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Since Ameis-Hentze-Cauer (1868-1913) no comprehensive, scholarly commentary of Homer's Iliad has been published in German. In the meantime considerable progress has been made in many traditional areas of Homeric studies (language, realia, structure etc.). In addition, generally acknowledged new fields such as narratology have been systematically studied. Furthermore, the knowledge of the Mycenaean language (Linear B) and oral poetry provide completely new possibilities of textual constitution and analysis. Using the old Ameis-Hentze-Cauer as a starting point, the new commentary reflects the current scholarship on Homer in a comprehensive way. As a new standard work, the "Basel Commentary" of the Iliad has received considerable recognition among scholars worldwide. The fresh concept in terms of content and form serves the needs of different groups of users. The commentary primarily aims at students and academic teachers (at schools and universities), not only of Classics but also of cultural and literary studies as well as of humanities in general. The original plan to proceed from book to book was abandoned. With respect to the current preferences in schools and universities the six most important books will be available until 2009 at the latest: 3 (teichoscopia, truce, single-combat between Menelaus and Paris), 6 (the episode of Diomedes and Glaucus, Hector in Troy), 9 (overtures to the angry Achilles), 19 (Achilles' reconciliation and return to battle), 22 (Hector's death) and 24 (Hector's body is returned to Priam by Achilles). The authors of the volumes to be published until 2009 are the following: Book 3: Dr. Martha Krieter-Spiro Book 6: Dr. Magdalene Stoevesandt Book 9: Prof. Dr. Joachim Latacz Book 19: Dr. Marina Coray Book 22: Prof. Dr. Robert Plath Book 24: lic. phil. Claude Brügger.
By Joachim Latacz (contributor)

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9783110206180 | Walter De Gruyter Inc, October 31, 2017, cover price $109.00
9783110206142 | Walter De Gruyter Inc, March 31, 2017, cover price $109.00 | About this edition: Since Ameis-Hentze-Cauer (1868-1913) no comprehensive, scholarly commentary of Homer's Iliad has been published in German.

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Product Description: This new edition of the fragmentsand testimonia relating to the 7th century BC poet Archilochus replaces previous editions. It utilizes recently published papyriand inscriptions, and includes a separate set of testimonia for art, performance, and exegesis of Archilochus’ poetry in the archaic and classical periods...read more
By Dirk Obbink (editor)

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9783110207385 | Walter De Gruyter Inc, January 31, 2017, cover price $56.00 | About this edition: This new edition of the fragmentsand testimonia relating to the 7th century BC poet Archilochus replaces previous editions.

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Product Description: A collection of rare texts from Ancient Egypt, newly translated for this essential edition   The fascination that Ancient Egypt holds in our minds has many sources, but at the heart of it lie hieroglyphics. This extraordinary writing system was for many years seen as the ultimate puzzle, before finally being cracked in the 1820s...read more
By Toby Wilkinson (trans)

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9780141395951 | Penguin Classics, January 3, 2017, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: A collection of rare texts from Ancient Egypt, newly translated for this essential edition   The fascination that Ancient Egypt holds in our minds has many sources, but at the heart of it lie hieroglyphics.

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Product Description: Hadewijch, a Flemish beguine, who lived and wrote somewhere in Brabant during the thirteenth century, has brought mystical literature as a whole to its highest point. Hadewijch's teaching is most accessible in her Letters, as there it is cast in a mould that succeeds in touching the senses as well as the mind...read more

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9789042930285 | Peeters Bvba, December 31, 2016, cover price $81.00 | About this edition: Hadewijch, a Flemish beguine, who lived and wrote somewhere in Brabant during the thirteenth century, has brought mystical literature as a whole to its highest point.

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Product Description: A stunning and original interpretation of an ancient system of poetic, religious, and philosophical thoughtBuried in the Egyptian desert some four thousand years ago, the Pyramid Texts are among the world’s oldest poetry. Yet ever since the discovery of these hieroglyphs in 1881, they have been misconstrued by Western Egyptologists as a garbled collection of primitive myths and incantations, relegating to obscurity their radiant fusion of philosophy, scientific inquiry, and religion...read more

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9780374200107 | Reprint edition (Farrar Straus & Giroux, December 8, 2015), cover price $28.00 | About this edition: A stunning and original interpretation of an ancient system of poetic, religious, and philosophical thoughtBuried in the Egyptian desert some four thousand years ago, the Pyramid Texts are among the world’s oldest poetry.
9780415000154, titled "Epidemiology and the Prevention of Mental Disorders" | Routledge, December 1, 1989, cover price $65.00 | also contains Epidemiology and the Prevention of Mental Disorders | About this edition: These essays provide evidence that preventive research in psychiatry is on the upsurge, and they reveal a growing scientific concern with the implications for mental health of contemporary changes in the social environment.

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9780374536541 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, March 28, 2017, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: A stunning and original interpretation of an ancient system of poetic, religious, and philosophical thoughtBuried in the Egyptian desert some four thousand years ago, the Pyramid Texts are among the world’s oldest poetry.

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Product Description: "Tell me, Muse, of the man of many turns, who was driven / far and wide after he had sacked the sacred city of Troy"Twenty years after setting out to fight in the Trojan War, Odysseus is yet to return home to Ithaca. His household is in disarray: a horde of over 100 disorderly and arrogant suitors are vying to claim Odysseus' wife Penelope, and his young son Telemachus is powerless to stop them...read more
By William Allan (introduced by)

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9780199669103 | Oxford Univ Pr, December 1, 2016, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: "Tell me, Muse, of the man of many turns, who was driven / far and wide after he had sacked the sacred city of Troy"Twenty years after setting out to fight in the Trojan War, Odysseus is yet to return home to Ithaca.

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9783110206531 | Walter De Gruyter Inc, October 30, 2016, cover price $140.00

By Joachim Latacz (trans)

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9783110206173 | Walter De Gruyter Inc, October 31, 2017, cover price $42.00
9783110206135 | Walter De Gruyter Inc, March 31, 2017, cover price $42.00
9783110206128 | Walter De Gruyter Inc, October 30, 2016, cover price $56.00
9783110399707 | Walter De Gruyter Inc, January 1, 2016, cover price $56.00

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Product Description: "Vulture in a cage," Solomon Ibn Gabirol's own self-description, is an apt image for a poet who was obsessed with the impediments posed by the body and the material world to the realization of his spiritual ambition of elevating his soul to the empyrean...read more

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9780914671558 | Archipelago Books, October 25, 2016, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: "Vulture in a cage," Solomon Ibn Gabirol's own self-description, is an apt image for a poet who was obsessed with the impediments posed by the body and the material world to the realization of his spiritual ambition of elevating his soul to the empyrean.

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Product Description: Praise for Sun Yung Shin:Finalist for the Believer Poetry Award"[her] work reads like redactions, offering fragments to be explored, investigated and interrogated, making her reader equal partner in the creation of meaning."—Star TribuneSun Yung Shin moves ideas—of identity (Korean, American, adoptee, mother, Catholic, Buddhist) and interest (mythology, science fiction, Sophocles)— around like building blocks, forming and reforming new constructions of what it means to be at home...read more

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9781566894517 | Coffee House Pr, October 11, 2016, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Praise for Sun Yung Shin:Finalist for the Believer Poetry Award"[her] work reads like redactions, offering fragments to be explored, investigated and interrogated, making her reader equal partner in the creation of meaning.

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Product Description: The third-century BC Greek poet Herodas had been all but forgotten until a papyrus of eight of his Mimiambs (plus fragments) turned up in the Egyptian desert at the end of the 19th century. They have since been translated into various modern languages and supplied with scholarly commentaries...read more

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9781350004207, titled "The Mimiambs of Herodas: Translated into an English ‘choliambic’ Metre With Literary-historical Introductions and Notes" | Bloomsbury USA Academic, October 6, 2016, cover price $112.00 | About this edition: The third-century BC Greek poet Herodas had been all but forgotten until a papyrus of eight of his Mimiambs (plus fragments) turned up in the Egyptian desert at the end of the 19th century.

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Product Description: D. M. Spitzer's collection unfolds a poetic engagement with the Greek Odyssey within the framework of the ancient epic: twenty-four books and a well-known and complex narrative architecture. The poems inhabit a range of voices and perspectives drawn from both the world of Homer's Odyssey and from that of the poet-as-reader...read more

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9780990322139 | Etruscan Pr, August 9, 2016, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: D.

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Product Description: AN NPR BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR "These love poems live...in a distant mythic past." ―Nathaniel Popper, The New York Times"A striking debut by Daniel Nadler...tight, haikulike meditations that can be entered at almost any point in the sequence...read more

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9780374182694 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, July 19, 2016, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: AN NPR BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR "These love poems live.

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Product Description: A work of staggering poetic beauty that has inspired the likes of John Ruskin, T. S. Eliot, and Robert Bly, The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam was written in eleventh-century Persia and was largely unknown in the West until it was translated into English by Edward FitzGerald in 1859...read more
By Edward Fitzgerald (trans), Omar Khayyam, Lincoln Perry (illustrator) and Robert D. Richardson (introduced by)

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9781620406564 | Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, June 14, 2016, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: A work of staggering poetic beauty that has inspired the likes of John Ruskin, T.

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Product Description: Juvencus’ Evangeliorum libri IV, or "The Four Books of the Gospels," is a verse rendering of the gospel narrative written ca. 330 CE. Consisting of around 3200 hexameter lines, it is the first of the Latin "Biblical epics" to appear in antiquity, and the first classicizing, hexameter poem on a Christian topic to appear in the western tradition...read more

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9780415635837 | Routledge, May 26, 2016, cover price $125.00 | About this edition: Juvencus’ Evangeliorum libri IV, or "The Four Books of the Gospels," is a verse rendering of the gospel narrative written ca.

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Product Description: Milton stands alongside Shakespeare and the Bible in the power of his verse and its continuing impact. He is one of the great voices of English poetry. Born in 1608, he is best known for his epic Paradise Lost, but most of his writing life was spent composing shorter works...read more
By Samantha Bond (narrator)

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9781522633693 | Mp3 una edition (Naxos Audiobooks Ltd, May 24, 2016), cover price $12.99 | About this edition: Milton stands alongside Shakespeare and the Bible in the power of his verse and its continuing impact.

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Product Description: The Metamorphoses, by Publius Ovidius Naso (43 BCAD 17) has, over the centuries, been the most popular and influential work from our classical tradition. This extraordinary collection of some 250 Greek and Roman myths and folk tales has always been a popular favorite and has decisively shaped western art and literature from the moment it was completed in AD 8...read more
By David Horovitch (narrator)

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9781843796312 | Unabridged edition (Naxos Audio Books, July 3, 2012), cover price $89.98 | About this edition: The Metamorphoses, by Publius Ovidius Naso (43 BCAD 17) has, over the centuries, been the most popular and influential work from our classical tradition.

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Product Description: Ovid’s deliciously clever and exuberant epic, now in a gorgeous new clothbound edition   Ovid’s sensuous and witty poetry brings together a dazzling array of mythological tales, ingeniously linked by the idea of transformation—often as a result of love or lust—where men and women find themselves magically changed into new and sometimes extraordinary beings...read more
By Denis Feeney (introduced by)

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9780141394619 | Penguin Classics, May 17, 2016, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Ovid’s deliciously clever and exuberant epic, now in a gorgeous new clothbound edition   Ovid’s sensuous and witty poetry brings together a dazzling array of mythological tales, ingeniously linked by the idea of transformation—often as a result of love or lust—where men and women find themselves magically changed into new and sometimes extraordinary beings.

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9783110333985 | Walter De Gruyter Inc, February 22, 2016, cover price $84.00

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Product Description: David Lazar extends the language of prose poetry, mixing the classical and the high modern, the song and dance man and the Odyssean. Nothing, he finds, is as far apart as we think, except for the chaos and order, innocence and experience...read more

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9780990322115 | Etruscan Pr, May 10, 2016, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: David Lazar extends the language of prose poetry, mixing the classical and the high modern, the song and dance man and the Odyssean.

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Product Description: Chartres as an intellectual and cultural force in the Renaissance of the twelfth century has engaged the attention of critics and scholars from R. L. Poole through Gilson, Curtius, and Huizinga to, most recently, Peter Dronke. Its importance as a poetic tradition is now reviewed by Winthrop Wetherbee, first as it developed at Chartres, then as it influenced later poetry, French as well as Latin...read more

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9780691646763 | Princeton Univ Pr, April 19, 2016, cover price $107.50 | About this edition: Chartres as an intellectual and cultural force in the Renaissance of the twelfth century has engaged the attention of critics and scholars from R.

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9780691619903 | Princeton Univ Pr, March 8, 2015, cover price $42.95 | About this edition: Chartres as an intellectual and cultural force in the Renaissance of the twelfth century has engaged the attention of critics and scholars from R.

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Product Description: Florence Verducci challenges the presuppositions and expectations that have led to embarrassed censure of the wit and comic irreverence that Ovid wove into these dramatic monologues, addressed by his heroines to absent lovers.Originally published in 1986...read more

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9780691639291, titled "Ovid's Toyshop of the Heart: "Epistulae Heroidum"" | Princeton Univ Pr, April 19, 2016, cover price $112.50 | About this edition: Florence Verducci challenges the presuppositions and expectations that have led to embarrassed censure of the wit and comic irreverence that Ovid wove into these dramatic monologues, addressed by his heroines to absent lovers.
9780691066387 | Princeton Univ Pr, January 1, 1986, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Florence Verducci challenges the presuppositions and expectations that have led to embarrassed censure of the wit and comic irreverence that Ovid wove into these dramatic monologues, addressed by his heroines to absent lovers.

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9780691611280 | Princeton Univ Pr, July 14, 2014, cover price $44.95 | About this edition: Florence Verducci challenges the presuppositions and expectations that have led to embarrassed censure of the wit and comic irreverence that Ovid wove into these dramatic monologues, addressed by his heroines to absent lovers.

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Product Description: In a fresh interpretation of Lucretius's On the Nature of Things, Charles Segal reveals this great poetical account of Epicurean philosophy as an important and profound document for the history of Western attitudes toward death. He shows that this poem, aimed at promoting spiritual tranquillity, confronts two anxieties about death not addressed in Epicurus's abstract treatment--the fear of the process of dying and the fear of nothingness...read more

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9780691631479 | Princeton Univ Pr, April 19, 2016, cover price $102.50 | About this edition: In a fresh interpretation of Lucretius's On the Nature of Things, Charles Segal reveals this great poetical account of Epicurean philosophy as an important and profound document for the history of Western attitudes toward death.
9780691068268 | Princeton Univ Pr, October 1, 1990, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: In a fresh interpretation of Lucretius's On the Nature of Things, Charles Segal reveals this great poetical account of Epicurean philosophy as an important and profound document for the history of Western attitudes toward death.

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9780691601878 | Princeton Univ Pr, July 14, 2014, cover price $40.95 | About this edition: In a fresh interpretation of Lucretius's On the Nature of Things, Charles Segal reveals this great poetical account of Epicurean philosophy as an important and profound document for the history of Western attitudes toward death.

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Product Description: Dalla fuga dall'isola incantata di Calipso fino al commovente arrivo a Itaca e alla sanguinosa strage dei Proci, la vicenda narrata nell'Odissea è certo il più famoso viaggio della storia della letteratura. È divenuto ormai l'archetipo universale della scoperta e del ritorno alle origini...read more

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9781532920837 | Createspace Independent Pub, April 25, 2016, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Dalla fuga dall'isola incantata di Calipso fino al commovente arrivo a Itaca e alla sanguinosa strage dei Proci, la vicenda narrata nell'Odissea è certo il più famoso viaggio della storia della letteratura.
9781500335489 | Createspace Independent Pub, June 27, 2014, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: L'Odissea è uno dei due grandi poemi epici greci attribuiti all'opera del poeta Omero.

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Product Description: L'Iliade narra i cinquantun giorni della guerra degli Achei contro Troia: l'ira di Achille, l'eroe quasi invincibile; l'esercito acheo e il capo della spedizione Agamennone, reo di aver sottratto al pelide la schiava Briseide; il funerale di Ettore, l'eroe troppo umano; l'esercito troiano sconfitto dall'astuzia di Ulisse...read more
By Vincenzo Monti (trans)

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9781532921032 | Createspace Independent Pub, April 25, 2016, cover price $20.99 | About this edition: L'Iliade narra i cinquantun giorni della guerra degli Achei contro Troia: l'ira di Achille, l'eroe quasi invincibile; l'esercito acheo e il capo della spedizione Agamennone, reo di aver sottratto al pelide la schiava Briseide; il funerale di Ettore, l'eroe troppo umano; l'esercito troiano sconfitto dall'astuzia di Ulisse.

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