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  • Senecas Schrift De beneficiis und der Wandel im römischen Benefizienwesenby Jan Wolkenhauer

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 57.40

    In der Aristokratie der römischen Republik wurden existenziell wichtige Hilfeleistungen unter dem Namen »Wohltaten« (beneficia) in breit angelegten Netzen persönlicher Bindungen erwiesen. Die Etablierung der kaiserlichen Herrschaft bewirkte hier fundamentale Änderungen.Dieses Buch untersucht, wie sich die Vermittlungswege von beneficia im Umbruch zur... more...

  • Lustrum Band 55 ? 2013by Michael Weißenberger; Marcus Deufert

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 93.93

    Lustrum Band 55 enthält einen großen Forschungsbericht über Juvenal. Walter Kißel, ein ausgewiesener Kenner der römischen Satire, leistet eine kritische Würdigung der vollständig erfassten wissenschaftlichen Literatur, die diesem letzten großen Vertreter der römischen Verssatire zwischen 1962 und 2011 gewidmet worden ist. Der Bericht zerfällt in zwei... more...

  • In a Landscapeby John Gallaher

    BOA Editions Ltd. 2014; US$ 9.99

    This book-length essay-poem chronicles the meditations of an adopted son—now a father—struggling with the meaning of family, love, and death. 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... more...

  • The Greatest Empireby Emily Wilson

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 20.99

    By any measure, Seneca (?4-65AD) is one of the most important figures in both Roman literature and ancient philosophy. He was the most popular writer of his day, and his writings are voluminous and diverse, ranging from satire to philosophical "consolations" against grief, from metaphysical theory to moral and political discussions of virtue... more...

  • Charakterfokalisation bei Lucanby Kathrin Ludwig

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 154.00

    In recent years, the methods of modern narrative theory have become essential tools for researching ancient texts. This work analyzes figural perspectives in the Civil War epic Pharsalia by the Roman poet Lucan (39-65 AD), and describes their function in communicating the overall message of the text. The author demonstrates unique elements in Lucan?s... more...

  • Ovidby J. W. Binns

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Ovid, Rome?s most cynical and worldly love poet, has not until recently been highly regarded among Latin poets. Now, however, his reputation is growing, and this volume is an important contribution to the re-establishment of Ovid?s claims to critical attention. This collection of essays ranges over a wide variety of themes and works: Ovid?s development... more...

  • Latin Explorations: Critical Studies in Roman Literatureby Kenneth Quinn

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Latin Explorations , first published in 1963, offers a fresh approach to Roman poetry from Catullus to Ovid. Traditionally, the period is divided for specialist studies ? Lyric, Epic and Elegy. In each of them, techniques of interpretation prevail, isolated from contemporary ideas about poetry and dominated by barriers between ?textual?, ?exegetical?... more...

  • Latin Literature of the Fourth Centuryby J. W. Binns

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00

    This volume, offering an insight into the literary world of Rome in the fourth century AD, reflects an increased interest in the writers of the 150 years before the collapse of the Western Empire, who have long been over-shadowed by the pre-eminence accorded since the eighteenth century to the Golden and Silver ages. Among the writers examined... more...

  • Artificia maliby Kathrin Winter

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2014; US$ 58.45

    Die Frage nach der Darstellbarkeit dessen, was sich in seiner Maßlosigkeit und Monstrosität jeder Darstellung zu widersetzen scheint, zieht sich unablässig durch Senecas Rachetragödien. Wenn dort grausige Morde penibel inszeniert werden und sich entsetzte und doch faszinierte Blicke von den unsäglichen Geschehnissen nicht lösen können, dann drängt... more...