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Prolegomena to the Adages: Adagiorum Collectanea, Indexes to Erasmus Adages
Prolegomena to the Adages: Adagiorum Collectanea, Indexes to Erasmus’ Adages
By Desiderius Erasmus
Translated by John N. Grant
Indexes by William Barker

The essay that begins this introductory volume to the Adages explores the development of the Collectanea and its transformation into the Adagiorum chiliades.

Published Aug 2017
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
Latinity and Identity in Anglo-Saxon Literature
Latinity and Identity in Anglo-Saxon Literature
Edited by Rebecca Stephenson and Emily V. Thornbury

In this groundbreaking collection, ten leading scholars explore the intersections between identity and Latin language and literature in Anglo-Saxon England.

Published Aug 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
Paraphrase on Luke 1 to 10
Paraphrase on Luke 1 to 10
By Desiderius Erasmus, Translated and Annotated by Jane E. Phillips

Paraphrase on Luke 1–10 contains the first half of Erasmus’s Paraphrase on Luke the second half of which appeared in this series in 2003 – and completes the set of translations of the Paraphrasesinto English.

Published Mar 2016
Homer and the Question of Strife from Erasmus to Hobbes
Homer and the Question of Strife from Erasmus to Hobbes
By Jessica Wolfe

Wolfe’s transnational and multilingual study is a landmark work in the study of classical reception that has a great deal to offer to anyone examining the literary, political, and intellectual life of early modern Europe.

Published Aug 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
Apuleius and Antonine Rome: Historical Essays
Apuleius and Antonine Rome: Historical Essays
by Keith Bradley
Apuleius and Antonine Rome effectively illustrates how socio-cultural history can be recovered from works of literature.

Published Apr 2012
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
Anaxagoras of Clazomenae: Fragments and Testomonia
Anaxagoras of Clazomenae: Fragments and Testomonia
A Text and Translation with Notes and Essays by Patricia Curd

This is a much-needed and highly anticipated examination of Anaxagoras of Clazomenae, one of the forerunners of Greek philosophical and scientific thought.

Published Jul 2010