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  1. Classical Literature and Posthumanism

    Classical Literature and Posthumanism [Hardback]

    Giulia Maria Chesi (Other); Francesca Spiegel (Other)

    £120.00

    ISBN: 9781350069503
    Published by : Bloomsbury
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    The subject of the posthuman, of what it means to be or to cease to be human, is emerging as a shared point of debate at large in the natural and social sciences and the humanities. This volume asks what classical learning can bring to the table... .... Learn More
  2. Didactic Poetry from Homer and Hesiod Onwards: Knowledge, Power, Tradition

    Didactic Poetry from Homer and Hesiod Onwards: Knowledge, Power, Tradition [Hardback]

    Lilah Grace Canevaro (Editor); Donncha O'Rourke (Editor)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9781910589793
    Published by : Classical Press of Wales
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    Here a team of young, established scholars offers new perspectives on poetic texts of wisdom, learning and teaching related to the great line of Greek and Latin poems descended from Hesiod. In previous scholarship, a drive to classify Greek and La... .... Learn More
  3. Homer: Iliad Book III

    Homer: Iliad Book III [Hardback]

    A. M. Bowie (Editor)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9781107063013
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
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    One of the most diverse in the Iliad, Book 3 moves between intimate scenes in the heart of Troy and scenes serious and comic on the battlefield. It describes a major ritual in an elaborate oath-swearing, assigns a major role to divine intervention... .... Learn More
  4. Homer: Iliad Book III

    Homer: Iliad Book III [Paperback]

    A. M. Bowie (Editor)

    £22.99

    ISBN: 9781107698024
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
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    One of the most diverse in the Iliad, Book 3 moves between intimate scenes in the heart of Troy and scenes serious and comic on the battlefield. It describes a major ritual in an elaborate oath-swearing, assigns a major role to divine intervention... .... Learn More
  5. Aeschylus: Suppliants

    Aeschylus: Suppliants [Hardback]

    Alan H. Sommerstein (Editor)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9781107058330
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
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    Many of the themes of Aeschylus' Suppliants - the treatment of refugees, forced marriage, ethnic and cultural clashes, decisions on war and peace, political deception - resonate strongly in the world of today. The play was, however, for many years... .... Learn More
  6. Aeschylus: Suppliants

    Aeschylus: Suppliants [Paperback / Softback]

    Alan H. Sommerstein (Editor)

    £24.99

    ISBN: 9781107686717
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
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    Many of the themes of Aeschylus' Suppliants - the treatment of refugees, forced marriage, ethnic and cultural clashes, decisions on war and peace, political deception - resonate strongly in the world of today. The play was, however, for many years... .... Learn More
  7. Demosthenes: Selected Political Speeches

    Demosthenes: Selected Political Speeches [Hardback]

    Judson Herrman (Editor)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9781107021334
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
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    Demosthenes, as an emerging political leader in fourth-century Athens, delivered a series of fiery speeches to the citizens in the democratic Assembly, attacking the Macedonian king Philip II as an aggressive imperialist bent on destroying the cit... .... Learn More
  8. Demosthenes: Selected Political Speeches

    Demosthenes: Selected Political Speeches [Paperback / Softback]

    Judson Herrman (Editor)

    £23.99

    ISBN: 9781107610842
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
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    Demosthenes, as an emerging political leader in fourth-century Athens, delivered a series of fiery speeches to the citizens in the democratic Assembly, attacking the Macedonian king Philip II as an aggressive imperialist bent on destroying the cit... .... Learn More
  9. Metaphor in Homer: Time, Speech, and Thought

    Metaphor in Homer: Time, Speech, and Thought [Hardback]

    Andreas T. Zanker (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9781108491884
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
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    How are time, speech, and thought presented in the Iliad and Odyssey? What role does metaphor play in these portrayals? How might metaphor have aided the poet in the production of his song? In this book, Andreas T. Zanker considers these and other... .... Learn More
  10. The Politics of Youth in Greek Tragedy: Gangs of Athens

    The Politics of Youth in Greek Tragedy: Gangs of Athens [Paperback]

    Matthew Shipton (Author)

    £28.99

    ISBN: 9781350124967
    Published by : Bloomsbury
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    This bold new set of interpretations of tragedy offers innovative analyses of the dynamic between politics and youth in the ancient world. By exploring how tragedy responded to the fluctuating attitudes to young people at a highly turbulent time i... .... Learn More

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