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  • 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...

  • The Politics of Immorality in Ancient Romeby Catharine Edwards

    Cambridge University Press 1993; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

    A study of why the literature the Romans produced is so preoccupied with immorality. more...

  • Generic Interfaces in Latin Literatureby Theodore D. Papanghelis; Stephen J. Harrison; Stavros Frangoulidis

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 210.00

    This volume pursues a key topic in the current study of Latin literature - the way in which literary texts of all periods in Latin, while usually written in an identifiable genre, characteristically allude to and interact with other genres. It pushes research forward by providing a broad range of studies concentrating on the polyphonic... more...

  • Die Suasorien des älteren Senecaby Stefan Feddern

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 210.00

    This new edition of The Suasoriae of Seneca the Elder contains, in addition to the original text, its first-ever commentary, providing helpful assistance with the hard-to-read declamations. The introduction addresses problems in Seneca the Elder scholarship (the poor state of The Suasoriae?s written record, for instance) and with ancient... more...

  • Aglaiaby Charles Segal

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1997; US$ 59.99

    In this landmark collection of essays, renowned classicist Charles Segal offers detailed analyses of major texts from archaic and early classical Greek poetry; in particular, works of Alcman, Mimnermus, Sappho, Pindar, Bacchylides, and Corinna. Segal provides close readings of the texts, and then studies the literary form and language of early Greek... more...

  • Fighting Words and Feuding Wordsby Thomas R. Walsh

    Lexington Books 2005; US$ 39.99

    Fighting Words and Feuding Words engages the powerful tools of Homeric poetic analysis and the anthropological study of emotion in an analysis of two anger terms highlighted in the Iliad by the Achaean prophet Calchas. Walsh argues that kotos and kholos locate two focal points for the study of aggression in Homeric poetry, the first presenting Homer's... more...

  • The Future in Greekby Theodore Markopoulos

    OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 154.99 US$ 133.29

    This important contribution to the history of Greek explores what led to the appearance of the modern future in the sixteenth century. The author traces its origins to the classical period and its development in the Hellenistic. He shows how his findings affect the Greek syntactic and semantic history and grammaticalization theory in general. more...

  • Poemata selecta ? Ausgewählte Gedichte (1579?1614)by Heinrich Meibom der Ältere; Lothar Mundt

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 307.00

    Founded in 1576, the University of Helmstedt was a brilliant center of late German humanism, a period that has been largely neglected in academic research. For the first time, this volume presents the lyrical works of Heinrich Meibom the Elder (1555-1625), who held the Helmstedt professorship of poetry for over 40 years. If offers a representative... more...

  • Pluk dagenby Ole Thomsen

    Aarhus University Press 2008; US$ 26.40

    Med deres menneskekundskab, erotiske indsigt, politiske tæft og skarpe formuleringer har de antikke romerske forfattere haft en overvældende indflydelse på europæisk litteratur og kultur. Med Pluk dagen bliver seksten af disse forfattere nu tilgængelige i samlet flok: Komediedigtere, lyrikere, satirikere, historikere og humanistiske vismænd står parat... more...

  • Law and Ethics in Greek and Roman Declamationby Eugenio Amato; Francesco Citti; Bart Huelsenbeck

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 182.00

    Ancient declamation defies easy categorization. It stands at the crossroads of several modern disciplines. Only within the past few decades the complexity of declamation and the promise inherent in its study have come to be recognized. The book contains 13 essays from international scholars, engages with the multidisciplinary nature of... more...