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Paperback. Offers translations of Euripides' "Medea", "The Children of Heracles", "Andromache", and "Iphigenia among the Taurians", fragments of lost plays by Aeschylus, and the surviving portion of Sophocles' "The Trackers". In this title, introductions for each play offer information about its first production, plot, and reception in antiquity and beyond. Editor(s): Griffith, Mark; Most, Glenn W. Series Editor(s): Grene, David; Lattimore, Richmond. Series: Complete Greek Tragedies. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: DB; DD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 156 x 20. Weight in Grams: 400.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
University of Chicago Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226308821
ISBN
9780226308821
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 15.64

Paperback. Ovid's witty and exuberant epic starts with the creation of the world and brings together a series of ingeniously linked Greek and Roman myths and legends in which men and women are transformed, often by love - into flowers, trees, stones and stars. Translator(s): Raeburn, David. Num Pages: 768 pages, map. BIC Classification: 2ADL; DB; DCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 34. Weight in Grams: 518.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
New
Edition
Revised ed.
SKU
9780140447897
ISBN
9780140447897
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 10.99
€ 9.20

Paperback. Offers translations of Euripides' "Medea", "The Children of Heracles", "Andromache", and "Iphigenia among the Taurians", fragments of lost plays by Aeschylus, and the surviving portion of Sophocles' "The Trackers". In this title, introductions for each play offer information about its first production, plot, and reception in antiquity and beyond. Editor(s): Griffith, Mark; Most, Glenn W. Series Editor(s): Grene, David; Lattimore, Richmond. Series: Complete Greek Tragedies. Num Pages: 304 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: DB; DD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 215 x 138 x 16. Weight in Grams: 352.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Edition
Third Edition
Number of pages
304
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226308968
ISBN
9780226308968
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 15.64

Paperback. Series: Dover Thrift Editions. Num Pages: 160 pages. BIC Classification: 2ADL; 2AHA; DB; DNS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 204 x 130 x 15. Weight in Grams: 135.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Dover Publications
Condition
New
SKU
V9780486496221
ISBN
9780486496221
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 6.16

Paperback. Cicero (106-43BC) was the most brilliant orator in Classical history. Even one of the men who authorized his assassination, the Emperor Octavian, admitted to his grandson that Cicero was: 'an eloquent man, my boy, eloquent and a lover of his country'. This selection of speeches illustrates Cicero's fierce loyalty to the Roman Republic. Editor(s): McElduff, Siobhan. Num Pages: 352 pages, maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; DB; DNS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 21. Weight in Grams: 264.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780140455533
ISBN
9780140455533
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 12.99
€ 10.44

Paperback. Inspired by Homer and inspiration for Dante and Milton, the Aeneid is an immortal poem at the heart of Western life and culture. Virgil took Aeneas as his hero and in telling a story of dispossession and defeat, love and war, he portrayed human life in all its nobility and suffering. Translator(s): West, David. Num Pages: 368 pages, maps, further reading, index. BIC Classification: DB; DCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 139 x 196 x 23. Weight in Grams: 272.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
New
Edition
Revised ed.
SKU
9780140449327
ISBN
9780140449327
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 12.99
€ 9.45

Paperback. Giorgio Vasari's Prefaces Num Pages: 333 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: AB; ACND; DB; HBLH; HBTB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 153 x 225 x 24. Weight in Grams: 578.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Peter Lang Publishing Inc.
Edition
First printing
Condition
New
SKU
V9781433107993
ISBN
9781433107993
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 43.99
€ 41.32

Paperback. Tells the story of darkest episode in "Trojan War". At its centre is Achilles, greatest warrior-champion of Greeks, and his refusal to fight after being humiliated by his leader Agamemnon. But when Trojan Hector kills Achilles' close friend Patroclus, he storms back into battle to take revenge - even though he knows this may ensure his own death. Editor(s): Jones, Peter. Translator(s): Rieu, E. V. Num Pages: 560 pages, notes, maps, glossary, index. BIC Classification: DB; DCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 128 x 25. Weight in Grams: 390.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
New
Edition
01st Edition
SKU
9780140447941
ISBN
9780140447941
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 9.76

Paperback. A tale of Odysseus and his ten-year journey home after the Trojan war forms one of the earliest and greatest works of Western literature. Confronted by natural and supernatural threats - from the witch Circe who turns his men into pigs, to the twin terrors of Scylla and Charybdis. Translator(s): Rieu, E. V. Num Pages: 416 pages, glossary, index, map. BIC Classification: DB; DCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 133 x 26. Weight in Grams: 304.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
New
Edition
Rev Ed
SKU
9780140449112
ISBN
9780140449112
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.95

Paperback. HarperCollins is proud to present its new range of best-loved, essential classics. Series: Collins Classics. Num Pages: 416 pages. BIC Classification: DB; DCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 181 x 113 x 27. Weight in Grams: 228.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
William Collins
Condition
New
SKU
9780007420094
ISBN
9780007420094
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.95

Paperback. Deals with events from Athenian history, and depicts the final defeat of Persia in the battle of Salamis. This work shows the inexorable downfall of the last members of the cursed family of Oedipus, and relates the pursuit of the fifty daughters of Danaus by the fifty sons of Aegyptus, and their final rescue by a heroic king. Translator(s): Sommerstein, Alan H. Num Pages: 304 pages, maps. BIC Classification: DB; DD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 130 x 19. Weight in Grams: 228.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780140449990
ISBN
9780140449990
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 12.99
€ 9.39

Paperback. Presents an introduction to Latin literature, with translations of the best passages from Virgil, Livy, Ovid, Seneca and others. This book traces the development of Latin literature from the early Republican works of Cicero and Catullus, to the writers of the Empire such as Lucan and Petronius, to the later writings of St Augustine. Num Pages: 464 pages. BIC Classification: 2ADL; DB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 131 x 197 x 32. Weight in Grams: 342.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780141398112
ISBN
9780141398112
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 15.99
€ 11.45

Paperback. "The Republic", Plato's masterwork, was first enjoyed 2,400 years ago and remains one of the most widely-read books in the world: as a foundational work of Western philosophy, and for the richness of its ideas and virtuosity of its writing. This title presents a translation of Plato's "The Republic" along with notes and an introduction. Num Pages: 496 pages. BIC Classification: DB; HPCA; JPA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 22. Weight in Grams: 340.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780141442433
ISBN
9780141442433
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 12.99
€ 9.76

Paperback. Presents an account of Socrates' trial and death (399 BC). This title develops the Socratic belief in responsibility for one's self and shows Socrates living and dying under his philosophy. It focuses on the themes of identity and confrontation. Translator(s): Rowe, Christopher. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; DB; HPCA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 129 x 15. Weight in Grams: 194.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780140455496
ISBN
9780140455496
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 12.99
€ 9.76

Hardcover. Presents author's sequence of fifteen witty and playful poems which sketches the history of the world from its creation to the poet's own time through a series of transformation myths in which gods and goddesses succumb to all-too-human passions, not least in the matter of love. Translator(s): Mandelbaum, Allen. Num Pages: 568 pages. BIC Classification: 2ADL; DB; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 208 x 164 x 33. Weight in Grams: 608.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1968
Publisher
Everyman
Condition
New
SKU
9781841593586
ISBN
9781841593586
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 15.99
€ 13.13

Hardcover. This revised edition gives an improved reading of the great Roman poet that reflects current idiom. Translator(s): Fairclough, H.R. Series: Loeb Classical Library. Num Pages: 584 pages. BIC Classification: DB; DCF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 172 x 131 x 31. Weight in Grams: 418. LOEB
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Loeb
Condition
New
SKU
9780674995864
ISBN
9780674995864
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 25.99
€ 20.21

Hardcover. Civil War provides a vigorous, direct, clear, third-personal, impassioned account of Caesar's campaigns during the civil war of 49--48 BC, drawn from his three books of commentarii. Editor(s): Damon, Cynthia. Series: Loeb Classical Library. Num Pages: 450 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 2ADL; 3D; DB; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 118 x 170 x 28. Weight in Grams: 336. LOEB
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Harvard University Press
Condition
New
SKU
9780674997035
ISBN
9780674997035
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 25.99
€ 20.21

Hardcover. Series: American University Studies Series 22: Latin American Studies. Num Pages: 152 pages. BIC Classification: DB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Weight in Grams: 390.
Publisher
Peter Lang Publishing Inc United States
Number of pages
152
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1993
Condition
New
SKU
V9780820420554
ISBN
9780820420554
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 44.99
€ 42.38

Paperback. Jorge Luis Borges was profoundly interested in the ill-defined and shape-shifting traditions of mysticism. This book examines the relationship between Borges' own recorded mystical experiences and his appraisal of Swedenborg and other mystics. Series: Hispanic Studies: Culture and Ideas. Num Pages: 257 pages. BIC Classification: DB; DSB; HRA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 227 x 151 x 17. Weight in Grams: 396.
Publisher
Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
New edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9783034308113
ISBN
9783034308113
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 54.68

Paperback. Editor(s): Gural-Migdal, Anna. Num Pages: 505 pages. BIC Classification: CB; DB; DSBF; JFSJ1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 157 x 225 x 30. Weight in Grams: 754.
Publisher
Peter Lang International Academic Publishers
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9783039104550
ISBN
9783039104550
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 106.30

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