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  • The Blackwell History of the Latin Languageby James Clackson; Geoffrey Horrocks

    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...

  • Lateinische Modalpartikelnby Josine Schrickx

    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...

  • A Companion to the Latin Languageby James Clackson

    Wiley 2011; US$ 221.95 US$ 192.36

    A Companion to the Latin Language presents a collection of original essays from international scholars that track the development and use of the Latin language from its origins to its modern day usage. Brings together contributions from internationally renowned classicists, linguists and Latin language specialists Offers, in a single volume,... more...

  • Ecce Homo! A Lexicon of Manby Luigi Romeo

    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...

  • Latin Embedded Clausesby Lieven Danckaert

    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...

  • The Women of Pliny's Lettersby Jo-Ann Shelton

    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...

  • Johannes Bisselius: Deliciae Veris ? Frühlingsfreudenby Lutz Claren; Jost Eickmeyer; Wilhelm Kühlmann; Hermann Wiegand

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 179.69

    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...

  • The Latin Poetry of English Poets (Routledge Revivals)by J. W. Binns

    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...

  • The Complete Latin Courseby G D A Sharpley

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    The Complete Latin Course is a comprehensive introduction to Latin for students and armchair enthusiasts alike. This modern, user-friendly text offers a series of fascinating glimpses into the world of ancient Rome, and sets you up to read Virgil, Cicero, Juvenal, Tacitus and many other authors in the original Latin. The story of Rome is told... more...

  • Philostratus (Routledge Revivals)by Graham Anderson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    This study of Philostratus , first published in 1986, presents the Greek biographer?s treatment of both sophists and holy men in the social and intellectual life of the early Roman Empire, which also displays his own distinctive literary personality as a superficial dilettante and an engrossing snob. Through him we gain a glimpse of the rhetorical... more...