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  1. Word and context in Latin poetry

    Word and context in Latin poetry: Studies in memory of David West [Hardback]

    A. J. Woodman (Editor); J. Wisse (Editor)

    $80.00

    ISBN: 9780956838155
    Published by : Cambridge Philological Society
    Series: Cambridge Classical Journal Supplements
    Volume: 40
    This volume of essays is intended to commemorate the eminent Latin scholar David West, best known for his work on Lucretius, Horace, Virgil, and Shakespeare. The contributors – Francis Cairns, Ian Du Quesnay, Bruce Gibson, Alex Hardie, Stephen Har... .... Learn More
  2. Gestures

    Gestures: Essays in Ancient History, Literature, and Philosophy presented to Alan L Boegehold [Paperback]

    Geoffrey W. Bakewell (Author); James P. Sickinger (Author)

    $49.99

    ISBN: 9781785707834
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    These thirty essays were presented to Alan L Boegehold, a distinguished philologist and an inspirational teacher, on the occasion of his retirement and his seventy-fifth birthday. The contributions fall into two categories, each o... .... Learn More
  3. Masters of Roman Prose

    Masters of Roman Prose: From Cato to Apuleius [Paperback]

    M. Von Albrecht (Author); Neil Adkin (Translator)

    $52.50

    ISBN: 9780995461208
    Published by : Francis Cairns (Publications) Ltd
    Series: Interpretive Studies
    In this commented anthology of Latin prose, Michael von Albrecht selects texts from a span of Roman literature covering four centuries. A summary of the contents will indicate its range and variety: M. Porcius Cato (the preface to De agricultura ... .... Learn More
  4. Spinning Fates and the Song of the Loom

    Spinning Fates and the Song of the Loom: The Use of Textiles, Clothing and Cloth Production as Metaphor, Symbol and Narrative Device in Greek and Latin Literature [Hardback]

    Giovanni Fanfani (Editor); Mary Harlow (Editor); Marie Louise Nosch (Editor)

    $55.00

    ISBN: 9781785701603
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles Series
    Volume: 24
    Textile imagery is pervasive in classical literature. An awareness of the craft and technology of weaving and spinning, of the production and consumption of clothing items, and of the social and religious significance of garments is key to the ap... .... Learn More
  5. Splendide Mendax

    Splendide Mendax: Rethinking Fakes and Forgeries in Classical, Late Antique, and Early Christian Literature [Hardback]

    Edmund P. Cueva (Editor); Javier Martínez (Editor)

    $105.00

    ISBN: 9789491431982
    Published by : Barkhuis
    Scholars for centuries have regarded fakes and forgeries chiefly as an opportunity for exposing and denouncing deceit, rather than appreciating the creative activity necessary for such textual imposture. But should we not be more curious about wha... .... Learn More
  6. Papers of the Langford Latin Seminar, Volume 16, 2016

    Papers of the Langford Latin Seminar, Volume 16, 2016: Greek and Roman Poetry; The Elder Pliny [Hardback]

    Francis Cairns (Editor); Roy Gibson (Editor)

    $75.00

    ISBN: 9780905205595
    Published by : Francis Cairns (Publications) Ltd
    Series: ARCA, Classical and Medieval Texts, Papers and Monographs
    Volume: 54
    PLLS 16 contains papers mainly arising from several Langford Colloquia held by the Department of Classics, Florida State University. Contents The Elder Pliny S. Citroni Marchetti (Università di Firenze):‘Cicero as Role-Model in the Self-Definition... .... Learn More
  7. Off the Beaten Track. Epigraphy at the Borders

    Off the Beaten Track. Epigraphy at the Borders: Proceedings of 6th EAGLE International Event (24-25 September 2015, Bari, Italy) [Paperback]

    Antonio E. Felle (Editor); Anita Rocco (Editor)

    $60.00

    ISBN: 9781784913229
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    This volume contains the papers presented during the Meeting ‘Off the Beaten Track – Epigraphy at the Borders’, the sixth in a series of international events planned by the EAGLE, Europeana network of Ancient Greek and Latin Epigraphy internationa... .... Learn More
  8. La implantación del culto imperial de la provincia en Hispania

    La implantación del culto imperial de la provincia en Hispania [Paperback]

    Marta González Herrero (Author)

    $56.00

    ISBN: 9781784911768
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    Series: Archaeopress Roman Archaeology
    The aim of this study is to show the preferential qualitative value of epigraphy as a historical source and to proclaim the considerable interest offered by that found in Lusitania for understanding the introduction and organizati... .... Learn More
  9. Holy Men and Charlatans in the Ancient Novel

    Holy Men and Charlatans in the Ancient Novel [Hardback]

    Stelios Panayotakis (Editor); Gareth Schmeling (Editor); Michael Paschalis (Editor)

    $123.00

    ISBN: 9789491431906
    Published by : Barkhuis
    Series: Ancient Narrative Supplementa
    Volume: 19
    The present volume comprises the papers delivered at RICAN 6, which was held in Rethymnon, Crete, on May 30-31, 2011. The focus is placed on male and female characters in the ancient novel and related texts, both pagan and Christian; these charact... .... Learn More
  10. Philosophy and the Ancient Novel

    Philosophy and the Ancient Novel [Hardback]

    Marília Futre Pinheiro (Editor); Silvia Montiglio (Editor)

    $116.00

    ISBN: 9789491431890
    Published by : Barkhuis
    Series: Ancient Narrative Supplementa
    Volume: 20
    The papers assembled in this volume explore a relatively new area in scholarship on the ancient novel: the relationship between an ostensibly non-philosophical genre and philosophy. This approach opens up several original themes for further resear... .... Learn More

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