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Hardcover. This is a new edition, the first for thirty years, with introduction and commentary, of one of only eleven preserved plays of Aristophanes, the greatest master of the Athenian comic theatre. The commentary focuses on the realities of day-to-day life in the ancient world and includes an examination of the practical problems of staging. Num Pages: 404 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 2AHA; DD; DSBB; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 224 x 145 x 28. Weight in Grams: 639.
Publisher
Clarendon Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1999
Condition
New
SKU
V9780198140818
ISBN
9780198140818

€ 302.88

Hardcover. This is a book about Greek culture. It explains why Greek comedy picked out food in particular as a cultural marker. Hundreds of comic fragments are quoted in translation. The development of comedy is explored together with comic creativity as poets sought to represent 'reality' (figs or cooking-pots) on the stage. Num Pages: 496 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 2AHA; DSBB; DSG; DSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 224 x 146 x 30. Weight in Grams: 699.
Publisher
OUP Oxford
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2000
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199240685
ISBN
9780199240685

€ 295.55

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
€ 12.29

Paperback. Series: Dover Language Guides Essential Grammar. Num Pages: 96 pages. BIC Classification: 2AHM; CJBG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 204 x 137 x 3. Weight in Grams: 128.
Publisher
Dover Publications Inc. United States
Number of pages
96
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1987
Edition
English Language
Condition
New
SKU
V9780486251332
ISBN
9780486251332

€ 8.14

Paperback. This textbook is ideal for pupils working towards Level 1 or Level 2 of the Common Entrance Classical Greek exam at 13+. Num Pages: 160 pages. BIC Classification: 2AHA; 4KHN; YQF; YQZ. Category: (E) Primary & Secondary Education. Dimension: 295 x 212 x 8. Weight in Grams: 486.
Publisher
Galore Park Publishing Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781905735884
ISBN
9781905735884

€ 28.00

Hardcover. The Iliad and the Odyssey are the cornerstones of Western literature. Over the years they have inspired artists, writers, philosophers, musicians, playwrights, and film-makers. Barbara Graziosi introduces Homer's key works and discusses the main literary, historical, and archaeological issues at the heart of Homeric studies. Num Pages: 176 pages, 14 black and white images. BIC Classification: 2AHA; DSBB. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 130 x 177 x 15. Weight in Grams: 248.
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780198788300
ISBN
9780198788300

€ 14.99
€ 12.29

Paperback. Num Pages: black & white illustrations, figures. BIC Classification: 2AHM; CFF; CJB; HRCG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 180 x 16. Weight in Grams: 513.
Publisher
Baker Academic
Number of pages
239
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Condition
New
SKU
V9780801046933
ISBN
9780801046933

€ 18.99
€ 17.94

Paperback. This new translation is the first to represent all the main fable collections in ancient Latin and Greek derived from the legendary Aesop, arranged according to the fables' contents and themes. It includes 600 fables, many of which come from sources never before translated into English. Translator(s): Gibbs, Laura. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: 2AHA; DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 130 x 2. Weight in Grams: 256.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
352
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199540754
ISBN
9780199540754

€ 10.99
€ 9.81

Paperback. This work examines the composition of the Iliad and the Odyssey and their subsequent reception. Editor(s): Fowler, Robert. Series: Cambridge Companions to Literature. Num Pages: 444 pages, 12 b/w illus. 2 maps. BIC Classification: 2AHA; DSBB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 21. Weight in Grams: 632. Series: Cambridge Companions to Literature. 442 pages, 12 b/w illus. 2 maps. Editor(s): Fowler, Robert. This work examines the composition of the Iliad and the Odyssey and their subsequent reception. Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). BIC Classification: 2AHA; DSBB. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 21. Weight: 708.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Number of pages
442
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521012461
ISBN
9780521012461

€ 40.08

Hardcover. This book demonstrates how the competitive context in which Athenian comic drama was performed shaped the poetry and plots of Aristophanes' plays. Num Pages: 302 pages. BIC Classification: 2AHA; DSBB. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 235 x 160 x 20. Weight in Grams: 620.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
302
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521764070
ISBN
9780521764070

€ 86.88

Paperback. Offers a reading of certain of Simonides' texts and aligns these with writings of the modern Romanian poet Paul Celan. Asking such questions as, What is lost when words are wasted? and Who profits when words are saved? This work reveals the two poets' striking commonalities. Series: Martin Classical Lectures. Num Pages: 160 pages, bibliography, index. BIC Classification: 2ACG; 2AHA; DSBB; DSBH; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 156 x 234 x 12. Weight in Grams: 258.
Publisher
Princeton University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691091754
ISBN
9780691091754

€ 36.99
€ 32.46

Paperback. This graduated Hellenistic Greek reader includes within-passage translation support and helps intermediate/advanced students of Greek improve their reading ability. Num Pages: 526 pages, 16 b/w illus. 1 map. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 2AHA; 2AHB; 3D; CJB; HBJD; HBLA1; HRCG3. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 254 x 179 x 32. Weight in Grams: 1152.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9781107686281
ISBN
9781107686281

€ 42.55

Paperback. Num Pages: 368 pages, 14 coloured illus. BIC Classification: 2AHA; 4KHT; YQF. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 172 x 243 x 21. Weight in Grams: 636.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Academic
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781474255202
ISBN
9781474255202

€ 19.61

Paperback. Accessible edition with commentary of this widely read but highly complex and challenging play. Editor(s): Schein, Seth L. Series: Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics. Num Pages: 384 pages. BIC Classification: 2AHA; DB; DSG. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 216 x 138 x 21. Weight in Grams: 484.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
385
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
2nd
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521681438
ISBN
9780521681438

€ 33.92

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
€ 13.12

Hardcover. This volume presents, in Greek and facing English translation, a collection of fragments of texts by Sophocles. They range in length from two lines to a substantial portion of the play "The Searchers". Prefatory notes provide frameworks for the fragments of the known plays. Translator(s): Lloyd-Jones, Hugh (Emeritus Regius Professor of Greek, Oxford University). Series: Loeb Classical Library. Num Pages: 442 pages. BIC Classification: 2AHA; DCF; DSBB; DSC; DSG. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 118 x 170 x 25. Weight in Grams: 336.
Publisher
Loeb Classical Library
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1996
Edition
Loeb Classical Library
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674995321
ISBN
9780674995321

€ 26.18

Paperback. A reissue of this seminal study which was revolutionary in drawing out the significance of stage action in Greek tragedy at a time when plays were often read purely as texts, rather than understood as performances. Num Pages: 222 pages, 2 line drawings and 12 b&w photographs. BIC Classification: 2AHA; DSBB; DSG. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 216 x 141 x 17. Weight in Grams: 286.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
232
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780415302517
ISBN
9780415302517

€ 46.24

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
€ 9.81

Hardcover. A reprint of the University of Oklahoma Press edition of 1980.This reliable text presents a clear and simple outline of Greek and Latin meters in order that the verse of the Greeks and Romans may be read as poetry. Num Pages: 152 pages. BIC Classification: 2AHA; CBD; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 217 x 134 x 14. Weight in Grams: 258.
Publisher
Hackett Publishing Co, Inc United States
Number of pages
144
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1994
Edition
Revised
Condition
New
SKU
V9780872202443
ISBN
9780872202443

€ 41.99
€ 37.62

Paperback. In a series of pithy, amusing vignettes, the author creates a vivid cast of characters to demonstrate different aspects of human nature. It shows you a wily fox being outwitted by a quick-thinking cicada, a tortoise triumphing over a self-confident hare and a fable-teller named Aesop silencing those who mock the author. Editor(s): Temple, Robert K.G. Translator(s): Temple, Olivia; Temple, Robert K.G. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: 2ACG; 2AHA; DNF; DSBB; FC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 124 x 18. Weight in Grams: 216.
Edition
Revised ed.
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140446494
ISBN
9780140446494

€ 11.99
€ 10.09