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1. Cover image for 'Listening to Homer'
Tradition, Narrative, and Audience
Ruth Scodel
A discussion of how ancient Greek bards ensured that their poetry would reach audiences of various backgrounds
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1. Cover image for 'Listening to Homer'
Tradition, Narrative, and Audience
Ruth Scodel
A discussion of how ancient Greek bards ensured that their poetry would reach audiences of various backgrounds
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Paper 2009 $25.95 Available Add Paper for "Listening to Homer" to Cart
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2. Cover image for 'The Limits of Heroism'
Homer and the Ethics of Reading
Mark Buchan
Explores the relationship of desire to heroic ideology in both the Iliad and the Odyssey
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Hardcover 2005 $85.00 Available Add Hardcover for "The Limits of Heroism" to Cart
3. Cover image for 'Satiric Advice on Women and Marriage'
From Plautus to Chaucer
Warren S. Smith, Editor
Traces satiric themes on women, sex, and marriage through ancient Latin literature and the Middle Ages into Chaucer
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3. Cover image for 'Satiric Advice on Women and Marriage'
From Plautus to Chaucer
Warren S. Smith, Editor
Traces satiric themes on women, sex, and marriage through ancient Latin literature and the Middle Ages into Chaucer
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4. Cover image for 'Vergil's Aeneid and the Roman Self'
Subject and Nation in Literary Discourse
Yasmin Syed
Reading the Aeneid as the central text of Roman literary education, Yasmin Syed investigates the poem's power to shape Roman notions of self and cultural identity
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4. Cover image for 'Vergil's Aeneid and the Roman Self'
Subject and Nation in Literary Discourse
Yasmin Syed
Reading the Aeneid as the central text of Roman literary education, Yasmin Syed investigates the poem's power to shape Roman notions of self and cultural identity
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5. Cover image for 'Death by Philosophy'
The Biographical Tradition in the Life and Death of the Archaic Philosophers Empedocles, Heraclitus, and Democritus
Ava Chitwood
Brings to vivid life the connections between philosophy and biography by examining the spectacular—and often wildly implausible—biographies of famous pre-Socratic thinkers
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Hardcover 2004 $78.00 Available Add Hardcover for "Death by Philosophy" to Cart
6. Cover image for 'The Hero and the City'
An Interpretation of Sophocles' Oedipus at Colonus
Joseph P. Wilson
Challenges many of the traditional views concerning Oedipus at Colonus
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7. Cover image for 'Roman Propertius and the Reinvention of Elegy'
Jeri Blair DeBrohun
Studies how Propertius transformed the elegiac form, using Callimachean style as a starting point
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Hardcover 2003 $85.00 Available Add Hardcover for "Roman Propertius and the Reinvention of Elegy" to Cart
8. Cover image for 'The Narcissus and the Pomegranate'
An Archaeology of the Homeric Hymn to Demeter
Ann Suter
Examines in detail the two myths in the Homeric Hymn to Demeter and the relation of the hymn to historic cult activities at Eleusis
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Hardcover 2002 $90.00 Available Add Hardcover for "The Narcissus and the Pomegranate" to Cart
9. Cover image for 'The Odyssey'
Homer
Translated into dactylic hexameter, this edition of the Odyssey recaptures the oral-formulaic experience as never before
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9. Cover image for 'The Odyssey'
Homer
Translated into dactylic hexameter, this edition of the Odyssey recaptures the oral-formulaic experience as never before
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10. Cover image for 'Iliad, Book 1'
Homer
A user-friendly edition for the student reading Homer in the original Greek
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Paper 2002 $27.95 Available Add Paper for "Iliad, Book 1" to Cart
Hardcover 2002 $75.00 Available Add Hardcover for "Iliad, Book 1" to Cart
10. Cover image for 'Iliad, Book 1'
Homer
A user-friendly edition for the student reading Homer in the original Greek
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Paper 2002 $27.95 Available Add Paper for "Iliad, Book 1" to Cart
Hardcover 2002 $75.00 Available Add Hardcover for "Iliad, Book 1" to Cart
11. Cover image for 'Magnus Felix Ennodius'
A Gentleman of the Church
S. A. H. Kennell
The first comprehensive study of Magnus Felix Ennodius as both Latin literary figure and historical personality
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Hardcover 2000 $85.00 Available Add Hardcover for "Magnus Felix Ennodius" to Cart
12. Cover image for 'Thomas Heywood's Art of Love'
The First Complete English Translation of Ovid's Ars Amatoria
Edited, with Introduction, Notes, and Commentary by M. L. Stapleton
The English Art of Love
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Hardcover 2000 $80.00 Available Add Hardcover for "Thomas Heywood's Art of Love" to Cart
13. Cover image for 'The Pedagogical Contract'
The Economies of Teaching and Learning in the Ancient World
Yun Lee Too
Rethinks the teacher-student relationship from its ancient roots to the present
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Hardcover 2000 $80.00 Available Add Hardcover for "The Pedagogical Contract" to Cart
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13. Cover image for 'The Pedagogical Contract'
The Economies of Teaching and Learning in the Ancient World
Yun Lee Too
Rethinks the teacher-student relationship from its ancient roots to the present
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Hardcover 2000 $80.00 Available Add Hardcover for "The Pedagogical Contract" to Cart
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14. Cover image for 'Poems from the Greek Anthology'
Expanded Edition
Translated, with a Foreword, by Kenneth Rexroth
Classic Greek poetry with a touch of the Beat
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Paper 1999 $20.95 Available Add Paper for "Poems from the Greek Anthology" to Cart
15. Cover image for 'Acting Like Men'
Gender, Drama, and Nostalgia in Ancient Greece
Karen Bassi
Examines the concept of gender in relation to Greek drama
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Hardcover 1999 $93.00 Available Add Hardcover for "Acting Like Men" to Cart
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15. Cover image for 'Acting Like Men'
Gender, Drama, and Nostalgia in Ancient Greece
Karen Bassi
Examines the concept of gender in relation to Greek drama
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Hardcover 1999 $93.00 Available Add Hardcover for "Acting Like Men" to Cart
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16. Cover image for 'Lucian and the Latins'
Humor and Humanism in the Early Renaissance
David Marsh
Explores Lucian's influence on Renaissance writers
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Hardcover 1999 $85.00 Available Add Hardcover for "Lucian and the Latins" to Cart
17. Cover image for 'Metamorphosis of Language in Apuleius'
A Study of Allusion in the Novel
Ellen D. Finkelpearl
A study of allusion in Apuleius' enigmatic novel
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Hardcover 1998 $80.00 Available Add Hardcover for "Metamorphosis of Language in Apuleius" to Cart
18. Cover image for 'Sardonic Smile'
Nonverbal Behavior in Homeric Epic
Donald Lateiner
Homeric posturing, Homeric expression
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Paper 1998 $51.95 Available Add Paper for "Sardonic Smile" to Cart
19. Cover image for 'Ovid's Literary Loves'
Influence and Innovation in the Amores
Barbara Weiden Boyd
Brings the Amores into the forefront of scholarly discussion
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Hardcover 1998 $80.00 Out of Stock Add Hardcover for "Ovid's Literary Loves" to Cart
20. Cover image for 'The Knotted Thong'
Structures of Mimesis in Persius
D. M. Hooley
A much-needed study of allusion in the complex works of Persius
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Hardcover 1998 $85.00 Out of Stock Add Hardcover for "The Knotted Thong" to Cart
21. Cover image for 'Plot and Point of View in the Iliad'
Robert J. Rabel
Argues that Homer, the poet of the Iliad, may be fully distinguished from the narrator of Homeric poetry
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Hardcover 1998 $80.00 Out of Stock Add Hardcover for "Plot and Point of View in the Iliad" to Cart
22. Cover image for 'Commerce with the Classics'
Ancient Books and Renaissance Readers
Volume: 20
Anthony Grafton
A distinctive history of the traditions of reading and life in the Renaissance library, as seen in the texts of Renaissance intellectuals
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Hardcover 1997 $70.00 Out of Stock Add Hardcover for "Commerce with the Classics" to Cart
22. Cover image for 'Commerce with the Classics'
Ancient Books and Renaissance Readers
Volume: 20
Anthony Grafton
A distinctive history of the traditions of reading and life in the Renaissance library, as seen in the texts of Renaissance intellectuals
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Paper $29.95 Forthcoming Add Paper for "Commerce with the Classics" to Cart
Hardcover 1997 $70.00 Out of Stock Add Hardcover for "Commerce with the Classics" to Cart
23. Cover image for 'The Whole Book'
Cultural Perspectives on the Medieval Miscellany
Stephen G. Nichols and Siegfried Wenzel, Editors
An investigation of the fascinating, not-so-miscellaneous miscellanies
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Hardcover 1997 $75.00 Available Add Hardcover for "The Whole Book" to Cart
24. Cover image for 'Explaining an Eclipse'
Aristotle's Posterior Analytics 2.1-10
Owen Goldin
An excellent analysis of Aristotle's philosophy of science, logic, and metaphysics
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Hardcover 1996 $78.00 Available Add Hardcover for "Explaining an Eclipse" to Cart
25. Cover image for 'Crisis and Conversion in Apuleius' Metamorphoses'
Nancy Shumate
A literary reflection of a real-life experience
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Hardcover 1996 $85.00 Available Add Hardcover for "Crisis and Conversion in Apuleius' Metamorphoses" to Cart
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