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  • Ovid's Metamorphosesby Elaine Fantham

    Oxford University Press, USA 2004; US$ 34.99

    1. Transforming Bodies, Transforming Epic. 2. Creation, Flood, and Fire. 3. Cadmus and the Tragic Dynasty of Thebes. 4. Human Artistry and Divine Jealousy. 5. The Lives of Women. 6. Aspects of Love. 7. Heroes--Old Style and New. 8. Fantasy, the Fabulous, and the Miraculous Metamorphoses of Nature. 9. Genre and Narrative: Ovid's Polymorphous Poem.... more...

  • Seneca als Theologeby Susanna E. Fischer

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 196.00

    The relationship between "Seneca philosophus" and "Seneca tragicus" is still fundamental to any interpretation of his tragedies. The author focuses on this problem within the field of theology. She analyses Seneca's understanding of providentia, and thus the question of theodicy, in his philosophical writings and plays, as well as his view of fatum... more...

  • Studien zum 9. Buch von Lucans "Bellum Civile"by Martin Seewald

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 182.00

    In the 9th Book of Lucan?s ?Bellum Civile?, the young Cato takes centre stage. With this, the epic also reaches the climax in its representation of Stoic ethics and interpretation of nature. In his commentary on verses 1-733 and three further essays on particular questions, Martin Seewald places particular emphasis on explicating Lucan?s paradoxical... more...

  • Sexti Properti Elegiby S. J. Heyworth

    Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 48.99

    A radical new edition of the Augustan poet Propertius, based on the latest research into the manuscript tradition. The English preface contains important comments on the way texts are edited and read. Some important emendations discovered in the papers of A. E. Housman are published here for the first time. - ;Propertius is a poet of the Augustan period,... more...

  • Per carmina laudesby Claudia Schindler

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 182.00

    This monograph provides a review of the history of praise of rulers composed in hexameters (so-called panegyric epic) from the fourth to the sixth century A.D. Panegyric epic is a form of literature that only came to be of particular importance in Late Antiquity, although it drew upon and adapted a variety of Graeco-Roman literary traditions. Following... more...

  • The Old English Boethiusby Malcolm Godden; Susan Irvine

    Oxford University Press, UK 2009; US$ 365.00

    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...

  • Vom Römertum zum Ästhetizismusby Eckard Lefèvre

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 168.00

    The renowned Roman politician, Pliny the Younger (c. AD 61-112), was a versatile and productive author, from whom 9 books of letters, an exchange of letters with Trajan and an extensive panegyric for the same emperor are extant. The individual letters of books 1-9 are artistically composed and for the most part deal with general matters, for example... more...

  • Livy's Roman History, Volumes I, II & IIIby Titus Livius

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99

    Livy's History of Rome was in demand from the publication of the first packet. Livy became so famous that a man from Cadiz travelled to Rome just to see him, and once he had seen, returned home.— Excerpted from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. more...

  • Petronii Arbitri "Satyricon" 100-115by Giulio Vannini

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 182.00

    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 in ancient narrative.... more...

  • Letters of Ciceroby Marcus Tullius Cicero

    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...