Books in category Literary Criticism – Ancient & Classical

  • Women on the Edge

    Women on the Edge
    Euripides, Ruby Blondell

    Women on the Edge, a collection of Alcestis, Medea, Helen, and Iphegenia at Aulis, provides a broad sample of Euripides' plays focusing on women, and spans the chronology of his surviving works, from the earliest, to his last, incomplete, …

  • Macrobius Saturnalia Books 3 5

    Macrobius: Saturnalia, Books 3-5
    Ambrosius Aurelius Theodosius Macrobius, Robert A. Kaster

    A full introduction places the work in its cultural context and analyzes its construction, while indexes of names, subjects, and ancient works cited in both text and notes make the work more readily accessible than ever before.

  • Hesiodi Theogonia Opera et dies Scutum

    Hesiodi Theogonia ; Opera et dies ; Scutum
    Hesiod, Reinhold Merkelbach

    Enthält: Theogonia ; Opera et dies ; Scutum ; Fragmenta selecta.

  • A Companion to the Archaeology of Religion in the Ancient World

    A Companion to the Archaeology of Religion in the Ancient World
    Rubina Raja, Jörg Rüpke

    A Companion to the Archaeology of Religion in the Ancient World presents a comprehensive overview of a wide range of topics relating to the practices, expressions, and interactions of religion in antiquity, primarily in the Greco-Roman …

  • Demosthenes the Orator

    Demosthenes the Orator
    Douglas M. MacDowell

    In the most comprehensive account available of the texts of Demosthenes, Douglas M. MacDowell describes and assesses all of the great orator's speeches, including those for the lawcourts as well as the addresses to the Ekklesia.

  • Fifty Key Classical Authors

    Fifty Key Classical Authors
    Rhiannon Ash, Alison Sharrock

    Including essays on Sappho, Polybius and Lucan, as well as on major figures such as Homer, Plato, Catullus and Cicero, this book is a vital tool for all students of classical civilization.

  • Sagas and Myths of the Northmen

    Sagas and Myths of the Northmen
    Jesse L Byock

    In a land of ice, great warriors search for glory.

  • Complete Letters

    Complete Letters
    Pliny the Younger

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  • The Past in Aeschylus and Sophocles

    The Past in Aeschylus and Sophocles
    Poulheria Kyriakou

    The book studies the past of the characters in Aeschylus and Sophocles, a neglected but crucial topic.

  • Meals in the Early Christian World

    Meals in the Early Christian World
    Dennis E. Smith

    This book provides three categories of investigation: 1) The Typology and Context of the Greco-Roman Banquet, 2) Who Was at the Greco-Roman Banquets, and 3) The Culture of Reclining.

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