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- Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 34.00
This book, first published in 2007, is a comprehensive examination of regional diversification in Latin from the earliest beginnings to late antiquity. more...
- BRILL 2003; US$ 156.00
An analysis of Cicero's style, covering differences of literary genres, nuances of style in individual works, and chronological development. There is an account of fixed elements typical of Cicero's diction, and interpretative studies discuss the relationship of style and context in the orations. more...
- Cambridge University Press 1978; US$ 28.00
This is a reissue in paperback of the second edition of Professor Allen's highly successful book on the pronunciation of Latin in Rome in the Golden Age. In the second edition the text of the first edition is reprinted virtually unchanged but is followed by a section of supplementary notes that deal with subsequent developments in the subject. The... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2007; US$ 12.50
Relihan uses alliteration and assonance, rhythm and rhyme, the occasional archaism, the rare neologism, and devices of punctuation and typography, to create a sparkling, luxurious, and readable translation that reproduces something of the linguistic and comic effects of the original Latin. more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 134.99
Rebecca Armstrong investigates the myths of three Cretan women - King Minos' wife, Pasiphae, and their daughters Ariadne and Phaedra - as they appear in Latin poetry of the late Republic and early Empire. She offers detailed readings of the most prominent treatments of the stories, alongside a thematic investigation of the ideas of memory, wildness,... more...
- De Gruyter 2010; US$ 210.00
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...
- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 59.99
A translation, with detailed commentary, of Book 10 of Curtius Rufus' Histories, a major Roman source on the end of the reign of Alexander the Great. The Introduction establishes a profile of Curtius, and his agenda as a historian. Both translation and commentary are designed for the reader without Latin. - ;This book presents a translation, with... more...