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Aeschylus: Suppliant Women

Aeschylus: Suppliant Women

A. J. Bowen

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781908343789
eISBN:
9781800342873
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781908343789.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Aeschylus starts his tetralogy boldly, making the Danaids themselves prologue, chorus and protagonist. Guided by their father Danaus, these girls have fled from Egypt, where their cousins want to ... More

Aeschylus' SupplicesPlay and Trilogy (second edition)

Aeschylus' Supplices: Play and Trilogy (second edition)

A. F. Garvie

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781904675365
eISBN:
9781781387146
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781904675365.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book's first appearance (1969) was a full response to the publication (in 1952) of a papyrus fragment from Oxyrhynchus which indicated a late production date (in the 460s bc) for Aeschylus' ... More

Appian: Wars of the Romans in Iberia

Appian: Wars of the Romans in Iberia

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856687198
eISBN:
9781800342880
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856687198.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Appian wrote his Roman history in the second century AD as a series of books arranged geographically to chronicle the rise of the Roman Empire. His Iberike, of which this is the first translation ... More

Aristophanes: Ecclesiazusae

Aristophanes: Ecclesiazusae

Alan H. Sommerstein (ed.)

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856687075
eISBN:
9781800342903
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856687075.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Ecclesiazusae, probably produced in 391 BC, is at once a typically Aristophanic fantasy of gender inversion, obscenity and farce, the earliest surviving work in the western Utopian tradition, and the ... More

Aristophanes: Knights

Aristophanes: Knights

Alan H. Sommerstein (ed.)

Published in print:
1981
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856681776
eISBN:
9781800342910
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856681776.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Knights was the first play to be produced by Aristophanes on his own behalf. In it, he launched a violent attack on Cleon, the leading politician of the day, on the whole style of leadership that he ... More

Aristophanes: Wasps

Aristophanes: Wasps

Alan H. Sommerstein (ed.)

Published in print:
1983
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856682124
eISBN:
9781800342927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856682124.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Wasps was first produced at the Lenaea festival of 422 BC. The play is at once a political satire and also, like Clouds and the lost Banqueters, a comedy on the theme of the conflict of generations. ... More

Aristotle: On Sleep and Dreams

Aristotle: On Sleep and Dreams

David Gallop

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856686740
eISBN:
9781800342934
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856686740.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This work is designed to make Aristotle's three essays on sleep and dreams (De Somno et Vigilia, De Insomniis and De Divinatione per Somnum) accessible in translation to modern readers, and to ... More

Augustine: De Civitate Dei The City of God Book V

Augustine: De Civitate Dei The City of God Book V

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856687983
eISBN:
9781800342965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856687983.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This edition of St. Augustine's The City of God (De Civitate Dei) is the only one in English to provide a text and translation as well as a detailed commentary of this most influential document in ... More

Augustine: De Civitate Dei The City of God Book X

Augustine: De Civitate Dei The City of God Book X

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856688492
eISBN:
9781800342972
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856688492.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This edition of St. Augustine's The City of God (De Civitate Dei) is the only one in English to provide a text and translation as well as a detailed commentary of this most influential document in ... More

Augustine: De Civitate Dei The City of God Books I and XII

Augustine: De Civitate Dei The City of God Books I and XII

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856687525
eISBN:
9781800342989
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856687525.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This edition of Books I & II of St. Augustine's The City of God (De Civitate Dei) is the only edition in English to provide a text and translation as well as a detailed commentary of this most ... More

Augustine: De Civitate Dei The City of God Books VI and VII

Augustine: De Civitate Dei The City of God Books VI and VII

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856688782
eISBN:
9781800343009
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856688782.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This edition of St. Augustine's The City of God (De Civitate Dei) is the only one in English to provide a text and translation as well as a detailed commentary of this most influential document in ... More

Augustine: De Civitate Dei The City of God Books VIII and IX

Augustine: De Civitate Dei The City of God Books VIII and IX

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856688546
eISBN:
9781800343016
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856688546.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This edition of St. Augustine's The City of God (De Civitate Dei) is the only one in English to provide a text and translation as well as a detailed commentary of this most influential document in ... More

Augustine: De Civitate Dei The City of God Books XI and XII

Augustine: De Civitate Dei The City of God Books XI and XII

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856688720
eISBN:
9781800343023
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856688720.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

In books I–V of De Civitate Dei, St. Augustine rejects the claim that worship of the pagan gods had brought success in this life, and in books VI–X, the prospect of a happy afterlife. In books ... More

Augustine: The Confessions

Augustine: The Confessions

Gillian Clark

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781904675402
eISBN:
9781781385371
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781904675402.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This short book sets the Confessions of Augustine in the social and intellectual context of late antiquity in the late fourth and early fifth centuries. Part 1 explores the world in which Augustine ... More

Cicero: On Fate& Boethius: The Consolation of Philosophy IV.5-7 and V

Cicero: On Fate: & Boethius: The Consolation of Philosophy IV.5-7 and V

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856684760
eISBN:
9781800343047
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856684760.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

Cicero and Boethius did more than anyone else to transmit the insights of Greek philosophy to the Latin culture of Western Europe, which has played so influential a part in our civilisation to this ... More

Cicero: Tusculan Disputations II and V

Cicero: Tusculan Disputations II and V

A. E. Douglas

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856684333
eISBN:
9781800343078
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856684333.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

The Fifth Tusculan Disputation is the finest of the five books, its nearest rival being the First. The middle three books, represented in this edition by the Second, are, as the author clearly ... More

Cicero: Verrines II.I

Cicero: Verrines II.I

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856682537
eISBN:
9781800343085
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856682537.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Cicero's first major triumph was the prosecution of Caius Verres for misgovernment in Sicily. Cicero's speech was given in the second part of the trial and shows the development of Cicero's rhetoric. ... More

De Civitate Dei Books III and IV

De Civitate Dei Books III and IV

Augustine

P.G. Walsh (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856687594
eISBN:
9781800342996
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856687594.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This edition of St. Augustine's The City of God (De Civitate Dei) is the only one in English to provide a text and translation as well as a detailed commentary of this most influential document in ... More

De Rerum Natura IV

De Rerum Natura IV

J. Godwin

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856683084
eISBN:
9781800343115
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856683084.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Book IV of Lucretius' great philosophical poem deals mainly with the psychology of sensation and thought. The heart of this book is a new text, incorporating the latest scholarship on the text of ... More

Euripides: Cyclops& Major Fragments of Greek Satyric Drama

Euripides: Cyclops: & Major Fragments of Greek Satyric Drama

Patrick O'Sullivan and C. Collard (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781908343352
eISBN:
9781800342682
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781908343352.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Satyric is the most thinly attested genre of Greek drama, but it appears to have been the oldest and, according to Aristotle, formative for tragedy. By the 5th century BC at Athens, it shared most of ... More

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