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- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 35.50
In laying the groundwork for a fresh and challenging reading of Roman satire, Kirk Freudenburg explores the literary precedents behind the situations and characters created by Horace, one of Rome's earliest and most influential satirists. Critics tend to think that his two books of Satires are but trite sermons of moral reform--which the poems superficially... 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
After being banished to the Black Sea by the Roman emperor Augustus in 8 AD, Ovid responded in verse by composing the "Tristia and Epistulae ex Ponto". This title analyzes, in particular, Ovid's representation of himself and the emperor Augustus against the background of Roman religion, law, and poetry. more...
- Souvenir Press 2014; US$ 12.99
An innovative and accessible way to begin teaching Latin to children of any age Narrated by the chatty and imaginative Roman poet Ovid (who lived in Rome during the first century BC), this new course takes young learners on a journey through some of the tales from Ovid?s Metamorphoses . From Daedalus to the story of Orpheus, Lorna Robinson uses... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2014; US$ 12.89
'Latin is "it", the most wonderful "thing". It is mind-enhancing, character-improving, enthralling, exciting, deeply satisfying, and valuable. My solid determination is to spare no pains to do it the justice that its importance demands.' Mr Gwynne, author of the Sunday Times bestselling phenomenon Gwynne's Grammar , is just as emphatic... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2005; US$ 13.00
Learn Latin verbs with ease Most Latin verb books offer little more than charts of conjugations and a few mechanical exercises that do little to help you understand when and why a particular verb tense should be used. Practice Makes Perfect: Latin Verb Tenses , by contrast, provides hundreds of verbs with their conjugations, along with clear,... more...