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  • Helenby Euripides; James Michie; Colin Leach

    Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 19.99

    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

    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...

  • 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...

  • Orestesby Euripides; John Peck; Frank Nisetich

    Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 24.99

    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... more...

  • Roman Laughterby Erich Segal

    Oxford University Press 1987; US$ 54.99

    "Mr. Segal has performed the by no means trifling task of making [Plautus's] achievement credible and understandable."-- Times Literary Supplement . "It is refreshing to find Plautus examined for what he undeniably was--a theatrical phenomenon."-- Classical World . "We certainly need in English a book devoted to Plautus alone and here we have it."--... more...

  • 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...

  • [Pi-Sigma]by Peter Allan Hansen

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 206.98

    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...

  • 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...