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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
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    The final instalment of this substantial work of scholarship on Ovid. .... Learn More
  2. Virgil

    Virgil [Paperback]

    Alison Keith (Author)

    £16.99

    ISBN: 9781848859203
    Published by : I.B. Tauris
    Series: Understanding Classics
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    Hailed in his lifetime and in every generation thereafter as the supreme Roman poet, Publius Vergilius Maro (70-19 BCE), otherwise known as Virgil, wrote three books of hexameter verse that defined the `golden age' of Latin poetry. His ascent from... .... Learn More
  3. Virgil

    Virgil [Hardback]

    Alison Keith (Author)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 9781848859197
    Published by : I.B. Tauris
    Series: Understanding Classics
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    Hailed in his lifetime and in every generation thereafter as the supreme Roman poet, Publius Vergilius Maro (70-19 BCE), otherwise known as Virgil, wrote three books of hexameter verse that defined the `golden age' of Latin poetry. His ascent from... .... Learn More
  4. Classical Literature and Posthumanism

    Classical Literature and Posthumanism [Hardback]

    Giulia Maria Chesi (Other); Francesca Spiegel (Other)

    £120.00

    ISBN: 9781350069503
    Published by : Bloomsbury
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    The subject of the posthuman, of what it means to be or to cease to be human, is emerging as a shared point of debate at large in the natural and social sciences and the humanities. This volume asks what classical learning can bring to the table... .... Learn More
  5. Anticipation and Anachrony in Statius' Thebaid

    Anticipation and Anachrony in Statius' Thebaid [Hardback]

    Robert Simms (Author)

    £85.00

    ISBN: 9781350082571
    Published by : Bloomsbury
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    Applying the latest narratological theory and focusing on the use of anachrony (or 'chronological deviation'), this book explores how Statius competes - successfully - for a place within an established literary canon. Given the tremendous pressure... .... Learn More
  6. The Cultural History of Augustan Rome: Texts, Monuments, and Topography

    The Cultural History of Augustan Rome: Texts, Monuments, and Topography [Hardback]

    Matthew P. Loar (Editor); Sarah C. Murray (Editor); Stefano Rebeggiani (Editor)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9781108480604
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
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    This volume wades into the fertile waters of Augustan Rome and the interrelationship of its literature, monuments, and urban landscape. It takes up a pair of questions: how can we productively probe the myriad points of contact between textual and... .... Learn More
  7. Vergil's Green Thoughts: Plants, Humans, and the Divine

    Vergil's Green Thoughts: Plants, Humans, and the Divine [Hardback]

    Rebecca Armstrong (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9780199236688
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    The Eclogues, Georgics, and Aeneid abound with plants, yet much Vergilian criticism underestimates their significance beyond attractive background detail or the occasional symbolic set-piece. This volume joins the growing field of nature-centred s... .... Learn More
  8. Gelliana: A Textual Companion to the Noctes Atticae of Aulus Gellius

    Gelliana: A Textual Companion to the Noctes Atticae of Aulus Gellius [Hardback]

    Leofranc Holford-Strevens (Author)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 9780199693931
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    Written by Leofranc Holford-Strevens to accompany his Oxford Classical Texts edition of Aulus Gellius' Noctes Atticae, this volume presents more expansive discussions and explanations of choices of readings at various places in the text than would... .... Learn More
  9. Augustus and the Destruction of History

    Augustus and the Destruction of History: The politics of the past in early imperial Rome [Hardback]

    Ingo Gildenhard (Editor); Ulrich Gotter (Editor); Wolfgang Havener (Editor); Louise Hodgson (Editor)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9780956838162
    Published by : Cambridge Philological Society
    Series: Cambridge Classical Journal Supplements
    Volume: 41
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    Augustus and the Destruction of History explores the intense controversies over the meaning and profile of the past that accompanied the violent transformation of the Roman Republic into the Augustan principate. The ten case studies collected here... .... Learn More
  10. Apuleius' Invisible Ass: Encounters with the Unseen in the Metamorphoses

    Apuleius' Invisible Ass: Encounters with the Unseen in the Metamorphoses [Hardback]

    Geoffrey C. Benson (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9781108475556
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
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    Apuleius' Metamorphoses (or The Golden Ass), a masterpiece of Latin literature from the second century AD, still captivates modern readers with its combination of asininity and mysticism. In the novel, a young man named Lucius tells how he acciden... .... Learn More

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