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  • The Orations of Marcus Tullius Ciceroby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This booktable of contents linked to every oration, part and foonote. ******************. — Excerpted from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. more...

  • Academicaby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This booktable of contents linked to every part. ******************. more...

  • Gorgiasby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. ******************. Gorgias is an important Socratic Dialogue in which Plato sets the rhetorician, whose specialty is persuasion, in opposition to the philosopher, whose specialty is dissuasion, or refutation. The art of persuasion was necessary for political and legal... more...

  • Parmenidesby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. ******************. Parmenides is one of the dialogues of Plato. It is perhaps Plato''s most challenging dialogue, as well as one of the most challenging works of philosophy ever written. The Parmenides purports to be an account of a meeting between the two... more...

  • Phaedrusby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. ******************. The Phaedrus, written by Plato, is a dialogue between Plato''s main protagonist, Socrates, and Phaedrus, an interlocutor in several dialogues. The Phaedrus was presumably composed around 370 BC, around the same time as Plato''s Republic... more...

  • The Poetry of Sapphoby Jim Powell

    Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 15.99

    Sappho is celebrated as the supreme ancient Greek poet of love and of the personal lyric, and noted also for her vivid participation in a living paganism. Jim Powell's translation is recognized for its unique combination of poetic mastery and scholarly penetration of the original. This edition includes his translation of the newly discovered poem,... more...

  • Epic Interactionsby M. J. Clarke; B. G. F. Currie; R. O. A. M. Lyne

    OUP Oxford 2006; US$ 169.99

    This collection of essays celebrating the career of Jasper Griffin, one of the foremost modern scholars of classical epic, surveys the epic tradition from the eighth century BC to the nineteenth century of our era. more...

  • Aristophanes Thesmophoriazusaeby Colin Austin; S. Douglas Olson

    OUP Oxford 2004; US$ 89.99

    Aristophanes' Thesmophoriazusae is the story of a quarrel between the tragic playwright Euripides and Athens' women, who accuse him of slandering them in his plays. Austin and Olson offer a fresh text of the play, an extensive introduction, and a detailed commentary. more...

  • Der Autor und sein Textby Markus Mülke

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 224.00

    Die handschriftlich überlieferte Literatur der griechisch-römischen Antike war der ständigen Gefahr fremder, vom jeweiligen Verfasser nicht autorisierter Textverfälschungen ausgesetzt. Dabei bediente sich der verantwortliche Bearbeiter der Mittel der Interpolation, der Tilgung, der ändernden Ersatzfassung sowie der Transposition und griff... more...

  • Sexti Properti Elegiby S. J. Heyworth

    OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 54.99

    A radical new edition of the Augustan poet Propertius, based on the latest research into the manuscript tradition. The English preface contains important comments on the way texts are edited and read. Some important emendations discovered in the papers of A. E. Housman are published here for the first time. more...