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  • Die philippischen Reden / Philippicaby Cicero; Rainer Nickel; Manfred Fuhrmann

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 98.00

    Cicero kämpfte sein Leben lang für die Erhaltung der römischen Republik (res publica), Recht und Gerechtigkeit sowie die freie politische Auseinandersetzung im Senat und vor der Volksversammlung. In seinen vierzehn Philippischen Reden greift er so den Konsul Antonius und seine zweifelhafte Amtsführung an. Die Ziele und Methoden der Akteure auf der... more...

  • Dionysus Resurrectedby Erika Fischer-Lichte

    Wiley 2013; US$ 97.95

    Dionysus Resurrected analyzes the global resurgence since the late 1960s of Euripides’ The Bacchae . By analyzing and contextualizing these modern day performances, the author reveals striking parallels between transformational events taking place during the era of the play’s revival and events within the play itself. Puts forward... 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...

  • Epigramme. Gesamtausgabeby Martial; Paul Barié; Winfried Schindler

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.00

    Ohne Martial lässt sich die Gesellschaft der römischen Kaiserzeit nicht verstehen. Seine Epigramme bilden ein Sittengemälde des antiken Großstadtlebens in allen seinen Facetten. ?Nach Mensch schmeckt jede Seite von mir" (hominem pagina nostra sapit). Die zweisprachige Gesamtausgabe versucht erstmals in einer deutschen Prosaübersetzung die Gedankenbewegung... more...

  • Euripides' "Alcestis"by Andreas Markantonatos

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 119.00

    This unique volume is an accessible yet in-depth narratological study of Euripides? Alcestis .It contextualizes the play in terms of its reception by the original audience, locating the intricate narrative tropes of the plot in the dynamics of fifth-century Athenian mythology and religion. It will reward readers interested in Greek literature... more...

  • Gedanken über Tod und Unsterblickkeitby M. Tullius Cicero; Klaus Reich; Hans Günter Zekl; Klaus Bringmann

    Felix Meiner Verlag 2015; US$ 30.72

    Diese zweisprachige Studienausgabe enthält das erste Buch der Tusculanae disputationes, ergänzt durch die Traumvision Scipios aus De re publica und die Schrift Cato maior de senectute. Gegenstand der Überlegungen Ciceros in allen drei Texten ist das Fortleben des Menschen oder der Seele nach dem Tode. Während in Scipios Wunschtraum der Genuß des vollkommenen,... more...

  • Generi lirico-corali nella produzione drammatica di Sofocleby Andrea Rodighiero

    Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 55.35

    Quale rapporto esiste tra i generi lirici e le tragedie di Sofocle? Per quali vie si innestano nelle sezioni cantate dei suoi drammi le forme e gli stili dell'inno, dei peani, dei ditirambi, degli iporchemi, e come vengono rese certe 'atmosfere da epinicio'? Il fine dell'indagine che qui si propone è quello di gettare luce sulla stretta relazione che... more...

  • Gorgiasby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. ******************. Gorgias is an important Socratic Dialogue in which Plato sets the rhetorician, whose specialty is persuasion, in opposition to the philosopher, whose specialty is dissuasion, or refutation. The art of persuasion was necessary for political and legal... more...

  • A Handbook to the Reception of Ovidby John F. Miller; Carole E. Newlands

    Wiley 2014; US$ 195.00

    A Handbook to the Reception of Ovid presents more than 30 original essays written by leading scholars revealing the rich diversity of critical engagement with Ovid?s poetry that spans the Western tradition from antiquity to the present day.  Offers innovative perspectives on Ovid?s poetry and its reception from antiquity to the present day ... more...

  • Himnosby Gonzalo deBerceo

    Linkgua 2012; US$ 2.85

    Berceo tradujo tres himnos del latín: se considera que los dos primeros provienen de la época carolingia: el Veni Creator Spiritus pleno de dulçe lumne, dedicado al Espíritu Santo, y Ave Sancta María estrella de la mar, atribuido a san Bernardo o a Fulberto de Chartres y que gira en torno a la idea de María, comomadre universal; y el tercero,Tu Christe... more...