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  • Seneca: Selected Dialogues and Consolationsby Seneca; Peter J. Anderson

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2015; US$ 11.95

    Seneca's dialogues--as his epistolary essays have traditionally been known--offer an ideal path into the philosophical thought of first-century Rome's most famous Stoic, whose compelled suicide in 65 CE (by order of his former pupil Emperor Nero) drew comparisons to the death of Socrates. Notable for, among other things, their portrait of a providential... more...

  • Metamorphosesby Ovid; A. D. Melville; E. J. Kenney

    OUP Oxford 1998; US$ 5.99

    The modern, unacademic idiom of A.D. Melville's translation opens the way to a fresh understanding of Ovid's unique and elusive vision of reality. 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...

  • On Academic Scepticismby Cicero; Charles Brittain

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2006; US$ 13.50

    Charles Brittain's elegant new translation of Cicero's Academica makes available for the first time a readable and accurate translation into modern English of this complex yet crucial source of our knowledge of the epistemological debates between the sceptical Academics and the Stoics. 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

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  • 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...