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Classical Greek literature & literatures of related Hellenic languages

Postcolonial Amazons: Female Masculinity and Courage in Ancient Greek and Sanskrit Literature

ISBN : 9780199533374

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¥15,961
Author: 
Walter Duvall Penrose, Jr.
Pages
336 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
156 x 234 mm
Pub date
Nov 2016
Scholars have long been divided on the question of whether the Amazons of Greek legend actually existed. Notably, Soviet archaeologists' discoveries of the bodies of women warriors in the 1980s appear ... Read more

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Prosopography of Greek Rhetors and Sophists of the Roman Empire

ISBN : 9780198713401

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¥31,196
Author: 
Pawel Janiszewski; Krystyna Stebnicka; Elzbieta Szabat
Pages
480 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
195 x 253 mm
Pub date
Nov 2014
This volume - the first project of its kind in the field - collates c. 1200 biographical entries on Greek sophists and rhetors who flourished in the Roman Empire from the first to the seventh century ... Read more

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Pseudo-Longinus: On the Sublime

ISBN : 9780192894205

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¥35,805
Author: 
Stephen Halliwell
Pages
592 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
156 x234 mm
Pub date
Jun 2022
This is the first new edition in English for more than half a century of one of the most influential works in the entire history of aesthetics, the treatise On the Sublime, whose author is unknown but ... Read more

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Pseudo-Manetho, Apotelesmatica, Books Two, Three, and Six: Edited with Introduction, Translation, and Commentary

ISBN : 9780198858782

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¥30,690
Author: 
J. L. Lightfoot
Pages
1040 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
153 x 234 mm
Pub date
Nov 2020
This is the first commentary in any language on three of the books of ancient Greek astrological poetry ascribed to the Egyptian priest Manetho. Manetho, who became a figure for recondite wisdom, came ... Read more

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Rediscovering E. R. Dodds: Scholarship, Education, Poetry, and the Paranormal

ISBN : 9780198777366

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¥16,159
Author: 
Christopher Stray; Christopher Pelling; Stephen Harrison
Pages
368 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
138 x 216 mm
Pub date
Sep 2019
Rediscovering E. R. Dodds offers the first comprehensive assessment of a remarkable classical scholar, who was also a poet with extensive links to twentieth-century English and Irish literary culture, ... Read more

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Rethinking Lessing's Laocoon: Antiquity, Enlightenment, and the 'Limits' of Painting and Poetry

ISBN : 9780198802228

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¥19,228
Author: 
Michael Squire; Avi S. Lifschitz
Pages
464 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
135 x 216 mm
Pub date
Sep 2017
Series
Classical Presences
Gotthold Ephraim Lessing first published Laokoon, oder uber die Grenzen der Mahlerey und Poesie (Laocoon, or on the Limits of Painting and Poetry) in 1766. Over the last 250 years, Lessing's essay has ... Read more

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Scribes and Scholars: A Guide to the Transmission of Greek and Latin Literature (4th edition)

ISBN : 9780199686339

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¥7,359
Author: 
Leighton D. Reynolds; N. G. Wilson
Pages
336 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
139 x 214 mm
Pub date
Dec 2013
One of the remarkable facts about the history of Western culture is that we are still in a position to read large amounts of the literature produced in classical Greece and Rome despite the fact that ... Read more

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Statius, Thebaid 2

ISBN : 9780198744702

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¥24,552
Author: 
Kyle Gervais
Pages
432 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
162 x 241 mm
Pub date
Mar 2017
Composed towards the end of the first century CE, Statius' Thebaid relates the myth of the 'Seven against Thebes': the assault of the seven champions of Argos on the ancient city in a bid to oust Eteo ... Read more

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Style and Necessity in Thucydides

ISBN : 9780198812043

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¥18,414
Author: 
Tobias Joho
Pages
352 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
135 x216 mm
Pub date
Aug 2022
Ancient literary critics were struck by what they described as Thucydides' "nominal style," a term that refers to Thucydides' fondness for abstract nominal phrases. As this book shows, Thucydides freq ... Read more

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Textual Events: Performance and the Lyric in Early Greece

ISBN : 9780198805823

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¥15,752
Author: 
Felix Budelmann; Tom Phillips
Pages
320 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
138 x 216 mm
Pub date
Mar 2018
In exploring the idea of lyric performances as 'textual events', this volume marks a departure from the interpretation of Greek lyric as a type of socio-political discourse that has been prominent in ... Read more

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