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- Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 44.00
Usually seen just as an index of the 'low' genre of Petronius' Satyricon, corporeality is here for the first time explored as a metaphor and it is argued that, on the level of imagery, the text can be read as a unified whole rather than as an episodic jumble. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 86.00
Epic games reflect the realities of epic: heroism, power and war. This first major examination of the games in Statius' Thebaid offers a new reading of the poem as a whole. General consideration is also given to the tradition of games in ancient epic, from Homer to Lucan. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 46.00
This is the most authoritative edition of this work by Julius Frontinus, which deals with his duties, responsibilities and accomplishments as water commissioner for the city of Rome in 97 CE. It provides a wealth of historical, technical and legal information about the city's aqueducts and water supply. more...
- Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 59.99
Using literary and feminist methodology, this study argues that an attitude of sexual aggressiveness in defence served as a model for Roman satire. The author suggests that aggressive sexual humour reinforced Roman aggressive behaviour on both the individual and societal levels. more...
- Penguin Group US 2006; US$ 16.00
From the award-winning translator of The Iliad and The Odyssey comes a brilliant new translation of Virgil's great epic With his translations of Homer's classic poems, Robert Fagles gave new life to seminal works of the Western canon and became one of the preeminent translators of our time. His latest achievement completes the magnificent... more...
- Saddleback Publishing 2005; US$ 7.95
The daredevil Barclays are off on more adventures in these ten new novels. Featuring more suspense, these books are written with struggling readers in mind. Each story also has elements of history, geography, or science. Each novel is 64-pages and include more...
- Bitingduck Press 2007; US$ 9.95
A cycle of thirteen episodes told in Story Theater form, a narrator speaking and life-sized puppets performing simultaneously, Metamorphoses tells the stories from Greek mythology?from the first moments of creation to its version of the flood, and the trials, tribulations, and joys during Zeus?s long reign. It brings to life some of the most memorable... more...