Language & Literature

Items 21 to 30 of 124 total

per page
Page:
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5

Set Ascending Direction
  1. Why Homer Matters

    Why Homer Matters [Hardback]

    Adam Nicholson (Author)

    Regular Price: £25.00

    Special Price: £7.95

    ISBN: 9781627791793
    Published by : Henry Holt
    Where does Homer come from? And why does Homer matter? His epic poems of war and suffering can still speak to us of the role of destiny in life, of cruelty, of humanity and its frailty, but why they do is a mystery. How can we be so intimate with ... .... Learn More
  2. Homer on the Gods and Human Virtue

    Homer on the Gods and Human Virtue [Hardback]

    Peter J. Ahrensdorf (Author)

    Regular Price: £34.99

    Special Price: £15.00

    ISBN: 9780521193887
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This book seeks to restore Homer to his rightful place among the principal figures in the history of political and moral philosophy. Through this fresh and provocative analysis of the Iliad and the Odyssey, Peter J. Ahrensdorf examines Homer's und... .... Learn More
  3. KE-RA-ME-JA

    KE-RA-ME-JA [Hardback]

    Dimitri Nakassis (Editor); Joann Gulizio (Editor); Sarah A. James (Editor)

    £55.00

    Click here for ebook buying options

    ISBN: 9781931534765
    Published by : INSTAP Academic Press (Institute for Aegean Prehistory)
    Series: Prehistory Monographs
    Volume: 46
    The title of this volume, ke-ra-me-ja in Linear B, was chosen because it means “potter” (Κεράμεια, from Greek κέραμος, “potter’s clay”) and combines two major strands of Cynthia Shelmerdine’s scholarship: Mycenaean ceramics and Linear B texts. It... .... Learn More
  4. Dictionary of Classical Mythology

    Dictionary of Classical Mythology [Paperback]

    Jennifer R. March (Author)

    £29.95

    Click here for ebook buying options

    ISBN: 9781782976356
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Jenny March’s acclaimed Dictionary of Classical Mythology, first published in 1998 but long out of print, has been extensively revised and expanded including a completely new set of beautiful line-drawing illustrations for this Ox... .... Learn More
  5. Cult, Myth, and Occasion in Pindar’s Victory Odes

    Cult, Myth, and Occasion in Pindar’s Victory Odes [Hardback]

    Eveline Krummen (Author); J. G. Howie (Translator)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9780905205564
    Published by : Francis Cairns (Publications) Ltd
    Volume: 52
    In this pioneering study, first published in German as Pyrsos Hymnon. Festliche Gegenwart und mythisch-rituelle Tradition als Voraussetzung einer Pindarinterpretation (Isthmie 4, Pythie 5, Olympie 1 und 3) (1990), Eveline Krummen examines the rela... .... Learn More
  6. Sophocles’ Jebb

    Sophocles’ Jebb [Hardback]

    Chris Stray (Editor)

    Regular Price: £52.50

    Special Price: £24.95

    Click here for ebook buying options

    ISBN: 9780956838131
    Published by : Cambridge Philological Society
    Series: Proceedings of the Cambridge Philological Society Supplementary Volume
    Volume: 38
    Sir Richard Jebb (1841–1905) was the most celebrated classical scholar in late Victorian Britain: his edition of Sophocles, which remains a classic, brought him a knighthood. Professor of Greek at Cambridge from 1889, and MP for the University fro... .... Learn More
  7. At the Limits of Art

    At the Limits of Art: A Literary Study of Aelius Aristides' Hieroi Logoi [Hardback]

    Janet Downie (Author)

    Regular Price: £65.00

    Special Price: £12.95

    ISBN: 9780199924875
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Aelius Aristides' Hieroi Logoi present a unique first-person narrative from the ancient world-a narrative that seems at once public and private, artful and naive. While scholars have embraced the Logoi as a rich source for Imperial-era religion, p... .... Learn More
  8. From Polypragmon to Curiosus

    From Polypragmon to Curiosus: Ancient Concepts of Curious and Meddlesome Behaviour [Hardback]

    Matthew Leigh (Author)

    Regular Price: £79.00

    Special Price: £14.95

    ISBN: 9780199668618
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    From Polypragmon to Curiosus is a study of how Greek and Latin writers describe curious, meddlesome, and exaggerated behaviour. Founded on a detailed investigation of a family of Greek terms, often treated as synonymous with each other, and of the... .... Learn More
  9. Menander: Eleven Plays

    Menander: Eleven Plays [Paperback]

    Colin Austin (Editor)

    £35.00

    Click here for ebook buying options

    ISBN: 9780956838124
    Published by : Cambridge Philological Society
    Series: Proceedings of the Cambridge Philological Society Supplementary Volume
    Volume: 37
    Colin Austin, Professor of Greek at Cambridge University 1998–2008, was one of the world’s foremost experts in the reconstruction and interpretation of Greek comedy. When he died in August 2010, he was working towards a new edition of Menander for... .... Learn More
  10. Relative Chronology in Early Greek Epic Poetry

    Relative Chronology in Early Greek Epic Poetry [Hardback]

    Oivind Andersen (Author)

    Regular Price: £67.00

    Special Price: £9.95

    ISBN: 9780521194976
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This book sets out to disentangle the complex chronology of early Greek epic poetry, which includes Homer, Hesiod, hymns and catalogues. The preserved corpus of these texts is characterized by a rather uniform language and many recurring themes... .... Learn More

Items 21 to 30 of 124 total

per page
Page:
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5

Set Ascending Direction
[profiler]
Memory usage: real: 18350080, emalloc: 17686112
Code ProfilerTimeCntEmallocRealMem