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- Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 97.99
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...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 49.95 US$ 43.29
This text makes use of contemporary work in linguistics to provide up-to-date commentary on the development of Latin, from its prehistoric origins in the Indo-European language family, through the earliest texts, to the creation of the Classical Language of Cicero and Vergil, and examines the impact of the spread of spoken Latin through the Roman Empire.... more...
- BRILL 2011; US$ 148.00
Dieses Buch bietet eine eingehende Analyse des wenig untersuchten Gebietes der lateinischen Modalpartikeln oder ?Commitment Markers? mit Hilfe moderner linguistischer Theorien und Analysen vergleichbarer Partikeln in modernen Sprachen. Es konzentriert sich auf die Partikeln nempe, quippe, scilicet, videlicet und nimirum. This book gives an analysis... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1979; US$ 83.00
This fascinating lexicon presents a compilation of approximately a thousand labels with which man has referred to himself in literary history. This is an indispensible reference tool for anyone interested in the accomplishments of Homo . more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 158.00
This monograph is one of the first studies that approaches Latin syntax from a formal perspective, combining detailed corpus-based description with formal theoretical analysis. The empirical focus is word order in embedded clauses, with special attention to clauses in which one or more constituents surface to the left of a subordinating conjunction.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 35.95
Pliny's letters offer a significant source of information about the lives of Roman women (predominantly, though not exclusively, upper-class women) during the late first and early second centuries CE. In the 368 letters included in his ten published books of epistles, Pliny mentions over 30 women by name, addresses letters to seven, and refers to... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 180.41
In 1638, the Jesuit, poet, preacher, and historian Johannes Bisselius (1601?1682) published the first volume of his seasonal poem Deliciae Veris, ?Pleasures of Spring?. The subtly composed, stylistically unique cycle is presented here for the first time in a modern edition with a German translation and insightful commentary, including... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
Thomas Campion, Milton, Crashaw, Herbert, Bourne, Walter Savage Landor ? all these poets, between them spanning the period from the Elizabethan to the Victorian age, wrote a substantial body of Latin verse in addition to their better-known English poetry, representing part of the vast and almost unexplored body of Neo-Latin literature which appealed... more...