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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.
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.
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.
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