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  1. Inconsistency in Roman Epic

    Inconsistency in Roman Epic [Paperback]

    James J. O'Hara (Author)

    Regular Price: £21.99

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    ISBN: 9780521646420
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Building on recent work on both Greek and Roman authors, this book explores the possibility of interpreting inconsistencies in Roman epic. After a chapter surveying Greek background material including Homer, tragedy, Plato and the Alexandrians,... .... Learn More
  2. Papers of the Langford Latin Seminar 13

    Papers of the Langford Latin Seminar 13: Hellenistic Greek and Augustan Latin Poetry; Flavian and post-Flavian Latin Poetry; Greek and Roman Prose [Hardback]

    Francis Cairns (Editor)

    £55.00

    ISBN: 9780905205502
    Published by : Francis Cairns (Publications) Ltd
    Series: ARCA, Classical and Medieval Texts, Papers and Monographs
    Volume: 48
    These 13 papers by an international group of scholars examine Greek and Roman poetry and prose. .... Learn More
  3. Ennius Perennis

    Ennius Perennis: the Annals and Beyond [Hardback]

    William Fitzgerald (Author); Emily Gowers (Author)

    Regular Price: £45.00

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    ISBN: 9780906014301
    Published by : Cambridge Philological Society
    Series: Proceedings of the Cambridge Philological Society Supplementary Volume
    Volume: 31
    Ennius Perennis: the Annals and Beyond is a collection of eight essays by an international group of scholars on different aspects of the poetry and legacy of Quintus Ennius (239-169 BC). Ennius' epic poem the Annals and his many other works, ... .... Learn More
  4. Figuring Genre in Roman Satire

    Figuring Genre in Roman Satire [Hardback]

    Catherine Keane (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780195183306
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Satirists are social critics, but they are also products of society. Horace, Persius, and Juvenal, the verse satirists of ancient Rome, exploit this double identity to produce their colorful commentaries on social life and behavior. In a fresh ... .... Learn More
  5. Function of Humour in Roman Verse Satire

    Function of Humour in Roman Verse Satire: Laughing and Lying [Paperback]

    Maria Plaza (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780199237937
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Maria Plaza sets out to analyse the function of humour in the Roman satirists Horace, Persius, and Juvenal. Her starting point is that satire is driven by two motives, which are to a certain extent opposed: to display humour, and to promote a s... .... Learn More
  6. Pastoral Inscriptions

    Pastoral Inscriptions: reading and Writing Virgil's Ecologues [Paperback]

    Brian W. Breed (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780715634493
    Published by : Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd.
    Virgils Eclogues represent the introduction of a new genre, pastoral, to Latin literature. Generic markers of pastoral in the Eclogues include not only the representation of the singing and speaking of shepherd characters, but also the learned ... .... Learn More
  7. The Latin Alexander Trallianus

    The Latin Alexander Trallianus: The Text and Transmission of a Late Latin Medical Book [Paperback]

    D. R. Langslow (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780907764328
    Published by : Roman Society Publications
    Series: JRS Monograph
    Volume: 10
    The present work offers an extensive introduction to the text and transmission of the ancient Latin version of the medical works "Therapeutica" and "On Fevers" of the great sixth-century Greek doctor Alexander of Tralles. The importance of the ... .... Learn More
  8. Anastasius I

    Anastasius I: Politics and Empire in the Late Roman World [Hardback]

    Fiona K. Haarer (Author)

    £65.00

    ISBN: 9780905205434
    Published by : Francis Cairns (Publications) Ltd
    Series: ARCA, Classical and Medieval Texts, Papers and Monographs
    Volume: 46
    When Anastasius I came to the throne in 491, the Late Roman Empire was in severe difficulty. Internal instability, exacerbated by the dominance of the unpopular Isaurians in Constantinople, resulted in a struggling economy, hostile relations w... .... Learn More
  9. Ovid Heroides 16 and 17

    Ovid Heroides 16 and 17: Introduction, Text and Commentary [Hardback]

    Andreas Michalopoulos (Author)

    £80.00

    ISBN: 9780905205441
    Published by : Francis Cairns (Publications) Ltd
    Series: ARCA, Classical and Medieval Texts, Papers and Monographs
    Volume: 47
    Ovid's Heroides , letters in elegiac verse supposedly penned by famous mythological lovers, have attracted renewed scholarly attention over the past twenty or so years. Heroides 16 and 17, the letters exchanged by Paris and Helen, are the subj... .... Learn More
  10. Latin Poetry and the Judgement of Taste

    Latin Poetry and the Judgement of Taste: An Essay in Aesthetics [Paperback]

    Charles Martindale (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780199216123
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    In light of this study of modern aesthetics and especially Kant's aesthetic theory put forward in his Critique of Judgement , Chris Martindale urges classicists to use the tradition of philosophy of aesthetics to better effect in their research... .... Learn More

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