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  • Eros den bitterljuva

    Eros den bitterljuva
    av Anne Carson

    Danskt band - 2020 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789100142117

    Anne Carsons storartade debut från 1986 presenteras nu för första gången på svenska. I denna essäbok, som idag ses som en klassiker, undersöker Carson uppkomsten av begreppet ”eros” i det antika Grekland genom att studera den tidens poes…

  • Dikten och hantverket : till den grekiska poetikens ursprung

    Dikten och hantverket : till den grekiska poetikens ursprung
    av Jesper Svenbro

    Danskt band - 2020 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789198514827

    Som beteckning på sångare och diktare valde antikens greker en gång en term som normalt betydde "hantverkare" eller "producent". Termen var poietes, "poet". Varför just detta ord? På den frågan söker den här studien ett svar. Den börjar hos Homeros,…

  • Eros the Bittersweet

    Eros the Bittersweet
    av Anne Carson

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781564781888

    Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best nonfiction books of all timeA book about romantic love, Eros the Bittersweet is Anne Carson's exploration of the concept of "eros" in both classical philosophy and literature. Beginning with, "It…

  • If Not, Winter: Fragments Of Sappho

    If Not, Winter: Fragments Of Sappho
    av Anne Carson

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844080816

    * The definitive and ONLY complete translation of Sappho, by one of the world's greatest living poets

  • The Voynich Manuscript

    The Voynich Manuscript

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300217230

    The first authorized copy of this mysterious, much-speculated-upon, one-of-a-kind, centuries-old puzzle "For the first time, a complete reproduction [of] The Voynich Manuscript, has been published, featuring essays exploring what is known about the…

  • Dialogues and Essays

    Dialogues and Essays
    av Seneca

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199552405

    'No man is crushed by misfortune unless he has first been deceived by prosperity.'In these dialogues and essays the Stoic philosopher Seneca outlines his thoughts on how to live in a troubled world. Tutor to the young emperor Nero, Seneca wrote exer…

  • The Aeneid

    The Aeneid
    av Virgil

    Storpocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143106296

    Robert Fagles's award-winning translations of Homer's twin works The Iliad and TheOdyssey have sold more than a million copies and become classics in their own right. With this stunning modern verse translation, Fagles introduces Virgil's Aeneid to…

  • Defence of Socrates, Euthyphro, Crito

    Defence of Socrates, Euthyphro, Crito
    av Plato

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199540501

    These new translations present Plato's remarkable dramatization of the momentous events surrounding the trial of Socrates in 399 BC, on charges of irreligion and corrupting the young. The Euthyphro, Defence of Socrates, and Crito form a dramatic and…

  • The Gallic War

    The Gallic War
    av Julius Caesar

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199540266

    The Gallic War, published on the eve of the civil war which led to the end of the Roman Republic, is an autobiographical account written by one of the most famous figures of European history. On one level a straightforward narrative of the campaigns…

  • Mythology

    Mythology
    av Edith Hamilton

    Storpocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780446574754

    For decades readers have chosen this book above all others to discover the thrilling, enchanting and fascinating world of Western mythology. From Odysseus's adventure-filled journey to the Norse god Odin's effort to postpone the final day of doom, E…

  • Mythology

    Mythology
    av Edith Hamilton, Edith Hamilton

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316438520

    Since its original publication by Little, Brown and Company in 1942, Edith Hamilton's Mythology has sold millions of copies throughout the word and established itself as a perennial bestseller in its various available formats: hardcover, trade paper…

  • A History of Roman Art

    A History of Roman Art
    av Steven L. Tuck

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781444330267

    A History of Roman Art provides a wide-ranging survey of the subject from the founding of Rome to the rule of Rome's first Christian emperor, Constantine. Incorporating the most up-to-date information available on the topic, this new textbook explor…

  • A History of Roman Art

    A History of Roman Art
    av Steven L. Tuck

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781444330250

    A History of Roman Art provides a wide-ranging survey of the subject from the founding of Rome to the rule of Rome's first Christian emperor, Constantine. Incorporating the most up-to-date information available on the topic, this new textbook explor…

  • Rumi Poems

    Rumi Poems

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841597690

    It is often said that Rumi (aka Jalal al-Din, 1207-73) is now the most popular poet in the United States. This conquest of the new world by a middle-eastern medieval writer who died before Chaucer was even born has been achieved with extraordinary s…

  • Anabasis

    Anabasis
    av Xenophon

    Inbunden - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674991019

    Xenophon (ca. 430 to ca. 354 BCE) was a wealthy Athenian and friend of Socrates. He left Athens in 401 and joined an expedition including ten thousand Greeks led by the Persian governor Cyrus against the Persian king. After the defeat of Cyrus, it f…

  • Euthyphro

    Euthyphro
    av Plato

    Häftad - 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…

  • Euthyphro

    Euthyphro
    av Plato

    Pocket - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780929524252

  • Republic

    Republic
    av Plato

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199535767

    Republic is the central work of the Western world's most famous philosopher. Essentially an inquiry into morality, Republic also contains crucial arguments and insights into many other areas of philosophy. It is also a literary masterpiece: the phil…

  • Republic

    Republic
    av Plato

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853992544

    What is the true nature of dikaiosyne (justice)? In the dialogue that forms Book I of The Republic Socrates meets the arguments first of Polemarchus, that justice means speaking the truth and paying one's dues in the broadest sense; then of Thrasyma…

  • Hellenistic Lives

    Hellenistic Lives
    av Plutarch

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199664337

    Alexander * Demosthenes * Phocion * Eumenes * Demetrius * Pyrrhus * Agis and Cleomenes * Aratus * Philopoemen * FlamininusThis selection of ten Lives traces the history of Hellenistic Greece from the rise of Macedon and Alexander's conquest of the P…

  • The Civil War

    The Civil War
    av Julius Caesar

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199540624

    `All over Italy men were conscripted, and weapons requisitioned; money was exacted from towns, and taken from shrines; and all the laws of god and man were overturned.' The Civil War is Caesar's masterly account of the celebrated war between himself…

  • The Odyssey

    The Odyssey
    av Homer

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198736479

    'Tell me, Muse, of the man of many turns, who was driven far and wide after he had sacked the sacred city of Troy'Twenty years after setting out to fight in the Trojan War, Odysseus is yet to return home to Ithaca. His household is in disarray: a ho…

  • The Odyssey

    The Odyssey
    av Homer

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853260254

    With an Introduction and Notes by Adam Roberts, Royal Holloway, University of London.Homer's great epic describes the many adventures of Odysseus, Greek warrior, as he strives over many years to return to his home island of Ithaca after the Trojan W…

  • The Odyssey

    The Odyssey
    av Homer

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199669103

    'Tell me, Muse, of the man of many turns, who was driven far and wide after he had sacked the sacred city of Troy'Twenty years after setting out to fight in the Trojan War, Odysseus is yet to return home to Ithaca. His household is in disarray: a ho…

  • The Odyssey

    The Odyssey
    av Homer

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781934941058

  • The Odyssey

    The Odyssey
    av Homer

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781627300698

  • The Odyssey

    The Odyssey
    av Homer

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781627300681

  • The Odyssey

    The Odyssey
    av Homer

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806144122

    One of the two major ancient Greek epics, Homer's Odyssey, has been a classic of Western Literature for centuries. This new translation into spare, elegant blank verse is certain to attract the same praise and admiration as Herbert Jordan's translat…

  • The Odyssey

    The Odyssey
    av Homer

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140268867

    Homer's best-loved and most accessible poem, recounting the great wandering of Odysseus during his ten-year voyage back home to Ithaca, after the Trojan War. A superb new verse translation, now published in trade paperback, before the standard Pengu…

  • The Odyssey

    The Odyssey
    av Homer

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801882678

    "Tell us, Goddess, daughter of Zeus, start in your own place: when all the rest at Troy had fled from that steep doom and gone back home, away from war and the salt sea, only this man longed for his wife and a way home." Homer's Odyssey, at once an…

  • The Odyssey

    The Odyssey
    av Homer

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199536788

    This prose translation of the Odyssey is so successful that it has taken its place as one of the few really outstanding versions of Homer's famous epic poem. It is the story of the return of Odysseus from the siege of Troy to his home in Ithaca, and…

  • The Odyssey

    The Odyssey
    av Homer

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472532480

    'Muse, tell me of a man: a man of much resource, who was made to wander far and long, after he had sacked the sacred city of Troy. Many were the men whose lands he saw and came to know their thinking: many too the miseries at sea which he suffered i…

  • Introduction to Old English

    Introduction to Old English
    av Peter S. Baker

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780470659847

    Featuring numerous updates and additional anthology selections, the 3 rd edition of Introduction to Old English confirms its reputation as a leading text designed to help students engage with Old English literature for the first time. A new edition…

  • Parzival and Titurel

    Parzival and Titurel
    av Wolfram von Eschenbach

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199539208

    Vast in its scope, incomparably dense in its imagery, Parzival ranks alongside Dante's Divine Comedy as one of the foremost narrative works to emerge from medieval Europe.Written in the first decade of the thirteenth century, Parzival is the greates…

  • Eufemiavisorna I + II

    Eufemiavisorna I + II

    Inbunden - 2018 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789173539951

    Eufemiavisorna är samlingsnamnet på Sveriges tre första skönlitterära verk, riddarromanerna Flores och Blanzeflor, Hertig Fredrik av Normandie och Ivan lejonriddaren. Det genom gående temat är en riddare, som genom att utsätta sig för farliga äventy…

  • A Study of History: Volume I: Abridgement of Volumes I-VI

    A Study of History: Volume I: Abridgement of Volumes I-VI
    av Arnold J. Toynbee

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195050806

    Arnold Toynbee's analysis of the rise and fall of civilizations has been acknowledged as one of the great achievements of twentieth-century scholarship. D.C. Somervell's abridgement of this monumental work is a great achievement in its own right. Wh…

  • The Saga of the Jomsvikings

    The Saga of the Jomsvikings

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781580443111

  • Theological Tractates. The Consolation of Philosophy

    Theological Tractates. The Consolation of Philosophy
    av Boethius

    Inbunden - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674990838

    Boethius (Boetius)?Anicius Manlius Severinus?Roman statesman and philosopher (ca. 480?524 CE), was son of Flavius Manlius Boetius, after whose death he was looked after by several men, especially Memmius Symmachus. He married Symmachus's daughter, R…

  • The Art of Rhetoric

    The Art of Rhetoric
    av Aristotle

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198724254

    For all men are persuaded by considerations of where their interest lies...Aristotle's Art of Rhetoric is the earliest systematic treatment of the subject, and it remains among the most incisive works on rhetoric that we possess. In it, we are asked…

  • Clouds. Wasps. Peace

    Clouds. Wasps. Peace
    av Aristophanes

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674995376

    Aristophanes of Athens (ca. 446-386 BC), one of the world's great comic dramatists, has been admired since antiquity for his wit and fantasy, language, and satire of the social, intellectual and political life of Athens at its height. He wrote at le…

  • The House of Augustus: A Historical Detective Story

    The House of Augustus: A Historical Detective Story
    av T. P. Wiseman

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691180076

    A radical reexamination of the textual and archaeological evidence about Augustus and the Palatine Caesar Augustus (63 BC-AD 14), who is usually thought of as the first Roman emperor, lived on the Palatine Hill, the place from which the word "palace…

  • The Mappae Mundi of Medieval Iceland

    The Mappae Mundi of Medieval Iceland
    av Dale Kedwards

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843845690

    The Icelandic mappae mundi (maps of the world), drawn between c. 1225 and c. 1400, are contemporary with the breathtaking rise of its vernacular literary culture, and provide important insights into the Icelanders' capacious geographical awareness i…

  • Ancient Fairy and Folk Tales

    Ancient Fairy and Folk Tales
    av Graham Anderson

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138361782

    This anthology explores the multitude of evidence for recognisable fairy tales drawn from sources in the much older cultures of the ancient world, appearing much earlier than the 17th century where awareness of most fairy tales tends to begin.It pre…

  • Ancient Fairy and Folk Tales

    Ancient Fairy and Folk Tales
    av Graham Anderson

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138361799

    This anthology explores the multitude of evidence for recognisable fairy tales drawn from sources in the much older cultures of the ancient world, appearing much earlier than the 17th century where awareness of most fairy tales tends to begin.It pre…

  • Tragedies, Volume II

    Tragedies, Volume II
    av Seneca

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674997189

    Seneca is a figure of first importance in both Roman politics and literature: a leading adviser to Nero who attempted to restrain the emperor's megalomania; a prolific moral philosopher; and the author of verse tragedies that strongly influenced Sha…

  • Early Greek Philosophy, Volume I

    Early Greek Philosophy, Volume I

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674996540

    The fragments and testimonia of the early Greek philosophers (often labeled the Presocratics) have always been not only a fundamental source for understanding archaic Greek culture and ancient philosophy but also a perennially fresh resource that ha…

  • Metamorphoses

    Metamorphoses
    av Ovid

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141394619

    Ovid's deliciously clever and exuberant epic, now in a gorgeous new clothbound edition designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith. These delectable and collectable editions are bound in high-quality, tactile cloth with foil stamped into th…

  • Metamorphoses

    Metamorphoses
    av Ovid

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199537372

    The theme of the Metamorphoses is change and transformation, as illustrated in Graeco-Roman myth and legend. On this ostensibly unifying thread Ovid strings together a vast and kaleidoscopic sequence of brilliant narratives, in which the often parad…

  • Metamorphoses

    Metamorphoses
    av Ovid

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781603843072

    A translation of Ovid's "Metamorphoses".

  • Metamorphoses

    Metamorphoses
    av Ovid

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780906515020

    This simple, utilitarian edition offers sixth-form and undergraduate students an introduction to the enchanted, sometimes violent, often sad, often funny world of the "Metamorphoses". Book III is ideal in this respect, for it possesses a homogeneity…

  • Metamorphoses

    Metamorphoses
    av Ovid

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780906515402

    This is the first separate edition of Metamorphoses XI since that of G. A. T. Davies in 1907. While Davies' edition is incomplete (it omits certain lines) and his commentary is mainly concerned with philological matter, this new edition gives a comp…

  • The Idea of the Labyrinth from Classical Antiquity through the Middle Ages

    The Idea of the Labyrinth from Classical Antiquity through the Middle Ages
    av Penelope Reed Doob

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501738456

    Ancient and medieval labyrinths embody paradox, according to Penelope Reed Doob. Their structure allows a double perspective-the baffling, fragmented prospect confronting the maze-treader within, and the comprehensive vision available to those witho…

  • Paradise Earned

    Paradise Earned
    av Yannis Tzifopoulos

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674023796

    This is a study of the twelve small gold lamellae from Crete that were tokens for entrance into a golden afterlife: the deceased who were buried or cremated with them believed that they had 'earned Paradise.' The lamellae are placed within the conte…

  • The Beowulf Manuscript

    The Beowulf Manuscript

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674052956

    Beowulf is one of the finest works of vernacular literature from the European Middle Ages and as such is a fitting title to head the Old English family of texts published in the Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Library.But this volume offers something unique…

  • The Discovery of the Mind

    The Discovery of the Mind
    av Bruno Snell

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781621380337

  • On Obligations

    On Obligations
    av Cicero

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199540716

    On Obligations (De officiis) was written by Cicero in late 44 BC after the assassination of Julius Caesar to provide principles of behaviour for aspiring politicians. It explores the apparent tensions between honourable conduct and expediency in pub…

  • A Loeb Classical Library Reader

    A Loeb Classical Library Reader
    av Loeb Classical Library

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674996168

    This selection of lapidary nuggets drawn from 33 of antiquity's major authors includes poetry, dialogue, philosophical writing, history, descriptive reporting, satire and fiction - giving a glimpse at the wide range of arts and sciences, thought and…

  • Piers Plowman

    Piers Plowman
    av William Langland

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199555260

    This is a new translation into contemporary English of one of the greatest poems of the English Middle Ages. Piers Plowman remains of enduring interest for its vivid picture of the whole life of medieval society, for its deeply imaginative religious…

  • Greek Lives

    Greek Lives
    av Plutarch

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199540051

    Lycurgus, Pericles, Solon, Nicias, Themistocles, Alcibiades, Cimon, Agesilaus, Alexander`I treat the narrative of the Lives as a kind of mirror...The experience is like nothing so much as spending time in their company and living with them: I receiv…

  • Settlements and Strongholds in Early Medieval England

    Settlements and Strongholds in Early Medieval England
    av Michael Bintley

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9782503583846

    In recent years numerous advances in archaeological and historical studies have enhanced our understanding of the form and function of settlements and strongholds in the landscapes of early medieval England. Until now, this groundbreaking work has n…

  • I, the Poet

    I, the Poet
    av Kathleen McCarthy

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501739552

    First-person poetry is a familiar genre in Latin literature. Propertius, Catullus, and Horace deployed the first-person speaker in a variety of ways that either bolster or undermine the link between this figure and the poet himself. In I, the Poet,…

  • Sir Gawain and The Green Knight

    Sir Gawain and The Green Knight

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199540167

    'The finest translation in and for our time' (Kevin Crossley-Holland) Sir Gawain and The Green Knight, with its intricate plot of enchantment and betrayal is probably the most skilfully told story in the whole of the English Arthurian cycle. Origina…

  • Histories

    Histories
    av Herodotus

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857152340

    Traditionally known as the Father of History, the Greek writer Herodotus(c. 484-420 BC), was the first man to tell a story in prose on the scale of the ILIAD and the ODYSSEY. His subject is the war between the Persians and the Greeks but, in order t…

  • Histories

    Histories
    av Herodotus

    Häftad - 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…

  • Heroides. Amores

    Heroides. Amores
    av Ovid

    Inbunden - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674990456

    Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso, 43 BCE?17 CE), born at Sulmo, studied rhetoric and law at Rome. Later he did considerable public service there, and otherwise devoted himself to poetry and to society. Famous at first, he offended the emperor Augustus by…

  • The Classical Tradition

    The Classical Tradition

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674072275

    How do we get from the polis to the police? Or from Odysseus' sirens to an ambulance's? The legacy of ancient Greece and Rome has been imitated, resisted, misunderstood, and reworked by every culture that followed. In this volume, some five hundred…

  • Chaucer: A European Life

    Chaucer: A European Life
    av Marion Turner

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691160092

    A groundbreaking biography that recreates the cosmopolitan world in which a wine merchant's son became one of the most celebrated of all English poets More than any other canonical English writer, Geoffrey Chaucer lived and worked at the centre of…

  • Foucault's Virginity

    Foucault's Virginity
    av Simon Goldhill

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521479349

    The sexy, witty and often bizarre novels, poetry and dialogues of the first centuries of this era (works such as Longus’ Daphnis and Chloe, Achilles Tatius’ Leukippe and Cleitophon and Plutarch’s Amatorius) were being composed at t…

  • Catullus. Tibullus. Pervigilium Veneris

    Catullus. Tibullus. Pervigilium Veneris
    av Catullus

    Inbunden - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674990074

    Catullus (Gaius Valerius, 84?54 BCE), of Verona, went early to Rome, where he associated not only with other literary men from Cisalpine Gaul but also with Cicero and Hortensius. His surviving poems consist of nearly sixty short lyrics, eight longer…

  • Studies in Medievalism XXVIII - Medievalism and Discrimination

    Studies in Medievalism XXVIII - Medievalism and Discrimination
    av Karl Fugelso

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843845171

    Discrimination has long played a part in medievalism studies, but it has rarely been weaponized as thoroughly and publicly as in recent exchanges. The essays in the first part of this volume respond to that development by examining some of the many…