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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. Campania in the Flavian Poetic Imagination

    Campania in the Flavian Poetic Imagination [Hardback]

    Antony Augoustakis (Editor); R. Joy Littlewood (Editor)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9780198807742
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    The region of Campania with its fertility and volcanic landscape exercised great influence over the Roman cultural imagination. A hub of activity outside the city of Rome, the Bay of Naples was a place of otium, leisure and quiet, repose and liter... .... Learn More
  3. Musonius Rufus and His Contexts: Translation with Explanatory Essays

    Musonius Rufus and His Contexts: Translation with Explanatory Essays [Hardback]

    Peter Anderson (Author)

    £80.00

    ISBN: 9781138292567
    Published by : Routledge
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  4. Making Mesopotamia - Geography and Empire in a Romano-Iranian Borderland

    Making Mesopotamia - Geography and Empire in a Romano-Iranian Borderland [Hardback]

    Hamish Cameron (Author)

    £133.00

    ISBN: 9789004388628
    Published by : Brill
    Series: Impact of Empire
    Volume: 32
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    In Making Mesopotamia: Geography and Empire in a Romano-Iranian Borderland, Hamish Cameron examines the representation of the Mesopotamian Borderland in the geographical writing of Strabo, Pliny the Elder, Claudius Ptolemy, the anonymous Expositio... .... Learn More
  5. Cicero, Greek Learning, and the Making of a Roman Classic

    Cicero, Greek Learning, and the Making of a Roman Classic [Hardback]

    Caroline Bishop (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9780198829423
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    The Roman statesman, orator, and author Marcus Tullius Cicero is the embodiment of a classic: his works have been read continuously from antiquity to the present, his style is considered the model for classical Latin, and his influence on Western ... .... Learn More
  6. Religion and Memory in Tacitus' Annals

    Religion and Memory in Tacitus' Annals [Hardback]

    Kelly E. Shannon-Henderson (Author)

    £90.00

    ISBN: 9780198832768
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: Oxford Classical Monographs
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    Throughout his narrative of Julio-Claudian Rome in the Annals, Tacitus includes numerous references to the gods, fate, fortune, astrology, omens, temples, priests, the emperor cult, and other religious material. Though scholars have long considere... .... Learn More
  7. Roman Receptions of Sappho

    Roman Receptions of Sappho [Hardback]

    Thea S. Thorsen (Editor); Stephen Harrison (Editor)

    £90.00

    ISBN: 9780198829430
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: Classical Presences
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    Sappho, a towering figure in Western culture, is an exemplary case in the history of classical receptions. There are three prominent reasons for this. Firstly, Sappho is associated with some of the earliest poetry in the classical tradition, which... .... Learn More
  8. Beyond Greek: The Beginnings of Latin Literature

    Beyond Greek: The Beginnings of Latin Literature [Paperback]

    Denis Feeney (Author)

    £17.95

    ISBN: 9780674986589
    Published by : Harvard University Press
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    Virgil, Ovid, Cicero, Horace, and other authors of ancient Rome are so firmly established in the Western canon today that the birth of Latin literature seems inevitable. Yet, Denis Feeney boldly argues, the beginnings of Latin literature were anyt... .... Learn More
  9. Complex Inferiorities: The Poetics of the Weaker Voice in Latin Literature

    Complex Inferiorities: The Poetics of the Weaker Voice in Latin Literature [Hardback]

    Sebastian Matzner (Editor); Stephen Harrison (Editor)

    £70.00

    ISBN: 9780198814061
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    This volume investigates an important and surprisingly widespread phenomenon in Latin literature, which has to date received little sustained discussion: the deliberate assumption of a weaker voice by speakers who in fact hold sufficient status no... .... Learn More
  10. Ovid's Revisions: The Editor as Author

    Ovid's Revisions: The Editor as Author [Paperback]

    Francesca K. A. Martelli (Author)

    £19.99

    ISBN: 9781108740081
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    A striking feature of Ovid's literary career derives from the processes of revision to which he subjects the works and collections that make up his oeuvre. From the epigram prefacing the Amores, to the editorial notices built into the book-frames ... .... Learn More

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