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- The Floating Press 2009; US$ 4.99
Lucius Annaeus Seneca, also known as Seneca, or Seneca the Younger, was a Roman Stoic philosopher, statesman and dramatist, who also acted as a tutor and adviser to emperor Nero. Seneca spoke of addressing life's issue through practical steps and considered it important that an individual faces their own mortality. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 42.00
This book is a literary analysis of the language and style of Tacitus' Annals. The political context of first-second century AD Rome is also taken into consideration. Issues relating to the study of narrative, Roman politics and theories of history are addressed in the course of the discussion. more...
- The Floating Press 1920; US$ 4.99
Lucius Annaeus Seneca, also known as Seneca, or Seneca the Younger, was a Roman Stoic philosopher, statesman and dramatist, who also acted as a tutor and adviser to emperor Nero. Attributed to Seneca is this political satire on the Roman emperor Claudius, Apocolocyntosis or The Pumpkinification of Claudius . The title, meaning "Pumpkinification"... more...
- Souvenir Press 2013; US$ 14.58
Telling Tales in Latin teaches Latin through the magic of storytelling. Narrated by the chatty and imaginative Roman poet Ovid (who lived in the Rome of the first century B.C), this new course takes young learners on a journey through some of the tales from Ovid?s Metamorphoses. Along the way, they pick up Latin words and grammar, explore the connections... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 195.00
A comprehensive collection of essays by leading scholars in the field that address, in a single volume, several key issues in interpreting Terence offering a detailed study of Terence’s plays and situating them in their socio-historical context, as well as documenting their reception through to present day • The first comprehensive... more...
- The Floating Press 2009; US$ 4.99
Aeneas appears in The Illiad in vague snatches and starts as a traveling warrior of great piety who was loosely connected to the foundation of Rome. Virgil weaves these fragments into a powerful myth about the founding of Rome in The Aeneid . Aeneas travels from his native Troy to Italy then wages victorious war upon the Latins. more...
- C.H. Beck 2011; US$ 72.24
Hauptbeschreibung Das Ziel dieser Arbeit ist ein besseres Verständnis der Kommunikation zwischen Livius und seinen Lesern über Geschichte und die Analyse der vor diesem Hintergrund zu beobachtenden literarischen Techniken. Zu diesem Zweck wird der Text hier programmatisch in seiner Gesamtheit in den Blick genommen und bei seiner Interpretation stets... more...
- Universitätsverlag Winter 2012; US$ 48.53
Hauptbeschreibung Current interpretations of Apuleius' 'Golden Ass' cover the entire spectrum from a religious autobiography to an incongruous collection of titillating stories. The goal of this book is to explain the extraordinary polyphony of Apuleius' novel as a product of the 2nd century CE context, in which elite culture (philosophy and sophistic... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 136.90
Hauptbeschreibung Der zweite Band der neuen Ausgabe der »Tragicorum Romanorum Fragmenta« enthält alle bekannten, durch Zitate bei anderen römischen Autoren für Ennius überlieferten Fragmente seiner Tragödien (in der als wahrscheinlich zu konstituierenden Textfassung) mit einem ausführlichen Apparat. Von den Tragödien des von späteren römischen Autoren... more...