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- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 20.99
By any measure, Seneca (?4-65AD) is one of the most important figures in both Roman literature and ancient philosophy. He was the most popular writer of his day, and his writings are voluminous and diverse, ranging from satire to philosophical "consolations" against grief, from metaphysical theory to moral and political discussions of virtue... more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 19.99
The Odyssey is one of the world's greatest and best-loved poems. It has survived for twenty-eight centuries, through upheavals that have wiped out most of what was written in the ancient world. Now Barry B. Powell, one of the twenty-first century's leading Homeric scholars, has given us a powerful new translation. Powell's translation renders... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95
Ovid, Rome?s most cynical and worldly love poet, has not until recently been highly regarded among Latin poets. Now, however, his reputation is growing, and this volume is an important contribution to the re-establishment of Ovid?s claims to critical attention. This collection of essays ranges over a wide variety of themes and works: Ovid?s development... more...
- Luath Press Ltd 2014; US$ 9.32
What does ‘masculinity? mean today? On Being a Man brings together four men to consider the condition of Scottish men, reflect on their own backgrounds and experiences, and confront some of the most difficult issues men face. These include the changing roles of men in Scottish society, the role of work and employment. What it means to be a man... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 95.00
In Stagecraft in Euripides , first published in 1985, Professor Michael Halleran examines certain aspects of the dramaturgy of the most extensively preserved Attic tragedian. Although the ancient dramatic texts do not contain performance directions, they do imply stage actions. This work explores the ways Euripides utilises the latter to make a... more...
- F+W Media 2014; US$ 14.99
Have you heard the one about... You'll laugh yourself silly with The Everything Big Book of Jokes ! Inside this sidesplitting collection, you'll find only the most popular kinds of jokes, riddles, and funnies from a dynamic professional comedian, including: Short jokes, one-liners, and puns Jokes about spouses, in-laws, kids, and grandparents... more...
- Andrews UK 2014; US$ 4.99
Jolly Wordlings brings together a host of excruciating howlers and painful puns in a collection crammed with fun. Most of the humour arises from the words themselves - a change of stress, a little false pronunciation or a bit of strategic misspelling will tease the laughter out of even the most solemn expressions. And D. H. Elliott does just that,... more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
Xenophon was a Greek soldier who played a key role in several military skirmishes and attacks throughout his life. Later in his life, he began to write down his recollections of these battles and other key political and cultural events, thus becoming one of ancient Greece's most important historians. Hellenica offers Xenophon's first-hand account... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95
Ovid: The Classical Heritage , first published in 1995, contains a diverse collection of reflections, ranging from the first century, through the Middle Ages, to the twentieth, on a poet who has been adored and reviled in equal measure. With the entire notion of ?Western culture? under duress, the need to establish continuity from antiquity to... more...
- Dundurn 2014; US$ 14.99
The Cottage Daze books are a selection of stories aimed at cottagers ? the hundreds of thousands across North America who head to their lakeside retreats each year. The seasons, wildlife, the environment, and family are all topics treated with fondness and wry humour. more...