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- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 36.99
Gerard Nicolaas Heerkens was a cosmopolitan Dutch physician and Latin poet of the eighteenth century. A Catholic, he was in many ways an outsider on his own turf, the peat country of Protestant Groningen, and looked to Voltaire's Paris, as much as Ovid, in exile, had looked to Rome. An indefatigable traveller and networker, Heerkens mixed freely... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 37.99
Investigation of the Latin poetry produced by British poets from the sixteenth century onwards affords an indispensible insight into a dominant strand in the intellectual, cultural and educational life of the British Isles during this period. At this time, the composition of Latin poetry was a regular feature of school curricula and a popular leisure-time... more...
- Focus Publishing/R. Pullins Co. 2013; US$ 6.95
The play Eunuchus provides an introduction to the world of Roman comedy from one of its best practitioners, Terence. As with all Focus translations, the emphasis is on an inexpensive, readable edition that is close to the original, with an extensive introduction, notes and appendices. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 85.00
Tolhurst offers the first feminist reading of Geoffrey of Monmouth's Historia and positions it in the contexts of medieval historiography, mythography, and literature as well as selected post-medieval literature and Arthurian films. more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 112.00
This book introduces and translates Sedulius Scottus? Prologue to his Collectaneum in Apostolum and his commentaries on Galatians and Ephesians. The introduction outlines the historical context of composition, identifies Sedulius? literary model - Servius, explains pertinent philological and stylistic issues of Sedulius? Latin, explores his use of... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2012; US$ 95.00
John Gower has been criticised for composing verse propaganda for the English state, in support of the regime of Henry IV, at the end of his distinguished career. However, as the author of this book shows, using evidence from Gower's English, French and Latin poems alongside contemporary state papers, pamphlet-literature, and other historical prose,... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 280.00
Between 1514 and 1663 the genre known as Heroides, coined by Ovid, was maintained almost entirely by modern Latin poets. This book considers the period, which has up to now remained almost unheeded in the history of the genre. It looks at the collections of epistles by relevant authors (Eobanus Hessus, Andreas Alenus, Jacob Bidermann, Baudouin Cabiliau,... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 124.95
George Buchanan (1506-82) was the most distinguished Scottish humanist of the sixteenth century with an unparalleled contemporary reputation as a Latin poet, playwright, historian and political theorist. This volume represents the first attempt to explore the subsequent influence and importance of his broader interests and ideas. An international cast... more...
- Deutsche Bibelgesellschaft 2012; US$ 21.63
Hauptbeschreibung The Greek New Testament als E-Book Ausgabe im PDF-Format 4., revidierte Auflage 1993 Herausgegeben von B. Aland, K. Aland, J. Karavidopoulos, C. M. Martini, B. M. Metzger Griechischer Text weitgehend identisch mit dem Text der 27. Auflage des NT Graece von Nestle-Aland. Einleitung und Abschnittsüberschriften Englisch. Spezieller,... more...
- Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 106.53
Hauptbeschreibung Conrad Celtis (1459-1508), gern der "deutsche Erzhumanist" genannt, sah sich dazuberufen, lateinische Literatur nach Art der Antike und italienischen Renaissance im schlichten Norden erblühen zu lassen. Aufweiten Wanderungen erkundete er Deutschland in Europa und im Kosmos und bedichtete seine Landschaften und Menschen aus der Perspektive... more...