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De Gestis Concilii Basiliensis Commentariorum: Libri II (Oxford Medieval Texts) (Bk.2)
De Gestis Concilii Basiliensis Commentariorum: Libri II (Oxford Medieval Texts) (Bk.2)
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ean: 9780198222019, isbn: 0198222017,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 45 reviews
This lively, first-hand narrative of the turning-point in the affairs of the Council of Basle was written by Aeneas Sylvius (later Pope Pius II) during his unregenerate conciliar period. It provides us with an important contemporary account of the pe...


Minoan Architecture and Urbanism: New Perspectives on an Ancient Built Environment
Minoan Architecture and Urbanism: New Perspectives on an Ancient Built Environment
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ean: 9780198793625, isbn: 0198793626,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 35 reviews
Minoan Crete is rightly famous for its idiosyncratic architecture, as well as its palaces and towns such as Knossos, Malia, Gournia, and Palaikastro. Indeed, these are often described as the first urban settlements of Bronze Age Europe. However, we s...


The Homeric Battle of the Frogs and Mice (Greek Texts)
The Homeric Battle of the Frogs and Mice (Greek Texts)
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ean: 9781350035942, isbn: 1350035947,

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This book offers students of Greek and scholars interested in Greek literature the first English-language commentary on the “Battle of Frogs and Mice”, a short animal epic ascribed to Homer in the ancient world. The book includes a contextualizin...


Tertullian: A Historical and Literary Study
Tertullian: A Historical and Literary Study
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mpn: Illustrations, ean: 9780198143628, isbn: 0198143621,

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Tertullian lived and wrote in Roman Carthage during the reigns of Septimus Severus (193-211) and his son Caracalla (211-217). His voluminous tracts and pamphlets reveal the atmosphere of early Christianity in an era of persecution. The author sets Te...


C. Sallusti Crispi Historiae: I: Fragmenta 1.1-146 (Texte Und Kommentare) (Italian Edition) (Italian and Latin Edition)
C. Sallusti Crispi Historiae: I: Fragmenta 1.1-146 (Texte Und Kommentare) (Italian Edition) (Italian and Latin Edition)
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ean: 9783110195668, isbn: 3110195666,

The Historiae, of which only fragments survive, was probably Sallust's most comprehensive work of history. Embracing the eventful period between 78-67 BC, it describes a series of political crises which ultimately lead to the fall of the Roman Republ...


The Chronicle of John of Worcester: Volume II: The Annals from 450 to 1066 (Oxford Medieval Texts)
The Chronicle of John of Worcester: Volume II: The Annals from 450 to 1066 (Oxford Medieval Texts)
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mpn: 4 pp plates, ean: 9780198222613, isbn: 0198222610,

This is the second volume of the first major scholarly edition of this chronicle, one of the most important sources of early English history. Volume III will cover 1067 to 1140, and Volume I, the last to be published, will have a general introduction...


A Concordance to the Ancrene Wisse
A Concordance to the Ancrene Wisse
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ean: 9780859913959, isbn: 0859913953,

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The Concordance to `Ancrene Wisse' is a computer-based concordance to the early Middle English prose rule for anchoresses, Ancrene Wisse. The base text used in this concordance is J.R.R. Tolkien's edition of the Corpus Christi College,Cambridge manus...


Documents of the Baronial Movement of Reform and Rebellion, 1258-1267 (Oxford Medieval Texts)
Documents of the Baronial Movement of Reform and Rebellion, 1258-1267 (Oxford Medieval Texts)
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ean: 9780198222224, isbn: 019822222X,

Edited with a facing-page English translation from the Latin text by: Treharne, R. F.;...


Marcus Tullius Cicero: Speeches on Behalf of Marcus Fonteius and Marcus Aemilius Scaurus: Translated with Introduction and Commentary (Clarendon Ancient History Series)
Marcus Tullius Cicero: Speeches on Behalf of Marcus Fonteius and Marcus Aemilius Scaurus: Translated with Introduction and Commentary (Clarendon Ancient History Series)
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ean: 9780199590056, isbn: 0199590052,

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Besides his renowned prosecution of Gaius Verres, Cicero also appeared as defense counsel in a number of cases in which former governors were accused of misconduct in the provinces. This volume unites two such defenses, both incompletely preserved, f...


Seneca on Society: A Guide to De Beneficiis
Seneca on Society: A Guide to De Beneficiis
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ean: 9780199245482, isbn: 0199245487,

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Seneca's De Beneficiis (On Benefits) is the only work surviving from antiquity that discusses the exchange of gifts and services. Though the topic is of great importance, in practical moral philosophy, sociology, and in the historical study of how Ro...


Chaucer's Gifts: Exchange and Value in the Canterbury Tales (New Century Chaucer)
Chaucer's Gifts: Exchange and Value in the Canterbury Tales (New Century Chaucer)
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ean: 9781786831699, isbn: 1786831694,

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Geoffrey Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales—the most celebrated literary work of medieval England—portrays the culture of the late Middle Ages as a deeply commercial environment, replete with commodities and dominated by market relationships. However, ...


A Commentary on Herodotus Books I-IV
A Commentary on Herodotus Books I-IV
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mpn: 44 maps, ean: 9780199639366, isbn: 0199639361,

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Herodotus, one of the earliest and greatest of Western prose authors, set out in the late fifth century BC to describe the world as he knew it - its peoples and their achievements, together with the causes and course of the great wars that brought th...


Diogenes Laertius: Lives of Eminent Philosophers (Cambridge Classical Texts and Commentaries)
Diogenes Laertius: Lives of Eminent Philosophers (Cambridge Classical Texts and Commentaries)
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This edition presents a radically improved text of Diogenes Laertius' Lives of Eminent Philosophers. The text is accompanied by a three level apparatus. A lengthy introduction list all the manuscripts of Diogenes' Lives and discusses its transmission...


The Complete Euripides: Volume V: Medea and Other Plays (Greek Tragedy in New Translations)
The Complete Euripides: Volume V: Medea and Other Plays (Greek Tragedy in New Translations)
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ean: 9780195388701, isbn: 0195388704,

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Based on the conviction that only translators who write poetry themselves can properly re-create the celebrated and timeless tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides, the Greek Tragedy in New Translations series offers new translations that g...


Forgotten Stars: Rediscovering Manilius' Astronomica
Forgotten Stars: Rediscovering Manilius' Astronomica
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ean: 9780199586462, isbn: 0199586462,

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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 horoscope may be cast. It is, therefore, a text from t...


Liviana: Studies on Livy
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ean: 9780198824688, isbn: 0198824688,

Written as a companion volume to the author's Oxford Classical Texts edition of Livy, Books 21-25 (OUP, 2016), Liviana consists in large part of detailed discussions of 175 passages which present particular textual difficulties. The aim of these disc...


Lykophron's Alexandra, Rome, and the Hellenistic World
Lykophron's Alexandra, Rome, and the Hellenistic World
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ean: 9780198723684, isbn: 0198723687,

This volume takes as its subject one of the most important Greek poems of the Hellenistic period: the Alexandra attributed to Lykophron, probably written in about 190 BC. At 1474 lines and with a riddling narrative and a preponderance of unusual voca...


Vergil's Aeneid and Greek Tragedy: Ritual, Empire, and Intertext
Vergil's Aeneid and Greek Tragedy: Ritual, Empire, and Intertext
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ean: 9780521895224, isbn: 0521895227,

This is the first systematic study of the importance of Greek tragedy as a fundamental "intertext" for Vergil's Aeneid. Vassiliki Panoussi argues that the epic's representation of ritual acts, especially sacrifice, mourning, marriage, and maenadic ri...


Lancelot-Grail (10 Volume Set): The Old French Arthurian Vulgate and Post-Vulgate in Translation
Lancelot-Grail (10 Volume Set): The Old French Arthurian Vulgate and Post-Vulgate in Translation
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ean: 9780859917704, isbn: 0859917703,

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The most comprehensive account of the story of Arthur, the Round Table and the Grail is to be found in the work known as Lancelot-Grail or the Vulgate Cycle. It tells the story of the Arthurian world from the events of the Crucifixion, where the Grai...


Roman Woodworking
Roman Woodworking
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ean: 9780300103410, isbn: 0300103417,

This book presents an authoritative and detailed survey of the art of woodworking in the ancient Roman world. Illustrated with over 200 line drawings and photographs, Roman Woodworking covers topics such as the training and guild memberships of Roman...



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