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  • Caesar?s D? Bell? Gallic?by Jean-François Mondon

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 50.95

    Caesar?s D? Bell? Gallic?: A Syntactically Parsed Reader is an innovative Latin reader presenting selections of Caesar?s Gallic wars texts. Its unique approach tackles the two most common problems a student reading unedited Latin faces: abundant vocabulary and a maze-like sentence structure. Breaking down the sentence structure of the texts and... 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...

  • Bausteine zu einer Narratologie der Dingeby Valentin Christ

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 84.87

    In mittelalterlichen Erzählungen treten unzählige Dinge auf, die über den Status als bloß ?Zuhandenes? weit hinausreichen. Unbelebt und dabei doch höchst ?aktiv? scheinen diese Gegenstände das Geschehen in irgendeiner Weise mitzubestimmen. Woher ein Ding kommt und wohin es geht, wem es gehört(e), wie und wann man es benutzt etc. ? all... more...

  • 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...

  • 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$ 63.64

    Die Bibliotheca Teubneriana , established in 1849, has evolved into the world's most venerable and extensive series of editions of Greek and Latin literature, ranging from classical to Neo-Latin texts. Some 4-5 new editions are published every year. 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 Complete Euripidesby Euripides; Peter Burian; Alan Shapiro

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 9.99

    This volume collects for the first time four plays of Euripides in the acclaimed Greek Tragedy in New Translations series, each previously published individually: Alcestis , Medea , Helen , and Cyclops . 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...