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  1. The Epigrams of Crinagoras of Mytilene

    The Epigrams of Crinagoras of Mytilene: Introduction, Text, Commentary [Hardback]

    Maria Ypsilanti (Author)

    £100.00

    ISBN: 9780199565825
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    Relatively little is known of the life of Crinagoras of Mytilene: a Greek epigrammatist and diplomat who lived between the first centuries BC and AD, he was despatched to Rome as part of the embassies to Julius Caesar and Octavian, was held in hig... .... Learn More
  2. The Homeric Simile in Comparative Perspectives: Oral Traditions from Saudi Arabia to Indonesia

    The Homeric Simile in Comparative Perspectives: Oral Traditions from Saudi Arabia to Indonesia [Hardback]

    Jonathan L. Ready (Author)

    £70.00

    ISBN: 9780198802556
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    The Homeric Simile in Comparative Perspectives: Oral Traditions from Saudi Arabia to Indonesia investigates both the construction of the Homeric simile and the performance of Homeric poetry from neglected comparative perspectives, offering a revea... .... Learn More
  3. The Making of the Odyssey

    The Making of the Odyssey [Paperback]

    M. L. West (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9780198810193
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    The poet of the Odyssey was a seriously flawed genius. He had a wonderfully inventive imagination, a gift for pictorial detail and for introducing naturalistic elements into epic dialogue, and a grand architectural plan for the poem. He was also a... .... Learn More
  4. Lykophron: Alexandra

    Lykophron: Alexandra: Greek Text, Translation, Commentary, and Introduction [Paperback]

    Simon Hornblower (Author)

    £35.00

    ISBN: 9780198810643
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    The Alexandra attributed to Lykophron is a minor poetic masterpiece. At 1474 lines, it is one of the most important and notoriously difficult Greek poems dating from the Hellenistic period (most likely the early second century BC). Most of the poe... .... Learn More
  5. Para-Narratives in the Odyssey: Stories in the Frame

    Para-Narratives in the Odyssey: Stories in the Frame [Hardback]

    Maureen Alden (Author)

    £80.00

    ISBN: 9780199291069
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    Readers coming to the Odyssey for the first time are often dazzled and bewildered by the wealth of material it contains which is seemingly unrelated to the central story: the main plot of Odysseus' return to Ithaca is complicated by myriad seconda... .... Learn More
  6. Pindar's Eyes: Visual and Material Culture in Epinician Poetry

    Pindar's Eyes: Visual and Material Culture in Epinician Poetry [Hardback]

    David Fearn (Author)

    £70.00

    ISBN: 9780198746379
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    Pindar's Eyes is a ground-breaking interdisciplinary exploration of the interactions between Greek lyric poetry and visual and material culture in the early fifth century BCE. It draws on case studies of classical art and texts to open up analysis... .... Learn More
  7. Aristotle: Metaphysics: Book Iota

    Aristotle: Metaphysics: Book Iota [Paperback]

    Laura M. Castelli (Editor)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9780199682997
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    The Clarendon Aristotle Series is designed for both students and professionals. It provides accurate translations of selected Aristotelian texts, accompanied by incisive commentaries that focus on philosophical problems and issues. The volumes in... .... Learn More
  8. Device and Composition in the Greek Epic Cycle

    Device and Composition in the Greek Epic Cycle [Hardback]

    Benjamin Sammons (Author)

    £55.00

    ISBN: 9780190614843
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    From a corpus of Greek epics known in antiquity as the <"Epic Cycle,>" six poems dealt with the same Trojan War mythology as the Homeric poems. Though they are now lost, these poems were much read and much discussed in ancient times, not only for ... .... Learn More
  9. Understanding Relations Between Scripts

    Understanding Relations Between Scripts: The Aegean Writing Systems [Paperback]

    Philippa Steele (Editor)

    Regular Price: £36.00

    Special Price: £27.00

    ISBN: 9781785706448
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Understanding Relations Between Scripts: The Aegean Writing Systems arises from a conference held in Cambridge in 2015. The question of how writing systems are related to each other, and how we can study those relationships, ... .... Learn More
  10. Aelius Aristides: Orations, Volume I

    Aelius Aristides: Orations, Volume I [Hardback]

    Michael Trapp (Editor)

    £15.95

    ISBN: 9780674996465
    Published by : Harvard University Press
    Series: Loeb Classical Library
    Publius Aelius Aristides Theodorus was among the most celebrated authors of the Second Sophistic and an important figure in the transmission of Hellenism. Born to wealthy landowners in Mysia in 117, he studied in Athens and Pergamum before he fell... .... Learn More

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