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  • CliffsNotes on Homer's Iliadby Bob Linn

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2011; US$ 5.99

    The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. The latest generation of titles in this series also feature glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format. Homer's classic Greek epic, The Iliad , plunges you into the midst of... more...

  • La satira 11 di Giovenaleby Francesco Bracci

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00

    This volume is the first commentary dedicated exclusively to Juvenal?s 11th Satire. The introduction deals with problems like the unity of the poem, the relationship with its models, and the influence of the Roman moralistic tradition. The commentary examines the satire extensively taking into account textual and linguistic aspects as well as its historical... 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...

  • From Ecclesiastes to Simone Weilby Ernest Rubinstein

    Fairleigh Dickinson 2014; US$ 84.99

    This book reads major philosophers from the Western philosophical canon and beyond for the spirituality implicit in their metaphysics, epistemology, ethics, aesthetics, and logic. Ernest Rubinstein revives for the modern reader the spiritual import of philosophy as an area of inquiry and study. more...

  • Aristophanes: Four Comediesby Dudley Fitts

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2012; US$ 19.99

    New English versions of Lysistrata, The Frogs, The Birds, and Ladies' Day. "Thanks to Dudley Fitts...we can appreciate Aristophanes' vigor, his robust style, his scorching wit, his earthy humor, his devotion to honesty and his poetic imagination" (Brooks Atkinson, New York Times). Index. more...

  • A Companion to Greek Democracy and the Roman Republicby Dean Hammer

    Wiley 2014; US$ 199.95

    A Companion to Greek Democracy and the Roman Republic offers a comparative approach to examining ancient Greek and Roman participatory communities. Explores various aspects of participatory communities through pairs of chapters—one Greek, one Roman—to highlight comparisons between cultures Examines the types of relationships that... more...

  • Women Writing Latin: in Roman Antiquity Late Antiquity and the Early Christian Eraby Laurie J. Churchill; Phyllis R. Brown; Jane E. Jeffrey

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 205.00

    This book is part of a 3-volume anthology of women's writing in Latin from antiquity to the early modern era. Each volume provides texts, contexts, and translations of a wide variety of works produced by women, including dramatic, poetic, and devotional writing. Volume One covers the age of Roman Antiquity and early Christianity. more...

  • Homeric Effects in Vergil's Narrativeby Alessandro Barchiesi; Ilaria Marchesi; Philip Hardie; Alessandro Barchiesi

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 35.00

    The study of Homeric imitations in Vergil has one of the longest traditions in Western culture, starting from the very moment the Aeneid was circulated. Homeric Effects in Vergil?s Narrative is the first English translation of one of the most important and influential modern studies in this tradition. In this revised and expanded edition, Alessandro... more...