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  • A Commentary on The Complete Greek Tragedies. Aeschylusby James C. Hogan

    University of Chicago Press 2014; US$ 22.50

    This commentary offers a rich introduction and useful guide to the seven surviving plays attributed to Aeschylus. Though it may profitably be used with any translation of Aeschylus, the commentary is based on the acclaimed Chicago translations, The Complete Greek Tragedies , edited by David Grene and Richmond Lattimore. James C. Hogan provides... more...

  • Sophocles and Alcibiadesby Michael Vickers

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 95.00

    Literary historians have long held the view that the plays of the Greek dramatist, Sophocles deal purely with archetypes of the heroic past and that any resemblance to contemporary events or individuals is purely coincidental. In this book, Michael Vickers challenges this view and argues that Sophocles makes regular and extensive allusion to Athenian... more...

  • Ovid, Amoresby Felix Klug

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 14.53

    Der Lernzirkel beinhaltet bedeutende und für Heranwachsende interessante Kernpassagen der Liebesdichtung Ovids. Er besteht aus insgesamt fünf Arbeitsstationen und einer Hilfe- und Kontrollstation. Die lateinischen Übersetzungstexte sind auf drei Levels binnendifferenziert und bieten sieben zentrale Textstellen aus Ovids Amores: ? Ov. am. I,2,1?10... more...

  • Uncle John's Canoramic Bathroom Readerby Bathroom Readers' Institute

    Portable Press 2014; US$ 19.95

    Weighing in at a whopping 544 pages, Uncle John?s CANORAMIC Bathroom Reader presents a wide-angle view of the world around us. It?s overflowing with everything that BRI fans have come to expect from this bestselling trivia series: fascinating history, silly science, and obscure origins, plus fads, blunders, wordplay, quotes, and a few surprises... more...

  • Banjaxedby Terry Wogan

    G2 Rights Ltd 2014; US$ 5.82

    Banjaxed was a Christmas bestseller for Terry Wogan in 1979 after his rise to fame on Radio 2. b.. Based around his radio shows readers will be able to recall his famous segments including Fight the Flab and Wogan's Winner; human sacrifices on the roof of broadcasting house; the suburban delights of Penge; and Terry's daily banter with Jimmy Young.... more...

  • Uncle John's Weird, Weird Worldby Bathroom Readers' Institute

    Portable Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    It?s finally here—the book that Uncle John?s fans have been asking for: a full-color, illustrated edition featuring the most entertaining articles from the world?s bestselling bathroom trivia series! Hundreds of eye-popping photographs add a new dimension to Uncle John?s unique blend of trivia, humor, origins, history, science, and oddities. All the... more...

  • Senecas Schrift De beneficiis und der Wandel im römischen Benefizienwesenby Jan Wolkenhauer

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 57.40

    In der Aristokratie der römischen Republik wurden existenziell wichtige Hilfeleistungen unter dem Namen »Wohltaten« (beneficia) in breit angelegten Netzen persönlicher Bindungen erwiesen. Die Etablierung der kaiserlichen Herrschaft bewirkte hier fundamentale Änderungen.Dieses Buch untersucht, wie sich die Vermittlungswege von beneficia im Umbruch zur... more...

  • 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...

  • The Best Joke Book (Period)by William Donohue

    F+W Media 2014; US$ 14.99

    Hundreds of jokes for every occasion! Why was the limbo dancer shocked when his wallet was stolen right out of his back pocket? Because he didn't think anyone could stoop so low. The ultimate collection of the world's greatest funnies, The Best Joke Book (Period) keeps you laughing for hours on end. Inside, you'll find hundreds of jokes that... 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...