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Generationenkonflikte auf der Bühne
Language: de
Pages: 252
Authors: Thomas Baier
Categories: Conflict of generations in literature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

Time and Space in Ancient Myth, Religion and Culture
Language: en
Pages: 386
Authors: Anton Bierl
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-10-10 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

From Homer to Sophocles and Greek Middle Comedy, and from Plato and Protagoras to Ovid, this volume features a panoramic and cross-generic overview of the diver
Law and Ethics in Greek and Roman Declamation
Language: en
Pages: 342
Authors: Eugenio Amato
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-03-10 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

Ancient declamation—the practice of delivering speeches on the basis of fictitious scenarios—defies easy categorization. It stands at the crossroads of seve
FrC 16.3 Ephippos
Language: en
Pages: 279
Authors: Athina Papachrysostomou
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-12-14 - Publisher: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht

Ephippus is an outstanding playwright of Greek Middle Comedy. He won a single Lenaean victory ca. 378-376 BC and continued being productive until the late 340s.
Tragedy on the Comic Stage
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Matthew C. Farmer
Categories: Greek drama (Comedy)
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-10-01 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Aristophanes' engagement with tragedy is one of the most striking features of his comedies: Euripides appears repeatedly as a character in these plays, jokes ab
Performing Interpersonal Violence
Language: en
Pages: 490
Authors: Werner Riess
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-01-27 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

This book offers the first attempt at understanding interpersonal violence in ancient Athens. While the archaic desire for revenge persisted into the classical
Family in Flavian Epic
Language: en
Pages: 295
Authors: Nikoletta Manioti
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-08-01 - Publisher: BRILL

Family in Flavian Epic offers an exploration of family bonds depicted in the epics of Valerius Flaccus, Statius and Silius Italicus, and examines their links to
Plautus: Casina
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: David Christenson
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-01-10 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

This is the first volume dedicated to Plautus' perennially popular comedy Casina that analyses the play for a student audience and assumes no knowledge of Latin
Roman Drama and its Contexts
Language: en
Pages: 637
Authors: Stavros Frangoulidis
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-03-21 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

Roman plays have been well studied individually (even including fragmentary or spurious ones more recently). However, they have not always been placed into thei
Plautine Trends
Language: en
Pages: 322
Authors: Ioannis N. Perysinakis
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-10-29 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

Plautine Trends: Studies in Plautine Comedy and its Reception, a collective volume published as a Festschrift in honour of Prof. D. Raios (University of Ioannin