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  • Latin Aliveby Joseph B. Solodow

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 20.00

    Joseph Solodow tells the story of how Latin developed into modern French, Spanish, and Italian, and also deeply affected English. more...

  • Catullus, Cicero, and a Society of Patronsby Sarah Culpepper Stroup

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 92.00

    Studies the distinctly 'late Republican' socio-textual culture recorded by this period's two most influential authors, Catullus and Cicero. more...

  • Vergil's Aeneid and Greek Tragedyby Vassiliki Panoussi

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 24.00

    This book is a systematic study of the importance of Greek tragedy as a fundamental 'intertext' for Vergil's Aeneid. more...

  • Cicero on the Emotionsby Marcus Tullius Cicero; Margaret R. Graver

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 27.50

    The third and fourth books of Cicero's Tusculan Disputations deal with the nature and management of human emotion: first grief, then the emotions in general. In lively and accessible style, Cicero presents the insights of Greek philosophers on the subject, reporting the views of Epicureans and Peripatetics and giving a detailed account of the Stoic... more...

  • The Blackwell History of the Latin Languageby James Clackson; Geoffrey Horrocks

    Wiley 2011; US$ 45.95

    This text makes use of contemporary work in linguistics to provide up-to-date commentary on the development of Latin, from its prehistoric origins in the Indo-European language family, through the earliest texts, to the creation of the Classical Language of Cicero and Vergil, and examines the impact of the spread of spoken Latin through the Roman Empire.... more...

  • Schaum's Outline of Latin Grammarby Alan Fishbone

    McGraw-Hill Education 2001; US$ 21.00

    Tough Test Questions? Missed Lectures? Not Enough Time? Fortunately for you, there's Schaum's Outlines. More than 40 million students have trusted Schaum's to help them succeed in the classroom and on exams. Schaum's is the key to faster learning and higher grades in every subject. Each Outline presents all the essential course information in... more...

  • Beginning Latin Poetry Readerby Gavin Betts; Daniel Franklin

    McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 16.00

    Embrace your Roman muse! As a learner of Latin, you want to experience the Roman world by reading its writers in their original language. But you may be unsure where to begin in the classical canon or you may worry that your Latin skills are insufficient to tackle authentic texts. Requiring only a grounding in the basics, Beginning Latin... more...

  • Subjecting Versesby Paul Allen Miller

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 67.50

    The elegy flared into existence, commanded the cultural stage for several decades, then went extinct. This book accounts for the swift rise and sudden decline of a genre whose life span was incredibly brief relative to its impact. Examining every major poet from Catullus to Ovid, Subjecting Verses presents the first comprehensive history of Latin... more...

  • Virgil's Gazeby J. D. Reed

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 57.50

    Virgil's Aeneid invites its reader to identify with the Roman nation whose origins and destiny it celebrates. But, as J. D. Reed argues in Virgil's Gaze , the great Roman epic satisfies this identification only indirectly--if at all. In retelling the story of Aeneas' foundational journey from Troy to Italy, Virgil defines Roman national identity... more...

  • The Complete Idiot's Guide to Learning Latin, 3rd Editionby Natalie Harwood

    DK Publishing 2006; US$ 18.95

    Whether interested in Latin or just seeking a deeper understanding of English, readers will find a fun alternative to the standard dusty tomes usually associated with Latin. Included in this revised edition are updated vocabulary lists relevant to today's world, expanded pronunciation guides, Latin-to-English and English-to-Latin translation, and... more...