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Pliny's Praise: The Panegyricus in the Roman World
Pliny's Praise: The Panegyricus in the Roman World
By Cambridge University Press
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ean: 9781107526501, isbn: 1107526507,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 41 reviews
Pliny's Panegyricus (AD 100) survives as a unique example of senatorial rhetoric from the early Roman Empire. It offers an eyewitness account of the last years of Domitian's principate, the reign of Nerva and Trajan's early years, and it communicates...


The Moral Sayings Of Publius Syrus: A Roman Slave (1855)
The Moral Sayings Of Publius Syrus: A Roman Slave (1855)
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ean: 9781169006805, isbn: 1169006809,

This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available a...


Cymbeline (The New Cambridge Shakespeare)
Cymbeline (The New Cambridge Shakespeare)
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ean: 9780521296946, isbn: 0521296943,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 49 reviews
This new edition of Shakespeare's Cymbeline considers the critical and historical scholarship released in the late twentieth century. It highlights the play's elements of romance, tragicomedy and Jacobean stagecraft and acknowledges the postmodern in...


Engendering Rome: Women in Latin Epic (Roman Literature and its Contexts)
Engendering Rome: Women in Latin Epic (Roman Literature and its Contexts)
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ean: 9780521556217, isbn: 0521718260,

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This study examines the role of female characters in the Roman epic poetry of Virgil, Ovid and other writers. Its five chapters argue that the feminized landscapes, militaristic women, and beautiful female corpses of the Roman epic tradition should b...


Roman Letters
Roman Letters
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ean: 9780983077312, isbn: 0983077312,

The second volume from Oslo Editions, Roman Letters is a collection of urgent missives addressed to unnamed friends, written from Rome by Evan Calder Williams. Initially intended to pick up the thread of ongoing conversations and debates, Roman Lette...


Views of Rome: A Greek Reader (Oklahoma Series in Classical Culture)
Views of Rome: A Greek Reader (Oklahoma Series in Classical Culture)
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ean: 9780806157931, isbn: 0806157933,

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Who were the ancient Romans? Views of Rome addresses this question by offering a collection of thirty-five annotated excerpts from Greek prose authors. As Adam Serfass explains in his introduction, these authors’ characterizations of the Romans run...


Ready to Burst
Ready to Burst
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Ready to Burst follows the lives of two young men and their individual attempts to make sense of the deeply troubled society surrounding them. An informed critique of the “brain drain” prompted by the Duvalier dictatorship, Ready to Burst is, ...


Sagas of Warrior-Poets
Sagas of Warrior-Poets
By Penguin Classics
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ean: 9780140447712, isbn: 0140447717,

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Lovers, poets, and dragon-slaying heroes populate the gripping Icelandic sagas included in this collection. Part of Penguin Classics' eight-volume Icelandic Saga collection, this volume includes stories that were composed in the thirteenth and fourte...


The Romance of the Rose Illuminated: Manuscripts at the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth (Medieval & Renaissance Texts & Studies)
The Romance of the Rose Illuminated: Manuscripts at the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth (Medieval & Renaissance Texts & Studies)
By Mrts
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9780866982658, isbn: 0866982655,

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This volume reproduced, with commentary and full contextual discussion, all the miniatures from unpublished illuminated manuscripts of Le Roman de la Rose, in the National Library of Wales....


The Meursault Investigation
The Meursault Investigation
By Other Press NY
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mpn: 42472639, ean: 9781590517512, isbn: 1590517512,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 8 reviews
A New York Times Notable Book of 2015 — Michiko Kakutani, The Top Books of 2015, New York Times — TIME Magazine Top Ten Books of 2015 — Publishers Weekly Best Books of the Year — Financial Times Best Books of the Year“A tour-de-...


The Portable Roman Reader (Portable Library)
The Portable Roman Reader (Portable Library)
By Penguin Classics
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ean: 9780140150568, isbn: 0140150560,

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The Romans conquered most of the known world and detailed their conquests in calm, unapologetic histories. They were a supremely urbane people who longed poetically for the farming life. Valuing toughness and practicality in all things, they turned t...


Remembering the Roman People: Essays on Late-Republican Politics and Literature
Remembering the Roman People: Essays on Late-Republican Politics and Literature
By Oxford University Press
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ean: 9780199609963, isbn: 0199609969,

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In the Roman republic, only the People could pass laws, only the People could elect politicians to office, and the very word republica meant 'the People's business'. So why is it always assumed that the republic was an oligarchy? The main reason is t...


Plutarch: Moralia, Volume IV, Roman Questions. Greek Questions. Greek and Roman Parallel Stories. On the Fortune of the Romans. On the Fortune or the ... in Wisdom? (Loeb Classical Library No. 305)
Plutarch: Moralia, Volume IV, Roman Questions. Greek Questions. Greek and Roman Parallel Stories. On the Fortune of the Romans. On the Fortune or the ... in Wisdom? (Loeb Classical Library No. 305)
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Plutarch (Plutarchus), ca. 45–120 CE, was born at Chaeronea in Boeotia in central Greece, studied philosophy at Athens, and, after coming to Rome as a teacher in philosophy, was given consular rank by the emperor Trajan and a procuratorship in Gree...


In the Land of Pain (Vintage Classics)
In the Land of Pain (Vintage Classics)
By Vintage Books
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ean: 9781101970867, isbn: 1101970863,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 11 reviews
“Pain, you must be everything for me. Let me find in you all those foreign lands you will not let me visit.” —Alphonse Daudet In the Land of Pain—Alphonse Daudet’s poignant, humorous, and piercing reflections on his years of enduring sever...


The Battle of the Frogs and the Mice: A Homeric Fable
The Battle of the Frogs and the Mice: A Homeric Fable
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ean: 9780399162855, isbn: 0399162852,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 37 reviews
You will never see war the same way after reading this extraordinary retelling of an ancient Greek fable about a tragically unnecessary battle between mice and frogs. With haunting illustrations, this miniature masterpiece ranks with Animal Farm as o...


The Rider on the White Horse (New York Review Books Classics)
The Rider on the White Horse (New York Review Books Classics)
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mpn: 9781590173015, ean: 9781590173015, isbn: 1590173015,

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“The Rider on the White Horse” begins as a ghost story. A traveler along the coast of the North Sea is caught in dangerously rough weather. Offshore he glimpses a spectral rider rising and plunging in the wind and rain. Taking shelter at an inn, ...


Life Is a Dream (Penguin Classics)
Life Is a Dream (Penguin Classics)
By Penguin Classics
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ean: 9780143104827, isbn: 0143104829,

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The masterwork of Spain’s preeminent dramatist—now in a new verse translationLife Is a Dream is a work many hold to be the supreme example of Spanish Golden Age drama. Imbued with highly poetic language and humanist ideals, it is an allegory that...


Two Centuries of Roman Poetry (Latin Texts)
Two Centuries of Roman Poetry (Latin Texts)
By Brand: Bristol Classical Press
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ean: 9781853995279, isbn: 1853995274,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 39 reviews
First published by Macmillian in 1964, this volume is designed to introduce students to a wider range of Latin poetry than they would encounter in a simple author prescription. The first century BC is represented by Lucretius and Catullus, the August...


Graffiti and the Literary Landscape in Roman Pompeii
Graffiti and the Literary Landscape in Roman Pompeii
By Oxford University Press
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ean: 9780199684618, isbn: 0199684618,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 17 reviews
In this volume, Milnor considers how the fragments of textual graffiti which survive on the walls of the Roman city of Pompeii reflect and refract the literary world from which they emerged. Focusing in particular on the writings which either refer t...


The Poems: Venus and Adonis, The Rape of Lucrece, The Phoenix and the Turtle, The Passionate Pilgrim, A Lover's Complaint (The New Cambridge Shakespeare)
The Poems: Venus and Adonis, The Rape of Lucrece, The Phoenix and the Turtle, The Passionate Pilgrim, A Lover's Complaint (The New Cambridge Shakespeare)
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ean: 9780521671620, isbn: 0521671620,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 33 reviews
This second edition of Shakespeare's narrative poems contains an introductory section on recent critical interpretations. Fully annotated and introduced, it includes all the poems which can be confidently assigned to Shakespeare, excluding the Sonnet...



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