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  1. Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context

    Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context [Hardback]

    Jacques Jouanna (Author)

    £45.95

    ISBN: 9780691172071
    Published by : Princeton University Press
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    Here, for the first time in English, is celebrated French classicist Jacques Jouanna's magisterial account of the life and work of Sophocles. Exhaustive and authoritative, this acclaimed book combines biography and detailed studies of Sophocles' p... .... Learn More
  2. The Symposion: Drinking Greek Style: Essays on Greek Pleasure 1983-2017

    The Symposion: Drinking Greek Style: Essays on Greek Pleasure 1983-2017 [Hardback]

    Oswyn Murray (Author); Vanessa Cazzato (Editor)

    £90.00

    ISBN: 9780198814627
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    Symposion is the Greek word for 'drinking together'—the social institution of reclining on couches and enjoying the pleasures of wine, sex, and song. Although the Greeks learned the rituals of communal drinking from the Near East, they turned them... .... Learn More
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Simonides the Poet: Intertextuality and Reception

    Simonides the Poet: Intertextuality and Reception [Hardback]

    Richard Rawles (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9781107141704
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
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    Simonides is tantalising and enigmatic, known both from fragments and from an extensive tradition of anecdotes. This monograph, the first in English for a generation, employs a two-part diachronic approach: Richard Rawles first reads Simonidean fr... .... Learn More
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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