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  • 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$ 186.82

    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...

  • Latin Explorations (Routledge Revivals)by Kenneth Quinn

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • Enarrationes in Psalmos 110-118by Augustinus; Franco Gori

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 82.39

    As part of the first critical edition of Augustine?s commentary on the Psalms, the edition of Expositions on Psalms 101?150 was developed in collaboration between the CSEL and the Istituto Patristico Augustinianum (Rome). This volume completes the sub-project, developed by Franco Gori together with Angelo De Nicola. more...

  • Lateinische Grammatikby Dirk Panhuis; Roland Hoffmann

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 27.43

    Diese Grammatik, erstmals in deutscher Übersetzung, ist ein innovatives Nachschlagewerk, das die neuesten wissenschaftlichen Entwicklungen in der Linguistik berücksichtigt. Ohne einem bestimmten linguistischen Modell zu folgen, kombiniert sie vielmehr die wichtigsten neuen Einsichten in Sprache und Linguistik mit traditionellen Erkenntnissen.... more...

  • Fleurs latines des dames et des gens du mondeby Pierre Larousse; Jules Janin; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "On voyait autrefois dans un temple de l'île de Chio une statue de Minerve, dont le visage paraissait triste et austère à ceux qui entraient, doux et souriant à ceux qui sortaient. Il n'en sera pas ainsi de ce livre: le sourire est à l'entrée, grâce au maître qui a bien voulu élever un magnifique portique à notre modeste monument." À PROPOS... more...