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  • British Classics Outside Englandby Judith P. Hallett; Christopher Stray

    Baylor University Press 2011; US$ 19.95

    The essays in this informative book explore the impact of British classics--the study of Greco-Roman antiquity, with an emphasis on the classical Latin and Greek languages--beyond the borders of England itself, during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries: inside the academy as specialized scholarship and teaching, outside the academy as a mode of... more...

  • A New History of Classical Rhetoricby George A. Kennedy

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 55.00 US$ 50.05

    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...

  • Reading Epicby Peter Toohey

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    Readers new to ancient epic are hampered in two ways: they do not know the ancient languages, and they are unfamiliar with the ancient world. This survey addresses the needs of these readers by offering guidance through the major classical writers of epic: it begins with Homer and concludes with an overview of the development of late ancient epic and... more...

  • Ausonius of Bordeauxby Hagith Sivan

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    In the burgeoning field of late classical antiquity the authors of late Roman Gaul have served as a mine of information regarding the historical, cultural, political, social and religious developments of the western empire, and of Gaul in particular. Ausonius is outstanding among these authors for the extraordinary range of material which his writings... more...

  • Catullus and the Poetics of Roman Manhoodby David Wray

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 37.00

    A literary study using two comparative models to offer an alternative understanding of Catullus' poems. more...

  • Slavery and the Roman Literary Imaginationby William Fitzgerald

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 28.00

    This book deals with the ways in which the Roman literary imagination explored the phenomenon of slavery. more...

  • Petronius and the Anatomy of Fictionby Victoria Rimell

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 37.00

    This book explores corporeality as a metaphor and its implications for the unity of the text. more...

  • In the footsteps of the ancientsby R.G. Witt

    BRILL 2000; US$ 138.00

    This study shows the stages of intellectual development through which humanism emerged as a European phenomenon. An investigation of humanist culture in Italy between 1260 and 1340 shows how classical Roman rhetorical forms took root in Italy two generations before Petrarch. more...

  • A commentary on Isocrates' Busirisby N. Livingstone

    BRILL 2001; US$ 156.00

    This volume contains a scholarly commentary on the puzzling work "Busiris" - part mythological "jeu d'esprit", part rhetorical treatise and part self-promoting polemic - by the Greek educator and rhetorician Isocrates (436-338 BC). more...

  • A companion to Apollonius Rhodiusby T.D. Papanghelis; A. Rengakos

    BRILL 2001; US$ 256.00

    This collection of essays, on the author of the "Argonautica", covers a wide range of issues from the history of the text and the problems of the poet's biography through questions of style, literary technique and intertextual relations to the epic's library and cultural reception. more...