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  • 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...

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    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...

  • 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...

  • Bausteine zu einer Narratologie der Dingeby Valentin Christ

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 112.00

    In mittelalterlichen Erzählungen treten unzählige Dinge auf, die über den Status als bloß ?Zuhandenes? weit hinausreichen. Unbelebt und dabei doch höchst ?aktiv? scheinen diese Gegenstände das Geschehen in irgendeiner Weise mitzubestimmen. Woher ein Ding kommt und wohin es geht, wem es gehört(e), wie und wann man es benutzt etc. ? all... more...

  • Vergil´s Political Commentaryby Leendert Weeda

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 0.00

    Vergil?s commentary on political issues is discussed after analyzing the whole of the poet?s work. His political engagement ? noticeable in much of his work, is clear. The new notion of the functional model, which the poet often used when making a political statement is introduced. New interpretations of a number of the Eclogues and passages... more...