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  1. 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
  2. Performing Oaths in Classical Greek Drama

    Performing Oaths in Classical Greek Drama [Hardback]

    Judith Fletcher (Author)

    Regular Price: £67.00

    Special Price: £7.95

    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
  3. Homer's Secret Odyssey

    Homer's Secret Odyssey [Paperback]

    Kenneth Wood (Author); Florence Wood (Author)

    Regular Price: £14.99

    Special Price: £4.95

    ISBN: 9780752460413
    Published by : The History Press
    This book takes a highly unusual approach to the study of the Odyssey, which the authors see as the repository of a vast amount of astronomical information, preserved in an extended allegorical form for a pre-literate society. They identify Odysse... .... Learn More
  4. A Transportation Archive from Fourth-Century Oxyrhynchus (P. Mich. XX)

    A Transportation Archive from Fourth-Century Oxyrhynchus (P. Mich. XX) [Hardback]

    K. A. Worp (Author); P. J. Sijpesteijn (Editor); Klaas A. Worp (Editor); T. Gagos (Editor); Arthur Verhoogt (Editor)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9780979975837
    Published by : American Society of Papyrologists
    Series: AMERICAN STUDIES IN PAPYROLOGY
    Volume: 49
    This volume publishes 27 Greek papyri concerned with the  transport of grain from Oxyrhynchus to Alexandria and Pelusium. Each text is presented with introduction, Greek text, English translation and explanatory notes. In the general introduc... .... Learn More
  5. Arion's Lyre

    Arion's Lyre: Archaic Lyric into Hellenistic Poetry [Hardback]

    Benjamin Acosta-Hughes (Author)

    Regular Price: £45.00

    Special Price: £12.95

    ISBN: 9780691095257
    Published by : Princeton University Press
    This study examines how Hellenistic poetic culture adapted, reinterpreted, and transformed Archaic Greek lyric through a complex process of textual, cultural, and creative reception. Looking at the ways in which the poetry of Sappho, Alcaeus, ... .... Learn More
  6. Pindar

    Pindar [Paperback]

    Anne Pippin Burnett (Author)

    Regular Price: £17.00

    Special Price: £3.95

    ISBN: 9780801895753
    Published by : Johns Hopkins University Press
    As a companion volume to her recent accessible study of Pindar's poetry, Anne Pippin Burnett here provides a new translation of the Victory Odes themselves. Brief introductions to each poem explain matters of context and mythological symbolism... .... Learn More
  7. JJP Supplement 14 (2010) Journal of Juristic Papyrology

    JJP Supplement 14 (2010) Journal of Juristic Papyrology: A Land List from the Panopolite Nome in Upper Egypt (after AD 21 3/4) [Hardback]

    Tomasz Derda (Author)

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9788392591931
    Published by : Journal of Juristic Papyrology
    Series: JJP Supplements
    Volume: 14
    In its collection, Bibliotheca Bodmeriana possesses a papyrus, whose verso contains Books V and VI of the Iliad (published by Victor Martin, Papyrus Bodmer I. Homère, Iliade chants 5 et 6 , Cologny - Genève 1954). The document published in the... .... Learn More
  8. Onomatologos

    Onomatologos: Studies in Greek Personal Names presented to Elaine Matthews [Hardback]

    R. W. V. Catling (Editor); F. Marchand (Author); M. Sasanow (Author)

    Regular Price: £90.00

    Special Price: £19.95

    ISBN: 9781842179826
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    onomatologos is a term used in later antiquity to describe eminent lexicographers such as Hesychius and Pollux as 'collectors of words', but here it is used as the title for a major volume of papers prepared in honour of Elaine Matthews, recen... .... Learn More
  9. Kostas Varnalis's Papers

    Kostas Varnalis's Papers: The Poet's Workshop and History (Modern Greek) [Paperback]

    Theano Michailidou (Editor)

    £17.00

    ISBN: 9789608696099
    Published by : American School of Classical Studies at Athens
    Series: New Griffon
    Volume: 11
    Kostas Varnalis (1884-1974) was a Bulgarian-born Greek writer and member of the demoticist movement in Greece. An important contemporary of Angelos Sikelianos and Nikos Kazantzakis, Varnalis’s floruit as a poet was in the interwar period. His most... .... Learn More
  10. To Mega Biblion

    To Mega Biblion: Book-ends, End-Titles, and Coronides in Papyri with Hexametric Poetry [Hardback]

    Francesca Schironi (Author)

    £44.00

    ISBN: 9780979975806
    Published by : American Society of Papyrologists
    Series: American Studies in Papyrology
    Volume: 48
    A systematic and chronological investigation into the nature and development of end-titles in papyrus rolls and codices of hexameter poetry from the 3rd century BC to the 6th century AD. The bulk of the evidence for presentation o... .... Learn More

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