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1 LUCREZIO: L'ATOMO E LA PAROLA Colloquio Lucreziano. Bologna 26 Gennaio 1989
Editrice CLUEB 1990 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Scholar's name to ffep (Robert Brown). Minor shelfwear to book. Dustjacket is present but in poor condition. ; INDICE: Presentazione. / Introduzione, di Alfonso Traina. / Francesco Adorno, Le parole e le cose dell’ “epicureismo” lucreziano. Alcune riflessioni sulla posizione storica di Epicuro e di Lucrezio. / Edoardo Vineis, Elementa vocis, elementa mundi. / Alberto Grilli, Immaginazione e visione in Lucrezio. / Ezio Raimondi, La grammatica del cosmo. / Conclusione di Alfonso Traina. / Intervento finale di Ivano Dionigi. ; Quaderni Della Biblioteca Di Discipline Umanistiche 3; 109 pages 
Price: 33.00 USD
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Fabrizio Serra Editore 2012 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Book is fine. DJ has very faint shelfwear else fine. ; Agis Marinis, Dionysiac Metaphor in Aeschylus' Seven Against Thebes; Maria Serena Mirto, La figura di Teti e la crisi del gamos eroico nell'Andromaca di Euripide; Lucio Ceccarelli, La morte di Turno; Barbara Weiden Boyd, On Starting an Epic (Journey) : Telemachus, Phaethon, and the Beginning of Ovid's Metamorphoses; Biagio Santorelli, Il tiranno e il corpus vicarium nella XVI Declamazione maggiore pseudoquintilianea; Carmela Cioffi, Ricerche sulla tradizione manoscritta del Commento di Donato a Terenzio; Corpo minore: Luca Ruggeri, Lucr. 3, 258; Tommaso Ricchieri, Nota a Cornelio Gallo, fr. C, vv. 8-9; Silvia Ottaviano, Ars et ratio. Problemi di struttura e proporzione nelle Bucoliche (ecl. 7, 45-68; 9, 37-55) ; Lara Nicolini, Falsi miti e fabulae vere. Apuleio, met. 6, 29 e un insegnamento ovidiano; Elia R. Rudoni, Due criptocorruttele nella Historia Augusta; Javier Uría, Iulius Romanus and Statilius Maximus (Char. Gramm. 252, 14-31) : A reappraisal; Carlo M. Lucarini, Per il testo di Ermia neoplatonico (II) ; Stefano Grazzini, Uno pseudonimo per Machiavelli: Giusto Lipsio, Politica 4, 13 e Giovenale 7, 40.; Md 69; 288 pages 
Price: 120.00 USD
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Fabrizio Serra Editore 2013 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Book is fine. DJ has very faint shelfwear else fine. ; Alex Hardie, Ibycus and the Muses of Helicon; Brian W. Breed, Maximum Orality: Catullus, 65 and Propertius, 2.13; Giulia Ammannati, Antonino Pittà, L'indipendenza dei codici P e g di Virgilio nelle Georgiche; Errietta M. A. Bissa, Man, Woman or Myth? Gender-bending in Lucian's Dialogues of the Courtesans; Carmela Cioffi, Il codice Parisinus lat. 7899 e il Commentum di Donato a Terenzio: ipotesi stemmatica; Tommaso Ricchieri, La riflessione metalinguistica sul latino colloquiale in Gerolamo esegeta dei testi sacri; corpo minore Marco Fressura, Verg. Aen. 4, 423 in P. Colt II 1; Giuseppe Ramires, Pirgo o dell'inutile saggezza. Verg. Aen. 5, 646-653; Lucia Floridi, Considerazioni sul rapporto tra gli epigrammi scoptici sui 'piccoli' e le arti figurative; Maria Chiara Scappaticcio, Petae, petitiones, I gladiatori. Una nota su Serv. Verg. Aen. 9, 439 ed il PRyl. III 477.; Md 70; 224 pages 
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4 Accius; Jacqueline Dangel ACCIUS: OEUVRES FRAGMENTS Texte Établi, Traduit Et Commenté. Deuxième Tirage
Les Belles Lettres 2002 2251013830 / 9782251013831 Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Very faint shelfwear else fine. ; Parallel text in French and Greek. ; Collection Des Universités De France. Association Guillaume Budé; 576 pages 
Price: 70.00 USD
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E. J. Brill 1981 9004063749 / 9789004063747 Softcover Very Good 
Small bump to base of spine. Chip to top of spine. Some minor wear to wraps. Creasing to rear upper corner of wraps. ; Contents: introduction; Programmatic Poems; Parody; Ovid as Daedalus: Difference in Attitude; Ovid as Daedalus: Change of Mood; Ovid's farewell: The Third book of the Amores; conclusion; Index rerum; index locorum propertianorum et ovidianorum. ; Mnemosyne Bibliotheca Classica Batava; 546 pages 
Price: 140.00 USD
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6 Achard, Guy (Ed. ) RHÉTORIQUE À HERENNIUS Texte Établi Et Traduit Par Guy Achard
Société D'Édition `les Belles Lettres' 1989 2251013466 / 9782251013466 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Spine sunned. 1 cm tear to top of spine. Light shelfwear. ; Parallel text in French and Latin. Lxxxiv, 260 pp ; Collection Des Universités De France. Association Guillaume Budé; 260 pages 
Price: 68.00 USD
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7 Ackermann, Erich LUKREZ UND DER MYTHOS
Franz Steiner Verlag 1979 3515028730 / 9783515028738 Softcover Very Good+ 
Scholar's name to half-title (Robert Brown). Spine very slightly sunned. ; Palingenesia XIII; 219 pages 
Price: 85.00 USD
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Duckworth & Company 1982 071561648X / 9780715616482 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Light shelfwear to book and DJ. Scholar's bookplate to inner cover (G. P. Goold). ; 280 pages 
Price: 60.00 USD
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The Johns Hopkins University Press 1982 0801829682 / 9780801829680 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Scholar's blindstamp and name to ffep (Robert Brown). Else book is fine. Dustjacket has minor shelfwear with 1 small chip. DJ spine very lightly discolored. ; 280 pages 
Price: 60.00 USD
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University of London Institute of Classical Studies 1976 0900587334 / 9780900587337 Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Faint browning to spine. ; Institute of Classical Studies Bulletin Supplement 36; 214 pages 
Price: 125.00 USD
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11 Adcock, F. E CAESAR As Man of Letters
Cambridge University Press 1956 Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
Scholar's name to ffep (Robert Brown) , other name struck out. Foxing to endpapers, prelims and textblock. Spine sunned. ; Sir Frank Adcock's aim is to emphasize the literary character of Caesar's writings. He is worth reading, and this small book will help understanding. The Introduction reminds the reader what Caesar was and what he had accomplished when he wrote. In a chapter on "The Military Man" Caesar's literary interpretation of war and generalship is described. This short study gives insight into Roman literature and history as well as into the life and character of one of the world's great men. ; 114 pages 
Price: 22.00 USD
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12 Adler, Eric VALORIZING THE BARBARIANS Enemy Speeches in Roman Historiography
University of Texas Press 2011 0292726287 / 9780292726284 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Ashley and Peter Larkin Series in Greek and Roman Culture; 300 pages; With the growth of postcolonial theory in recent decades, scholarly views of Roman imperialism and colonialism have been evolving and shifting. Much recent discussion of the topic has centered on the ways in which ancient Roman historians consciously or unconsciously denigrated non-Romans. Similarly, contemporary scholars have downplayed Roman elite anxiety about their empire's expansion. In this groundbreaking new work, Eric Adler explores the degree to which ancient historians of Rome were capable of valorizing foreigners and presenting criticisms of their own society. By examining speeches put into the mouths of barbarian leaders by a variety of writers, he investigates how critical of the empire these historians could be. Adler examines pairs of speeches purportedly delivered by non-Roman leaders so that the contrast between them might elucidate each writer's sense of imperialism. Analyses of Sallust's and Trogus's treatments of the Eastern ruler Mithradates, Polybius's and Livy's speeches from Carthage's Hannibal, and Tacitus's and Cassius Dio's accounts of the oratory of the Celtic warrior queen Boudica form the core of this study. Adler supplements these with examinations of speeches from other characters, as well as contextual narrative from the historians. Throughout, Adler wrestles with broader issues of Roman imperialism and historiography, including administrative greed and corruption in the provinces, the treatment of gender and sexuality, and ethnic stereotyping. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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13 Ahl, Frederick M. LUCAN An Introduction
Cornell University Press 1976 0801408377 / 9780801408373 Hardcover Very Good+ in Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Light shelfwear to book. Gift inscription to ffep to R. E. Fantham. DJ has some tears and chipping. DJ a bit tatty. ; Cornell Studies in Classical Philology ; V. 39; 379 pages; This study of the Roman poet Lucan (A. D. 39-65) treats the merits and meaning of Pharsalia, Lucan's epic and his only surviving work. ; Signed by Author 
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14 Ahlheid, Frans QUINTILIAN The Preface to Book VIII and the Comparable Passages in the Institutio Oratoria
B.R. Grüner Publishing Company 1983 9060322401 / 9789060322406 Softcover Very Good+ 
Faint crease to 1 corner of wraps. Very minor shelfwear. ; 214 pages 
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Latomus 2012 2870312776 / 9782870312773 Softcover Fine 
Among the stories surrounding the legendary foundation of the city of Rome by the twins, Romulus and Remus, previous scholarly attention has focused primarily on one scene – the depiction of the she-wolf nursing the twins following their miraculous salvation from the floodwaters of the Tiber. This book examines another event in the cycle, the conception of the twins, in which the Vestal Virgin, Rhea Silvia, is visited in her sleep and raped by the god Mars. Some fifty-one examples of the encounter of Mars and Rhea Silvia are analyzed, drawn from coins, relief sculpture, gems, wall painting, mosaics, and pottery, covering a time frame from the motif’s origin in the early 1st century B. C. To its disappearance in the late 4th century A. D. An analysis of the scene's iconographical evolution and its documented periods of popularity, both in the public and private sphere, are associated with contemporary trends in Roman literature, religion, and art. This monograph on the representation of Mars and Rhea Silvia is not simply a self-contained study of a single motif over a specific time frame. Within the realm of Roman art, the book discusses larger issues concerning the relationship between art, myth and religion, and political propaganda, drawing from methodologies of appropriation (Kopienkritik) , word and image, semiotics, and memory culture. As such, the book constitutes a case study whose conclusions may serve as guidelines for the study of Roman art in general. ; Collection Latomus Volume 336; 241 pages 
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16 Albius Tibullus & Lenz, Fridericus Waltharius (Ed. ) ALBII TIBULLI (ALBIUS TIBULLUS) Aliorumque Carminum Libri Tres
E. J. Brill 1959 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Ex-library copy with call numbers attached to spine. No other library markings in text. Former classics professor stamp on front end-paper. Else VG. ; 8vo; 168 pages 
Price: 23.00 USD
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17 Albius Tibullus & Lenz, Fridericus Waltharius (Ed. ) ALBII TIBULLI (ALBIUS TIBULLUS) Aliorumque Carminum Libri Tres
E. J. Brill 1959 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Scholar's bookplate to inner cover (G. P. Goold). Spine and part of front board sunned. Small chip to cloth along upper edge. ; 8vo; 168 pages 
Price: 28.00 USD
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18 Albrecht, Michael V. & Ernst Zinn (Hrsg. ) OVID
Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 1972 3534034201 / 9783534034208 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Light soiling to boards and rear inner cover. Minor shelfwear. Scholar's name to ffep (R. E. Fantham). ; Wege Der Forschung 92 (XCII) ; 546 pages 
Price: 24.00 USD
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19 Albrecht, Michael V. & Ernst Zinn (Hrsg. ) OVID
Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 1970 3534034201 / 9783534034208 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Minor shelfwear. Former owner's name on ffep. Plastic sleeve over boards. ; Wege Der Forschung 92 (XCII) ; 546 pages 
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20 Alessio, Maria STUDIES IN VERGIL Aeneid Eleven: an Allegorical Approach
Montfort & Villeroy 1994 2920960229 / 9782920960220 Softcover Very Good 
Mild Creasing to back cover. Corners of book are bumped. Former classics scholar's large bookplate on inner cover (John H. Betts) ; 257 pages 
Price: 75.00 USD
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