhetorical techniques, although these techniques were only codified at a much later date. The Homeric orators thus... more...

  • Die Wiedergeburt der griechischen Tragödie auf der Bühne des 19. Jahrhundertsby Susanne Boetius

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 168.00

    The Potsdam performance of Sophocles' »Antigone« in 1841 was an event of historic significance tantamount to a renaissance of Greek tragedy in the German theatre. In terms of the performing version used, the incidental music, and the stage architecture, Ludwig Tieck (1773-1853) and Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy (1809-1847) explored avenues that were... more...

  • Bucólicasby Virgilio

    Edhasa 1753; US$ 6.13

    Las Bucólicas (o Églogas) no constituyen únicamente una colección de poemas, sino un poema total en sí mismo, cuidadosamente estructurado en un esquema simétrico. En boca de sus pastores, personajes cultos y refinados que desentonan con lo rústico del fondo, el poeta aborda temas tan variados como la poesía, la música, la belleza, la naturaleza, la... more...

  • P. Ovidii Nasonis "Epistula ex Ponto" III 1by Beatrice Larosa

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 112.00

    The Epistula ex Ponto III 1 sums up the leitmotives of Ovid?s poetry of exile. This linguistic-philological commentary reveals intertextual connections with the author?s other writings, with the previous Latin love poetry as well as with the ways of Ciceronian and Horatian decorum. more...

  • Zweite Analytikby Aristoteles; Wolfgang Detel

    Felix Meiner Verlag 2011; US$ 40.33

    Hauptbeschreibung Die "Zweite Analytik" ("Analytica Posteriora"), enstanden im 4. Jhdt. v. Chr.,gehört zu den esoterischen Schriften des Aristoteles und präsentiert seine Wissenschaftstheorie, die eine Theorie des Wissens einschließt. Untersucht wird hier die Frage, was Wissenschaft sei und wie sie möglich werde. Von zentraler Bedeutung ist für... more...