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  • Religion and the Greeks

    Religion and the Greeks
    av Robert Garland

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853994098

    No area of Greek life was wholly untouched by religion, and a basic knowledge of this aspect of life is essential to anyone seeking a proper understanding of the classical world. In this engaging survey Robert Garland brings out the unique quality o…

  • Origins of the Peloponnesian War

    Origins of the Peloponnesian War
    av G. E. M. De Ste.Croix

    Pocket - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715617281

    In this provocative and wide-ranging examination of the causes of the Peloponnesian war, first published in 1972, Geoffrey de Ste Croix argued against most previous historiography (which tended to blame Athens), that the Spartans and their allies mu…

  • Mythical Monsters in Classical Literature

    Mythical Monsters in Classical Literature
    av Dr Paul Murgatroyd

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715636275

    This engaging, readable yet impeccably scholarly investigation of monsters in Classical literature will entertain and stimulate as well as inform. It covers all the major mythical monsters mentioned by Greek and Roman authors (Medusa, Hydra, Polyphe…

  • Rethinking Wetland Archaeology

    Rethinking Wetland Archaeology
    av Robert Van de Noort

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715634387

    This series of short volumes, each devoted to a theme, which is the subject of contemporary debate in archaeology, ranges from issues in theory and method to aspects of world archaeology. Wetland archaeology has provided some of the most exciting di…

  • Classical Archaeology in the Field

    Classical Archaeology in the Field
    av L.C. Bowkett

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853996177

    Archaeology has progressed enormously since the early excavations of classical sites such as Olympia and Ephesus in the middle of the 19th century. A better perspective on the material culture of the Classical world is now given by new methods and m…

  • Livy: Book XXI

    Livy: Book XXI
    av Livy

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780862921781

    Book XXI of Livy's history of Rome is one of the most frequently read either in its entirety or in extracts, for it includes Carthaginian campaigns in Spain and Hannibal's momentous crossing of the Alps to invade Italy. P.G. Walsh's edition is desig…

  • Euthyphro

    Euthyphro
    av Plato

    Pocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853991325

    This edition contains the Greek text of Plato's dialogue Euthyphro with Introduction, Notes and Appendices.The Introduction gives an account of the historical background to the dialogue and the nature and merits of its arguments. The Notes focus on…

  • What is Art?

    What is Art?
    av Leo Tolstoy

    Pocket - 1998 - Ryska - ISBN: 9781853993817

    Both critics and admirers of Tolstoy's great novel were shocked by the savage iconoclasm of his What is Art? when it appeared in 1898. How was it that this great artist could condemn the works of Shakespeare, Raphael, Beethoven and even his own Anna…

  • Tacitus: Germania

    Tacitus: Germania
    av Cornelius Tacitus

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853995033

    Tacitus's Germania has been an abiding interest for all who study the Roman world from a northern European perspective. Anderson’s edition, first published in 1938, was designed to replace that of Furneaux and to take particular account of the…

  • Intellectual Life in the Roman Republic

    Intellectual Life in the Roman Republic
    av Elizabeth Rawson

    Pocket - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715622254

  • Les Belles-Soeurs

    Les Belles-Soeurs
    av Michel Tremblay, Michel Tremblay

    Häftad - 2000 - Franska - ISBN: 9781853995507

    This play takes a crate of gift stamps, a Montreal kitchen, and 15 women, and mixing fast-moving dialogue, monologue and chorus, produces a critique of "women's place", Quebec society, and modern consumerism.

  • The Way of Hermes

    The Way of Hermes

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715630938

    "The Corpus Hermeticum" is a collection of short philosphical treatises, a powerful fusion of Greek and Egyptian thought, written in Greek in Alexandria between the first and third centuries AD and rediscovered in the West in the fifteenth century w…

  • Selected Poems

    Selected Poems
    av Cesar Vallejo

    Pocket - 2000 - Spanska - ISBN: 9781853995941

    This edition of the poetry of Cesar Vallejo (1892-1938) includes an introduction which takes into account the most recent criticism written on the Peruvian poet, an annotated bibiography, and a glossary which explains some of the more difficult and…

  • On Aristotle "Prior Analytics"

    On Aristotle "Prior Analytics"
    av of Aphrodisias Alexander

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715623473

    Translation of text with commentary and notes. Deals with non-modal syllogistic.

  • On Aristotle "Prior Analytics"

    On Aristotle "Prior Analytics"
    av of Aphrodisias Alexander

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715628768

    This series translates the 15,000 pages of philosophical writings by the ancient Greek commentators on Aristotle, written mainly between 200 and 600 AD. Now translated into English, these works include introductions, notes and comprehensive indexes,…

  • On Aristotle "Prior Analytics"

    On Aristotle "Prior Analytics"
    av of Aphrodisias Alexander

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715628553

    This series translates the 15,000 pages of philosophical writings by the ancient Greek commentators on Aristotle, written mainly between 200 and 600 AD. Now translated into English, these works include introductions, notes and comprehensive indexes,…

  • Introducing Cicero

    Introducing Cicero
    av Scottish Classics Group

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853996375

    This anthology is designed to meet the needs of Latin students today, acknowledging present constraints on their study-time. It adopts the authors' approach of their "Ecce Romani" series. To enable students to read Latin reasonably quickly, generous…

  • Sappho

    Sappho
    av Marguerite Johnson

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853996900

    This series of short incisive books introduces major figures of the ancient world to the modern general reader, including the essentials of each subject's life, works, and significance for later western civilisation. In the newly created tradition o…

  • Tacitus

    Tacitus
    av Ronald Martin

    Pocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853994319

    The first edition of this study of the greatest and most original of Roman historians appeared in 1981 and was enthusiastically received by reviewers as the most ambitious book on Tacitus to appear since Sir Ronald Syme's great work thirty years ago…

  • The Development of the Greek Language

    The Development of the Greek Language
    av Wendy Moleas

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853996757

    First published in 1989, "The Development of the Greek Language" is aimed primarily, but not exclusively, at readers who know ancient Greek. It aims to show how accessible modern Greek is, once the basic adaptations over time are understood. For spe…

  • Livy: Book I

    Livy: Book I
    av Livy

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780862922962

    Livy’s first book covers the 'mythical' period of Rome, from the arrival of Aeneas in Italy, including the founding of Alba Longa and Rome, the lives of Romulus and Remus, and the period of Kingship up to the banishment of the last of the seve…

  • Greek Lyric Poetry

    Greek Lyric Poetry
    av David A. Campbell

    Pocket - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780862920081

    This edition provides a full and representative selection of all early Greek lyric (omitting Pindar, who requires his own volume), elegiac and iambic poetry. First published in 1967 in the 'red Macmillan' series, it was reprinted by BCP in 1982 with…

  • Asclepius

    Asclepius
    av Clement Salaman

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715635643

    "The Asclepius" is one of two philosophical books ascribed to the legendary sage of Ancient Egypt, Hermes Trismegistus, who was believed in classical and renaissance times to have lived shortly after Moses. The Greek original, lost since classical t…

  • Iliad

    Iliad
    av Homer

    Pocket - 1998 - Greek, Modern (after - ISBN: 9781853995071

    The 'red Macmillan' Iliad in the edition of W. Leaf, which had served since the 1880s, was replaced by this classic two-volume edition of M.M. Willcock. Coverage of twelve books of the Iliad in each volume demands a concise introduction and commenta…

  • Iliad

    Iliad
    av Homer

    Häftad - 2002 - Greek, Modern (after - ISBN: 9780862920494

    This volume presents a selection from Pope's celebrated translation of Homer's Iliad, edited and arranged so as to concentrate on the central core of the story and thus to be readable as a continuous narrative. Also included is a section of the best…

  • Iliad

    Iliad
    av Homer

    Pocket - 1991 - Greek, Modern (after - ISBN: 9780862921491

    Iliad VI makes ideal reading for a student approaching the epic for the first time. Amongst other episodes it includes the meeting of Diomedes and Glaukos in battle, which throws light on the ethics of epic warfare; and the touching scene of Hektor'…

  • The Middle Kingdom of Ancient Egypt

    The Middle Kingdom of Ancient Egypt
    av Wolfram Grajetzki

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715634356

    For the ancient Egyptians, the Middle Kingdom (c. 2000-1700 BC) was a classical period of art, history and literature. The Twelfth Dynasty was one of the strongest ever to rule on the banks of the Nile: some of its kings were later worshipped as loc…

  • Beginning Greek with Homer

    Beginning Greek with Homer
    av Frank Beetham

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853994807

    This is a course for those who wish to read Homer in the original tongue but know no Greek, or are only just beginning to work through a course in Classical Greek and wish to read Homer from a very early stage. It assumes no previous knowledge of Gr…

  • Modern Russian

    Modern Russian
    av Derek Offord

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853993619

    This course book is aimed primarily at students in higher education who have some prior knowledge of Russian. It is divided into 64 lessons covering all the main areas of Russian, including the declension of nouns, the conjugation of verbs, the use…

  • Tacitus: Annals XIV

    Tacitus: Annals XIV
    av Cornelius Tacitus

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853993152

    This edition of the fourteenth book of Tacitus’ Annals remains one of the most thorough editions of any book of Tacitus for use by school adn undergraduate students. Its meticulous commentary and vocabulary are supplemented by over fifity page…

  • Virgil: Aeneid VI

    Virgil: Aeneid VI
    av Virgil

    Pocket - 2003 - Latin - ISBN: 9781853996535

    This pivotal book of the "Aeneid" has Aeneas - like Odysseus in "Odyssey XI" - visiting the Underworld. He is poised, as it were, between the world of his 'Homeric' past, the wanderings he has undergone in the poem's first half, and the destiny mapp…

  • Heart of a Dog

    Heart of a Dog
    av Mikhail Bulgakov

    Häftad - 1998 - Multi - flera språk - ISBN: 9781853993404

    From the author of MASTER AND MARGARITA, BLACK SNOW and DIABOLIAD, a novel which features a Moscow professor who befriends a stray dog and transplants into it the testicles and pituitary gland of a dead man, unleashing a human dog which turns the pr…

  • Learn Ancient Greek

    Learn Ancient Greek
    av Peter Jones, Peter Jones

    Häftad - 1998 - ISBN: 9780715627587

    Based on the same principles that lay behind the book "Learn Latin", this book provides the chance to read real ancient Greek. It teaches the reader enough Greek in 20 chapters to be able to read selected passages from the New Testament and from Cla…

  • Nero

    Nero
    av Suetonius

    Pocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853995415

    This new edition of Suetonius' "Nero" is updated to take account of research on Suetonius. It includes the original author's corrections and updating, along with suggestions from regular users of the book, which was first published in 1977.

  • Tacitus

    Tacitus

    Pocket - 1991 - Latin - ISBN: 9780862922382

    This companion to the Penguin translation of Tacitus' book XIV provides commentary on an important period of Roman history, the years 59-62 AD when Nero was freed (mainly by murder) from the restraints imposed by Agrippina, Burrus and Octavia. The c…

  • The Roman Satirists and Their Masks

    The Roman Satirists and Their Masks
    av S.H. Braund

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853991394

    Starting from the conviction that Latin literature gains from being viewed as performance, the author sees the creation of different characters or "masks" in Latin literature as a result of the Greco-Roman training in rhetoric. She treats the texts…

  • Candide

    Candide
    av Voltaire, Voltaire

    Häftad - 1998 - Franska - ISBN: 9781853993695

    This volume, which takes account of the latest scholarship, consists of an introduction to Voltaire and to Candide, the French text and textual notes, and a short bibliography.

  • Histories

    Histories
    av Herodotus

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853996283

    Book I of the "Histories" provides a particularly good illustration of the discursiveness and diversity of Herodotus' materials and of the ingenuity with which he develops his narrative and welds it into an artistic whole. Here he deals first with t…

  • Histories

    Histories
    av Herodotus

    Pocket - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780862920043

    Greek text with English notes--An account of Egyptian history and custom which includes anthropology, natural history and any antiquarian information of interest to Herodotus. This scholarly edition offers a thorough introduction to both Greek histo…

  • Les fleurs du mal

    Les fleurs du mal
    av Charles Baudelaire, Charles Baudelaire

    Häftad - 1998 - Franska - ISBN: 9781853993442

    Baudelaire's "Les Fleurs du Mal" marks the intrusion of modernity into the French poetic tradition. The carefully ordered collection (here presented in its 1861 edition) betrays a frighteningly honest poet grappling witha sense of his own deep spiri…

  • History of the Peloponnesian War

    History of the Peloponnesian War
    av Thucydides

    Pocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853995873

    Book VI of Thucydides deals, through its speeches in particular, with Athenian motivation towards sending the great expedition to Sicily, with the attitudes of various factions involved, and with the seeds of the expedition's ultimate disastrous con…

  • History of the Peloponnesian War

    History of the Peloponnesian War
    av Thucydides

    Pocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853990557

    This useful companion, keyed by bold lemmata to the Penguin translation, identifies the basic issues and raises key questions. The reader is aided by frequent cross-references and succinct comments on Thucydides' choices regarding selection and plac…

  • Homer: Iliad XIII-XXIV

    Homer: Iliad XIII-XXIV
    av Malcom M. Willcock

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853995958

    This text provides a line-by-line commentary on Books XIII-XXIV of Homer's epic poem, the Iliad. The ‘red Macmillan’ Iliad in the edition of W. Leaf, which had served since the 1880s, was replaced by the two volume edition of M.M. Willco…

  • Virgil: Aeneid IV

    Virgil: Aeneid IV

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853997051

    In Book IV of Virgil's "Aeneid", one of the most studied books of that epic poem, Dido, queen of Carthage, is inflamed by love for Aeneas. The goddesses Juno and Venus plot to unite them, and their 'marriage' is consummated in a cave during a hunt.…

  • Spartan Reflections

    Spartan Reflections
    av Paul Cartledge

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715629666

    The fascinatingly complex Spartan tradition has been central to western thinking since antiquity. Images or myths of ancient Sparta are still exceptionally influential today. Sparta is also one of the handful of ancient Greek cities well enough atte…

  • Woe from Wit

    Woe from Wit
    av A.S. Griboedov

    Pocket - 1998 - Ryska - ISBN: 9781853993893

    The novel "Woe From Wit" by the writer and satirist, Griboyedov, is part of the Bristol Classical Press Russian texts series. The series is designed to meet the needs of the fast-growing A Level and undergraduate market for texts in the Russian lang…

  • Menander

    Menander
    av S. Ireland

    Pocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853991998

    These comedies by Menander reveal that the oft-employed theme of mistaken identity is as old as the Great Dionysia. Teachers and students will find that this edition remains loyal to the Greek originals without confining itself to the literalism tha…

  • Kosmorama

    Kosmorama
    av V.F. Odoevskii

    Pocket - 1998 - Ryska - ISBN: 9781853995347

    Reflecting the author's deep interest in the mystical and the occult, this tale tells of a small boy's involvement with a seemingly harmless toy which has fateful consequences for him and for those he encounters. The text raises questions of a philo…

  • Snowball Berry Red

    Snowball Berry Red
    av Vasilii Shukshin

    Pocket - 1998 - Ryska - ISBN: 9781853994197

    This is a title in the Bristol Classical Press Russian Texts series, in Russian with English notes, vocabulary and introduction. Vasilii Shukshin is a writer in the tradition of "village prose", a literary movement which has emerged from 20th-centur…

  • BTD BASIC TEXT DESIGN 01 SOURCING C

    BTD BASIC TEXT DESIGN 01 SOURCING C
    av STEED JOSEPHINE

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9782350173054

  • CULTURAL HISTORY OF ALCOHOL IN THE

    CULTURAL HISTORY OF ALCOHOL IN THE

    Inbunden - 1900 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472569790

  • Alexander the Great

    Alexander the Great
    av N. G. L. Hammond

    Pocket - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853990687

    This revised biography includes new material and extensive reference to literary sources. Professor Hammond's other works include "The History of Macedonia" and "Studies in Greek History". He also collaborated on "The Oxford Classical Dictionary" an…

  • Hidden Hands

    Hidden Hands
    av Stephen Quirke

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715639047

    Despite major movements for change, in practice archaeologists still pursue the past to the exclusion of the present inhabitants of archaeological landscapes. Archaeological archives hold a key to the formation of archaeology as a separate study, bu…

  • Cicero

    Cicero
    av Marcus Tullius Cicero

    Pocket - 2002 - Latin - ISBN: 9781853996313

    Of all the philosophical and rhetorical treatises of Cicero, his three books "On the Orator" (de Oratore) represent perhaps the most polished and appealing. Here is Rome's consummate orator and composer of forensic and political speeches, at the hei…

  • Documents in Medieval Latin

    Documents in Medieval Latin
    av John Thorley

    Pocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715628171

    This handbook of mediaeval Latin texts is designed for historians of the Middle Ages with some knowledge of Latin who wish to be able to read a wide range of original source material. The book contains examples of the writings of historians such as…

  • Zenobia of Palmyra

    Zenobia of Palmyra
    av Rex Winsbury

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715638538

    Queen Zenobia of Palmyra in Syria was one of the great women of classical antiquity, a romantic if tragic heroine both to Roman authors and to Chaucer, Gibbon and the neo-classical artists of the 19th century. But both the romantic image of her as a…