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Ancient, Classical & Medieval

  • The 'Fifth Veda' of Hinduismby Ithamar Theodor

    I.B.Tauris 2016; US$ 17.99

    The Bhagavata Purana is one of the most important, central and popular scriptures of Hinduism. A medieval Sanskrit text, its influence as a religious book has been comparable only to that of the great Hindu epics, the Ramayana and the Mahabharata. Ithamar Theodor here offers the first analysis for twenty years of the Bhagavata Purana (often called... more...

  • A.S. Byattby Alexa Alfer

    Manchester University Press 2013; US$ 23.99

    This comprehensive study of A. S. Byatt's work spans virtually her entire career and offers insightful readings of all of Byatt's works of fiction up to and including her Man-Booker-shortlisted novel The Children's Book (2009). The authors combine an accessible overview of Byatt's uvre to date with close critical analysis of all her major works. Uniquely,... more...

  • Abusive Mouths in Classical Athensby Nancy Worman

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 35.00

    A fascinating study examining the imagery of the mouth in classical Athenian invective. more...

  • Acceptable Wordsby Jeffrey Wainwright

    Manchester University Press 2013; US$ 23.99

    Geoffrey Hill has said that some great poetry 'recognises that words fail us'. These essays explore Hill's struggle over fifty years with the recalcitrance of language. This book seeks to show how all his work is marked by the quest for the right pitch of utterance whether it is sorrowing, angry, satiric or erotic. It shows how Hill's words are never... more...

  • An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Modern Egyptiansby Edward William Lane

    American University of Cairo Press 2012; US$ 19.99

    Few works about the Middle East have exerted such wide and long-lasting influence as Edward William Lane’s An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Modern Egyptians. First published in 1836, this classic book has never gone out of print, continuously providing material and inspiration for generations of scholars, writers, and travelers, who have... more...

  • Adnotationes super Lucanumby Johannes Endt

    De Gruyter 1969; US$ 140.00

    Adnotationes Super Lucanum (Bibliotheca Teubneriana) more...

  • Aegean Interactionsby Christy Constantakopoulou

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 109.99

    The third century BC was a troubled period of ancient Greek history, not least due to the power struggles raging in the Aegean. This volume explores the history of interaction in the region, focusing on the island of Delos and drawing on material evidence to show how active networks of political, religious, and cultural interaction were formed. more...

  • Aeli Donati quod fertur Commentum ad Andriam Terentiby Aelius Donatus; Carmela Cioffi

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 112.00

    Die Bibliotheca Teubneriana , gegründet 1849, ist die weltweit älteste, traditionsreichste und umfangreichste Editionsreihe griechischer und lateinischer Literatur von der Antike bis zur Neuzeit. Pro Jahr erscheinen 4-5 neue Editionen. Sämtliche Ausgaben werden durch eine lateinische Praefatio ergänzt. more...

  • The Aeneidby Virgil; David West; David West

    Penguin Books Ltd 2003; US$ 15.50

    Virgil's Aeneid, inspired by Homer and inspiration for Dante and Milton, is an immortal poem at the heart of Western life and culture. Virgil took as his hero Aeneas, legendary survivor of the fall of Troy and father of the Roman race, and in telling a story of dispossession and defeat, love and war, he portrayed human life in all its nobility and... more...

  • Aeneidby Virgil; Frederick Ahl; Elaine Fantham

    OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 10.99

    Frederick Ahl's new translation captures the excitement, poetic energy, and intellectual force of Virgil's epic poem in a way that has never been done before. Echoing the Virgilian hexameter the verse stays almost line for line with the original in a thrillingly accurate and engaging style. more...