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  1. The Agamemnon of Aeschylus

    av David Raeburn

    Häftad. Engelska, 2011, 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 ...

    238 kr
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  2. Leviticus as Literature

    av Mary Douglas

    Häftad. Engelska, 2001, 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...

    296 kr
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  3. The Epic Cycle

    av M L West

    Inbunden (Hardback). Engelska, 2013, 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...

    994 kr
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  4. Myths of the Archaic State

    av Norman Yoffee

    Häftad. Engelska, 2005, 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 ...

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

    av Glen Dudbridge

    Häftad. Engelska, 2002, 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...

    474 kr
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  6. The Pauline Church and the Corinthian Ekklsia

    av Richard Last

    Inbunden (Hardback). Engelska, 2015, 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...

    672 kr
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  7. Between Ecstasy and Truth: Interpretations of Greek Poetics from Homer to Longinus

    av Stephen Halliwell

    E-bok. Engelska, 2012, 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...

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  8. Ancient Egyptian Literature

    av Roland Enmarch

    Inbunden (Hardback). Engelska, 2013, 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...

    1161 kr
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  9. Early Greek Mythography

    av Robert L Fowler

    Inbunden (Hardback). Engelska, 2001, 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'...

    2787 kr
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  10. In the Wilderness

    av Mary Douglas

    Häftad. Engelska, 2001, 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...

    350 kr
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  11. Jacob's Tears

    av Mary Douglas

    Inbunden (Hardback). Engelska, 2004, 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...

    1180 kr
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  12. Culture In Pieces

    av Dirk Obbink

    Inbunden (Hardback). Engelska, 2011, 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...

    1187 kr
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  13. Between Ecstasy and Truth

    av Stephen Halliwell

    Inbunden (Hardback). Engelska, 2012, 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,...

    1389 kr
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  14. African Athena

    av Daniel Orrells

    Inbunden (Hardback). Engelska, 2011, 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.

    1271 kr
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  15. The Agamemnon of Aeschylus

    av David Raeburn

    Inbunden (Hardback). Engelska, 2011, 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 ...

    1747 kr
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  16. Imperialism, Cultural Politics, and Polybius

    av Christopher Smith

    Inbunden (Hardback). Engelska, 2012, 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...

    975 kr
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  17. Hellenica: Hellenica

    av M L West

    Inbunden (Hardback). Engelska, 2011, 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.

    1870 kr
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  18. The Getty Hexameters

    av Christopher A Faraone

    Inbunden (Hardback). Engelska, 2013, 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...

    705 kr
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  19. Sacred and Public Land in Ancient Athens

    av Nikolaos Papazarkadas

    Inbunden (Hardback). Engelska, 2011, 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...

    1747 kr
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  20. Modes of Viewing in Hellenistic Poetry and Art

    av Graham Zanker, Patricia A Rosenmeyer

    Inbunden (Hardback). Engelska, 2003, 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 ...

    460 kr
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  21. Mannerism in Arabic Poetry

    av Stefan Sperl

    Inbunden (Hardback). Engelska, 1989, 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...

    744 kr
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  22. Mannerism in Arabic Poetry

    av Stefan Sperl

    Häftad. Engelska, 2004, 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...

    307 kr
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  23. Myths of the Archaic State

    av Norman Yoffee

    Inbunden (Hardback). Engelska, 2005, 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 ...

    634 kr
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  24. T. Macci Plauti-Epidicus

    av George E Duckworth

    Häftad. Engelska, 2016, ISBN 9780691627779

    A distinguished publication of the famous comedy of Plautus which includes a fully revised text with many new scansions; a new critical apparatus based upon a rereading of the important medieval manuscripts and involving correction and supplement ...

    466 kr
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  25. Death and the Optimistic Prophecy in Vergil's Aeneid

    av James J O'Hara

    Inbunden (Hardback). Engelska, 2016, ISBN 9780691635286

    Here James O'Hara shows how the deceptive nature of prophecy in the Aeneid complicates assessment of the poem's attitude toward its hero's achievement and toward the future of Rome under Augustus Caesar. This close study of the language and rhetor...

    578 kr
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  26. Life in Egypt under Roman Rule

    av Naphtali Lewis

    Häftad. Engelska, 1999, ISBN 9780788505607

    Making use of the thousands of papyri and ostraca that have been discovered in recent years, which reveal a fuller picture of the life than most in any other Roman province, Lewis departs form the usual accounts that are essentially about Roman go...

    173 kr
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  27. Polybius, a Commentary: Book I

    av David D Phillips

    Inbunden (Hardback). Engelska, 2016, ISBN 9780979971372

    Born about 200 B.C. in Greece to a politically prominent family, Polybius had his own political career cut short when he was deported to Rome as a hostage. During his exile, he commenced the composition of his Histories, with the original goal of ...

    718 kr
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  28. Sexti Properti

    av Oliffe Legh Richmond

    Häftad. Engelska, 2015, ISBN 9781107545212

    First published in 1928, this book presents the works of Propertius in Latin with an editorial introduction and notes by the Cambridge Classical scholar Oliffe Legh Richmond (1881-1977). The introduction is highly detailed, containing information ...

    282 kr
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  29. Alexander the Great

    av W S Hett

    Häftad. Engelska, 2015, ISBN 9781107559790

    First published in 1935, as part of the Cambridge Elementary Classics series, this book presents an account of Alexander the Great drawn almost exclusively from the writings of the Roman historian Quintus Curtius Rufus. The text is presented in th...

    163 kr
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