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Now in its third edition, The Student’s Catullus makes Catullus’s famous poems more accessible than ever to students of the Latin language. This book includes an introduction, English commentary, Latin-English Catullan vocabulary, and other aids to help students read and understand the works of this important author. $26.95 Paper · 978-0-8061-3635-6 · 256 pages

Selections from Herodotus Edited by Amy L. Barbour The writings of Herodotus—historian, observer, and delightful storyteller—have long been favorites among teachers and students of the Greek language. Barbour has included as many of the incidental stories.

Horace Epodes and Odes, A New Annotated Latin Edition By Daniel H. Garrison


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This fully annotated Latin edition of Horace’s Epodes, Odes, and Carmen Saeculare is the first comprehensive English commentary on these works since 1903. Garrison offers help with meter, vocabulary, and difficult points of grammar. $26.95 Paper · 978-0-8061-3057-6 · 398 pages

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This superbly illustrated volume traces the evolution of the art of warfare in the Greek and Roman worlds between 1600 b.c. and a.d. 800, from the rise of Mycenaean civilization to the fall of Ravenna and the collapse of the Western Roman Empire.

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“Unique to this work are the Comments, interspersed at regular intervals, on the names of divinities, the movement of the plot, other versions of the myths. . . .These notes should reduce the frustrations of teaching Hesiod in translation and invite students to appreciate the richness of detail in [Hesiod’s] poetry.”—Classical Outlook

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This revised edition adds concise sections on grammar that will help immensely the student who has not learned Latin grammar. With a judicious hand, Wright has removed some extraneous commentary on the Iliad, but the essence of Pharr’s text—which has stood the test of time—has been left untouched.

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In the forty years since it was first compiled, Richard John Cunliffe’s A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect is unmatched wherever English-speaking scholars and students pursue the Homeric epics in the original form.

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In Xenophon’s Anabasis, Joseph William Hewitt and Maurice W. Mather present a clearly written historical and literary introduction to the life of Xenophon.

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First published in 1903, Selections from Homer’s Iliad has become a classic Greek textbook. Benner presents selections from twelve books of the Iliad in both Greek and English, as well as short summaries to aid the student in gaining a comprehensive view of the Iliad as a work of literature and art.

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New and Recent Releases Attic Nights of Aulus Gellius An Intermediate Reader and Grammar Review By P. L. Chambers The second year of Latin instruction can be the most difficult for student and teacher alike. These problems have been overcome by P. L. Chambers with the help of one ancient Roman. A classroom-tested book, The Attic Nights of Aulus Gellius will motivate second-year students to continue their course of study while providing a much-needed alternative for Latin instructors seeking accessible textbooks for their students $19.95 Paper · 978-0-8061-3993-7 · 128 pages Teacher Answer Key · Free with adoption

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Roman contributions to political theory have been acknowledged primarily in the province of law and administration. Even with a growing interest among classicists in Roman political thought, most political theorists view it as merely derivative of Greek philosophy. Focusing on the works of key Roman thinkers, Dean Hammer recasts the legacy of their political thought, examining their imaginative vision of a vulnerable political world and the relationship of the individual to this realm.

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A classic of Western literature for three millennia, Homer’s Iliad captivates modern readers—as it did ancient listeners—with its tale of gods and warriors at the siege of Troy. Now Herbert Jordan’s line-for-line translation brilliantly renders the original Greek into English blank verse—the poetic form most closely resembling our spoken language.

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UnivERsity oF okL AHoMA PREss First published in 1903, Selections from Homer’s Iliad has become a classic greek textbook. Benner presents se...