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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. Cicero, Agrarian Speeches

    Cicero, Agrarian Speeches: Introduction, Text, Translation, and Commentary [Hardback]

    Gesine Manuwald (Author)

    £110.00

    ISBN: 9780198715405
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    The Agrarian Speeches (Orationes de lege agraria) were delivered in January 63 BCE, just after Cicero had entered office as consul; they are his inaugural orations and therefore the first element of his consular activity. They not only provide val... .... Learn More
  3. Epicurean Ethics in Horace: The Psychology of Satire

    Epicurean Ethics in Horace: The Psychology of Satire [Hardback]

    Sergio Yona (Author)

    £70.00

    ISBN: 9780198786559
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    Over the centuries leading up to their composition many genres and authors have emerged as influences on Horace's Satires, which in turn has led to a wide variety of scholarly interpretations. This study aims to expand the existing dialogue by exp... .... Learn More
  4. Interpreters and Interpretation in Philostratus

    Interpreters and Interpretation in Philostratus [Hardback]

    Graeme Miles (Author)

    £115.00

    ISBN: 9781138219458
    Published by : Routledge
    Series: Image, Text and Culture in Classical Antiquity
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    The Roman-era reception of the already classical past, which Philostratus' works exemplify, set important precedents for later understandings of classical art, literature and culture. He is also a great exemplar of the vitality and inventiveness o... .... Learn More
  5. Propertius, Greek Myth, and Virgil: Rivalry, Allegory, and Polemic

    Propertius, Greek Myth, and Virgil: Rivalry, Allegory, and Polemic [Hardback]

    Peter Heslin (Author)

    £65.00

    ISBN: 9780199541577
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    This volume offers a strikingly innovative account of Propertius' relationship with Virgil, positing a keen rivalry between two of the greatest poets of Latin literature, contemporaries within the circle of Maecenas. It begins by examining all of ... .... Learn More
  6. 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)

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9780956838155
    Published by : Cambridge Philological Society
    Series: Cambridge Classical Journal Supplements
    Volume: 40
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    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 Harr... .... Learn More
  7. Juvenal's Tenth Satire

    Juvenal's Tenth Satire [Hardback]

    Paul Murgatroyd (Author)

    £80.00

    ISBN: 9781786940698
    Published by : Liverpool University Press
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    This is not a commentary on Juvenal 10 but a critical appreciation of the poem which examines it on its own and in context and tries to make it come alive as a piece of literature, offering one man's close reading of Satire 10 as poetry, and conce... .... Learn More
  8. 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 decadence,... .... Learn More
  9. Silenced Voices: The Poetics of Speech in Ovid

    Silenced Voices: The Poetics of Speech in Ovid [Hardback]

    Bartolo A. Natoli (Author)

    £74.50

    ISBN: 9780299312107
    Published by : University of Wisconsin Press
    Series: Wisconsin Studies in Classics
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    Explores the poems of Ovid before and after his exile from Rome Silenced Voices is a pointed examination of the loss of speech, exile from community, and memory throughout the literary corpus of the Roman poet Ovid. In his book-length poem Metamo... .... Learn More
  10. Speech and Thought in Latin War Narratives: Words of Warriors

    Speech and Thought in Latin War Narratives: Words of Warriors [Hardback]

    Suzanne Adema (Author)

    £123.00

    ISBN: 9789004341623
    Published by : Brill
    Series: Amsterdam Studies in Classical Philology
    Volume: 24
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    In Words of Warriors, Suzanne Adema offers linguistic and narratological tools to analyse and interpret narratorial choices in speech and thought representation in Latin narratives. Her approach combines insights from (cognitive) linguistic and na... .... Learn More

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