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  • Plautus in Performanceby Niall W. Slater

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00

    Plautus was Ancient Rome's greatest comic playwright, Shakespeare drew heavily on his plots, and his legacy is prevalent throughout modern drama. In this expanded edition of his successful book, one of America's foremost Classical scholars introduces performance criticism to the study of Plautus' ancient drama. In addition to the original detailed... more...

  • Trials of Characterby James M. May

    The University of North Carolina Press 2014; US$ 45.00

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  • The World of Ovid's Metamorphosesby Joseph B. Solodow

    The University of North Carolina Press 1988; US$ 63.00

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  • A New Interpretation of Sophocles’ Oedipus Tyrannusby Shigenari Kawashima; Naoko Yamagata

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2014; US$ 159.95

    This unique and fresh interpretation of an enigmatic classic provides a better understanding of the play’s religious and political undertones with an innovative and focused examination which proposes an earlier recognition than previously assumed of the whole truth by Jocasta. This will become an indispensable reference book for Classical scholars... more...

  • Oedipus the King and Antigoneby Sophocles; Peter D. Arnott

    Wiley 2014; US$ 11.95

    Translated and edited by Peter D. Arnott, this classic and highly popular edition contains two essential plays in the development of Greek tragedy- Oedipus the King and Antigone -for performance and study. The editor's introduction contains a brief biography of the playwright and a description of Greek theater. Also included are a list of principal... more...

  • Antigone (NHB Modern Plays)by Sophocles; Owen McCafferty

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 14.57

    A muscular version of Sophocles' timeless masterpiece, offering a profound reflection on the nature of power, democracy and human rights. The war has ended, but with peace comes conflict. Antigone?s brother Polyneices lies on the battlefield where he fell, his burial outlawed by Creon, the new king of Thebes. Should Antigone obey Creon, or must... more...

  • The Bacchae of Euripidesby Euripides; Donald Sutherland

    UNP - Nebraska 2014; US$ 13.00

    This new translation of The Bacchae? that strange blend of Aeschylean grandeur and Euripidean finesse?is an attempt to reproduce for the American stage the play as it most probably was when new and unmutilated in 406 B.C. The achievement of this aim involves a restoration of the "great lacuna" at the climax and the discovery of several primary stage... more...

  • Oikonomikaby Renate Zoepffel

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 140.00

    Die hier vorliegende neue Übersetzung und Kommentierung der drei kleinen Schriften geht vom ursprünglichen Wortsinn von oikonomia als Verwaltung eines Haushalts aus. Sie sichtet die griechische Tradition zum Thema von Homer bis Stobaios sowie die Entwicklung der Wissensvermittlung im 5. und 4. Jh. v. Chr. und kommt damit zu ganz neuen Ergebnissen:... more...

  • Caesar and the Bellum Alexandrinumby Jan Felix Gaertner; Bianca C. Hausburg

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 70.53

    Das Bellum Alexandrinum beschreibt die Ereignisse des römischen Bürgerkriegs zwischen 49 und 47 v.Chr. und berichtet von Caesars Aufenthalt im ägyptischen Alexandria und seiner Auseinandersetzung mit Ptolemaios XIII. Die beiden Autoren widmen sich in diesem Buch vor allem den bisher weitgehend unerforschten Aspekten der literarischen Technik sowie... more...

  • Motive und Handlung bei Homerby Efstratios Sarischoulis

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2009; US$ 26.33

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