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  1. Anastasius I

    Anastasius I: Politics and Empire in the Late Roman World [Hardback]

    Fiona K. Haarer(Author)

    $97.50

    ISBN: 9780905205434
    Published by : Francis Cairns (Publications) Ltd
    Series: ARCA, Classical and Medieval Texts, Papers and Monographs
    Volume: 46
    When Anastasius I came to the throne in 491, the Late Roman Empire was in severe difficulty. Internal instability, exacerbated by the dominance of the unpopular Isaurians in Constantinople, resulted in a struggling economy, hostil... .... Learn More
  2. Ovid Heroides 16 and 17

    Ovid Heroides 16 and 17: Introduction, Text and Commentary [Hardback]

    Andreas Michalopoulos(Author)

    $120.00

    ISBN: 9780905205441
    Published by : Francis Cairns (Publications) Ltd
    Series: ARCA, Classical and Medieval Texts, Papers and Monographs
    Volume: 47
    Ovid's Heroides , letters in elegiac verse supposedly penned by famous mythological lovers, have attracted renewed scholarly attention over the past twenty or so years. Heroides 16 and 17, the letters exchanged by Paris and Hel... .... Learn More
  3. Metaphor and the Ancient Novel

    Metaphor and the Ancient Novel [Hardback]

    Stephen Harrison(Editor); Michael Paschalis(Editor); Stavros Frangoulidis(Editor)

    $116.00

    ISBN: 9789077922033
    Published by : Barkhuis
    Series: Ancient Narrative Supplements
    Volume: 4
    This thematic fourth Supplementum to Ancient Narrative, entitled Metaphor and the Ancient Novel, is a collection of revised versions of papers originally read at the Second Rethymnon International Conference on the Ancient Novel (... .... Learn More
  4. Properzio

    Properzio: Elegie Libro II: Introduzione, testo e commento [Hardback]

    Paolo Fedeli(Author)

    $225.00

    ISBN: 9780905205427
    Published by : Francis Cairns (Publications) Ltd
    Series: ARCA, Classical and Medieval Texts, Papers and Monographs
    Volume: 45
    The Augustan elegiac poet Sextus Propertius composed four books of elegies; erotic, political, and personal, in the first two decades of the reign of the emperor Augustus. Propertius unique combination of passionate commitment to ... .... Learn More
  5. Papers of the Langford Latin Seminar 12

    Papers of the Langford Latin Seminar 12: Greek and Roman Poetry, Greek and Roman Historiography [Hardback]

    Francis Cairns(Author); H. Cairns(Editor)

    $67.50

    ISBN: 9780905205410
    Published by : Francis Cairns (Publications) Ltd
    Series: ARCA, Classical and Medieval Texts, Papers and Monographs
    Volume: 44
    This collection of fourteen papers focuses on Classical poetry and historiography, with contributions coming from scholars from all over the UK and America. Contents: Greek and Roman Poetry: The Pleasures of the Ancient Text, or T... .... Learn More
  6. Abbreviated Lays

    Abbreviated Lays [Paperback]

    A. T. Reyes(Author)

    $14.95

    ISBN: 9781842171110
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    The double-dactyl, a poetic form never intended for `the serious or high-minded', was invented in 1951. One of the form's rules is that the verse must contain a double-dactyl name, such as `Higgledy-Piggledy . This collection, th... .... Learn More
  7. Jerome on Virginity

    Jerome on Virginity: A Commentary on the Libellus de virginitate servanda (Letter 22) [Hardback]

    Neil Adkin(Author)

    $112.50

    ISBN: 9780905205380
    Published by : Francis Cairns (Publications) Ltd
    Series: ARCA, Classical and Medieval Texts, Papers and Monographs
    Volume: 42
    This is a major new commentary on Jerome's Libellus de virginitate servanda , the first in any language to be devoted to this work. Written in Rome in 384, this treatise sets out the manner of life appropriate to a Christian virg... .... Learn More
  8. Papers of the Langford Latin Seminar 11

    Papers of the Langford Latin Seminar 11: Caesar against Liberty? Perspectives on his Autocracy [Hardback]

    Francis Cairns(Author); E. Fantham(Author)

    $56.25

    ISBN: 9780905205397
    Published by : Francis Cairns (Publications) Ltd
    Series: ARCA, Classical and Medieval Texts, Papers and Monographs
    Volume: 43
    Julius Caesar changed world history by inaugurating the transformation of the Roman Republic into the Roman Empire. This themed volume of PLLS handles the important and controversial problem of Caesar's own attitudes to 'liberty' ... .... Learn More
  9. Gestures

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

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

    $80.00

    ISBN: 9781842170861
    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
  10. Vergil's Aeneid and the Argonautica of Apollonius Rhodius

    Vergil's Aeneid and the Argonautica of Apollonius Rhodius [Hardback]

    Damien Nelis(Author)

    $105.00

    ISBN: 9780905205977
    Published by : Francis Cairns (Publications) Ltd
    Series: ARCA, Classical and Medieval Texts, Papers and Monographs
    Volume: 39
    Virgil's debt to Homer is well known but, as this detailed and specialised analysis demonstrates, Apollonius Rhodius' Argonautica , itself influenced by Homer, was a more immediate source. Assuming prior knowledge of the texts, G... .... Learn More

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