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  1. Exemplary Traits

    Exemplary Traits: Reading Characterization in Roman Poetry [Hardback]

    J. Mira Seo (Author)

    Regular Price: £65.00

    Special Price: £7.95

    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
  2. A Jew Among Romans

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

    Frederic Raphael (Author)

    Regular Price: £20.00

    Special Price: £7.95

    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
  3. Elegiac Passion

    Elegiac Passion: Jealousy in Roman Love Elegy [Hardback]

    Ruth Rothaus Caston (Author)

    Regular Price: £65.00

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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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Virgil

    Virgil [Paperback]

    Peter Levi (Author)

    Regular Price: £12.99

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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
  7. Cicero: De Oratore Book III

    Cicero: De Oratore Book III [Paperback]

    David Mankin (Editor)

    Regular Price: £28.99

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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
  8. Rómverjasaga

    Rómverjasaga [Paperback]

    Svanhildur Oskarsdottir (Editor); Thorbjorg Helgadottir (Editor)

    £29.99

    ISBN: 9789979654117
    Published by : University of Iceland Press
    This is one of the oldest preserved sagas in Icelandic and is compiled from Latin sources, mainly Bellum lugurthinum and Coniutario Catilinae by Sallustius and Pharsalia by Lucanus. The first section is on the Jugurthine wars and then Catilin... .... Learn More
  9. Bacchylides

    Bacchylides [Hardback]

    D. L. Cairns (Author); J. G. Howie (Author); D. L. Cairns (Editor); J. C. Howie (Translator)

    £80.00

    ISBN: 9780905205526
    Published by : Francis Cairns (Publications) Ltd
    Series: ARCA, Classical and Medieval Texts, Papers and Monographs
    Volume: 49
    Among the works of the fifth-century BC lyric poet Bacchylides are epinician odes celebrating victors in the cycle of Greek Games, which were occasions of major political, cultural and religious significance in the Greek world. Fourteen of Bac... .... Learn More
  10. Papers of the Langford Latin Seminar, Fourteenth Volume, 2010

    Papers of the Langford Latin Seminar, Fourteenth Volume, 2010: Health and Sickness in Ancient Rome; Greek and Roman Poetry and Historiography [Hardback]

    Francis Cairns (Editor); Miriam Griffin (Editor)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9780905205533
    Published by : Francis Cairns (Publications) Ltd
    Series: ARCA, Classical and Medieval Texts, Papers and Monographs
    Volume: 50
    Papers of the Langford Latin Seminar 14 contains (in revised, usually enlarged, and annotated form) papers presented at Langford Seminars of the Department of Classics of The Florida State University over the years 2004 to 2008, together with ... .... Learn More

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