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Latin epic poetry & fiction

A Commentary on Silius Italicus' Punica 10

ISBN : 9780198713814

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¥13,695
Author: 
R. Joy Littlewood
Pages
352 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
135 x 216 mm
Pub date
Mar 2017
The Battle of Cannae represents a conflict of mighty powers and a crushing defeat, notoriously the worst in Rome's history. Dawn on 2 August 216 BC saw the armies of Rome and Carthage clash in what th ... Read more

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A New Work by Apuleius: The Lost Third Book of the De Platone

ISBN : 9780198735748

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¥15,708
Author: 
Justin A. Stover; Justin A. Stover; Justin A. Stover
Pages
240 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
135 x 216 mm
Pub date
Dec 2015
A New Work by Apuleius presents what may be the first lengthy Latin text from antiquity to be published in almost a century. Marshalling evidence from the text, intertextual relationships, stylistics, ... Read more

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Aeneid

ISBN : 9780199231959

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¥1,639
Author: 
Virgil; Frederick Ahl
Pages
544 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
128 x 195 mm
Pub date
Jul 2008
Series
Oxford World's Classics
A new verse translation of Virgil's Aeneid, the only one to use the same poetic metre as Virgil and to explore the subtleties of Virgil's wordplay. Ahl's translation captures the excitement and d ... Read more

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Apulei Metamorphoseon Libri Xi

ISBN : 9780199277025

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¥7,304
Author: 
Maaike Zimmerman
Pages
352 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
159 x 196 mm
Pub date
Sep 2012
Series
Oxford Classical Texts
Zimmerman presents a new edition of Apuleius' Metamorphoses, also known as Asinus Aureus ('The Golden Ass'), which was written in the second century AD and is the only ancient Latin novel to survive i ... Read more

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Apuleius' Metamorphoses: A Study in Roman Fiction

ISBN : 9780198706830

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¥11,143
Author: 
Stefan Tilg
Pages
208 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
147 x 222 mm
Pub date
Jun 2014
This volume reveals how Apuleius' Metamorphoses - the only fully extant Roman novel and a classic of world literature - works as a piece of literature, exploring its poetics and the way in which quest ... Read more

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Civil War

ISBN : 9780199540686

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¥1,826
Author: 
Lucan; Susan H. Braund
Pages
400 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
128 x 196 mm
Pub date
May 2008
Series
Oxford World's Classics
This new translation in free verse conveys the full force of Lucan's writing and his grimly realistic view of the subject. The Introduction sets the scene for the reader unfamiliar with Lucan and expl ... Read more

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Commentary on Silius Italicus, Punica 7

ISBN : 9780199570935

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¥20,086
Author: 
R. Joy Littlewood
Pages
384 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
144 x 216 mm
Pub date
Jun 2011
Once stigmatized as 'the worst epic ever written', Silius Italicus' Punica is now the focus of a resurgence of critical interest and wide-ranging positive reappraisal. In a climate of flourishing inte ... 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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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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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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