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  • Brill's companion to Ovidby B. Weiden Boyd

    BRILL 2002; US$ 332.00

    This volume on the Roman poet Ovid (43 BCE - 17 CE) contains articles by 14 international scholars. Contributions cover a wide range of topics, including a biographical essay, a survey of the major manuscripts and textual traditions, and a comprehensive discussion of Ovid's style more...

  • Heracles and Euripidean Tragedyby Thalia Papadopoulou

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 96.00 US$ 78.72

    This book explores the complex questions about divinity and human values examined in Euripides' Heracles. more...

  • Virgil: The Aeneidby K. W. Gransden; S. J. Harrison

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 21.00 US$ 17.22

    This 2004 guide gives a full account of the historical setting and significance of The Aeneid. more...

  • Morals and Villas in Seneca's Lettersby John Henderson

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

    John Henderson explores three letters of Seneca describing visits to Roman villas. more...

  • Electraby Sophocles; Anne Carson; Michael Shaw

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 29.99 US$ 25.79

    Based on the conviction that only translators who write poetry themselves can properly recreate the celebrated and timeless tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides, the Greek Tragedy in New Translations series offers new translations that go beyond the literal meaning of the Greek in order to evoke the poetry of the originals. Under the general... more...

  • Helenby Euripides; James Michie; Colin Leach

    Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 19.99 US$ 17.19

    Transcending the literal bounds of genre, Euripides' Helen has been characterized as both a comedy and a tragedy. In this evocative translation by James Michie and Colin Leach, Euripides' delicate balance--in all its subtlety of texture and tone--is beautifully captured. Finding its source in a myth ascribed to the Sicilian poet Stesichorus, this... more...

  • Ionby Euripides; W. S. Di Piero; Peter Burian

    Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 24.99 US$ 21.49

    Series CopyBased on the conviction that only translators who write poetry themselves can properly recreate the celebrated and timeless tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides, The Greek Tragedies in New Translations series offers new translations that go beyond the literal meaning of the Greek in order to evoke the poetry of the originals.... more...

  • Martial's Epigrams Book Twoby Craig A. Williams

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 87.99 US$ 75.67

    This edition provides an English translation of and detailed commentary on the second book of epigrams published by the Latin poet Marcus Valerius Martialis. The past ten years have seen a resurgence of interest in Martial's writings. But contemporary readers are in particular need of assistance when approaching these epigrams, and until now there... more...

  • [Pi-Sigma]by Peter Allan Hansen

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 266.00

    With more than 50,000 glosses, the dictionary of Hesychios of Alexandria (approx. 500 AD), the most comprehensive dictionary of antiquity, giving posterity access to the massive collections of Hellenistic and Imperial lexicographers, is at the same time an extraordinarily important source for modern Greek lexicography and comparative linguistics. The... more...

  • Sophrosyne and the Rhetoric of Self-Restraintby Adriaan Rademaker

    BRILL 2004; US$ 169.00

    This study provides a new description of the semantics of sophrosyne, and investigates the use of the term as an instrument of persuasion in the main texts from the Archaic and Classical era. more...