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  • Trials of Characterby James M. May

    The University of North Carolina Press 2014; US$ 45.00

    Trials of Character: The Eloquence of Ciceronian Ethos more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to Horaceby Stephen Harrison

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 30.00

    In this 2007 volume a superb international cast of contributors present an assessment of Horace, his work and its themes. more...

  • A Handbook to the Reception of Ovidby John F. Miller; Carole E. Newlands

    Wiley 2014; US$ 195.00

    A Handbook to the Reception of Ovid presents more than 30 original essays written by leading scholars revealing the rich diversity of critical engagement with Ovid’s poetry that spans the Western tradition from antiquity to the present day.  Offers innovative perspectives on Ovid’s poetry and its reception from antiquity to the... 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...

  • 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...

  • Virgil's Augustan Epicby Francis Cairns

    Cambridge University Press 1989; US$ 51.00

    An examination of the main characters in the Aeneid. more...

  • Seelengespräche.by Béatrice Jakobs; Volker Kapp

    Duncker & Humblot 2008; US$ 65.80

    Hauptbeschreibung Die von Prudentius in seiner "Psychomachie" exemplarisch gestaltete Problematik des Kampfes widerstrebender seelischer Kräfte muss mit der Thematik der Seelengespräche in Beziehung gebracht werden, die sich bis heute in der Literatur findet. Die Autoren dieses Bandes stellen sich die schwierige Aufgabe, Traditionsstränge zu identifizieren,... more...

  • Das zweite Falkenbuch Kaiser Friedrichs II.by Stefan Georges

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 112.00

    Der falken- und hundeheilkundliche Traktat des "Moamin", das wohl meistverbreitete Handbuch seiner Art im Mittelalter, steht seit langem im Blickpunkt der Forschung. Wichtige Fragen, wie die seiner arabischen Quellen, seiner Entstehungs- und Überlieferungsgeschichte und besonders der Rolle, die Kaiser Friedrich II. (1194-1250) dabei spielte, blieben... more...

  • Origo gentisby Alheydis Plassmann

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 105.00

    Die Herkunftserzählungen der früh- und hochmittelalterlichen Geschichtsschreiber, die man traditionellerweise als Origo gentis bezeichnet, werden erstmals im Gesamtkontext des Geschichtswerkes untersucht. Weiter werden die Muster der Identitäts- und Legitimitätsstiftung diachron miteinander verglichen, um die Schemata, die die Autoren benutzten, aufzuzeigen.... more...