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Roman Verse Satire: Lucilius to Juvenal: A Selection with an Introduction, Text, Translations, and Notes

Satura quidem tota nostra est Satire is altogether ours was the claim of the Roman Quintilian, the first century C.E. commentator on rhetorical and literary matters, for the literary world had not previously seen the likes of satire. Not for the faint of heart, satire is characterized by its wide-ranging themes, its tone that is sometimes humorous and distinctively biting, and its undeniable perspicacity. As an antidote to life's frustrations and human foibles, satire is the undisputed queen of genres.


Servius' Commentary on Book Four of Vergil's Aeneid: An Annotated Translation

Servius' Commentary is important not only as a rich source of information on Virgil's masterpiece but also for its countless gems about Roman life and literature. Its value has remained unquestioned.


Teach the Latin, I Pray You

Distler's classic book offers concrete advice on the best way to teach Latin morphology, grammar, vocabulary, and reading comprehension, as well as how to fashion effective reviews. Distler provides excellent techniques and lists resources, and discusses educational theory.


The Plays of Hrotswitha of Gandersheim: Bilingual Edition

Called by Renaissance humanist Conrad Celtes "the German Sappho," Hrotswitha (ca. 935–1000) was a prolific author who wrote eight legends in verse, two historical epics, and six plays in rhythmic prose. This bilingual edition contains the complete Latin text with facing English translation of her six plays, Gallicanus, Dulcitius, Callimachus, Abraham, Paphnutius, and Sapientia. The Latin text, from the 2001 Teubner edition of Hrotswitha's works, appears with a facing English translation. The translations are adaptations for the stage, and include stage directions, which have been added in order to facilitate reading and performance. Students, historians, and lovers of drama will find much to enjoy.


The Reckless Heart: Meleager and Atalanta

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