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  • A Companion to the Latin Languageby James Clackson

    Wiley 2011; US$ 214.95

    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, a... 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...

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

    HarperCollins 2010; Not Available

    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...

  • Collins Latin Language and Roman Cultureby Collins

    HarperCollins Publishers 2012; Not Available

    As straightforward and easy to follow as a Roman road, Collins Latin Language and Roman Culture is the most accessible guide to both the language and the literature of one of the greatest empires the world has known. more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 150.00

    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 Wilhelm Kühlmann; Jost Eickmeyer; Hermann Wiegand; Lutz Claren

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 210.00

    In 1638, the Jesuit, poet, preacher, and historianJohannes 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 an introduction... more...

  • The Latin Poetry of English Poetsby J. W. Binns

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00

    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...

  • Philostratus: Biography and Belle Lettres in the Third Century A.S.by Graham Anderson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 150.00

    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...

  • Latin Explorations: Critical Studies in Roman Literatureby Kenneth Quinn

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Latin Explorations , first published in 1963, offers a fresh approach to Roman poetry from Catullus to Ovid. Traditionally, the period is divided for specialist studies ? Lyric, Epic and Elegy. In each of them, techniques of interpretation prevail, isolated from contemporary ideas about poetry and dominated by barriers between ?textual?, ?exegetical?... more...