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  • Varietyby William Fitzgerald

    University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 55.00

    The idea of variety may seem too diffuse, obvious, or nebulous to be worth scrutinizing, but modern usage masks the rich history of the term. This book examines the meaning, value, and practice of variety from the vantage point of Latin literature and its reception and reveals the enduring importance of the concept up to the present day. William... more...

  • Politeness and Politics in Cicero's Lettersby Jon Hall

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 99.99

    Politeness and Politics in Cicero's Letters examines the political and personal negotiations that Cicero undertakes in the letters exchanged with other powerful men of the Late Roman Republic, such as Caesar, Pompey and Mark Antony. Drawing upon sociolinguistic theories of politeness, the book explores the distinctive conventions of epistolary courtesy... more...

  • Making Mockeryby Ralph Rosen

    Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 39.99

    This book explores the dynamics of comic mockery and satire in Greek and Roman poetry, and argues that poets working with such material composed in accordance with shared generic principles and literary protocols. It encourages a synoptic, synchronic view of such poetry, from archaic iambus through Roman satire. more...

  • Literary Territoriesby Scott Fitzgerald Johnson

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 77.99

    Literary Territories argues that the literature of Late Antiquity shared a defining aesthetic sensibility which treated the classical "inhabited world," the oikoumene , as a literary metaphor for the collection and organization of knowledge. more...

  • On Human Bondageby John Bodel; Walter Scheidel

    Wiley 2016; US$ 99.95 US$ 89.96

    On Human Bondage —a critical reexamination of Orlando Patterson’s groundbreaking Slavery and Social Death —assesses how his theories have stood the test of time and applies them to new case studies. Discusses the novel ideas of social death and natal alienation, as Patterson first presented them 35 years ago and as they are... more...

  • Die Jugend des Dionysosby Nicole Kröll

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 0.00

    Das vorliegende Buch bietet eine eingehende Analyse der Episode um den Satyrn und Dionysos-Liebling Ampelos, die Nonnos von Panopolis (5. Jh. n.Chr.) in den Büchern zehn, elf und zwölf der Dionysiaka , dem letzten griechischen Epos der Antike, aufspannt. Im Charakterprofil seiner Ampelos-Figur, in deren Todesschicksal und Verwandlung... more...

  • The Adventure of the Human Intellectby Kurt A. Raaflaub

    Wiley 2016; US$ 149.95 US$ 134.96

    The Adventure of the Human Intellect presents the latest scholarship on the beginnings of intellectual history on a broad scope, encompassing ten eminent ancient or early civilizations from both the Old and New Worlds. Borrows themes from The Intellectual Adventure of Ancient Man (1946), updating an old topic with a new approach and up-to-date... more...

  • CliffsNotes on Caesar's Gallic Warsby Bruce Jackson

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1999; US$ 5.99

    This CliffsNotes guide includes everything you’ve come to expect from the trusted experts at CliffsNotes, including analysis of the most widely read literary works. more...

  • A Handbook to Classical Reception in Eastern and Central Europeby Zara Martirosova Torlone; Dana LaCourse Munteanu; Dorota Dutsch

    Wiley 2017; US$ 195.00 US$ 175.50

    A Handbook to Classical Reception in Eastern and Central Europe is the first comprehensive English�]language study of the reception of classical antiquity in Eastern and Central Europe. This groundbreaking work offers detailed case studies of thirteen countries that are fully contextualized historically, locally, and regionally. The first... more...

  • Die Jugend des Dionysosby Nicole Kröll

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 0.00

    Das vorliegende Buch bietet eine eingehende Analyse der Episode um den Satyrn und Dionysos-Liebling Ampelos, die Nonnos von Panopolis (5. Jh. n.Chr.) in den Büchern zehn, elf und zwölf der Dionysiaka , dem letzten griechischen Epos der Antike, aufspannt. Im Charakterprofil seiner Ampelos-Figur, in deren Todesschicksal und Verwandlung... more...