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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
    Series: Ovid: Amores
    Volume: 4
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    The final instalment of this substantial work of scholarship on Ovid. .... Learn More
  2. Virgil's Double Cross: Design and Meaning in the Aeneid

    Virgil's Double Cross: Design and Meaning in the Aeneid [Paperback]

    David Quint (Author)

    £27.95

    ISBN: 9780691179384
    Published by : Princeton University Press
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    The message of Virgil's Aeneid once seemed straightforward enough: the epic poem returned to Aeneas and the mythical beginnings of Rome in order to celebrate the city's present world power and to praise its new master, Augustus Caesar. Things chan... .... Learn More
  3. Virgil's Double Cross: Design and Meaning in the Aeneid

    Virgil's Double Cross: Design and Meaning in the Aeneid [Hardback]

    David Quint (Author)

    £62.95

    ISBN: 9780691179377
    Published by : Princeton University Press
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    The message of Virgil's Aeneid once seemed straightforward enough: the epic poem returned to Aeneas and the mythical beginnings of Rome in order to celebrate the city's present world power and to praise its new master, Augustus Caesar. Things chan... .... Learn More
  4. The Annals of Tacitus: Book 4

    The Annals of Tacitus: Book 4 [Hardback]

    A. J. Woodman (Editor)

    £84.99

    ISBN: 9781108419611
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Series: Cambridge Classical Texts and Commentaries
    Volume: 58
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    Book 4 of Tacitus' Annals, described by Sir Ronald Syme as 'the best that Tacitus ever wrote', covers the years AD 23-28, the pivotal period in the principate of the emperor Tiberius. Under the malign influence of Sejanus, the henchman who duped h... .... Learn More
  5. Aulus Gellius and Roman Reading Culture: Text, Presence, and Imperial Knowledge in the Noctes Atticae

    Aulus Gellius and Roman Reading Culture: Text, Presence, and Imperial Knowledge in the Noctes Atticae [Hardback]

    Joseph A. Howley (Author)

    £64.99

    ISBN: 9781316510124
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
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    Long a source for quotations, fragments, and factoids, the Noctes Atticae of Aulus Gellius offers hundreds of brief but vivid glimpses of Roman intellectual life. In this book Joseph Howley demonstrates how the work may be read as a literary text ... .... Learn More
  6. Suetonius the Biographer: Studies in Roman Lives

    Suetonius the Biographer: Studies in Roman Lives [Paperback]

    Tristan Power (Editor)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9780198822578
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    The biographer Suetonius is one of the most fascinating writers of ancient Rome, but he is rarely afforded serious critical attention. This volume of new essays focuses on the various aspects of Suetonius' work, from his lost writing on Roman cour... .... Learn More
  7. Carthage in Virgil's Aeneid: Staging the Enemy under Augustus

    Carthage in Virgil's Aeneid: Staging the Enemy under Augustus [Hardback]

    Elena Giusti (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9781108416801
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Series: Cambridge Classical Studies
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    Founded upon more than a century of civil bloodshed, the first imperial regime of ancient Rome, the Principate of Caesar Augustus, looked at Rome's distant and glorious past in order to justify and promote its existence under the disguise of a res... .... Learn More
  8. Roman Literature under Nerva, Trajan and Hadrian: Literary Interactions, AD 96-138

    Roman Literature under Nerva, Trajan and Hadrian: Literary Interactions, AD 96-138 [Hardback]

    Alice Konig (Editor); Christopher Whitton (Editor)

    £105.00

    ISBN: 9781108420594
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
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    This volume is the first holistic investigation of Roman literature and literary culture under Nerva, Trajan and Hadrian (AD 96-138). With case studies from Frontinus, Juvenal, Martial, Pliny the Younger, Plutarch, Quintilian, Suetonius and Tacitu... .... Learn More
  9. Grattius: Hunting an Augustan Poet

    Grattius: Hunting an Augustan Poet [Hardback]

    Steven J. Green (Editor)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9780198789017
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    Grattius' Cynegetica, a Roman didactic poem on hunting with dogs, is the author's only surviving work, though it reaches us now in an incomplete form. Thanks to a passing reference by Ovid in his Epistulae ex Ponto it can confidently be dated to t... .... Learn More
  10. Serviani in Vergili Aeneidos libros IX-XII commentarii

    Serviani in Vergili Aeneidos libros IX-XII commentarii [Hardback]

    Robert A. Kaster (Author); Charles E. Murgia (Author)

    £97.00

    ISBN: 9780190849566
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: American Philological Association Special Publications Series
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    This edition of the Servian commentaries on Aeneid 9-12 was originally conceived as the final volume of the so-called "Harvard Servius", begun by Edward Kennard Rand and his students at Harvard in the 1920s. Nearly a century farther on, ... .... Learn More

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