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            The Oxford Handbook of Demosthenes

            The Oxford Handbook of Demosthenes (Hardback)

            Edited by Martin, Gunther

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            As a speechwriter, orator, and politician, Demosthenes captured, embodied, and shaped his time. This Handbook explores the many facets of his life, work, and time, giving particular weight to his social and historical context and thereby illustrating the interplay and mutual infl...uence between his rhetoric and the environment from which it emerged.
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            ISBN 9780198713852
            Released NZ 29 Nov 2018
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
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            Series Oxford Handbooks
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            The Oxford Handbook of Egyptology
             

            The Oxford Handbook of Egyptology (Hardback)

            Edited by Shaw, Ian; Bloxam, Elizabeth

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            The Oxford Handbook of Egyptology offers a comprehensive survey of the entire study of ancient Egypt, from prehistory through to the end of the Roman period. Authoritative yet accessible, and covering a wide range of topics, it is an invaluable resource for scholars, students, an...d general readers alike.
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            ISBN 9780199271870
            Released NZ 11 May 2020
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
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            Series Oxford Handbooks
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            Chaucer: A European Life
             

            Chaucer: A European Life (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Turner, Marion

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            An acclaimed biography that recreates the cosmopolitan world in which a wine merchant's son became one of the most celebrated of all English writers Geoffrey Chaucer is often called the father of English literature, but this acclaimed biography reveals him as a great European wri...ter and thinker. Uncovering important new information about Chaucer
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            ISBN 9780691210155
            Released NZ 22 Sep 2020
            Publisher Princeton University Pre
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            Orpheus: The Song of Life

            Orpheus: The Song of Life (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Wroe, Ann

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            For at least two and a half millennia, the figure of Orpheus has haunted humanity. Half-man, half-god, musician, magician, theologian, poet and lover, his story never leaves us. The author goes in search of Orpheus, from the forests where he walked and the mountains where he wors...hipped to the artefacts, texts and philosophies built up round him.
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            ISBN 9781845951689
            Released NZ 15 Jul 2012
            Publisher Vintage
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            Searches for Tradition: Past and Present in New Zealand Music
             

            Searches for Tradition: Past and Present in New Zealand Music (Paperback)

            Edited by Brown, Michael; Owens, Samantha; Perris, Simon

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            Searches for Tradition presents case studies drawn from a broad spectrum of genres, cultures and historical periods, from investigations of New Zealand's colonial music to fresh consideration of Lilburn's legacy, from corners of the jazz scene to the contemporary revitalization o...f taonga puoro.
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            ISBN 9781776561773
            Published NZ 14 Dec 2017
            Publisher Victoria University Press
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            Selected Writings
             

            Selected Writings (Paperback)

            By Aquinas, Thomas; Translated by McInerny, Ralph

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            Presents reflections on Christianity that forges a synthesis of ancient philosophy and medieval theology. This title contains influential statements of fundamental Christian doctrine, as well as observations on topics such as political science, anti-Semitism and heresy.

            ISBN 9780140436327
            Released NZ 31 Aug 1998
            Publisher Penguin
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            Language (English)
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            Tolkien's Lost Chaucer

            Tolkien's Lost Chaucer (Hardback)

            By Bowers, John M.

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            Tolkien's Lost Chaucer uncovers the story of an unpublished and previously unknown book by the author of The Lord of the Rings. It reveals how major episodes from the trilogy were inspired by Tolkien's editing and teaching of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales.

            ISBN 9780198842675
            Released NZ 10 Oct 2019
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            The Philosopher's Banquet: Plutarch's Table Talk in the Intellectual Culture of the Roman Empire

            The Philosopher's Banquet: Plutarch's Table Talk in the Intellectual Culture of the Roman Empire (Hardback)

            Edited by Klotz, Frieda; Oikonomopoulou, Katerina

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            A collection of essays on Plutarch's Table Talk, an influential Greek prose text which is a combination of philosophical dialogue (in the style of Plato's Symposium) and miscellany. The contributors offer a range of methodologically innovative and sophisticated readings of the wo...rk's literary form, themes, and cultural background.
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            ISBN 9780199588954
            Released NZ 30 Jun 2011
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Ion
             

            Ion (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Euripides; Volume editor Owen, A. S.

            • RRP: $55.00
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            This edition of Euripides' Ion, suitable for university-level students, was first published in 1939. It includes an introduction giving details necessary to understanding the background, context and purpose of the play, the Greek text, an extensive commentary which is particularl...y strong on matters of style and idiom, and a section on metrical analysis.
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            ISBN 9780862920395
            Released NZ 1 Jan 1998
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Euripides
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            Icelandic Histories & Romances

            Icelandic Histories & Romances (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)

            By O'Connor, Ralph

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            The Icelandic sagas, composed between the twelfth and the nineteenth centuries, are one of the world's great literary treasures.

            ISBN 9780752428949
            Released NZ 1 Jul 2004
            Publisher The History Press Ltd
            Interest Age General Audience
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