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- Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 64.89
<P>Über Verres und Antonius richtet das Wort Ciceros. Mit der Macht der Sprache gelang dem großen Römer der Aufstieg in der Politik, so daß er in den letzten Jahren der Republik als Inbegriff von Tradition und <EM>res publica</EM> stand. Seine Worte haben auch nach zweitausend Jahren nichts von ihrer Kraft eingebüßt. Durch die Übertragung... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2014; US$ 159.95
This unique and fresh interpretation of an enigmatic classic provides a better understanding of the plays 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...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 70.96
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...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 35.00
The study of Homeric imitations in Vergil has one of the longest traditions in Western culture, starting from the very moment the Aeneid was circulated. Homeric Effects in Vergil?s Narrative is the first English translation of one of the most important and influential modern studies in this tradition. In this revised and expanded edition, Alessandro... more...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 2015; Not Available
This commentary on the 3rd book of the Iliad concentrates on the interpretation of the ceremonial single combat between the rivals for Helen, Paris and Menelaus, a scene that reflects the origins of the Trojan War. The famous parade before the walls presents Agamemnon, Odysseus and Ajax, and reveals just how much in love Paris and Helen... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2013; US$ 14.99
Widely revered as the father of Western literature, Homer was the author of The Iliad and The Odyssey, the epic poems which immortalized such names as Cyclops, Menelaus, and Achilles, and inspired such films as the Brad Pitt blockbuster Troy. In this vivid introduction, Elton Barker and Joel Christensen celebrate the complexity, innovation and sheer... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 200.95
A Handbook to the Reception of Ovid presents more than 30 original essays written by leading scholars revealing the rich diversity of critical engagement with Ovid’s poetry that spans the Western tradition from antiquity to the present day. Offers innovative perspectives on Ovid’s poetry and its reception from antiquity to... more...
- 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...