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  • Ovidby J. W. Binns

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Ovid, Rome?s most cynical and worldly love poet, has not until recently been highly regarded among Latin poets. Now, however, his reputation is growing, and this volume is an important contribution to the re-establishment of Ovid?s claims to critical attention. This collection of essays ranges over a wide variety of themes and works: Ovid?s development... more...

  • Essays on Roman Satireby William S. Anderson

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 64.00

    Irvine Anderson carefully reconstructs the years between 1933 and 1950 and provides a case study of the evolution of U.S. foreign oil policy and of the complex relationships between the U.S. government and the business world. Originally published in 1982. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available... more...

  • Understanding Terenceby Sander M. Goldberg

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 30.95

    Instead of seeing Terence primarily as an adapter of Greek New Comedy, Sander Goldberg treats him as an innovative dramatist writing for a specifically Roman audience. His book will interest not only students of classical literature but also those concerned with wider problems of critical theory and the comic tradition. Originally published in 1986.... more...

  • The Walking Museby Kirk Freudenburg

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 35.50

    In laying the groundwork for a fresh and challenging reading of Roman satire, Kirk Freudenburg explores the literary precedents behind the situations and characters created by Horace, one of Rome's earliest and most influential satirists. Critics tend to think that his two books of Satires are but trite sermons of moral reform--which the poems superficially... more...

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

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 17.27

    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...

  • 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...

  • A Student Handbook of Latin and English Grammarby Peter L. Corrigan; Robert Mondi

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2014; US$ 13.50

    The study of classical languages by earlier generations of English-speaking students was greatly facilitated by the study of English grammar in the schools, a tradition now out of favor but one that emphasized precisely the concepts, terms, and constructions needed for the study of Greek and Latin. A Student Handbook of Latin and English Grammar... more...

  • Which Way to the Vomitorium?by Lesley O'Mara; Rose Williams

    St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 8.99

    Tired of feeling like "The Ugly American" every time you visit the Vatican? Fed up with having to consult a dictionary when all you want to say is, "I've just been run over by a chariot!"? Well, now you can prepare yourself for almost every papal problem and haphazard happenstance with Which Way to the Vomitorium?: Vernacular Latin for All Occasions.... more...

  • Gwynne's Latinby N.M. Gwynne

    Ebury Publishing 2014; US$ 12.72

    'Latin is "it", the most wonderful "thing". It is mind-enhancing, character-improving, enthralling, exciting, deeply satisfying, and valuable. My solid determination is to spare no pains to do it the justice that its importance demands.' Mr Gwynne, author of the Sunday Times bestselling phenomenon Gwynne's Grammar , is just as emphatic... more...