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  • Recognizing Persiusby Kenneth J. Reckford

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 52.50

    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...

  • Brill's Companion to Lucanby Paolo Asso

    BRILL 2011; US$ 247.00

    The present collection samples the most current approaches to Lucan?s poem, its themes, its dialogue with other texts, its reception in medieval and early modern literature, and its relevance to audiences of all times. more...

  • De Lingua Latina Xby Daniel J. Taylor

    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...

  • The Sixteen Satiresby Juvenal; Peter Green; Peter Green

    Penguin Books Ltd 2004; Not Available

    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...

  • Aspects of Apuleius' Golden Assby W.H. Keulen; Ulrike Egelhaaf-Gaiser

    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...

  • 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...

  • Ciceros »De re publica« im Unterrichtby Hans-Joachim Glücklich; Hans-Joachim Glücklich

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2010; US$ 20.88

    Hauptbeschreibung 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.... more...

  • Valerius Flaccus' dramatische Erzähltechnikby Christoph Sauer

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2011; US$ 69.62

    Hauptbeschreibung 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. ... more...

  • The Complete Poems of Tibullusby Albius Tibullus

    University of California Press 2012; US$ 20.95

    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...