Cornell Studies in Classical Philology

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  1. The Life of Alcibiades
    This biography of Alcibiades, the charismatic Athenian statesman and general (c. 450–404 BC) who achieved both renown and infamy during the Peloponnesian War, is both an extraordinary adventure story and a cautionary tale that... Learn More
    Published: 15th October 2019
    Hardback | £24.99
  2. The Mind of Thucydides
    Paperback | £16.99
  3. Euripides' Revolution under Cover
    In this provocative book, Pietro Pucci explores what he sees as Euripides's revolutionary literary art. While scholars have long pointed to subversive elements in Euripides’s plays, Pucci goes a step further in identifying a... Learn More
    Published: 21st March 2016
    Hardback | £52.00
  4. The Space That Remains
    Aaron Pelttari offers the first systematic study of fourth-century Roman poets in a quarter century, giving equal attention to both Christian and Pagan poetry while also taking seriously the issue of...... Learn More
    Published: 8th September 2014
    Hardback | £43.00
  5. The Mind of Thucydides
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  6. The Origin of Sin

    The Origin of Sin

    An English Translation of the "Hamartigenia"

    Written by Prudentius, Edited and translated by and Translated by Martha A. Malamud

    Series Cornell Studies in Classical Philology

    Cornell University Press

    The first English translation in more than 40 years of Prudentius's "Hamartigenia," which considers the origin of sin in the universe and its consequences, culminating with a vision of judgment day.... Learn More
    Published: 27th October 2011
    Hardback | £82.00
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  7. On Greek Religion
    A provocative and wide-ranging entrée into the world of ancient Greek religion.... Learn More
    Published: 10th February 2011
    Hardback | £78.00
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  8. Seneca's Hercules Furens
    John G. Fitch's new Latin text of Seneca's play, Hercules Furens, is based on a collation of the chief manuscripts, including the Paris manuscript T.... Learn More
    Published: 18th September 2009
    Paperback | £43.00
  9. The Care of the Dead in Late Antiquity
    In this provocative book Éric Rebillard challenges many long-held assumptions about early Christian burial customs. For decades scholars of early Christianity have argued that the Church owned and operated burial grounds for... Learn More
    Published: 21st May 2009
    Hardback | £55.00
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  10. The Mourning Voice
    Loraux presents a radical challenge to what has become the dominant view of tragedy in recent years: that tragedy is primarily a civic phenomenon.... Learn More
    Published: 19th April 2002
    Hardback | £55.00
  11. Platonic Ethics, Old and New
    Julia Annas here offers a fundamental reexamination of Plato's ethical thought by investigating the Middle Platonist perspective, which emerged at the end of Plato's own school, the...... Learn More
    Published: 23rd December 1998
    Hardback | £43.00
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  12. Ammianus Marcellinus and the Representation of Historical Reality
    Barnes explores the historian's biases and personal prejudices, documenting seemingly intentional distortions and demonstrating that Ammianus advanced a pessimistic and anti-Christian interpretation of the Roman Empire.... Learn More
    Published: 24th September 1998
    Hardback | £80.00
  13. Animal Minds and Human Morals
    Sorabji surveys a vast range of Greek philosophical texts and considers how classical discussions of animals' capacities intersect with central questions, not only in ethics but in the definition of human rationality as...... Learn More
    Published: 9th December 1993
    Hardback | £43.00
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  14. Hesiod and Aeschylus

    Hesiod and Aeschylus

    Written by Friedrich Solmsen, Foreword by G. M. Kirkwood

    Series Cornell Studies in Classical Philology

    Cornell University Press

    This book, first published in 1949, has long been recognized as the standard work on Hesiod's influence on other Athenian poets, particularly...... Learn More
    Published: 5th October 1995
    Paperback | £26.99
  15. Culture and National Identity in Republican Rome
    A compelling account of the assimilation and adaptation of Greek culture by the Romans during the middle and later Republic.... Learn More
    Published: 28th September 1995
    Paperback | £33.00
  16. A Study of Sophoclean Drama
    This book shows how Sophocles' method of presenting character, his unique handling of myth, his predilection for presenting ideas by comparison and contrast, and his principles of structure are so closely related that they serve... Learn More
    Published: 22nd November 1994
    Paperback | £28.99