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- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 109.99
Augustine's dialogue De libero arbitrio (On Free Choice) is, with his Confessions and City of God, one of his most important and widely read works. It contains one of the earliest accounts of the concept of 'free will' in the history of philosophy. Composed during a key period in Augustine's early career, between his conversion to Christianity... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 45.95
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Focus Publishing/R. Pullins Co. 2013; US$ 21.95
The first of a two-volume edition of Vergil's Aeneid, Aeneid 1?6 is part of a new series of Vergil commentaries from Focus which provides aid in translating while also elucidating the stylistic and interpretive issues. Includes introduction, complete Latin text, commentary, glossary, and appendix on meter. Individual editions of the Aeneid ... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
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...