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- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 105.00
This collected volume contains most of the papers delivered to the section on Language Change and Geographical (Dis-)Continuity at the XXIX German Conference of Romance Studies. Interest is focussed on examining the commonalities and differences in the development of different Romance languages and/or dialects, with a consideration of the problems... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 36.00
Nearly 2,000 years ago, the Roman scholar Censorinus bestowed upon his best friend a charming birthday present: The Birthday Book , which appears here in its long-awaited first English translation. Laying out everything he knew about birthdays, the book starts simply, but by the conclusion of this brief yet brilliant gem, Censorinus has sketched... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 149.99
An exploration of the way in which early Christians engaged with the Roman intellectual elite and its highly sophisticated Graeco-Roman tradition. Roger Green examines the works of Juvencus, Sedulius, and Arator, and shows how they repackaged the New Testament as epic, to try to make a bridge between two very different cultures. - ;Latin Epics of the... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2008; US$ 64.99
Statesman, dramatist, philosopher, and prose stylist, Seneca was a leading figure in the Roman Empire in the first century AD. This volume is a collection of outstanding articles written about him during the last four decades, with a new introduction which places the articles within the context of recent academic thought and criticism. - ;Seneca was... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2004; US$ 30.99
Latin is alive and well. Beginning in Rome around 600 BC it became the international language of the civilized world for 2,000 years. French, Spanish, Italian, and Romanian are among its direct descendants. It provides the vocabulary for law and life science. No known language, including English - itself enriched by Latin words and phrases - has achieved... more...
- An American Philological Association Book 2006; US$ 29.99
Contributors. Standards for Classical Language Learning. Introduction. PART I - Setting the Scene. Chapter 1. Communication, Context, and Community: Integrating the Standards in the Greek and Latin Classroom: John Gruber-Miller. PART II - Focus on the Learner. Chapter 2. Cognitive Style and Learning Strategies in Latin Instruction: Andrea Deagon. Chapter... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 94.99
A collection of the most interesting and important articles on Catullus from around 1950 to 2000, together with three short pieces from the Renaissance. The readings demonstrate a number of approaches and challenges readers to look at Catullus in different ways. An introduction by Julia Haig Gaisser traces recent themes in Catullan criticism. - ;Oxford... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 49.95
A lively and engaging study of Roman culture and Latin literature as reflected in the system of address, based on a corpus of 15,441 addresses from literary and non-literary sources. A valuable resource for Latin teachers and active users of the language; the text will be enjoyed even by those with no prior knowledge of Latin. - ;How did Romans address... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 214.99
Polemon of Laodicea's Physiognomy explains how to detect someone's character from their appearance. The original 2nd-century text has been lost, but this collection of essays presents translations of the surviving Greek, Latin, and Arabic versions together with a series of masterly studies on the Physiognomy's origins, function, and legacy.... more...