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Introduced and edited by D.W.P. Burgersdijk and J.A. van Waarden
This volume contains scholarly articles by professor Daniël den Hengst, in which structural and intertextual aspects of Roman historiographical texts are studied. Special attention is given to the Historia Augusta and Ammianus Marcellinus' Res Gestae, but also relevant texts by Cicero, Livy, ...
With its focus on 'reasoning through imagery' this book applies aspects of cognitive psychology to a study of key tragic props in order to draw connections between visual imagery and the spectators' intellectual experience of ancient Greek tragedy.
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 ...
Ulrich C.J. Gebhardt
This book is concerned with legal language in non-legal Latin literature. Examining the use of legal discourse as a poetical means, it provides fresh vistas on Augustan poetry and explores the potential for the poetic transformation of a technical language. Dieses Buch untersucht den Gebrauch ...
Edited by J.R.C. Cousland and James R. Hume
This volume’s thirty-two contributions by major Euripidean scholars offer incisive treatments of many of Euripides' extant plays and their influence, as well as seminal examinations of a number of Euripides’ fragmentary plays.
This book is an attempt to shed new light, via the tenets of oral-formulaic theory, on the evolution and meaning of several dozen words and phrases found in early Greek epic whose etymologies have puzzled philologists for over 2500 years.
Errietta M.A. Bissa
Through an extensive re-evaluation of existing evidence and the presentation of new avenues of research, the book shows that Greek and non-Greek states in the archaic and classical periods intervened greatly in foreign trade.
This commentary examines the text of book 4 of Valerius Flaccus' Argonautica, and explicates sense and references, but above all, it provides a critical appreciation of the poetry, with a focus on wit, humor, elegance, subtlety, narrative skill and creative engagement with forerunners.
Edited by Grammatiki A. Karla
The present volume includes studies on texts that traditionally have been confined to the margins of the genre of the ancient novel, such as the Life of Aesop, the Life of Alexander the Great, and the Acts of the Christian Martyrs.
Matthew M. McGowan
This study considers exile in Ovid's Tristia and Epistulae ex Ponto as a place of genuine suffering and a metaphor for poetry's marginalization from Rome. It analyzes, in particular, the poet's representation of himself and the emperor Augustus against the background of Roman religion, law, and ...
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