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  • Sexing the Worldby Anthony Corbeill

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 45.00

    From the moment a child in ancient Rome began to speak Latin, the surrounding world became populated with objects possessing grammatical gender?masculine eyes ( oculi ), feminine trees ( arbores ), neuter bodies ( corpora ). Sexing the World surveys the many ways in which grammatical gender enabled Latin speakers to organize aspects of their society... more...

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

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 35.00

    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...

  • Studien zur Originalität der römischen Tragödieby Eckard Lefèvre

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 182.00

    The collected papers in this volume, many of them previously unpublished, demonstrate the politcial character of Roman tragedy and show that, during the Imperial period, panegyrics often shifted to opposition. more...

  • Krieg und Bürgerkrieg bei Lucan und in der griechischen Literaturby Annemarie Ambühl

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 168.00

    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...

  • Negotiatores in Cirtaby Josef Löffl

    Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 47.99

    Das Römische Reich zieht in den Krieg gegen Jugurtha, den König der Numider. Marius und Sulla ? zwei Schlüsselfiguren des Untergangs der res publica Romana ? sind dabei und der Geschichtsschreiber Sallust berichtet detailliert über den Konflikt. Bei einem Blick auf die Fakten handelt es sich bei dem Geschehen in Nordafrika am Ende des zweiten Jahrhunderts... more...

  • Praecepta Tonicaby Iohannes Alexandrinus; Georgios A. Xenis

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00

    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...

  • Die Kaiserviten. Berühmte Männer / De vita Caesarum. De viris illustribusby Sueton; Hans Martinet

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    In De vita Caesarum , Suetonius portrays the lives of twelve Roman emperors from Caesar to Domitian. He presents the light and dark sides of their personalities, thus offering a portrait of the mores of the late Roman Republic and early Roman Empire. De viris illustribus is devoted to the lives of famous orators, grammarians, and philosophers... more...

  • Giovenale, "Satira" 8by Giuseppe Dimatteo

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 154.00

    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...

  • Wunder der Weltby Solinus; Thomas Baier; Kai Brodersen; Martin Hose

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 112.88

    Gaius Iulius Solinus ist der Autor eines spätantiken Werkes, das unter dem Titel ?Collectanea rerum mirabilium? bekannt ist und neben geographischem Wissen Merkwürdigkeiten und mancherlei Kuriositäten überliefert. Solinus bietet umfangreiche Informationen über die römische Frühgeschichte, über den Kalender und seine Reformen und erklärt schließlich... more...

  • Carminaby Gaius Valerius Catullus; Len Krisak

    Carcanet Press Ltd. 2014; US$ 19.99

    The works of poet Catullus have long been a companion for both lovers and those whom love has disappointed. He is also a satirical and epigrammatic writer who savagely consoles with laughter. Carmina captures his mordant, scathing wit and also the concise tenderness, the famous love for reluctant Lesbia who is made present in these new versions.... more...