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  • Martial's Epigrams Book Twoby Craig A. Williams

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 87.99

    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...

  • Virgil Recomposedby Scott McGill

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 149.99

    This is the first book to present a comprehensive study of the mythological and secular Virgilian centos. 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...

  • Philoctetesby Sophocles; Carl Phillips; Diskin Clay

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 9.99

    Based on the conviction that only translators who write poetry themselves can properly re-create 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...

  • The Iliad and The Odyssey by Homerby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2007; US$ 5.99

    Indulge Yourself with the best classic literature on Your PDA. Navigate easily to any chapter from Table of Contents or search for the words or phrases. This e-book  introduces:  Full text of The Iliad and The Odyssey translated by Samuel Butler (1835-1902). Homer’s biography. Historical and geographical  background of Ancient Greece that helps to... more...

  • Redesigning Achillesby Sophia Papaioannou

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 224.00

    In der 1968 gegründeten Reihe erscheinen Monographien aus den Gebieten der Griechischen und Lateinischen Philologie sowie der Alten Geschichte. Die Bände weisen eine große Vielzahl von Themen auf: neben sprachlichen, textkritischen oder gattungsgeschichtlichen philologischen Untersuchungen stehen sozial-, politik-, finanz- und kulturgeschichtliche... more...

  • Rhetorik und Geschichteby Martin Hagmaier

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 224.00

    Die Untersuchung widmet sich der Fragestellung nach der Funktion der Reden im thukydideischen Geschichtswerk und deren Verhältnis zur Darstellung der historischen Fakten, exemplarisch durchgeführt anhand der Analyse des Prozesses der Kriegsentstehung, wie ihn Thukydides in den Reden des ersten Buches gestaltet. Dazu werden die vier Reden auf... more...

  • Freiheit und Determinismusby Magnus Schallenberg

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 210.00

    Das Buch beinhaltet einen ausführlichen philosophischen Kommentar zu Ciceros Schrift De fato . Dabei werden die verschiedenen von Cicero referierten Vorschläge, wie die hellenistischen Schulen das Problem der Vereinbarkeit von Determinismus und Freiheit zu lösen beabsichtigten, erläutert, dargestellt und bewertet. Dem „logischen Determinismus“... more...

  • The Poetry of Pathosby Gian Biagio Conte; S. J. Harrison

    OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 124.99

    A collection of essays on Virgil's Aeneid by a celebrated scholar and interpreter of Latin poetry. Gian Biaggio Conte focuses on the way in which Virgil reworks earlier poetry (especially that of Homer) to create a new and effective mode of epic in a period when the genre appeared to be debased or exhausted. more...

  • Kommentarby Magdalene Stoevesandt

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 182.00

    The series was founded in 1896. it is dedicated to rare Greek and Latin texts together with translations and commentaries, as well as detailed introductions, so rendering them more accessible to a broader readership. Since 2000 the series has concentrated on "Homer's Iliad. A full commentary", presenting the text of the Iliad (by M. L. West),... more...