Theios Sophistès

Essays on Flavius Philostratus' Vita Apollonii

edited by Kristoffel Demoen and Danny Praet

Status: 
€167,00
$206.00
ISBN13: 
9789004171091
E-ISBN: 
9789047424406
Publication Date: 
December 2008
Format: 
Hardback
Publication Type: 
Pages, Illustr.: 
xvi, 405 pp.
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ISSN: 
0169-8958
Volume: 
305

Gijsbert Jonkers

In The Textual Tradition of Plato's Timaeus and Critias, Gijsbert Jonkers presents a new examination of the medieval manuscripts of both Platonic dialogues, an overview of the ancient tradition and a vast collection of ancient testimonia.
Series: 
Volume: 
400
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004325913
Expected: 
December 2016
€180,00
$202.00

Berenice Verhelst, University of Ghent

Direct Speech in Nonnus’ Dionysiaca is the first extensive study of speech in Nonnus’ Dionysiaca (5th century AD). It presents an in-depth analysis of the narrative functions of direct speech and their implications for the presentation of the epic story.
Series: 
Volume: 
397
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004325890
Expected: 
December 2016
€127,00
$151.00

Edited by Niall W. Slater, Emory University

These 18 studies survey the changing concept of voice and voices in oral traditions and subsequent literary genres of antiquity, both fictional (authorial and characterized) and historical, and from Greece and the Near East to the western Roman Empire.
Series: 
Volume: 
396
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004327306
Expected: 
December 2016
€165,00
$180.00

Egidia Occhipinti

This book involves a historiographical study of the Hellenica Oxyrhynchia that defines its relationship with fifth- and fourth-century historical works and its role as a source of Diodorus’ Bibliotheke. The study is supported by intertextual comparison, narratological and papyrological...
Series: 
Volume: 
395
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004325715
Expected: 
September 2016
€126,00
$151.00

Edited by Nikoletta Manioti, University of St Andrews

Family in Flavian Epic offers an exploration of family bonds depicted in the epics of Valerius Flaccus, Statius and Silius Italicus, and examines their links to the epic tradition and Flavian Rome.
Series: 
Volume: 
394
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004324527
E-ISBN: 
9789004324664
Publication date: 
August 2016
€126,00
$138.00

Edited by Jeremy McInerney, University of Pennsylvania and Ineke Sluiter, Leiden University, with the assistance of Bob Corthals

Valuing Landscape explores how physical environments affected the cultural imagination of Greco-Roman Antiquity. It demonstrates the values attached to mountains, the underworld, sacred landscapes, and battlefields, and the evaluations of locale connected with migration, exile, and travel.
Series: 
Volume: 
393
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004319707
E-ISBN: 
9789004319714
Publication date: 
June 2016
€140,00
$181.00

Edited by Anton Bierl, University of Basel and André Lardinois, Radboud University, Nijmegen

In The Newest Sappho Anton Bierl and André Lardinois have edited 21 papers of world-renowned Sappho scholars dealing with the new papyrus fragments of poems by Sappho that were published in 2014.
Series: 
Volume: 
392
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004311626
E-ISBN: 
9789004314832
Publication date: 
May 2016
€172,00
$223.00

Edited by Vanessa Cazzato and André Lardinois, Radboud University, Nijmegen, with an Introduction by Anastasia-Erasmia Peponi, Stanford University

The Look of Lyric: Greek Song and the Visual addresses the varied modes of interaction between ancient Greek lyric poetry and the visual arts as well as more general notions of visuality.
Series: 
Volume: 
391
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004311633
E-ISBN: 
9789004314849
Publication date: 
May 2016
€135,00
$175.00

Stephanie Nelson, Boston University

Aristophanes and His Tragic Muse considers the opposition of comedy and tragedy in 5th century Athens and its effect on the drama of Aristophanes. The study examines tragedy’s focus on necessity and a quest for meaning as a complement to a neglected but critical element in Athenian comedy, a...
Series: 
Volume: 
390
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004310902
E-ISBN: 
9789004310919
Publication date: 
February 2016
€135,00
$175.00

Jon M. Frey, Michigan State University

Through intensive surveys of three fortifications in late Roman Greece, Frey reveals the untapped potential of spolia in demonstrating the critical role played by non-elites in bringing about the architectural and social changes that mark the end of classical antiquity.
Series: 
Volume: 
389
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004288003
E-ISBN: 
9789004289673
Publication date: 
December 2015
€93,00
$120.00

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