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  • On Aristotle "Physics 5"

    On Aristotle "Physics 5"
    av of Cilicia Simplicius

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715630679

    Aristotle's "Physics Book 3" covers two subjects: the definition of change and the finitude of the universe. Change enters into the very definition of nature as an internal source of change. Change receives two definitions in chapters 1 and 2, as in…

  • On Aristotle "Physics 5"

    On Aristotle "Physics 5"
    av of Cilicia Simplicius

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715627655

    In the sixth century AD Simplicius produced detailed commentaries on several of the works of Aristotle, which help in our understanding of the "Physics", and of its interpretation in the ancient world. This is Urmson's translation of Simplicius' com…

  • De Rerum Natura

    De Rerum Natura
    av P. M. Brown

    Övrigt - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780862920760

    This edition, first published by BCP in 1984, is designed - with its extensive annotation and vocabulary - to provide all the help required by the comparative beginner in Latin who is coming to Lucretius for the first time. At the same time the Intr…

  • Livy: Book V

    Livy: Book V
    av Livy

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853994425

    Book V of Livy’s history of Rome is one of the most stirring. It contains a double climax: the capture by the Romans of their Etruscan neighbour, Veii; and the sack of Rome by the Gauls – the greatest victory of Rome to that time and the…

  • Gogol

    av Michael Beresford

    Pocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853994395

    Gogol's "The Government Inspector" must be one of the most misunderstood and misinterpreted plays in the history of drama. This work shows the wisdom, humour and subtlety that is missing in many English translations. The work is part of a series aim…

  • Two Stories

    Two Stories
    av Thomas Mann

    Pocket - 1998 - Tyska - ISBN: 9781853993664

    Thomas Mann, Germany's most successful writer of prose fiction, was born in 1875 and died in 1955. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1929. These two stories, from Mann's middle period, concern major problems facing Germany between the…

  • Corollaries on Place and Void

    Corollaries on Place and Void
    av John Philoponus

    Inbunden - 1991 - Greek, Modern (after - ISBN: 9780715622506

  • Solzhenitsyn's One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich

    Solzhenitsyn's One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
    av Robert Porter

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853994708

    Alexander Solzhenitsyn was an unknown author until the publication of "One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich" in 1962, the book that was to win him the Nobel Prize in 1970. It is an account of a barely literate Russian peasant's surviving a single…

  • The Art of the "Odyssey"

    The Art of the "Odyssey"
    av Howard W. Clarke

    Pocket - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853990526

    This is a literary explication to the Odyssey. The book includes a chronology, extensive notes, and suggestions for further reading.

  • Athens Under the Tyrants

    Athens Under the Tyrants
    av J.A. Smith

    Pocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853991165

    This introductory book in the Classical World series, aimed at late school and early university students, focuses on the colourful period of the Peisistratid tyranny in Athens. During these exciting years the great festivals were established, monume…

  • Herodotus: Book VI

    Herodotus: Book VI
    av E.I. McQueen

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853995866

    The Sixth Book of Herodotus covers the history of Greece in the first decade of the fifth century BC, including such momentous events as the Ionian revolt and the Marathon Campaign. This commentary, aimed at undergraduates and sixth-formers, is inte…

  • Tales of Ivan Petrovich Belkin

    Tales of Ivan Petrovich Belkin
    av Aleksandr Sergeevich Pushkin

    Pocket - 1998 - Ryska - ISBN: 9781853994029

    This book contains the Russian text of Pushkin's Tales of the Late Ivan Petrovich Belkin. The text is accompanied with English language introduction and notes on the text.

  • Sophocles

    av Hanna M. Roisman

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715633847

    Like other classical Greek tragedies, Sophocles' Philoctetes is an extraordinarily timely and timeless play. Dramatising the efforts of people who had wronged him to bring the play's hero, Philoctetes, to join the Greek forces in their war against T…

  • Minds, Brains and Machines

    Minds, Brains and Machines
    av Geoffrey Brown

    Pocket - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853990137

  • Expurgating the Classics

    Expurgating the Classics
    av Stephen Harrison

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849668927

    In the first collection to be devoted to this subject, a distinguished cast of contributors explores expurgation in both Greek and Latin authors in ancient and modern times. The major focus is on the period from the seventeenth to the twentieth cent…

  • Campos de Castilla

    Campos de Castilla
    av Antonio Machado

    Pocket - 1998 - Spanska - ISBN: 9781853994845

    A thoroughly edited text of one of 20th-century Spain's most famous volumes of poetry. An introduction offers an in-depth commentary on Machado's themes, techniques and metaphysical manner. In addition to examining the various influences on his work…

  • Cicero and the Jurists

    Cicero and the Jurists
    av Jill Harries

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715634325

    This book traces Cicero's thought on law as an advocate; as the friend of jurists; as writer on the philosophy of the 'higher law'; and as a politician who both asserted and subverted the rights of citizens under the law. The Roman Republican jurist…

  • Roman Aqueducts and Water Supply

    Roman Aqueducts and Water Supply
    av A.Trevor Hodge

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715631713

    How did a Roman waterworks work? How were the aqueducts planned and built? What happened to the water before it arrived in the aqueduct and after it left, in catchment, urban distribution and drainage? What were the hydraulics and drainage involved?…

  • Becoming Female

    Becoming Female
    av Katrina Cawthorn

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715637128

    "Becoming Female", the first book-length examination of the body in classical Athenian tragedy, reconsiders the figure of the male tragic hero, making use of both feminist and body theory. The male hero becomes female in the space of tragedy through…

  • On Aristotle "Metaphysics 2 and 3"

    On Aristotle "Metaphysics 2 and 3"
    av of Aphrodisias Alexander

    Inbunden - 1992 - Greek, Modern (after - ISBN: 9780715623732

  • The Tragic Idea

    The Tragic Idea
    av Vassilis Lambropoulos

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715635582

    This radical series shows how Classical ideas and material have helped to shape the modern world. The interdisciplinary approach makes stimulating reading for all who welcome the challenge offered by new perspectives on Classical culture. Today we a…

  • Ovid: Amores III, a Selection: 2, 4, 5, 14

    Ovid: Amores III, a Selection: 2, 4, 5, 14
    av Jennifer Ingleheart

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853997457

    Introductory essays by Jennifer Ingleheart discuss Ovid's historical and literary context, and offer an overview of the Amores as a whole. In addition, each poem is accompanied by an exploratory essay. The Latin text is supplied, and at the back of…

  • Euripides

    av Sophie Mills

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715629741

    "Hippolytus" is generally acknowledged to be one of Euripides' finest tragedies, for the construction of its plot, its use of language and its memorable characterisations of Phaedra and Hippolytus. Furthermore, it asks serious and disturbing questio…

  • Philip of Macedon

    Philip of Macedon
    av Nicholas Hammond

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715628294

    Philip was a genius of extraordinary versatility. Inheriting a kingdom near to collapse, he made Macedonia the greatest military power in the Western world and left to his son Alexander the strongest state in Eastern Europe. This book gives full att…

  • The Sea! the Sea!

    The Sea! the Sea!
    av Tim Rood

    Häftad - 2006 - ISBN: 9780715635711

    'Thalatta! Thalatta!' ('The Sea! The Sea'), was the shout first uttered on a mountain in eastern Turkey by the famous Ten Thousand, the army of Greek mercenaries whose adventures in what are now Turkey, Syria and Iraq were described by the Athenian…

  • Key to Advanced Latin

    Key to Advanced Latin
    av James Morwood

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853997303

    "Key to Advanced Latin" provides answers to the exercises that form a substantial part of our new Latin language textbook, "Advanced Latin: Materials for A2 and Pre-U", which is being published simultaneously (ISBN 9781853997297). These exercises co…

  • Cicero


    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853997198

    This useful school edition of all four of Cicero's speeches against Catiline consists of a concise but thorough and very useful Introduction giving background on Cicero, Roman history, the history of the Catilinarian conspiracies and a chronological…

  • Athletics in the Ancient World

    Athletics in the Ancient World
    av Zahra Newby

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853996887

    The athletic competitions that took place during festivals like that at Olympia, or within the confines of city gymnasia, were a key feature of life in ancient Greece. From the commemoration of victorious athletes in poetry or sculpture to the archa…

  • These Were the Greeks

    These Were the Greeks
    av H.D. Amos

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715627310

    These were the Greeks presents an absorbing and readable introduction to Greek society. The twenty chapters examine the period from 1500 B.C. to Roman times, depicting main events from the time of the Minoans and Mycenaeans through the Persian Wars…

  • Virgil's Epic Technique

    Virgil's Epic Technique
    av Richard Heinze

    Pocket - 1999 - Tyska - ISBN: 9781853995798

    Richard Heinze, the great Virgilian scholar, first published his "Virgils Epische Technik" in 1903. His pioneering work remains a basic text for students and scholars today, providing a study of the techniques by which Virgil composed his epic on Ae…

  • The Epic of America

    The Epic of America
    av Andrew Laird

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715632819

    A lively introduction to the rich and complex tradition of Latin literature from colonial Spanish America, and to its best known author, the poet Rafael Landivar. Rafael Landivar is the best known of all the poets from the Americas to write in Latin…

  • Bello Civili

    Bello Civili
    av Lucan

    Pocket - 1998 - Latin - ISBN: 9781853993572

    This edition is of Book I of Lucan's epic poem, De Bello Civili, sometimes also known as the Pharsalia, a great work of the Silver Age of Latin literature. Book I summarises the background to the civil war between Caesar and Pompey and takes the na…

  • Bucolic Ecology

    Bucolic Ecology
    av Timothy Saunders

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715636176

    Beginning in outer space and ending up among the atoms, "Bucolic Ecology" illustrates how these poems repeatedly turn to the natural world in order to define themselves and their place in the literary tradition. It argues that the 'Eclogues' find th…

  • Suetonius

    av Andrew Wallace-Hadrill

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853994517

    Seutonius, a Roman historian, was the author of "The Lives of the Caesars". This biography sets the historian's career and his method of dealing with his subject matter in the context of Roman society in the early Empire, and draws a picture of the…

  • Contemporary Spanish Short Stories

    Contemporary Spanish Short Stories

    Pocket - 1998 - Spanska - ISBN: 9781853994609

    A collection of short stories by 12 contemporary Spanish writers including Javier Cercas and Paloma Diaz-Mas. The settings vary from the exotic (Salome at the court of King Herod, the palace of a Moorish king with a half-mermaid daughter) to the his…

  • On Aristotle "Physics 3"

    On Aristotle "Physics 3"
    av John Philoponus

    Inbunden - 1998 - Greek, Modern (after - ISBN: 9780715626160

    Book 3 of Aristotle's Physics primarily concerns two important concepts for his theory of nature: change and infinity. Change is important because, in Book 2, he has defined nature - the subject-matter of the Physics - as an internal source of chang…

  • Introduction to Twentieth Century Italian Literature

    Introduction to Twentieth Century Italian Literature
    av Robert Gordon

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715634370

    Short accessible introductions to European literature and culture. Twentieth-century Italy was marked by a profound and often convulsive transformation in both society and culture, accompanied at various stages by war, violence and dictatorship. Thi…

  • Gerasa and the Decapolis

    Gerasa and the Decapolis
    av David, Jr. Kennedy

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715635674

    During the Long Classical Millennium (fourth century BC to eighth century AD), Northwest Jordan was part of two worlds, looking west to the Mediterranean as well as east towards the Arabian desert. It was not only a collection of distinctive micro-r…

  • Greek Prose Composition

    Greek Prose Composition
    av A. Sidgwick

    Pocket - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715616963

    This volume contains classical Greek text with English notes, and is a companion volume to "Sidgwick's Greek Prose Composition".

  • Greek Prose Composition

    Greek Prose Composition
    av A. Sidgwick

    Pocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715616758

    This traditional Greek prose composition textbook for schools was first published in the nineteenth century and has rarely been out of print. As well as clear explanations and exercises it also contains useful tables of particles and prepositions at…

  • Ovid: Metamorphoses I

    Ovid: Metamorphoses I
    av Ovid

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780862921446

    The first book of Ovid's Metamorphoses contains an interesting variety of material. It begins with myths related to the creation of the world and man, decline from the golden age, the flood and the story of Deucalion and Pyrrha. In the second half i…

  • Necessity, Cause and Blame

    Necessity, Cause and Blame
    av Richard Sorabji

    Pocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715615492

    A discussion of Aristotle's thought on determinism and culpability, Necessity, Cause, and Blame also reveals Richard Sorabji's own philosophical commitments. He makes the original argument here that Aristotle separates the notions of necessity and c…

  • On Aristotle "Physics 5-8"

    On Aristotle "Physics 5-8"
    av John Philoponus

    Inbunden - 1994 - Greek, Modern (after - ISBN: 9780715624937

    Paul Lettinck has restored a lost text of Philoponus by translating it for the first time from Arabic (only limited fragments have survived in the original Greek). The text, recovered from annotations in an Arabic translation of Aristotle, is an abr…

  • Telling Tragedy

    Telling Tragedy
    av Barbara Goward

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715631768

    Using recent narrative theory, this book explores the narrative strategies that sustain the complex relationship between the tragic poet and his sophisticated audience. It discusses how these sprawling stories were typically shaped by Aeschylus into…

  • The Art of the "Aeneid"

    The Art of the "Aeneid"
    av William S. Anderson

    Pocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853991318

    Anderson's text includes examinations of each of the books, notes, suggestions for further reading, and a Vergil chronology.

  • The Myth of Paganism

    The Myth of Paganism
    av Robert Shorrock

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715636688

    Traditional and still prevalent accounts of late antique literature draw a clear distinction between ‘pagan’ and ‘Christian’ forms of poetry: whereas Christian poetry is taken seriously in terms its contribution to culture an…

  • Homer's "Iliad": a Commentary on Three Translations

    Homer's "Iliad": a Commentary on Three Translations
    av Peter Jones

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853996573

    Homer's mighty epic, the Iliad, is the first work of western literature and one of the defining masterpieces of our culture. The purpose of this new line-by-line commentary is to help as wide an audience as possible to understand and appreciate the…

  • Lucretius and the Didactic Epic

    Lucretius and the Didactic Epic
    av Monica R. Gale

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853995576

    The "De Rerum Natura" of Lucretius (?97-55 BC) is at first sight something of an oddity: a scientific treatise dealing with atomic physics, human biology and the nature of the cosmos, it is at the same time a poem of great power and intensity, one o…



    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472579065

  • Roman Empire

    Roman Empire
    av Peter Garnsey

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715621479

    During the first, stable period of the Principate (roughly from 27 BC to AD 235), when the empire reached its maximum extent, Roman society and culture were radically transformed. But how was the vast territory of the empire controlled? Did the dema…

  • Forbearance and Compulsion

    Forbearance and Compulsion
    av Maijastina Kahlos

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715636985

    Most surveys of religious tolerance and intolerance start from the medieval and early modern period, either passing over or making brief mention of discussions of religious moderation and coercion in Greco-Roman antiquity. Here Maijastina Kahlos wid…

  • Classics and Colonialism

    Classics and Colonialism

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715633113

    This collection of well-focussed essays is the first to examine explicitly the role played by the literature and culture of classical antiquity in the various discourses that established, maintained or undermined the British empire. Drawing on recep…