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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...

  • 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$ 49.55

    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...

  • 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...

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

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 44.84

    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...

  • Ovid, Amoresby Felix Klug

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 13.48

    Der Lernzirkel beinhaltet bedeutende und für Heranwachsende interessante Kernpassagen der Liebesdichtung Ovids. Er besteht aus insgesamt fünf Arbeitsstationen und einer Hilfe- und Kontrollstation. Die lateinischen Übersetzungstexte sind auf drei Levels binnendifferenziert und bieten sieben zentrale Textstellen aus Ovids Amores: ? Ov. am. I,2,1?10... more...

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

    Wiley 2014; US$ 195.00

    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 the present day Features... more...

  • Liebesgedichte / Amoresby Ovid; Niklas Holzberg

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 56.00

    First published in 1999 within the bilingual collection Sammlung Tusculum , the Latin/German edition of Ovid?s Amores ( Erotic Poems ) has now been revised and updated in a way which includes and reflects the findings of recent scholarship. With its new introduction, the annotations, an essay on the reception of the poems, and a comprehensive... more...

  • Plautine Trendsby Ioannis N. Perysinakis; Evangelos Karakasis

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 154.00

    Plautine Trends brings together experts on Roman comedy in a collective volume, focusing on key issues of modern Plautine research: Plautus?s Greek models vs. Romanization, generic self-awareness vs. interactive innovation, comic staging, metatheatrical aspects, as well as questions of language, structure, socio-historical and philosophical... more...