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  • Aeneisby Vergil; Niklas Holzberg

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 98.00

    Vergil?s Aeneid is one of the greatest works of world literature. Published around 18 BCE, this epic poem narrates the mythical antecedents of the foundation of Rome. The translation is in verses ? in hexameter as the original version? but, leaving behind the classicistic tradition, uses contemporary German to render the Latin text.... more...

  • Römische Geschichteby Theodor Mommsen

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 61.05

    Für seine ?Römische Geschichte?, 1854 bis 1856 in drei Bänden erschienen, erhielt Theodor Mommsen 1902 den Nobelpreis für Literatur. Bis heute ? mehr als hundert Jahre nach seiner Entstehung ? gilt dieses Werk des großen Althistorikers als Klassiker der Historiographie in deutscher Sprache. Es schildert die Geschichte Roms bis zum Ende der römischen... more...

  • Meister römischer Prosaby von Michael Albrecht

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 183.11

    Prosa als literarische Darstellungsform kommt durch ihre Sachbezogenheit dem strengen Formsinn des römischen Wesens entgegen. Römisch ist dabei die sozialpsychologische Komponente, die vom Menschlich-Kommunikativen bis zum Politischen reicht, römisch ist auch die Selbststilisierung in der Maske des Werkes. In der Prosa spiegelt sich der Wandel Roms... more...

  • Panegyrici Latiniby Panegyrici Panegyrici Latini; Thomas Baier; Brigitte Müller-Rettig; Kai Brodersen; Martin Hose

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2015; US$ 114.48

    Zu der Sammlung der so genannten ?Panegyrici latini? oder ?Lobreden auf römische Kaiser? gehören mehrere Reden auf Kaiser Konstantin den Großen, die vermutlich in den Jahren 307 bis 311 in Trier gehalten wurden. Sie enthalten keineswegs nur übertreibendes, inhaltsleeres Herrscherlob: Die jeweiligen Redner konnten mit den Mitteln des Hofzeremoniells... more...

  • The Sixteen Satiresby Juvenal; Peter Green; Peter Green

    Penguin Books Ltd 2004; US$ 19.20

    Perhaps more than any other writer, Juvenal (c. AD 55-138) captures the splendour, the squalor and the sheer energy of everyday Roman life. In The Sixteen Satires he evokes a fascinating world of whores, fortune-tellers, boozy politicians, slick lawyers, shameless sycophants, ageing flirts and downtrodden teachers. A member of the traditional land-owning... more...

  • Liberae rei publicae iuris consultiby Franz P. Bremer

    De Gruyter 1985; US$ 140.00

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  • Latin Erotic Elegyby Paul Allen Miller

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    This indispensable volume provides a complete course on Latin erotic elegy, allowing students to trace a coherent narrative of the genre's rise and fall, and to understand its relationship to the changes that marked the collapse of the Roman republic, and the founding of the empire. The book begins with a detailed and wide-ranging introduction, looking... more...

  • De architecturaby Marcus Vitruvius Pollio; Johannes De Laet

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95

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  • Latin Verse Satireby Paul Allen Miller

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 43.95

    A wide variety of texts by the Latin satirists are presented here in a fully loaded resource to provide an innovative reading of satire's relation to Roman ideology. Brimming with notes, commentaries, essays and texts in translation, this book succeeds in its mission to help the student understand the history of Latin's modern scholarly reception.... more...

  • Fragments of Roman Poetry c.60 BC-AD 20by Adrian S. Hollis

    Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 84.99

    An edition and translation of a collection of fragments of Roman poetry composed between 60 BC and AD 20, when Latin literature was at its height. Study of these fragmentary texts enables us better to appreciate surviving great poets such as Catullus and Virgil. - ;This book aims to fill in the literary history of the greatest period of Latin poetry,... more...