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  • Times of Bedeby Patrick Wormald; Stephen Baxter

    Wiley 2008; US$ 107.95

    Written by the late Patrick Wormald, one of the leading authorities on Bede’s life and work over a 30-year period, this book is a collection of studies on Bede and early English Christian society. A collection of studies on Bede, the greatest historian of the English Middle Ages, and the early English church. Integrates the religious, intellectual,... more...

  • Speculative Grammar and Stoic Language Theory in Medieval Allegorical Narrativeby Jeffrey Bardzell

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95

    In his Plaint of Nature (De planctu Naturae) , Alan of Lille bases much of his argument against sin in general and homosexuality in particular on the claim that both amount to bad grammar. The book explores the philosophical uses of grammar that were so formative of Alan?s thinking in major writers of the preceding generations, including Garland... more...

  • Collected Letters of a Renaissance Feministby Laura Cereta; Diana Robin

    University of Chicago Press 2007; US$ 30.00

    Renaissance writer Laura Cereta (1469–1499) presents feminist issues in a predominantly male venue—the humanist autobiography in the form of personal letters. Cereta's works circulated widely in Italy during the early modern era, but her complete letters have never before been published in English. In her public lectures and essays, Cereta... more...

  • The Mabinogionby Sioned Davies

    Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 8.99

    The 11 tales of the Mabinogion combine Celtic mythology and Arthurian romance. This new translation recreates the storytelling world of medieval Wales and re-invests the tales with the power of performance. - ;Celtic mythology, Arthurian romance, and an intriguing interpretation of British history - these are just some of the themes embraced by the... more...

  • Latin Epics of the New Testamentby Roger P. H. Green

    Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 149.99

    An exploration of the way in which early Christians engaged with the Roman intellectual elite and its highly sophisticated Graeco-Roman tradition. Roger Green examines the works of Juvencus, Sedulius, and Arator, and shows how they repackaged the New Testament as epic, to try to make a bridge between two very different cultures. - ;Latin Epics of the... more...

  • The Basics of New Testament Syntaxby Daniel B. Wallace

    Zondervan 2009; US$ 23.99

    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...

  • Cambridge Orations, 1993?2007by Anthony Bowen

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 26.00

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

  • Beautiful Deathby Susan L. Einbinder

    Princeton University Press 2002; US$ 67.50

    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

    Presents a panorama of about 85 neo-latin epics composed in France during the 16th and 17th centuries. This collection includes historical, biblical and hagiographic poems. more...