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  • Subjecting Versesby Paul Allen Miller

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 78.50 US$ 62.80

    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$ 19.96

    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...

  • Latin Aliveby Joseph B. Solodow

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 20.00 US$ 16.40

    Joseph Solodow tells the story of how Latin developed into modern French, Spanish, and Italian, and also deeply affected English. more...

  • Scribblers, Sculptors, and Scribesby Richard A. LaFleur

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 12.49

    From one of the country?s leading Latinists, this all new reader is the perfect complement to any Latin program, and the first collection of entirely authentic, unadapted classical Latin texts that beginning students, from the very first day of their introduction to Latin, can read, enjoy, and profit from. more...

  • Catullus, Cicero, and a Society of Patronsby Sarah Culpepper Stroup

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 26.00 US$ 21.32

    This book studies the distinctly 'late Republican' socio-textual culture recorded by this period's two most influential authors, Catullus and Cicero. more...

  • Classical Latinby JC McKeown

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2010; US$ 34.00

    Extensively field-tested and fine-tuned over many years, and designed specifically for a one-year course, JC McKeown's Classical Latin: An Introductory Course offers a thorough, fascinating, and playful grounding in Latin that combines the traditional grammatical method with the reading approach. more...

  • Vergil's Aeneid and Greek Tragedyby Vassiliki Panoussi

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

    This book is a systematic study of the importance of Greek tragedy as a fundamental 'intertext' for Vergil's Aeneid. more...