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  • Cento Vergilianusby Faltonia Betitia Proba; Alessia Fassina; Carlo M. Lucarini

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 84.00

    In 1888 K. Schenkl published the first critical edition of Proba?s Cento. Schenkl knew about 25 manuscripts, only eleven of which are referred to in his apparatus. Since that time about 70 new manuscripts have been discovered; this volume provides a full description of the manuscript tradition in the praefatio and demonstrates that the... more...

  • Ovid, Verwandlungsgeschichtenby Michaela Hellmich

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2015; US$ 10.40

    Die Metamorphosen von Ovid: Faszinierende Verwandlungsgeschichten, Götter und Liebe ? aber für Schüler oft eine große sprachliche Herausforderung. Diese Lektüre entschärft die Schwierigkeiten und motiviert, ohne auf die Beschäftigung mit dem Originaltext zu verzichten. Die Lektüre ist doppelseitig aufgebaut: Eine Comic-Fassung ermöglicht ein erstes... more...

  • Things I Want to Punch in the Faceby Jennifer Worick

    Prospect Park Books 2015; US$ 9.99

    A hilarious book featuring Worick's finest rants about her most punch-worthy aggravations. more...

  • Dot Conby James Vietch

    Quadrille Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 11.99

    A hilarious showcase of the conversations that comedian James Veitch orchestrates more...

  • Homer?s Iliad. Book IIIby Martha Krieter-Spiro; Joachim Latacz; Anton Bierl; S. Douglas Olson [English Edition]; Benjamin Millis; Sara Strack

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 182.00

    This commentary on the 3rd book of the Iliad concentrates on the interpretation of the ceremonial single combat between the rivals for Helen, Paris and Menelaus, a scene that reflects the origins of the Trojan War. The famous parade before the walls presents Agamemnon, Odysseus and Ajax, and reveals just how much in love Paris and Helen... more...

  • Oor Wullie: The Big Bucket of Laughs Joke Bookby Oor Wullie

    Black & White Publishing 2015; US$ 1.99

    Welcome tae my Big Bucket o’ Laughs Jokebook! I’ve gathered hunners o’ jokes and riddles frae a’ my pals – Fat Bob, Soapy Soutar and Wee Eck, so if ye’ve heard ony o’ them afore, blame them. There are mair jokes in this book than I’ve had hot dinners and Ma has gi’en me plenty o’ them in my... more...

  • Gedanken über Tod und Unsterblickkeitby M. Tullius Cicero; Klaus Reich; Hans Günter Zekl; Klaus Bringmann

    Felix Meiner Verlag 2015; US$ 30.72

    Diese zweisprachige Studienausgabe enthält das erste Buch der Tusculanae disputationes, ergänzt durch die Traumvision Scipios aus De re publica und die Schrift Cato maior de senectute. Gegenstand der Überlegungen Ciceros in allen drei Texten ist das Fortleben des Menschen oder der Seele nach dem Tode. Während in Scipios Wunschtraum der Genuß des vollkommenen,... more...

  • Aeneisby Vergil; Niklas Holzberg

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 98.00

    Vergil?s Aeneid is one of the greatest works of world literature. Published around 18 BCE, this epic poem narrates the mythical antecedents of the foundation of Rome. The translation is in verses ? in hexameter as the original version? but, leaving behind the classicistic tradition, uses contemporary German to render the Latin text.... more...

  • Euripides and the Politics of Formby Victoria Wohl

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 39.95

    How can we make sense of the innovative structure of Euripidean drama? And what political role did tragedy play in the democracy of classical Athens? These questions are usually considered to be mutually exclusive, but this book shows that they can only be properly answered together. Providing a new approach to the aesthetics and politics of Greek... more...

  • auf-gelöstby Angelika Knöpker

    tredition 2015; US$ 7.35

    16. Mai 2004 Im Alter von 53 Jahren lernte ich bei einer Oldtimer-Rallye Andreas kennen. Es war für beide Liebe auf den ersten Blick. Wir waren ein wunderbares Paar, hatten die gleichen Interessen und nahmen das Leben mit Humor. Es folgten viele glückliche Jahre, in denen ich glaubte, es würde immer so weitergehen. 21. September 2013 Mit dem Satz... more...