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- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 46.28
Homer - Troia - Kilikien: Mit diesen Namen wird ein Thema von europäischer Dimension umschrieben. Homer steht nicht nur am Anfang der griechischen Literatur; "Ilias" und "Odyssee" gelten als Beginn der europäischen Dichtung. Unter diesem Aspekt ist es nicht gleichgültig, wo die Handlungen in der Ilias anzusetzen sind und woher die... more...
- Focus Publishing/R. Pullins Co. 2013; US$ 17.95
This text is a continuation of "A Reading Course in Homeric Greek, Book 1" and focuses on The Odyssey, Books 6 and 12. It includes lessons in Greek grammar and vocabulary with brief literary and analytical "thematic essays" to accompany the readings. more...
- Focus Publishing/R. Pullins Co. 2013; US$ 23.95
A revised edition of a classic text by R. V. Schoder, S.J. and V.C. Horrigan, S.J. that provides an introduction to Ancient Greek as found in the Greek language of Homer. 120 lessons with notes, commentary and exercises; readings from Homer begin after the first 10 lessons in the book. more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 112.00
This unique volume is an accessible yet in-depth narratological study of Euripides? Alcestis.It contextualizes the play in terms of its reception by the original audience, locating the intricate narrative tropes of the plot in the dynamics of fifth-century Athenian mythology and religion. It will reward readers interested in Greek literature and especially... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 38.99
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...
- University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 45.00
On Tyranny is Leo Strauss’s classic reading of Xenophon’s dialogue Hiero , or Tyrannicus , in which the tyrant Hiero and the poet Simonides discuss the advantages and disadvantages of exercising tyranny. Included are a translation of the dialogue from its original Greek, a critique of Strauss’s commentary by the French philosopher... more...
- 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...