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  • Translating Into Successby Robert C. Sprung; Simone Jaroniec

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2000; US$ 165.00

    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...

  • Creative Imitation and Latin Literatureby David West; Tony Woodman

    Cambridge University Press 1979; US$ 50.00

    The contributors analyse passages from various authors to demonstrate how Latin authors created new works of art by imitating earlier literature. more...

  • The Passions in Roman Thought and Literatureby Susanna Morton Braund; Christopher Gill

    Cambridge University Press 1997; US$ 51.00

    Understanding the emotions or 'passions' in key literary and intellectual Latin writings. more...

  • Declinatioby Daniel J. Taylor

    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...

  • Ancient Lettersby Ruth Morello; A. D. Morrison

    Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 139.99

    The surviving body of ancient letters offers the reader a stunning variety of material, ranging from the everyday letters preserved among the Oxyrhynchus papyri to imperial rescripts, New Testament Epistles, fictional or pseudepigraphical letters and a wealth of missives on almost every conceivable subject. They offer us a unique insight into ancient... more...

  • Defence Speechesby Cicero

    Oxford University Press, UK 2001; US$ 8.99

    This volume presents five of Cicero's most famous defence speeches: of Roscius, accused of murder; of Murena, accused of bribery; of Archias, on a citizenship charge; of Caelius, accused of violence; and of Milo, accused of murdering Cicero's hated enemy Clodius. These new translations achieve new standards of accuracy and introductions and... more...

  • Latin Poetry and the Judgement of Tasteby Charles Martindale

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 48.99

    This book argues for a new attention to the importance of beauty and the aesthetic in our response to poetry. Charles Martindale explores ways in which Kant's aesthetic theory, as set out in the Critique of Judgement, remains of fundamental importance for the modern critic. He argues that the Kantian 'judgement of taste' is not formalist,... more...

  • Recognizing Persiusby Kenneth J. Reckford

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 55.00

    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 and idiosyncratic... more...

  • De Lingua Latina Xby Daniel J. Taylor

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1996; US$ 158.00

    De Lingua Latina X has never been so courageously edited nor so daringly translated as in this long-awaited sequel to Taylor’s Declinatio (SiHoLS 2). The editor’s intimate familiarity with both the extant archetype and Varro’s unique linguistic theory and practice make this volume indispensable for an understanding of LL X ,... more...