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Community and Communication: Oratory and Politics in Republican Rome

ISBN : 9780199641895

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¥21,450
Author: 
Catherine Steel; Henriette van der Blom
Pages
416 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
163 x 240 mm
Pub date
Jan 2013
Community and Communication: Oratory and Politics in Republican Rome brings together nineteen international contributions which rethink the role of public speech in the Roman Republic. Speech was an i ... Read more

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Complete Letters

ISBN : 9780199538942

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¥1,826
Author: 
Pliny the Younger; P. G. Walsh
Pages
432 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
129 x 196 mm
Pub date
Feb 2009
Series
Oxford World's Classics
Gaius Pliny sends greetings to his friend Septicius Clarus...' In these letters to his friends and relations, Pliny provides a fascinating insight into Roman life in the period 97 to 112 AD. Part aut ... Read more

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Complex Inferiorities: The Poetics of the Weaker Voice in Latin Literature

ISBN : 9780198814061

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¥12,782
Author: 
Sebastian Matzner; Stephen Harrison
Pages
320 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
138 x 216 mm
Pub date
Nov 2018
This volume investigates an important and surprisingly widespread phenomenon in Latin literature, which has to date received little sustained discussion: the deliberate assumption of a weaker voice by ... Read more

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Creative Eloquence: The Construction of Reality in Cicero's Speeches

ISBN : 9780199291557

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¥24,651
Author: 
Ingo Gildenhard
Pages
464 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
171 x 241 mm
Pub date
Nov 2010
The statesman Cicero (106-43 BC) left behind a corpus of about 50 orations, all designed as interventions in the legal and political struggles that marked the final decades of the Roman republic. Ever ... Read more

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Days Linked by Song: Prudentius' Cathemerinon

ISBN : 9780199263950

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¥21,450
Author: 
Gerard O'Daly
Pages
432 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
149 x 225 mm
Pub date
May 2012
Prudentius is often considered the greatest Latin poet of late antiquity. In this volume, O'Daly looks at Prudentius' lyric poems, the Cathemerinon, Poems for the Day, which were published early in th ... Read more

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Defence Speeches

ISBN : 9780199537907

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¥1,826
Author: 
Marcus Tullius Cicero; D. H. Berry
Pages
320 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
129 x 196 mm
Pub date
Aug 2008
Series
Oxford World's Classics
But I must stop now. I can no longer speak for tears - and my client has ordered that tears are not to be used in his defence.' Cicero (106-43 BC) was the greatest orator of the ancient world: he domi ... Read more

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Dialogues and Essays

ISBN : 9780199552405

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¥1,826
Author: 
Lucius Annaeus Seneca; John Davie
Pages
304 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
129 x 195 mm
Pub date
Sep 2008
Series
Oxford World's Classics
No man is crushed by misfortune unless he has first been deceived by prosperity.' In these dialogues and essays the Stoic philosopher Seneca outlines his thoughts on how to live in a troubled worl ... Read more

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Disclosure and Discretion in Roman Astrology: Manilius and His Augustan Contemporaries

ISBN : 9780199646807

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¥12,056
Author: 
Steven J. Green
Pages
256 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
147 x 222 mm
Pub date
Jul 2014
In light of modern scepticism towards the practice, it is easy to overlook just how important a role astrology played in the career of Rome's first Emperor, Augustus. Augustus' enthusiasm for employin ... Read more

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Elegies: With Parallel Latin Text

ISBN : 9780199603312

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¥1,826
Author: 
Albius Tibullus; A. M. Juster
Pages
176 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
129 x 192 mm
Pub date
Jan 2012
Series
Oxford World's Classics
Delia, when flames engulf my bier you'll weep for me, and then you'll mix your kisses with sad tears.' Tibullus (?55-18 BC) was one of a group of poets known as the Latin elegists, whose number in ... Read more

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Epic and Empire in Vespasianic Rome: A New Reading of Valerius Flaccus' Argonautica

ISBN : 9780199644087

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¥14,971
Author: 
Tim Stover
Pages
256 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
158 x 222 mm
Pub date
Jul 2012
Epic and Empire in Vespasianic Rome offers a new interpretation of Valerius Flaccus' Argonautica, a Latin epic poem written during the reign of the emperor Vespasian (70-79 AD). Recounting the famous ... Read more

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