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Canidia, Rome’s First Witch (Bloomsbury Classical Studies Monographs)
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ean: 9781350003880, isbn: 1350003883,
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Canidia is one of the most well-attested witches in Latin literature. She appears in no fewer than six of Horace's poems, three of which she has a prominent role in. Throughout Horace's Epodes and Satires she perpetrates acts of grave desecration, ki...
A Poetics of Transformation: Prudentius and Classical Mythology (Cornell Studies in Classical Philology)
ean: 9780801422492, isbn: 0801422493,
Ithaca, NY, Cornell U.P., 1989. 1st Edition, Fine/Fine-. 192pgs(Index), Clean, bright & tight. No ink names, tears, chips, foxing etc. ISBN 0801422493. WE PACK WITH GREAT CARE, 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES!...
The epic tale of Beowulf....
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ean: 9781843798866, isbn: 1843798867,
4.8 out of 5 stars with 37 reviews
The masterpiece of Rome's greatest poet, Virgil's Aeneid has inspired generations of readers and holds a central place in Western literature. The epic tells the story of a group of refugees from the ruined city of Troy, whose attempts to reach a prom...
The Virgil Encyclopedia, 3 Volume Set
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ean: 9781405154987, isbn: 1405154985,
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This is the first comprehensive English langage reference volume on Virgil, a poet whose works and thoughts have been at the center of Western literary, cultural, artistic, and pedagogical traditions for more than two millennia. Complements existing...
Stesichorus: The Poems (Cambridge Classical Texts and Commentaries)
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ean: 9781107435261, isbn: 1107435269,
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Stesichorus' lyric poetry vividly recreates the most dramatic episodes of Greek myth: the labours of Heracles, the sack of Troy, the vengeance of Orestes, and more besides. It can be appreciated today as never before, thanks to the recent discovery o...
The Walrus and the Carpenter
ean: 9780805000719, isbn: 0805000712,
A walrus and a carpenter encounter some oysters during their walk on the beach--an unfortunate meeting for the oysters....
Latin Poetry and the Judgement of Taste: An Essay in Aesthetics
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9780199216123, isbn: 0199216126,
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This book argues for a new attention to the importance of beauty and the aesthetic in our response to poetry. Charles Martindale explores ways in which Kant's aesthetic theory, as set out in the Critique of Judgement, remains of fundamental importanc...
The Riverside Chaucer (Oxford Paperbacks)
ean: 9780192821096, isbn: 0192821091,
This peerless new edition of Chaucer's complete works is the fruit of many years' study, and replaces Robinson's famous edition, long regarded as the standard text. Freshly edited and annotated, the "Riverside Chaucer" is now the indispensable editio...
The Book of Dede Korkut (Penguin Classics)
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The Book of Dede Korkut is a collection of twelve stories set in the heroic age of the Oghuz Turks, a nomadic tribe who had journeyed westwards through Central Asia from the ninth century onwards. The stories are peopled by characters as bizarre as t...
The Odyssey of Homer
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ean: 9780060125318, isbn: 0060125314,
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The most eloquent translation of Homer's Odyssey into modern English....
The Vision Of Piers Plowman: "B" Text
ean: 9780460875097, isbn: 0460875094,
One man's dream of a better society...PIERS PLOWMAN stands at the centre of medieval English literature along with Chaucer's CANTERBURY TALES, which in many ways it complements. A weary wanderer falls asleep and dreams of a tower and a deep dungeon, ...
The Oxford Book of Classical Verse in Translation (Oxford Books of Verse)
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ean: 9780192142092, isbn: 0192142097,
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Great Britain has a long and grand tradition of poets translating classical authors. Virtually every great poet from Chaucer on has tried his or her hand at translation, with the results often rivalling or even excelling the ancient original. This un...
Vergiliana: Critical Studies on the Texts of Publius Vergilius Maro
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ean: 9781138201347, isbn: 1138201340,
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In Vergiliana Egil Kraggerud collects together over 100 new, revised, and previously published discussions of textual issues in Vergil’s Eclogues, Georgics, and the Aeneid. Through these and in his Introduction, the author argues for a less conserv...
The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri: Vol. 2, Purgatorio
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mpn: 10 line illus, ean: 9780195087413, isbn: 0195087410,
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In the early 1300s, Dante Alighieri set out to write the three volumes which make the up The Divine Comedy. Purgatorio is the second volume in this set and opens with Dante the poet picturing Dante the pilgrim coming out of the pit of hell. Similar t...
The Poems of Callimachus
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mpn: notes, glossary, tables, ean: 9780198152248, isbn: 0198152248,
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This important new verse translation of the extant works and major fragments of Callimachus includes a full Introduction, covering the poet's life and times, the range of his achievements, and the difficulties in the way of appreciation. It does not ...
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