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  • A Companion to the City of Romeby Amanda Claridge; Claire Holleran

    Wiley 2018; US$ 214.50 US$ 193.05

    A Companion to the City of Rome presents a series of original essays from top experts that offer an authoritative and up-to-date overview of current research on the development of the city of Rome from its origins until circa AD 600. Offers a unique interdisciplinary, closely focused thematic approach and wide chronological scope making it an... more...

  • Horazrezeption in der Renaissanceby Anja Stadeler

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    Die Untersuchung widmet sich dem Vergleich von Kommentierungsstrategien in der Renaissance am Beispiel der bisher wenig beachteten Horazkommentare des Cristoforo Landino von 1482 und des Denis Lambin von 1561, die in ihrem Verhältnis zum kommentierten Autor stark kontrastieren. Im ersten Teil liegt der Fokus auf den autorisierenden Paratexten... more...

  • A Companion to Greek Architectureby Margaret M. Miles

    Wiley 2016; US$ 195.00 US$ 175.50

    A Companion to Greek Architecture provides an expansive overview of the topic, including design, engineering, and construction as well as theory, reception, and lasting impact. Covers both sacred and secular structures and complexes, with particular attention to architectural decoration, such as sculpture, interior design, floor mosaics, and... more...

  • Greek Sculptureby Mark D. Fullerton

    Wiley 2016; US$ 54.95 US$ 49.45

    Greek Sculpture presents a chronological overview of the plastic and glyptic art forms in the ancient Greek world from the emergence of life-sized marble statuary at the end of the seventh century BC to the appropriation of Greek sculptural traditions by Rome in the first two centuries AD. Compares the evolution of Greek sculpture over the centuries... more...

  • A Handbook to the Reception of Greek Dramaby Betine van Zyl Smit

    Wiley 2016; US$ 54.95 US$ 49.45

    A Handbook to the Reception of Greek Drama offers a series of original essays that represent a comprehensive overview of the global reception of ancient Greek tragedies and comedies from antiquity to the present day. Represents the first volume to offer a complete overview of the reception of ancient drama from antiquity to the present Covers... more...

  • Vergil´s Political Commentaryby Leendert Weeda

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 0.00

    In the book titled Vergil's political commentary in Eclogues, Georgics and Aeneid, the author examines Vergil’s political views by analyzing the whole of the poet’s work. He introduces the notion of the functional model suggesting that the poet often used this instrument when making a political statement. New interpretations of a number... more...

  • A Companion to the Flavian Age of Imperial Romeby Andrew Zissos

    Wiley 2016; US$ 195.00 US$ 175.50

    A Companion to the Flavian Age of Imperial Rome provides a systematic and comprehensive examination of the political, economic, social, and cultural nuances of the Flavian Age (69–96 CE). Includes contributions from over two dozen Classical Studies scholars organized into six thematic sections Illustrates how economic, social, and cultural... more...

  • Contingentiaby Hartmut Böhme; Werner Röcke; Ulrike C. A. Stephan

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 112.00

    Die Antike und ihre Rezeption wurden bisher weitgehend in den Grenzen von Fachdisziplinen erforscht. In der Reihe Transformationen der Antike steht dagegen die interdisziplinäre Kontextualisierung der produktiven Transformationen antiker Wissenschaften und Künste im Vordergrund. Dargestellt wird der langwellige, von der Spätantike bis zur... more...

  • Ignaz Weitenauers neulateinische Tragödie "Annibal moriens"by Stefanie Paul

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 114.99

    Die Beiträge zur Altertumskunde enthalten Monographien, Sammelbände, Editionen, Übersetzungen und Kommentare zu Themen aus den Bereichen Klassische, Mittel- und Neulateinische Philologie, Alte Geschichte, Archäologie, Antike Philosophie sowie Nachwirken der Antike bis in die Neuzeit. Dadurch leistet die Reihe einen umfassenden Beitrag zur Erschließung... more...

  • Vergil's Ecloguesby Barbara Hughes Fowler

    The University of North Carolina Press 2000; US$ 19.99

    Best remembered for his unfinished epic, the Aeneid , the poet Vergil was celebrated in his time both for the perfection of his art and for the centrality of his ideas to Roman culture. The Eclogues , his earliest confirmed work, were composed in part out of political considerations: when the Roman authorities threatened to seize his family's land,... more...