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  • Ovid's Heroinesby Clare Pollard

    Bloodaxe Books 2014; US$ 15.99

    Ovid's Heroides, written in Rome some time between 25 and 16 BC, was once his most popular work. The title translates as Heroines. It is a series of poems in the voices of women from Greek and Roman myth -including Phaedra, Medea, Penelope and Ariadne -addressed to the men they love. Claimed as both the first book of dramatic monologues and the first... more...

  • Liebesgedichte / Amoresby Ovid; Niklas Holzberg

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 56.00

    In den Amores spielt der römische Dichter Ovid auf höchst geistreiche Weise mit der Gattung Elegie. Innerhalb ihres Rahmens ordnet sich der Ich-Sagende, ein in eine Freigelassene verliebter Angehöriger des Ritterstandes, entgegen der gesellschaftlichen Konvention der sozial weit niedriger stehenden Frau wie ein Sklave unter, ohne jedoch... more...

  • De architecturaby Marcus Vitruvius Pollio; Johannes De Laet

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95

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  • Roman Tragedyby Anthony J. Boyle

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    The first detailed cultural and theatrical history of a major literary form, this landmark introduction examines Roman tragedy and its place at the centre of Rome’s cultural and political life. Analyzing the work of such names as Ennius, Pacuvius and Accius, as well as Seneca and his post-Neronian successors, Anthony J. Boyle delves into detailed... more...

  • Latin Explorations (Routledge Revivals)by Kenneth Quinn

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Latin Explorations , first published in 1963, offers a fresh approach to Roman poetry from Catullus to Ovid. Traditionally, the period is divided for specialist studies – Lyric, Epic and Elegy. In each of them, techniques of interpretation prevail, isolated from contemporary ideas about poetry and dominated by barriers between ‘textual’, ‘exegetical’... more...

  • In a Landscapeby John Gallaher

    BOA Editions Ltd. 2014; US$ 9.99

    This book-length essay-poem chronicles the meditations of an adopted son—now a father—struggling with the meaning of family, love, and death. more...

  • Giovenale, "Satira" 8by Giuseppe Dimatteo

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 168.00

    This work offers a new interpretation and an in-depth analysis of one of the least studied among Juvenal’s satires. The introduction examines the structure of the piece and some of its rhetorical features, such as the peculiar use of exempla and evidentia, while focusing on its basic theme, the degeneration of the contemporary nobility.... more...

  • Homeric Effects in Vergil's Narrativeby Alessandro Barchiesi; Ilaria Marchesi; Matt Fox; Philip Hardie; Alessandro Barchiesi

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 19.95 US$ 18.15

    The study of Homeric imitations in Vergil has one of the longest traditions in Western culture, starting from the very moment the Aeneid was circulated. Homeric Effects in Vergil's Narrative is the first English translation of one of the most important and influential modern studies in this tradition. In this revised and expanded edition, Alessandro... more...

  • A Handbook to the Reception of Ovidby John F. Miller; Carole E. Newlands

    Wiley 2014; US$ 200.95 US$ 180.86

    A Handbook to the Reception of Ovid presents more than 30 original essays written by leading scholars revealing the rich diversity of critical engagement with Ovid’s poetry that spans the Western tradition from antiquity to the present day.  Offers innovative perspectives on Ovid’s poetry and its reception from antiquity to... more...

  • Caesar’s D? Bell? Gallic?by Jean-François Mondon

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.95

    Caesar’s D? Bell? Gallic?: A Syntactically Parsed Reader is an innovative Latin reader presenting selections of Caesar’s Gallic wars texts. Its unique approach tackles the two most common problems a student reading unedited Latin faces: abundant vocabulary and a maze-like sentence structure. Breaking down the sentence structure of the texts and... more...