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P. Papinius Statius Volume II

Publius Papinius Statius was born in Neapolis (Naples) in about AD 50. The twelve books of his magnum opus, the Thebaid, were published in ca. 92. The Achilleid was begun in ca. 95 and left unfinished at his death in ca. 96.The present work, in three volumes, offers a revised text of the two epics with an apparatus criticus (volume...
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P. Papinius Statius Volume I

Publius Papinius Statius was born in Neapolis (Naples) in about AD 50. The twelve books of his magnum opus, the Thebaid, were published in ca. 92. The Achilleid was begun in ca. 95 and left unfinished at his death in ca. 96.The present work, in three volumes, offers a revised text of the two epics with an apparatus criticus (volume...
£39.99

The Children of Herodotus

This book consists of 22 papers originally presented during the conference on ancient historical writing held in May 2007 in Wrocław, Poland. The authors are classical historians and philologists from academic institutions in Austria, Finland, France, Germany, Israel, Poland, the United Kingdom and the United States. The collection...
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The Monikins

The Two Admirals is a naval tale, but one arguably as much concerned with the nature of political, familial and personal allegiance as with battles at sea....
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The Oak Openings

The Two Admirals is a naval tale, but one arguably as much concerned with the nature of political, familial and personal allegiance as with battles at sea....
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The Two Admirals

The Two Admirals is a naval tale, but one arguably as much concerned with the nature of political, familial and personal allegiance as with battles at sea....
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The Water-Witch

The Two Admirals is a naval tale, but one arguably as much concerned with the nature of political, familial and personal allegiance as with battles at sea....
£13.99

Virgo to Virago

The infamous and formidable mythological figure of Medea has deservedly held an enduring appeal throughout the ages. This has perhaps never been more true than in the Silver Age of Latin literature, when the taste for rhetorical excess and the macabre made the heroine, and especially her notorious acts of witchcraft and the slaught...
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Zero to Hero, Hero to Zero

Hercules is a hero; we were all brought up to appreciate the basic idea of the ancient hero. But what about him makes him one? This book aims to challenge some of the standard expectations as to what constitutes a hero, considering the phenomenon of heroism from a range of viewpoints. In this book we invite you to walk around the m...
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The Philosophizing Muse

Despite the Romans’ reputation for being disdainful of abstract speculation, Latin poetry from its very beginning was deeply permeated by Greek philosophy. Philosophical elements and commonplaces have been identified and appreciated in a wide range of writers, but the extent of the Greek philosophical influence, and in particular t...
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The Power of Form

Although positivism dismissed myths as childish fancy, bound to be superseded by reason, there has been a continuous reappraisal of the power of myths since the 19th century. Once viewed as primitive and unreliable accounts and an inadequate and distorted form of knowledge, myths came to be perceived as exemplary narratives, consis...
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Ancient Epic

This book adopts a broad and multifaceted approach to that most preeminent of classical literature genres: the Epic. Set in the ancient world, from archaic Greece to imperial Rome, the scope of interest here extends, for comparative purposes, to Vedic and Sanskrit poetry, as well as the Medieval epic. This collection of papers by c...
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