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- OUP Oxford 2006; US$ 169.99 US$ 146.19
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...
- OUP Oxford 2006; US$ 84.99 US$ 73.09
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...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 197.81
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 33.00 US$ 27.06
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...
- OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 13.99 US$ 12.03
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...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2013; US$ 15.99
Comprehensive and clear explanations of key grammar patterns and structures are reinforced and contextualized through authentic materials. You will not only learn how to construct grammar correctly, but when and where to use it so you sound natural and appropriate. Latin Grammar You Really Need to Know will help you gain the intuition you need to become... more...