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Vanishing acts on ancient Greek amulets : from oral performance to visual design
Faraone, Christopher A., author
London : Institute of Classical Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London, 2012
Preface -- Abbreviations -- List of figures -- Introduction: oral performance and epigraphic habit -- Fever: palindromes, confrontation and containment -- Bleeding: the evolution of a vox magica -- Headache and sore throat: vanishing acts as expulsion rituals -- Conclusions: a tentative history of disappearing speech-acts -- Bibliography -- Appendix: Survey of wing- and heart-shaped names in magical texts: Amulets ; Non-amuletic magic -- Indexes: Subject index ; Magical texts and gems ; Index of foreign words ; Index locorum.
Baker Berry PA25 .L8 Suppl.115

Wisdom and folly in Euripides
edited by Poulheria Kyriakou and Antonios Rengakos
Berlin ; Walter de Gruyter GmbH, [2016]
Part I: General. Luigi Battezzato: Euripides the antiquarian -- Martin Hose: Euripides-poet of irritations -- G.O. Hutchinson: Gods wise and foolish: Euripides and greek literature from Homer to Plutarch -- Maria Serena Mirto: "Rightly does Aphrodite's name begin with aphrosune": Gods and men in wisdom and folly -- Ruth Scodel: Wisdom from slaves -- Part II: Individual plays. Laura McClure: Hearth and home in Euripides' Alcestis -- John Gibert: The wisdom of Jason -- Justina Gregory: The education of Hippolytus -- Poulheria Kyriakou: Wisdom, nobility, and families in Andromache -- Katerina Synodinou: Wisdom through experience: Theseus and Adrastus in Euripides' Suppliant Women -- Andrea Rodighiero: "Sail with your fortune": wisdom and defeat in Euripides' Trojan Women -- Matthew Wright: The significance of numbers in Trojan Women -- Andreas Markantonatos: The Delphic school of government: Apollonian wisdom and Athenian folly in Euripides' Ion -- David Konstan: Did Orestes have a conscience? another look at Sunesis in Euripides' Orestes -- Anna Lamari: Madness narrative in Euripides' Bacchae -- Seth L. Schein: The language of wisdom in Sophokles' Philoktetes and Euripides' Bacchae -- Bernd Seidensticker: The figure of Teiresias in Euripides' Bacchae -- Davide Susanetti: The Bacchae: manipulation and destruction -- P. J. Finglass: Mistaken identity in Euripides' Ino -- Part III: Reception. David Sansone: Whatever happened to Euripides' Lekythion (Frogs 1198-1247)? -- Thalia Papadopoulou: Euripidean frenzy goes to Rome: the case of Roman comedy and novel -- Barbara Goff: The leopard-skin of Heracles: traditional wisdom and untraditional madness in a Ghanaian Alcestis -- Michalis Tiverios: New evidence for Euripides' (?) Alkmene: another look at a South Italian vase-painting -- List of contributors -- Publications by Daniel Iakov.

"The volume throws fresh light on a major polarity in Euripidean drama, including its roots in the tradition and its reception in vase-painting and literature. Virtually all Euripidean characters are subject to folly and claim some measure of wisdom. Leading international scholars discuss the polarity and the plays' ambiguities from various angles and theoretical perspectives, offering trenchant insights into moral, social and historical issues."--
Baker Berry PA3978 .W558 2016

Helenae encomium
Gorgias. Gorgiae Leontini in Helenam laudatio / Petrus Bembus ; edidit Francesco Donadi ; glossariolum graeco-latinum adiunxit Antonia Marchiori
Berlin : De Gruyter, [2016]
Baker Berry PA3998.G6 H45165 2016

Poetry underpinning power : Vergil's Aeneid : the epic for Emperor Augustus : a recovery study
Stahl, Hans-Peter
Swansea : The Classical Press of Wales, 2015
Baker Berry PA6825 .S76 2015

Introduction aux dialectes grecs anciens : problemes et methodes recueil de textes traduits
Duhoux, Yves
Louvain : Peeters, 1983
Baker Berry PA502.D84 1983

Linguistic interaction in Roman comedy
Barrios-Lech, Peter, 1977-
Cambridge ; Cambridge University Press, 2016
1. Introduction -- Part I. How to Command and Request in Early Latin: 2. Introducing Latin commands and requests, or directives; 3. Fac, facito ("do." "you shall do"): the present and future imperative; 4. Facias, faciamus ("do," "let us do"): jussive and horatory subjenctives; 5. e facias, ne fac, noli facere, and other Latin prohibitions; 6. Quin facis? ("Why don't you do?"): Latin "question requests; 7. Aequom est te facere ("It's right thta you do") and other Latin impersonal requests; 8. Potin t facias? and volo ut facias: possibility and violation; Summary of Part I -- Part II. How to Say "Please" In Early Latin, and More: Exploring Parenthetical Particles: 9. "Fac amabo": how to soften a command; 10. "Quin fac!" how to strengthen a command; 11. Pluet cras, ut opinor": how to soften a statement in Latin -- Part III. How to Greet and Gain Attention, and When to Interrupt: Exploring Dialogue Signals in Early Latin: 12. Interruptions and attention-getters; 13. Conventional openings and closings to Roman drama; Conclusions to part I-III -- Part IV: The Language of Friendship, the Language of Domination: Introduction to Part IV; 14. Friendly talk; 15. Talk between masters and slaves -- Part V. Role Shifts, Speech Shifts: 16. Trading roles, reading soeech in Captivi; 17. Changing speech patterns in Terentian comedy: Eunuch and Adelphoe -- Appendices: 1. Speech and character types in Roman comedy; 2. About the directive database; 3. Politeness phenomena in Roman comedy.

"This book presents a comprehensive account of features of Latin that emerge from dialogue: commands and requests, command softeners and strengtheners, statement hedges, interruptions, attention-getters, greetings and closings. In analyzing these features, Peter Barrios-Lech employs a quantitative method and draws on all the data from Roman comedy and the fragments of Latin drama. In the first three parts, on commands and requests, particles, attention-getters and interruptions, the driving questions are firstly - what leads the speaker to choose one form over another? And secondly - how do the playwrights use these features to characterize on the linguistic level? Part IV analyzes dialogues among equals and slave speech, and employs data-driven analyses to show how speakers enact roles and construct relationships with each other through conversation. The book will be important to all scholars of Latin, and especially to scholars of Roman drama"--
Baker Berry PA6069 .B37 2016

Rethinking Roman alliance : a study in poetics and society
Gladhill, Bill
Cambridge, United Kingdom : Cambridge University Press, 2016
Introduction: approaching ritual alliance -- A prolegomenon to ritual alliance -- Atomizing ritual alliance -- Star wars in Manilius' Astronomica -- Ritual alliance in Vergil's Aeneid -- Ritual alliance in Lucan's Bellum Civile.

"In this book, Bill Gladhill studies one of the most versatile concepts in Roman society, the ritual event that concluded an alliance, a foedus (ritual alliance). Foedus signifies the bonds between nations, men, men and women, friends, humans and gods, gods and goddesses, and the mass of matter that gives shape to the universe. From private and civic life to cosmology, Roman authors, time and time again, utilized the idea of ritual alliance to construct their narratives about Rome. To put it succinctly, Roman civilization in its broadest terms was conditioned on ritual alliance. Yet, lurking behind every Roman relationship, in the shadows of Roman social and international relations, in the dark recesses of cosmic law, were the breakdown and violation of ritual alliance and the release of social pollution. Rethinking Roman Alliance investigates Roman culture and society through the lens of foedus and its consequences"--
Baker Berry PA6047 .G533 2016

Vernacular traditions of Boethius's De consolatione philosophiae
edited by Noel Harold Kaylor, Jr. and Philip Edward Phillips
Kalamazoo, Michigan : Medieval Institute Publications, Western Michigan University, [2016]
Preface and acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Boethius: last of the Romans, first of the Scholastics. Boethius: last of the Romans / John Magee -- Boethius: first of the Scholastics / Peter King -- The Dutch, Italian, Polish, Greek, Hebrew, and Korean traditions. The Dutch translations of Boethius's De consolatione philosophiae / Jefferey H. Taylor -- The reception and adaptation of Boethius's De consolatione philosophiae in northern Italy: an unedited fourteenth-century version / Serena Lunardi -- Early Polish echoes and translations of Boethius's De consolatione philosophiae / Władysław Witalisz -- Maximos Planudes and his ¹??? ¹????????? ??? ??????????: Boethius's De consolatione philosophiae translated into Greek / Leslie A. Taylor -- The Hebrew translations of Boethius's De consolatione philosophiae / Marina l. Gorlach, Jefferey H. Taylor, and Leslie A. Taylor -- Korean translations of Boethius's De consolatione philosophiae / Ji-soo Kang -- The German tradition. The German translations of Boethius's De consolatione philosophiae: An inventory of translations with extracts from the texts / Christine Hehle and Noel Harold Kaylor, Jr. -- The English tradition. The English tradition of Boethius's De consolatione philosophiae: with a checklist of translations / Philip Edward Phillips -- Scribal interpretations of genre in the Old English Boethius / Jonathan Davis-Secord -- Authorial self-identification in the acrostics of Walton's Boethius and the question of John Bonejohn / Ian Johnson -- An edition of an English manuscript: Boethius's Comforts and consolations of philosophy by Henry Somerset, Duke of Beaufort (1693), British Library, MS Additional 40693b / Introduced and edited by Kenneth Hawley.

"This collection critically examines translations of Boethius's Consolatio not only into English and German but also into Dutch, Italian, Polish, Hebrew, and Greek. It breaks new ground by expanding the range of vernacular translations considered and by presenting a diplomatic edition of the 1693 translation by Henry Somerset, Duke of Beaufort."--
Baker Berry PA6231.C8 V47 2016

An introduction to the composition and analysis of Greek prose
Dickey, Eleanor
Cambridge, United Kingdom : Cambridge University Press, 2016
Machine generated contents note: Preface; Bibliography; Accentuation; 1. Articles; 2. Modifiers; 3. Tenses, voices, and agreement; 4. Cases; 5. Participles; 6. The structure of a Greek sentence: word order and connection; Review exercises; 7. Conditional, concessive, and potential clauses; 8. Relative clauses; 9. Pronouns; 10. Indirect statement; 11. Questions; Review exercises; 12. Purpose, fear, and effort; 13. Cause, result, and 'on condition that'; 14. Comparison and negatives; 15. Commands, wishes, and prevention; 16. Temporal clauses; Review exercises; 17. Impersonal constructions and verbal adjectives; 18. Oratio obliqua; 19. Summary; 20. Consolidation; Appendices: A. Errors in Smyth's Grammar; B. English tenses and their Greek equivalents (indicative only); C. Hints for analysing Greek sentences; D. English conditional clauses; E. A selection of terminologies for describing Greek conditional sentences; F. Short, easily confused words; G. Partial answer key; H. The next step: prose composition as an art form; Principal parts; Vocabulary; Index to vocabulary.

"Why learn to write in a dead language? Because a really good understanding of a language can only be attained by using it actively. Unlike earlier textbooks aimed at schoolboys, this work addresses modern adults who want to understand concepts fully as they learn. Drawing on recent scholarship where appropriate and assuming no prior background except some reading knowledge of Greek, the course combines a structured review of paradigms and vocabulary with clear and comprehensive explanations of the rules of Greek syntax. Large numbers of exercises are provided, both with and without key: a complete set of cumulative exercises and another set of non-cumulative exercises for those who prefer to dip into specific sections. The exercises include, as well as English sentences and paragraphs for translation, Greek sentences and passages for translation, analysis, and manipulation. A full English-Greek vocabulary and list of principal parts are included"--
Baker Berry PA258 .D54 2016

Oscan in the Greek alphabet
Zair, Nicholas, 1982-
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2016
1. Introduction -- 2. Vowels -- 3. Consonants -- 4. Influence from the Oscan alphabet -- 5. Conclusions -- 6. Oscan words discussed in this book.

"Oscan was spoken in Southern Italy in the second half of the first millennium BC. Here, for the first time, all the evidence for the spelling of Oscan in the Greek alphabet is collected and examined. Understanding the orthography of these inscriptions has far-reaching implications for the historical phonology and morphology of Oscan and the Italic languages (for example providing unique evidence for the reconstruction of the genitive plural). A striking discovery is the lack of a standardised orthography for Oscan in the Greek alphabet, which seriously problematises attempts to date inscriptions by assuming the consistent chronological development of spelling features. There are also intriguing insights into the linguistic situation in South Italy. Rather than a separate community of Oscan-speakers who had adopted and subsequently adapted the Greek alphabet in isolation, we should posit groups who were in touch with contemporary developments in Greek orthography due to widespread Greek-Oscan bilingualism"--
Baker Berry PA2457 .Z35 2016

Latin literature and its transmission : papers in honour of Michael Reeve
edited by Richard Hunter and S.P. Oakley
Cambridge, United Kingdom : Cambridge University Press, 2016
Jupiter the antiquarian : the name of Iulus (Virgil, Aeneid I.267-8) / Alessandro Barchiesi -- Neglected and unnoticed additions in the text of three speeches of Cicero (in Verrem II. 5, Pro murena, pro milone) / D.H. Berry -- Some problems in the text and transmission of Lucretius / David Butterfield -- On the text of the aeneid : an editor's experience / Gian Biago Conte -- Overlooked manuscript evidence for interpolations in Lucretius? the rubricated lines / Marcus Deufert -- Aliquid putare nugas : literary filiation, critical communities and reader-response in Catullus / Monica R. Gale -- Dogs, snakes and heroes : hybridism and polemic in Lucretius' de rerum natura / Emma Gee -- Authenticity and other textual problems in heroides 16 / S.J. Heyworth -- Maritime Maro : Virgil's fourth eclogue in Renaissance Venice / L.B.T. Houghton -- Illa domus, illa mihi sedes : on the interpretation of Catullus 68 / Matthew Leigh -- Acidalius on Tacitus / S.J.V. Malloch -- On the good ship ingenium : Tristia I.10 / Llewelyn Morgan -- The editio princeps of Priscian's periegesis and its relatives / S.P. Oakley -- A new critical edition of Horace / Richard Tarrant.

This is a series of innovative studies in the textual and literary criticism of Latin literature, exploring how these two branches of the discipline are mutually supportive. The contributors include many leading scholars in the field. Individual essays are devoted to Catullus, Cicero, Horace, Lucretius, Ovid, Tacitus and Virgil, and there are also essays on the Renaissance reception of Virgil and on principles of editorial practice. The collection celebrates the extraordinary contribution which Michael Reeve has made and continues to make to Latin studies.
Baker Berry PA6004 .L28 2016

Tragische Schuld : philosophische Perspektiven zur Schuldfrage in der griechischen Tragödie
Gerhartz, Ingo Werner, 1979-
Freiburg : Verlag Karl Alber, [2016]
Baker Berry PA3136 .G47 2016

Theogony ; and, Works and days
Oxford ; Oxford University Press, [2008]
Baker Berry PA4010.E5 T5 2008

Sophocles, author
London : Oberon Books, [2015]
"When her dead brother is decreed a traitor, his body left unburied beyond the city walls, Antigone refuses to accept this most severe of punishments. Defying her uncle who governs, she dares to say 'No'. Forging ahead with a funeral alone, she places personal allegiance before politics, a tenacious act that will trigger a cycle of destruction."--Back cover.
Baker Berry PA4414.A7 C37 2015b

Flavii Philostrati Vitas sophistarum. Ad quas accedunt Polemonis Laodicensis Declamationes quae exstant duae
recognovit brevique adnotatione critica instruxit Rudolf S. Stefec
Oxonii [Oxford, England] : E Typographeo Clarendoniano ; 2016
Baker Berry PA4272 .A6 2016

Acts of compassion in Greek tragic drama
Johnson, James F. 1946- author
Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, 2016
Homer and archaic Greece -- Fifth-century Athens -- Aischylos -- Euripides -- Sophokles.
Baker Berry PA3136 .J64 2016

Classics renewed : reception and innovation in the Latin poetry of Late Antiquity
Scott McGill, Joseph Pucci (eds.)
Heidelberg : Universitätsverlag Winter, [2016]
Baker Berry PA6051 .C53 2016

Between city and school : selected orations of Libanius
Libanius, author
Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2015
Oration 61 (358 CE), Monody for Nicomedia -- Oration 37 (afger 365), To Polycles -- Oration 40 (366), To Eumolpius -- Oration 55 (early), To Anaxentius -- Oration 53 (380-384), On the invitations to banquets -- Oration 41 (382-387), To Timocrates -- Oration 39 (before 384), Consolation to Antiochus -- Oration 35 (388), To those who do not speak -- Oration 51 (388), To the emperor, against those who besiege the governors -- Oration 52 (388), To the emperor, proposal of a law against those who visit the headquarters of officials -- Oration 63 (388-389), For Olympius -- Oration 38 (after 388), Against Silvanus.
Baker Berry PA4227 .E6 2015

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