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  • Virgil's Gazeby J. D. Reed

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 57.50

    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...

  • Latin Aliveby Joseph B. Solodow

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 19.00

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

  • Cicero on the Emotionsby Marcus Tullius Cicero; Margaret R. 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...

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

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 90.00

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

  • Scribblers, Sculptors, and Scribesby Richard A. LaFleur

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 14.99

    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...

  • Greek Tragedy in Vergil's Aeneidby Vassiliki Panoussi

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 24.00

    This book, first published in 2009, is a systematic study of the importance of Greek tragedy as a fundamental 'intertext' for Vergil's Aeneid. more...

  • Wheelock's Latin Reader, 2eby Richard A. LaFleur

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 16.99

    Originally intended by Professor Frederic M. Wheelock as a sequel to Wheelock's Latin, his classic introductory Latin textbook, Wheelock's Latin Reader, newly revised and updated by Richard A. LaFleur, is the ideal text for any intermediate-level Latin course. You'll find a rich selection of of prose and poetry from a wide range of classical authors,... more...

  • L. Iuni Moderati Columellae Res Rusticaby R. H. Rodgers

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 98.99

    For readers of the mid-first century CE, Columella compiled a comprehensive curriculum of the agricultural discipline, aiming to cover every aspect of the field that might effect economic profit and environmental stewardship. Columella combines traditional Roman moralism with an interest in experimental practices and a plea for sound fiscal sense;... more...

  • Seneca the Elderby Janet Fairweather

    Cambridge University Press 1981; US$ 70.00

    A study of Seneca's literary criticism, first published in 1981. more...

  • Medieval Readingby Suzanne Reynolds

    Cambridge University Press 1996; US$ 42.00

    This book argues for a radically new approach to the history of reading and literacy in the Middle Ages. more...