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Gilgamesh: A Reader
 

Gilgamesh: A Reader provides 25 interpretive essays on the epic that stands at the dawn of literature. This collection is designed to enrich the reader's background with selections from experts on Near Eastern literature; to draw connections between Gilgamesh and other literature with interdisciplinary selections; to enliven interest in the world's oldest epic; and to stimulate thought and discussion. Influences of Gilgamesh on later literature, philological and literary studies since 1982, and Gilgamesh from other perspectives are the three broad areas covered.

 
 
Gilgamesh: A Reader
 

Gilgamesh: A Reader provides 25 interpretive essays on the epic that stands at the dawn of literature. This collection is designed to enrich the reader's background with selections from experts on Near Eastern literature; to draw connections between Gilgamesh and other literature with interdisciplinary selections; to enliven interest in the world's oldest epic; and to stimulate thought and discussion. Influences of Gilgamesh on later literature, philological and literary studies since 1982, and Gilgamesh from other perspectives are the three broad areas covered.

 
 
Graphic Latin Grammar Cards
 
These reference cards contain paradigms of regular, irregular, and deponent verbs, nouns, adjectives, pronouns, and numerals; plus charts of prepositions and adverbs; and a guide to syntax of cases and syntax of nouns - all in an easily readable and highly durable format.
 
 
Greek and Latin in English Today
 

Shaping the content of a college-level vocabulary-building course is never easy. This is especially the case when the students enrolled are likely to be pursuing a great range of academic majors from medicine to law, from literature to geology, from psychology to mathematics.

 
 
A Greek Reader for Schools
 

Reprinted by arrangement with Oxford University Press, this reader is a perfect vehicle for students transitioning from a grammar text to reading adapted Greek. The selections are chosen for their accessibility and facility to encourage a quick reading. Excerpts from Aesop to Plato strengthen reading and translations skills while introducing the intermediate student to key works from the classical Greek canon.

 
 
Guide to the Aqueducts of Ancient Rome
 

Aicher's work is a unique fusion of tour guide and archaelogical handbook, allowing the reader to view the Eternal City from the vantage point of an unmistakable yet overlooked feature of its topography.

 
 
Guide to the Aqueducts of Ancient Rome
 

Aicher's work is a unique fusion of tour guide and archaelogical handbook, allowing the reader to view the Eternal City from the vantage point of an unmistakable yet overlooked feature of its topography.

 
 
A Handbook of Greek Literature: From Homer to the Age of Lucian
 
Rose's Handbook is a brief, accurate account of Greek literature from Homer to Lucian , written in continuous narrative, complete in itself and assuming no previous acquaintance with Greek writings.
 
 
A Handbook of Latin Literature: From the Earliest Times to the Death of St. Augustine
 

This edition provides complete analyses of all known major works of Latin literature, setting them in their historical context and alongside their contemporaries, rating their relative importance in their own time and in later periods, and exploring their influence on subsequent literatures and Western civilization.

 
 
Horace: In His Odes
 

Latin texts covered are: Horace, Odes 1.3, 5, 9, 10, 11, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 34, 37; Odes 2.3, 6, 7, 10, 14; Odes3.2, 5, 6, 8, 9, 13, 14, 18, 21, 25, 26, 30; Odes 4.1, 5, 7, 15.

 
 
The Plays of Hrotswitha of Gandersheim
 

Called by Renaissance humanist Conrad Celtes "the German Sappho," Hrotswtha (ca. 935-1000) was a prolific author who wrote eight legends in verse, two historical epics, and six plays in rhymed prose. A corrected reprint of the 1979 New York University Press edition, this book contains translations of Gallicanus, Dulcitius, Callimachus, Abraham, Paphnutius, and Sapientia.

 
 
The Interpretation of Dreams & Portents in Antiquity
 

Humankind's awesome fascination with dreams and the occult is ageless. Between the covers of The Interpretation of Dreams and Portents in Antiquity, readers will find some of the earliest examples of this fascination.

 
 
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