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  • Critical Notes on Virgilby Gian Biagio Conte

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 84.00

    In this book, conceived as a sort of Prolegomena to his two Teubner editions, Conte gives account of his choices in editing his Virgilian text. Engaging in a passionate debate with his predecessors and critics, he guides the reader in a fascinating journey in the history of transmission and interpretation of Georgics and Aeneid and... more...

  • Wordplay and Powerplay in Latin Poetryby Phillip Mitsis; Ioannis Ziogas

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 168.00

    The political allegiances of major Roman poets have been notoriously difficult to pin down, in part because they often shift the onus of political interpretation from themselves to their readers. By the same token, it is often difficult to assess their authorial powerplays in the etymologies, puns, anagrams, telestichs, and acronyms that feature prominently... more...

  • Allusion and Allegoryby Boris Kayachev

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 112.00

    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...

  • Mediterranean Families in Antiquityby Sabine R. Huebner; Geoffrey Nathan

    Wiley 2016; US$ 144.95 US$ 130.46

    This comprehensive study of families in the Mediterranean world spans the Bronze Age through Late Antiquity, and looks at families and households in various ancient societies inhabiting the regions around the Mediterranean Sea in an attempt to break down artificial boundaries between academic disciplines. more...

  • Greek Texts and Armenian Traditionsby Francesca Gazzano; Lara Pagani; Giusto Traina

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 154.00

    An interdisciplinary approach, crucial as it is in most fields of research, proves itself to be unescapable in the study of interactions between the ancient Armenian and Greek worlds and literatures. The volume arises from such an awareness and collects papers presented in a conference which has been organized in 2013 at the University of Genova,... more...

  • A Companion to Ancient Greece and Rome on Screenby Arthur J. Pomeroy

    Wiley 2017; US$ 195.00 US$ 175.50

    A comprehensive treatment of the Classical World in film and television, A Companion to Ancient Greece and Rome on Screen closely examines the films and TV shows centered on Greek and Roman cultures and explores the tension between pagan and Christian worlds. Written by a team of experts in their fields, this work considers productions that discuss... more...

  • The Art of Historyby Vasileios Liotsakis; Scott Farrington

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 154.00

    A significant trend in the study of Greek and Roman historiographers is to accept that their works are to a degree both science and fiction. As scholarly interest broadens, in addition to evaluating ancient historians on the basis of the reliability of the information they record, and verifying the narratives against various elements of the material... more...

  • A Companion to Euripidesby Laura K. McClure

    Wiley 2016; US$ 195.00 US$ 175.50

    A Companion to Euripides is an up-to-date, centralized assessment of Euripides and his work, drawing from the most recently published texts, commentaries, and scholarship, and offering detailed discussions and provocative interpretations of his extant plays and fragments. The most contemporary scholarship on Euripides and his oeuvre, featuring... more...

  • T. Calpurnius Siculusby Evangelos Karakasis

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 154.00

    T. Calpurnius Siculus:A Pastoral Poet in Neronian Rome is the first ever detailed examination of the whole of Calpurnius' pastoral corpus in English. It aims to offer an overall picture of Calpurnius’ epigonal and generically transcending poetics and meta-poetics through a thorough comparative analysis of the generic interfaces between the bucolic... more...

  • Le >Declamazioni Minori< dello Pseudo-Quintilianoby Alfredo Casamento; Danielle van Mal-Maeder; Lucia Pasetti

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 126.00

    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...