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  • Sophoclesby Sophocles

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 10.95

    Linked by their common setting in Thebes, Antigone, Oedipus the King, and Oedipus at Colonus stand at the fountainhead of world drama. This volume presents a new, and accurate yet poetic and playable translation by playwright Don Taylor, who has also directed plays for a BBC-TV production. more...

  • Vergil's Empireby Eve Adler

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 42.99

    In Vergil's Empire, Eve Adler offers an exciting new interpretation of the political thought of Vergil's Aeneid. Adler argues that in this epic poem, Vergil presents the theoretical foundations of a new political order, one that resolves the conflict between scientific enlightenment and ancestral religion that permeated the ancient world. more...

  • Dall'Elicona a Romaby Elena Merli

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 112.00

    The motifs of fons inspirationis and labor limae lost their semantic force in Latin poetry after the Augustan age. This book analyzes these two topoi from Ovid to Martialand shows how poetic inspiration and lima poetica are subtly displayed for the purpose of self-fashioning and communication by poets with theirpatrons. more...

  • Homer's The Odysseyby Leland Ryken

    Crossway 2013; US$ 3.99

    Guides readers through Homer’s The Odyssey and highlights the universal theme of longing for redemption as displayed in this epic tale of a man trying to find his way home. Part of the Christian Guides to the Classics series. more...

  • The Song of the Sirens and Other Essaysby Pietro Pucci

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1997; US$ 40.99

    In this collection of his essays on Homer, some new and some appearing for the first time in English, the distinguished scholar Pietro Pucci examines the linguistic and rhetorical features of the poet's works. Arguing that there can be no purely historical interpretation, given that the parameters of interpretation are themselves historically determined,... more...

  • A Penelopean Poeticsby Barbara Clayton

    Lexington Books 2004; US$ 29.99

    A Penelopean Poetics looks at the relationship between gender ideology and the self-referential poetics fo the Odyssey through the figure of Penelope. Her poetics become a discursive thread through which different feminine voices can realize their resistant capacities. Author, Barbara Clayton, informs discussions in the classics, gender studies, and... more...

  • Magna Moraliaby Franz Dirlmeier

    De Gruyter 1983; US$ 105.00

    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...

  • Oikonomikaby Renate Zoepffel

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 154.00

    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... more...

  • 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,... more...

  • Madness Unchainedby Lee Fratantuono

    Lexington Books 2007; US$ 44.99

    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...