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GREEK LITERATURE.

GREEK LITERATURE.

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1 AESCHYLUS. Prometheus Bound/ The Suppliants/ Seven Against Thebes/ The Persians.
Penguin Books, Hammondsworth, 1979. 0140441123 / 9780140441123 s Softcover. Good condition. 
Contains four translations of well-known plays by Aeschylus that reflect the morality of contemporary Athens. 
Price: 6.18 USD
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2 ARISTOPHANES; EWANS, MICHAEL (TRANSLATED AND WITH THEATRICAL COMMENTARY BY). Lysistrata, The Women's Festival, And Frogs.
University of Oklahoma Press, Norman: 2011. Volume 42 in Oklahoma Series in Classical Culture. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Sparkling—and stage-ready—translations of three classic plays. Most readers nowadays encounter the plays of Aristophanes in the classroom, not the theater. Yet the "father of comedy" wrote his plays for the stage, not as literary texts. Many English translations of the plays were written decades ago, and in their outdated language they fail to capture the dramatic liveliness of the original comedies. Now Michael Ewans offers new and lively translations of three of Aristophanes' finest plays: Lysistrata, The Women's Festival, and Frogs. While remaining faithful to the original Greek, these translations are accessible to a modern audience—and actable on stage. Here readers will discover—in all its uncensored glory—the often raw sexual and scatological language Aristophanes used in his fantastically inventive works. This edition also contains all that a reader needs to understand the plays within a broader context. In his comprehensive introduction, Ewans discusses political and social aspects of Aristophanic comedy, the conventions of Greek theater, and the challenges of translating ancient Greek into modern English. In his theatrical commentaries—a unique feature of this edition—Ewans draws on his own experience of directing the plays in a replica of the original theater. In scene-by-scene analysis, he provides insight into the major issues each play raises in performance. The volume concludes with two glossaries—one of proper names and the other of Greek terms—as well as a bibliography that includes the most recent scholarship on Aristophanic comedy. Michael Ewans is Professor of Drama at the University of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia. An experienced translator of ancient Greek drama, he has also directed numerous full productions of Greek plays. His published works include translations of plays by Sophocles and Aeschylus as well as three books on opera. 
Price: 33.20 USD
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3 ARISTOTLE; LOOMIS, LOUISE ROPES (EDITOR & INTRODUCTION). On Man In The Universe: Metaphysics, Parts Of Animals, Ethics, Politcs, Poetics.
Walter J. Black, New York: 1943. Classics Club Selection. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Fair condition. 
The treatises contained in this volume were translated by John Henry MacMahon, William Ogle, James E. C. Weldon, Benjamin Jowett, and Samuel Henry Butcher. 
Price: 1.19 USD
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4 ARISTOTLE; LOOMIS, LOUISE ROPES (EDITOR & INTRODUCTION). On Man In The Universe: Metaphysics, Parts Of Animals, Ethics, Politcs, Poetics.
Walter J. Black, New York: 1943. Classics Club Selection. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Brand new book. 
The treatises contained in this volume were translated by John Henry MacMahon, William Ogle, James E. C. Weldon, Benjamin Jowett, and Samuel Henry Butcher. 
Price: 18.48 USD
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5 ARISTOTLE; FERGUSSON, FRANCIS (INTRODUCTION). Aristotle's Poetics.
Hill and Wang, New York: 1996. Forty-fourth Printing. s Softcover. Very good condition. 
An essential study of the art of drama. Uses Sophocles' Oedipus Rex to illustrate his analysis. 
Price: 12.78 USD
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6 AUTENRIETH, GEORG. A Homeric Dictionary For Schools And Colleges.
University of Oklahoma Press, Norman: 1976. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Autenrieth's A Homeric Dictionary has been the companion of countless individuals who have begun the study of Homer. Far and away the hardiest and most helpful of all the aids to the reading of Homeric Greek, it provides the student with a full listing of Homeric forms and concise accounts of the meanings of words. Georg Autenrieth, director of the Gymnasium at Zweibrücken, compiled the Wörterbuch zu den Homer-ischen Gedichten, which was published by Teubner in 1873. 
Price: 29.40 USD
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7 BARRETT, W. S. (EDITOR). Euripides Hippolytos.
Oxford University Press, London: 1966. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
English & Greek Langauge. 
Price: 89.78 USD
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8 BENNER, ALLEN ROGERS, EDWARDS, MARK W. (FOREWORD). Selections From Homer's Iliad. Allen Rogers Benner
University of Oklahoma Press, Norman: 2001. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
First published in 1903, Selections from Homer's Iliad has become a classic Greek textbook. Allen Rogers Benner presents selections from twelve books of the Iliad both in Greek and English. Short summaries between books bridge the narrative and aid the student in gaining a comprehensive view of the Iliad as a work of literature and art. Invaluable resources include an extensive section of notes on the text, a short Homeric grammar, and a vocabulary and Greek index. In a new foreword, Mark W. Edwards argues for the utility of Benner's text while offering a useful summary of current scholarship on the historical sources of the epic, Greek oral tradition, and Homeric style and diction. Benner's Iliad will join Barbour's Herodotus and Garrison's Catullus as indispensable volumes in classical culture and literature available from the University of Oklahoma Press. Allen Rogers Benner was Professor of Greek at Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts. He coauthored Beginner's Greek Book and translated The Letters of Alciphron, Aelian, and Philostratus. "Benner's Iliad is one of the finest school texts in classics ever published in this country."--Robin R. Schlunk, University of Vermont 
Price: 25.84 USD
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9 CALASSO, ROBERTO. The Marriage Of Cadmus And Harmony.
Vintage International, New York: 1994. 0679733485 / 9780679733485 First Vintage International Edition. s Softcover. Good condition. 
But how did it all begin? No better answer to that question - which is all questions - exists than in the Greek myths that are retold and refracted to breathtaking effect in The Marriage of Cadmus and Harmony. With vast erudition and irresistible verve, Roberto Calasso tells the stories of Zeus and Europa, Theseus and Ariadne, of the birth of Athens and the fall of Troy, tracing them back along the branches of a single myth-bearing tree and rediscovering, as he does so, the origins of desire and strife, virginity and rape, of tragedy and of the "mysteries." Translated into English from the Italian by Tim Parks. "Extraordinary . . . learned but also daring . . . brilliant, dazzling to read, a labyrinth lit by a fire. The whole of Greek mythology is simultaneously present from Homer to the very end of pagan antiquity." - The New York Review of Books 
Price: 8.03 USD
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10 CARPENTER, RHYS. Folk Tale, Fiction And Saga In The Homeric Epics.
University of California Press, California: 1958. s Softcover. Fair condition. Cover has chips and creasing. 
In order to explore the background and ancestry of Homeric epic we must travel north, not east or south. Through a series of striking comparisons with heroic poetry from northern Europe, Rhys Carpenter suggests that oral tradition may well have come into Greece by way of Thrace. Includes an Index. 
Price: 20.19 USD
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11 DENNISTON, J. D. Greek Prose Style.
Oxford University Press, London: 1965. From Corrected Sheets of the First Impression. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Fair condition. Dustjacket is scorched and has slight scratches. 
An analysis of the conventions of Greek prose style designed for the needs of the upper forms of schools. 
Price: 71.25 USD
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12 EURIPIDES; ROISMAN, H. M. & LUSCHNIG, C. A. E. (NOTES & COMMENTARY). Euripides' Alcestis.
University of Oklahoma Press, Norman: 2003. Volume 29 in Oklahoma Series in Classical Culture. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
Euripides' Alcestis—perhaps the most anthologized Attic drama--is an ideal text for students reading their first play in the original Greek. Literary commentaries and language aids in most editions are too advanced or too elementary for intermediate students of the language, but in their new student edition, C. A. E. Luschnig and H. M. Roisman remedy such deficiencies. The introductory section of this edition provides historical and literary perspective; the commentary explains points of grammar, syntax, and vocabulary, as well as elucidating background features such as dramatic conventions and mythology; and a discussion section introduces the controversies surrounding this most elusive drama. In their presentation, Luschnig and Roisman have initiated a new method for introducing students to current scholarship. This edition also includes a glossary, an index, a bibliography, and grammatical reviews designed specifically for students of Greek language and culture in their second year of university study or third year of high school. Luschnig and Roisman, who have published numerous articles and books on Greek literature, bring to this volume decades of experience teaching classical Greek. "General readers could well benefit from using this book, as it contains valuable literary discussion and explication of the conventions of Greek drama."—Daniel H. Garrison, author of Sexual Culture in Ancient Greece C. A. E. Luschnig, Professor of Classics at the University of Idaho in Moscow, is the author of An Introduction to Ancient Greek and The Gorgon's Severed Head: Studies in Euripides' Alcestis, Electra, and Phoenissae. H. M. Roisman, Professor of Classics at Colby College in Waterville, Maine, is the author of Loyalty in Early Greek Epic and Tragedy and Nothing Is As It Seems: The Tragedy of the Implicit in Euripides' Hippolytus. 
Price: 28.45 USD
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13 EURIPIDES; ROISMAN, H. M. & LUSCHNIG, C. A. E. (NOTES & COMMENTARY). Euripides' Alcestis.
University of Oklahoma Press, Norman: 2003. Volume 29 in Oklahoma Series in Classical Culture. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Euripides' Alcestis—perhaps the most anthologized Attic drama--is an ideal text for students reading their first play in the original Greek. Literary commentaries and language aids in most editions are too advanced or too elementary for intermediate students of the language, but in their new student edition, C. A. E. Luschnig and H. M. Roisman remedy such deficiencies. The introductory section of this edition provides historical and literary perspective; the commentary explains points of grammar, syntax, and vocabulary, as well as elucidating background features such as dramatic conventions and mythology; and a discussion section introduces the controversies surrounding this most elusive drama. In their presentation, Luschnig and Roisman have initiated a new method for introducing students to current scholarship. This edition also includes a glossary, an index, a bibliography, and grammatical reviews designed specifically for students of Greek language and culture in their second year of university study or third year of high school. Luschnig and Roisman, who have published numerous articles and books on Greek literature, bring to this volume decades of experience teaching classical Greek. "General readers could well benefit from using this book, as it contains valuable literary discussion and explication of the conventions of Greek drama."—Daniel H. Garrison, author of Sexual Culture in Ancient Greece C. A. E. Luschnig, Professor of Classics at the University of Idaho in Moscow, is the author of An Introduction to Ancient Greek and The Gorgon's Severed Head: Studies in Euripides' Alcestis, Electra, and Phoenissae. H. M. Roisman, Professor of Classics at Colby College in Waterville, Maine, is the author of Loyalty in Early Greek Epic and Tragedy and Nothing Is As It Seems: The Tragedy of the Implicit in Euripides' Hippolytus. 
Price: 25.60 USD
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14 GRAVES, ROBERT (TRANSLATOR). The Anger Of Achilles: Homer's Iliad.
Doubleday and Company, Inc., New York: 1959. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. The dustjacket is torn and faded. 

Price: 63.41 USD
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15 HOMER. 4. The Iliad Of Homer And The Odyssey Rendered Into English Prose By Samuel Butler.
Encyclopaedia Bitannica, Chicago / London / Toronto: 1952. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Like New. 
This is a prose translation into English of these two classic works from the Greek by Samuel Butler. It is Volume 4 in the Great Books of the Western World Edition. 
Price: 18.48 USD
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16 HOMER. The Iliad.
Penguin, Harmondsworth: 1950. 0140440143 / 9780140440140 Reprint. s Softcover. Very good condition. 
Out of a single episode in the Tale of Troy, Achilles's withdrawal fom the fighting and his return home to kill the Trojan hero Hector, Homer created a timeless, dramatic tragedy Translated into English from the Greek by E. V. Rieu. 
Price: 1.63 USD
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17 HOMER. The Iliad.
Penguin, Harmondsworth: 1950. 0140440143 / 9780140440140 Reprint. s Softcover. Very good reading copy. 
Out of a single episode in the Tale of Troy, Achilles's withdrawal fom the fighting and his return home to kill the Trojan hero Hector, Homer created a timeless, dramatic tragedy Translated into English from the Greek by E. V. Rieu. 
Price: 1.60 USD
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18 HOMER. The Iliad.
Dover Publications, Inc., Mineola: 1999. 0486408833 / 9780486408835 Dover Thrift Edition. s Softcover. Reading copy. 
Probably written in the 9th-century B.C. and based on an actual historical event that occurred in the 13th century B.C., Homer's Iliad is one of the great epic poems of the Western world. Out of a single episode in the Tale of Troy, Achilles' withdrawal from the fighting and his return home to kill the Trojan hero Hector, Homer created a timeless, dramatic tragedy. Translated into English from the Greek by Samuel Butler. 
Price: 1.90 USD
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19 HOMER. The Iliad.
Barnes & Noble Books, New York: 1995. 1566195942 / 9781566195942 Third Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
Probably written in the 9th-century B.C. and based on an actual historical event that occurred in the 13th century B.C., Homer's Iliad is one of the great epic poems of the Western world. Out of a single episode in the Tale of Troy, Achilles' withdrawal from the fighting and his return home to kill the Trojan hero Hector, Homer created a timeless, dramatic tragedy. Translated into English from the Greek by Samuel Butler. 
Price: 6.79 USD
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20 HOMER; KOPFF, E. CHRISTIAN (INTRODUCTION). The Iliad.
University of Oklahoma Press, Norman: 2008. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
An accessible Iliad for twenty-first-century readers. A classic of Western literature for three millennia, Homer's Iliad captivates modern readers—as it did ancient listeners—with its tale of gods and warriors at the siege of Troy. Now Herbert Jordan's line-for-line translation brilliantly renders the original Greek into English blank verse—the poetic form most closely resembling our spoken language. Raising the bar set by Richmond Lattimore in 1951, Jordan employs a pleasing five-beat meter and avoids unnecessary filler. Whereas other verse renditions are longer than the original, owing to the translators' indulgence in personal poetics, Jordan avoids "line inflation." The result, an economical translation, captures the force and vigor of the original poem. E. Christian Kopff's introduction to this volume sets the stage and credits Jordan with conveying the action and movement of the Iliad in "contemporary language and a supple verse." This new Iliad offers twenty-first-century readers the thrill of a timeless epic and affords instructors a much-needed alternative for literature surveys. Translated into English from the Greek by Herbert Jordan, an attorney. He is an independent scholar of Greek and resides in Roxbury, New York. E. Christian Kopff, Associate Director of the Honors Program at the University of Colorado, Boulder, is the author of The Devil Knows Latin: Why America Needs the Classical Tradition and the editor of a Greek edition of Euripides' Bacchae. "A splendid achievement"—Henry Taylor, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet "A remarkably fresh and clear translation. As deceptively simple as an Attic frieze, it is at once true to its ancient original and inviting to readers today." —Luc Sante, translator of Flix Fnon's Novels in Three Lines 
Price: 15.15 USD
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