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  • Schaum's Outline of Latin Grammarby Alan Fishbone

    McGraw-Hill Education 2001; US$ 23.00

    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...

  • Beginning Latin Poetry Readerby Gavin Betts; Daniel Franklin

    McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 20.00

    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...

  • Reading Didoby Marilynn Desmond

    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...

  • The Early Latin Verb Systemby Wolfgang David Cirilo de Melo

    OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 194.99

    The first comprehensive treatment of Latin extra-paradigmatic verb forms, that is, verb forms which cannot easily be assigned to any particular tense in the Latin verbal system. more...

  • Cicero On Divination. Book 1by David Wardle

    OUP Oxford 2006; US$ 69.99

    A new translation, with introduction and commentary, of Book One of Cicero's De divinatione, in which Cicero explores traditional Roman conceptions of the function and validity of divination. more...

  • Subjecting Versesby Paul Allen Miller

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 78.50 US$ 71.44

    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...

  • Virgil's Gazeby J. D. Reed

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 24.95 US$ 22.70

    Virgil's Aeneid invites its reader to identify with the Roman nation whose origins and destiny it celebrates. But, as J. D. Reed argues in Virgil's Gaze , the great Roman epic satisfies this identification only indirectly--if at all. In retelling the story of Aeneas' foundational journey from Troy to Italy, Virgil defines Roman national identity... more...

  • The Language of Literatureby Rutger Allan; Michel Buijs

    BRILL 2007; US$ 144.00

    Following an interdisciplinary and text-oriented approach, the contributions to this volume discuss various linguistic and literary apects of Greek and Latin prose and poetry and therewith aim at bridging the gap between linguistic and literary study of classical texts. more...

  • Writing Exile: The Discourse of Displacement in Greco-Roman Antiquity and Beyondby Jan Felix Gaertner

    BRILL 2006; US$ 144.00

    The volume explores how Greek and Latin authors perceive and present their own (real or metaphorical) exile and employ exile as a powerful trope to express estrangement, elicit readerly sympathy, and question political power structures. more...

  • Cicero on the Emotionsby Marcus Tullius Cicero; Margaret Graver

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 27.50

    The third and fourth books of Cicero's Tusculan Disputations deal with the nature and management of human emotion: first grief, then the emotions in general. In lively and accessible style, Cicero presents the insights of Greek philosophers on the subject, reporting the views of Epicureans and Peripatetics and giving a detailed account of the Stoic... more...