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  1. Pseudo-Arcadius' Epitome of Herodian's De Prosodia Catholica: Edited with an Introduction and Commentary

    Pseudo-Arcadius' Epitome of Herodian's De Prosodia Catholica: Edited with an Introduction and Commentary [Hardback]

    Stephanie Roussou (Author)

    £100.00

    ISBN: 9780198805588
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: Oxford Classical Monographs
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    This volume contains a new critical edition of Pseudo-Arcadius' Epitome of Herodian's De Prosodia Catholica, including an extensive introduction, critical apparatus, apparatus of parallel passages, and full commentary.
     
    Misattrib... .... Learn More
  2. Lykophron's Alexandra, Rome, and the Hellenistic World

    Lykophron's Alexandra, Rome, and the Hellenistic World [Hardback]

    Simon Hornblower (Author)

    £55.00

    ISBN: 9780198723684
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    This volume takes as its subject one of the most important Greek poems of the Hellenistic period: the Alexandra attributed to Lykophron, probably written in about 190 BC. At 1474 lines and with a riddling narrative and a preponderance of unusual v... .... Learn More
  3. Pindar and the Poetics of Permanence

    Pindar and the Poetics of Permanence [Hardback]

    Henry Spelman (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9780198821274
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: Oxford Classical Monographs
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    Whereas the last several decades of scholarship on early Greek lyric have been primarily concerned with the immediate contexts of first performance, this volume turns its attention instead to the rhetoric and realities of poetic permanence, provid... .... Learn More
  4. The Mimiambs of Herodas: Translated into an English `Choliambic' Metre with Literary-Historical Introductions and Notes

    The Mimiambs of Herodas: Translated into an English `Choliambic' Metre with Literary-Historical Introductions and Notes [Paperback]

    Anna Rist (Author)

    £28.99

    ISBN: 9781350066830
    Published by : Bloomsbury
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    The third-century BC Greek poet Herodas had been all but forgotten until a papyrus of eight of his Mimiambs (plus fragments) turned up in the Egyptian desert at the end of the 19th century. They have since been translated into various modern langu... .... Learn More
  5. The Gentle, Jealous God: Reading Euripides' Bacchae in English

    The Gentle, Jealous God: Reading Euripides' Bacchae in English [Paperback]

    Simon Perris (Author)

    £28.99

    ISBN: 9781350066854
    Published by : Bloomsbury
    Series: Bloomsbury Studies in Classical Reception
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    Euripides' Bacchae is the magnum opus of the ancient world's most popular dramatist and the most modern, perhaps postmodern, of Greek tragedies. Twentieth-century poets and playwrights have often turned their hand to Bacchae, leaving the play with... .... Learn More
  6. A Guide to Reading Herodotus' Histories

    A Guide to Reading Herodotus' Histories [Hardback]

    Sean Sheehan (Author)

    £65.00

    ISBN: 9781474292672
    Published by : Bloomsbury
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    Modern scholarship judges Herodotus to be a more complex writer than his past readers supposed. His Histories is now being read in ways that are seemingly incompatible if not contradictory. This volume interrogates the various ways the text of the... .... Learn More
  7. Antiphon and Andocides: Speeches (Antiphontis et Andocidis Orationes)

    Antiphon and Andocides: Speeches (Antiphontis et Andocidis Orationes) [Hardback]

    Mervin R. Dilts (Editor); David J. Murphy (Editor)

    £35.00

    ISBN: 9780199605477
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: Oxford Classical Texts
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    This is the first Oxford Classical Text of the speeches of Antiphon and Andocides, two Athenian orators of the fifth century BCE. An influential statesman, Antiphon of Rhamnus also wrote speeches for clients in court cases, of which three are exta... .... Learn More
  8. Homer's Iliad and the Trojan War: Dialogues on Tradition

    Homer's Iliad and the Trojan War: Dialogues on Tradition [Hardback]

    Naoise Mac Sweeney (Author); Jan Haywood (Author)

    £85.00

    ISBN: 9781350012684
    Published by : Bloomsbury
    Series: Bloomsbury Studies in Classical Reception
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    In this new volume, Jan Haywood and Naoise Mac Sweeney investigate the position of Homer's Iliad within the wider Trojan War tradition through a series of detailed case studies. From ancient Mesopotamia to twenty-first century America, these examp... .... Learn More
  9. Interpreting Herodotus

    Interpreting Herodotus [Hardback]

    Thomas Harrison (Editor); Elizabeth Irwin (Editor)

    £90.00

    ISBN: 9780198803614
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    Charles W. Fornara's Herodotus: An Interpretative Essay (Oxford, 1971) was a landmark publication in the study of the great Greek historian. Well-known in particular for its main thesis that the Histories should be read against the background of t... .... Learn More
  10. Homer and the Poetics of Hades

    Homer and the Poetics of Hades [Hardback]

    George Alexander Gazis (Author)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9780198787266
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    Homer and the Poetics of Hades offers a new and unique approach to the Iliad and, more particularly, the Odyssey through an exploration of the role and function of the Underworld as a poetic resource permitting an alternative perspective on the ep... .... Learn More

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