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  • Epigramme. Gesamtausgabeby Martial; Paul Barié; Winfried Schindler

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.00

    Ohne Martial lässt sich die Gesellschaft der römischen Kaiserzeit nicht verstehen. Seine Epigramme bilden ein Sittengemälde des antiken Großstadtlebens in allen seinen Facetten. ?Nach Mensch schmeckt jede Seite von mir" (hominem pagina nostra sapit). Die zweisprachige Gesamtausgabe versucht erstmals in einer deutschen Prosaübersetzung die Gedankenbewegung... more...

  • Frontinus: De Aquaeductu Urbis Romaeby Frontinus; R. H. Rodgers

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 52.00

    R. H. Rodgers provides the first full commentary since the early eighteenth century. more...

  • The Garden of Priapusby Amy Richlin

    Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 64.99

    Using literary and feminist methodology, this study argues that an attitude of sexual aggressiveness in defence served as a model for Roman satire. The author suggests that aggressive sexual humour reinforced Roman aggressive behaviour on both the individual and societal levels. more...

  • Gedanken über Tod und Unsterblickkeitby M. Tullius Cicero; Klaus Reich; Hans Günter Zekl; Klaus Bringmann

    Felix Meiner Verlag 2015; US$ 30.72

    Diese zweisprachige Studienausgabe enthält das erste Buch der Tusculanae disputationes, ergänzt durch die Traumvision Scipios aus De re publica und die Schrift Cato maior de senectute. Gegenstand der Überlegungen Ciceros in allen drei Texten ist das Fortleben des Menschen oder der Seele nach dem Tode. Während in Scipios Wunschtraum der Genuß des vollkommenen,... more...

  • Giovenale, "Satira" 8by Giuseppe Dimatteo

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 154.00

    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. An overview of the history of the text is followed by a revised critical edition and an Italian translation. The commentary offers... more...

  • Giovenale, "Satira" Vby Biagio Santorelli

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 119.00

    This new interpretation of V Satire is embedded in a broader analysis of a central topos in Juvenal's work: the degradation of the clientela . The introduction illuminates Juvenal's attitude towards this topic, giving particular attention to his relationship to Martial and to the reception of this topos by Lucian. The commentary explains... more...

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

    Wiley 2014; US$ 195.00

    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 the present day ... more...

  • Historienby Tacitus; Kai Brodersen; Alfons Städele; Martin Hose; Thomas Baier

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2015; US$ 114.48

    Cornelius Tacitus (ca. 55?120 n. Chr.) ist der bedeutendste antike Geschichtsschreiber. In seinen Historien schildert er die Geschichte des Römischen Reiches zwischen den Jahren 69 und 96 n. Chr., die Zeit der Flavier. Ursprünglich umfasste dieses Werk 14 Bücher. Heute sind davon lediglich die Bücher I bis IV sowie der Anfang von Buch V erhalten. Tacitus... more...

  • Homer lesenby Herbert Bannert

    frommann-holzboog Verlag 2010; US$ 37.66

    Mit den zeitlosen Geschichten um den Zorn Achills und der ungewissen Heimkehr des Odysseus in >Ilias Odyssee »Bannert lesen. Danach braucht es den sanften Imperativ seines Buchtitels nicht mehr, dann liest man den Homer von selbst.« Johann Schloemann, Süddeutsche Zeitung   Reihe Legenda - Band 6 more...

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

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 35.00

    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...