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  • Lag Troja in Kilikien?by Christoph Ulf; Barbara Patzek; Wolfgang Röllig; Robert Rollinger; Walter Burkert; Justus Cobet; Dieter Hertel; Marion Meyer; Francis Breyer; Stefano de Martino; Andreas Mehl; Giovanni B. Lanfranchi; Ivo Hajnal; Gerd Steiner; Georg Danek; Wolfgang Kofler; Martin West; Johannes Haubold; Kurt Raaflaub; Josef Wiesehöfer

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 42.09

    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 Anstöße für ihre... more...

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

    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...

  • Euripides' "Alcestis"by Andreas Markantonatos

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Vergil's Empireby Eve Adler

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Song of the Sirens and Other Essaysby Pietro Pucci

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1997; US$ 36.99

    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...

  • Oikonomikaby Renate Zoepffel

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 140.00

    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 Ergebnissen:... more...