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Ovid: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Llewelyn Morgan

9780198837688
Paperback
September 2020

Very Short Introductions

Ovid, wittiest of ancient poets, has been an influential model for writers and artists throughout the ages. Llewelyn Morgan introduces the poet and his works, describing each of his poems in turn, setting them in their social and literary context, and considering the twist of events that led to the exile of Rome's most celebrated artist.

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Selected Letters from Pliny the Younger's Epistulae: Commentary by Jacqueline Carlon

£19.99

Jacqueline Carlon

9780199340613
Paperback
April 2016

This anthology offers a comprehensive introduction to Pliny the Younger's Epistulae for intermediate and advanced Latin students, with the grammatical, lexical, and historical support to enable them to read quickly and fluidly. As the only selection of the letters with extensive commentary, it provides instructors with a unique and complete resource for students.

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The Aeneid

£14.99

Barry B. Powell

9780190204952
Paperback
September 2015

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Vergil's Aeneid: The Essential Books

£9.99

Barry B. Powell

9780190204969
Paperback
September 2015

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Epigrams: With parallel Latin text

£9.99

Martial, Gideon Nisbet

9780199645459
Paperback
June 2015

Oxford World's Classics

This new, parallel-text prose translation of a generous selection of Martial's witty and satiric epigrams pulls no punches and matches the boldness of the originals. They bring Imperial Rome vividly to life. The edition establishes Martial's originality as a literary author and includes a full introduction and notes.

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Fasti

£9.99

Ovid, Anne Wiseman, Peter Wiseman

9780192824110
Paperback
April 2013

Oxford World's Classics

A new prose translation of Ovid's poetical calendar of the Roman year, with its various observances and festivals, recording a wealth of detail on rites and customs recorded day by day. A lively introduction explains the background to the poem, and the edition includes notes, a glossary, and an index of names.

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Elegies: With parallel Latin text

£9.99

Tibullus, A. M. Juster, Robert Maltby

9780199603312
Paperback
January 2012

Oxford World's Classics

Tibullus was one of the great Roman elegists, alongside Ovid and Propertius. His poems of love, addressed to his mistresses Delia and Nemesis and the boy Marathus portray idealism, anguish, and betrayal, newly translated into stylish English by A. M. Juster, with parallel Latin text, introduction, and notes by Tibullus scholar Robert Maltby.

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Satires and Epistles

£9.99

Horace, John Davie, Robert Cowan

9780199563289
Paperback
April 2011

Oxford World's Classics

Horace exposes the vices and follies of his Roman contemporaries in his Satires, and the Epistles include the famous Art of Poetry, whose advice on poetic style influenced many later writers and dramatists. John Davie's new prose translations perfectly capture the ribald style of the original.

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Six Tragedies

£9.99

Seneca, Emily Wilson

9780192807069
Paperback
January 2010

Oxford World's Classics

This is a lively, readable and accurate verse translation of the six best plays by one of the most influential of all classical Latin writers. The volume includes Phaedra, Oedipus, Medea, Trojan Women, Hercules Furens, and Thyestes, together with an invaluable introduction and notes.

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The Comedies

£9.99

Terence, Peter Brown

9780199556038
Paperback
August 2009

Oxford World's Classics

Roman playwright Terence is one of the founding fathers of European comic drama. This new translation of all six of his comedies brings out their liveliness and performability and sets them in the context of Latin literature and the history of comic drama.

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The Poems

£8.99

Propertius, Guy Lee, Oliver Lyne

9780199555925
Paperback
July 2009

Oxford World's Classics

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The Eclogues and Georgics

£7.99

Virgil, C. Day Lewis, R. O. A. M. Lyne

9780199554096
Paperback
March 2009

Oxford World's Classics

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Georgics

£7.99

Virgil, Peter Fallon, Elaine Fantham

9780199538836
Paperback
February 2009

Oxford World's Classics

Part agricultural manual, part political poem and allegory, the Georgics' scenes are real and vivid, and the poet-farmer Peter Fallon restores to life the sights, sounds, and textures of the ancient Italian landscape.

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The Poems of Catullus

£9.99

Catullus, Guy Lee

9780199537570
Paperback
October 2008

Oxford World's Classics

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The Complete Odes and Epodes

£8.99

Horace, David West

9780199555277
Paperback
October 2008

Oxford World's Classics

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On the Nature of the Universe

£9.99

Lucretius, Ronald Melville, Don Fowler, Peta Fowler

9780199555147
Paperback
October 2008

Oxford World's Classics

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Metamorphoses

£8.99

Ovid, A. D. Melville, E. J. Kenney

9780199537372
Paperback
September 2008

Oxford World's Classics

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The Aeneid

£9.99

Virgil, C. Day Lewis, Jasper Griffin

9780199537488
Paperback
September 2008

Oxford World's Classics

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Aeneid

£8.99

Virgil, Frederick Ahl, Elaine Fantham

9780199231959
Paperback
July 2008

Oxford World's Classics

Frederick Ahl's new translation captures the excitement, poetic energy, and intellectual force of Virgil's epic poem in a way that has never been done before. Echoing the Virgilian hexameter the verse stays almost line for line with the original in a thrillingly accurate and engaging style.

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The Satires

£8.99

Juvenal, Niall Rudd, William Barr

9780199540662
Paperback
June 2008

Oxford World's Classics

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