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  • Brill's Companion to Lucanby Paolo Asso

    BRILL 2011; US$ 247.00

    The present collection samples the most current approaches to Lucan?s poem, its themes, its dialogue with other texts, its reception in medieval and early modern literature, and its relevance to audiences of all times. 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...

  • The Sixteen Satiresby Juvenal; Peter Green; Peter Green

    Penguin Books Ltd 2004; US$ 19.18

    Perhaps more than any other writer, Juvenal (c. AD 55-138) captures the splendour, the squalor and the sheer energy of everyday Roman life. In The Sixteen Satires he evokes a fascinating world of whores, fortune-tellers, boozy politicians, slick lawyers, shameless sycophants, ageing flirts and downtrodden teachers. A member of the traditional land-owning... more...

  • Aspects of Apuleius' Golden Assby W.H. Keulen; Ulrike Egelhaaf-Gaiser

    BRILL 2011; US$ 144.00

    The contributions to this volume on the Isis Book reassess current interpretations, highlight aspects of text, language, and style, and develop new lines of approach regarding the interpretation of this fascinating many-layered text, the last book of Apuleius? famous novel. more...

  • Ciceros »De re publica« im Unterrichtby Hans-Joachim Glücklich; Hans-Joachim Glücklich

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2010; US$ 14.30

    In diesem Lehrerkommentar werden, auf die Unterrichtspraxis bezogen, die Texte interpretiert, die in der Ausgabe »De re publica« (Reihe Exempla) enthalten sind. Dabei wird auf die Einordnung der ausgewählten Texte in den Zusammenhang des gesamten Werkes und auf die Darstellung der Gedankenentwicklung besonderer Wert gelegt. Dadurch ergibt sich eine... more...

  • Valerius Flaccus? dramatische Erzähltechnikby Christoph Sauer

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2011; US$ 47.31

    Der flavische Epiker Valerius Flaccus hat in der Forschung der letzten Jahrzehnte eine bemerkenswerte Beachtung gefunden. Gegenstand der vorliegenden Untersuchung ist die Frage nach dem grundlegenden Charakter seiner Kompositions- und Erzähltechnik. Valerius entpuppt sich als ein dramatischer Erzähler in der Nachfolge Vergils. Ausgangspunkt ist eine... more...

  • Roman Lyricby Francis Cairns

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 224.00

    Francis Cairns has made well-known contributions to the study of Roman Epic and Elegy. Roman Lyric assembles his substantial body of work on Roman lyric, about 30 papers published over the period 1969 to 2010 in many European and American periodicals, themed volumes and Festschriften, along with some new papers.The volume is fully indexed... more...

  • The Complete Poems of Tibullusby Albius Tibullus

    University of California Press 2012; US$ 29.95

    Tibullus is considered one of the finest exponents of Latin lyric in the golden age of Rome, during the Emperor Augustus?s reign, and his poetry retains its enduring beauty and appeal. Together these works provide an important document for anyone who seeks to understand Roman culture and sexuality and the origins of Western poetry. ? The new translation... more...

  • The Versatile Needleby Anke Rondholz

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 133.00

    Thecento-tragedy Medea usually attributed to Hosidius Geta was transmitted in the Codex Salmasianus (now Codex Parisinus 10318). This is a comprehensive study and reevaluation of the text against the background of the ancient cento tradition, also providing a new English translation. After developing a new definition of the ancient conception... more...

  • Nemesianus, ?Cynegetica?by Rainer Jakobi

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 126.00

    Nemesianus?s didactic poem about hunting, written in 283-84 AD, is based in its structure and conception on Vergil?s Georgics , the classical model for the genre. In its presentation of hunting as a leisure sport, the Cynegetica provides an un-heroic counterpoint to earlier hunting poems. This new critical edition includes extensive... more...