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  • 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...

  • Der pseudovergilische Culexby Sabine Seelentag

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 59.11

    <P>In den letzten Jahrzehnten ist der pseudovergilische <EM>Culex,</EM> die 'Mücke', mehr und mehr ins Blickfeld literaturwissenschaftlicher Forschung gerückt. Dieses Interesse resultiert vornehmlich aus der Erkenntnis einer nachvergilischen Abfassung des Gedichts. Denn wie ist ein Text zu deuten, der, abgefasst in nach-augusteischer... more...

  • Empire and Memoryby Alain M. Gowing

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 29.00

    How the memory of the Roman Republic manifest itself after the Republic's demise. more...

  • Latin Explorations (Routledge Revivals)by Kenneth Quinn

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    Latin Explorations , first published in 1963, offers a fresh approach to Roman poetry from Catullus to Ovid. Traditionally, the period is divided for specialist studies ? Lyric, Epic and Elegy. In each of them, techniques of interpretation prevail, isolated from contemporary ideas about poetry and dominated by barriers between ?textual?, ?exegetical?... more...

  • Latin Literature of the Fourth Century (Routledge Revivals)by J. W. Binns

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This volume, offering an insight into the literary world of Rome in the fourth century AD, reflects an increased interest in the writers of the 150 years before the collapse of the Western Empire, who have long been over-shadowed by the pre-eminence accorded since the eighteenth century to the Golden and Silver ages. Among the writers examined... 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...

  • The Greatest Empireby Emily Wilson

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 20.99

    By any measure, Seneca (?4-65AD) is one of the most important figures in both Roman literature and ancient philosophy. He was the most popular writer of his day, and his writings are voluminous and diverse, ranging from satire to philosophical "consolations" against grief, from metaphysical theory to moral and political discussions of virtue... more...

  • Virgil's Augustan Epicby Francis Cairns

    Cambridge University Press 1989; US$ 51.00

    An examination of the main characters in the Aeneid. more...

  • R. O. A. M. Lyneby R. O. A. M. Lyne

    Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 164.99

    This volume presents a wide range of pieces from a world-class Latinist which displays both his diverse interests as a scholar and his consistent concern with Augustan texts, their language and literary texture. The range of articles, written over more than three decades and including one previously unpublished piece, covers the same connected territory... more...