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  • The Transvestite Achillesby P. J. Heslin

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 46.00

    Offers the first book-length examination of Statius' unfinished epic, the Achilleid. more...

  • Epic in Republican Romeby Sander M. Goldberg

    Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 144.99

    This book is a major new study of the epic poetry of Republican Rome. Goldberg treats the creators of these now-fragmentary works not simply as predecessors of Vergil, but as pioneers and poets in their own right. But Goldberg goes beyond practical criticism, exploring in the literary experiments of Andronicus, Naevius, Ennius, and Cicero issues... more...

  • Virgil: The Aeneidby K. W. Gransden; S. J. Harrison

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 21.00

    This 2004 guide gives a full account of the historical setting and significance of The Aeneid. more...

  • Brill's companion to Ciceroby J. May

    BRILL 2002; US$ 301.00

    This volume is intended as a companion to the study of Cicero's oratory and rhetoric, for both students and experts in the field. The book is arranged along roughly chronological lines and covers most aspects of Cicero's oratory and rhetoric. more...

  • Brill's companion to Ovidby B. Weiden Boyd

    BRILL 2002; US$ 332.00

    This volume on the Roman poet Ovid (43 BCE - 17 CE) contains articles by 14 international scholars. Contributions cover a wide range of topics, including a biographical essay, a survey of the major manuscripts and textual traditions, and a comprehensive discussion of Ovid's style more...

  • Clio and the poetsby D.S. Levene; D.P. Nelis

    BRILL 2002; US$ 237.00

    The Augustan age was one in which writers were constantly reworking the Roman past, and which was marked by a profound engagement of poets with historians. In this book 17 leading scholars from Europe and America examine the fascinating interaction between such apparently diverse genres. more...

  • Morals and Villas in Seneca's Lettersby John Henderson

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 29.00

    John Henderson explores three letters of Seneca describing visits to Roman villas. more...

  • Virgil Recomposedby Scott McGill

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 159.99

    This is the first book to present a comprehensive study of the mythological and secular Virgilian centos. more...

  • Figuring Genre in Roman Satireby Catherine Keane

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 87.99

    Horace, Persius, and Juvenal, the verse satirists of ancient Rome, developed a unique mode of social criticism by borrowing from their culture's existing methods of entertainment and moral judgment. Keane's analysis of the satiric genre reveals its debt to four key Roman practices: theater, public violence, legal process, and teaching. more...

  • Roman Laughterby Erich Segal

    Oxford University Press 1987; US$ 57.99

    "Mr. Segal has performed the by no means trifling task of making [Plautus's] achievement credible and understandable."-- Times Literary Supplement . "It is refreshing to find Plautus examined for what he undeniably was--a theatrical phenomenon."-- Classical World . "We certainly need in English a book devoted to Plautus alone and here we have it."--... more...