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- Oxford University Press, UK 2001; US$ 8.99
This volume presents five of Cicero's most famous defence speeches: of Roscius, accused of murder; of Murena, accused of bribery; of Archias, on a citizenship charge; of Caelius, accused of violence; and of Milo, accused of murdering Cicero's hated enemy Clodius. These new translations achieve new standards of accuracy and introductions and... more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 48.99
This book argues for a new attention to the importance of beauty and the aesthetic in our response to poetry. Charles Martindale explores ways in which Kant's aesthetic theory, as set out in the Critique of Judgement, remains of fundamental importance for the modern critic. He argues that the Kantian 'judgement of taste' is not formalist,... more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 55.00
Recognizing Persius is a passionate and in-depth exploration of the libellus --or little book--of six Latin satires left by the Roman satirical writer Persius when he died in AD 62 at the age of twenty-seven. In this comprehensive and reflectively personal book, Kenneth Reckford fleshes out the primary importance of this mysterious and idiosyncratic... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...