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Valéry Berlincourt, University of Geneva
Following an overview of their broader tradition, this book analyses in detail the commentaries on Statius’ Thebaid published in the 16th-17th c., with a focus on their interaction with the poem and on the various kinds of exegetical discourse they present. Après un examen d’ensemble de la ...
Edited by George W. M. Harrison, Concordia University, and Vayos Liapis, Open University of Cyprus
Drawing on insights from various disciplines (philology, archaeology, art) as well as from performance and reception studies, this volume shows how a heightened awareness of performance can enhance our appreciation of Greek and Roman theatre.
Timothy A. Joseph, The College of the Holy Cross
This book considers the Roman historian Tacitus’ (c. 55 – c. 120 C.E.) use of the language and narrative techniques of the epic poets, in particular Virgil and Lucan, for his presentation of the Roman civil wars of 68–70 C.E. in the Histories.
Margarethe Billerbeck und Mario Somazzi
Besides a brief account of the Humanists' editions of the Seneca tragedies in the early 16th century the repertory follows the critical discussion of the text and lists systematically the conjectures recorded since M.A. Delrio (1619) down to the year 2007. Neben einem Überblick über die ...
The author, who is a specialist on the problems around The Story of Apollonius, King of Tyre, makes a pioneer attempt to tackle the question of its origin (Latin or Greek?) systematically. He concludes that a longer Greek original is probable, and that it can be localised in Asia Minor, perhaps ...
Dirk M. Schenkeveld
Henri J.W. Wijsman
This book gives a full philological and literary commentary of the turbulent book VI of the Argonautica of the 1st century AD Latin poet Valerius Flaccus.
Michael von Albrecht
The reader is invited to study a choice of typical texts, from the beginnings to the end of Antiquity, and to discover intellectual relationships between different epochs, cultures, literary genres, linguistic and literary patterns.
The most comprehensive study of Seneca's Hercules Furens; it provides a new text with translation, a detailed commentary on the dramaturgy and language of the play and elucidates the figure of Roman Hercules in relation to its Euripidean model.
Edited by W. Keulen and U. Egelhaaf-Gaiser
The contributions to this volume on the Isis Book reassess current interpretations, highlight aspects of text, language, and style, and develop new lines of approach regarding the interpretation of this fascinating many-layered text, the last book of Apuleius’ famous novel.
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