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  1. Senecan Tragedy and the Reception of Augustan Poetry

    Senecan Tragedy and the Reception of Augustan Poetry [Hardback]

    Christopher V. Trinacty (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780199356560
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    In their practice of aemulatio, the mimicry of older models of writing, the Augustan poets often looked to the Greeks: Horace drew inspiration from the lyric poets, Virgil from Homer, and Ovid from Hesiod, Callimachus, and others. But by the time ... .... Learn More
  2. Dictionary of Classical Mythology

    Dictionary of Classical Mythology [Paperback]

    Jennifer R. March (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781782976356
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Jenny March’s acclaimed Dictionary of Classical Mythology, first published in 1998 but long out of print, has been extensively revised and expanded including a completely new set of beautiful line-drawing illustrations for this Ox... .... Learn More
  3. Fronto: Selected Letters

    Fronto: Selected Letters [Paperback]

    Caillan Davenport (Author); Jennifer Manley (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781780934426
    Published by : Bloomsbury
    M. Cornelius Fronto was a Roman senator from North Africa, and the foremost Latin orator and legal advocate of the mid-second century A.D. Fronto's talent and fame led to his appointment as tutor to Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus, the adoptive s... .... Learn More
  4. Exemplary Traits

    Exemplary Traits: Reading Characterization in Roman Poetry [Hardback]

    J. Mira Seo (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780199734283
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    How did Roman poets create character? Mythological figures entail their own predetermined plotlines and received characteristics: a soft, maternal Medea is as absurd as a spineless Achilles. For the Roman poets, the problem is even more acute sinc... .... Learn More
  5. A Jew Among Romans

    A Jew Among Romans: The Life and Legacy of Flavius Josephus [Hardback]

    Frederic Raphael (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780307378163
    Published by : Random House
    An audacious history of Josephus, the Jewish general turned Roman historian whose emblematic betrayal is a touchstone for the Jew alone in the Gentile world. Raphael goes beyond the fascinating details of Josephus's life and his singular literary ... .... Learn More
  6. Elegiac Passion

    Elegiac Passion: Jealousy in Roman Love Elegy [Hardback]

    Ruth Rothaus Caston (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780199925902
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    The passions were a topic of widespread interest in antiquity, as evidenced by the recent surge of interest and research in the emotions in Greek and Roman literature. Until now, however, there has been very little focus on love elegy or its relat... .... Learn More
  7. Papers of the Langford Latin Seminar, 15, 2012

    Papers of the Langford Latin Seminar, 15, 2012 [Hardback]

    Francis Cairns (Editor)

    £55.00

    ISBN: 9780905205557
    Published by : Francis Cairns (Publications) Ltd
    Series: ARCA, Classical and Medieval Texts, Papers and Monographs
    Volume: 51
    The fifteenth volume of PLLS (and the fifth in the Langford series) contains major papers on early Greek epic and tragedy, aspects of ekphrasis, Roman republican culture and politics, and astrology in the imperial period. .... Learn More
  8. Exemplum and Myth, Criticism and Creation

    Exemplum and Myth, Criticism and Creation [Hardback]

    J. G. Howie (Author)

    £80.00

    ISBN: 9780905205540
    Published by : Francis Cairns (Publications) Ltd
    Volume: 3
    J. Gordon Howie's seminal papers on Homer, Hesiod, Sappho, Pindar, Euripides, Thucydides, and Xenophon document the vitality and influence of cultural and intellectual patterns first visible in early Greek epic and lyric, and reveal the impact ... .... Learn More
  9. Virgil

    Virgil [Paperback]

    Peter Levi (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781848859043
    Published by : I.B. Tauris
    In this biography, the eminent classicist Peter Levi uses Virgil's poems, like the Eclogues, Georgics, his epic, The Aeneid, as well as historical and archeological evidence, to discard many of the myths surrounding Virgil's life. In doing so, he ... .... Learn More
  10. Cicero: De Oratore Book III

    Cicero: De Oratore Book III [Paperback]

    David Mankin (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9780521596572
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Cicero's De Oratore is one of the masterpieces of Latin prose. A literary dialogue in the Greek tradition, it was written in 55 BCE in the midst of political turmoil at Rome, but reports a discussion 'concerning the (ideal) orator' that supposedly... .... Learn More

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