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- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 18.95 US$ 17.24
The name Erasmus of Rotterdam conjures up a golden age of scholarly integrity and the disinterested pursuit of knowledge, when learning could command public admiration without the need for authorial self-promotion. Lisa Jardine, however, shows that Erasmus self-consciously created his own reputation as the central figure of the European intellectual... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 16.95 US$ 15.42
Desiderius Erasmus (1466?1536) was a Dutch humanist, scholar, and social critic, and one of the most important figures of the Renaissance. The Praise of Folly is perhaps his best-known work. Originally written to amuse his friend Sir Thomas More, this satiric celebration of pleasure, youth, and intoxication irreverently pokes fun at the pieties... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00
The Repentant Abelard is both an innovative study and English translation of the late poetic works of controversial medieval philosopher and logician Peter Abelard, written for his beloved wife Heloise and son Astralabe. This study brings to life long overlooked works of this great thinker with analyses and comprehensive notes. more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 159.18
Die Studie rekonstruiert die Lebensschicksale zehn deutscher Altertumswissenschaftler, die nach der Machtübernahme durch die Nationalsozialisten aufgrund ihrer jüdischen Herkunft oder ihrer "politischen Unzuverlässigkeit" nach den Bestimmungen des am 7. April 1933 in Kraft getretenen "Gesetzes zur Wiederherstellung des Berufsbeamtentums"... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 116.72
Der Band beleuchtet die vielfältigen Tätigkeiten, mit denen Heyne von 1763 bis 1812 die Göttinger Universität und Akademie der Wissenschaften maßgeblich förderte: seine zahlreichen wissenschaftlichen Beiträge (in Klassischer Philologie, Alter Geschichte und Klassischer Archäologie), seine Bemühungen um die Alten Sprachen in der Schule sowie seine... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
Thomas Campion, Milton, Crashaw, Herbert, Bourne, Walter Savage Landor ? all these poets, between them spanning the period from the Elizabethan to the Victorian age, wrote a substantial body of Latin verse in addition to their better-known English poetry, representing part of the vast and almost unexplored body of Neo-Latin literature which appealed... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 137.95
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...
- Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 99.00
Text with facing translation of two important Old English texts. more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 212.26
Caspar Brülow (1585?1627) ranks among the most important dramatists working at the influential school stage of the Strasbourg Academy. This first-ever monograph about Brülow examines his life and work, paying particular attention to its historical motivation and content, intertextual connections, and Brülow?s discursive engagement with... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00
Geoffrey of Monmouth and the Feminist Origins of the Arthurian Legend provides the first feminist analysis of both the Arthurian section of The History of the Kings of Britain and The Life of Merlin . more...