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Who Am I? (Mis)Identity and the Polis in "Oedipus Tyrannus"
ISBN: PB: 9780674237940, Harvard University Press, June 2019
270 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm
Oedipus's major handicap in life is not knowing who he is – and both parricide and incest result from his ignorance of his identity. With two questions – "Who am I?" and "Who is my father?" – on his mind (and on his lips), the obsessed Oedipus arrive...
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Fragmentary Republican Latin, Volume III: Oratory, Part 1 Loeb Classical Library 540
ISBN: HB: 9780674997233, Harvard University Press, June 2019
580 pp., 16x10.8 cm
The Loeb Classical Library series "Fragmentary Republican Latin" continues with oratory, an important element of Roman life from the earliest times, essential to running public affairs and for advancing individual careers long before it acquired lite...
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Fragmentary Republican Latin, Volume IV: Oratory, Part 2 Loeb Classical Library 541
ISBN: HB: 9780674997240, Harvard University Press, June 2019
485 pp., 16x10.8 cm
The Loeb Classical Library series "Fragmentary Republican Latin" continues with oratory, an important element of Roman life from the earliest times, essential to running public affairs and for advancing individual careers long before it acquired lite...
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Fragmentary Republican Latin, Volume V: Oratory, Part 3 Loeb Classical Library 542
ISBN: HB: 9780674997257, Harvard University Press, June 2019
470 pp., 16x10.8 cm
The Loeb Classical Library series "Fragmentary Republican Latin" continues with oratory, an important element of Roman life from the earliest times, essential to running public affairs and for advancing individual careers long before it acquired lite...
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Menander Rhetor. Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Ars Rhetorica Loeb Classical Library 539
ISBN: HB: 9780674997226, Harvard University Press, June 2019
496 pp., 16x10.8 cm
This volume contains three rhetorical treatises dating probably from the reign of Diocletian (AD 285-312) that provide instruction on how to compose epideictic (display) speeches for a wide variety of occasions both public and private. Two are attrib...
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Homer's Thebes Epic Rivalries and the Appropriation of Mythical Pasts
ISBN: PB: 9780674237926, Harvard University Press, May 2019
426 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm
Homer's Iliad and Odyssey are the only early Greek heroic epics to have survived the transition to writing, even though extant evidence indicates that they emerged from a thriving oral culture. Among the missing are the songs of Boeotian Thebes. "Ho...
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Audible Punctuation Performative Pause in Homeric Prosody
ISBN: PB: 9780674237957, Harvard University Press, May 2019
350 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm
"Audible Punctuation" focuses on the pause in Homer's Iliad and Odyssey, both as a compositional feature and as a performative aspect of delivery, arguing for the possibilities and limits of expressing phrases in performance. Ronald Blankenborg's ana...
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Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 110
ISBN: HB: 9780674237315, Harvard University Press, May 2019
550 pp., 21.2x14.2 cm, 2 illus., 1 map, 4 tables
This volume includes: Rachel Zelnick-Abramovitz, "Half Slave, Half Free: Partial Manumission in the Ancient Near East and Beyond"; Chris Eckerman, "I Weave a Variegated Headband: Metaphors for Song and Communication in Pindar's Odes"; Alexander Nikol...
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Demetrios of Scepsis and His Troikos Diakosmos Ancient and Modern Readings of a Lost Contribution to Ancient Scholarship
ISBN: PB: 9780674237933, Harvard University Press, May 2019
276 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm
Ancient scholarship had many faces, but most have faded away over time. Demetrios of Scepsis is one of the more shadowy of these lost figures, best known for his commentary on the Trojan Catalogue in Book 2 of the "Iliad". Alexandra Trachsel's work r...
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Boatman Henry David Thoreau's River Years
ISBN: PB: 9780674237414, ISBN: HB: 9780674545090, Harvard University Press, April 2019
336 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 19 photos, 2 illus., 3 maps
"The Boatman" gives readers a Thoreau for the Anthropocene epoch. As a backyard naturalist and river enthusiast, Thoreau was keenly aware of the way humans had altered the waterways and meadows of his beloved Concord River Valley. And he recognized t...
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