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- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 114.99 US$ 98.89
Word order is not a subject anyone reading Latin can afford to ignore: apart from anything else, word order is what gets one from disjoint sentences to coherent text. Reading a paragraph of Latin without attention to the word order entails losing access to a whole dimension of meaning, or at best using inferential procedures to guess at what is actually... more...
- University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2016; US$ 34.95
The elegist Sextus Propertius (ca 50–ca 16 BC) is generally reckoned among the most difficult of Latin authors. This study, the fullest survey of the manuscripts so far, considers the affiliation of more than 140 complete or partial witnesses and offers a thorough reassessment of the tradition. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2004; US$ 17.95 US$ 14.72
One of the major difficulties facing learners of Latin is correct formation and use of verbs. The Big Gold Book of Latin Verbs takes a quantum leap forward by providing you with exactly what you need to succeed--more entries, a cleaner layout, and a complete explanation of verb usage and formation. Standout features include: 555 full conjugations... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2001; US$ 23.00 US$ 18.86
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 an... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 20.00 US$ 16.40
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 Poetry... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1994; US$ 108.00
Marilynn Desmond recovers an alternative Virgil from historical tradition and provides a new model for reading the Aeneid. Following the figure of Dido as she emerges from ancient historical and literary texts and circulates in medieval textual cultures, Reading Dido offers the modern reader a series of countertraditions that support feminist, anti-homophobic,... more...
- OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 149.99 US$ 128.99
A collection of ground-breaking and scholarly papers on Latin literature by a number of distinguished classicists, produced in memory of Don Fowler, who died in 1999 at the age of 46. The essays are concerned with the reception of the classical world, extending into the realms of modern philosophy, art history, and cultural studies. more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 75.00 US$ 60.00
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...