Historical Commentary on Herodotus Book 6

Lionel Scott

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€209,00
$253.00
ISBN13: 
9789004145061
Publication Date: 
August 2005
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Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
xiv, 722 pp.
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ISSN: 
0169-8958
Volume: 
268

Edited by Pierre Destrée and Fritz-Gregor Herrmann

The nineteen essays presented here aim to illuminate the ways poetry and the poets are discussed by Plato throughout his writing career. As well as throwing new light on old topics, such as mimesis and poetic inspiration, the volume introduces fresh approaches to Plato’s philosophy of poetry and...
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328
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004201293
E-ISBN: 
9789004201835
Publication date: 
March 2011
€188,00
$228.00

Mary Stieber

This first in-depth account of Euripides' relationship with the visual arts demonstrates how frequently the tragedian used language to visual effect, whether through allusion or actual references to objects, motifs built around real or imaginary objects, or the use of technical terminology.
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Volume: 
327
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004189065
E-ISBN: 
9789004201149
Publication date: 
December 2010
€193,00
$234.00
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Volume: 
326
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004174788
E-ISBN: 
9789047428244
Publication date: 
December 2010
€193,00
$234.00

Hugo H. Koning

This book offers a comprehensive account of the role of Hesiod in the ancient imagination, investigating the poet as a literary-critical concept, a moral and philosophical symbol, and generally a cultural icon endlessly employed and re-created by later Greeks.
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Volume: 
325
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004186163
E-ISBN: 
9789004189812
Publication date: 
December 2010
€128,00
$155.00

Christine Luz

This book offers the first comprehensive collection and scholarly analysis of the Greek technopaignia (acrostics, anagrams, palindromes, pattern poems etc.) and discusses both their significance for the history of literature and their interaction with non-literary fields of ancient scholarship....
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Volume: 
324
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004189782
E-ISBN: 
9789004201132
Publication date: 
November 2010
€182,00
$220.00

Edited by Ralph M. Rosen and Ineke Sluiter

Human communities thrive on prosocial behavior. This book demonstrates from a wide range of perspectives how such behavior is anchored and promoted in classical antiquity by a varied and conceptually rich discourse of ‘valuing others’.
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Volume: 
323
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004189218
E-ISBN: 
9789004192331
Publication date: 
September 2010
€191,00
$233.00

Maarit Kivilo

This book offers a detailed overview of the biographical material of six early Greek poets (Hesiod, Stesichorus, Archilochus, Hipponax, Terpander, and Sappho) and provides an outline of the formation, sources and development of their biographical traditions.
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Volume: 
322
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004186156
E-ISBN: 
9789004193284
Publication date: 
September 2010
€125,00
$151.00

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.
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Volume: 
321
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004177550
E-ISBN: 
9789047430995
Publication date: 
August 2010
€125,00
$151.00

John D. Grainger

The two-century long conflict over Syria between Seleukids and Ptolemies was the central diplomatic and military matter of the Hellinistic period. By examining it for the first time in detail, its importance can at last be seen.
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Volume: 
320
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004180505
E-ISBN: 
9789004188310
Publication date: 
January 2010
€164,00
$198.00

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,...
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Volume: 
319
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004174382
E-ISBN: 
9789004193222
Publication date: 
November 2009
€148,00
$177.00

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