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  • Chronographiae quae Theophanis Continuati nomine fertur Libri I-IVby Jeffrey Michael Featherstone; Juan Signes-Codoņer

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 154.00

    A principal source for the second period of Iconoclasm and the Amorian dynasty, the historical compilation known as Theophanes Continuatus was among the first works of the classicising revival in Byzantium after the Dark Age (7-8th centuries). A critical edition of the Greek text of Books I?IV, replacing that of 1838 by I. Bekker, is accompanied here... more...

  • C. Sallusti Crispi Historiarum Fragmenta orationes epistulaeby Rodolfo Funari; Antonio La Penna

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 207.00

    The Historiae, of which only fragments survive, was probably Sallust?s most comprehensive work of history. Embracing the eventful period between 78-67 BC, it describes a series of political crises which ultimately lead to the fall of the Roman Republic and the establishment of Augustus? principate. This volume fills a desideratum in Sallustian studies... more...

  • Women of the Gilte Legendeby Larissa Tracy

    Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2014; US$ 21.86

    The Gilte Legende was widely read as a model for everyday life, including the education of women through examples set by early Christian martyrs. This book divides the lives of female saints into: the "ryght hooly virgins", who vocally defend their bodies against Roman persecution; "holy mothers", who give up their traditional role to pursue a life... more...

  • The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoeby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. ************. . more...

  • Brotherhood of Consolationby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This booktable of contents linked to every part and chapter. ******************. On a fine evening in the month of September, 1836, a man about thirty years of age was leaning on the parapet of that quay from which a spectator can look up the Seine from the Jardin... more...

  • Martialby Kathleen M. Coleman

    Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 134.99

    An edition of a collection of Latin epigrams by the poet Martial to celebrate games held in the Colosseum. An introduction sets the epigrams in their literary and social context. Each epigram is followed by an English translation and a detailed commentary discussing matters of linguistic, literary, and historical interest. - ;This book is the first... more...

  • Ciceroby Robert A. Kaster

    Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 65.00

    A new translation of, and commentary on, Cicero's defence of Publius Sestius against a charge of public violence. The speech provides any student of Rome with a fascinating way into the period and is also among the best introductions we have to traditional Republican values and ethics in action. - ;A new translation of, and commentary on, Cicero's... more...

  • Songs on Bronzeby Nigel Spivey

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2005; US$ 8.99

    A vivid, uninhibited retelling of the classic Greek stories Songs on Bronze is the first major retelling of Greek mythology in half a century; a set of lively, racy, dramatic versions of the great myths, which, in a multicultural society, are recognized more than ever as stories without equal. Most of us would like to know the Greek myths better... more...

  • Language, Sexuality, Narrativeby Simon Goldhill

    Cambridge University Press 1984; US$ 46.00

    A close reading of the text concentrating on the developing meanings of words within the structuring of the play. more...

  • Author and Audience in Latin Literatureby Tony Woodman; Jonathan Powell

    Cambridge University Press 1992; US$ 51.00

    Essays by distinguished scholars on the relationship between Latin authors and their audiences. more...