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  • Collins Latin Language and Roman Cultureby Collins

    HarperCollins Publishers 2012; Not Available

    As straightforward and easy to follow as a Roman road, Collins Latin Language and Roman Culture is the most accessible guide to both the language and the literature of one of the greatest empires the world has known. more...

  • Aeneid 1?6by Vergil; Randall Ganiban; Christine Perkell; James J. O'Hara; James Farrell; Patricia A. Johnston

    Focus Publishing/R. Pullins Co. 2013; US$ 21.95

    The first of a two-volume edition of Vergil's Aeneid, Aeneid 1?6 is part of a new series of Vergil commentaries from Focus which provides aid in translating while also elucidating the stylistic and interpretive issues. Includes introduction, complete Latin text, commentary, glossary, and appendix on meter. Individual editions of the Aeneid ... more...

  • The Women of Pliny's Lettersby Jo-Ann Shelton

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 150.00

    Pliny's letters offer a significant source of information about the lives of Roman women (predominantly, though not exclusively, upper-class women) during the late first and early second centuries CE. In the 368 letters included in his ten published books of epistles, Pliny mentions over 30 women by name, addresses letters to seven, and refers to... more...

  • Johannes Bisselius: Deliciae Veris ? Frühlingsfreudenby Wilhelm Kühlmann; Jost Eickmeyer; Hermann Wiegand; Lutz Claren

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 210.00

    In 1638, the Jesuit, poet, preacher, and historianJohannes Bisselius (1601?1682) published the first volume of his seasonal poem Deliciae Veris, ?Pleasures of Spring?. The subtly composed, stylistically unique cycle is presented here for the first time in a modern edition with a German translation and insightful commentary, including an introduction... more...

  • The Latin Poetry of English Poetsby J. W. Binns

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00

    Thomas Campion, Milton, Crashaw, Herbert, Bourne, Walter Savage Landor ? all these poets, between them spanning the period from the Elizabethan to the Victorian age, wrote a substantial body of Latin verse in addition to their better-known English poetry, representing part of the vast and almost unexplored body of Neo-Latin literature which appealed... more...

  • Philostratus: Biography and Belle Lettres in the Third Century A.S.by Graham Anderson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 150.00

    This study of Philostratus , first published in 1986, presents the Greek biographer?s treatment of both sophists and holy men in the social and intellectual life of the early Roman Empire, which also displays his own distinctive literary personality as a superficial dilettante and an engrossing snob. Through him we gain a glimpse of the rhetorical... 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...

  • More Latin for the Illiteratiby Jon R. Stone

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 33.95

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Routledge Dictionary of Latin Quotationsby Jon R. Stone

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 30.95

    The Routledge Dictionary of Latin Quotations completes our enormously successful and award-winning Latin for the Illiterati series of volumes, rounding off the trilogy with a comprehensive treasury of classic Latin quotations, mottoes, proverbs, and maxims collected from the worlds of philosophy, rhetoric, politics, science, religion, literature, drama,... more...

  • Greek Mythography in the Roman Worldby Alan Cameron

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 99.99

    This title illustrates the importance of semi-learned mythographic handbooks in the social, literary, and artistic world of Rome. One of the most intriguing features of these works is the fact that they all cite classical sources for the stories they tell, sources which are often forged. more...