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  • Homerby Elton TE Baker; Joel Christensen

    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...

  • 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... 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...

  • A Handbook to the Reception of Ovidby John F. Miller; Carole E. Newlands

    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...

  • Anything Growsby Jörg Scheller; Alexander Schwinghammer

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2014; US$ 28.53

    <P>Wollten Sie immer schon einmal wissen, was Sie da eigentlich im Gesicht tragen? Ob Ihr persönlicher Bartstil eher aristokratischen, demokratischen oder religiösen Ursprungs ist? Warum die 1980er Jahre eine Bartödnis waren, das 21. Jahrhundert hingegen geradezu verrückt nach Bärten ist? In diesem&nbsp;E-Book erläutern Wissenschaftler und... more...

  • A Reading Course in Homeric Greek, Book 2by Leslie Collins Edwards; Raymond V. Schoder; Vincent C. Horrigan

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2013; US$ 17.95

    Reading Course in Homeric Greek, Book Two, Third Edition presents the Odyssey?s Books 6 and 12 in their entirety. Each lesson is a passage consisting of ten to twenty-five lines of text and includes a memorization list of frequently found words, thematic commentary in shaded boxes, and expanded and revised grammatical notes. The text also includes... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    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...

  • Senecas »Epistulae morales« im Unterrichtby Hubert Müller

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2011; US$ 14.30

    In diesem Band werden die verschiedenen thematischen Aspekte der EXEMPLA-Ausgabe behandelt, alle abgedruckten Texte interpretiert, die Arbeitsaufträge beantwortet, Einsatzmöglichkeiten der Begleittexte gezeigt sowie Tafelbilder und Vorschläge für Kursarbeit angeboten.   Reihe Consilia Kommentare für den Unterricht - Heft 012 more...

  • Ovid, Amoresby Felix Klug

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 13.24

    Der Lernzirkel beinhaltet bedeutende und für Heranwachsende interessante Kernpassagen der Liebesdichtung Ovids. Er besteht aus insgesamt fünf Arbeitsstationen und einer Hilfe- und Kontrollstation. Die lateinischen Übersetzungstexte sind auf drei Levels binnendifferenziert und bieten sieben zentrale Textstellen aus Ovids Amores: ? Ov. am. I,2,1?10... more...

  • Bausteine zu einer Narratologie der Dingeby Valentin Christ

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 112.00

    Although things play an ?active? and visible role in a number of texts, especially older works, they have rarely been examined by narratologists in their own right. This comparative study of the Eneasroman , the Roman d?Eneas and the Aeneid reveals the interpretive value of deliberate attention to objects. In addition, it also suggests... more...