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- 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...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 87.99
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...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 210.00
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 126.00
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...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 119.00
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...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 168.00
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... more...