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Classical texts books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Classical texts category. Presented with a red border are the Classical texts books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Juvenal's Tenth Satire by Paul Murgatroyd Juvenal's Tenth Satire

This is a critical appreciation of 10 examining it on its own and in the context of the fourth book. It addresses the issues of distortion and problematizing, and also covers style, sound, diction, intertextuality, humour, wit and irony. It...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2017

Word and Context in Latin Poetry Studies in Memory of David West by A. J. Woodman Word and Context in Latin Poetry Studies in Memory of David West

In this memorial volume for David West, the texts of six Latin poets (Lutatius Catulus, Catullus, Horace, Propertius, Virgil, and Hildebert of Lavardin) are analysed by seven leading scholars: Francis Cairns, Ian Du Quesnay, Bruce Gibson, Alex Hardie, Stephen Harrison,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/10/2017

Fragmentary Republican Latin, Volume I Ennius, Testimonia. Epic Fragments by Quintus Ennius Fragmentary Republican Latin, Volume I Ennius, Testimonia. Epic Fragments

Quintus Ennius (239 169), widely regarded as the father of Roman literature, was instrumental in creating a new Roman literary identity, domesticating the Greek forms of epic and drama, and pursuing a range of other literary and intellectual pursuits. He...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/10/2017

Fragmentary Republican Latin, Volume II Ennius, Dramatic Fragments. Minor Works by Ennius Fragmentary Republican Latin, Volume II Ennius, Dramatic Fragments. Minor Works

Quintus Ennius (239 169), widely regarded as the father of Roman literature, was instrumental in creating a new Roman literary identity, domesticating the Greek forms of epic and drama, and pursuing a range of other literary and intellectual pursuits. He...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/10/2017

Paradise Lost by John Milton Paradise Lost


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/10/2017

A Perfect Medium? by Elsa Giovanna Simonetti A Perfect Medium?


Format: Hardback - Released: 25/09/2017

Aesop's Fables by Aesop Aesop's Fables

This timeless collection brings together three hundred of the most enduringly popular of Aesop's fables in a volume that will delight young and old readers alike. Here are all the age-old favourites - the wily fox, the vain peacock, the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/09/2017

Imagining the Chorus in Augustan Poetry by Lauren (Bard College, New York) Curtis Imagining the Chorus in Augustan Poetry
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This book offers a new interpretation of Augustan literature, focusing on its imaginative reading of Greek musical culture.
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/09/2017

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The Elegies of Maximianus by Maximianus the Etruscan, Michael Roberts The Elegies of Maximianus
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A. M. Juster presents a faithful, poetic translation of the elegies of Maximianus, last of the Roman poets. This comprehensive volume includes an introduction by renowned classicist Michael Roberts, the first English translation of an additional six poems attributed to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/12/2017

Classics Reimagined, Frankenstein by Mary Shelley Classics Reimagined, Frankenstein

An unabridged version of a classic tale, now with dazzling modern illustration, and in a special bicentennial edition.
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/01/2018

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Telling Tales in Greek by Lorna Robinson Telling Tales in Greek


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

The Codex Fori Mussolini A Latin Text of Italian Fascism by Han Lamers, Dr. Bettina Reitz-Joosse The Codex Fori Mussolini A Latin Text of Italian Fascism
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The year is 1932. In Rome, the Fascist leader Benito Mussolini unveils a giant obelisk of white marble, bearing the Latin inscription MVSSOLINI DVX. Invisible to the cheering crowds, a metal box lies immured in the obelisk's base. It contains...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/07/2017

The Athenian Constitution Written in the School of Aristotle by Peter J. Rhodes The Athenian Constitution Written in the School of Aristotle

This is an up-to-date edition of the Athenian Constitution which was written in the school of Aristotle in the fourth century B.C., by a scholar who has been engaged with this text throughout his working life.
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/07/2017

Physics by Aristotle Physics


Format: Paperback - Released: 21/06/2017

Left Tackle Thayer by Ralph Henry Barbour Left Tackle Thayer


Format: Hardback - Released: 26/05/2017

Left Tackle Thayer by Ralph Henry Barbour Left Tackle Thayer


Format: Paperback - Released: 26/05/2017

Paul Faber Surgeon by George MacDonald Paul Faber Surgeon


Format: Hardback - Released: 26/05/2017

McTeague by Frank Norris McTeague


Format: Hardback - Released: 26/05/2017

The Reason Why by Elinor Glyn The Reason Why


Format: Paperback - Released: 26/05/2017

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