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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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Epicurean Ethics in Horace: The Psychology of Satire

ISBN : 9780198786559

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¥12,782
Author: 
Sergio Yona
Pages
368 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
138 x 216 mm
Pub date
Dec 2017
Over the centuries leading up to their composition many genres and authors have emerged as influences on Horace's Satires, which in turn has led to a wide variety of scholarly interpretations. This st ... Read more

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Epigrams: With Parallel Latin Text

ISBN : 9780199645459

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¥1,826
Author: 
Martial; Gideon Nisbet
Pages
336 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
124 x 193 mm
Pub date
Jun 2015
Series
Oxford World's Classics
Martial's epigrams target every level of Roman society, from slave to aristocrat. This newly translated selection is as punchy and close to the knuckle as the originals. One of only two substanti ... Read more

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Ethics, Identity, and Community in Later Roman Declamation

ISBN : 9780199964116

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¥12,628
Author: 
Neil W. Bernstein
Pages
240 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
162 x 231 mm
Pub date
Sep 2013
Rhetorical training was the central component of an elite Roman man's education. Controversiae (declamations), imaginary courtroom speeches in the character of a fictional or historical individual, we ... Read more

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Exemplary Traits: Reading Characterization in Roman Poetry

ISBN : 9780199734283

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¥13,398
Author: 
J. Mira Seo
Pages
240 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
162 x 240 mm
Pub date
Jul 2013
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 ... Read more

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