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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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Fasti

ISBN : 9780192824110

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¥1,826
Author: 
Ovid; Anne Wiseman; Peter Wiseman
Pages
224 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
130 x 196 mm
Pub date
Apr 2013
Series
Oxford World's Classics
Times and their reasons, arranged in order through the Latin year, and constellations sunk beneath the earth and risen, I shall sing.' Ovid's poetical calendar of the Roman year is both a day by d ... Read more

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Flavian Epic

ISBN : 9780199650668

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¥17,347
Author: 
Antony Augoustakis
Pages
560 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
135 x 216 mm
Pub date
May 2015
Series
Oxford Readings in Classical Studies
The epics of the three Flavian poets-Silius Italicus, Statius, and Valerius Flaccus-have, in recent times, attracted the attention of scholars, who have re-evaluated the particular merits of Flavian p ... Read more

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Forgotten Stars: Rediscovering Manilius' Astronomica

ISBN : 9780199586462

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¥20,999
Author: 
Steven J. Green; Katharina Volk
Pages
432 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
161 x 222 mm
Pub date
Mar 2011
The Astronomica of Manilius is a poem in five books, at least partly written under the Emperor Augustus, which purports to teach the reader the art of astrology and the means by which an accurate horo ... Read more

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Pages
288 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
129 x 197 mm
Pub date
Apr 2008
Series
Oxford World's Classics
Plautus was the single greatest influence on Western comedy. Shakespeare's Comedy of Errors and Moliere's The Miser are two subsequent classics directly based on Plautine originals. Plautus himself bo ... Read more

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Framing the Ass: Literary Texture in Apuleius' Metamorphoses

ISBN : 9780199602681

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¥13,882
Author: 
S. J. Harrison
Pages
304 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
223 x 147 mm
Pub date
Jun 2013
Complementing Harrison's previous volume, Apuleius: A Latin Sophist, this book studies one of the few extant Latin novels from the Roman Empire, Apuleius' Metamorphoses or Golden Ass. Harrison shows t ... Read more

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From Poetry to History: Selected Papers

ISBN : 9780199608652

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¥24,189
Author: 
A. J. Woodman
Pages
464 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
147 x 221 mm
Pub date
Feb 2012
From Poetry to History offers twenty-five selected papers by the leading Latin scholar A. J. Woodman, and focuses on Latin poetry and historiography from the mid-first century BC to the early second c ... Read more

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