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  • Zeno of Elea

    Zeno of Elea
    av H. D. P. Lee

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107480278

    Originally published in 1936, this book presents the ancient Greek text of the paraphrases and quotations of Zeno's philosophical arguments, together with a facing-page English translation and editorial commentary. Detailed notes are incorporated th…

  • The Invention of Art History in Ancient Greece

    The Invention of Art History in Ancient Greece
    av Jeremy Tanner

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521114226

    The ancient Greeks developed their own very specific ethos of art appreciation, advocating a rational involvement with art. This book explores why the ancient Greeks started to write art history and how the writing of art history transformed the soc…

  • The Invention of Art History in Ancient Greece

    The Invention of Art History in Ancient Greece
    av Jeremy Tanner

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521846141

    The ancient Greeks developed their own very specific ethos of art appreciation, advocating a rational involvement with art. This book explores why the ancient Greeks started to write art history and how the writing of art history transformed the soc…

  • Minoan Stone Vases

    Minoan Stone Vases
    av Peter Warren

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521141130

    A descriptive inventory, with numerous drawings and photographs, of more than 3,500 stone vases from the Minoan civilisation of ancient Crete. With few exceptions, Dr Warren has studied the vases in corpora. He arranges them into types, discusses th…

  • Aristotle on Desire

    Aristotle on Desire
    av Giles Pearson

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781316628829

    Desire is a central concept in Aristotle's ethical and psychological works, but he does not provide us with a systematic treatment of the notion itself. This book reconstructs the account of desire latent in his various scattered remarks on the subj…

  • Aristotle on Desire

    Aristotle on Desire
    av Giles Pearson

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107023918

    Desire is a central concept in Aristotle's ethical and psychological works, but he does not provide us with a systematic treatment of the notion itself. This book reconstructs the account of desire latent in his various scattered remarks on the subj…

  • Apuleius' Platonism

    Apuleius' Platonism
    av Richard Fletcher

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107659117

    Apuleius of Madauros, writing in the latter half of the second century CE in Roman North Africa, is best known to us today for his Latin fiction, the Metamorphoses aka The Golden Ass, about a man who turned into a donkey and back again. However, he…

  • Apuleius' Platonism

    Apuleius' Platonism
    av Richard Fletcher

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107025479

    Apuleius of Madauros, writing in the latter half of the second century CE in Roman North Africa, is best known to us today for his Latin fiction, the Metamorphoses aka The Golden Ass, about a man who turned into a donkey and back again. However, he…

  • Pappus of Alexandria and the Mathematics of Late Antiquity

    Pappus of Alexandria and the Mathematics of Late Antiquity
    av Serafina Cuomo

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521642118

    This book is at once an analytical study of one of the most important mathematical texts of antiquity, the Mathematical Collection of the fourth-century AD mathematician Pappus of Alexandria, and also an examination of the work’s wider cultura…

  • Pappus of Alexandria and the Mathematics of Late Antiquity

    Pappus of Alexandria and the Mathematics of Late Antiquity
    av Serafina Cuomo

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521036894

    This book is at once an analytical study of one of the most important mathematical texts of antiquity, the Mathematical Collection of the fourth-century AD mathematician Pappus of Alexandria, and also an examination of the work's wider cultural sett…

  • Studies in Roman Property

    Studies in Roman Property

    Inbunden - 1976 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521211154

    The actual practice of the Romans with regard to property and investment must be distinguished from the formal rules of the emperors and the moralistic generalizations of the ancient writers. With this in mind the Cambridge Research Seminar in Ancie…

  • Studies in Roman Property

    Studies in Roman Property

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521036788

    The actual practice of the Romans with regard to property and investment must be distinguished from the formal rules of the emperors and the moralistic generalizations of the ancient writers. With this in mind the Cambridge Research Seminar in Ancie…

  • Listening to the Cicadas

    Listening to the Cicadas
    av G. R. F. Ferrari

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521409322

    This full-length study of Plato’s dialogue Phaedrus, now in paperback, is written in the belief that such concerted scrutiny of a single dialogue is an important part of the project of understanding Plato so far as possible ‘from the ins…

  • An Essay on Anaxagoras

    An Essay on Anaxagoras
    av Malcolm Schofield

    Inbunden - 1980 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521227223

    In Aristotle's view, Anaxagoras stood out from the other Presocratics as a sober man among the incoherent. This book explores the fragmentary evidence both for Anaxagoras's concept of mind - to which Aristotle was particularly referring - and for hi…

  • An Essay on Anaxagoras

    An Essay on Anaxagoras
    av Malcolm Schofield

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521042611

    In Aristotle's view, Anaxagoras stood out from the other Presocratics as a sober man among the incoherent. This book explores the fragmentary evidence both for Anaxagoras' concept of mind - to which Aristotle was particularly referring - and for his…

  • Authenticity of Prometheus Bound

    Authenticity of Prometheus Bound
    av Griffith Mark Griffith

    Inbunden - 1977 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521210997

    Discusses how the conditions surrounding the ancient transmission and cataloguing of texts may have led to the ascription of Prometheus Bound to Aeschylus.

  • Authorised Lives in Early Christian Biography

    Authorised Lives in Early Christian Biography
    av Michael Williams

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521894906

    What was distinctive about Christian biography in late antiquity? In this book, Dr Williams examines a range of biographies of prominent Christians written in the fourth and fifth centuries, and suggests that they share a purpose and function which…

  • Authorised Lives in Early Christian Biography

    Authorised Lives in Early Christian Biography
    av Michael Williams

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521349529

    What was distinctive about Christian biography in late antiquity? In this book, Dr Williams examines a range of biographies of prominent Christians written in the fourth and fifth centuries, and suggests that they share a purpose and function which…

  • Plato's Timaeus and the Latin Tradition

    Plato's Timaeus and the Latin Tradition
    av Christina Hoenig

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108415804

    This book focuses on the development of Platonic philosophy at the hands of Roman writers between the first century BCE and the early fifth century CE. It discusses the interpretation of Plato's Timaeus by Cicero, Apuleius, Calcidius, and Augustine,…

  • Language and Linguistic Contact in Ancient Sicily

    Language and Linguistic Contact in Ancient Sicily

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107029316

    Within the field of ancient bilingualism, Sicily represents a unique terrain for analysis as a result of its incredibly rich linguistic history, in which 'colonial' languages belonging to branches as diverse as Italic (Oscan and Latin), Greek and Se…

  • Homer's People

    Homer's People
    av Johannes Haubold

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521770095

    This book examines the role and character of Homer's people, laoi, in Homeric story-telling, arguing that Homeric poetry is crucially concerned with the people as a basis for communal life. Both The Iliad and The Odyssey are read as sustained medita…

  • Homer's People

    Homer's People
    av Johannes Haubold

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521066419

    This book examines the role and character of Homer's people, laoi, in Homeric story-telling, arguing that Homeric poetry is crucially concerned with the people as a basis for communal life. Both The Iliad and The Odyssey are read as sustained medita…

  • Radical Platonism in Byzantium

    Radical Platonism in Byzantium
    av Niketas Siniossoglou

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107013032

    Byzantium has recently attracted much attention, principally among cultural, social and economic historians. This book shifts the focus to philosophy and intellectual history, exploring the thought-world of visionary reformer Gemistos Plethon (c.135…

  • Radical Platonism in Byzantium

    Radical Platonism in Byzantium
    av Niketas Siniossoglou

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781316629598

    Byzantium has recently attracted much attention, principally among cultural, social and economic historians. This book shifts the focus to philosophy and intellectual history, exploring the thought-world of visionary reformer Gemistos Plethon (c.135…

  • Mortal and Divine in Early Greek Epistemology

    Mortal and Divine in Early Greek Epistemology
    av Shaul Tor

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107028166

    This book demonstrates that we need not choose between seeing so-called Presocratic thinkers as rational philosophers or as religious sages. In particular, it rethinks fundamentally the emergence of systematic epistemology and reflection on speculat…

  • The Transformation of Mathematics in the Early Mediterranean World

    The Transformation of Mathematics in the Early Mediterranean World
    av Reviel Netz

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521041744

    The transformation of mathematics from ancient Greece to the medieval Arab-speaking world is here approached by focusing on a single problem proposed by Archimedes and the many solutions offered. In this trajectory Reviel Netz follows the change in…

  • The Transformation of Mathematics in the Early Mediterranean World

    The Transformation of Mathematics in the Early Mediterranean World
    av Reviel Netz

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521829960

    The transformation of mathematics from ancient Greece to the medieval Arab-speaking world is here approached by focusing on a single problem proposed by Archimedes and the many solutions offered. In this trajectory Reviel Netz follows the change in…

  • Performing Citizenship in Plato's Laws

    Performing Citizenship in Plato's Laws
    av Lucia Prauscello

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107072886

    In the Laws, Plato theorizes citizenship as simultaneously a political, ethical, and aesthetic practice. His reflection on citizenship finds its roots in a descriptive psychology of human experience, with sentience and, above all, volition seen as t…

  • Latin Translation in the Renaissance

    Latin Translation in the Renaissance
    av Paul Botley

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521837170

    Latin translations of Greek works have received much less attention than vernacular translations of classical works. This book examines the work of three Latin translators of the Renaissance. The versions of Aristotle made by Leonardo Bruni (1370&nd…

  • Latin Translation in the Renaissance

    Latin Translation in the Renaissance
    av Paul Botley

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521100540

    Latin translations of Greek works have received much less attention than vernacular translations of classical works. This book examines the work of three Latin translators of the Renaissance. The versions of Aristotle made by Leonardo Bruni (1370-14…

  • Platonic Drama and its Ancient Reception

    Platonic Drama and its Ancient Reception
    av Nikos G. Charalabopoulos

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521871747

    As prose dramatic texts Plato's dialogues would have been read by their original audience as an alternative type of theatrical composition. The 'paradox' of the dialogue form is explained by his appropriation of the discourse of theatre, the dominan…

  • Epicurus and Democritean Ethics

    Epicurus and Democritean Ethics
    av James Warren

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521034456

    The Epicurean philosophical system has enjoyed much scrutiny, but the question of its philosophical ancestry remains largely neglected. It has often been thought that Epicurus owed only his physical theory of atomism to the fifth-century BC philosop…

  • Epicurus and Democritean Ethics

    Epicurus and Democritean Ethics
    av James Warren

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521813693

    The Epicurean philosophical system has enjoyed much scrutiny, but the question of its philosophical ancestry remains largely neglected. It has often been thought that Epicurus owed only his physical theory of atomism to the fifth-century BC philosop…

  • The Subversive Oratory of Andokides

    The Subversive Oratory of Andokides
    av Anna Missiou

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521037594

    Oratory was a vital element in the Athenian democracy. In this study Anna Missiou analyses the ideological content of the speeches of the crypto-oligarch Andokides (active c. 420-390 BC). Drawing on modern communication studies, she proposes a conte…

  • The Subversive Oratory of Andokides

    The Subversive Oratory of Andokides
    av Anna Missiou

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521360098

    Oratory was a vital element in the Athenian democracy. In this study Anna Missiou analyses the ideological content of the speeches of the crypto-oligarch Andokides (active c. 420-390 BC). Drawing on modern communication studies, she proposes a conte…

  • Lucan and the Sublime

    Lucan and the Sublime
    av Henry J. M. Day

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107020603

    This is the first comprehensive study of the sublime in Lucan. Drawing upon renewed literary-critical interest in the tradition of philosophical aesthetics, Henry Day argues that the category of the sublime offers a means of moving beyond readings o…

  • Ovid, Aratus and Augustus

    Ovid, Aratus and Augustus
    av Emma Gee

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521101776

    The astronomical material in Ovid's Fasti has been overlooked by the current trend of scholarly interest in the poem. It is this material which is the subject of this book. The author does not study Ovid's stars using the techniques of mathematical…

  • Ovid, Aratus and Augustus

    Ovid, Aratus and Augustus
    av Emma Gee

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521651875

    The astronomical material in Ovid's Fasti has been overlooked by the current trend of scholarly interest in the poem. It is this material which is the subject of this book. The author does not study Ovid's stars using the techniques of mathematical…

  • Scepticism or Platonism?

    Scepticism or Platonism?
    av Tarrant Harold Tarrant

    Inbunden - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521301916

    Dr Tarrant builds a most impressive reconstruction of Philo of Larissa's brand of Platonism.

  • The Metamorphosis of Persephone

    The Metamorphosis of Persephone
    av Stephen Hinds

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521036238

    Ovid, a poet unashamedly in love in poetry, including his own, has enjoyed a recent renaissance in popularity. Yet there is still a certain tendency amongst critics to withhold from his writing the close, word-by-word, engagement which is its due. T…

  • The Metamorphosis of Persephone

    The Metamorphosis of Persephone
    av Stephen Hinds

    Inbunden - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521335065

    Ovid, a poet unashamedly in love in poetry, including his own, is currently enjoying a new wave of popularity. Yet there is still a certain tendency amongst critics to withhold from his writing the close, word-by-word, engagement which is its due. T…

  • The Seleucid Army

    The Seleucid Army
    av Bezalel Bar-Kochva

    Inbunden - 1976 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521206679

    This is a 1976 study of the organization and tactics of the Seleucid armies from 312 to 129 BC. The first part of the book discusses the numerical strength of the armies, their sources of manpower, the contingents of the regular army, their equipmen…

  • The Seleucid Army

    The Seleucid Army
    av Bezalel Bar-Kochva

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521200080

    This is a 1976 study of the organization and tactics of the Seleucid armies from 312 to 129 BC. The first part of the book discusses the numerical strength of the armies, their sources of manpower, the contingents of the regular army, their equipmen…

  • Method and Politics in Plato's Statesman

    Method and Politics in Plato's Statesman
    av M. S. Lane

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521036870

    Among Plato's works, the Statesman is usually seen as transitional between the Republic and the Laws. This book argues that the dialogue deserves a special place of its own. Whereas Plato is usually thought of as defending unchanging knowledge, Dr L…

  • Method and Politics in Plato's Statesman

    Method and Politics in Plato's Statesman
    av M. S. Lane

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521582292

    Among Plato's works, the Statesman is usually seen as transitional between the Republic and the Laws. This book argues that the dialogue deserves a special place of its own. Whereas Plato is usually thought of as defending unchanging knowledge, Dr L…

  • Oscan in the Greek Alphabet

    Oscan in the Greek Alphabet
    av Nicholas Zair

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107068926

    Oscan was spoken in Southern Italy in the second half of the first millennium BC. Here, for the first time, all the evidence for the spelling of Oscan in the Greek alphabet is collected and examined. Understanding the orthography of these inscriptio…

  • Rape and the Politics of Consent in Classical Athens

    Rape and the Politics of Consent in Classical Athens
    av Rosanna Omitowoju

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521100267

    This book is an in-depth study of the topic of rape in classical Athens. Its central focus is on violent sexual encounters but it also raises questions about the nature and ingredients of any type of sexual activity in Athens. In particular it conce…

  • Rape and the Politics of Consent in Classical Athens

    Rape and the Politics of Consent in Classical Athens
    av Rosanna Omitowoju

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521800747

    This book is an in-depth study of the topic of rape in classical Athens. Its central focus is on violent sexual encounters but it also raises questions about the nature and ingredients of any type of sexual activity in Athens. In particular it conce…

  • Timoleon and the Revival of Greek Sicily

    Timoleon and the Revival of Greek Sicily
    av R. J. A. Talbert

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521034135

    Dispatched to Sicily in 344 BC as an elderly man at the head of a small, motley band of mercenaries, Timoleon had no experience of the island. Yet, in less than eight years Timoleon overthrew tyrants, expelled the Carthaginians, and introduced peace…

  • The Rhetoric of Identity in Isocrates

    The Rhetoric of Identity in Isocrates
    av Yun Lee Too

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521124522

    The Rhetoric of Identity in Isocrates offers a sustained interpretation of the Isocratean corpus, showing that rhetoric is a language which the author uses to create a political identity for himself in fourth-century Athens. Dr Too examines how Isoc…

  • The Rhetoric of Identity in Isocrates

    The Rhetoric of Identity in Isocrates
    av Yun Lee Too

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521474061

    This book offers a sustained interpretation of the Isocratean corpus, showing that rhetoric is a language which the author uses to create a political identity for himself in fourth-century Athens. Dr Too examines how Isocrates’ discourse addre…

  • Vitruvius and Later Roman Building Manuals

    Vitruvius and Later Roman Building Manuals
    av Hugh Plommer

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521100380

    An edition and translation of Faventinus' Compendium of Vitruvius' De architectura. There is an introductory account of the relationship between Vitruvius and the world of Faventinus and Palladius, both of whom made great use of Vitruvian material,…

  • Euripidean Polemic

    Euripidean Polemic
    av Neil T. Croally

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521464901

    The book offers an interpretation of Euripides’ The Trojan Women which issues from the argument that the function of Greek tragedy was to educate. The author demonstrates that the play performs its function by examining Athenian ideology. By m…

  • Euripidean Polemic

    Euripidean Polemic
    av Neil T. Croally

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521041126

    The book offers an interpretation of Euripides' The Trojan Women which issues from the argument that the function of Greek tragedy was to educate. The author demonstrates that the play performs its function by examining Athenian ideology. By making…

  • The Chain of Change

    The Chain of Change
    av Robert Wardy

    Inbunden - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521373272

    The Chain of Change, first published in 1990, is a philosophical commentary devoted to Aristotle's Physics VII, in which Aristotle argues for the existence of a first, unmoved cosmic mover. This study systematically considers the major issues of the…

  • The Chain of Change

    The Chain of Change
    av Robert Wardy

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521714709

    The Chain of Change, first published in 1990, is a philosophical commentary devoted to Aristotle's Physics VII, in which Aristotle argues for the existence of a first, unmoved cosmic mover. This study systematically considers the major issues of the…

  • Southern Gaul and the Mediterranean

    Southern Gaul and the Mediterranean
    av Alex Mullen

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107020597

    The interactions of the Celtic-speaking communities of Southern Gaul with the Mediterranean world have intrigued commentators since antiquity. This book combines sociolinguistics and archaeology to bring to life the multilingualism and multiple iden…

  • Achilles in Greek Tragedy

    Achilles in Greek Tragedy
    av Pantelis Michelakis

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521038928

    This study examines how one of the most popular and glamorous figures of Greek mythology was imagined on the tragic stage of fifth-century Athens. Dr Michelakis argues that dramatists persistently appropriated Achilles to address concerns of their t…

  • Achilles in Greek Tragedy

    Achilles in Greek Tragedy
    av Pantelis Michelakis

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521818438

    This study examines how one of the most popular and glamorous figures of Greek mythology was imagined on the tragic stage of fifth-century Athens. Dr Michelakis argues that dramatists persistently appropriated Achilles to address concerns of their t…

  • Powerplay in Tibullus

    Powerplay in Tibullus
    av Parshia Lee-Stecum

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521103183

    This study, first published in 1998, explores the subtle, many-faceted interplay of power in Tibullus' first book of elegies. A series of power relationships are created by the text (lover and beloved, poet and patron) and the processes through whic…

  • Powerplay in Tibullus

    Powerplay in Tibullus
    av Parshia Lee-Stecum

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521630832

    This study explores the subtle, many-faceted interplay of power in Tibullus’ first book of elegies. A series of power relationships is created by the text (lover and beloved, poet and patron), and the processes through which power of various s…

  • Ammianus Marcellinus

    Ammianus Marcellinus
    av Gavin Kelly

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521842990

    Ammianus Marcellinus is usually regarded as our most important source for the history of the second half of the fourth century AD, while his literary qualities are neglected. This book demonstrates what a subtle and manipulative writer Ammianus is;…

  • Ammianus Marcellinus

    Ammianus Marcellinus
    av Gavin Kelly

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521203593

    Ammianus Marcellinus is usually regarded as our most important source for the history of the second half of the fourth century AD, while his literary qualities are neglected. This book demonstrates what a subtle and manipulative writer Ammianus is;…

  • Plato and Theodoret

    Plato and Theodoret
    av Niketas Siniossoglou

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521880732

    In late antiquity Plato's philosophy became a battlefield between the competing discourses and rival intellectual paradigms represented by Hellenism and Christianity. Focusing on Theodoret of Cyrrhus' Graecarum Affectionum Curatio, Dr Siniossoglou e…

  • Plato and Theodoret

    Plato and Theodoret
    av Niketas Siniossoglou

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521300650

    In late antiquity Plato's philosophy became a battlefield between the competing discourses and rival intellectual paradigms represented by Hellenism and Christianity. Focusing on Theodoret of Cyrrhus' Graecarum Affectionum Curatio, Dr Siniossoglou e…

  • Lycurgan Athens and the Making of Classical Tragedy

    Lycurgan Athens and the Making of Classical Tragedy
    av Johanna Hanink

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107062023

    Through a series of interdisciplinary studies this book argues that the Athenians themselves invented the notion of 'classical' tragedy just a few generations after the city's defeat in the Peloponnesian War. In the third quarter of the fourth centu…

  • Lycurgan Athens and the Making of Classical Tragedy

    Lycurgan Athens and the Making of Classical Tragedy
    av Johanna Hanink

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107697508

    Through a series of interdisciplinary studies this book argues that the Athenians themselves invented the notion of 'classical' tragedy just a few generations after the city's defeat in the Peloponnesian War. In the third quarter of the fourth centu…

  • Menander, New Comedy and the Visual

    Menander, New Comedy and the Visual
    av Antonis K. Petrides

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107068438

    This book argues that New Comedy has a far richer performance texture than has previously been recognised. Offering close readings of all the major plays of Menander, it shows how intertextuality - the sustained dialogue of New Comedy performance wi…

  • A Study of Daphnis and Chloe

    A Study of Daphnis and Chloe
    av R. L. Hunter

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521041379

    This 1983 book provides a serious modern literary treatment of perhaps the best known of all surviving works of ancient Greek fiction. Dr Hunter demonstrates the sophistication of this pastoral romance, a sophistication which he maintains has often…

  • A Study of Daphnis and Chloe

    A Study of Daphnis and Chloe
    av R. L. Hunter

    Inbunden - 1983 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521254526

    This 1983 book provides a serious modern literary treatment of perhaps the best known of all surviving works of ancient Greek fiction. Dr Hunter demonstrates the sophistication of this pastoral romance, a sophistication which he maintains has often…

  • Economic Rationalism and Rural Society in Third-Century AD Egypt

    Economic Rationalism and Rural Society in Third-Century AD Egypt
    av Dominic Rathbone

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521401494

    This book reconstructs the life and workings of the Appianus estate in the Fayum district of Egypt under Roman rule in the third century AD. Basing his study on the extensive documentary evidence of the Heroninos archive, consisting of hundreds of l…

  • Economic Rationalism and Rural Society in Third-Century AD Egypt

    Economic Rationalism and Rural Society in Third-Century AD Egypt
    av Dominic Rathbone

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521037631

    This book reconstructs the life and workings of the Appianus estate in the Fayum district of Egypt under Roman rule in the third century AD. Basing his study on the extensive documentary evidence of the Heroninos archive, consisting of hundreds of l…

  • Aristotle on Female Animals

    Aristotle on Female Animals
    av Sophia M. Connell

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107136304

    Aristotle's account of female nature has received mostly negative treatment, emphasising what he says females cannot do. Building on recent research, this book comprehensively revises such readings, setting out the complex and positive role played b…

  • Expressions of Agency in Ancient Greek

    Expressions of Agency in Ancient Greek
    av Coulter H. George

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521847896

    Ancient Greek expressed the agents of passive verbs by a variety of means, and this work explores the language's development of prepositions which marked the agents of passive verbs. After an initial look at the pragmatics of agent constructions, it…

  • The Early Textual History of Lucretius' De rerum natura

    The Early Textual History of Lucretius' De rerum natura
    av David Butterfield

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107037458

    This is the first detailed analysis of the fate of Lucretius' De rerum natura from its composition in the 50s BC to the creation of our earliest extant manuscripts during the Carolingian Age. Close investigation of the knowledge of Lucretius' poem a…

  • Studies in The Language of Homer

    Studies in The Language of Homer
    av Shipp G. P. Shipp

    Inbunden - 1972 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521077064

    Examines the Odyssey as well as the Iliad.

  • The Language of Sophocles

    The Language of Sophocles
    av Felix Budelmann

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521660402

    This book is a wide-ranging study of Sophoclean language. From a detailed analysis of sentence-structure in the first chapter, it moves on to discuss in subsequent chapters how language shapes the perception of characters, of myths, of gods and of c…

  • The Language of Sophocles

    The Language of Sophocles
    av Felix Budelmann

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521034449

    This 1999 book is a wide-ranging study of Sophoclean language. From a detailed analysis of sentence-structure in the first chapter, it moves on to discuss in subsequent chapters how language shapes the perception of characters, of myths, of gods and…

  • Seneca the Elder

    Seneca the Elder
    av Janet Fairweather

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521044356

    A feature of Roman rhetorical education under the early empire was the dominance of the declamatio - the declamation on a mythological, historical or quasi-legal theme designed in the first place to train students for the law courts and political de…

  • Seneca the Elder

    Seneca the Elder
    av Janet Fairweather

    Inbunden - 1981 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521231015

    A feature of Roman rhetorical education under the early empire was the dominance of the declamatio - the declamation on a mythological, historical or quasi-legal theme designed in the first place to train students for the law courts and political de…