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Tonight They All Dance: 92 Latin & English Haiku

Elegant simplicity: Haiku in Latin, with English translation. Tonight They All Dance can serve as a primer to the composition of Latin verse and, as such, can lend students and scholars alike insight into the intricacies and joys of writing poetry in a non-native language. Haiku, with its short form and engaging content, is the ideal instrument for a first exploration of Latin poetic composition. By modeling the composition of Latin haiku and translating both the substance and the form into English haiku, students will begin to understand the challenges of accurate and beautiful translation. It is only through such intimate experience that a true sense of Latin verse can be gained.

Vergil's Aeneid: Books I-VI With Introduction, Notes, Vocabulary, and Grammatical Appendix
This is the book that revolutionized Latin textbooks, with its student-friendly format of vocabulary and notes on the same page as the Latin text, and unique pull-out vocabulary of most-often repeated words.
Quomodo Invidiosulus nomine GRINCHUS Christi natalem Abrogaverit: How the Grinch Stole Christmas in Latin

Quomodo Invidiosulus nomine GRINCHUS Christi natalem Abrogaverit (The Latin version of How the Grinch Stole Christmas) features Dr. Seuss' original artwork and a translation that echoes the love of word play and the rhythmic narrative of the world's best-selling author of children's books. Jennifer Morrish Tunberg and Terence O. Tunberg recreate the enchanting poetry of the English original.

Why Vergil?: A Collection of Interpretations

We lack automatic and simple answers to the question "Why Vergil?" — or many similar questions for that matter: why literature, why art, especially why old literature — and at that — why literature in an old language? Yet even after 2,000 years, the voice of Vergil still resonates with the universal human cry.

—From the Introduction

Res Gestae Divi Augusti

This unadapted Latin text of the emperor Augustus' autobiography is designed to allow the intermediate/advanced student at the high school or college level to read Latin rapidly, without having constantly to consult a dictionary or grammar. The facing vocabulary and comprehensive grammar notes facilitate a rapid read. The Res Gestae reveals as much about Augustus and his accomplishments through what it omits as what it contains. This primary document allows students rare access to non-literary historical Latin, to the most impressive of all Latin inscriptions: the Res Gestae of Rome's first emperor, his accomplishments as he sought to have them presented.

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.

Veritatis Amicitiaeque Causa: Essays in Honor of Anna Lydia Motto and John R. Clark

This collection of essays is a tribute to two respected scholars of classical antiquity whose contributions were many and distinguished. The subject matter runs the gamut of classical studies, ranging from the fifth century BCE to Late Antiquity.

Why Horace? : A Collection of Interpretations
Why Horace? William Anderson in his introduction offers compelling reasons, echoed by the interpretative essays chosen for this volume.

Oedipus of Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Rutenberg's adaptation of Seneca's Oedipus is the first translation of this Roman tragedy to interpolate excerpts from Seneca's moral philosophies into the text. This juxtaposition of Seneca's calm, rational thought with the passionate, highly theatrical language of his play creates an exciting synergy of powerful emotional and intellectual appeal. Seneca believes that human beings live at the whim of blind chance or divine will. He is interested in how we face a tragedy not of our own making, how we respond to something beyond our control. His central tenet is that we must try to accept suffering with dignity, grace, and mercy. This philosophy is as relevant today, in a world filled with repeated horrors against innocents, as it was in ancient times.

Asclepiades of Samos and Leonidas of Tarentum : The Poems

Asclepiades of Samos and Leonidas of Tarentum set the course that later Greek epigrammatists would follow in their choice of subject matter. To Asclepiades, the epigram was a vehicle for personal feeling; in the hands of Leonidas the field was broader, dwelling often on the suffering that attends the poor and destitute.

World Dictionary of Foreign Expressions : A Resource for Readers and Writers

The World Dictionary of Foreign Expressions is an excellent resource for those who encounter the foreign words and phrases that permeate spoken and written English and seek a fuller understanding of them. It contains abbreviations, single words, and phrases from a wealth of languages including: Afrikaans, Arabic, Aramaic, Chinese, Dutch, French, Greek, German, Italian, Hawaiian, Hebrew, Hindi, Inuit, Japanese, Latin, Persian, Portuguese, Provencal, Russian, Sanskrit, Spanish, Turkish, and Yiddish.

Rome and Her Monuments: Essays on the City and Literature of Rome in Honor of Katherine A. Geffcken

This collection of essays on classical Rome and its physical and literary legacy — by a distinguished group of philologists, art historians, and archaeologists — pays tribute to the career of Professor Katherine Allston Geffcken.

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