Silius Italicus: Punica, Volume II, Books 9-17 (Loeb by Silius Italicus, J. D. Duff

By Silius Italicus, J. D. Duff

Silius (T. Catius Silius Italicus), 25 CE–101, was once consul in sixty eight and governor of the province of Asia in sixty nine; he sought no extra workplace yet lived thereafter on his estates as a literary guy and collector. He respected the paintings of Cicero, whose Tusculan villa he owned, and that of Virgil, whose tomb at Naples he likewise owned and close to which he lived. His epic Punica, in 17 books, at the moment struggle with Carthage (218–202 BCE), relies for proof principally on Livy's account. Conceived as a distinction among nice international locations (and their helping gods), championed through the 2 nice heroes Scipio and Hannibal, his poem is written in natural Latin and gentle verse stuffed all through with echoes of Virgil certainly (and different poets); it exploits with effortless grace, yet little genius, all of the units and strategies of conventional Latin epic. The Loeb Classical Library version of Silius Italicus is in volumes.

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The Making of Homeric Verse by Milman Parry

By Milman Parry

Milman Parry, who died in 1935 whereas a tender assistant professor at Harvard, is now one in all the prime classical students of this century. but Parry's articles and French dissertations--highly unique contributions to the learn of Homer--have in the past been tricky to procure. The Making of Homeric Verse for the 1st time collects those landmark works in a single quantity including Parry's unpublished M.A. thesis and extracts from his Yugoslavian magazine, which incorporates notes on Serbo-Croatian poetry and its relation to Homer. Adam Parry, the past due son of the student, has translated the French dissertations, written an creation at the existence and highbrow improvement of his father, and supplied a survey of later paintings on Homer carried out in Parry's excellent tradition.

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Whither Quo Vadis: Sienkiewicz's Novel in Film and by Ruth Scodel

By Ruth Scodel

Whither Quo Vadis? bargains an interesting account of the way the Roman global and its heritage are represented in movie and how during which the various variations mirror the transferring ancient occasions and ideological issues in their personal times.Explores 5 surviving movie variations – Guazzoni's of 1912; D’Annunzio/Jacoby of 1925; Mervyn LeRoy's of 1951; the Italian television mini-series of 1985 via Franco Rossi; and Kawalerowicz’s 2001 Polish model Examines how those diverse types interpret, choose between, and alter the unconventional and the traditional resources on which it really is dependent bargains a really transparent view of the way motion pictures have awarded historic Rome and the way smooth stipulations confirm its reception appears to be like at infrequent and archival fabric which has no longer formerly bought shut scholarly recognition

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Tales of the Barbarians: Ethnography and Empire in the Roman by Greg Woolf

By Greg Woolf

Tales of the Barbarians lines the production of latest mythologies within the wake of Roman enlargement westward to the Atlantic, and gives the 1st program of recent ethnographic concept to old material.

  • Investigates the connections among empire and data on the flip of the millennia, and the construction of latest histories within the Roman West
  • Explores how historic geography, neighborhood histories and the tales of wandering heroes have been woven jointly by way of Greek students and native experts
  • Offers a clean viewpoint by means of reading  passages from historic writers in a brand new light

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The hymns of Zoroaster : a new translation of the most by West, Martin Litchfield; Zoroaster

By West, Martin Litchfield; Zoroaster

Zoroaster used to be one of many maximum and so much radical spiritual reformers within the heritage of the area. the religion that he based a few 2600 years in the past in a distant quarter of principal Asia flourished to turn into the bedrock of an outstanding empire in addition to its respectable faith. Zoroastrianism continues to be practiced this day in elements of India and Iran and in smaller groups in other places, the place its adherents are often called Parsis. It has the excellence of being probably the most historical religions on the earth: merely Hinduism can lay declare to larger antiquity. the basis texts of this venerable procedure of trust are the founder's personal passionate poems, often called the Gathas (""Songs""), and a brief ritual composed quickly after his loss of life, known as the Liturgy in Seven Chapters. those hymns are the genuine utterances of a spiritual chief whose idea was once approach prior to his time, and are one of the most beneficial relics of human civilization. After such a lot of millennia they proceed to talk to us of an impressively austere theology and of an inspiring and simply understood ethical code. but present translations are few, divergent of their interpretations of the unique Avestan language of Zoroaster, and regularly challenging to entry. M. L. West's new translation, in keeping with the simplest glossy scholarship, and augmented by means of a considerable creation and notes, makes those powerfully resonant texts on hand to a large viewers in transparent and available form.

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Odyssee. German by Homer

By Homer

Homer: Odyssee

Edition Holzinger. Taschenbuch

Berliner Ausgabe, 2016, four. Auflage

Vollständiger, durchgesehener Neusatz mit einer Biographie des Autors bearbeitet und eingerichtet von Michael Holzinger

  • Entstanden vor seven-hundred v. Chr. Die Zuschreibung ist ungesichert. Der textual content folgt der Übersetzung von Johann Heinrich Voß.

Textgrundlage ist die Ausgabe:

  • Homer: Ilias / Odyssee. Übers. v. Johann Heinrich Voß, München: Winkler Verlag, 1976.

Herausgeber der Reihe: Michael Holzinger

Reihengestaltung: Viktor Harvion

Umschlaggestaltung unter Verwendung des Bildes: Homer

Gesetzt aus der Minion professional, 10 pt.

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The Homer Encyclopedia (Volume 1) by Margalit Finkelberg

By Margalit Finkelberg

The Homer Encyclopedia represents the 1st entire reference paintings encompassing the realm and artistry of Homer, the ancient and cultural historical past of the Iliad and the Odyssey, Homeric scholarship, and Homeric reception from antiquity to the current. Represents the 1st encyclopedia on Homer ever released gains contributions from one hundred thirty contemporary and verified Homeric students Covers Homeric scholarship and reception from antiquity to the current 1360 entries delivering info on each element of the Homeric poems

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Elegies (Loeb Classical Library) by Propertius

By Propertius

The passionate and dramatic elegies of Propertius received him a name as certainly one of Rome's best love poets. right here he portrays the intriguing, asymmetric process his love affair with Cynthia and tells us a lot approximately his contemporaries and the society within which he lives, whereas in later poems he turns to mythological issues and the legends of early Rome. during this re-creation of Propertius, G. P. Goold solves a few longstanding questions of interpretation and offers us a devoted and classy prose translation. His explanatory notes and glossary/index provide regular tips and a wealth of information.

Born in Assisi approximately 50 BCE, Sextus Propertius moved as a tender guy to Rome, the place he got here into touch with a coterie of poets, together with Virgil, Tibullus, Horace, and Ovid. book of his first publication introduced speedy attractiveness and the unwavering help of Maecenas, the influential consumer of the Augustan poets. He died probably in his mid-thirties, leaving us 4 books of elegies that experience attracted admirers during the ages.

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Josephus: Jewish Antiquities by Josephus, Ralph Marcus

By Josephus, Ralph Marcus

Josephus, soldier, statesman, historian, used to be a Jew born at Jerusalem approximately 37 CE. a guy of excessive descent, he early turned discovered in Jewish legislations and Greek literature and used to be a Pharisee. After pleading in Rome the reason for a few Jewish clergymen he again to Jerusalem and in sixty six attempted to avoid riot opposed to Rome, handling for the Jews the affairs of Galilee. within the issues which he made his peace with Vespasian. current on the siege of Jerusalem by way of Titus, he acquired favours from those as emperors and from Domitian and assumed their relatives identify Flavius. He died after 97.

As a ancient resource Josephus is worthy. His significant works are: heritage of the Jewish struggle , in seven books, from a hundred and seventy BCE to his personal time, first written in Aramaic yet translated via himself into the Greek we have now; and Jewish Antiquities , in twenty books, from the production of the area to sixty six CE. The Loeb Classical Library version of the works of Josephus additionally comprises the autobiographical existence and his treatise opposed to Apion .

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