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  • Vergil´s Political Commentaryby Leendert Weeda

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 0.00

    Vergil?s commentary on political issues is discussed after analyzing the whole of the poet?s work. His political engagement ? noticeable in much of his work, is clear. The new notion of the functional model, which the poet often used when making a political statement is introduced. New interpretations of a number of the Eclogues and passages... more...

  • The Iliadby Homer

    University of California Press 2015; US$ 16.95

    One of the oldest extant works of Western literature, the Iliad is a timeless epic poem of great warriors trapped between their own heroic pride and the arbitrary, often vicious decisions of fate and the gods. Renowned scholar and acclaimed translator Peter Green captures the Iliad in all its surging thunder for a new generation of readers. Featuring... more...

  • Sophocles and Alcibiadesby Michael Vickers

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Literary historians have long held the view that the plays of the Greek dramatist, Sophocles deal purely with archetypes of the heroic past and that any resemblance to contemporary events or individuals is purely coincidental. In this book, Michael Vickers challenges this view and argues that Sophocles makes regular and extensive allusion to Athenian... more...

  • Narcissus and the Invention of Personal Historyby Kenneth J. Knoespel

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    Originally published in 1985. This investigation of Ovid?s fable takes a different tack to previous studies of the love lyric or the themes but looks at the creation of narrative strategies to explain Narcissus? experience. The story has always been understood as literally impossible but invites readers to ask what is meant by the puzzling tale of... more...

  • Cento Vergilianusby Faltonia Betitia Proba; Alessia Fassina; Carlo M. Lucarini

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 84.00

    Die Bibliotheca Teubneriana , gegründet 1849, ist die weltweit älteste, traditionsreichste und umfangreichste Editionsreihe griechischer und lateinischer Literatur von der Antike bis zur Neuzeit. Pro Jahr erscheinen 4-5 neue Editionen. Sämtliche Ausgaben werden durch eine lateinische Praefatio ergänzt. more...

  • Setting Plato Straightby Todd W. Reeser

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 45.00

    When we talk of platonic love or relationships today, we mean something very different from what Plato meant. For this, we have fifteenth and sixteenth-century European humanists to thank. As these scholars?most of them Catholic?read, digested, and translated Plato, they found themselves faced with a fundamental problem: how to be faithful to the... more...

  • The Passions in Playby Alessandro Schiesaro

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 37.00

    Critical analysis of Senecan tragedy with a particular emphasis on his most accomplished play. more...

  • Octaviaby Rolando Ferri

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 50.00

    This 2003 book is a critical edition of the only complete Roman drama of an historical subject. more...

  • Lucretius and the Transformation of Greek Wisdomby David N. Sedley

    Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 37.00

    This book studies the structure and origins of De Rerum Natura (On the Nature of Things), the great first-century BC poem by Lucretius. more...

  • A Narratological Commentary on the Odysseyby Irene J. F. de Jong

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 58.00

    This 2001 book features a new type of commentary on Homer's Odyssey which concentrates on the text's narrative art. more...