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- BRILL 2009; US$ 144.00
After being banished to the Black Sea by the Roman emperor Augustus in 8 AD, Ovid responded in verse by composing the "Tristia and Epistulae ex Ponto". This title analyzes, in particular, Ovid's representation of himself and the emperor Augustus against the background of Roman religion, law, and poetry. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 95.00
Offering fresh readings of numerous Neo-Latin texts, Medical Analogy in Latin Satire provides an introduction to medical issues in the tradition of Latin satire. The book explores what functions physical diseases and peculiarities had in early modern satires and how satire was considered as a form of healing instruction. more...
- Cambridge University Press 1991; US$ 34.00
This is the first book to consider the rise of translation as part of a broader history of critical discourses from classical Rome to the late Middle Ages. more...
- The History Press 2010; US$ 13.11
These are just a few of the topics covered in this book. As Mark Walker makes clear, present-day English is still steeped in its Roman and Latin origins. As a result English still has many thousands of Latin words in everyday use. more...
- Focus Publishing/R. Pullins Co. 2012; US$ 16.95
This text is a running outline and commentary on the Latin grammar covered in Lingua Latina: Familia Romana. It includes the complete text of the ancillaries Grammatica Latina and Latin-English Vocabulary and replaces Latine Disco, the student guide. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 24.95
This revised and updated edition includes a brand new foreword by Richard LaFleur and more than fifteen hundred new entries and abbreviations. Organized alphabetically within the categories of verba (common words and expressions), dicta (common phrases and familiar sayings), and abbreviations, this practical and helpful reference guide is a comprehensive... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1994; US$ 108.00
Marilynn Desmond recovers an alternative Virgil from historical tradition and provides a new model for reading the Aeneid. Following the figure of Dido as she emerges from ancient historical and literary texts and circulates in medieval textual cultures, Reading Dido offers the modern reader a series of countertraditions that support feminist, anti-homophobic,... more...