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  • Giovenale, "Satira" 8by Giuseppe Dimatteo

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 128.96

    This work offers a new interpretation and an in-depth analysis of one of the least studied among Juvenal?s satires. The introduction examines the structure of the piece and some of its rhetorical features. An overview of the history of the text is followed by a revised critical edition and an Italian translation. The commentary offers... more...

  • Homeric Effects in Vergil's Narrativeby Alessandro Barchiesi; Ilaria Marchesi; Matt Fox; Philip Hardie; Alessandro Barchiesi

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 35.00 US$ 31.85

    The study of Homeric imitations in Vergil has one of the longest traditions in Western culture, starting from the very moment the Aeneid was circulated. Homeric Effects in Vergil's Narrative is the first English translation of one of the most important and influential modern studies in this tradition. In this revised and expanded edition, Alessandro... more...

  • A Handbook to the Reception of Ovidby John F. Miller; Carole E. Newlands

    Wiley 2014; US$ 200.95 US$ 174.16

    A Handbook to the Reception of Ovid presents more than 30 original essays written by leading scholars revealing the rich diversity of critical engagement with Ovid’s poetry that spans the Western tradition from antiquity to the present day.  Offers innovative perspectives on Ovid’s poetry and its reception from antiquity to... more...

  • Caesar?s D? Bell? Gallic?by Jean-François Mondon

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 50.95

    Caesar?s D? Bell? Gallic?: A Syntactically Parsed Reader is an innovative Latin reader presenting selections of Caesar?s Gallic wars texts. Its unique approach tackles the two most common problems a student reading unedited Latin faces: abundant vocabulary and a maze-like sentence structure. Breaking down the sentence structure of the texts and... more...

  • Vergil´s Political Commentaryby Leendert Weeda

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 0.00

    Vergil?s commentary on political issues is discussed after analyzing the whole of the poet?s work. His political engagement ? noticeable in much of his work, is clear. The new notion of the functional model, which the poet often used when making a political statement is introduced. New interpretations of a number of the Eclogues and passages... more...

  • Narcissus and the Invention of Personal Historyby Kenneth J. Knoespel

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    Originally published in 1985. This investigation of Ovid?s fable takes a different tack to previous studies of the love lyric or the themes but looks at the creation of narrative strategies to explain Narcissus? experience. The story has always been understood as literally impossible but invites readers to ask what is meant by the puzzling tale of... more...

  • Bausteine zu einer Narratologie der Dingeby Valentin Christ

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 85.96

    In mittelalterlichen Erzählungen treten unzählige Dinge auf, die über den Status als bloß ?Zuhandenes? weit hinausreichen. Unbelebt und dabei doch höchst ?aktiv? scheinen diese Gegenstände das Geschehen in irgendeiner Weise mitzubestimmen. Woher ein Ding kommt und wohin es geht, wem es gehört(e), wie und wann man es benutzt etc. ? all... more...

  • Plinius und seine Klassikerby Katrin Schwerdtner

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 118.21

    Die Reihe Beiträge zur Altertumskunde (BzA) wurde 1990 begründet. Sie enthält vorwiegend deutschsprachige Monographien und Tagungsbände, jedoch auch Texte, Übersetzungen und Kommentare von antiken Werken, die von bleibender Wirkung sind. Die einzelnen Bände der Beiträge zur Altertumskunde sind nützliche Arbeitsinstrumente und bieten... more...

  • Cento Vergilianusby Faltonia Betitia Proba; Alessia Fassina; Carlo M. Lucarini

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 64.46

    Die Bibliotheca Teubneriana , established in 1849, has evolved into the world's most venerable and extensive series of editions of Greek and Latin literature, ranging from classical to Neo-Latin texts. Some 4-5 new editions are published every year. more...

  • Rhetoric at Romeby Professor M L Clarke; M. L. Clarke

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 43.95

    This new edition of M.L. Clarke's 1953 classic study of Roman rhetoric incorporates corrections and a new introduction by D.H. Berry. The bibliography has been substantially updated and supplemented by suggestions for further reading. more...