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  • On the Nature of Thingsby Lucretius; Martin Ferguson Smith

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2001; US$ 14.50

    Martin Ferguson Smith's work on Lucretius is both well known and highly regarded. However, his 1969 translation of De Rerum Natura —long out of print—is virtually unknown. Readers will share our excitement in the discovery of this accurate and fluent prose rendering. For this edition, Professor Smith provides a revised translation, new... more...

  • Persiusby Shadi Bartsch

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 40.00

    The Roman poet and satirist Persius (34?62 CE) was unique among his peers for lampooning literary and social conventions from a distinctly Stoic point of view. A curious amalgam of mocking wit and philosophy, his Satires are rife with violent metaphors and unpleasant imagery and show little concern for the reader?s enjoyment or understanding. ... more...

  • Apocolocyntosisby Lucius Annaeus Seneca; W. H. D. Rouse

    The Floating Press 1920; US$ 4.99

    Lucius Annaeus Seneca, also known as Seneca, or Seneca the Younger, was a Roman Stoic philosopher, statesman and dramatist, who also acted as a tutor and adviser to emperor Nero. Attributed to Seneca is this political satire on the Roman emperor Claudius, Apocolocyntosis or The Pumpkinification of Claudius . The title, meaning "Pumpkinification"... more...

  • On Benefitsby Lucius Annaeus Seneca

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 4.99

    Lucius Annaeus Seneca, also known as Seneca, or Seneca the Younger, was a Roman Stoic philosopher, statesman and dramatist, who also acted as a tutor and adviser to emperor Nero. Seneca spoke of addressing life's issue through practical steps and considered it important that an individual faces their own mortality. more...

  • Seneca: Selected Dialogues and Consolationsby Seneca; Peter J. Anderson

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2015; US$ 11.95

    Seneca's dialogues--as his epistolary essays have traditionally been known--offer an ideal path into the philosophical thought of first-century Rome's most famous Stoic, whose compelled suicide in 65 CE (by order of his former pupil Emperor Nero) drew comparisons to the death of Socrates. Notable for, among other things, their portrait of a providential... more...

  • The Aeneidby Virgil; John Dryden

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 4.99

    Aeneas appears in The Illiad in vague snatches and starts as a traveling warrior of great piety who was loosely connected to the foundation of Rome. Virgil weaves these fragments into a powerful myth about the founding of Rome in The Aeneid . Aeneas travels from his native Troy to Italy then wages victorious war upon the Latins. more...

  • Livius und der Leserby Dennis Pausch

    C.H. Beck 2011; US$ 60.80

    Das Ziel dieser Arbeit ist ein besseres Verständnis der Kommunikation zwischen Livius und seinen Lesern über Geschichte und die Analyse der vor diesem Hintergrund zu beobachtenden literarischen Techniken. Zu diesem Zweck wird der Text hier programmatisch in seiner Gesamtheit in den Blick genommen und bei seiner Interpretation stets die Perspektive... more...

  • A Comedy of Storytellingby Alexander Kirichenko

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2012; US$ 41.19

    Hauptbeschreibung Current interpretations of Apuleius' 'Golden Ass' cover the entire spectrum from a religious autobiography to an incongruous collection of titillating stories. The goal of this book is to explain the extraordinary polyphony of Apuleius' novel as a product of the 2nd century CE context, in which elite culture (philosophy and sophistic... more...

  • Tragicorum Romanorum Fragmenta. Vol. IIby Gesine Manuwald

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 99.83

    Der zweite Band der neuen Ausgabe der »Tragicorum Romanorum Fragmenta« enthält alle bekannten, durch Zitate bei anderen römischen Autoren für Ennius überlieferten Fragmente seiner Tragödien (in der als wahrscheinlich zu konstituierenden Textfassung) mit einem ausführlichen Apparat. Von den Tragödien des von späteren römischen Autoren als eigentlicher... more...

  • Properz, Elegienby Dieter Flach

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 131.76

    Sextus Propertius (ca. 48 v. Chr.?15 v. Chr.) gehört wie Tibull und Ovid zu den herausragenden Liebesdichtern der augusteischen Zeit. Die vier Elegienbücher, die uns erhalten geblieben sind, galten bei den Zeitgenossen als höchst elegant in Stil und Sprache, sind aber oft schwer zu verstehen. Die mittelalterliche Handschriftenüberlieferung hat den... more...