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  1. Helen of Troy

    Helen of Troy [Paperback]

    Bettany Hughes (Author)

    Regular Price: £16.99

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    ISBN: 9781400076000
    Published by : Jonathan Cape
    As soon as men began to write, they made Helen of Troy their subject. Hesiod, a poet born around 700BC and one of the first named authors in history, called her 'the most beautiful woman in the world' and the description endured. Even though we ha... .... Learn More
  2. 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
  3. Menander: Eleven Plays

    Menander: Eleven Plays [Paperback]

    Colin Austin (Editor)

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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 ... .... Learn More
  4. Relative Chronology in Early Greek Epic Poetry

    Relative Chronology in Early Greek Epic Poetry [Hardback]

    Oivind Andersen (Author)

    Regular Price: £67.00

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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
  5. Cosmology and the Polis

    Cosmology and the Polis [Hardback]

    Richard Seaford (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781107009271
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This book further develops Professor Seaford's innovative work on the study of ritual and money in the developing Greek polis. It employs the concept of the chronotope, which refers to the phenomenon whereby the spatial and temporal frameworks exp... .... Learn More
  6. 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
  7. Frontiers of Pleasure

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

    Anastasia-Erasmia Peponi (Author)

    Regular Price: £67.00

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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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. Homer's Secret Odyssey

    Homer's Secret Odyssey [Paperback]

    Kenneth Wood (Author); Florence Wood (Author)

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    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

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