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  • Der jesuitische Heroidenbriefby Jost Eickmeyer

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 293.00

    Between 1514 and 1663 the genre known as Heroides, coined by Ovid, was maintained almost entirely by modern Latin poets. This book considers the period, which has up to now remained almost unheeded in the history of the genre. It looks at the collections of epistles by relevant authors (Eobanus Hessus, Andreas Alenus, Jacob Bidermann,... more...

  • Complete New Testament Greekby Gavin Betts

    Hodder Education 2010; US$ 35.18

    All you need to read, write and understand New Testament Greek. more...

  • The Singing Mastersby John O'Meara

    The Lilliput Press 1990; US$ 10.19

    Fascinating... a delight not to be missed. It's a rare treat indeed to find such an honest, penetrating, wise and thoughtful autobiobiography.' - Eilís Dillon, The Irish Times 'A beautifully-written book.' - Benedict Kiely, Sunday Independent 'Wonderfully lyrical... and extremely well written. It is haunting and memorable. When you finish it, you... more...

  • Petrus Mussonius, "Pompeius Magnus" - eine neulateinische Tragödieby Bernhard Paul

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 154.00

    This volume presents a new edition and annotated translation of Pompeius Magnus , a Neo-Latin tragedy on the death of the Roman general, which was published in 1621 by the French Jesuit Petrus Mussonius. The content and language of the play were strongly influenced by Classical literature. more...

  • Who Knows Tomorrowby Lisa Lovatt-Smith

    Weinstein Publishing 2014; US$ 26.00

    Lisa Lovatt-Smith began her career in magazine publishing at the tender age of 18. After winning a writing contest Lisa began working as an intern for British Vogue . At 19 she became the youngest Photo Editor in Conde Nast history, thanks in part to Anna Wintour who saw Lisa?s potential early on. In 2002, after years of working in fashion, Lisa... more...

  • Diálogosby Luis Vives

    Linkgua 2010; US$ 4.80

    Joan Lluís Vives (Valencia, 6 de marzo de 1492-Brujas, 6 de mayo de 1540). España. Nació en Valencia en una relevante familia de la comunidad judía que se convirtió al cristianismo para proteger su integridad y sus propiedades. Sin embargo, los Vives practicaban el judaísmo en una sinagoga que tenían en su casa hasta que fueron descubiertos en pleno... more...

  • Alcuinby D.A. Bullough

    BRILL 2004; US$ 223.00

    An intellectual biography of Alcuin, the most prominent Anglo-Saxon scholar at the court of Charlemagne. It examines his early years in Northumbria and his time at the Carolingian court, reassessing the chronology of Alcuin's career and writings, and the significance of his large output. more...

  • In the footsteps of the ancientsby R.G. Witt

    BRILL 2000; US$ 138.00

    This study shows the stages of intellectual development through which humanism emerged as a European phenomenon. An investigation of humanist culture in Italy between 1260 and 1340 shows how classical Roman rhetorical forms took root in Italy two generations before Petrarch. more...

  • Andreas Capellanus on Love?by Kathleen Andersen-Wyman

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 110.00

    A new look at Andreas Capellanus's De amore. more...

  • Die Dramen Jacob Lochers und die frühe Humanistenbühne im süddeutschen Raumby Cora Dietl

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 238.00

    The dramatic works of Jacob Locher (1471-1528) have largely fallen into oblivion. Introduced here in chronological order, they are set within their cultural contexts. In 1495, Jacob Locher was the first German author to stage a tragedy on the classical model. His stage presentations of contemporary events placed the theatre as a means of influencing... more...