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  • On the Nature of the Universeby Lucretius; Ronald Melville; Don Fowler

    Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 8.95

    `Therefore this terror and darkness of the mind Not by the sun's rays, nor the bright shafts of day, Must be dispersed, as is most necessary, But by the face of nature and her laws.' Lucretius' poem On the Nature of the Universe combines a scientific and philosophical treatise with some of the greatest poetry ever written. With intense... more...

  • Work in Progressby Sean Alexander Gurd

    Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 73.99

    Work in Progress offers an in-depth study of the role of literary revision in the compositional practices and representational strategies of Roman authors at the end of the republic and the beginning of the principate. It focuses on Cicero, Horace, Quintilian, Martial, and Pliny the Younger, but also offers discussions of Isocrates, Plato, and Hellenistic... more...

  • Roman Lyricby Francis Cairns

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 196.00

    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 and contains... more...

  • Propertius: A Hellenistic Poet on Love and Deathby Theodore D. Papanghelis

    Cambridge University Press 1987; US$ 34.00

    This book offers a detailed reading of some of the most stimulating and problematic of Propertius' elegies. more...

  • The Versatile Needleby Anke Rondholz

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 119.00

    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 of the... more...

  • Nemesianus, ?Cynegetica?by Rainer Jakobi

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 112.00

    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 and detailed philological... more...

  • Das Imperium Romanum und seine Gegenweltenby Wiebke Vergin

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 154.00

    Ammianus is regarded as the greatest historian of late antiquity. Yet his geographic and ethnographic digressions were long underestimated as examples offeigned eruditionand as undue interruptions to the historical narrative. The author of this volume believes that the key to understanding Ammianus?s work as a whole lies in his teaching of classical... more...

  • Liberae rei publicae iuris consultiby

    De Gruyter 1985; US$ 140.00

    Liberae rei publicae iuris consulti (Bibliotheca scriptorum Graecorum et Romanorum Teubneriana) more...

  • Apuleius: Metamorphosen literarischer Vorlagenby Hans Münstermann

    De Gruyter 1995; US$ 133.00

    Apuleius: Metamorphosen Literarischer Vorlagen: Untersuchung Dreier Episoden Des Romans Unter Ber Cksichtigung Der Philosophie Und Theologie Des Apuleius. more...

  • De philosophia libriby Claudio Moreschini

    De Gruyter 1991; US$ 112.00

    Opera quae supersunt : de philosophia libri. more...