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  • Studies on Greek Law, Oratory and Comedy

    By D.M. MacDowell, edited by Konstantinos Kapparis, Dimos Spatharas

    D.M. MacDowell’s articles cover a significant area of classical scholarship, discussing Athenian law, law-making and legal procedure, Old Comedy, law and comedy, law and sexuality, law and crime, politics and lexicography. All these articles, published between 1959 and 2010, bear the…

    Hardback – 2016-05-28 
    Routledge

  • Critical Essays on Roman Literature

    Elegy and Lyric

    Edited by J. P. Sullivan

    First published in 1962, this book is the first of two volumes which bridge the gap between the study of classics and the study of literature and attempt to reconcile the two disciplines. Focusing on elegy and lyric, this collection of essays offers a critical examination of Latin literature and…

    Hardback – 2016-05-22 
    Routledge

  • Critical Essays on Roman Literature

    Satire

    Edited by J. P. Sullivan

    First published in 1963, this book is the second of two volumes which bridge the gap between the study of classics and the study of literature and attempt to reconcile the two disciplines. Focusing on satire, this collection of essays offers a critical examination of Latin literature and aims to…

    Hardback – 2016-05-22 
    Routledge

  • Critical Essays on Roman Literature

    Edited by J. P. Sullivan

    First published in 1962 and 1963, these two volumes bridge the gap between the study of classics and the study of literature and attempt to reconcile the two disciplines. The collection of essays offers a critical examination of Latin literature and aims to stimulate critical discussion of a…

    Hardback – 2016-05-22 
    Routledge

  • Juvencus' Four Books of the Gospels

    Evangeliorum libri IV

    By Scott McGill

    Juvencus’ Evangeliorum libri IV, or "The Four Books of the Gospels," is a verse rendering of the gospel narrative written ca. 330 CE. Consisting of around 3200 hexameter lines, it is the first of the Latin "Biblical epics" to appear in antiquity, and the first classicizing, hexameter poem on a…

    Hardback – 2016-05-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Later Latin Poetry

  • Translating Classical Plays

    Collected Papers

    By J. Michael Walton

    This volume offers a selection of published and unpublished essays by J. Michael Walton drawn from his long career. Augmented with an introduction and section intros, this volume provides pieces which give background on the history of English translations of classical drama, the processes and…

    Hardback – 2016-04-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Rutilius Namatianus' Going Home

    De Reditu Suo

    By Martha Malamud

    Martha Malamud provides the only scholarly English translation of De Reditu Suo with significant notes and commentary that explore historical, literary, cultural, and mythical references, as well as commenting on literary allusions, the structure, diction, and style of the poem, and textual issues.…

    Hardback – 2016-04-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Later Latin Poetry

  • Ancient Syracuse

    From Foundation to Fourth Century Collapse

    By Richard Evans

    Syracuse possesses a unique place in the history of the ancient Mediterranean because of its contribution to Greek culture and political thought and practice. Even in the first century BC Cicero could still declare ‘You have often heard that of all the Greek cities Syracuse is the greatest and…

    Hardback – 2016-04-19 
    Routledge

  • Pope, Homer, and Manliness

    Some Aspects of Eighteenth Century Classical Learning

    By Carolyn D. Williams

    The author here reassesses the concept of ‘masculinity’, and argues that it cannot be seen as an absolute standard, but only as the product of perpetual conflict between competing and unstable models. The argument is sustained by a close reading of the problematic conflict between gendered values…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Homer

  • Roman Poetry

    By E.E. Sikes

    Originally published in 1923, this study outlines the aims and methods of roman poets as well as focussing on technique and subject. Sikes’ critique of the subject delves into the general character of roman poetry with the belief that it provides an insight into roman life and ideals by commenting…

    Hardback – 2016-01-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Greek View of Poetry

    By E.E. Sikes

    The Greek View of Poetry details critical theories and the appreciation of poetry by the ancient Greeks. Originally published in 1931, this text deals with a whole range of Greek critics from very early criticism to Longinus and his views on Homer in an attempt to provide a historical view of the…

    Hardback – 2016-01-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • People and Themes in Homer's Odyssey

    By Agathe Thornton

    Published in 1970, this important work interprets the poem with a focus on the idiosyncrasies of its originally oral composition. In part I, the main themes of the Odyssey such as ‘guest-friendship’ and ‘testing’ are investigated. The incorporation of these and other themes, such as ‘omens’ and…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Homer

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