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  1. Euripides: Ion

    Euripides: Ion [Paperback]

    Laura Swift (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780715637449
    Published by : Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd.
    Ion is one of Euripdes' less well known plays, in antiquity just as today, possibly due to the obscurity of the myth on which it was based. The story concerns the rape of Creousa by Apollo, and the upbringing of the resultant son abandoned son ... .... Learn More
  2. Homer's Cosmic Fabrication

    Homer's Cosmic Fabrication: Choice and Design in the Iliad [Hardback]

    Bruce Heiden (Author)

    Regular Price: £71.00

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    ISBN: 9780195341072
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    A new attempt to get to the bottom of the organisation and construction of the Iliad, which proposes that the poem is structured in such a way as to make reading it profitable, as opposed to the standard conception of its being an... .... Learn More
  3. Fragmentary Decrees from the Athenian Agora

    Fragmentary Decrees from the Athenian Agora [Paperback]

    Michael B. Walbank (Author)

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9780876615386
    Published by : American School of Classical Studies at Athens
    Series: Hesperia Supplement
    Volume: 38
    This volume publishes the editiones principes of the most fragmentary inscriptions found during excavations in the Athenian Agora between 1931 and 1967. These comprise parts of 100 decrees of the Athenian state and other political bodies. Each of ... .... Learn More
  4. Homer and the Dual Model of the Tragic

    Homer and the Dual Model of the Tragic [Hardback]

    Yoav Rinon (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780472116638
    Published by : University of Michigan Press
    This book offers a probing and much needed examination of 'the tragic' as a concept distinct from tragedy as a genre. With "Homer and the Dual Model of the Tragic", Yoav Rinon fills a persistent gap in the study of ancient Greek literature. Too of... .... Learn More
  5. Theoroi and Initiates in Samothrace

    Theoroi and Initiates in Samothrace: The Epigraphical Evidence [Paperback]

    Nora M. Dimitrova (Author)

    £65.00

    ISBN: 9780876615379
    Published by : American School of Classical Studies at Athens
    Series: Hesperia Supplement
    Volume: 37
    As one of the most famous religious centers in the Aegean, the island of Samothrace was visited by thousands of worshippers between the 7th century B.C. and the 4th century A.D. All known inscriptions listing or mentioning Samothracian initiates a... .... Learn More
  6. JJP Supplement 9 (2008) Journal of Juristic Papyrology (DIER_EL NAQLUN)

    JJP Supplement 9 (2008) Journal of Juristic Papyrology (DIER_EL NAQLUN): The Greek Papyri, volume ii [Hardback]

    Tomasz Derda (Editor)

    £56.00

    ISBN: 9788391825082
    Published by : Journal of Juristic Papyrology
    Series: JJP Supplements
    Volume: 9
    The volume contains some twenty Greek texts on papyrus and ostraca, both theological and documentary, found during the excavation carried out by the Polish Archaeological Mission (directed by prof. Wlodzimierz Godlewski) at Deir el-Naqlun, a m... .... Learn More
  7. Greek and Latin from an Indo-European Perspective

    Greek and Latin from an Indo-European Perspective [Hardback]

    Coulter George (Author); Matthew McCullagh (Author); Benedicte Nielsen (Author); Antonia Ruppel (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780906014318
    Published by : Cambridge Philological Society
    Series: Proceedings of the Cambridge Philological Society Supplementary Volume
    Volume: 32
    This volume presents new work exploring how the study of historical linguistics can advance our understanding of Greek and Latin and, conversely, how the classical languages can help us to reconstruct Proto-Indo-European and the culture of its ... .... Learn More
  8. Dumb Beasts and Dead Philosophers

    Dumb Beasts and Dead Philosophers: Humanity and the Humane in Ancient Philosophy and Literature [Hardback]

    Catherine Osborne (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780199282067
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Animal rights are, one might think, a fairly modern concept. This study shows that this is emphatically not the case and reveals a rich vein of Classical thought on the treatment of animals and the relationship between humans and their environm... .... Learn More
  9. Inconsistency in Roman Epic

    Inconsistency in Roman Epic [Paperback]

    James J. O'Hara (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780521646420
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Building on recent work on both Greek and Roman authors, this book explores the possibility of interpreting inconsistencies in Roman epic. After a chapter surveying Greek background material including Homer, tragedy, Plato and the Alexandrians,... .... Learn More
  10. Reading Herodotus

    Reading Herodotus: A Study of the Logoi in Book 5 of the Histories [Hardback]

    Elizabeth Irwin (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780521876308
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Reading Herodotus represents a new departure in Herodotean scholarship: it is the first multi-authored collection of scholarly essays to focus on a single book of Herodotus' Histories. Each chapter studies a separate logos in Book 5 and pursue... .... Learn More

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