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  • Metamorphosesby Ovid; A. D. Melville; E. J. Kenney

    OUP Oxford 1998; US$ 5.99

    The modern, unacademic idiom of A.D. Melville's translation opens the way to a fresh understanding of Ovid's unique and elusive vision of reality. 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...

  • On Academic Scepticismby Cicero; Charles Brittain

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2006; US$ 13.50

    Charles Brittain's elegant new translation of Cicero's Academica makes available for the first time a readable and accurate translation into modern English of this complex yet crucial source of our knowledge of the epistemological debates between the sceptical Academics and the Stoics. more...

  • Sermo Iuris: Rechtssprache und Recht in der augusteischen Dichtungby Ulrich Gebhardt

    BRILL 2009; US$ 200.00

    This book is concerned with legal language in non-legal Latin literature. Examining the use of legal discourse as a poetical means, it provides fresh vistas on Augustan poetry and explores the potential for the poetic transformation of a technical language. Dieses Buch untersucht den Gebrauch der rAmischen Rechtssprache in nichtfachsprachlichen Texten.... more...

  • R. O. A. M. Lyne: Collected Papers on Latin Poetryby R. O. A. M. Lyne; S.J. Harrison

    OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 184.99

    A generous selection from more than three decades of scholarly articles by a world-class scholar and interpreter of Latin poetry which displays both his diverse interests and his concern with the texts of first-century BC Augustan poets, their language and literary texture. more...

  • Sprachbehandlung und Darstellungsweise in römischer Prosaby Wolfgang Schibel

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1971; US$ 135.00

    Die Corvinuserzählung, die wir bei Gellius finden, ist in der Forschung lange disputiert worden. H. Peter (1870) hatte sich entschlossen, sie unter die Fragmente des Claudius Quadrigarius aufzunehmen, wegen der Nachbarschaft zur Torquatuserzählung. Mcdonald (1975) vergleicht die bei Gellius gegebene Erzählung mit der livianischen (VII 26f) und betrachtet... more...

  • Das zweite Falkenbuch Kaiser Friedrichs II.by Stefan Georges

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 126.00

    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,... more...

  • Amor And Psycheby Erich Neumann

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.72

    First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • World Myths and Legendsby Kathy Ceceri; Shawn Braley

    Nomad Press 2010; US$ 12.99

    All societies have their own myths and legends, but they're much more than just stories. Myths and legends tell us about a people’s history, science, and cultural valuesthe things they knew, the things they believed, and the things they felt were important. World Myths and Legends retells tales from the Middle East, Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia,... more...

  • Ausonius of Bordeauxby Hagith Sivan

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    In the burgeoning field of late classical antiquity the authors of late Roman Gaul have served as a mine of information regarding the historical, cultural, political, social and religious developments of the western empire, and of Gaul in particular. Ausonius is outstanding among these authors for the extraordinary range of material which his writings... more...