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Edited by Irene J.F. de Jong and René Nünlist
This is the second volume of a new narratological history of Ancient Greek lietrature, which deals with aspects of time: the order in which events are narrated, the amount of time devoted to the naration, and the number of times they are presented.
Edited by J. den Boeft, J.W. Drijvers, D. den Hengst and H.C. Teitler
The papers in this volume treat historical, historiographical and literary aspects of the last six books of Ammianus Marcellinus’ Res Gestae, which deal with the period between the death of Julian (363) and the Roman defeat at Hadrianople (378).
Edited by Victoria Jennings and Andrea Katsaros
Sixteen international contributors offer the first comprehensive examination of the life, works and reception of Ion of Chios, the prolific and innovative fifth century BC writer (variously prose and poetry) on classical Greek mythology, history and society.
Drawing on proverbs and proverb-like sentences found in Ancient Egyptian and Greek wisdom collections, this book offers an original insight into the literary production of these two Mediterranean civilizations, comparing their manner of conveying timeless wisdom and reconsidering the status of ...
By looking at aspects of Medea that are largely overlooked in the criticism, this book aims at an open and multiple reading. It shows that stories presented in the drama of 5th century Athens are not unrelated to human beings who actually exist.
This book investigates the cosmological context of Pindar’s odes, and how it influences his presentation of praise. An overview of cosmological ideas based on gnomai is complemented by detailed literary analyses showing that these ideas are modified according to a victor’s circumstances.
The commentary is concerned with 15 verse inscriptions, the composition of which was probably commissioned from Simonides. The commentaries on the individual inscriptions, taking their historical, literary, and architectural contexts into consideration, follow the discussion of the archaic and ...
Edited by Cristina D'Ancona
The transmission of Greek learning to the Arabic-speaking world paved the way to the rise of Arabic philosophy. This volume offers a deep and multifarious survey of transmission of Greek philosophy through the schools of late Antiquity to the Syriac-speaking and Arabic-speaking worlds.
David B. Hollander
Like coinage, bullion, financial instruments and a variety of commodities played an important role in Rome's monetary system. This book examines how the availability of such assets affected the demand for coinage and the development of the late Republican economy.
Edited with Introduction and Commentary by Albert Rijksbaron
This book presents a revised text of Plato's Ion, with full apparatus criticus, and an extensive commentary, with a linguistic orientation. Linguistic considerations are also the leading principle in the choice of one MS reading rather than another. Special attention is paid to questions of ...
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