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  • 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...

  • The Bacchae of Euripidesby Euripides; Donald Sutherland

    UNP - Nebraska 2014; US$ 13.00

    This new translation of The Bacchae? that strange blend of Aeschylean grandeur and Euripidean finesse?is an attempt to reproduce for the American stage the play as it most probably was when new and unmutilated in 406 B.C. The achievement of this aim involves a restoration of the "great lacuna" at the climax and the discovery of several primary stage... more...

  • Homers Iliasby Joachim Latacz; Arbogast Schmitt; Thierry Greub; Krystyna Greub-Fracz

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 182.00

    Homer?s Iliad has influenced European literature and art to this day. In the last 30 years, researchers have made significant progress in illuminating this epic. In this study, a leading Homer scholar engages in dialogue with the international research community to reflect on today?s most significant questions, among them the Iliad?s origins, language... more...

  • Caesar and the Bellum Alexandrinumby Jan Felix Gaertner; Bianca C. Hausburg

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 77.43

    Das Bellum Alexandrinum beschreibt die Ereignisse des römischen Bürgerkriegs zwischen 49 und 47 v.Chr. und berichtet von Caesars Aufenthalt im ägyptischen Alexandria und seiner Auseinandersetzung mit Ptolemaios XIII. Die beiden Autoren widmen sich in diesem Buch vor allem den bisher weitgehend unerforschten Aspekten der literarischen Technik sowie... more...

  • Motive und Handlung bei Homerby Efstratios Sarischoulis

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2009; US$ 28.90

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  • Anything Growsby Jörg Scheller; Alexander Schwinghammer

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2014; US$ 31.03

    <P>Wollten Sie immer schon einmal wissen, was Sie da eigentlich im Gesicht tragen? Ob Ihr persönlicher Bartstil eher aristokratischen, demokratischen oder religiösen Ursprungs ist? Warum die 1980er Jahre eine Bartödnis waren, das 21. Jahrhundert hingegen geradezu verrückt nach Bärten ist? In diesem&nbsp;E-Book erläutern Wissenschaftler und... more...

  • Two Crafty Jackalsby Elizabeth Laird; Sadiqi Beg

    Aga Khan Museum 2014; US$ 9.95

    Two Crafty Jackals is a series of nested tales within tales illustrating examples of right or wrong behaviour that lead to good or bad results. Dimnah the jackal seeks to destroy the friendship between the King of Lions and Shanzabeh the bull out of jealousy and then must face the consequences. more...

  • Contributi critici sul testo di Eschiloby Matteo Taufer

    Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 59.88

    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$ 49.56

    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$ 70.20

    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...