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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 45.99
In Vergil's Empire, Eve Adler offers an exciting new interpretation of the political thought of Vergil's Aeneid. Adler argues that in this epic poem, Vergil presents the theoretical foundations of a new political order, one that resolves the conflict between scientific enlightenment and ancestral religion that permeated the ancient world. more...
- BRILL 2003; US$ 156.00
An analysis of Cicero's style, covering differences of literary genres, nuances of style in individual works, and chronological development. There is an account of fixed elements typical of Cicero's diction, and interpretative studies discuss the relationship of style and context in the orations. more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 257.22
This volume, which has now been published in eight languages, provides an overview of all Latin literature, from its beginnings to Boethius. ?Literature? is understood in the ancient sense, that is it also includes rhetoric, history, philosophy and specialised sciences. Particular attention is paid to the continued influence of Latin literature... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 89.80
The Praecepta Tonica by John of Alexandria (5 th -6 th cent. AD) is one of our richest sources for ancient Greek accentuation and an indispensable tool for reconstructing Herodian?s famous De prosodia catholica . Despite its importance, it is available only in a seriously flawed edition brought out by Karl Wilhelm Dindorf in 1825.... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 134.73
In his civil war epic, the Roman poet Lucan draws extensively on his literary forbears. This study fills a gap in the research by going beyond the boundaries of language and genre to examine his reception of Greek literature, especially Attic tragedy and Hellenistic poetry. It reveals the importance of mythical and literary models, such... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95
Sophism was the single most important movement in second century literature: prose of that period came to be written as entertainment rather than confined to historical subjects. Graham Anderson shows how the Greek sophists' skills in public speaking enabled them to perform effectively across a variety of activities. As he presents the sophists' roles... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
Ovid: The Classical Heritage , first published in 1995, contains a diverse collection of reflections, ranging from the first century, through the Middle Ages, to the twentieth, on a poet who has been adored and reviled in equal measure. With the entire notion of ?Western culture? under duress, the need to establish continuity from antiquity to modernity... more...
- OUP Oxford 2006; US$ 154.99 US$ 133.29
Rebecca Armstrong investigates the myths of three Cretan women - King Minos' wife, Pasiphae, and their daughters Ariadne and Phaedra - as they appear in Latin poetry of the late Republic and early Empire. She offers detailed readings of the most prominent treatments of the stories, alongside a thematic investigation of the ideas of memory, wildness,... more...
- OUP Oxford 2006; US$ 67.99 US$ 58.47
Asconius' commentaries on Cicero's speeches are not only interesting in their own right but also provide a mine of information about the turbulent history of the late Roman Republic. This volume, designed for students, presents the original Latin text with a new translation and commentary. more...