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Aeschylus Prometheus Bound
Aeschylus Prometheus Bound
by Paul Roche
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This brilliant translation of a classic work includes -- An essay on ancient Greek theater -- Extensive glossary of names & places -- Practical production... (read more)

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The Golden Bough (Cambridge Library Collection - Classics)
The Golden Bough (Cambridge Library Collection - Classics)
by James George Frazer
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This work by Sir James Frazer (1854 1941) is widely considered to be one of the most important early texts in the fields of psychology and anthropology. At the same time, by applying modern methods of comparative ethnography to the classical world, and... (read more)

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Learn to Read Greek, Part I [With Workbook]
Learn to Read Greek, Part I [With Workbook]
by Andrew Keller
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Learn to Read Greek is a text and workbook for students beginning the study of Ancient Greek. It is the companion volume to the authors’ Learn to Read Latin, published in 2004. Like its Latin predecessor, it has a grammar-based approach and is... (read more)

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A Small Greek World: Networks in the Ancient Mediterranean (Greeks Overseas)
A Small Greek World: Networks in the Ancient Mediterranean (Greeks Overseas)
by Irad Malkin
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Greek civilization and identity crystallized not when Greeks were close together but when they came to be far apart. It emerged during the Archaic period when Greeks founded coastal city states and trading stations in ever-widening horizons from the... (read more)

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Oratory of Classical Greece #05: Dinarchus, Hyperides, and Lycurgus
Oratory of Classical Greece #05: Dinarchus, Hyperides, and Lycurgus
by Craig R. Cooper
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This is the fifth volume in the Oratory of Classical Greece. This series presents all of the surviving speeches from the late fifth and fourth centuries B.C. in new translations prepared by classical scholars who are at the forefront of the discipline... (read more)

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The Ancient Critic at Work: Terms and Concepts of Literary Criticism in Greek Scholia
The Ancient Critic at Work: Terms and Concepts of Literary Criticism in Greek Scholia
by Rene Nunlist
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The large but underrated corpus of Greek scholia, the marginal and interlinear notes found in manuscripts, is a very important source for ancient literary criticism. The evidence of the scholia significantly adds to and enhances the picture that can be... (read more)

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Martial: Liber Spectaculorum
Martial: Liber Spectaculorum
by Kathleen M. Coleman
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This book is the first full-scale edition of the so-called Liber spectaculorum by Martial. A comprehensive introduction addresses the role of epigram in commemorating monuments and occasions, the connection between spectacle and imperial panegyric in... (read more)

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Gorgias: Encomium of Helen
Gorgias: Encomium of Helen
by D. M. Macdowell
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The Encomium of Helen is thought to have been the demonstration piece of the Ancient Greek sophist, Presocratic philosopher and rhetorician, Gorgias. In this edition Malcolm MacDowell provides a useful introduction, the Greek text, his own English... (read more)

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Medea (06 Edition)
Medea (06 Edition)
by Euripides
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The Greek Tragedy in New Translations series is based on the conviction that only translators who write poetry themselves, or who work in collaboration with poets, can properly re-create the celebrated and timeless tragedies of the great Greek writers... (read more)

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Praelections Delivered Before the Senate of the University of Cambridge: 25, 26, 27 January 1906
Praelections Delivered Before the Senate of the University of Cambridge: 25, 26, 27 January 1906
by Henry Jackson
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Originally published in 1906, this volume gathers together the candidate praelections for the Regius Professorship of Greek at the University of Cambridge, given during January 1906 at the Senate House. Each candidate was required to provide a one-hour... (read more)

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The Art of Pliny's Letters: A Poetics of Allusion in the Private Correspondence
The Art of Pliny's Letters: A Poetics of Allusion in the Private Correspondence
by Ilaria Marchesi
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In this 2008 book on intertextuality in Pliny the Younger, Professor Marchesi invites an alternative reading of Pliny's collection of private epistles: the letters are examined as the product of an authorial strategy controlling both the rhetorical... (read more)

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Rhetorical Exercises from Late Antiquity: A Translation of Choricius of Gaza's Preliminary Talks and Declamations
Rhetorical Exercises from Late Antiquity: A Translation of Choricius of Gaza's Preliminary Talks and Declamations
by Robert J. Penella
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The first translation, produced by a team of eight scholars, of the Declamations and Preliminary Talks of the sixth-century sophist Choricius of Gaza. Declamations, deliberative or judicial orations on fictitious themes, were the fundamental advanced... (read more)

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Volume VII. Meteorologica
Volume VII. Meteorologica
by Aristotle
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Aristotle, great Greek philosopher, researcher, reasoner, and writer, born at Stagirus in 384 BCE, was the son of Nicomachus, a physician, and Phaestis. He studied under Plato at Athens and taught there (367-47); subsequently he spent three years at the... (read more)

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The Roman Poets of the Augustan Age: Horace and the Elegiac Poets (Cambridge Library Collection - Classics)
The Roman Poets of the Augustan Age: Horace and the Elegiac Poets (Cambridge Library Collection - Classics)
by William Young Sellar
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William Young Sellar (1825-1890) was a classical scholar who specialised in the study of Roman poetry. After graduating from Balliol College, Oxford, in 1843 he held assistant professorships in various universities before being appointed Professor of... (read more)

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Variorum: A Greek Translation Book (Greek Unseens)
Variorum: A Greek Translation Book (Greek Unseens)
by J. M. Moore
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While there is a reasonable selection of readers for use with classesstudying Greek, there is a shortage of book containing suitableselections for teaching the techniques of translation; this book isdesigned to fill this gap. It consists of three... (read more)

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Everyday Greek
Everyday Greek
by Horace Addison Hoffman
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From the preface: "This book has grown out of my own needs in giving a brief course in the derivation of English words of Greek origin. I have the hope that it will also be of service to many other teachers in giving similar courses."... (read more)

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New Comparative Grammar of Greek and Latin
New Comparative Grammar of Greek and Latin
by Andrew L. Sihler
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Like Carl Darling Buck's Comparative Grammar of Greek and Latin (1933), this book is an explanation of the similarities and differences between Greek and Latin morphology and lexicon through an account of their prehistory. It also aims to discuss the... (read more)

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The Cambridge Companion to the Roman Historians (Cambridge Companions to Literature)
The Cambridge Companion to the Roman Historians (Cambridge Companions to Literature)
by Andrew Feldherr
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No field of Latin literature has been more transformed over the last couple of decades than that of the Roman historians. Narratology, a new receptiveness to intertextuality, and a re-thinking of the relationship between literature and its political... (read more)

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Grammar of the Latin Language - Volume 2
Grammar of the Latin Language - Volume 2
by Henry John Roby
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Henry John Roby (1830-1915) was a Cambridge-educated classicist whose influential career included periods as a schoolmaster, professor of Roman law, businessman, educational reformer and Member of Parliament. His two-volume Grammar of the Latin Language... (read more)

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Euripides I (Ed: Grene) (3RD 13 Edition)
Euripides I (Ed: Grene) (3RD 13 Edition)
by Euripides
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Euripides I contains the plays “Alcestis,” translated by Richmond Lattimore; “Medea,” translated by Oliver Taplin; “The Children of Heracles,” translated by Mark Griffith; and “Hippolytus,” translated by... (read more)

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