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  • Homeric Effects in Vergil's Narrativeby Alessandro Barchiesi; Ilaria Marchesi; Philip Hardie; Alessandro Barchiesi

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 35.00

    The study of Homeric imitations in Vergil has one of the longest traditions in Western culture, starting from the very moment the Aeneid was circulated. Homeric Effects in Vergil?s Narrative is the first English translation of one of the most important and influential modern studies in this tradition. In this revised and expanded edition, Alessandro... more...

  • Krieg und Bürgerkrieg bei Lucan und in der griechischen Literaturby Annemarie Ambühl

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 168.00

    In his civil war epic, the Roman poet Lucan draws extensively on his literary forbears. This study fills a gap in the research by going beyond the boundaries of language and genre to examine his reception of Greek literature, especially Attic tragedy and Hellenistic poetry. It reveals the importance of mythical and literary models, such... more...

  • The Ultimate Book of Rude and Politically Incorrect Jokesby Allan Pease

    Pavilion Books Company Limited 2014; US$ 5.82

    A book containing every joke guaranteed to annoy those who like to think of themselves as politically correct. It deliberately sets out to offend "prudes and those who take life too seriously". more...

  • 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$ 13.06

    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...

  • A Handbook to the Reception of Ovidby John F. Miller; Carole E. Newlands

    Wiley 2014; US$ 195.00

    A Handbook to the Reception of Ovid presents more than 30 original essays written by leading scholars revealing the rich diversity of critical engagement with Ovid?s poetry that spans the Western tradition from antiquity to the present day.  Offers innovative perspectives on Ovid?s poetry and its reception from antiquity to the present day Features... more...