Roman Letters: An Anthology by Noelle K. Zeiner-Carmichael

By Noelle K. Zeiner-Carmichael

Roman Letters deals a wealthy collection of unique translations of old Roman letters spanning from the 1st century BCE to the 2nd century CE. Chronologically prepared and grouped in line with writer or assortment, the letters disguise a number of issues and subject matters chosen from a extensive variety of authors.

  • A specified unmarried quantity textual content that makes classical letters obtainable and readable to undergraduates and the non-specialist reader
  • Presents a variety of authors and fabric, with over 2 hundred chosen texts
  • Includes choices that illustrate an entire cycle of correspondence, in addition to letters written by way of an identical writer and protecting an identical topic/theme yet despatched to assorted recipients
  • Letters are prepared chronologically, with letters grouped in accordance with writer or collection
  • An accompanying web site deals extra, complementary letters
  • Topical index highlights a variety of issues and topics represented through the letters

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Tragic Pathos: Pity and Fear in Greek Philosophy and Tragedy by Dana LaCourse Munteanu

By Dana LaCourse Munteanu

students have frequently thinking about knowing Aristotle's poetic idea, and especially the idea that of catharsis within the Poetics, as a reaction to Plato's critique of pity within the Republic. notwithstanding, this booklet exhibits that, whereas Greek thinkers all recognize pity and a few type of worry as responses to tragedy, every one assumes for the 2 feelings a unique goal, mode of presentation and, to some extent, realizing. This publication reassesses expressions of the sentiments inside assorted tragedies and explores emotional responses to and discussions of the tragedies through modern philosophers, supplying insights into the moral and social implications of the emotions.

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Demosthenes, Speeches 50-59 (The Oratory of Classical by Victor Bers

By Victor Bers

even if the identify ascribes those ten speeches to the best Attic orator Demosthenes, there's a lot debate to whether a few of these have been in truth the paintings of Apollodorus. This quantity belongs to a chain dedicated to delivering English translations of surviving speeches from the past due fifth and 4th centuries BC. An creation to Demosthenes and his paintings is written through Michael Gagarin while the subsequent translations of speeches 50-59, every one preceded via a brief creation, are by way of Victor Bers. many of the speeches quandary relationships among Athenian electorate and kingdom associations and supply insights into private and non-private existence in 4th-century Athens.

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English scholars translate Greek into Latin. Thomas More’s by Michael Barkas

By Michael Barkas

Seminar paper from the 12 months 2016 within the topic English Language and Literature reports - different, grade: 1,0, college of Bonn (Anglistik, Amerikanistik und Keltologie), direction: The English Renaissance, language: English, summary: The paper analyses 5 epigrams in Thomas More's and William Lily's paintings "Progymnasmata" and elaborates at the translation suggestions utilized by the 2 students just about their model from the Greek unique, observe selection, syntactic personal tastes, metrical traits and different features.

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The Inky Digit of Defiance: Tony Harrison: Selected Prose by Tony Harrison,Edith Hall

By Tony Harrison,Edith Hall

In this richly diverse number of Tony Harrison's provocative prose of the final fifty years, the good poet of web page, degree and monitor provides a lifetime's pondering artwork and politics, creativity and mortality. In so doing, he's taking us on a rare trip via languages and throughout continents and millennia, from his Nigerian Lysistrata to the British Raj of his model of Racine's Phèdre, to post-Communist Europe for the movie Prometheus to a one-off functionality of The Kaisers of Carnuntum on the Roman amphitheatre in Austria at the Danube, to the peace camp at Greenham universal, and from a Leeds highway bonfire celebrating the defeat of Japan through the hot atomic bomb to wines made up of the vines on volcanoes.

A number of paintings jam-packed with ardour and humour that educates because it dazzles.

'More than Yeats, Eliot or Auden, greater than a person writing in English this century, and maybe the 2 earlier than that besides, Harrison has established that verse drama continues to be a dwelling inventive possibility.' Observer

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Ancient Greek Women in Film (Classical Presences) by Konstantinos P. Nikoloutsos

By Konstantinos P. Nikoloutsos

This quantity examines cinematic representations of historic Greek ladies from the geographical regions of delusion and background. It discusses how those girl figures are resurrected at the titanic display via diverse filmmakers in the course of varied old moments, and are hence embedded inside of a story which serves quite a few reasons, counting on the director of the movie, its screenwriters, the studio, the rustic of its beginning, and the sociopolitical context on the time of its
production.

Using a various array of hermeneutic techniques (such as gender conception, feminist feedback, psychoanalysis, viewer-response idea, and private voice criticism), the essays goal to solid mild on cinema's investments within the classical prior and decode the mechanisms wherein the ladies lower than exam are extracted from their unique context and are dropped at existence to function autos for the articulation of contemporary principles, issues, and cultural tendencies. the quantity hence goals to enquire not
only how antiquity at the display depicts, and during this approach distorts, compresses, contests, and revises, antiquity at the web page but in addition, extra crucially, why the medium follows such eclectic representational concepts vis-à-vis the classical world.

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Saints and Symposiasts (Greek Culture in the Roman World) by Jason König

By Jason König

Greek traditions of writing approximately nutrients and the symposium had a protracted and wealthy afterlife within the first to 5th centuries CE, in either Greco-Roman and early Christian tradition. This ebook offers an account of the historical past of the table-talk style, derived from Plato's Symposium and different classical texts, focusing between different writers on Plutarch, Athenaeus, Methodius and Macrobius. It bargains with the illustration of transgressive, degraded, eccentric different types of consuming and ingesting in Greco-Roman and early Christian prose narrative texts, focusing in particular at the Letters of Alciphron, the Greek and Roman novels, in particular Apuleius, the Apocryphal Acts of the Apostles and the early saints' lives. It argues that writing approximately intake and dialog endured to topic: those works communicated detailed rules approximately find out how to speak and the way to imagine, specific versions of the connection among prior and current, exact and infrequently destabilising visions of human id and holiness.

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Le Constat automnal (BAU.BAUDELAIRE) (French Edition) by Marie-Joseph Deloche

By Marie-Joseph Deloche

Le Constat automnal retrace le parcours d’Hildegarde, Suissesse hantée par un amour perdu, et celui de trois enfants orphelins, dont les destins vont s’unir au Chili.

L’histoire se déroule durant les heures sombres de los angeles dictature chilienne, à partir de 1980, jusqu’aux premiers espoirs d’une démocratie retrouvée en 1991.

Bien que l’existence de ces quatre personnages soit fortement impactée par ce contexte sociopolitique, en dépit d’un destin difficile, ils ont en commun l. a. rage de vivre mais également l. a. volonté de vaincre l’adversité, d’aimer et d’être aimés.

Ils s’exposent sans cesse, se déchirent parfois, et aiment follement.

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Hérédité (BAU.BAUDELAIRE) (French Edition) by Romain Balestra

By Romain Balestra

C’est un pur-sang, un mustang aussi noir et sombre que le sont les cieux. Mais los angeles métamorphose ne s’arrête pas là vehicle telle une tache d’encre de Rorschach, mouvante, l. a. monture redessine sa silhouette au gré de son approche pour enfin laisser apparaître son cavalier. Un guerrier tout en armure et aussi sombre que l’est son destrier dont los angeles chevauchée fait retentir le cliquetis hypnotique de son attirail. Déroutant, le cavalier qui par-delà le masque grimaçant qu’il porte, laisse apparaître son regard de mort et couvert d’une coiffe d’acier, surmontée de cornes acérées, n’est pas un homme, mais un démon qui galope jusqu’à moi. D’une major il tient los angeles bride et de l’autre dégaine un sabre à l. a. lame éméchée et rouillée jusqu’à los angeles garde.

(Chapitre VII : Assommé de discours ethical. web page 129)

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Homer: The Iliad (Classical World) by William Allan

By William Allan

This e-book bargains a transparent and stimulating advent to Homer's Iliad, the best poem of Western tradition. It discusses relevant elements of the paintings (including the culture of oral poetry, the fashion and constitution of the epic, and its depiction of the gods, heroism, battle, and gender roles) and courses the reader in figuring out the ability and profundity of Homer's fulfillment. This advent is perfect for undergraduates and scholars within the top kinds of faculties, however it calls for no wisdom of old Greek and is meant for all readers drawn to Homer.

The Classical international series is easily tested and explores the tradition and achievements of the civilizations of Greece and Rome. Concise but informative and stimulating, each one booklet contains illustrations and proposals for additional interpreting and examine. Designed particularly for college students and academics of Classical Civilization at past due institution and early collage point, the sequence presents an up to date choice of available publications to the heritage, associations, literature, paintings and values of the Classical world.

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