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Michael von Albrecht
Michael von Albrecht's A History of Roman Literature, originally published in German, can rightly be seen as the counterpart to Albin Lesky's Geschichte der Griechischen Literatur. In this monumental survey work the whole of Latin literature from Livius Andronicus up to Boethius comes to the ...
Philip J. van der Eijk
Diocles of Carystus was one of the most prominent medical authorities in antiquity. This two volume set presents all the Greek, Latin and Arabic sources for his views with facing English translation, a commentary and a discussion of their intellectual context.
A complete collection of the fragments of the Greek biographers of the Imperial times as well as of the undated authors.
Richard J. Durling
This work studies the vocabulary of Galen, a physician in the 2nd century A.D., as culled from his voluminous works. It covers a wide field in diet, drugs and surgery. It is essential for the study of medical Greek.
Jan Bollansée. Edited by G. Schepens
This edition, with translation and commentary, of the surviving fragments of Hermippos of Smyrna draws attention to this author's derivative method and the distinctive juxtaposition of sensational stories and pinacographical material (catalogs of writings, pupils) characterizing his biographical ...
Jan Bollansée, Guido Schepens, Johannes Engels and Els Theys
The present study (edition, translation and commentary) of the fragments expressing interest oin the lives of wise men, philosophers, poets and politicians shed light on the various antecedents of Greek biographical writing in the fifth and forth centuries B.C.
Edited by Joseph Roisman
The book deals with central issues of Alexander’s reign including his depiction in ancient literature and art, his treatment of Greeks, Macedonians, and Asians, the military, political, social and cultural aspects of his campaign, and his legacy in ancient philosophy as well as in modern Balkan ...
Edited by Marco Fantuzzi and Theodore Papanghelis
The twenty-three contributions collected in this volume on Greek and Latin Pastoral focus mainly on the historical genesis, the stylistic and narrative features, the literary self-definition, and the fortunes of pastoral from its Theocritean origins to the Byzantine age.
Edited by Egbert J. Bakker, Irene J.F. de Jong and Hans van Wees
Herodotus’ outstanding achievements as a literary figure, intellectual, historian and ethnographer have in recent years come to be appreciated with much greater depth and subtlety. This Companion offers an up-to-date and in-depth overview of current approaches to Herodotus’ remarkable work.
Edited by Hans-Christian Günther, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
This volume centres on a detailed analysis of the whole corpus of Horace’s work. It is preceeded by an account of Horace’s life and work and followed by two appendices on the transmission of the text and style and metre.
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