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  • Der Autor und sein Textby Markus Mülke

    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...

  • 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...

  • Ancient Literary Criticismby Andrew Laird

    OUP Oxford 2006; US$ 97.99

    The literary criticism of classical Greece and Rome has had an extensive influence on modern thought. The important ancient critics discussed in this book include Plato, Aristotle and Horace. This volume has a helpful introduction, chronology and suggestions for further reading. It will appeal to any readers with interests in literature, criticism... 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...

  • Georgicsby Virgil; Peter Fallon; Elaine Fantham

    OUP Oxford 2006; US$ 8.99

    Part agricultural manual, part political poem and allegory, the Georgics' scenes are real and vivid, and the poet-farmer Peter Fallon restores to life the sights, sounds, and textures of the ancient Italian landscape. more...

  • Hyperidesby Judson Herrman

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 74.99

    Hyperides' Funeral Oration is arguably the most important surviving example of the genre from classical Greece. Judson Herrman's unparalleled edition will make the speech much more accessible to a wide range of scholars. The text is based on a full examination of the papyrus and includes an apparatus criticus, with a complete listing of all conjectures... more...

  • The Old English Boethiusby Malcolm Godden; Susan Irvine

    Oxford University Press, UK 2009; US$ 429.99

    A critical edition of two Old English versions of one of the most influential literary texts of the Middle Ages, Boethius's Consolation of Philosophy. Includes translation; a detailed editorial introduction; commentary exploring the relationship to the Latin text and to the early medieval commentary tradition; textual notes; and glossary. - ;Boethius's... more...

  • The Origins of Criticismby Andrew Ford

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 47.95 US$ 43.63

    By "literary criticism" we usually mean a self-conscious act involving the technical and aesthetic appraisal, by individuals, of autonomous works of art. Aristotle and Plato come to mind. The word "social" does not. Yet, as this book shows, it should--if, that is, we wish to understand where literary criticism as we think of it today came from. Andrew... more...

  • Ctesias' 'History of Persia'by Lloyd Llewellyn-Jones; James Robson

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    Towards the end of the fifth century BC Ctesias of Cnidus wrote his 23 book History of Persia . Ctesias is a remarkable figure: he lived and worked in the Persian court and, as a doctor, tended to the world’s most powerful kings and queens. His position gave him special insight into the workings of Persian court life and access to the gossip and... more...