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  • Vergil's Ecloguesby Barbara Hughes Fowler

    The University of North Carolina Press 2000; US$ 23.99

    Best remembered for his unfinished epic, the Aeneid , the poet Vergil was celebrated in his time both for the perfection of his art and for the centrality of his ideas to Roman culture. The Eclogues , his earliest confirmed work, were composed in part out of political considerations: when the Roman authorities threatened to seize his family's land,... more...

  • Vergil´s Political Commentaryby Leendert Weeda

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 0.00

    Vergil?s commentary on political issues is discussed after analyzing the whole of the poet?s work. His political engagement ? noticeable in much of his work, is clear. The new notion of the functional model, which the poet often used when making a political statement is introduced. New interpretations of a number of the Eclogues and passages... more...

  • William Shakespeares Römerdramenby Nicolina Rink

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2014; US$ 42.58

    Das vernetzte Erlernen von Sprachen findet zunehmend Eingang in den Fremdsprachenunterricht. Dabei erweist sich die Verknüpfung der Basissprache Latein und der Kommunikationssprache Englisch als optimale Förderung der Schülerinnen und Schüler zur Erreichung sich ergänzender Kernkompetenzen wie Textverständnis, Interpretation und sprachliche Handlungsfähigkeit.... more...

  • Women Writing Latinby 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...

  • The World of Ovid's Metamorphosesby Joseph B. Solodow

    The University of North Carolina Press 2014; US$ 29.99

    Synthesizing a wealth of detailed observations, Joseph Solodow studies the structure of Ovid's poem Metamorphoses , the role of the narrator, Ovid's treatment of myth, and the relationship between Ovid's and Virgil's presentations of Aeneas. He argues that for Ovid metamorphosis is an act of clarification, a form of artistic creation, and that the... more...

  • Ästhetisierung und ästhetische Erfahrung von Gewaltby Antje Wessels

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2014; US$ 39.75

    In der frühen Kaiserzeit, in der selbst das Töten ästhetisch überformt ist, sind die Grenzen zwischen Kunst und Lebenswelt nur schwer zu ziehen. Welche poetischen Strategien muß ein Dichter einsetzen, um sein Kunstwerk in einem solchen Umfeld als ein Kunstwerk auszuweisen, und wie kann er dem Zuschauer die Sicherheit vermitteln, daß er ein Kunstwerk... more...

  • "Artes Grammaticae" in frammentiby Maria Chiara Scappaticcio

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 210.00

    Artes Grammaticae in frammenti collects and scrutinizes all the known Latin and bilingual (Greek-Latin and Latin-Greek) grammatical texts on papyrus (1 st cent. B.C. - VI th cent. A.D) in order to add further tesserae in the mosaic of our knowledge of forms, practices and circulation of Latin grammar and language and of Roman education,... more...

  • Al-Hasan ibn Musa al-Nawbakhti, Commentary on Aristotle "De generatione et corruptione"by Marwan Rashed

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 168.00

    This book presents the oldest commentary on Aristotle written in Arabic, a compendium of De Generatione et Corruptione . Its author was the Imamite theologian Ibn M?s? al-Nawbakht? (fl. ca. 900), of whom a single work (among more than forty ones recorded) was known to be extant. This new text sheds light both on the Greek tradition ?... 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...

  • Bilder schreibenby Mario Baumann

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 133.00

    The work Eikones (Imagines/Images) by Philostratus consists of 64 fictitious descriptions of images. Mario Baumann analyzes the aesthetic virtuosity which characterizes this text. The speaker who formulates the descriptions proves himself a master in interpreting the images. He creates a unique textual composition of images which continually... more...