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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Greek Tragedy in Vergil's Aeneid

    Greek Tragedy in Vergil's Aeneid [Hardback]

    Vassiliki Panoussi (Author)

    Regular Price: £67.00

    Special Price: £14.95

    ISBN: 9780521895224
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This intertextual study looks at instances of ritual and sacrifice in Vergil's Aeneid (and these are prominent themes) exploring parallels in Greek tragedy and asking how these contribute to and shape the ideological messages of the Aeneid in ... .... Learn More
  4. Critical Moments in Classical Literature

    Critical Moments in Classical Literature [Hardback]

    Richard Hunter (Author)

    Regular Price: £52.00

    Special Price: £14.95

    ISBN: 9780521519854
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Through a series of innovative critical readings Richard Hunter builds a picture of how the ancients discussed the meaning of literary works and their importance in society. He pays particular attention to the interplay of criticism and creativ... .... Learn More
  5. Recognizing Persius

    Recognizing Persius [Hardback]

    Kenneth J. Reckford (Author)

    Regular Price: £49.00

    Special Price: £6.95

    ISBN: 9780691141411
    Published by : Princeton University Press
    Recognizing Persius is a passionate and in-depth exploration of the libellus--or little book--of six Latin satires left by the Roman satirical writer Persius when he died in AD 62 at the age of twenty-seven. In this comprehensive and reflective... .... Learn More
  6. Fragmentary Classicising Historians of the Later Roman Empire, Volume 1

    Fragmentary Classicising Historians of the Later Roman Empire, Volume 1: Eunapius, Olympiodorus, Priscus and Malchus [Paperback]

    R. C. Blockley (Author)

    £35.00

    ISBN: 9780905205519
    Published by : Francis Cairns (Publications) Ltd
    Series: ARCA, Classical and Medieval Texts, Papers and Monographs
    Volume: 6
    This volume constitutes a work of fundamental importance for historians of the period. Part One analyzes the background, opinions, and historiography of each of the four writers, with particular emphasis on recovering from the fragments the ori... .... Learn More
  7. The Roman Self in Late Antiquity

    The Roman Self in Late Antiquity: Prudentius and the Poetics of the Soul [Hardback]

    Marc Mastrangelo (Author)

    Regular Price: £52.00

    Special Price: £7.95

    ISBN: 9780801887222
    Published by : Johns Hopkins University Press
    This study aims to restore Prudentius and late Roman poetry in general to a more central place in the formation of a new Christian intellectual tradition in the fourth century AD. Marc Mastrangelo shows how Prudentius was able to fuse ideas fro... .... Learn More
  8. The Art of Pliny's Letters

    The Art of Pliny's Letters [Hardback]

    Illaria Marchesi (Author)

    Regular Price: £67.00

    Special Price: £19.95

    ISBN: 9780521882279
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This study looks at the strategies adopted by Pliny to attempt to ensure that his letters could not only be published and continue to be read but would achieve canonical literary status. The collection of letters is carefully structured to be a... .... Learn More
  9. Writing and Empire in Tacitus

    Writing and Empire in Tacitus [Hardback]

    Dylan Sailor (Author)

    Regular Price: £77.00

    Special Price: £19.95

    ISBN: 9780521897471
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This detailed study of Tacitus' historiographical intent seeks to remind us that he had an existence and a career outside of writing history. Indeed his career was a noted success, and famed as an advocate, he reaced the rank of consul. Sailor ... .... Learn More
  10. Dumb Beasts and Dead Philosophers

    Dumb Beasts and Dead Philosophers: Humanity and the Humane in Ancient Philosophy and Literature [Hardback]

    Catherine Osborne (Author)

    Regular Price: £84.00

    Special Price: £14.95

    ISBN: 9780199282067
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Animal rights are, one might think, a fairly modern concept. This study shows that this is emphatically not the case and reveals a rich vein of Classical thought on the treatment of animals and the relationship between humans and their environm... .... Learn More

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