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  1. Thucydides on the Outbreak of War: Character and Contest

    Thucydides on the Outbreak of War: Character and Contest [Hardback]

    S.N. Jaffe (Author)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9780198716280
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    The cause of great power war is a perennial issue for the student of politics. Some 2,400 years ago, in his monumental History of the Peloponnesian War, Thucydides wrote that it was the growth of Athenian power and the fear that this power inspire... .... Learn More
  2. The Politics of Sacrifice in Early Greek Myth and Poetry

    The Politics of Sacrifice in Early Greek Myth and Poetry [Hardback]

    Charles Heiko Stocking (Author)

    £64.99

    ISBN: 9781107164260
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This book offers a new interpretation of ancient Greek sacrifice from a cultural poetic perspective. Through close readings of the Theogony, the Homeric Hymn to Demeter, the Homeric Hymn to Hermes, and the Odyssey in conjunction with evidence from... .... Learn More
  3. Homer the Preclassic

    Homer the Preclassic [Paperback]

    Gregory Nagy (Author)

    £27.95

    ISBN: 9780520294875
    Published by : University of California Press
    Homer the Preclassic considers the development of the Homeric poems - in particular the Iliad and Odyssey-during the time when they were still part of the oral tradition. Gregory Nagy traces the evolution of rival ""Homers"" and the different vers... .... Learn More
  4. Authorship and Greek Song: Authority, Authenticity, and Performance: Studies in Archaic and Classical Greek Song: Vol. 3

    Authorship and Greek Song: Authority, Authenticity, and Performance: Studies in Archaic and Classical Greek Song: Vol. 3 [Hardback]

    Egbert J. Bakker (Editor)

    £106.00

    ISBN: 9789004339699
    Published by : Brill
    Series: Mnemosyne, Supplements
    Volume: 402
    Authorship and Greek Song is a collection of papers dealing with various aspects of authorship in the song culture of Ancient Greece. In this cultural context the idea of the poet as author of his poems is complicated by the fact that poetry in ar... .... Learn More
  5. The Rhetoric of Seeing in Attic Forensic Oratory

    The Rhetoric of Seeing in Attic Forensic Oratory [Hardback]

    Peter A. O'Connell (Author)

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9781477311684
    Published by : University of Texas Press
    In ancient Athenian courts of law, litigants presented their cases before juries of several hundred citizens. Their speeches effectively constituted performances that used the speakers' appearances, gestures, tones of voice, and emotional appeals ... .... Learn More
  6. Aeschylus and War: Comparative Perspectives on Seven Against Thebes

    Aeschylus and War: Comparative Perspectives on Seven Against Thebes [Hardback]

    Isabelle Torrance (Editor)

    £115.00

    ISBN: 9781138677005
    Published by : Routledge
    Series: Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies
    This volume brings together a group of interdisciplinary experts who demonstrate that Aeschylus' Seven Against Thebes is a text of continuing relevance and value for exploring ancient, contemporary and comparative issues of war and its attendant t... .... Learn More
  7. Language and Character in Euripides' Electra

    Language and Character in Euripides' Electra [Hardback]

    Evert Van Emde Boas (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9780198793601
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: Oxford Classical Monographs
    This study of Euripides' Electra approaches the text through the lens of modern linguistics, marrying it with traditional literary criticism in order to provide new and informative means of analysing and interpreting what is considered to be one o... .... Learn More
  8. JJP Supplement 30 (2016) Journal of Juristic Papyrology

    JJP Supplement 30 (2016) Journal of Juristic Papyrology: Fragments, Holes, and Wholes: Reconstrucing the Ancient World in Theory and Practice [Hardback]

    Tomasz Derda (Editor); Jennifer Hilder (Editor); Jan Kwapisz (Editor)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 9788394684808
    Published by : Journal of Juristic Papyrology
    Series: JJP Supplements
    Volume: 30
    The present volume offers a variety of case studies rather than a theoretically oriented survey of trends and overall approaches towards the fragmentarily preserved ancient material. Nevertheless, the discussions of specific cases are not confined... .... Learn More
  9. The Cambridge Companion to Xenophon

    The Cambridge Companion to Xenophon [Paperback]

    Michael A. Flower (Editor)

    £26.99

    ISBN: 9781107652156
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This Companion, the first dedicated to the philosopher and historian Xenophon of Athens, gives readers a sense of why he has held such a prominent place in literary and political culture from antiquity to the present and has been a favourite autho... .... Learn More
  10. A Companion to Euripides

    A Companion to Euripides [Hardback]

    Laura K. McClure (Editor)

    £156.00

    ISBN: 9781119257509
    Published by : Wiley-Blackwell
    Series: Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World
    A Companion to Euripides is an up-to-date, centralized assessment of Euripides and his work, drawing from the most recently published texts, commentaries, and scholarship, and offering detailed discussions and provocative interpretations of his ex... .... Learn More

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