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How Dead Languages Work

How Dead Languages Work

Coulter H. George

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198852827
eISBN:
9780191887116
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852827.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

What could a Greek poet or Roman historian say in their language that’s lost in translation? After all, different languages have different personalities, and this is especially clear with languages ... More

Mapping the AfterlifeFrom Homer to Dante

Mapping the Afterlife: From Homer to Dante

Emma Gee

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190670481
eISBN:
9780190670511
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190670481.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This book is a tour of afterlife landscapes from Homer to Dante. It argues that the topography of the afterlife in Greek and Roman tradition, and in Dante, reflects the state of “scientific” ... More

ParacomedyAppropriations of Comedy in Greek Tragedy

Paracomedy: Appropriations of Comedy in Greek Tragedy

Craig Jendza

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190090937
eISBN:
9780190090968
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190090937.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Paracomedy: Appropriations of Comedy in Greek Tragedy is the first book that examines how ancient Greek tragedy engages with the genre of comedy. While scholars frequently study paratragedy (how ... More

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