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  • Synagogeby Ian C. Cunningham

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 321.00

    The "Synagoge" (Gk: collection of useful word explanations) is one of the most important lexicographical sources from early Byzantine times. The anonymous author quotes extracts from the works of ancient authors which have not been preserved elsewhere and gives details of customs and myths from the epoch. At the same time, he presents... more...

  • Übersetzung antiker Literaturby Martin S. Harbsmeier; Josefine Kitzbichler; Katja Lubitz; Nina Mindt

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 182.00

    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...

  • Sound, Sense, and Rhythmby Mark W. Edwards

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 45.00 US$ 40.95

    This book concerns the way we read--or rather, imagine we are listening to--ancient Greek and Latin poetry. Through clear and penetrating analysis Mark Edwards shows how an understanding of the effects of word order and meter is vital for appreciating the meaning of classical poetry, composed for listening audiences. The first of four chapters examines... more...

  • Theorie der Übersetzung antiker Literatur in Deutschland seit 1800by Josefine Kitzbichler; Katja Lubitz; Nina Mindt

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 154.00

    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...

  • Gellius the Satiristby Wytse Keulen

    BRILL 2008; US$ 177.00

    Presents a portrait of the second-century miscellanist Aulus Gellius. Highlighting Gellius' use of humour and irony in his portrayals of controversial celebrities such as Favorinus and Herodes Atticus, this book provides a corrective to interpretations of Gellius as an uncritical philhellene or an apolitical bookworm. more...

  • Ny - Phiby Christos Theodoridis

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 293.00

    This lexicon, authored by the renowned Byzantine scholar Photios I (ca. 820–891),was a comprehensive and practical dictionary and encylopedia. This edition of the work includes for the first timea significant text source that was recently discovered. Thisis an indispensible reference for Hellenists, Byzantinists, historians, and theologists.... more...