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

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 126.00

    In recent years interest has grown for the study of ancient declamation (both Greek and Latin), and not only amongst classical scholars, but also in legal, literary and anthropological studies. It is now widely believed, in fact, that these texts, traditionally outside the traditional canon, can provide an interesting perspective to reinterpret the... more...

  • Neopoeticsby Christopher Collins

    Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 59.99

    The quest to understand the evolution of the literary mind has become a fertile field of inquiry and speculation for scholars across literary studies and cognitive science. In Paleopoetics , Christopher Collins’s acclaimed earlier title, he described how language emerged both as a communicative tool and as a means of fashioning other communicative... more...

  • Robin Hood in Outlaw/ed Spacesby Lesley Coote; Valerie B. Johnson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Following in the tradition of recent work by cultural geographers and historians of maps, this collection examines the apparently familiar figure of Robin Hood as he can be located within spaces that are geographical, cultural, and temporal. The volume is divided into two sections: the first features an interrogation of the literary and other textually... more...

  • Scholia in Euripidis "Hippolytum"by Jacopo Cavarzeran

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 182.00

    This edition contains the Greek text of the scholia ( vetera and recentiora) and the glosses to Euripides’ Hippolytus with a critical apparatus and an apparatus of loci similes . Before the text comes an introduction consisting of two chapters: the former sketches out the history of the exegesis and critical interpretation of the Euripidean... more...

  • Giovenale tra storia, poesia e ideologiaby Antonio Stramaglia; Stefano Grazzini; Giuseppe Dimatteo

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 154.00

    Juvenal’s satire continues to fascinate his readers and to challenge scholars by the constant interplay of a strong poetical identity, a keen historical perception, and an irresoluble ideological tension. The essays collected in this volume pursue these three strands from different but complementary perspectives, aiming at a firmer assessment of the... more...

  • Dialect, Diction, and Style in Greek Literary and Inscribed Epigramby Evina Sistakou; Antonios Rengakos

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 154.00

    Das Ziel der neuen Reihe und der zugehörigen Zeitschrift Trends in Classics ist es, fachübergreifende Studien aus allen Bereichen der Klassischen Philologien zu versammeln, die in innovativer Weise Theorien und Methoden benachbarter Disziplinen wie Narratologie, Intertextualitätsforschung, Rezeptionsästhetik und oral poetics in ihren... more...

  • Si verba teneremby Bruna Pieri; Daniele Pellacani

    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...

  • Deutsche Thukydidesübersetzungen vom 18. bis zum 20. Jahrhundertby Johann Martin Thesz

    De Gruyter 2017; 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...

  • Pseudoantike Skulptur IIby Sascha Kansteiner

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 91.99

    Eines der Leitmotive der antiken Bildhauerkunst ist die Orientierung an Werken vergangener Epochen. Bei der Beschäftigung mit idealplastischen Skulpturen von der Hand griechischer Bildhauer, die im späten Hellenismus und in der römischen Kaiserzeit tätig gewesen sind, stellt sich daher häufig die Frage, ob die Bildhauer im Einzelfall ein berühmtes... more...

  • Cervantes and the Humanist Visionby Alban K. Forcione

    Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 58.50 US$ 53.23

    This book sets the Novelas ejemplares in the mainstream of Christian Humanism and shows that their narrative forms manifest the breadth of the Christian Humanist vision as much as does the more overtly revolutionary Don Quixote. Originally published in 1983. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make... more...