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- De Gruyter 2010; US$ 210.00
The Satyricon of Petronius is a celebrated Latin novel and one of the most influential texts in Western literature. This critical edition and commentary of a section of the novel - the sea voyage episode - makes an important contribution towards a re-examination of the Satyricon as a whole, providing a useful tool for anyone interested... more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 3.99
The letters of Cicero are of a very mixed character. Many sides of Cicero's life, other than the political, are reflected in these letters. The period covered by them is one of the most interesting and momentous in world history. more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2000; US$ 49.95
The boom in international trade has brought with it an increased demand for addressing local consumers in their native language and cultural idiom. Given the complex nature and new media involved in communicating with their constituent markets, companies are developing ever more complex tools and techniques for managing foreign-language communication.This... more...
- OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 154.99 US$ 133.29
A series of case studies in ancient letters, asking how each letter writer manipulates the epistolary tradition, why he chose the letter form over any other, and what effect the publication of volumes of collected letters might have had upon a reader's engagement with epistolary works. more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1974; US$ 158.00
Marcus Terentius Varro (116?27 B.C.) was one of the most prolific writers in antiquity. However, of his De Lingua Latina only six of 25 books have survived, and these are neither complete nor free of textual corruption. This study is an attempt to provide an adequate, consistent, and comprehensive account of the linguistic theory with which Varro... more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 62.50 US$ 50.00
Recognizing Persius is a passionate and in-depth exploration of the libellus --or little book--of six Latin satires left by the Roman satirical writer Persius when he died in AD 62 at the age of twenty-seven. In this comprehensive and reflectively personal book, Kenneth Reckford fleshes out the primary importance of this mysterious... more...
- Deutscher Universitätsverlag 2008; US$ 59.99
Annika Rechmann betrachtet die Berichterstattung über den Irak-Krieg 2003 in deutschen und amerikanischen Qualitätszeitungen. Angelehnt an die Theorie des kommunikativen Handelns und der deliberativen Demokratie von Jürgen Habermas fragt sie: ?Wie konnten zwei freiheitliche Gesellschaften den Krieg so unterschiedlich wahrnehmen?? und ?Wieso kommt es... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2004; US$ 16.91
Perhaps more than any other writer, Juvenal (c. AD 55-138) captures the splendour, the squalor and the sheer energy of everyday Roman life. In The Sixteen Satires he evokes a fascinating world of whores, fortune-tellers, boozy politicians, slick lawyers, shameless sycophants, ageing flirts and downtrodden teachers. A member of the traditional land-owning... more...