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  • Heracles and Euripidean Tragedyby Thalia Papadopoulou

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 96.00

    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

    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$ 29.00

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

  • Electraby Sophocles; Anne Carson; Michael Shaw

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 29.99

    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 general... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...