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  • Cambridge Orations, 1993–2007by Anthony Bowen

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 29.00

    A selection of the Latin speeches delivered by Anthony Bowen as Public Orator of the University of Cambridge. more...

  • The Basics of New Testament Syntaxby Daniel B. Wallace

    Zondervan 2009; US$ 29.99

    An abridgment of the award-winning standard reference grammar of New Testament Greek, Greek Grammar Beyond the Basics, for use in intermediate Greek courses. more...

  • Of Farming and Classicsby David Grene; Robert B. Pippin

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 16.00

    A fiercely independent thinker, colorful storyteller, and spirited teacher, David Grene devoted his life to two things: farming, which he began as a boy in Ireland and continued into old age; and classics, which he taught for several decades that culminated in his translating and editing, with Richmond Lattimore, of The Complete Greek Tragedies... more...

  • The Praise of Follyby Desiderius Erasmus; John Wilson

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 3.99 US$ 3.47

    Erasmus of Rotterdam wrote the essay The Praise of Folly during a week at Sir Thomas More's estate in Bucklersbury. He later refined and extended the piece. In it he personifies Folly as a god, whose companions are likewise-personified sins and human weaknesses. His work criticizes the Catholic Church, and culminates in a statement of Christian... more...

  • Erasmi Opera Omnia, V-6by A. G. Weiler; M. Cytowska

    Elsevier Science 2008; US$ 335.00

    A volume of the Opera Omnia of Erasmus series, this title is comprised of two separate treatise translated into one volume. First, The Institution of Christian Matrimony (Basel, 1526) which was dedicated to Catherine of Aragon. In this work, Erasmus deals with the religious, moral and physical aspects of marriage, also discussing Canon law. Conservative... more...

  • Beautiful Deathby Susan L. Einbinder

    Princeton University Press 2002; US$ 78.50 US$ 71.44

    When Crusader armies on their way to the Holy Land attacked Jewish communities in the Rhine Valley, many Jews chose suicide over death at the hands of Christian mobs. With their defiant deaths, the medieval Jewish martyr was born. With the literary commemoration of the victims, Jewish martyrology followed. Beautiful Death examines the evolution... more...

  • Ancilla Calliopeaeby Ludwig Braun

    BRILL 2007; US$ 207.00

    Survey of neo-latin epic in France during the 16th and 17th centuries, more extensive than anything presented to date. Repertorium of more than 80 poems with detailed information on their contents and their authors. Development of the literary genre. more...

  • Petronius Rediuiuus et Helias Tripolanensisby Marvin L Colker

    BRILL 2007; US$ 123.00

    This book gathers, for the first time, all the extracts (often long) surviving from otherwise lost works of Elias of Thriplow, thirteenth century English schoolmaster. Texts include so-called Petronius Rediuiuus, a collection of stories and essays reflecting the language of spicy Petronius. more...

  • Symbola et emblemata tam moralia quam sacraby Joachim Camerarius d. J.; Wolfgang Harms; Gilbert Heß

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 349.00

    Joachim Camerarius (1534–1598), the Nuremberg doctor and botanist, produced one of the most influential writings on European emblematics with his four-volume work which was published from 1595–1605. In this 1587 volume, appearing for the time with scholarly commentary, Camerarius develops a new project - he sets the moral-religious interpretation... more...

  • Päpste und Poetenby Thomas Haye

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 238.00

    Während des Mittelalters ist die päpstliche Kurie innerhalb Europas die wichtigste Adresse der gelehrten lateinischen Dichtung. Vielfach unaufgefordert, wenden sich die Autoren mit ihren Werken an den apostolischen Stuhl, sie widmen einzelnen Päpsten ihre Schriften und verherrlichen sie in Lobgedichten. Im vorliegenden Buch wird für den Zeitraum... more...