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  1. Greek Historiography

    Greek Historiography [Hardback]

    Thomas F. Scanlon (Author)

    Regular Price: £45.00

    Special Price: £30.00

    ISBN: 9781405145220
    Published by : Wiley-Blackwell
    In this comprehensive new volume, Thomas Scanlon provides an accessible and up-to-date survey of the ancient Greek genre of historical writing from its origins before Herodotus to the Greek historians of the Roman imperial era, seven centuries lat... .... Learn More
  2. Julius Caesar's Bellum Civile and the Composition of a New Reality

    Julius Caesar's Bellum Civile and the Composition of a New Reality [Hardback]

    Ayelet Peer (Author)

    Regular Price: £82.99

    Special Price: £55.00

    ISBN: 9781472452078
    Published by : Ashgate
    In his Commentarii de Bello Civili Julius Caesar sought to re-invent his image and appear before his present and future readers in a way which he could control and at times manipulate. Offering a new interpretation of the Bellum Civile this book r... .... Learn More
  3. Epideictic Rhetoric

    Epideictic Rhetoric: Questioning the Stakes of Ancient Praise [Hardback]

    Laurent Pernot (Author)

    Regular Price: £41.00

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    ISBN: 9780292768208
    Published by : University of North Carolina Press
    Speeches of praise and blame constituted a form of oratory put to brilliant and creative use in the classical Greek period (fifth to fourth century BC) and the Roman imperial period (first to fourth century AD), and they have influenced public spe... .... Learn More
  4. Dream, Fantasy and Visual Art in Roman Elegy

    Dream, Fantasy and Visual Art in Roman Elegy [Paperback]

    Emma J. Scioli (Author)

    Regular Price: £53.95

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    ISBN: 9780299303846
    Published by : University of Wisconsin Press
    The elegists, ancient Rome's most introspective poets, filled their works with vivid, first-person accounts of dreams. Emma Scioli examines these varied and visually striking textual dreamscapes, arguing that the poets exploited dynamics of visual... .... Learn More
  5. Statius: Silvae

    Statius: Silvae [Hardback]

    D.R. Shackleton-Bailey (Editor)

    Regular Price: £19.95

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    ISBN: 9780674996908
    Published by : Harvard University Press
    Statius "Silvae," thirty-two occasional poems, were written probably between 89 and 96 CE. Here the poet congratulates friends, consoles mourners, offers thanks, admires a monument or artistic object, and describes a memorable scene. The verse is ... .... Learn More
  6. Language and Literacy in Roman Judaea

    Language and Literacy in Roman Judaea: A Study of the Bar Kokhba Documents [Hardback]

    Michael Owen Wise (Author)

    Regular Price: £70.00

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    ISBN: 9780300204537
    Published by : Yale University Press
    This comprehensive exploration of language and literacy in the multi-lingual environment of Roman Palestine (c. 63 B.C.E. to 136 C.E.) is based on Michael Wise's extensive study of 145 Hebrew, Aramaic, Greek, and Nabataean contracts and letters pr... .... Learn More
  7. Reading Sin in the World

    Reading Sin in the World: The Hamartigenia of Prudentius and the Vocation of the Responsible Reader [Paperback]

    Anthony Dykes (Author)

    Regular Price: £23.99

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    ISBN: 9781107519091
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Prudentius is one of the major Latin poets of antiquity. A Christian living and writing in Spain in the late fourth and early fifth centuries, he was thoroughly imbued with the whole tradition of Latin poetry. The Hamartigenia is a didactic poe... .... Learn More
  8. Young Ovid

    Young Ovid: A Life Recreated [Hardback]

    Diane Wood Middlebrook (Author)

    Regular Price: £21.99

    Special Price: £6.95

    ISBN: 9781619023314
    Published by : Counterpoint
    This book takes a detailed look at the conditions and customs to which Ovid was exposed as a young Roman, as well as providing an acute interpretation of his family and personal life, gleaned from close readings of his poetry and letters from exile. .... Learn More
  9. Rome, Polybius and the East

    Rome, Polybius and the East [Hardback]

    Peter Sidney Derow (Author); Andrew Erskine (Editor); Josephine Crawley Quinn (Editor)

    Regular Price: £100.00

    Special Price: £35.00

    ISBN: 9780199640904
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Rome, Polybius, and the East offers a collection of seventeen of the more important papers written by the late Peter Derow, Hody Fellow and Tutor in Ancient History at Wadham College, Oxford, during the course of his career. With a detailed introd... .... Learn More
  10. Legendary Rivals

    Legendary Rivals [Hardback]

    Jaclyn Neel (Author)

    Regular Price: £122.00

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    ISBN: 9789004272699
    Published by : Brill
    In Legendary Rivals Jaclyn Neel argues for a new interpretation of the foundation myths of Rome. Instead of a negative portrayal of the city’s early history, these tales offer a didactic paradigm of the correct way to engage in competition. Accoun... .... Learn More

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