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  • Classics and the Uses of Receptionby Charles Martindale; Richard F. Thomas

    Wiley 2008; US$ 145.95

    This landmark collection presents a wide variety of viewpoints on the value and role of reception theory within the modern discipline of classics. A pioneering collection, looking at the role reception theory plays, or could play, within the modern discipline of classics. Emphasizes theoretical aspects of reception. Written by a wide range... more...

  • A Commentary on Lucan, "De bello civili" IVby Paolo Asso

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 224.00

    Lucan?s epic on the civil war that ended the Republic was written in the Early Empire, under Nero, a hundred years after the events it narrates. Book 4 focuses on two major campaigns out of Italy, first in Spain, then in Africa. Paolo Asso?s commentary privileges aspects of poetics, rhetoric, language and literary genre, and speaks not... more...

  • A Companion to Roman Rhetoricby Jon Hall; William Dominik

    Wiley 2008; US$ 216.95

    A Companion to Roman Rhetoric introduces the reader to the wide-ranging importance of rhetoric in Roman culture. A guide to Roman rhetoric from its origins to the Renaissance and beyond Comprises 32 original essays by leading international scholars Explores major figures Cicero and Quintilian in-depth Covers a broad range of topics such... more...

  • Critical Notes on Plato's Politeiaby S. R. Slings; Gerard Boter; Johannes van Ophuijsen

    BRILL 2005; US$ 142.00

    This volume accompanies the new Oxford edition of Plato's Republic. It contains textual discussions of a large number of passages, in which problems of every kind are treated. more...

  • Cynthiaby S. J. Heyworth

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 94.99

    A lucid new commentary on the Latin poet Propertius, consisting of a commentary on the whole corpus and a prose translation which includes alternative versions of ambiguous phrasing. In its clear exposition of technical problems, Cynthia will serve as an introduction to Latin textual criticism in the modern age, and to elegiac poetic style. - ;Propertius... more...

  • Decimus Laberiusby Costas Panayotakis

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 136.00

    First English translation of and detailed commentary on the fragments of the important playwright Laberius. more...

  • Dialogus de Scaccario, and Constitutio Domus Regisby Emilie Amt; S.D. Church

    Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 224.99

    This new edition contains the texts and brand new translations of two key documents of twelfth-century English history. The Dialogus de Scaccario (Dialogue of the Exchequer) is a medieval financial manual written by a royal official, Richard fitzNigel: it describes the sources of royal revenue, details the functions of those collected money for the... more...

  • Die Macht der memoriaby Christine Heusch

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 210.00

    In Aulus Gellius? Noctes Atticae the lack of homogeneity of form and content is an explicitly declared programme, and the work has been assigned to the miscellanies of the 2nd century AD. This volume finds and follows a common thread through the confusing variety of forms of representation and themes of Gellius? commonplace book. Starting... more...

  • Edition und Erforschung lateinischer patristischer Texteby Victoria Zimmerl-Panagl; Lukas J. Dorfbauer; Clemens Weidmann

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00

    This compendium compiles the latest research findings on the patristic literature of Late Antiquity, including questions surrounding editorial methods and interpretive approaches, and also presents a previously unpublished and lost tractate from Late Antiquity. It contains essays on Tertullian, Fortunatianus of Aquileia, Ambrosius, Prudentius,... more...

  • Fidusby Thomas Kurth; Susanne Pels; Marcus Hartmanns; Dirk Erkelenz

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 15.13

    Mit dem Hund »Fidus« lernen die Schülerinnen und Schüler das Köln der frühen Kaiserzeit kennen. Die Comics im Fidus ermöglichen einen sanften und motivierenden Einstieg in die lateinische Sprache: Inhalt und Grammatik erschließen sich mühelos anhand der Zeichnungen. Die Kinder lernen so erste Formen und Wörter, sodass der Einstieg ins Latein-Lehrbuch... more...