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- Focus Publishing/R. Pullins Co. 2013; US$ 6.95
The play Casina provides an introduction to the world of Roman comedy from one of its best practitioners, Plautus. 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...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 21.99
In Book I of the "Aeneid", Aeneas is shipwrecked on the coast of North Africa, near where the Phoenician queen Dido is building a city that will become Carthage. Aeneas and Dido meet. Their doomed love is set against Aeneas' destiny as founding father of Rome. Edited by Keith Maclennan, this volume makes Virgil's work more accessible... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 50.00
This book explores the whole range of the output of an exceptionally versatile and innovative poet. Distinguished scholars introduce readers to a variety of critical approaches to Horace and to Latin poetry. Close analysis of the actual text of Horace is placed in several different political, philosophical and historical contexts. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 51.00
This book subjects the most accomplished of Seneca's tragedies to a sustained critical analysis and argues for its central importance in post-Classical aesthetics. It also discusses several other of his plays, thereby offering a detailed and comprehensive analysis of the main themes and stylistic features of his tragedies. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 42.00
The historical tragedy Octauia focuses on Nero's divorce from the princess Octavia and subsequent marriage to Poppaea Sabina. The book includes a full length introduction, a new edition of the text based on a fresh examination of the manuscripts, and a detailed commentary dealing with textual, linguistic, and literary points. more...
- Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 46.00
This book studies the structure and origins of De Rerum Natura (On the Nature of Things), the great first-century BC poem by Lucretius. By showing how he worked from the literary model set by the Greek poet Empedocles but under the philosophical inspiration of the Greek philosopher Epicurus, the book seeks to characterise Lucretius' unique poetic achievement.... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 61.00
This narratological commentary discusses the narrative techniques, including speeches, type-scenes, themes, and motifs, of the Odyssey. Bringing together the insights into Homeric poetics gained through centuries of scholarship, it permits users to gain an in-depth insight into the workings of Homer's brilliant narrative artistry. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 60.00
This book explores the relationship between the Georgics and earlier works in the didactic tradition. It is the first comprehensive study of Virgil's use of Lucretian themes, imagery, ideas and language; it also proposes a new reading of the poem as a whole. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 37.00
This book examines Terence's use of language and provides the first linguistic and stylistic commentary on the extant fragments of the fabula palliata, togata and atellana. Terence, except in the case of his Eunuchus, is shown to distance himself in style and language from the practice of other comic authors. more...