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  • Collins Latin Language and Roman Cultureby Collins

    HarperCollins Publishers 2012; US$ 6.73

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

  • Guide to Latin in International Lawby Aaron X. Fellmeth; Maurice Horwitz

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 114.99 US$ 103.49

    Guide to Latin in International Law provides a comprehensive approach and includes both literal translations and definitions with several useful innovations. Included is not only the modern English pronunciation but also the classical or "restored" pronunciation. Its etymology is more complete than the leading law dictionary on the market, and the... more...

  • Martial: Liber Spectaculorumby Kathleen M. Coleman

    OUP Oxford 2006; US$ 169.99 US$ 152.99

    An edition of a collection of Latin epigrams by the poet Martial to celebrate games held in the Colosseum. An introduction sets the epigrams in their literary and social context. Each epigram is followed by an English translation and a detailed commentary discussing matters of linguistic, literary, and historical interest. more...

  • Cicero: Speech on Behalf of Publius Sestiusby Robert A. Kaster

    OUP Oxford 2006; US$ 84.99 US$ 76.49

    A new translation of, and commentary on, Cicero's defence of Publius Sestius against a charge of public violence. The speech provides any student of Rome with a fascinating way into the period and is also among the best introductions we have to traditional Republican values and ethics in action. more...

  • On Latin Adverbsby Harm Pinkster

    Amsterdam University Press 2005; US$ 53.50

    On Latin Adverbs was praised for its systematic and lucid application of clear and well-defined concepts to a notoriously difficult chapter of Latin grammar. Latomus more...

  • Syntax of the Sentenceby Philip Baldi

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 191.76

    New Perspectives on Historical Latin Syntax: Syntax of the Sentence is the first of four volumes dealing with the long-term evolution of Latin syntax, roughly from the 4th century BCE up to the 6th century CE. There are six pivotal chapters in this volume, each dealing with a subject which is critical to the understanding of the syntactic... more...

  • Money in the Late Roman Republicby David B. Hollander

    BRILL 2007; US$ 130.00

    Like coinage, bullion, financial instruments and a variety of commodities played an important role in Rome's monetary system. This book examines how the availability of such assets affected the demand for coinage and the development of the late Republican economy. more...

  • 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$ 33.00

    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...