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  • Discourses on Livyby Niccolo Machiavelli; Julia Conaway Bondanella; Peter Bondanella

    OUP Oxford 2003; US$ 8.99 US$ 7.73

    Machiavelli's commentary on Livy's history of Rome sets out his fundamental preference for a republican state. This translation is richly annotated, providing the contemporary reader with sufficient historical, linguistic, and political information to understand and interpret the revolutionary affirmations Machiavelli made, based on the historical... more...

  • Murder Trialsby Cicero

    Penguin Books Ltd 2005; US$ 21.14

    Cicero's speeches "In Defence of Sextus Roscius of Amerina," "In Defence of Aulus Cluentius Habitus," "In Defence of Gaius Rabirius," "Note on the Speeches in Defence of Caelius and Milo," and "In Defence of King Deiotarus" provide insight into Roman life, law, and history. more...

  • The Last Days of Socratesby Plato; Harold Tarrant

    Penguin Books Ltd 2010; US$ 11.27

    'Consider just this, and give your minds to this alone: whether or not what I say is just' Plato's account of Socrates' trial and death (399 BC) is a significant moment in Classical literature and the life of Classical Athens. In these four dialogues, Plato develops the Socratic belief in responsibility for one's self and shows Socrates living... more...

  • Sexuality in Greek and Roman Literature and Societyby Marguerite Johnson; Terry Ryan

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 41.95

    This Sourcebook contains numerous original translations of ancient poetry, inscriptions and documents, all of which illuminate the multifaceted nature of sexuality in antiquity. The detailed introduction provides full social and historical context for the sources, and guides students on how to use the material most effectively. Themes such as marriage,... more...

  • Reading Medieval Latinby Keith Sidwell

    Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

    An anthology of chronologically and thematically arranged medieval Latin texts aimed at students with one year or more of Latin. more...

  • Euripides, "Hekabe"by Kjeld Matthiessen

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 252.00

    In medieval Byzantium Hecabe was Euripides? most popular tragedy, so that it is this play for which we have the most manuscripts. Although this means that the production of a critical edition to satisfy modern criteria is particularly difficult, such an edition can now be presented. It comprises a revised text, a collection of testimonials,... more...

  • CliffsNotes On Aristotle's Ethicsby Robert J. Milch; Charles H. Patterson

    John Wiley & Sons 2004; US$ 5.99 US$ 3.59

    The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. People have not changed significantly in the many years since Aristotle first lectured on ethics at the Lyceum in Athens . The human types and problems covered in CliffsNotes on Aristotle’s Ethics... more...

  • Aristoteles, "De motu animalium"by Oliver Primavesi

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 112.00

    This new edition of Aristotle?s De motu animalium presents a key text of Aristotelian biology based on aversion of the text that was long thought to belost.The volume includesa new edition of the Greek text, translation, critical apparatus, and essay on the transmissionof the medieval Latin textas well as facsimiles of the newly-discovered Berlin manuscript. more...

  • Scholia Graeca in Thucydidemby Alexander Kleinlogel

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 280.00

    The scholia to Thucydides, which are marginalia found in Medieval Greek manuscripts, provide us with the remainders of valuable ancient and Byzantine commentaries on the verbal and textual difficulties presented by Thucydides?s complex texts. The last edition of these scholia appeared in 1927, and this publication fails to live up to important contemporary... more...