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Homer: A Very Short Introduction

£7.99

Barbara Graziosi

9780199589944
Paperback
March 2019

Very Short Introductions

The Iliad and the Odyssey are the cornerstones of Western literature, inspiring artists, writers, philosophers, musicians, playwrights, and film-makers throughout history. Barbara Graziosi introduces Homer's key works and discusses the main literary, historical, and archaeological issues at the heart of Homeric studies.

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The Jewish War

£10.99

Josephus, Martin Hammond, Martin Goodman

9780199646029
Paperback
February 2017

Oxford World's Classics

In AD 70 the city of Jerusalem was destroyed by Roman forces after a 6 month siege, the world-famous temple burnt to the ground. This was the disastrous outcome of a Jewish revolt against Roman domination beginning in AD 66 with high hopes and early success, but soon became mired in factional conflict, at its most extreme within Jerusalem itself.

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Oedipus the King and Other Tragedies: Oedipus the King, Aias, Philoctetes, Oedipus at Colonus

£8.99

Sophocles, Oliver Taplin

9780192806857
Paperback
March 2016

Oxford World's Classics

This original and distinctive verse translation of four of Sophocles' plays conveys the vitality of his poetry and the vigour of the plays as performed showpieces, encouraging the reader to relish the sound of the spoken verse and the potential for song within the lyrics.

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Scribes and Scholars: A Guide to the Transmission of Greek and Latin Literature

Fourth Edition

£35.99

L. D. Reynolds, N. G. Wilson

9780199686339
Paperback
December 2013

It explores how the texts from classical Greece and Rome have survived and gives an account of the reasons why it was thought worthwhile to preserve them for future generations. In this 4th edition adjustments have been made to the text and the notes have been revised in order to take account of advances in scholarship over the last twenty years.

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The Satyricon

£8.99

Petronius, P. G. Walsh

9780199539215
Paperback
March 2009

Oxford World's Classics

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Classical Literary Criticism

£8.99

D. A. Russell, Michael Winterbottom

9780199549818
Paperback
July 2008

Oxford World's Classics

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