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- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 168.00
Cardinal Bessarion is renowned for having bridged the frontier that existed between the Western world of Latin and the Eastern world of Greek. As an integrative intermediary and humanistic patron of culture, he served as a witness to the epoch?s diverse and momentous processes of inclusion and exclusion. The articles attempt to reconstruct the mechanisms... more...
- Summersdale Publishers Ltd. 2007; US$ 9.99
Maxime mei paenitet, vendidi uxorem tua in agora eBay.Im really sorry, I sold your wife on eBay.(Shouted into a mobile phone)Sum in longus quadrigarus!Im on the train!Nuntiis meis non respondebat, ergo illam reliqui in LociMei.She wasnt replying to my emails, so I dumped her on MySpace.Ego fleo?Am I bovvered?If Latins good enough... more...
- Summersdale 2007; US$ 9.99
A modern person's guide to the ancient language If Latin is good enough for Caesar, it's good enough for you. And some things just sound far better in the old tongue. No longer "the dead language," Latin has been given a whole new lease of life in a manner befitting 21st century folk and their daily chit chat. From navigating the internet and... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 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, designed specifically for college students and informed by the most up-to-date scholarship. The editors, who are scholars of Roman epic, not only provide grammatical and syntantical aid in translating and navigating the complexities... more...
- The History Press 2010; US$ 13.11
These are just a few of the topics covered in this book. As Mark Walker makes clear, present-day English is still steeped in its Roman and Latin origins. As a result English still has many thousands of Latin words in everyday use. more...
- 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...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 16.00
Embrace your Roman muse! As a learner of Latin, you want to experience the Roman world by reading its writers in their original language. But you may be unsure where to begin in the classical canon or you may worry that your Latin skills are insufficient to tackle authentic texts. Requiring only a grounding in the basics, Beginning Latin... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2004; US$ 17.95
One of the major difficulties facing learners of Latin is correct formation and use of verbs. The Big Gold Book of Latin Verbs takes a quantum leap forward by providing you with exactly what you need to succeed--more entries, a cleaner layout, and a complete explanation of verb usage and formation. Standout features include: 555 full conjugations... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 36.00
Nearly 2,000 years ago, the Roman scholar Censorinus bestowed upon his best friend a charming birthday present: The Birthday Book , which appears here in its long-awaited first English translation. Laying out everything he knew about birthdays, the book starts simply, but by the conclusion of this brief yet brilliant gem, Censorinus has sketched... 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...