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  • Vergil´s Political Commentaryby Leendert Weeda

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 0.00

    Vergil?s commentary on political issues is discussed after analyzing the whole of the poet?s work. His political engagement ? noticeable in much of his work, is clear. The new notion of the functional model, which the poet often used when making a political statement is introduced. New interpretations of a number of the Eclogues and passages... more...

  • Panegyrici Latiniby Panegyrici Panegyrici Latini; Thomas Baier; Brigitte Müller-Rettig; Kai Brodersen; Martin Hose

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2015; US$ 114.48

    Zu der Sammlung der so genannten ?Panegyrici latini? oder ?Lobreden auf römische Kaiser? gehören mehrere Reden auf Kaiser Konstantin den Großen, die vermutlich in den Jahren 307 bis 311 in Trier gehalten wurden. Sie enthalten keineswegs nur übertreibendes, inhaltsleeres Herrscherlob: Die jeweiligen Redner konnten mit den Mitteln des Hofzeremoniells... more...

  • Historienby Tacitus; Kai Brodersen; Alfons Städele; Martin Hose; Thomas Baier

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2015; US$ 114.48

    Cornelius Tacitus (ca. 55?120 n. Chr.) ist der bedeutendste antike Geschichtsschreiber. In seinen Historien schildert er die Geschichte des Römischen Reiches zwischen den Jahren 69 und 96 n. Chr., die Zeit der Flavier. Ursprünglich umfasste dieses Werk 14 Bücher. Heute sind davon lediglich die Bücher I bis IV sowie der Anfang von Buch V erhalten. Tacitus... more...

  • Komödienby Martin Hose; Thomas Baier

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2015; US$ 137.39

    Menander (342/341?293/292 v. Chr.) ist der bedeutendste Dichter der Neuen Komödie. Gemeinsam mit dem Philosophen Epikur war er Ephebe in Athen; er studierte bei Theophrast und war mit Demetrios von Phaleron befreundet. Von seinen über 100 Komödien sind die Titel von 96 Stücken überliefert. Der Chor spielt nur noch eine Nebenrolle mit musikalischen... more...

  • Plinius und seine Klassikerby Katrin Schwerdtner

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 154.00

    This volume offers a systematic study of the use of literary quotations in Pliny?s letters. By looking at exemplary quotations from Homer and Virgil, the author shows how Pliny uses quotations as a literary device to appeal to the intellectual background of his contemporary readership. more...

  • Apocolocyntosisby Lucius Annaeus Seneca; W. H. D. Rouse

    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...

  • On Benefitsby Lucius Annaeus Seneca

    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...

  • A Reading of Lucretius' De Rerum Naturaby Lee Fratantuono

    Lexington Books 2015; US$ 139.99

    This book offers a comprehensive commentary on Lucretius' De Rerum Natura, the earliest surviving full scale epic poem from ancient Rome. more...

  • Aeneisby Vergil; Niklas Holzberg

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 98.00

    Vergil?s Aeneid is one of the greatest works of world literature. Published around 18 BCE, this epic poem narrates the mythical antecedents of the foundation of Rome. The translation is in verses ? in hexameter as the original version ? but, leaving behind the classicistic tradition, uses contemporary German to render the Latin text.... more...

  • The Essential Aeneidby Virgil; Stanley Lombardo; W.R. Johnsonn

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2006; US$ 7.50

    Stanley Lombardo's deft abridgment of his 2005 translation of the Aeneid preserves the arc and weight of Virgil's epic by presenting major books in their entirety and abridged books in extended passages seamlessly fitted together with narrative bridges. W. R. Johnson's Introduction, a shortened version of his masterly Introduction to that translation,... more...