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- Ebury Publishing 2014; US$ 11.84
?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...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 98.00
As part of the first critical edition of Augustine?s commentary on the psalms, the edition of Expositions on Psalms 101?150 was developed in collaboration between the CSEL and the Istituto Patristico Augustinianum (Rome); this volume completes the sub-project, developed by Franco Gori together with Angelo De Nicola. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2004; US$ 17.95
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 2006; US$ 16.00
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... 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...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 124.99
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. - ;Classical Constructions... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 174.99
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. - ;This is 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... more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 67.50
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...