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  • Commentary on the Historia Apollonii Regis Tyriby G.A.A. Kortekaas

    BRILL 2006; US$ 247.00

    Acts as a sequel to Kortekaas' "The Story of Apollonius, King of Tyre: A Study of Its Greek Origin" and an "Edition of the Two Oldest Latin Recensions". This book looks at the problems posed by the text, such as the origin and the interrelationship between various manuscripts, especially between RA and RB, the two main recensions,... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...