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  • Ovid

    Ovid
    av Carole E. Newlands

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848859302

    Virgil, Horace and Ovid are often cited as the three great canonical poets of classical Roman literature. And of the three, arguably it is Ovid (43 BCE-CE 17/18) who has the most enduring legacy. Carole Newlands introduces her subject as an ancient…

  • Ovid

    Ovid
    av Carole E. Newlands

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848859296

    Newlands provides an extensive overview and analysis of Ovid s works."

  • Homer

    Homer
    av Jonathan S. Burgess

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848858633

    What reader could fail to be enthralled by the Iliad and the Odyssey, those greatest heroic epics of antiquity? Yet the author of those immortal text remains, in the end, an enigma. The central paradox of 'Homer' is that- while recognized as produci…

  • Homer

    Homer
    av Jonathan S. Burgess

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848858626

    What reader could fail to be enthralled by the Iliad and the Odyssey, those greatest heroic epics of antiquity? Yet the author of those immortal text remains, in the end, an enigma. The central paradox of 'Homer' is that- while recognized as produci…

  • Tacitus

    Tacitus
    av Professor Victoria Emma Pagan

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780763187

    The greatest of Roman historians, Publius Cornelius Tacitus (56-117 CE) studied rhetoric in Rome. His rhetorical and oratorical gifts are evident throughout his most substantial works, the incomplete but still remarkable Annals and Histories. In con…

  • Tacitus

    Tacitus
    av Professor Victoria Emma Pagan

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780763170

    The greatest of Roman historians, Publius Cornelius Tacitus (56-117 CE) studied rhetoric in Rome. His rhetorical and oratorical gifts are evident throughout his most substantial works, the incomplete but still remarkable Annals and Histories. In con…

  • Cicero

    Cicero
    av Dr. Gesine Manuwald

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780764023

    Marcus Tullius Cicero (106-43 BCE) introduced Romans to the major schools of Greek philosophy, forging a Latin conceptual vocabulary that was entirely new. But for all the sophistication of his thinking, it is perhaps for his political and oratorica…

  • Cicero

    Cicero
    av Dr. Gesine Manuwald

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780764016

    Marcus Tullius Cicero (106-43 BCE) introduced Romans to the major schools of Greek philosophy, forging a Latin conceptual vocabulary that was entirely new. But for all the sophistication of his thinking, it is perhaps for his political and oratorica…

  • Virgil

    Virgil
    av Alison Keith

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848859203

    The works of Virgil (70–19 BCE) define the ‘golden age’ of Latin poetry and have inspired a long tradition of interpretation and adaptation that starts in his own time and extends to important modern authors. His ascent from the le…

  • Virgil

    Virgil
    av Alison Keith

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848859197

    The works of Virgil (70–19 BCE) define the ‘golden age’ of Latin poetry and have inspired a long tradition of interpretation and adaptation that starts in his own time and extends to important modern authors. His ascent from the le…

  • Latin Love Poetry

    Latin Love Poetry
    av Denise Eileen McCoskey

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780761909

    I hate and I love.' The Roman poet Catullus expressed the disorienting experience of being in love in a stark contradiction that has resonated across the centuries. While his description might seem to modern readers natural and spontaneous, it is ac…

  • Latin Love Poetry

    Latin Love Poetry
    av Denise Eileen McCoskey

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780761916

    I hate and I love.' The Roman poet Catullus expressed the disorienting experience of being in love in a stark contradiction that has resonated across the centuries. While his description might seem to modern readers natural and spontaneous, it is ac…

  • Horace

    Horace
    av Professor Paul Allen Miller

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784533298

    Perhaps no classical writer has been so consistently in vogue as Horace. Famous in his own lifetime as a close associate of the Emperor Octavian, to whom he dedicated several odes, Quintus Horatius Flaccus (65–8 BC) has never really been out o…

  • Horace

    Horace
    av Professor Paul Allen Miller

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784533304

    Perhaps no classical writer has been so consistently in vogue as Horace. Famous in his own lifetime as a close associate of the Emperor Octavian, to whom he dedicated several odes, Quintus Horatius Flaccus (65–8 BC) has never really been out o…

  • Seneca

    Seneca
    av Christopher Star

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848858893

    After centuries of neglect there is renewed interest in the life and works of Lucius Annaeus Seneca (or Seneca the Younger, c 4 BCE-65 CE). At one time an advisor at court to Nero, Seneca and his political career came to ruin when he was implicated…

  • Seneca

    Seneca
    av Christopher Star

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848858909

    After centuries of neglect there is renewed interest in the life and works of Lucius Annaeus Seneca (or Seneca the Younger, c 4 BCE-65 CE). At one time an advisor at court to Nero, Seneca and his political career came to ruin when he was implicated…

  • Euripides

    Euripides
    av Isabelle Torrance

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848856684

    Sophocles, Aeschylus and Euripides are often described as the greatest tragedians of the ancient world. Of these three pivotal founders of modern drama, Euripides is characterized as the interloper and the innovator: the man who put tragic verse int…

  • Euripides

    Euripides
    av Isabelle Torrance

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848856677

    Sophocles, Aeschylus and Euripides are often described as the greatest tragedians of the ancient world. Of these three pivotal founders of modern drama, Euripides is characterized as the interloper and the innovator: the man who put tragic verse int…

  • Sappho

    Sappho
    av Page DuBois

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784533601

    Sappho has been constructed as many things: proto-feminist, lesbian icon and even - by the Victorians - chaste headmistress of a girls' finishing school. Yet ironically, as Page DuBois shows, the historical poet herself remains elusive. We know that…

  • Sappho

    Sappho
    av Page DuBois

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784533618

    Sappho has been constructed as many things: proto-feminist, lesbian icon and even - by the Victorians - chaste headmistress of a girls' finishing school. Yet ironically, as Page DuBois shows, the historical poet herself remains elusive. We know that…

  • Martial

    Martial
    av Prof Lindsay C. Watson

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780766362

    Marcus Valerius Martialis, or Martial (born between 38 and 41 CE, died between 102 and 104 CE) is celebrated for his droll, frequently salacious, portrayal of Roman high and low society during the first century rule of the emperors Domitian, Nerva a…

  • Martial

    Martial
    av Prof Lindsay C. Watson

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780766379

    Marcus Valerius Martialis, or Martial (born between 38 and 41 CE, died between 102 and 104 CE) is celebrated for his droll, frequently salacious, portrayal of Roman high and low society during the first century rule of the emperors Domitian, Nerva a…

  • Eusebius

    Eusebius
    av Aaron P. Johnson

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780765556

    Eusebius of Caesarea (263-339 CE) is one of the most important intellectuals whose writings survive from late antiquity. His texts made lasting and wide-ranging contributions, from history-writing and apologetics to biblical commentary and Christian…

  • Eusebius

    Eusebius
    av Aaron P. Johnson

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780765563

    Eusebius of Caesarea (263-339 CE) is one of the most important intellectuals whose writings survive from late antiquity. His texts made lasting and wide-ranging contributions, from history-writing and apologetics to biblical commentary and Christian…

  • Pindar

    Pindar
    av Dr Richard Stoneman

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780761855

    The 6th/5th century BCE Greek melic (or songwriting) poet Pindar was one of the most celebrated lyricists of antiquity. His famous victory odes offer a paean to the heroic athlete, and collectively are an attempt to encapsulate, through choral songs…

  • Pindar

    Pindar
    av Dr Richard Stoneman

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780761848

    The 6th/5th century bce Greek melic (or songwriting) poet Pindar was the most celebrated lyricist of antiquity. His famous victory odes offer a paean to the heroic athlete, and are an attempt to encapsulate, through choral songs of acclamation, the…

  • Plutarch

    Plutarch
    av Mark Beck

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848856639

    To be ignorant of the lives of the most celebrated men of antiquity is to continue in a state of childhood all our days. When Plutarch, a Greek historian and biographer writing under the auspices of the Roman empire, wrote these words, he left an en…

  • Plutarch

    Plutarch
    av Mark Beck

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848856646

    To be ignorant of the lives of the most celebrated men of antiquity is to continue in a state of childhood all our days." When Plutarch, a Greek historian and biographer writing under the auspices of the Roman empire, wrote these words, he left an e…

  • The Poets of Alexandria

    The Poets of Alexandria
    av Susan A. Stephens

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848858800

    Alexandria was the greatest of the new cities founded by Alexander the Great as his armies swept eastward. It was ruled by his successors, the Ptolemies, who presided over one of the richest and most productive periods in the whole of Greek literatu…

  • The Poets of Alexandria

    The Poets of Alexandria
    av Susan A. Stephens

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848858794

    Alexandria was the greatest of the new cities founded by Alexander the Great as his armies swept eastward. It was ruled by his successors, the Ptolemies, who presided over one of the richest and most productive periods in the whole of Greek literatu…