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Medieval and modern Latin literature

  • Deutsche Altertumswissenschaftler im amerikanischen Exilby Hans Peter Obermayer

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 210.00

    This study reconstructs the histories of ten German classicists who lost their jobs in Nazi Germany and who later built new lives for themselves despite great adversity: M. Bieber, K. Lehmann-Hartleben, E.Jastrow, O. Brendel, K. von Fritz, E. Kapp, P. O. Kristeller, E. Abrahamsohn, E. M. Manasse, and P. Friedländer. In preparing the book, the author... more...

  • Satiren des Mittelaltersby Udo Kindermann

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 43.19

    Seit dem 11. Jahrhundert kennen wir mittelalterliche Satiren in Versform. Die meist anonym überlieferten Gedichte knüpfen an altrömische Dichter wie Horaz oder Juvenal an, die damals nicht zufällig als vorzügliche Schulautoren galten, und fanden rasch große Verbreitung. Die Texte waren für ein Publikum geschrieben, das nicht unbedingt dem Klerus im... more...

  • The Latin Poetry of English Poetsby J. W. Binns

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00

    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...

  • Gedichte, Carminaby Thomas Baier; Cornelius Hartz; Kai Brodersen; Martin Hose

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 43.19

    Catull (etwa 84?54 v. Chr.) ist ohne Zweifel einer der bedeutendsten Dichter des alten Rom. Er stammte aus einer wohlhabenden und angesehenen Familie. Den Reizen des Lebens und der Literatur zugewandt, elegant, charmant und humorvoll ? seine Poesie vermittelt das Lebensgefühl dieser Welt. Die Gelegenheitsgedichte geben Einblick in den römischen Alltag... more...

  • Two Ælfric Texts: The Twelve Abuses and The Vices and Virtuesby Mary Clayton

    Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 99.00

    Text with facing translation of two important Old English texts. 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...

  • Caspar Brülow (1585-1627) und das Straßburger Akademietheaterby Michael Hanstein

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 252.00

    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 his environment.... more...

  • Dilectus ciborumby Werner Tietz

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 75.60

    Das Essen wird in der römischen Literatur häufig als Symbol für nicht-kulinarische Sachverhalte verwendet. So repräsentiert die Erwähnung besonders zubereiteter Speisen gewisse Verhaltensweisen des Verzehrenden. Werner Tietz untersucht den Zeichencharakter von Essen in der römischen Gesellschaft und dessen Bedeutung für die soziale Kommunikation unter... more...

  • Eunuchusby Terence; David Christenson

    Focus Publishing/R. Pullins Co. 2013; US$ 6.95

    The play Eunuchus provides an introduction to the world of Roman comedy from one of its best practitioners, Terence. As with all Focus translations, the emphasis is on an inexpensive, readable edition that is close to the original, with an extensive introduction, notes and appendices. more...

  • Geoffrey of Monmouth and the Feminist Origins of the Arthurian Legendby Fiona Tolhurst

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 90.00

    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...