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Paperback. Phaedrus is widely recognized as one of Plato's most profound and beautiful works. It takes the form of a dialogue between Socrates and Phaedrus and its ostensible subject is love, especially homoerotic love. This new translation is accompanied by an introduction and full notes that discuss the structure of the dialogue and elucidate issues that might puzzle the modern reader. Translator(s): Waterfield, Robin. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 176 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AHA; 3D; DB; HPCA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 129 x 13. Weight in Grams: 120.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
176
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199554027
ISBN
9780199554027

€ 10.99
€ 9.70

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: 296 pages. BIC Classification: DB; DD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 139 x 215 x 16. Weight in Grams: 382.
Publisher
University of Chicago Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
Third
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226308982
ISBN
9780226308982

€ 14.64

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: 230.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
304
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Edition
1st
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140449990
ISBN
9780140449990

€ 13.99
€ 11.34

Paperback. Translator(s): Collard, Christopher. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 320 pages, 1 map. BIC Classification: DB; DD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 196 x 129 x 20. Weight in Grams: 236.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
320
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199537815
ISBN
9780199537815

€ 10.99
€ 9.73

Paperback. Penelope has been waiting for her husband Odysseus to return from Troy for many years. Little does she know that his path back to her has been blocked by astonishing and terrifying trials. Will he overcome the hideous monsters, beautiful witches and treacherous seas that confront him? Translator(s): Fitzgerald, Robert. Num Pages: 480 pages. BIC Classification: DB; DCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 129 x 31. Weight in Grams: 340.
Publisher
Vintage Classics
Number of pages
480
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099511687
ISBN
9780099511687

€ 9.99
€ 8.88

Paperback. A collection of essays can be situated in a development that has been underway in translation studies since the early 1990s, namely the increasing focus on translators themselves: translators as embodied agents, not as instruments or conduits. It deals with different kinds of emotion and different levels of the translation process. Editor(s): Shields, Kathleen; Clarke, Michael J. Series: Intercultural Studies and Foreign Language Learning. Num Pages: 164 pages. BIC Classification: CB; DB; DSBH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 152 x 226 x 11. Weight in Grams: 254.
Publisher
Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
New edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9783034301152
ISBN
9783034301152

€ 42.99
€ 40.99

Paperback. In AD 70 the city of Jerusalem was destroyed by Roman forces after a 6 month siege, the world-famous temple burnt to the ground. This was the disastrous outcome of a Jewish revolt against Roman domination beginning in AD 66 with high hopes and early success, but soon became mired in factional conflict, at its most extreme within Jerusalem itself. Editor(s): Goodman, Martin. Translator(s): Hammond, Martin. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 608 pages. BIC Classification: 1FB; 1QDA; 2AHA; 3D; DB; HBJF1; HBLA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 29. Weight in Grams: 412.
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199646029
ISBN
9780199646029

€ 14.99
€ 12.16

Paperback. This volume offers a text and commentary of all six of Callimachus' hymns, as well as interpretive essays on each hymn that integrate what has been the dominant paradigm-intertextuality-into a broader focus on Callimachus' context. Editor(s): Stephens, Susan A. Num Pages: 344 pages, 12 maps and illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AHA; DB; DSBB; DSC. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 158 x 236 x 25. Weight in Grams: 448.
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199783045
ISBN
9780199783045

€ 34.37

Paperback. Offers teachings of Epicurus - about life and death, religion and science, physical sensation, happiness, morality, and friendship-attracted legions of adherents throughout the ancient Mediterranean world and deeply influenced later European thought. This volume includes all of his extant writings - his letters, doctrines, and Vatican sayings. Translator(s): Strodach, John K. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: DB; HPX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 194 x 163 x 18. Weight in Grams: 214.
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
Reissue
Condition
New
SKU
V9780143107217
ISBN
9780143107217

€ 13.99
€ 11.34

Hardcover. Series: Macmillan Collector's Library. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: DB; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 150 x 93. .
Publisher
Macmillan Collector's Library
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Edition
New Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781509844364
ISBN
9781509844364

€ 10.99
€ 10.79

Paperback. Editor(s): Radice, Katharine; Mayer, Roland. Num Pages: 184 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 2ADL; 3D; 4KL; DB; DSBB; HBLA. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 140 x 215 x 13. Weight in Grams: 234.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Academic
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781474265980
ISBN
9781474265980

€ 21.27

Paperback. With poems in both English and Arabic, this remarkable anthology presents rarely seen poems by over fifty Arab women spanning 7,000 years from the pre-Islamic to the Andalusian periods. Illustrator(s): Maggi, Laura. Num Pages: 241 pages, 6 illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FB; DB; DCQ; JFSJ1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 210 x 135 x 18. Weight in Grams: 375.
Publisher
Saqi Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Condition
New
SKU
V9780863560477
ISBN
9780863560477

€ 16.99
€ 13.80

Paperback. Why is it that Italian children's fantasy has remained such a well-kept secret? How 'international' is the term 'fantasy', and to what extent has its development been influenced by local as well as global factors? This book charts the history and evolution of Italian children's fantasy, from its first appearance in the 1870s to the present day. Num Pages: 251 pages. BIC Classification: DB; DSB; DSY; JF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 152 x 225 x 15. Weight in Grams: 382.
Publisher
Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
Bilingual
Condition
New
SKU
V9783039113613
ISBN
9783039113613

€ 47.99
€ 45.58

Paperback. Demosthenes was one of the greatest of the classic Athenian orators. He wrote for the courts in public and private cases and in major political trials and is a major source for the history of Athens' struggle against Macedon. This is the widest selection of his speeches in a single volume. Translator(s): Waterfield, Robin. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 576 pages, 3 maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 2AHA; 3D; DB; DNS; HBLA1; JPA. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 126 x 198 x 26. Weight in Grams: 390.
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199593774
ISBN
9780199593774

€ 15.99
€ 12.99

Paperback. A newly published translation by Kenneth McLeish, with an introduction by Stephen Mulrine. Translator(s): McLeish, Kenneth. Series: Drama Classics. Num Pages: 128 pages. BIC Classification: DB; DD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 159 x 106 x 9. Weight in Grams: 120. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear.
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Nick Hern Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
SKU
KTG0010049
ISBN
9781854596109

€ 4.64

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: 280 pages. BIC Classification: DB; DD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 215 x 138 x 15. Weight in Grams: 332.
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Number of pages
280
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
Third
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226308784
ISBN
9780226308784

€ 14.64

Paperback. Translator(s): Morwood, James. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 272 pages, 1 map. BIC Classification: 2AHA; DB; DD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 18. Weight in Grams: 202.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, USA
Number of pages
272
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Edition
Reissue
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199537969
ISBN
9780199537969

€ 10.99
€ 9.70

Hardcover. Offers expert guidance to readers encountering the works for the first time. This book examines the cultural and political context in which the author wrote, and provides analysis of the themes, structure, and characters of the plays included. Translator(s): Svarlien, Diane Arnson. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: DB; DD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 142 x 216 x 18. Weight in Grams: 388.
Publisher
Hackett Publishing Co, Inc United States
Number of pages
240
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781603847360
ISBN
9781603847360

€ 47.99
€ 42.79

Paperback. Written in the twilight of the Roman Republic, the poetry of Gaius Valerius Catullus offers a delicious insight into the passions and gossip of high Roman society. Series: Collins Classics. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: DB; DCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 178 x 111. Weight in Grams: 120.
Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers United Kingdom
Number of pages
224
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9780007582969
ISBN
9780007582969

€ 11.99
€ 10.53

Paperback. The Eudemian Ethics is a major treatise on moral philosophy whose central concern is what makes life worth living. This is the first time it has been published in its entirety in any modern language. Anthony Kenny's fine translation is accompanied by a lucid introduction and explanatory notes. Translator(s): Kenny, Sir Anthony. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: DB; HPCA; HPQ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 196 x 130 x 15. Weight in Grams: 182.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
240
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199586431
ISBN
9780199586431

€ 11.99
€ 10.53