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  • Aristoteles: Poetikby Otfried Höffe

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 35.00

    Aristoteles? Schrift "Über die Dichtkunst" ("Peri poiêtikês") ist trotz ihrer Kürze einer der wirkungsmächtigsten Texte ihrer Art und fraglos das erste Werk, das seinem Gegenstand eine eigene Abhandlung widmet. Sie untersucht auf systematische Weise das Wesen der Dichtung und ihre Gattungen, vor allem die Tragödie, aber auch das Epos und, wenngleich... more...

  • Staat der Athenerby Mortimer Chambers

    De Gruyter 1990; US$ 126.00

    Mit dem "Staat der Athener" liegt ein bedeutender Text für die Untersuchung der politischen Theorie des Aristoteles vor, der zugleich ein wichtiges Quellwerk der athenischen Geschichte ist. Dieses wohl wichtigste Stück der Sammlung von 158 "Staatsverfassungen" des Aristoteles ist durch einen 1891 publizierten Papyrusfund wieder ans Licht... more...

  • Magna Moraliaby Franz Dirlmeier

    De Gruyter 1983; US$ 112.00

    Mit diesem Band liegt neben der Nikomachischen und der Eudemischen die dritte Version der Ethik des Aristoteles vor. Im Unterschied zu den beiden anderen Ethiken geht es hier um eine Tugend- und Güterlehre, nicht um ein umfassendes Konzept einer Eudämonie. Über die zeitliche Reihenfolge der ethischen Texte des Aristoteles besteht bisher... more...

  • Madness Unchainedby Lee Fratantuono

    Lexington Books 2007; US$ 47.99

    The book aims at providing a coherent guide to the entirety of Virgil's Aeneid, with analysis of every scene and, in some cases, every line of crucial passages. The book tries to provide a guide to the vast bibliography and scholarly apparatus that has grown around Virgil studies (especially over the past century), and to offer some critical study... more...

  • Aristarch, Aristophanes Byzantios, Demetrios Ixion, Zenodotby Helmut van Thiel

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 881.00

    For the first time, the Alexandrine fragments on the Iliad have been systematically compiled and newly edited with a commentary, and unlike all earlier editions, special attention has been given to their transmitted form. Van Thiel?s innovative view of the ancient Ekdoseis as working copies and his systematic consideration of the D-scholia... more...

  • Pseudo-Euripides, "Rhesus"by Almut Fries

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 224.00

    The pseudo-Euripidean Rhesus is the only extant Greek tragedy based on an episode from Homer?s Iliad and a unique witness for the history of the genre in the 4 th century BC. This new edition, with introduction and commentary, discusses textual problems, language, metre and dramaturgy as well as the mythological and literary-historical... more...

  • Studien zur Originalität der römischen Tragödieby Eckard Lefèvre

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 196.00

    The collected papers in this volume, many of them previously unpublished, demonstrate the politcial character of Roman tragedy and show that, during the Imperial period, panegyrics often shifted to opposition. more...

  • Homers Iliasby Joachim Latacz; Thierry Greub; Krystyna Greub-Fracz; Arbogast Schmitt

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 196.00

    Homer?s Iliad has influenced European literature and art to this day. In the last 30 years, researchers have made significant progress in illuminating this epic. In this study, a leading Homer scholar engages in dialogue with the international research community to reflect on today?s most significant questions, among them the Iliad?s origins,... more...

  • Dionysus Resurrectedby Erika Fischer-Lichte

    Wiley 2013; US$ 100.95 US$ 87.49

    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...

  • Recapturing Sophocles' Antigoneby William Blake Tyrrell; Larry J. Bennett

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1998; US$ 38.99

    In this book, Wm. Blake Tyrrell and Larry J. Bennett examine Sophocles' Antigone in the context of its setting in fifth-century Athens. The authors attempt to create an interpretive environment that is true to the issues and interests of fifth-century Athenians, as opposed to those of modern scholars and philosophers. As they contextualize the play... more...