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  • Madness Triumphantby Lee Fratantuono

    Lexington Books 2012; US$ 119.99

    Madness Triumphant: A Reading of Lucan?s Pharsalia offers the most detailed and comprehensive analysis of Lucan?s epic poem of the civil war between Caesar and Pompey to have appeared in English. In the manner of his previous books on Virgil and Ovid, Professor Fratantuono considers the Pharsalia as an epic investigation of the nature of fury... more...

  • Madness Unchainedby Lee Fratantuono

    Lexington Books 2007; US$ 44.99

    The book aims at providing a coherent guide to the entirety of Virgil's Aeneid, with analysis of every scene and, in some cases, every line of crucial passages. The book tries to provide a guide to the vast bibliography and scholarly apparatus that has grown around Virgil studies (especially over the past century), and to offer some critical study... more...

  • Martials 'epigrammatischer Kanon'by Nina Mindt

    C.H. Beck 2013; US$ 61.11

    Martial versteht es, in seine Epigramme zahlreiche Autoren und deren Werke funktional einzubinden, sei es durch direkten Verweis oder intertextuelle Verfahren. Es sind nicht nur Epigrammatiker, sondern Autoren aus fast dem gesamten antiken Gattungsspektrum, sowohl der Vergangenheit als auch der Gegenwart. So entsteht Martials ?epigrammatischer Kanon?,... more...

  • Metamorphosesby Leon Katz

    Bitingduck Press 2007; US$ 9.95

    A cycle of thirteen episodes told in Story Theater form, a narrator speaking and life-sized puppets performing simultaneously, Metamorphoses tells the stories from Greek mythology?from the first moments of creation to its version of the flood, and the trials, tribulations, and joys during Zeus?s long reign. It brings to life some of the most memorable... more...

  • Narcissus and the Invention of Personal Historyby Kenneth J. Knoespel

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    Originally published in 1985. This investigation of Ovid?s fable takes a different tack to previous studies of the love lyric or the themes but looks at the creation of narrative strategies to explain Narcissus? experience. The story has always been understood as literally impossible but invites readers to ask what is meant by the puzzling tale of... more...

  • Negotiatores in Cirtaby Josef Löffl

    Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 48.67

    Das Römische Reich zieht in den Krieg gegen Jugurtha, den König der Numider. Marius und Sulla ? zwei Schlüsselfiguren des Untergangs der res publica Romana ? sind dabei und der Geschichtsschreiber Sallust berichtet detailliert über den Konflikt. Bei einem Blick auf die Fakten handelt es sich bei dem Geschehen in Nordafrika am Ende des zweiten Jahrhunderts... more...

  • Nemesianus, ?Cynegetica?by Rainer Jakobi

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 119.00

    Nemesianus?s didactic poem about hunting, written in 283-84 AD, is based in its structure and conception on Vergil?s Georgics , the classical model for the genre. In its presentation of hunting as a leisure sport, the Cynegetica provides an un-heroic counterpoint to earlier hunting poems. This new critical edition includes extensive... more...

  • Noscendi Nilum Cupidoby Eleni Manolaraki

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 168.00

    What significations did Egypt have for the Romans a century after Actium and afterwards? How did Greek imperial authors respond to the Roman fascination with the Nile? This book explores Egypt?s aftermath beyond the hostility of Augustan rhetoric, and Greek and Roman topoi of Egyptian ?barbarism?. Set against history and material culture,... more...

  • The Old English Boethiusby Malcolm Godden; Susan Irvine

    Oxford University Press, UK 2009; US$ 429.99

    A critical edition of two Old English versions of one of the most influential literary texts of the Middle Ages, Boethius's Consolation of Philosophy. Includes translation; a detailed editorial introduction; commentary exploring the relationship to the Latin text and to the early medieval commentary tradition; textual notes; and glossary. - ;Boethius's... more...

  • On Old Ageby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This booktable of contents linked to every footnote. ******************. On Old Age is an essay written by Cicero in 44 BC on the subject of aging and death. In addition to its profound subject matter, it has remained popular because its clear and beautiful language... more...