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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. Word and Context in Latin Poetry

    Word and Context in Latin Poetry: Studies in Memory of David West [Hardback]

    A. J. Woodman (Editor); J. Wisse (Editor)

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9780956838155
    Published by : Cambridge Philological Society
    Series: Cambridge Classical Journal Supplements
    Volume: 40
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    This volume of essays is intended to commemorate the eminent Latin scholar David West, best known for his work on Lucretius, Horace, Virgil and Shakespeare. The contributors – Francis Cairns, Ian Du Quesnay, Bruce Gibson, Alex Hardie, Stephen Harr... .... Learn More
  4. A Historical and Topographical Guide to the Geography of Strabo

    A Historical and Topographical Guide to the Geography of Strabo [Hardback]

    Duane W. Roller (Author)

    £150.00

    ISBN: 9781107180659
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
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    Strabo's Geography, completed in the early first century AD, is the primary source for the history of Greek geography. This Guide provides the first English analysis of and commentary on this long and difficult text, and serves as a companion to t... .... Learn More
  5. Greek Federal Terminology

    Greek Federal Terminology [Paperback]

    Jacek Rzepka (Author)

    £20.00

    ISBN: 9788375312379
    Published by : Akanthina
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    This is a study of the vocabulary which the Greeks used to speak about states different from the polis (city-state). Some of these states, such as Boeotia in the fourth, and Achaea and Aetolia in the third century BC, reached superpower status in ... .... Learn More
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Homer, Troy and the Turks: Heritage and Identity in the Late Ottoman Empire, 1870-1915

    Homer, Troy and the Turks: Heritage and Identity in the Late Ottoman Empire, 1870-1915 [Hardback]

    Gunay Uslu (Author)

    £80.00

    ISBN: 9789462982697
    Published by : Amsterdam University Press
    Series: Heritage and Memory Studies
    Volume: 4
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    Homer's stories of Troy are part of the foundations of Western culture. What's less well known is that they also inspired Ottoman-Turkish cultural traditions. Yet even with all the historical and archaeological research into Homer and Troy, most s... .... Learn More
  9. Xenophon’s Ephesiaca: a Paraliterary Love-Story from the Ancient World

    Xenophon’s Ephesiaca: a Paraliterary Love-Story from the Ancient World [Hardback]

    Aldo Tagliabue (Author)

    £90.00

    ISBN: 9789492444127
    Published by : Barkhuis
    Series: Ancient Narrative Supplements
    Volume: 22
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    After many decades of neglect, the last forty years have seen a renewed scholarly appreciation of the literary value of the Greek novel. Within this renaissance of interest, four monographs have been published to date which focus on individual nov... .... Learn More
  10. The Music of Tragedy: Performance and Imagination in Euripidean Theater

    The Music of Tragedy: Performance and Imagination in Euripidean Theater [Hardback]

    Naomi A. Weiss (Author)

    £79.95

    ISBN: 9780520295902
    Published by : University of California Press
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    The Music of Tragedy offers a new approach to the study of classical Greek theater by examining the use of musical language, imagery, and performance in the late work of Euripides. Naomi Weiss demonstrates that Euripides' allusions to music-making... .... Learn More

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