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  • Beiträge zu den Fragmenten des Klearchos von Soloiby Stavros Tsitsiridis

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 126.00

    In der 1968 gegründeten Reihe erscheinen Monographien aus den Gebieten der Griechischen und Lateinischen Philologie sowie der Alten Geschichte. Die Bände weisen eine große Vielzahl von Themen auf: neben sprachlichen, textkritischen oder gattungsgeschichtlichen philologischen Untersuchungen stehen sozial-, politik-, finanz- und kulturgeschichtliche... more...

  • Triphiodorus, "The Sack of Troy"by Laura Miguélez-Cavero

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 149.99

    In der Reihe werden wichtige Neuausgaben und Kommentare zu Texten der griechisch-römischen Antike publiziert, insbesondere kommentierte Ausgaben nur fragmentarisch überlieferter Texte. Ihrem umfassenden Charakter entsprechend leistet die Reihe einen wesentlichen Beitrag zur Erschließung der antiken Literatur. more...

  • Seven Against Thebesby Aeschylus; Theodore Alois Buckley

    The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99 US$ 3.47

    The third and final play in Aeschylus' Oedipodea trilogy, Seven Against Thebes is the only one of the three plays that has survived intact to this day. During the course of the action-packed play, seven would-be usurpers storm the city's gates in a series of brutal attacks. Will the family -- still weakened by the curse put on its patriarch,... more...

  • Space in Archaic Greek Lyricby Jo Heirman

    Amsterdam University Press 2012; US$ 42.50

    From the end of the twentieth century onwards space has become a 'hot topic' in literary studies. This thesis contributes to the spatial turn by focusing on space in archaic Greek lyric (7th-5th c bc). A theoretical framework inspired by narratology, phenomenology and metaphor theory is applied to archaic lyric poems in which city, countryside... more...

  • The Poetic Style of the Greek Poet Sapphoby Harold Zellner

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 139.95

    This book argues that Sappho’s style is characteristically playful, and that this is probably the best explanation for some problematic features of her text. more...

  • Games of Venusby Peter Bing; Rip Cohen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95

    Recent attacks on contemporary art have portrayed the erotic content of works by Robert Mapplethorpe and others as if it were a deviation from the Western artistic tradition. On the contrary, there is a rich tradition of eroticism in the arts beginning with the erotic verse of ancient Greek and Roman poets. Games of Venus , the first comprehensive... more...

  • Euripides' "Alcestis"by Andreas Markantonatos

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 126.00

    In der 1968 gegründeten Reihe erscheinen Monographien aus den Gebieten der Griechischen und Lateinischen Philologie sowie der Alten Geschichte. Die Bände weisen eine große Vielzahl von Themen auf: neben sprachlichen, textkritischen oder gattungsgeschichtlichen philologischen Untersuchungen stehen sozial-, politik-, finanz- und kulturgeschichtliche... more...

  • The Greek Anthology Book XVIIby Greg Delanty

    Carcanet 2013; US$ 12.99

    The Greek Anthology is a treasure of the ancient world, sixteen books of poems, amatory, religious, elegiac, and satirical, written over the course of more than a millennium. And now at last the legendary Book XVII has surfaced. As full of poems that are delightfully unlike each other as Books I-XVI, here is a trove. Best, perhaps, to think of it as... more...

  • Tragedyby Maurice Valency

    New Amsterdam Books 1998; US$ 16.99

    This introduction to Greek tragedy, the origin of much of our modern drama, is the work of a remarkable scholar who is also a practical man of the theater. more...