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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

Antichrist

Antichrist

Amy Simmons

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906733414
eISBN:
9781800342019
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906733414.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Written and directed by Lars von Trier, one of the most influential and provocative filmmakers working today, Antichrist (2009), tells a story of parental loss, mourning and despair that result from ... 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

Arthur SzykArtist, Jew, Pole

Arthur Szyk: Artist, Jew, Pole

Joseph P. Ansell

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774945
eISBN:
9781789623314
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774945.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Artist and illustrator Arthur Szyk was a Polish Jew whose work was overwhelmingly Jewish in theme and content. The mission he set himself was to use his artistic talents to serve humanity and the ... More

Athens in JerusalemClassical Antiquity and Hellenism in the Making of the Modern Secular Jew

Athens in Jerusalem: Classical Antiquity and Hellenism in the Making of the Modern Secular Jew

Yaacov Shavit

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774259
eISBN:
9781800340879
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774259.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

According to this book, the Hellenistic tradition played a role as a model for Jewish modernisers to draw upon as they perceived a lack in Jewish culture. The book claims that Greek and Hellenistic ... 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

Between the Yeshiva World and Modern OrthodoxyThe Life and Works of Rabbi Jehiel Jacob Weinberg, 1884-1966

Between the Yeshiva World and Modern Orthodoxy: The Life and Works of Rabbi Jehiel Jacob Weinberg, 1884-1966

Marc B. Shapiro

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774525
eISBN:
9781800340855
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774525.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The span of Rabbi Jehiel Jacob Weinberg's life (1884–1966) illuminates the religious and intellectual dilemmas that traditional Jewry has faced over the past century. Rabbi Weinberg became a central ... More

Beyond Reasonable Doubt

Beyond Reasonable Doubt

Louis Jacobs

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774587
eISBN:
9781800340305
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774587.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

More than forty years have passed since the author first put forward the argument that traditionally observant Jews have no reason to take issue with the results obtained by the historical critics in ... More

Biology and MannersEssays on the Worlds and Works of Lois McMaster Bujold

Biology and Manners: Essays on the Worlds and Works of Lois McMaster Bujold

Regina Yung Lee and Una McCormack (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789621730
eISBN:
9781800341296
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621730.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This volume is a new collection of scholarly essays on the US science fiction and fantasy writer Lois McMaster Bujold. The collection argues for the significant contributions Bujold’s works make to ... More

Black Sunday

Black Sunday

Martyn Conterio

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906733834
eISBN:
9781800342156
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906733834.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Despite its reputation as one of the greatest and most influential of all horror films, there is surprisingly little literature dedicated to Mario Bava's Black Sunday (1960), and this work is the ... More

Blade Runner

Blade Runner

Sean Redmond

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325093
eISBN:
9781800342200
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325093.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Ridley Scott's 1982 film Blade Runner is now widely recognized as an undisputed masterwork of science-fiction cinema and one of the most influential films released in the last forty years. Yet on its ... More

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