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  1. 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
  2. Sophocles’ Jebb

    Sophocles’ Jebb [Hardback]

    Chris Stray (Editor)

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    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
  3. At the Limits of Art

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

    Janet Downie (Author)

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    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
  4. From Polypragmon to Curiosus

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

    Matthew Leigh (Author)

    Regular Price: £79.00

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    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
  5. Menander: Eleven Plays

    Menander: Eleven Plays [Paperback]

    Colin Austin (Editor)

    £35.00

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    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
  6. Relative Chronology in Early Greek Epic Poetry

    Relative Chronology in Early Greek Epic Poetry [Hardback]

    Oivind Andersen (Author)

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    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
  7. Aeschylus: Prometheus Bound

    Aeschylus: Prometheus Bound [Paperback]

    Ian Ruffell (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780715634769
    Published by : Bristol Classical Press
    Prometheus Bound is a play beloved of revolutionaries, romantics and rebels, with a fierce optimism tempered by an acute awareness of the compromises, dangers and obsessions of political action. This companion sets the play in its historical conte... .... Learn More
  8. Frontiers of Pleasure

    Frontiers of Pleasure: Models of Aesthetic Response in Archaic and Classical Greek Thought [Hardback]

    Anastasia-Erasmia Peponi (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780199798322
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Frontiers of Pleasure calls into question a number of influential modern notions regarding aesthetics by going back to the very beginnings of aesthetic thought in Greece and raising critical issues regarding conceptions of how one responds to the ... .... Learn More
  9. Exemplum and Myth, Criticism and Creation

    Exemplum and Myth, Criticism and Creation [Hardback]

    J. G. Howie (Author)

    £80.00

    ISBN: 9780905205540
    Published by : Francis Cairns (Publications) Ltd
    Volume: 3
    J. Gordon Howie's seminal papers on Homer, Hesiod, Sappho, Pindar, Euripides, Thucydides, and Xenophon document the vitality and influence of cultural and intellectual patterns first visible in early Greek epic and lyric, and reveal the impact ... .... Learn More
  10. Performing Oaths in Classical Greek Drama

    Performing Oaths in Classical Greek Drama [Hardback]

    Judith Fletcher (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780521762731
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Oaths were ubiquitous rituals in ancient Athenian legal, commercial, civic and international spheres. Their importance is reflected by the fact that much of surviving Greek drama features a formal oath sworn before the audience. This is the first ... .... Learn More

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