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  1. Ovid

    Ovid: Amores. Text, Prolegomena and Commentary in Four Volumes: Volume IV: A Commentary on Book Three [Hardback]

    J. C. McKeown (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9780905205403
    Published by : Francis Cairns (Publications) Ltd
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    The final instalment of this substantial work of scholarship on Ovid. .... Learn More
  2. Homeric Effects in Vergil's Narrative

    Homeric Effects in Vergil's Narrative [Paperback]

    Alessandro Barchiesi (Author)

    £14.95

    ISBN: 9780691176123
    Published by : Princeton University Press
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    The study of Homeric imitations in Vergil has one of the longest traditions in Western culture, starting from the very moment the Aeneid was circulated. Homeric Effects in Vergil's Narrative is the first English translation of one of the most impo... .... Learn More
  3. Cultural Crossroads in the Ancient Novel

    Cultural Crossroads in the Ancient Novel [Hardback]

    Marilia P Futre Pinheiro (Editor); David Konstan (Editor); Bruce Duncan Macqueen (Editor)

    £90.99

    ISBN: 9781501511950
    Published by : Walter de Gruyter
    Series: Trends in Classics - Supplementary Volumes
    Volume: 40
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    The protagonists of the ancient novels wandered or were carried off to distant lands, from Italy in the west to Persia in the east and Ethiopia in the south; the authors themselves came, or pretended to come, from remote places such as Aphrod... .... Learn More
  4. A Commentary on Vergil, Aeneid: No. 3

    A Commentary on Vergil, Aeneid: No. 3 [Paperback]

    S. J. Heyworth (Author); J. H. W. Morwood (Author)

    £29.50

    ISBN: 9780198727828
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    The Aeneid, generally considered the greatest poem of Roman literature, is a story of migration, and Book 3 is at the heart of this story-the arrestingly dramatic account that Aeneas gives to the Carthaginian Queen Dido of his people's journey fro... .... Learn More
  5. Plant of a Strange Vine

    Plant of a Strange Vine: "Oratio Corrupta" and the Poetics of Senecan Tragedy [Hardback]

    Robert Sklenar (Author)

    £57.99

    ISBN: 9783110517729
    Published by : Walter de Gruyter
    Volume: 363
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    This book studies Seneca's poetic drama from a novel point of view. Whereas most criticism of Seneca's dramas has tended to focus on their relationship to Stoicism, I approach them from the perspective of Seneca's own theory of literary decad... .... Learn More
  6. Knowledge, Text and Practice in Ancient Technical Writing

    Knowledge, Text and Practice in Ancient Technical Writing [Hardback]

    Marco Formisano (Editor); Philip J. Van der Eijk (Editor)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9781107169432
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
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    The relationship between theory and practice, in other words between norms indicated in a text and their extra-textual application, is one of the most fascinating issues in the history and theory of science. Yet this aspect has often been tak... .... Learn More
  7. The Latin of the Grammarians

    The Latin of the Grammarians: Reflections about Language in the Roman World [Hardback]

    Rolando Ferri (Editor); A. Zago (Editor)

    £185.00

    ISBN: 9782503566276
    Published by : Brepols
    What can Roman grammarians tell us about their language from a modern linguistic perspective? This book brings together scholars interested in Roman grammarians from a variety of areas, from manuscript research to modern sociolinguistics and ... .... Learn More
  8. History After Liberty: Tacitus on Tyrants, Sycophants, and Republicans

    History After Liberty: Tacitus on Tyrants, Sycophants, and Republicans [Hardback]

    Thomas Strunk (Author)

    £71.50

    ISBN: 9780472130207
    Published by : University of Michigan Press
    Roman historian Tacitus wrote a damning critique of the first century CE Roman empire. The emperors in Tacitus' works are almost universally tyrants surrounded by flatterers and informants, and the image Tacitus creates is of a society that has lo... .... Learn More
  9. True Names: Vergil and the Alexandrian Tradition of Etymological Wordplay

    True Names: Vergil and the Alexandrian Tradition of Etymological Wordplay [Paperback]

    James J. O'Hara (Author)

    £43.95

    ISBN: 9780472036875
    Published by : University of Michigan Press
    In True Names: Vergil and the Alexandrian Tradition of Etymological Wordplay, James O'Hara presents a richly annotated, comprehensive collection of examples of etymological wordplay in Vergil's Aeneid, Eclogues, and Georgics. An extensive introduc... .... Learn More
  10. Caesar: Civil War

    Caesar: Civil War [Hardback]

    Cynthia Damon (Editor)

    £16.95

    ISBN: 9780674997035
    Published by : Harvard University Press
    Caesar (C. Iulius, 102 44 BC), statesman and soldier, defied the dictator Sulla; served in the Mithridatic wars and in Spain; entered Roman politics as a democrat against the senatorial government; was the real leader of the coalition with Po... .... Learn More

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