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  • T. Calpurnius Siculusby Evangelos Karakasis

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 116.82

    This book, a comprehensive survey of T. Calpurnius Siculus? pastoral opus, focuses on the poet?s seven eclogues, which are read primarily through the lens of generic evolution and interaction, in an attempt to establish his poetics and his epigonal generic profile. It also contextualizes the generic changes presented by his work into the socio-historical... more...

  • Le >Declamazioni Minori< dello Pseudo-Quintilianoby Alfredo Casamento; Danielle van Mal-Maeder; Lucia Pasetti

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 95.57

    Dedicated to the Minor Declamations ascribed to Quintilian, this volume explores different aspects of this ancient school book: a manual introducing the reader to the daily work of a master rhetorician, as well as an instrument to explore ancient imagery and the close relationship connecting binding rhetoric, literature and law. more...

  • Neopoeticsby Christopher Collins

    Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 59.99

    The quest to understand the evolution of the literary mind has become a fertile field of inquiry and speculation for scholars across literary studies and cognitive science. In Paleopoetics , Christopher Collins?s acclaimed earlier title, he described how language emerged both as a communicative tool and as a means of fashioning other communicative... more...

  • Bucolica, Georgica / Hirtengedichte, Landwirtschaftby Vergil; Niklas Holzberg

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 53.07

    In Vergils Bucolica , einer Sammlung von zehn Gedichten in Hexametern, singen Hirten über das Singen und über die Liebe und nehmen dabei auch Bezug auf die römischen Bürgerkriege. Die ebenfalls hexametrischen Georgica geben sich als systematisches Lehrbuch für den Bauern, sind aber zwischen den Zeilen als Fürstenspiegel für Augustus... more...

  • Robin Hood in Outlaw/ed Spacesby Lesley Coote; Valerie B. Johnson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Following in the tradition of recent work by cultural geographers and historians of maps, this collection examines the apparently familiar figure of Robin Hood as he can be located within spaces that are geographical, cultural, and temporal. The volume is divided into two sections: the first features an interrogation of the literary and other textually... more...

  • Scholia in Euripidis "Hippolytum"by Jacopo Cavarzeran

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 138.07

    This publication provides a new critical edition of the scholia to Hippolytus with an apparatus of loci similes . The introduction briefly discusses the exegesis and the critical interpretation of the Euripidean text in antiquity as well as the creation and development of this scholiastic corpus . more...

  • Giovenale tra storia, poesia e ideologiaby Antonio Stramaglia; Stefano Grazzini; Giuseppe Dimatteo

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 116.82

    Juvenal?s satire continues to fascinate his readers and to challenge scholars by the constant interplay of a strong poetical identity, a keen historical perception, and an irresoluble ideological tension. The essays collected in this volume pursue these three strands from different but complementary perspectives, aiming at a firmer assessment of the... more...

  • Dialect, Diction, and Style in Greek Literary and Inscribed Epigramby Evina Sistakou; Antonios Rengakos

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 116.82

    This collective volume includes twenty-one contributions by an international team of scholars addressing a neglected topic of classical scholarship, namely dialect, diction, and style in literary and inscribed epigram. By combining traditional methods with modern viewpoints, the authors explore the interplay between rhetoric, design, and thematics... more...

  • Medizinischer Rat / Liber medicinalisby Quintus Serenus; Kai Brodersen

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 31.82

    What should one do when one can?t find a doctor or does not trust physicians? Quintus Serenus offers an answer to this question in his Liber medicinalis . This bilingual edition, which contains an illuminating and detailed introduction, is the very first German translation of the work. It offers a unique perspective on the realities and mentalities... more...

  • Si verba teneremby Bruna Pieri; Daniele Pellacani

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 95.57

    The volume collates ten studies that confront the main issues of the research on Roman poetic fragments: textual criticism and interpretation, new additions to the corpus, authorship, prosody and colometry, literary genre, and the connection between quotation and context. The editors' methodological introduction also provides an up-to-date review... more...