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Aiolian Land [Aioloki Ge]

By Venezis,Elias [Elias Mellos)

Montreal: McGill Companions to Modern Greek Studies, 1986. Series B in the "McGill Companions to Modern Greek Studies"series . Contains the text of "Aioloke Ge" in Greek with extensive notes and explanations in English by Anne Farmakides and contributions by Diana Hass & Maria Tolis .xiv, 381 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm. . Rev Ed.. Soft Cover. New Book from Publisher. Illus. by Edited By Anne Farmakides & Anne-Marie Farmakides.

$25.00

Via Diaz (Essential Poets Series 42)

By Perticarini, Romano

Toronto: Guernica Editions, 1989. Italian poetry translated into English by Carlo Giacoobe. Parallel Italian and English text 153p.. 1st Can Ed. Softcover. As New.

$17.50

Ukazem Ti Slovensko II / I Will Show You Slovakia

By Revicka, Gabriela

Bratislava: Slovenskedovolenky, 2011. Locally produced illustrated guide for visitors.Bi-lingual Slovak- English text Translated by veronika Shaughnessy. 60p.. First Thus. Softcover. Fine.

$22.50

Latin Proverbs: Wisdom from Ancient to Modern Times (Artes Latinae)
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Latin Proverbs: Wisdom from Ancient to Modern Times (Artes Latinae)

By Sweet, Waldo E.

Wauconda IL: Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, 2005. Reprint. Softcover. Very Good.

$12.50

Nettles: Poems
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Nettles: Poems

By Khoury-Ghata, Venus

St Paul,MN: Graywolf Press, 2008. Venus Khoury-Ghata is a Lebanese poet and novelist. "In "Nettles" Venus Khoury-Ghata brings her impulses for lyric poetry and for stark narrative together into five enchanting sequences. Each confronts the realities of womanhood, immigration, and cultural conflict with an imagination and history born from both the Arabic and French languages. In a masterly translation by Marilyn Hacker, Nettles gives American readers this utterly original, indispensable poetry." 219p. A bookplate inside the front cover states that it was awarded the "Griffin Trust" International Award for Poetry . First Pbk.Ed.. Soft Cover. As New.

$25.00

Fata Morgana: Poems

By Cosma, Flavia

U.S.A.: Edwin Mellen Press, 2003. A collection of poems by a Romanian-Canadian author with English translations by Don Wilson. 89p Flavia Cosma is a Romanian-born Canadian poet who came to Canada in 1976 as a political refugee. She studied drama for two years, and worked in Romania as a radio and television sound director. She continues to work in this field in Canada as an independent producer/director and writer for TV documentaries.To date, Flavia has published seven books of poetry, a novel, a travel memoir and a book of fairy tales. . First Edition. Decorative Cloth. As New.

$30.00

The House of Wisdom / Visdommen i Vestjylland [IN ENGLISH & DANISH]

By Norn, Otto & Jensen, Soren Skovgaard

Copenhagen: Christian Ejlers Forlag , 1990. The golden altar at Sahl church in Western Jutland is an unrivalled monument from an oustanding period in Denmark abut 1200. Today the altar is highly prized for its artistry, but in the Middle Ages it imparted the deepest mysteries of the Christian faith. The Sahl altar is a didactic work of art.The two authors present a trailblazing reading of the altar's message to show how links were forged in the early Middle Ages between Christian doctrine and classical philosophy. The altar is thus crowned by Sapienta, Divine Wisdom, in converse with Plato and Socrates : heathen ancients drawn into Christian mythology. Photographs of the Sahl Altar by Gerard Franceschi. Drawings by Holger Schmidt.158p. lllus. Letter from the publisher laid in.. First Edition. Hardcover. As New/Very Good, Slight Chips & Tear.

$35.00

Dionysus and His Companions

By Zemer, Avshalom [ed]

Haifa: Haifa Museum National Maritime Museum , 1998. Catalogue of an exhibit of Greek artifacts related to the theme of Dionysos and Wine, Bi-Lingual English and Hebrew texts 72p. llus [WorldCat lists NO copies in the USA]. First Editon. Softcover. As New.

$25.00

Úr Sjón og úr minni - ørindi = Seeing and remembering

By Matras, Christian

Kapuskasing Ontario: Penumbra Press, 1988. Christian Matras (1900 - 1988) was a Faroese poet and academic. He took a doctor’s degree in Old Norse in 1933 from the University of Copenhagen and in then retuned to the islands to become head of the department of Faroese language at the University of the Faroe Islands in Tórshavn, where he produced an extensive body of work analysing Faroese language, literature, and culture. As a poet he is one of the most important in Faroese literature. This is a collection of some of his short poems in Faroese, with English translations by George Johnston. Inscription on ffep " For P.K. with love George". Signed by Translator. First Thus. Original Wraps. Fine.

$75.00

The Odes of Pindar (Loeb Classical Library)

By Pindar

London: William Heinemann, 1978. Reprint of the revised editon published in 1937. Parallel Greek and English texts. 635p. index. Name of previous owner on ffep, else fine. Reprint. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine. Illus. by Trans. J.E.Sandys.

$25.00

Topkapi [IN ENGLISH AND ARABIC]

By Yapi-Kredi Bank

Istanbul: Yapi-Kredi Bank, 1982. "This book has been prepared in the context of cultural activity of the Yapi-Kredi Bank for the occasion of the sixth annual meeting of the Devlopment Bank of Islam to be held in Istanbul." It begins with essays in English by various authors : The Harem by Cengiz Koseoglu /The Tiled Kiosk by Hulya Tuncay / The pavilions by Hulya Tezcan/ The Caftans by Fikret Altay /Turkish Embroidery by Nurhayat Berker / The Treasury by Cengiz Koseoglu [pages 1-90] followed by the Arabic text [pages 91-220] The captions to the photographs are in both languages. The textile sections are particularly interesting. [WorldCat lists only 2 copies in the USA]. First Edition. French Wraps. Very Good/Very Good, Slight Chips.

$195.00

Bulgaria / Collection Bulgaria

Veliko Turnovo: Bosilkoff Publishers, 2004. Locally produced photographic survey with captions in Bulgarian, German and English. "Bulgaria is a country having an ancient past and a rich culture...The [book] reveals just a part... [of] the cultural historical and natural heritage ... nature, churches, monasteries, wall-paintings, icons, towns, and settlements, cultural historical landmarks, architecture - a visual picture of the country. This is the land of the Thracians, the great Bulgarian tsars ....the true Bulgaria is a fascinating country". First Edition. Laminated Hardcover. New/No Jacket (as issued).

$20.00

Athens : 5,000 Chronia Istorias/ Athens : 5,000 Years of History

By Demos Athenaion

Athens: Demos Athenaion, 1992. Issued for an exhibition sent to Madrid by the Municipality of Athens Cultural Centre / Pneumatiko Kentro tou Demou Athenaion and displayed 6-26 May 1992, during Madrid's celebration as the Cultural Capital of Euorpe. Text in Greek and English. 143p. illus Large format . WorldCat lists only 3 copies in the USA]. 1st Greek Ed. Original Wraps. Very Good.

$25.00

Ta Poulia Tou Paradeisou / The Birds of Paradise

By Tsambis-Michailidis, Avra

Athens: Enallaktikes Ekdoseis, 1995. Bi-lingual edition of poems by the author who was born in Limassol, Cyprus, grew up in Kymi, Euboea, emigrated to Canada in 1975. Author inscription on ffep. Signed by Author. First Edition. Original Wraps. Near Fine. Illus. by Trans. Sylvia Mittler.

$30.00

The Olympic Games

By Pampontion Federation USA-Canada

Toronto, 2004. Bi-Lingual publication "The Hellenes of Canada salute the Canadian Athletes participating in the 2004 Olympic Games" 50p.. First Editon. Softcover. As New.

$12.00

It's Absolutely True! [IN THAI & English]

By Andersen, Hans Christian

Bangkok, Thailand: Kanok Bannasan / OMF Publishers, 1995. Anderson's Fable in a bi-ingual text - English & Thai - based on an edition originally published in Denmark by Scandinavia Publishing House.. 1st Greek Edition. Decorative Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by Francois Crozat.

$20.00

The Mountain Wreath / Gorski Vijenac

By Njegos, Petar Petrovic (1813-1851)

Toronto: Yugoslavica, 1978. Petar Petrovich Njegos was Prince-Bishop of Montenegro and one of the earliest writers to publish modern Serbo-Croatian literature in the early 19thC. This is a this bi-lingual edition with parallel texts in English and Serbian [Cyrillic script]. The English version is based on the translation and explanatory notes of James W.Wiles and the Serbian text on the commentaries of Vido Latkovic.This new edition was edited by Zivko Apic 355p. . First Thus. Hardcover. As New/As New.

$250.00

The True Aim of Education : Wonder, Freedom, & Community

By Ware, Kallistos [Bishop of Diokleia]

Athens: American College of Greece, 2001. An address delivered to the graduating class of the American College of Greece, June 30, 2000 by ther Right Reverend Biship Kallistos Ware of Diokleia . Text in English and Greek. Frontis. 28p. . French Wraps. As New.

$50.00

The Murderess [He Phonissa] A Novel in Purist Modern Greek

By Papadiamantis Alexandros

Montreal: McGill Companions to Modern Greek Studies, 1986. Series B in the "McGill Companions to Modern Greek Studies"series . Contains the text in Greek with extensive notes and explanations in English by Anne Farmakides and Diana Haas .251p.. Rev Ed.. Soft Cover. New Book from Publisher. Illus. by Edited By Anne Farmakides & Anne-Marie Farmakides.

$25.00

George Psychoundakis: a Letter to C. A. Trypanis

By Fermor, Patrick Leigh (Psychoundakis, George)

Athens: American College of Greece, 1999. Library series (American College of Greece), no. 8. Text of a letter addressed to Oxford professor Constantine Trypanis (in English and Greek) about the contemporary Cretan poet and resistance hero George Psychoundakis who translated both the Illiad and The Odyssey into his local Cretan Dialect. "Of this first edition, 1250 copies have been printed in October 1999. Of these 940 are sewn into wrappers ... Design by Matthew Jennett" Letter praising George Psychoundakis' translation of Homer's Odyssey and Iliad into the Cretan dialect.. French Wraps. As New.

$195.00

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