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Biblical Epics in Late Antiquity and Anglo-Saxon England: Divina in Laude Voluntas
Biblical Epics in Late Antiquity and Anglo-Saxon England: Divina in Laude Voluntas
By Patrick McBrine

Biblical Epics in Late Antiquity and Anglo-Saxon England provides an accessible introduction to biblical epic poetry.

Published Jun 2017
Score One for the Dancing Girl, and Other Selections from the Kimun ch'onghwa: A Story Collection from Nineteenth-century Korea
Score One for the Dancing Girl, and Other Selections from the Kimun ch'onghwa: A Story Collection from Nineteenth-century Korea
Translated by James Scarth Gale
Edited by Ross King and Si Nae Park.
Annotations by Donguk Kim

Score One for the Dancing Girl presents more than a hundred stories from an early-nineteenth-century collection of yadam stories, the Kimun ch’onghwa (“Compendium of Records of Hearsay”).

Published Oct 2016
Roman Literary Cultures: Domestic Politics, Revolutionary Poetics, Civic Spectacle
Roman Literary Cultures: Domestic Politics, Revolutionary Poetics, Civic Spectacle
Edited by Alison Keith and Jonathan Edmondson

Drawing on the historicizing turn in Latin literary scholarship, Roman Literary Cultures combines new critical methods with traditional analysis across four hundred years of Latin literature.

Published May 2016
Adages IV iii 1 to V ii 51
Adages IV iii 1 to V ii 51

By Desiderius Erasmus

Edited by John N. Grant

Translated and edited by John N. Grant and Betty I. Knott

This sixth volume devoted to the Adages completes the translation and annotation of the more than 4000 proverbs Erasmus gathered and commented on. It is a fully annotated, accurate, and readable English version of Erasmus' commentaries on these Greek and Latin proverbs.

Published May 2016
Xenophanes of Colophon: Fragments
Xenophanes of Colophon: Fragments
By James Lesher

In this book, James Lesher presents the Greek texts of all the surviving fragments of Xenophanes' teachings, with an original English translation on facing pages, along with detailed notes and commentaries and a series of essays on the philosophical questions generated by Xenophanes' remarks.

Published Feb 2015
Thalia Delighting in Song: Essays on Ancient Greek Poetry
Thalia Delighting in Song: Essays on Ancient Greek Poetry
Emmet I. Robbins
Edited by Bonnie MacLachlan

Thalia Delighting in Song ensures that the next generation of Classicists will continue to benefit from the insights of one of the foremost scholars in the field.

Published Mar 2013
The Criticism of Didactic Poetry: Essays on Lucretius, Virgil, and Ovid
The Criticism of Didactic Poetry: Essays on Lucretius, Virgil, and Ovid
By Alexander Dalzell

Dalzell presents three of the major didactic poems in the classical canon, the De rerum natura of Lucretius, the Georgics of Virgil, and the Ars amatoria of Ovid, and considers what tools are available for their understanding.

Published Nov 2011
Epigraphy and the Greek Historian
Epigraphy and the Greek Historian
Edited by Craig Cooper

Epigraphy and the Greek Historian is a comprehensive examination of epigraphy and a timely resource for students and scholars involved in the study of ancient history.

Published Dec 2008
Xenophanes of Colophon: Fragments
Xenophanes of Colophon: Fragments
By James Lesher

In this book, James Lesher presents the Greek texts of all the surviving fragments of Xenophanes' teachings, with an original English translation on facing pages, along with detailed notes and commentaries and a series of essays on the philosophical questions generated by Xenophanes' remarks.

Published Nov 2001
The Poem of Empedocles: A text and translation with a commentary
The Poem of Empedocles: A text and translation with a commentary
By Brad Inwood

This revised edition of The Poem of Empedocles (1992) integrates substantial new material from a recently discovered papyrus containing evidence of over seventy lines or part lines of poetry, of which more than fifty are both new and usable.

Published Jan 2001