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  1. The Agamemnon of Aeschylus

    av David Raeburn

    Häftad, Engelska, 2011-11-17, ISBN 9780199595617

    This commentary on Aeschylus' Agamemnon offers the reader a thorough introduction, extensive notes, and separate sections which explore Aeschylus' use of theatrical resources, an analysis of his distinctive poetic style and use of imagery, and an ...

  2. Leviticus as Literature

    av Mary Douglas

    Häftad, Engelska, 2001-03-01, ISBN 9780199244195

    This first full-scale account of Leviticus by a world-renowned anthropologist presents the biblical work as a literary masterpiece. Seen in an anthropological perspective Leviticus has a mystical structure which plots the book into three parts cor...

  3. The Epic Cycle

    av M L West

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2013-03-28, ISBN 9780199662258

    West presents all the source material and provides the first comprehensive commentary on the lost Troy epics, making full use of iconographic as well as literary evidence. Discussing the individual fragments and testimonia, he endeavours to recons...

  4. Myths of the Archaic State

    av Norman Yoffee

    Häftad, Engelska, 2005-01-01, ISBN 9780521521567

    In this ground-breaking work, Norman Yoffee shatters the prevailing myths underpinning our understanding of the evolution of early civilisations. He counters the emphasis in traditional scholarship on the rule of 'godly' and despotic male leaders ...

  5. Religious Experience and Lay Society in T'ang China

    av Glen Dudbridge

    Häftad, Engelska, 2002-06-01, ISBN 9780521893220

    The remains of Tai Fu's lost collection Kuang-i chi ('The Great Book of Marvels') preserve three hundred short tales of encounters with the other world. This study develops a style of close reading through which those tales give access to the live...

  6. The Pauline Church and the Corinthian Ekklsia

    av Richard Last

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2015-11-18, ISBN 9781107100633

    Moving past earlier descriptions of first-century Christ groups that were based on examining the New Testament in isolation from extant sources produced by analogous cult groups throughout Mediterranean antiquity, this book engages with underexplo...

  7. Mighty Dead

    av Adam Nicolson

    Ljudbok, Engelska, 2015-02-26, ISBN 9780008136970

    Longlisted for the 2014 Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction`A thrilling and complex book, enlarges our view of Homer ... There's something that hits the mark on every page' Claire Tomalin, Books of the Year, New StatesmanWhere does Homer come fro...

  8. Jacob's Tears: The Priestly Work of Reconciliation

    av Mary Douglas

    E-bok, Engelska, 2004-11-11, ISBN 9780191532726

    Who is Israel? Who were the priestly authors of the Pentateuch? This anthropological reading of the Bible, by a world-renowned scholar, starts by asking why the Book of Numbers lists the twelve tribes of Israel seven times. Mary Douglas argues tha...

  9. Between Ecstasy and Truth: Interpretations of Greek Poetics from Homer to Longinus

    av Stephen Halliwell

    E-bok, Engelska, 2012-03-01, ISBN 9780191612411

    As well as producing one of the finest of all poetic traditions, ancient Greek culture produced a major tradition of poetic theory and criticism. Halliwell's volume offers a series of detailed and challenging interpretations of some of the definin...

  10. African Athena: New Agendas

    av Daniel Orrells, Gurminder K Bhambra, Tessa Roynon

    E-bok, Engelska, 2011-10-27, ISBN 9780191618796

    The appearance of Martin Bernal's Black Athena: The Afro-Asian Roots of Classical Civilization in 1987 sparked intense debate and controversy in Africa, Europe, and North America. His detailed genealogy of the 'fabrication of Greece' and his claim...

  11. Ancient Egyptian Literature

    av Roland Enmarch

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2013-04-11, ISBN 9780197265420

    The literature of ancient Egypt is less well known than its art and architecture but merits study as one of the earliest literary traditions. This book reviews the current range of interpretative approaches and highlights the vitality of the field...

  12. Early Greek Mythography

    av Robert L Fowler

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2001-02-01, ISBN 9780198147404

    This is the first volume in a set of two. Volume 1 introduces and collects together the scattered quotations of the Greek writers of the sixth to the fourth centuries BC who first recorded in prose the tales of Greek mythology (the 'mythographers'...

  13. Leviticus as Literature

    av Mary Douglas

    Inbunden, Engelska, 1999-11-01, ISBN 9780198150923

    This first full-scale account of Leviticus by a world- renowned anthropologist presents the biblical work as a literary masterpiece. Seen in an anthropological perspective Leviticus has a mystical structure which plots the book into three parts co...

  14. Minoan Architecture and Urbanism

    av Quentin Letesson

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2017-07-13, ISBN 9780198793625

    Nearly 4,000 years ago some of the very earliest towns of Europe appeared on the Mediterranean island of Crete. In this book we offer new insights into these ancient palaces and towns, as a contribution to a broader understanding of the diverse wa...

  15. Jacob's Tears

    av Mary Douglas

    Häftad, Engelska, 2006-11-01, ISBN 9780199210640

    Who is Israel? Who were the priestly authors of the Pentateuch? In this anthropological reading of the Bible by a world-renowned scholar, Mary Douglas argues that the authors, far from being unconcerned with their congregation's troubles, cherishe...

  16. In the Wilderness

    av Mary Douglas

    Häftad, Engelska, 2001-04-01, ISBN 9780199245413

    Following on from the paperback edition of Leviticus as Literature, this is the revised paperback edition of Mary Douglas's classic account of the Book of Numbers. Up to now Bible scholars have tended to dismiss Numbers as a chaotic mix of narrati...

  17. Jacob's Tears

    av Mary Douglas

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2004-11-01, ISBN 9780199265237

    Who is Israel? Who were the priestly authors of the Pentateuch? This anthropological reading of the Bible, by a world-renowned scholar, starts by asking why the Book of Numbers lists the twelve tribes of Israel seven times. Mary Douglas argues tha...

  18. Culture In Pieces

    av Dirk Obbink

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2011-06-16, ISBN 9780199292011

    This volume of essays is chiefly concerned with the problems of interpretation raised by fragmentary evidence, especially by the partial or imperfect survival of texts from the classical world. The essays consider a variety of problems, addressing...

  19. Between Ecstasy and Truth

    av Stephen Halliwell

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2012-03-01, ISBN 9780199570560

    This volume's fundamental concern is with how the Greeks conceptualized the experience of poetry and debated the values of that experience. Halliwell offers a series of detailed and challenging interpretations of some of the most defining authors,...

  20. African Athena

    av Daniel Orrells

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2011-10-27, ISBN 9780199595006

    African Athena examines the history of intellectuals and literary writers who contested the white, dominant Euro-American constructions of the classical past and its influence on the present.

  21. The Agamemnon of Aeschylus

    av David Raeburn

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2011-11-17, ISBN 9780199595600

    This commentary on Aeschylus' Agamemnon offers the reader a thorough introduction, extensive notes, and separate sections which explore Aeschylus' use of theatrical resources, an analysis of his distinctive poetic style and use of imagery, and an ...

  22. Imperialism, Cultural Politics, and Polybius

    av Christopher Smith

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2012-03-01, ISBN 9780199600755

    Addressing central problems in the development of Roman imperialism in the third and second century BC, topics in this volume include the author Polybius, the characteristics of Roman power and imperial ambition, and the mechanisms used by Rome in...

  23. Hellenica: Hellenica

    av M L West

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2011-09-29, ISBN 9780199605019

    The first volume in West's Hellenica trilogy is devoted to Homeric epic, its historical and mythological background, the transition from oral to written poetry, and other hexameter poems produced at the same period as the Iliad and Odyssey.

  24. The Getty Hexameters

    av Christopher A Faraone

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2013-12-19, ISBN 9780199664108

    The Getty Hexameters looks in detail at a series of forty-four verses inscribed on a recently discovered lead tablet from Sicily in the fifth century BC. The volume is the first complete critical edition of the Greek text to appear in print and co...

  25. Sacred and Public Land in Ancient Athens

    av Nikolaos Papazarkadas

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2011-10-13, ISBN 9780199694006

    This book examines the ways by which the city-state of Athens, and its various associations, administrative and religious, managed their landed assets. It investigates the close connection between income and sacred property and it analyses notions...

  26. Modes of Viewing in Hellenistic Poetry and Art

    av Graham Zanker, Patricia A Rosenmeyer

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2003-12-01, ISBN 9780299194505

    Taking a fresh look at the poetry and visual art of the Hellenistic age, from the death of Alexander the Great in 323 BC to 20 BC, Graham Zanker makes enlightening discoveries about the assumptions and conventions of Hellenistic poets and artists ...

  27. Mannerism in Arabic Poetry

    av Stefan Sperl

    Inbunden, Engelska, 1989-06-01, ISBN 9780521354851

    This book attempts to identify elements of mannerism and classicism in medieval Arabic poetry. Mannerism in Arabic has usually been linked with the appearance of an ornate rhetorical style called badi which became characteristic of poetry and pros...

  28. Mannerism in Arabic Poetry

    av Stefan Sperl

    Häftad, Engelska, 2004-06-01, ISBN 9780521522922

    This book attempts to identify elements of mannerism and classicism in medieval Arabic poetry. Mannerism in Arabic has usually been linked with the appearance of an ornate rhetorical style called badi which became characteristic of poetry and pros...

  29. Myths of the Archaic State

    av Norman Yoffee

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2005-01-01, ISBN 9780521818377

    In this ground-breaking work, Norman Yoffee shatters the prevailing myths underpinning our understanding of the evolution of early civilisations. He counters the emphasis in traditional scholarship on the rule of 'godly' and despotic male leaders ...

  30. Prudentius' 'Psychomachia'

    av Macklin Smith

    Häftad, Engelska, 2015-02-16, ISBN 9780691617275

    Prudentius' Psychomachia, written about A.D. 405, has been studied by classicists, medievalists, and general literary historians. Nevertheless, scholars have barely explored the allegory's inner workings or related it to its historical context. Th...