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  • Ovid in Exileby Matthew McGowan

    BRILL 2009; US$ 144.00

    This study considers exile in Ovid's Tristia and Epistulae ex Ponto as a place of genuine suffering and a metaphor for poetry's marginalization from Rome. It analyzes, in particular, the poet's representation of himself and the emperor Augustus against the background of Roman religion, law, and poetry. more...

  • Medical Analogy in Latin Satireby Sari Kivistö

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 105.00

    Offering fresh readings of numerous Neo-Latin texts, Medical Analogy in Latin Satire provides an introduction to medical issues in the tradition of Latin satire. The book explores what functions physical diseases and peculiarities had in early modern satires and how satire was considered as a form of healing instruction. more...

  • Rhetoric, Hermeneutics, and Translation in the Middle Agesby Rita Copeland

    Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 32.00

    This is the first book to consider the rise of translation as part of a broader history of critical discourses from classical Rome to the late Middle Ages. more...

  • Annus Horribilisby Mark Walker

    The History Press 2010; US$ 13.11

    These are just a few of the topics covered in this book. As Mark Walker makes clear, present-day English is still steeped in its Roman and Latin origins. As a result English still has many thousands of Latin words in everyday use. more...

  • A Natural History of Latinby Tore Janson

    OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 13.99

    Tore Janson tells the history of Latin from origins to present. He offers persuasive arguments for its value and gives direct access to its fascinating worlds, past and present. He describes how Latin spread through the classical world, its renewed importance in the Middle Ages, and its survival into modern times. He shows how spoken and written Latin... more...

  • The Foundations of Latinby Philip Baldi

    De Gruyter 1999; US$ 293.00

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  • Latin for the Illiterati, Second Editionby Jon R. Stone

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 26.95

    This revised and updated edition includes a brand new foreword by Richard LaFleur and more than fifteen hundred new entries and abbreviations. Organized alphabetically within the categories of verba (common words and expressions), dicta (common phrases and familiar sayings), and abbreviations, this practical and helpful reference guide is a comprehensive... more...

  • The Everything Essential Latin Bookby Richard E. Prior

    F+W Media 2013; US$ 12.99

    The basics of Latin made fun--and fast! Learning the basics of Latin can vastly improve your vocabulary and even provide keys to understanding legal, medical, and scientific terminology. The Everything Essential Latin Book is your perfect introduction to this fascinating language. With easy-to-follow instructions and simple explanations, this... more...

  • A Student Handbook of Latin and English Grammarby Peter L. Corrigan; Robert Mondi

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2014; US$ 13.50

    A Student Handbook of Latin and English Grammar offers a student-friendly comparative exposition of English and Latin grammatical principles that will prove a valuable supplement to a wide range of beginning Latin textbooks as well as a handy reference for those continuing on to upper-level courses. more...

  • Intensive Basic Latinby Jean-François Mondon

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    Intensive Basic Latin: A Grammar and Workbook comprises a dynamic reference grammar and related exercises in a single volume. The book presents forty individual grammar points, covering the core material which students would expect to encounter in their first year of learning Latin. Grammar points are followed by contextualised examples and exercises... more...