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  • Praecepta Tonicaby Iohannes Alexandrinus; Georgios A. Xenis

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00

    The Praecepta Tonica by John of Alexandria (5 th -6 th cent. AD) is one of our richest sources for ancient Greek accentuation and an indispensable tool for reconstructing Herodian?s famous De prosodia catholica . Despite its importance, it is available only in a seriously flawed edition brought out by Karl Wilhelm Dindorf in 1825.... more...

  • Plautusby Eckard Lefèvre

    Narr Francke Attempto 2011; US$ 61.75

    Hauptbeschreibung Plautus hat (wohl im Jahr 189 v. Chr.) 'Die Schwestern Bacchis' nach dem (verlorenen) Vorbild 'Der Doppelbetrüger' von Menander gedichtet. Seit 1968 kann eine längere Partie aus dem Original verglichen werden. Die Untersuchung zeigt, daß Plautus die griechische Weltanschauungskomödie in ein turbulentes Hetärenstück verwandelt hat,... more...

  • Bucólicasby Virgilio

    Edhasa 1753; US$ 6.13

    Las Bucólicas (o Églogas) no constituyen únicamente una colección de poemas, sino un poema total en sí mismo, cuidadosamente estructurado en un esquema simétrico. En boca de sus pastores, personajes cultos y refinados que desentonan con lo rústico del fondo, el poeta aborda temas tan variados como la poesía, la música, la belleza, la naturaleza, la... more...

  • 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...

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

    Wiley 2012; US$ 206.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • T. Maccius Plautus. Cistellariaby Walter Stockert

    C.H. Beck 2012; US$ 65.73

    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...

  • Commenta in Ciceronis Rhetoricaby C. Marius Victorinus; Thomas Riesenweber

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 112.00

    This is the first and completely new edition of Victorinus? late-antique commentary on Cicero?s De inventione since 150 years. The edition is based on a critical new reading of all the manuscripts including a previously unknown manuscript family which transmitted the correct text in many places. 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... 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...