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  • A Linguistic Commentary on Livius Andronicusby Ivy Livingston

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    As the oldest literary Latin preserved in any quantity, the language of Livius shows many features of linguistic interest and raises intriguing questions of phonolgy, morphology and syntax. more...

  • Latin Verse Satireby Paul Allen Miller

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 43.95

    A wide variety of texts by the Latin satirists are presented here in a fully loaded resource to provide an innovative reading of satire's relation to Roman ideology. Brimming with notes, commentaries, essays and texts in translation, this book succeeds in its mission to help the student understand the history of Latin's modern scholarly reception.... more...

  • Latin Fictionby Heinz Hofmann

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 36.95

    Latin Fiction provides a chronological study of the Roman novel from the Classical period to the Middle Ages, exploring the development of the novel and the continuity of Latin culture. Essays by eminent and international contributors discuss texts including: * Petronius, Satyrica and Cena Trimalchionis * Apuleius, Metamorphose(The Golden Ass)... more...

  • Sexuality in Greek and Roman Literature and Societyby Marguerite Johnson; Terry Ryan

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 41.95

    This Sourcebook contains numerous original translations of ancient poetry, inscriptions and documents, all of which illuminate the multifaceted nature of sexuality in antiquity. The detailed introduction provides full social and historical context for the sources, and guides students on how to use the material most effectively. Themes such as marriage,... more...

  • Statius' Silvae and the Poetics of Empireby Carole E. Newlands

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 46.00 US$ 37.72

    A study of the poems of Statius' Silvae, exploring their insights into the culture of the Flavian period. more...

  • Learned Girls and Male Persuasionby Sharon Lynn James

    University of California Press 2003; US$ 60.00 US$ 48.00

    This study transforms our understanding of Roman love elegy, an important and complex corpus of poetry that flourished in the late first century b.c.e. Sharon L. James reads key poems by Propertius, Tibullus, and Ovid for the first time from the perspective of the woman to whom they are addressed?the docta puella, or learned girl, the poet's beloved.... more...

  • Propertius in Loveby Sextus Propertius

    University of California Press 2002; US$ 26.95 US$ 21.56

    These ardent, even obsessed, poems about erotic passion are among the brightest jewels in the crown of Latin literature. Written by Propertius, Rome's greatest poet of love, who was born around 50 b.c., a contemporary of Ovid, these elegies tell of Propertius' tormented relationship with a woman he calls "Cynthia." Their connection was sometimes blissful,... more...

  • The Passions in Playby Alessandro Schiesaro

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 37.00 US$ 30.34

    Critical analysis of Senecan tragedy with a particular emphasis on his most accomplished play. more...

  • Lucretius and the Transformation of Greek Wisdomby David N. Sedley

    Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 37.00 US$ 30.34

    This book studies the structure and origins of De Rerum Natura (On the Nature of Things), the great first-century BC poem by Lucretius. more...

  • Octaviaby Rolando Ferri

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 50.00 US$ 41.00

    This 2003 book is a critical edition of the only complete Roman drama of an historical subject. more...