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  • Constituent Syntax: Quantification, Numerals, Possession, Anaphoraby Philip Baldi

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 238.00

    New Perspectives on Historical Latin Syntax: Constituent Syntax (Quantification, Numerals, Possession, Anaphora) is the third of four volumes dealing with the long-term evolution of Latin syntax, roughly from the 4th century BCE up to the 6th century CE. Essentially an extension of Volume 2, Volume 3 concentrates on additional subsentential... more...

  • Entering the Agonby Elton T. E. Barker

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 59.99

    This book investigates one of the most characteristic and prominent features of ancient Greek literature - the scene of debate or agon, in which with varying degrees of formality characters square up to each other and engage in a contest of words. Drawing on six case studies of different kinds of narrative - epic, historiography and tragedy - and authors... more...

  • Handbuch der griechischen Literatur der Antike Bd. 1: Die Literatur der archaischen und klassischen Zeitby Bernhard Zimmermann; Anne Schlichtmann

    C.H. Beck 2011; US$ 109.26

    Seitdem die Geschichte der griechischen Literatur von Wilhelm Schmid und Otto Stählin im Handbuch der Altertumswissenschaft zwischen 1929 und 1948 erschienen ist, kam mancher Neufund antiker Texte hinzu: Komödien Menanders, Bruchstücke der frühen Lyrik und der vorsokratischen Philosophie. Dadurch wurde unsere Kenntnis der griechischen Literatur beträchtlich... more...

  • Annus Horribilisby Mark Walker

    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...

  • Selections from the 'Carmina Burana'by none

    Penguin Books Ltd 2007; US$ 17.58

    This is a selection from the 13the century collection of secular latin poems. Some are serious (eg Crusade poems) but the majority are light, including many love poems. A number of items from the Carmina are well known as text for Carl Orff's 'Scenic Cantata'. more...

  • The History of Linguistics in the Classical Periodby Daniel J. Taylor

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1987; US$ 180.00

    The study of Greek and Roman language science has figured prominently in the remarkable renascence of interest in the history of linguistics of the last twenty years. We know more now than we did several decades ago about what the Greeks and Romans were thinking, writing, and doing in matters grammatical, and the scholars who contribute to this volume... more...

  • Sanctius' Theory of Languageby Manuel Breva-Claramonte

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1982; US$ 180.00

    This volume presents the main tenets of Sanctius? linguistic theory and explores the questions raised by Robin Lakoff in her 1969 review of the Grammaire générale et raisonnée (Port Royal) . Part I surveys earlier developments in the study of language, in particular the Graeco-Roman and Medieval traditions, the Renaissance period, and Judaeo-Arabic... more...

  • A New History of Classical Rhetoricby George A. Kennedy

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 52.00

    George Kennedy's three volumes on classical rhetoric have long been regarded as authoritative treatments of the subject. This new volume, an extensive revision and abridgment of The Art of Persuasion in Greece , The Art of Rhetoric in the Roman World, and Greek Rhetoric under Christian Emperors, provides a comprehensive history of classical rhetoric,... more...

  • Livius und der Leserby Dennis Pausch

    C.H. Beck 2011; US$ 62.03

    Das Ziel dieser Arbeit ist ein besseres Verständnis der Kommunikation zwischen Livius und seinen Lesern über Geschichte und die Analyse der vor diesem Hintergrund zu beobachtenden literarischen Techniken. Zu diesem Zweck wird der Text hier programmatisch in seiner Gesamtheit in den Blick genommen und bei seiner Interpretation stets die Perspektive... more...

  • Ars Romanaby Frank Wittchow

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2012; US$ 62.98

    Hauptbeschreibung Die Vorstellung, dass 'fides' der Maßstab politischer Ethik zu sein habe, wird von vielen römischen Autoren transportiert. Der Historiker Livius bezeichnet daher die List als die am "wenigsten römische Kunst", 'ars minime Romana'. Doch die Kultur der Römer, die sich an so vielen Werten zu orientieren scheint, hat möglicherweise... more...