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Estate Management and Symposium


Xenophon, Emily Baragwanath, Anthony Verity

28 April 2022

Oxford World's Classics

Xenophon recounted several Socratic dialogues which included his Symposium and Oeconomicus and both are concerned with Athenian private life. They are literary creations that reveal Xenophon as a skilled literary artist, an innovative thinker, and far from merely reflecting the conventional thinking of the world around him.

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Antigone and other Tragedies: Antigone, Deianeira, Electra


Sophocles, Oliver Taplin

28 October 2021

Oxford World's Classics

These original and distinctive verse translations convey the vitality of Sophocles' poetry and the vigour of the plays in performance, doing justice to both the sound of the poetry and the theatricality of the tragedies.

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Lucian, True History: Introduction, Text, Translation, and Commentary


Diskin Clay, James H. Brusuelas

29 July 2021

This textbook for undergraduate and graduate students provides a lively and accessible translation of Lucian's True History. It is accompanied by an extensive commentary, which explains historical references and offers help translating difficult words and phrases.

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Horace's Odes


Richard Tarrant

16 October 2020

Oxford Approaches to Classical Literature

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Sophocles' Electra


Hanna M. Roisman

23 April 2020

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Sophocles: Oedipus the King: A New Verse Translation


David Kovacs

23 April 2020

Sophocles' great masterpiece, Oedipus the King, is here translated into highly-polished English verse alongside an introduction and notes to the translation which seek to make his achievements in both plot and language accessible to students at graduate, undergraduate, and secondary school level.

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Homer: A Very Short Introduction


Barbara Graziosi

28 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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Homer, Odyssey I: Edited with an Introduction, Translation, Commentary, and Glossary


Simon Pulleyn

20 November 2018

Offering the first full-length commentary on Odyssey I in English since the 1980s, this new edition with facing translation aims to offer students an accessible yet authoritative introduction to the history and style of Homeric epic alongside detailed philological and linguistic analysis that will be of equal use to advanced scholars.

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The Jewish War


Josephus, Martin Hammond, Martin Goodman

23 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


Sophocles, Oliver Taplin

10 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


L. D. Reynolds, N. G. Wilson

05 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


Petronius, P. G. Walsh

26 March 2009

Oxford World's Classics

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Classical Literary Criticism


D. A. Russell, Michael Winterbottom

10 July 2008

Oxford World's Classics

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