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  • P. Ovidii Nasonis "Epistula ex Ponto" III 1by Beatrice Larosa

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 112.00

    The Epistula ex Ponto III 1 sums up the leitmotives of Ovid?s poetry of exile. This linguistic-philological commentary reveals intertextual connections with the author?s other writings, with the previous Latin love poetry as well as with the ways of Ciceronian and Horatian decorum. more...

  • Sexualmoral und politische Stabilitätby Maike Steenblock

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.00

    In the literature of the late Roman Republic, political change was accompanied by a loosening of tradition concepts of sexual morality and gender. Investigating texts from Lucilius to Ovid, the author shows that the subjects of masculinity and effeminatio are closely tied to political discourse in every literary genre of the time. more...

  • A Companion to Persius and Juvenalby Susanna Braund; Josiah Osgood

    Wiley 2012; US$ 200.95

    A Companion to Persius and Juvenal breaks new ground in its in-depth focus on both authors as "satiric successors"; detailed individual contributions suggest original perspectives on their work, and provide an in-depth exploration of Persius' and Juvenal's afterlives. Provides detailed and up-to-date guidance on the texts and contexts of Persius... more...

  • T. Maccius Plautus. Cistellariaby Walter Stockert

    C.H. Beck 2012; US$ 74.38

    Die «Cistellaria» des Plautus ist die römische Bearbeitung einer berühmten Komödie Menanders. Im Zentrum der Handlung steht hier eine junge Frau, die als Baby ausgesetzt wurde und seither im Prostituiertenmilieu lebt. Sie wird von ihren Eltern, reichen Bürgern Sikyons, wiedergefunden und darf nun ihren vornehmen Liebhaber heiraten.   Biographische... more...

  • Giovenale, "Satira" Vby Biagio Santorelli

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 112.00

    This new interpretation of V Satire is embedded in a broader analysis of a central topos in Juvenal's work: the degradation of the clientela. The introduction illuminates Juvenal's attitude towards this topic, giving particular attention to his relationship to Martial and to the reception of this topos by Lucian. The commentary explains text critical... more...

  • Dissidence and Literature Under Neroby Vasily Rudich

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    This work inquires into the impact of dissident sensibilities on the writings of the major Neronian authors. It offers a detailed and innovative analysis of essays, poetry and fiction written by Seneca, Lucan and Petronius, and illuminates their psychological and moral anguish. The study is intended as a companion volume to Vasily Rudich's earlier... more...

  • 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...

  • Dall'Elicona a Romaby Elena Merli

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 112.00

    The motifs of fons inspirationis and labor limae lost their semantic force in Latin poetry after the Augustan age. This book analyzes these two topoi from Ovid to Martialand shows how poetic inspiration and lima poetica are subtly displayed for the purpose of self-fashioning and communication by poets with theirpatrons. more...

  • Studien zur Originalität der römischen Komödieby Eckard Lefèvre

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 182.00

    One of the principal dilemmas for scholars of Roman comedy is demonstrating its originality compared to its (sometimes lost) Greek forebears. In 30 papers written between 1973 and 2013, ten of them previously unpublished, the author uses close analysis of the works of Plautus and Terence to reveal each dramatist?s unique style of dramaturgy and at... more...

  • Vergil's Empireby Eve Adler

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 38.99

    In Vergil's Empire, Eve Adler offers an exciting new interpretation of the political thought of Vergil's Aeneid. Adler argues that in this epic poem, Vergil presents the theoretical foundations of a new political order, one that resolves the conflict between scientific enlightenment and ancestral religion that permeated the ancient world. more...