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  • Giovenale, "Satira" Vby Biagio Santorelli

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 126.00

    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... more...

  • Dissidence and Literature Under Neroby Vasily Rudich

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    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$ 126.00

    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 2014; US$ 196.00

    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 In 30 papers written between 1973 and 2013, ten of them previously unpublished, the author uses close analysis of the works of Plautus and Terence to reveal each dramatist?s unique style of dramaturgy... more...

  • Vergil's Empireby Eve Adler

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 42.99

    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...

  • Reading Rivers in Roman Literature and Cultureby Prudence J. Jones

    Lexington Books 2005; US$ 29.99

    This study examines rivers as a literary phenomenon, particularly in the poetry of Vergil. It first considers the Greco-Roman understanding of the river in its primary symbolic roles, cosmological, ritual and ethnographical, and then analyzes the river as a literary device, arguing that descriptions of rivers in Roman poetry are, in many cases, a form... more...

  • Epigramme. Gesamtausgabeby Martial; Paul Barié; Winfried Schindler

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.00

    Ohne Martial lässt sich die Gesellschaft der römischen Kaiserzeit nicht verstehen. Seine Epigramme bilden ein Sittengemälde des antiken Großstadtlebens in allen seinen Facetten. ?Nach Mensch schmeckt jede Seite von mir" (hominem pagina nostra sapit). Die zweisprachige Gesamtausgabe versucht erstmals in einer deutschen Prosaübersetzung die Gedankenbewegung... more...

  • Die philippischen Reden / Philippicaby Cicero; Rainer Nickel; Manfred Fuhrmann

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 98.00

    Cicero kämpfte sein Leben lang für die Erhaltung der römischen Republik (res publica), Recht und Gerechtigkeit sowie die freie politische Auseinandersetzung im Senat und vor der Volksversammlung. In seinen vierzehn Philippischen Reden greift er so den Konsul Antonius und seine zweifelhafte Amtsführung an. Die Ziele und Methoden der Akteure auf der... more...

  • Origo gentisby Alheydis Plassmann

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 112.00

    Die Herkunftserzählungen der früh- und hochmittelalterlichen Geschichtsschreiber, die man traditionellerweise als Origo gentis bezeichnet, werden erstmals im Gesamtkontext des Geschichtswerkes untersucht. So kann man Mustern der Identitäts- und Legitimitätsstiftung, die in den Herkunftserzählungen angelegt sind, im weiteren Text nachzuspüren... more...