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  • 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$ 57.99

    "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...

  • Virgil Recomposedby Scott McGill

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 159.99

    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$ 92.99

    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...

  • Philoctetesby Sophocles; Carl Phillips; Diskin Clay

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 9.99

    Based on the conviction that only translators who write poetry themselves can properly re-create 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...

  • Sophrosyne and the Rhetoric of Self-Restraintby Adriaan Rademaker

    BRILL 2004; US$ 169.00

    This study provides a new description of the semantics of sophrosyne, and investigates the use of the term as an instrument of persuasion in the main texts from the Archaic and Classical era. more...

  • The Iliad and The Odyssey by Homerby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2007; US$ 5.99

    Indulge Yourself with the best classic literature on Your PDA. Navigate easily to any chapter from Table of Contents or search for the words or phrases. This e-book  introduces:  Full text of The Iliad and The Odyssey translated by Samuel Butler (1835-1902). Homer’s biography. Historical and geographical  background of Ancient Greece that helps to... more...

  • Redesigning Achillesby Sophia Papaioannou

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 224.00

    In der 1968 gegründeten Reihe erscheinen Monographien aus den Gebieten der Griechischen und Lateinischen Philologie sowie der Alten Geschichte. Die Bände weisen eine große Vielzahl von Themen auf: neben sprachlichen, textkritischen oder gattungsgeschichtlichen philologischen Untersuchungen stehen sozial-, politik-, finanz- und kulturgeschichtliche... more...

  • Freiheit und Determinismusby Magnus Schallenberg

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 210.00

    In der 1970 gegründeten Reihe erscheinen Arbeiten, die philosophiehistorische Studien mit einem systematischen Ansatz oder systematische Studien mit philosophiehistorischen Rekonstruktionen verbinden. Neben deutschsprachigen werden auch englischsprachige Monographien veröffentlicht. Gründungsherausgeber sind: Erhard Scheibe (Herausgeber... more...

  • The Poetry of Pathosby Gian Biagio Conte; S. J. Harrison

    OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 124.99

    A collection of essays on Virgil's Aeneid by a celebrated scholar and interpreter of Latin poetry. Gian Biaggio Conte focuses on the way in which Virgil reworks earlier poetry (especially that of Homer) to create a new and effective mode of epic in a period when the genre appeared to be debased or exhausted. more...