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Andreas Heil, Technische Universität Dresden
In four separate studies, Andreas Heil shows that Seneca, in his tragedies Thyestes, Hercules furens, Troas (Troades) and Medea, handles dramatic time less experimentally than has been assumed before. Thus, the survey considerably deepens our understanding of Seneca's dramatic technique. In ...
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 ...
This monograph focuses solely on the Stesichoros’s Geryoneis. The main feature to the book is its full-length commentary. As well as providing a detailed analysis on the poet’s language and style, the song is considered in its wider religious context.
Edited by Roy K. Gibson and Ruth Morello
Pliny's Naturalis Historia is a sophisticated encyclopaedia of the riches of the ancient world. The contributors to the present volume represent and join a new generation of critics who have begun to examine the dominant motifs which give shape to the work.
Maria Noussia Fantuzzi
This book illuminates the authoritative voice of Solon of Athens by an integrated literary, historical, and philological approach and the use of a range of hermeneutic frameworks, from literary theory to oral poetics.
Edited by John F. Miller and A.J. Woodman
This book, a sequel to Clio and the Poets (Brill 2002), examines the inter-relationships between Latin poetry and historiography in the first century AD.
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 ...
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