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  1. Pliny's Catalogue of Culture

    Pliny's Catalogue of Culture: Pliny's Catalogue of Culture [Paperback]

    Sorcha Carey (Author)

    Regular Price: £60.00

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    ISBN: 9780199207657
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    The sections of Pliny's Natural History that cover art history have traditionally been studied in isolation from the rest of the work and have been regarded as an `encyclopedic' source for Greek masters and masterpieces in particular. Sorcha ... .... Learn More
  2. The Parallel Worlds of Classical Art and Text

    The Parallel Worlds of Classical Art and Text [Paperback]

    Jocelyn Penny Small (Author)

    Regular Price: £25.99

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    ISBN: 9780521733069
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    We are so used to seeing text accompanied by pictures that we perhaps inadvertently assume that this was always the case. However, with reference to art from archaic Greece to the late Roman Republic, Small argues that `artists illustrate stori... .... Learn More
  3. Abbreviated Lays

    Abbreviated Lays [Paperback]

    A. T. Reyes (Author)

    £9.95

    ISBN: 9781842171110
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    The double-dactyl, a poetic form never intended for `the serious or high-minded', was invented in 1951. One of the form's rules is that the verse must contain a double-dactyl name, such as `Higgledy-Piggledy . This collection, the result of an... .... Learn More
  4. Jerome on Virginity

    Jerome on Virginity: A Commentary on the Libellus de virginitate servanda (Letter 22) [Hardback]

    Neil Adkin (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9780905205380
    Published by : Francis Cairns (Publications) Ltd
    Series: ARCA, Classical and Medieval Texts, Papers and Monographs
    Volume: 42
    This is a major new commentary on Jerome's Libellus de virginitate servanda , the first in any language to be devoted to this work. Written in Rome in 384, this treatise sets out the manner of life appropriate to a Christian virgin. It takes the... .... Learn More
  5. Papers of the Langford Latin Seminar 11

    Papers of the Langford Latin Seminar 11: Caesar against Liberty? Perspectives on his Autocracy [Hardback]

    Francis Cairns (Author); E. Fantham (Author)

    £37.50

    ISBN: 9780905205397
    Published by : Francis Cairns (Publications) Ltd
    Series: ARCA, Classical and Medieval Texts, Papers and Monographs
    Volume: 43
    Julius Caesar changed world history by inaugurating the transformation of the Roman Republic into the Roman Empire. This themed volume of PLLS handles the important and controversial problem of Caesar's own attitudes to 'liberty' and 'autocracy... .... Learn More
  6. Gestures

    Gestures: Essays in Ancient History, Literature, and Philosophy presented to Alan L Boegehold [Hardback]

    Geoffrey W. Bakewell (Author); James P. Sickinger (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781842170861
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    These thirty essays were presented to Alan L Boegehold, a distinguished philologist and an inspirational teacher, on the occasion of his retirement and his seventy-fifth birthday. The contributions fall into two categories, each one reflecting ... .... Learn More
  7. Pliny's Statue

    Pliny's Statue: Pliny's Statue [Hardback]

    John Henderson (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780859897204
    Published by : The Exeter Press
    The Younger Pliny's letters are full of observations about the Roman experience but above all, Henderson argues, they are about their author. This extremely specialised study, which seems to revel in its own verbal cleverness, examines the epis... .... Learn More
  8. Ancient Fable

    Ancient Fable: An Introduction [Paperback]

    Niklas Holzberg (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780253215482
    Published by : Indiana University Press
    It appears that fable was not recognised as a distinct literary genre in antiquity although it did exist in a recognisable form. This unique `introduction' to the history of the fable looks at both literary form and structure, and at generic hi... .... Learn More
  9. Vergil's Aeneid and the Argonautica of Apollonius Rhodius

    Vergil's Aeneid and the Argonautica of Apollonius Rhodius [Hardback]

    Damien Nelis (Author)

    £70.00

    ISBN: 9780905205977
    Published by : Francis Cairns (Publications) Ltd
    Series: ARCA, Classical and Medieval Texts, Papers and Monographs
    Volume: 39
    Virgil's debt to Homer is well known but, as this detailed and specialised analysis demonstrates, Apollonius Rhodius' Argonautica , itself influenced by Homer, was a more immediate source. Assuming prior knowledge of the texts, Greek and Latin,... .... Learn More
  10. Tibullus

    Tibullus: Elegies. Text, Introduction and Commentary by Robert Maltby [Hardback]

    Robert Maltby (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9780905205991
    Published by : Francis Cairns (Publications) Ltd
    Series: ARCA, Classical and Medieval Texts, Papers and Monographs
    Volume: 41
    A new edition of the Augustan poet Albius Tibullus and a major commentary by Robert Maltby, the first in English since K F Smith (1913) to treat Tibullus' entire oeuvre within a single cover. It takes full account of up-to-date scholarship on ... .... Learn More

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