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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Recapturing Sophocles' Antigoneby William Blake Tyrrell; Larry J. Bennett

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1998; US$ 32.99

    In this book, Wm. Blake Tyrrell and Larry J. Bennett examine Sophocles' Antigone in the context of its setting in fifth-century Athens. The authors attempt to create an interpretive environment that is true to the issues and interests of fifth-century Athenians, as opposed to those of modern scholars and philosophers. As they contextualize the play... more...

  • Virgil, Aeneid 2by Nicholas Horsfall

    BRILL 2008; US$ 258.00

    Offers introduction, text and translation, commentary and indices to 'Aeneid 2'. This book discusses the controversial Helen-episode (spurious), matters of linguistic and textual interpretation,, metre, prosody, grammar, lexicon and idiom, as well as Virgil's sources and the literary tradition in which he writes. more...

  • Contributi critici sul testo di Eschiloby Matteo Taufer

    Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 66.32

    Hauptbeschreibung Der vorliegende Band vereinigt die Beiträge der internationalen Tagung Eschilo, il creatore della tra more...

  • L'ora die Antigone dal nazismo agli 'anni di piombo'by Sotera Fornaro

    Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 54.89

    Hauptbeschreibung La Seconda guerra mondiale costituisce una cesura nellastoria delle ricezioni del mito di Antigone: l'esperienza deltotalitarismo e della Resistenza condiziona in maniera determinantela lettura della tragedia di Sofocle. Eppure c'è unsalto cronologico tra l'Antigone di Brecht (1948) e la ricomparsadel mito di Antigone nel teatro... more...

  • Plautusby Eckard Lefèvre

    Narr Francke Attempto 2011; US$ 77.75

    Hauptbeschreibung Plautus hat (wohl im Jahr 189 v. Chr.) 'Die Schwestern Bacchis' nach dem (verlorenen) Vorbild 'Der Doppelbetrüger' von Menander gedichtet. Seit 1968 kann eine längere Partie aus dem Original verglichen werden. Die Untersuchung zeigt, daß Plautus die griechische Weltanschauungskomödie in ein turbulentes Hetärenstück verwandelt hat,... more...

  • The World of Ovid's Metamorphosesby Joseph B. Solodow

    The University of North Carolina Press 1988; US$ 63.00

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  • Die philippischen Reden / Philippicaby Cicero; Manfred Fuhrmann; Rainer Nickel

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 98.00

    Cicero kämpfte sein Leben lang für die Erhaltung der römischen Republik (res publica), Recht und Gerechtigkeit sowie die freie politische Auseinandersetzung im Senat und vor der Volksversammlung. In seinen vierzehn Philippischen Reden greift er so den Konsul Antonius und seine zweifelhafte Amtsführung an. Die Ziele und Methoden der Akteure auf der... more...

  • Epigramme. Gesamtausgabeby Martial; Paul Barié; Winfried Schindler

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.00

    Ohne Martial lässt sich die Gesellschaft der römischen Kaiserzeit nicht verstehen. Seine Epigramme bilden ein Sittengemälde des antiken Großstadtlebens in allen seinen Facetten. ?Nach Mensch schmeckt jede Seite von mir" (hominem pagina nostra sapit). Die zweisprachige Gesamtausgabe versucht erstmals in einer deutschen Prosaübersetzung die Gedankenbewegung... more...