By Philostratus; F.C. Conybeare (ed.)
By Nikoletta Kanavou
Aristophanes, the prestigious Greek comedian poet, is legendary for his performs on modern issues, within which he routines fierce political satire. historic political comedy made considerable use of comically major right names - a lot as is the case in smooth satire. comedian names utilized by Aristophanes for his satirical objectives (public figures, daily Athenians) give you the major topic of this ebook, which addresses questions similar to why specific names are selected (or invented), and the way they relate to the plays?? characters and subject matters.
By Monica McCarty
THE LEGEND OF THE HIGHLAND shield keeps. . . .
Handpicked by means of Robert the Bruce to assist him in his quest to loose Scotland from English rule, the elite warriors of the Highland safeguard face their darkest days. whilst Bruce is compelled to escape, his bid for freedom rests at the shoulders of 1 awesome warrior.
Erik MacSorley is a superb seafarer who hasn't ever encountered a wind he couldn't harness or a girl he couldn't win—until he drags a rainy, half-naked “nursemaid” out of the waters off the Irish coast. Ellie’s usual visual appeal belies the reality: She is in reality girl Elyne de Burgh, the lively daughter of the main robust noble in eire.
Worse, this impossible to resist lady is decided to end up herself resistant to Erik’s charms—a problem he can't face up to.
Her captor may possibly glance each inch a rugged warrior, yet Ellie vows that it'll take greater than a wickedly suggestive caress to provoke her. but Erik will sweep away Ellie’s resistance with a hope that resonates deep inside her center. nonetheless, he's a guy pushed through loyalty, and he or she is a girl with secrets and techniques which can jeopardize Bruce’s probability to reclaim his throne. because the conflict for king and kingdom sounds around the seashores, will Ellie’s love be sufficient to eventually tame the legend referred to as the Hawk?
Surrender to the excitement of this novel from the Highland protect sequence
By Lev, E., Amar, Z.
The authors offer a brand new perception to the perform of remedy within the medieval global. They learn the medicinal prescriptions and references to materia medica of the Cairo Genizah by means of combining the techniques of ethnobotany and historical past of drugs.
By Jonathan Tracy
This ebook explores Lucan's hugely unique deployment of contradictory Greco-Roman stereotypes approximately Egypt (utopian vs. xenophobic) as a way of reflecting at the violent tensions inside of his personal society (conservatism vs. Caesarism). Lucan exhibits the 2 particular aspects of first-century BC Egypt, particularly its old Pharaonic historical past and its latter-day Hellenistic tradition lower than the Ptolemies, not just in non secular clash with each other (via the adverse characters of Acoreus, priest of outdated Memphis, and the Alexandrian courtier Pothinus) but additionally inextricably entangled with the corresponding factions of the Roman civil struggle and of Nero's Rome. Dr Tracy additionally connects Lucan's portrayal of Egypt and the Nile to his severe engagement with Greco-Roman discourse on average technology, relatively the Naturales Quaestiones of his uncle Seneca the more youthful. finally, he examines Lucan's angle towards the price of cultural range in the more and more monocultural atmosphere of the Roman Mediterranean.
By Alexia Zotou
This examine contains new translations and interpretations of the 1st 34 poems within the Anacreontic corpus. the purpose of the examine is to stipulate a consultant picture of this alteration of the poetry of the Imperial interval by way of making an allowance for how older in addition to extra modern literary genres prompted their development.
Die vorliegende Studie enthält neue Übersetzungen und Interpretationsansätze zu den ersten 34 Gedichten des anakreontischen Corpus. Ziel der Studie ist es, ein möglichst repräsentatives Bild dieser Spielart der kaiserzeitlichen Lyrik zu skizzieren, indem Einflüsse sowohl älterer als auchzeitgenössischer literarischer Gattungen aufderen Gestaltungmitberücksichtigt werden.
By David Metzger, Kathleen Verduin, Leslie J Workman
Medievalism, the "continuing technique of developing the center ages", engenders formal medieval experiences from a wide selection of renowned pursuits within the center a long time. This quantity as a result explores the typical floor among inventive and renowned structures of the center a long time and the research of the center a long time in the academy. Essays deal with the genesis of medieval experiences in early smooth antiquarianism; the erection of educational medievalism via chronic, certainly perverse, appeals to heroic medieval manliness and attenuated girl spirituality; the present jeopardy of the publication (a medieval invention) within the face of technological attack; the politics of the nineteenth-century academy (F.W. Furnival and others); the editorial perform of Sidney Lanier; and the cultural canonization of Chaucer. participants: DAVID O. MATTHEWS, STEVE ELLIS, ANTONIA WARD, GRAHAM PARRY, MARGARET CLUNIES ROSS, ANNA SMOL, DAVID ALLAN, MATILDE MATEO, MARYA DEVOTO, ULRIKE WIETHAUS, STEPHEN STEELE, JAMES KENNEDY, WILLIAM CALIN, JESSE D. HURLBUT, JOAN GRENIER-WINTHER, WILLIAM PADEN
By Ada Adler
The sequence used to be based in 1896. it really is devoted to infrequent Greek and Latin texts including translations and commentaries, in addition to designated introductions, so rendering them extra obtainable to a broader readership. for the reason that 2000 the sequence has focused on "Homer's Iliad. a whole commentary," featuring the textual content of the Iliad (by M. L. West), a translation (by J. Latacz) and a observation in German. considering January 2007, the sequence is being released by means of de Gruyter. For backlist titles please stopover at http: //www.saur.de/index.cfm?lang=EN&ID=0000007757 .
By J. Goldberg
Did medieval girls have the facility to settle on? it is a query on the middle of this ebook which explores 3 complaints from Yorkshire within the many years after the Black demise. Alice de Rouclif was once a toddler heiress made to marry the illegitimate son of the neighborhood abbot after which kidnapped by means of her feudal improved. Agnes Grantham was once a profitable businesswoman ambushed and assaulted in a woodland when on her method to dine with the grasp of St Leonard’s sanatorium. Alice Brathwell used to be a decent widow who attracted the attentions of a supposedly aristocratic conman. those are their tales.
By Katharine Haynes
The Greek novel occupies a distinct position within the debate on gender in antiquity, forcing us to invite why the feminine protagonists are such robust and confident characters. This publication rejects the speculation of a principally lady readership, and in addition sees an issue in ascribing this development to the mirrored image of a blanket development within the prestige of girls. Katharine Haynes indicates that the robust heroines are most sensible understood now not as an undistorted replicate on a far better social fact, yet as a kind of 'constructed feminine'.The booklet bargains a wealth of interesting insights into the kaleidoscopic global of female and male within the Greek novel, with the intention to tell and remove darkness from the reader regardless of the textual content being studied. The comparable problems with ethnicity and self-definition additionally explored might be of curiosity for all these engaged on old fiction or the tradition of the second one Sophistic