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- 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...
- Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 14.57
A muscular version of Sophocles' timeless masterpiece, offering a profound reflection on the nature of power, democracy and human rights. The war has ended, but with peace comes conflict. Antigone?s brother Polyneices lies on the battlefield where he fell, his burial outlawed by Creon, the new king of Thebes. Should Antigone obey Creon, or must... more...
- 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... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 11.95
Translated and edited by Peter D. Arnott, this classic and highly popular edition contains two essential plays in the development of Greek tragedy- Oedipus the King and Antigone -for performance and study. The editor's introduction contains a brief biography of the playwright and a description of Greek theater. Also included are a list of principal... more...
- Universitätsverlag Winter 2014; US$ 57.89
Der vorliegende Band leistet eine philosophische Untersuchung des Begriffs Ethos (????) bei Homer. Traditionell schenken die Homer-Interpreten der konkreten Bedeutung des Begriffs allein in Bezug auf die Tiere Aufmerksamkeit und sprechen nicht über den Zusammenhang des Wortes mit den menschlichen Figuren im Text. Auch wird deren psychologische Dimension... more...
- Hardie Grant Egmont 2014; US$ 6.99
Fans will be laughing their pants off with this HILARIOUS joke book from Jack and Finn. Heroes of extreme charisma, Finn the Human and Jake the Dog, haveadventured the many kingdoms in The Land of Ooo on their eternal quest for kick-butt jokes! Together, theyve valiantly slain demons, advised businessmen, dodged ice bolts, and played dodge socks!... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00
This book examines the dynamics of interfamilial violence in the Oresteia. It argues that the key element of the play?s discourse about violence is to be found in the inquiry for a definition of Clytemnestra?s motherhood. By reading the play?s narrative on interfamilial violence and matricide as a narrative of uncertainties in terms of the role of... more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 20.99
By any measure, Seneca (?4-65AD) is one of the most important figures in both Roman literature and ancient philosophy. He was the most popular writer of his day, and his writings are voluminous and diverse, ranging from satire to philosophical "consolations" against grief, from metaphysical theory to moral and political discussions of virtue... more...
- Portable Press 2014; US$ 14.95
It?s wacky and fun! It?s illustrated and easy to read! It?s a whole new twist on learning! And it?s FOR (curious) KIDS ONLY—boys, girls, kids who like to read, kids who don?t…even grown-up kids. Go ahead, be curious! Inside Uncle John?s Totally Quacked Bathroom Reader you?ll find 288 pages packed with strange science, weird news, obscure history,... more...
- Primus Verlag 2014; US$ 25.51
Demosthenes (384?322 v. Chr.), der bedeutendste attische Redner, gilt als unerschrockener Kämpfer für die griechische Freiheit gegen eine imperiale Großmacht. Dieser bereits in der Antike entstandene Mythos wurde bis in die Neuzeit hinein unkritisch rezipiert, die berühmten »Philippika« dienten häufig als Warnung vor aktuellen äußeren Gefahren oder... more...