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  • Latin Erotic Elegyby Paul Allen Miller

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    This indispensable volume provides a complete course on Latin erotic elegy, allowing students to trace a coherent narrative of the genre's rise and fall, and to understand its relationship to the changes that marked the collapse of the Roman republic, and the founding of the empire. The book begins with a detailed and wide-ranging introduction, looking... more...

  • Die Kaiserviten. Berühmte Männer / De vita Caesarum. De viris illustribusby Sueton; Hans Martinet

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    In De vita Caesarum , Suetonius portrays the lives of twelve Roman emperors from Caesar to Domitian. He presents the light and dark sides of their personalities, thus offering a portrait of the mores of the late Roman Republic and early Roman Empire. De viris illustribus is devoted to the lives of famous orators, grammarians, and philosophers... more...

  • Students Catullusby Daniel H. Garrison

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Plautus in Performanceby Niall W. Slater

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00

    Plautus was Ancient Rome's greatest comic playwright, Shakespeare drew heavily on his plots, and his legacy is prevalent throughout modern drama. In this expanded edition of his successful book, one of America's foremost Classical scholars introduces performance criticism to the study of Plautus' ancient drama. In addition to the original detailed... more...

  • Ovid's Heroinesby Clare Pollard; Ovid

    Bloodaxe Books 2014; US$ 13.05

    Ovid's Heroides, written in Rome some time between 25 and 16 BC, was once his most popular work. The title translates as Heroines. It is a series of poems in the voices of women from Greek and Roman myth -including Phaedra, Medea, Penelope and Ariadne -addressed to the men they love. Claimed as both the first book of dramatic monologues and the first... more...

  • Liebesgedichte / Amoresby Ovid; Niklas Holzberg

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 56.00

    First published in 1999 within the bilingual collection Sammlung Tusculum , the Latin/German edition of Ovid?s Amores ( Erotic Poems ) has now been revised and updated in a way which includes and reflects the findings of recent scholarship. With its new introduction, the annotations, an essay on the reception of the poems, and a comprehensive... more...

  • De architecturaby Marcus Vitruvius Pollio; Johannes De Laet

    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...