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  • Oedipus the Kingby Sophocles; Stephen Berg; Diskin Clay

    Oxford University Press 1988; US$ 5.99

    In this highly acclaimed translation of Sophocles' Oedipus the King , Stephen Berg (a distinguished poet) and Diskin Clay (an eminent classicist) combine their talents to offer the contemporary reader a dazzling and original version of Sophocles' timeless work. Emphasizing the intensity of the spoken language, they capture the unrelenting power of... more...

  • The Aeneidby Virgil; John Dryden

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 4.99 US$ 4.34

    Aeneas appears in The Illiad in vague snatches and starts as a traveling warrior of great piety who was loosely connected to the foundation of Rome. Virgil weaves these fragments into a powerful myth about the founding of Rome in The Aeneid . Aeneas travels from his native Troy to Italy then wages victorious war upon the Latins. more...

  • Casinaby Plautus; David Christenson

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2013; US$ 6.95

    The play Casina provides an introduction to the world of Roman comedy from one of its best practitioners, Plautus. As with all Focus translations, the emphasis is on an inexpensive, readable edition that is close to the original, with an extensive introduction, notes and appendices. more...

  • Antigoneby Sophocles; Reginald Gibbons; Charles Segal

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 7.99

    For readers, actors, students, teachers, and theatrical directors, this new translation of one of the greatest plays in the history of the western world provides the best combination of contemporary, powerful language, along with superb background and notes on meaning, interpretation, and ancient beliefs, attitudes, and contexts. more...

  • The Play of Texts and Fragmentsby J.C.R. Cousland; James Hume

    BRILL 2009; US$ 221.00

    This volumea (TM)s thirty-two contributions by major Euripidean scholars offer incisive treatments of many of Euripides' extant plays and their influence, as well as seminal examinations of a number of Euripidesa (TM) fragmentary plays. more...

  • The Complete Euripidesby Euripides; Peter Burian; Alan Shapiro

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 8.99

    This volume collects Hippolytos , a dramatic interpretation of the tragedy of Phaidra; Suppliant Women , a powerful examination of the competing poles of the human psyche; Ion a complex enactment of the changing relations between the human and divine orders; and The Children of Herakles , a descriptive tale of the descendants of Herakles and their... more...

  • Odyssea Homeri a Francisco Griffolino Aretino in Latinum translataby Christina Meckelnborg; Bernd Schneider

    BRILL 2011; US$ 176.00

    This edition offers a critical text of the Latin prose translation of the Odyssey of Homer, made in about 1462 by Francesco Griffolini at the behest of Pope Pius II. The comprehensive introduction provides information about the life and work of the author, examines his method of translation and clarifies the manuscript transmission of the text. more...

  • Metamorphosesby Leon Katz

    Bitingduck Press 2007; US$ 9.95

    A cycle of thirteen episodes told in Story Theater form, a narrator speaking and life-sized puppets performing simultaneously, Metamorphoses tells the stories from Greek mythology—from the first moments of creation to its version of the flood, and the trials, tribulations, and joys during Zeus’s long reign. It brings to life some of the most memorable... more...

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    MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This booktable of contents linked to every part. ******************. more...

  • Gorgiasby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. ******************. Gorgias is an important Socratic Dialogue in which Plato sets the rhetorician, whose specialty is persuasion, in opposition to the philosopher, whose specialty is dissuasion, or refutation. The art of persuasion was necessary for political and legal... more...