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  • Il "Carmen Saliare"by Giulia Sarullo

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 154.00

    The Carmen Saliare is one of the most puzzling texts of ancient Latin tradition. This book offers a new commentary of the surviving fragments of this hymn and addresses the several issues it poses from linguistic, philological and cultural points of view. The analysis of all the testimonies suggests new interpretative paths that shed new light on the... more...

  • Giovenale, "Satira" VIIIby Giuseppe Dimatteo

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 154.00

    Una conversazione con un conoscente, il giovane e nobile Pontico, č il pretesto per una riflessione sulla degenerazione della nobilitas contemporanea, rea di non vivere pių all?insegna della virtus. Nei primi anni del regno di Adriano, proprio all?epoca del progressivo esautoramento istituzionale della nobiltā, Giovenale ammette con amarezza che i... more...

  • C. Marius Victorinus, "Commenta in Ciceronis Rhetorica"by Thomas Riesenweber

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 266.00

    As accompaniments to the edition of the Commenta in Ciceronis Rhetorica(BT), these volumes provide a prolegomena and critical commentary. The first volume lists for the first time all extant textual sources with their stemmatic interrelationships. It traces the reception history of the Commenta from late antiquity through modern era. The second volume... more...

  • Die Valerius Maximus-Epitome des Ianuarius Nepotianusby Rainer Jakobi

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00

    Rainer Jakobi presents a new critical edition of the Late Antique epitome of Valerius Maximus by Ianuarius Nepotianus and a first edition of the fragments of books III-IX preserved by Landulfus Sagax. In the exegetical commentary he explains his text-critical decisions and offers a critical analysis of the sources: besides the exempla collection of... more...

  • The Shadow of Creusaby Anders Cullhed

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 182.00

    Anders Cullhed?s studyexplores the early Christian confrontation with pagan culture as a remote anticipation of many later clashes between religious orthodoxy and literary fictionality. After a careful survey of Saint Augustine?s long drawn-out farewell to ancient myth and poetry, Cullhed examines other Late Antique dismissals as well as appropriations... more...

  • Lucillio, "Epigrammi"by Lucia Floridi

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 182.00

    This is the first modern commentary devoted exclusively to the epigrams of Lucillius, a prolific Neronian poet who, in spite of being one of the most significant representatives of the Greek satirical epigram, has primarily been studied not for his own value, but for the influence he had on Martial. The volume contains an extensive introduction, a... more...

  • Pseudo-Euripides, "Rhesus"by Almut Fries

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 210.00

    The pseudo-Euripidean Rhesus is the only extant Greek tragedy based on an episode from Homer?s Iliad and a unique witness for the history of the genre in the 4th century BC. This new edition, with introduction and commentary, discusses textual problems, language, metre and dramaturgy as well as the mythological and literary-historical background of... more...

  • Studien zur Originalität der römischen Tragödieby Eckard Lefčvre

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 182.00

    The collected papers in this volume, many of them previously unpublished, demonstrate the politcial character of Roman tragedy and show that, during the Imperial period, panegyrics often shifted to opposition. more...

  • Reading Roman Declamationby Martin Dinter; Marcos Martinho; Charles Guérin

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 154.00

    As a genre situated at the crossroad of rhetoric and fiction, declamatio offers the freedom to experiment with new forms of discourse. Placing the literariness of (Ps)Quintilian?s oeuvre into the spotlight, this volume showcases declamation as a realm of genuine literary creation with its own theoretical underpinning, literary technique and generic... more...

  • Liebesgedichte / Amoresby Ovid; Niklas Holzberg

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 56.00

    A bilingual German-Latin edition of Ovid?s Amores (The Love Poems) first appeared in the Tusculum collection in 1999, and was revised to incorporate the latest research findings. This revised edition is a useful working tool for the scholar, thanks to a new introduction, explanations, a section on the reception of Ovid?s poetry, and an extensive bibliography. more...