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  • Electraby Sophocles; Anne Carson; Michael Shaw

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 29.99

    Based on the conviction that only translators who write poetry themselves can properly recreate the celebrated and timeless tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides, the Greek Tragedy in New Translations series offers new translations that go beyond the literal meaning of the Greek in order to evoke the poetry of the originals. Under the general... more...

  • Helenby Euripides; James Michie; Colin Leach

    Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 19.99

    Transcending the literal bounds of genre, Euripides' Helen has been characterized as both a comedy and a tragedy. In this evocative translation by James Michie and Colin Leach, Euripides' delicate balance--in all its subtlety of texture and tone--is beautifully captured. Finding its source in a myth ascribed to the Sicilian poet Stesichorus, this... more...

  • God and the Landby Stephanie Nelson; David Grene

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 33.99

    In this pathbreaking book, which includes a powerful new translation of Hesiod's Works and Days by esteemed translator David Grene, Stephanie Nelson argues that a society's vision of farming contains deep indications about its view of the human place within nature, and our relationship to the divine. She contends that both Hesiod in the Works and... more...

  • Ionby Euripides; W. S. Di Piero; Peter Burian

    Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 24.99

    Series CopyBased on the conviction that only translators who write poetry themselves can properly recreate the celebrated and timeless tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides, The Greek Tragedies in New Translations series offers new translations that go beyond the literal meaning of the Greek in order to evoke the poetry of the originals.... more...

  • Philodemus and Poetryby Dirk Obbink

    Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 169.99

    This is an edited collection by a distinguished team of scholars on the philosopher and poet Philodemus of Gadara (ca. 110-40 BC). The discovery of his library at Herculaneum, and the editing and gradual publication of the material, has reawakened interest in the philosophical and historical importance of his work. Philodemus presents us with a poetic... more...

  • Orestesby Euripides; John Peck; Frank Nisetich

    Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 24.99

    Based on the conviction that only translators who write poetry themselves can properly recreate the celebrated and timeless tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides, The Greek Tragedy in New Translations series offers new translations that go beyond the literal meaning of the Greek in order to evoke the poetry of the originals. Under the... more...

  • The Distaff Sideby Beth Cohen

    Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 69.99

    Female Characters play various roles in the Odyssey : patron goddess (Athena), seductress (Kirke, the Sirens, Nausikaa), carnivorous monster (Skylla), maid servant (Eurykleia), and faithful wife (Penelope). Adopting an interdisciplinary approach, this study examines these different female representations and their significance within the context of... more...

  • The Epigrams of Philodemosby David Sider

    Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 169.99

    This edition collects all the epigrams attributed to Epicurean philosopher and poet Philodemos of Gadara (ca. 110-40 BC). In editing these epigrams, Sider has reexamined several manuscripts of the Greek Anthology. Thirty-eight epigrams (three only doubtfully Philodemean, and two spurious) are printed in the original Greek and in English translation,... more...

  • The New Simonidesby Deborah Boedeker; David Sider

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 154.99

    Over the course of his life (550-460 BC), the Greek poet Simonides produced poetic work of every kind then extant. Unfortunately, Simonides' corpus has survived only in fragments, though classical scholars have been studying his work for generations. The 1992 discovery of the Oxyrhynchus Papyri revolutionized the study of Simonides, casting particular... more...

  • Critical Notes on Plato's Politeiaby S. R. Slings; Gerard Boter; Johannes van Ophuijsen

    BRILL 2005; US$ 142.00

    This volume accompanies the new Oxford edition of Plato's Republic. It contains textual discussions of a large number of passages, in which problems of every kind are treated. more...