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  • Cicero On Divination. Book 1by David Wardle

    OUP Oxford 2006; US$ 69.99 US$ 60.19

    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...

  • Classical Constructionsby S. J. Heyworth

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...