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  1. Diodorus Siculus and the World of the Late Roman Republic

    Diodorus Siculus and the World of the Late Roman Republic [Hardback]

    Charles Muntz (Author)

    Regular Price: £68.00

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    ISBN: 9780190498726
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    In Diodorus Siculus and the World of the Late Roman Republic Charles E. Muntz offers a fresh look at one of the most neglected historians of the ancient world and recovers Diodorus' originality and importance as a witness to one of the most tumult... .... Learn More
  2. Masters of Roman Prose from Cato to Apuleius

    Masters of Roman Prose from Cato to Apuleius: Interpretive Studies [Paperback]

    M. Von Albrecht (Author)

    £35.00

    ISBN: 9780995461208
    Published by : Francis Cairns (Publications) Ltd
    In this commented anthology of Latin prose, Michael von Albrecht selects texts from a span of Roman literature covering four centuries. A summary of the contents will indicate its range and variety: M. Porcius Cato (the preface to De agricultu... .... Learn More
  3. Colloquial and Literary Latin

    Colloquial and Literary Latin [Paperback]

    Eleanor Dickey (Editor); Anna Chahoud (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781107684416
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    What is colloquial Latin? What can we learn about it from Roman literature, and how does an understanding of colloquial Latin enhance our appreciation of literature? This book sets out to answer such questions, beginning with examinations of how t... .... Learn More
  4. Ennius and the Architecture of the Annales

    Ennius and the Architecture of the Annales [Paperback]

    Jackie Elliott (Author)

    Regular Price: £33.99

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    ISBN: 9781316613498
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Ennius' Annales, which is preserved only in fragments, was hugely influential on Roman literature and culture. This book explores the genesis, in the ancient sources for Ennius' epic and in modern scholarship, of the accounts of the Annales with w... .... Learn More
  5. Roman Literary Cultures

    Roman Literary Cultures: Domestic Politics, Revolutionary Poetics, Civic Spectacle [Hardback]

    Alison Keith (Editor); Jonathan Edmondson (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781442629677
    Published by : University of Toronto Press
    Drawing on the historicizing turn in Latin literary scholarship, Roman Literary Cultures combines new critical methods with traditional analysis across four hundred years of Latin literature, from mid-republican Rome in the second century BC to th... .... Learn More
  6. Writing Biography in Greece and Rome: Narrative Technique and Fictionalization

    Writing Biography in Greece and Rome: Narrative Technique and Fictionalization [Hardback]

    Koen de Temmerman (Editor); Kristoffel Demoen (Editor)

    Regular Price: £78.99

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    ISBN: 9781107129122
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Ancient biography is now a well-established and popular field of study among classicists as well as many scholars of literature and history more generally. In particular biographies offer important insights into the dynamics underlying ancient per... .... Learn More
  7. Splendide Mendax

    Splendide Mendax: Rethinking Fakes and Forgeries in Classical, Late Antique, and Early Christian Literature [Hardback]

    Edmund P. Cueva (Editor); Javier Martínez (Editor)

    £95.00

    ISBN: 9789491431982
    Published by : Barkhuis
    Scholars for centuries have regarded fakes and forgeries chiefly as an opportunity for exposing and denouncing deceit, rather than appreciating the creative activity necessary for such textual imposture. But should we not be more curious about wha... .... Learn More
  8. Papers of the Langford Latin Seminar, Volume 16, 2016

    Papers of the Langford Latin Seminar, Volume 16, 2016: Greek and Roman Poetry: The Elder Pliny [Hardback]

    Francis Cairns (Editor); Roy Gibson (Editor)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 9780905205595
    Published by : Francis Cairns (Publications) Ltd
    Series: ARCA, Classical and Medieval Texts, Papers and Monographs
    Volume: 54
    PLLS 16 contains papers mainly arising from several Langford Colloquia held by the Department of Classics, Florida State University. Contents The Elder Pliny S. Citroni Marchetti (Università di Firenze):‘Cicero as Role-Model in the Self-Definition... .... Learn More
  9. An Anthology of Informal Latin 200 BC-AD 900

    An Anthology of Informal Latin 200 BC-AD 900: Fifty Texts with Translations and Linguistic Commentary [Hardback]

    J. N. Adams (Editor)

    Regular Price: £126.00

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    ISBN: 9781107039773
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This book contains over fifty passages of Latin from 200 BC to AD 900, each with translation and linguistic commentary. It is not intended as an elementary reader (though suitable for university courses), but as an illustrative history of Latin co... .... Learn More
  10. Technical Ekphrasis in Greek and Roman Science and Literature: The Written Machine between Alexandria and Rome

    Technical Ekphrasis in Greek and Roman Science and Literature: The Written Machine between Alexandria and Rome [Hardback]

    Courtney Roby (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781107077300
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Ekphrasis is familiar as a rhetorical tool for inducing enargeia, the vivid sense that a reader or listener is actually in the presence of the objects described. This book focuses on the ekphrastic techniques used in ancient Greek and Roman litera... .... Learn More

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