The Policy of Darius and Xerxes towards Thrace and Macedonia

Miroslav Ivanov Vasilev, Troyan (Bulgaria)

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€120,00
$152.00
ISBN13: 
9789004282148
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9789004282155
Publication Date: 
February 2015
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Hardback
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xii, 260 pp.
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2352-8656
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379

Gregson Davis, New York University

The poet-herdsmen of Vergil’s Eclogues employ differing strategies for coping with acute loss, whether external (e.g. land dispossession) or internal (amatory rejection). The interplay of ideas latent in several of their songs is typically framed in terms of Epicurean concepts.
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346
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004233089
E-ISBN: 
9789004233256
Publication date: 
August 2012
€105,00
$126.00

Timothy A. Joseph, The College of the Holy Cross

This book considers the Roman historian Tacitus’ (c. 55 – c. 120 C.E.) use of the language and narrative techniques of the epic poets, in particular Virgil and Lucan, for his presentation of the Roman civil wars of 68–70 C.E. in the Histories.
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345
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004229044
E-ISBN: 
9789004231283
Publication date: 
July 2012
€114,00
$139.00

Florence Yoon, University of British Columbia

This book examines the substantial role played by invented anonymous figures in the transformation of traditional mythological heroes into the unique dramatic characters of Greek Tragedy.
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344
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004229037
E-ISBN: 
9789004233430
Publication date: 
July 2012
€109,00
$132.00

Calum Alasdair Maciver

This book, the first monograph in English on Quintus Smyrnaeus' Posthomerica in over a century, offers a comprehensive study of the poem's poetics and narrative, with a specific focus on the interaction between its Homeric intertextuality and Late Antique influences.
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343
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004230200
E-ISBN: 
9789004230217
Publication date: 
May 2012
€114,00
$139.00

Edited by S.T. Roselaar

This book focuses on day-to-day interactions between Romans and Italians interacted, and the consequences of such interactions. Drawing on new archaeological evidence, literary and epigraphic material, it presents the current state of research on integration and identity formation in the Republic.
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342
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004229112
E-ISBN: 
9789004229600
Publication date: 
June 2012
€154,00
$186.00

Ido Israelowich

This monograph offers a study of the inter-relations between medicine, religion, and literature in the Sacred Tales of the Second Century CE Greek scholar Aelius Aristides.
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341
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004229082
E-ISBN: 
9789004229440
Publication date: 
May 2012
€116,00
$141.00

Paul J. du Plessis

This book is a fundamental reassessment of one of the most important commercial contracts in Roman law. By drawing on legal and non-legal source material, this book seeks to assess the development of the contract in light of Roman legal thought.
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Volume: 
340
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004219595
E-ISBN: 
9789004229457
Publication date: 
April 2012
€116,00
$141.00

Edited by Irene J.F. de Jong

The third volume of the Studies in Ancient Greek narrative deals with the narratological category of space: how is space, including objects which function as 'props', presented in narrative texts and what are its functions (thematic, symbolic, psychologising, or characterising).
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339
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004222571
E-ISBN: 
9789004224384
Publication date: 
March 2012
€214,00
$258.00

Leonardo Tarán and Dimitri Gutas

This important new editio maior of Aristotle's Poetics is based on all the primary sources and is accompanied by a details critical apparatus. The introductory chapters provide important new insights about the transmission of the text to the present day and especially the significance of the Syro...
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338
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004217409
E-ISBN: 
9789004217775
Publication date: 
March 2012
€187,00
$226.00

Edited by Catherine Collobert, Pierre Destrée and Francisco J. Gonzalez

Through the contributions of specialists in the field, this volume addresses the still open question of the role and status of myth in Plato’s dialogues and thereby speaks to the broader problem of the relation between philosophy and poetic discourse.
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Volume: 
337
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004218666
E-ISBN: 
9789004224360
Publication date: 
February 2012
€187,00
$226.00

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