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  1. The Greatest Empire: A Life of Seneca

    The Greatest Empire: A Life of Seneca [Hardback]

    Emily Wilson (Author)

    Regular Price: £26.00

    Special Price: £7.95

    ISBN: 9780199926640
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Philosopher, dramatist, rhetorician, Stoic and pragmatist, Seneca was one of the most contradictory figures in ancient Rome, embracing a stern ascetic morality while amassing a fortune under Nero and eventually committing suicide. This definitive ... .... Learn More
  2. Dictionary of Classical Mythology

    Dictionary of Classical Mythology [Paperback]

    Jennifer R. March (Author)

    £29.95

    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 Oxbow edition. It i... .... Learn More
  3. Fronto: Selected Letters

    Fronto: Selected Letters [Paperback]

    Caillan Davenport (Author); Jennifer Manley (Author)

    Regular Price: £22.99

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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. The Ancient Novel and Early Christian and Jewish Narrative: Fictional Intersections

    The Ancient Novel and Early Christian and Jewish Narrative: Fictional Intersections [Hardback]

    Marília P. Futre Pinheiro (Editor); Judith Perkins (Editor); Richard Pervo (Editor)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9789491431210
    Published by : Barkhuis
    Series: Ancient Narrative Supplementum
    Volume: 16
    This innovative collection explores the vital role played by fictional narratives in Christian and Jewish self-fashioning in the early Roman imperial period. Employing a diversity of approaches, including cultural studies, feminis... .... Learn More
  5. Exemplary Traits

    Exemplary Traits: Reading Characterization in Roman Poetry [Hardback]

    J. Mira Seo (Author)

    Regular Price: £65.00

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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
  6. 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
  7. Elegiac Passion

    Elegiac Passion: Jealousy in Roman Love Elegy [Hardback]

    Ruth Rothaus Caston (Author)

    Regular Price: £65.00

    Special Price: £9.95

    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
  8. Horace: A Life

    Horace: A Life [Paperback]

    Peter Levi (Author)

    Regular Price: £12.99

    Special Price: £4.95

    ISBN: 9781780761398
    Published by : I.B. Tauris
    The work of the great Roman poet, Horatius Flaccus (65 BC to 8 BC), spanned all aspects of Roman life: politics, the arts, religion, and the authority of the emperor, while his legendary poems (Satires, Odes, Epistles) about friendship, philosophy... .... Learn More
  9. 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
  10. 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

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