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Cultura e filologia di Angelo Poliziano : traduzioni e commenti : atti del convegno di studi, Firenze 27-29 novembre 2014
a cura di Paolo Viti
Firenze : Leo S. Olschki editore, MMXVI (2016)
Baker Berry PA8565 .C85 2016

Family in Flavian epic
edited by Nikoletta Manioti
Leiden ; Brill, 2016
Family in Flavian Epic' examines the treatment of family bonds in Valerius Flaccus' 'Argonautica', Statius' 'Thebaid' and 'Achilleid', and Silius Italicus' 'Punica'. The eleven contributions consider the representation of epic parents, children, siblings, and spouses, and their interaction with each other, demonstrating the Flavian poets' engagement with their epic, and more generally literary, tradition. At the same time, Roman attitudes towards the family and Flavian concerns especially related to dynastic harmony and civil war also characterise both historical and mythological members of Flavian epic families.
Baker Berry PA6050 .F36 2016

Sophocles, Antigone
Cairns, Douglas L., author
London : Bloomsbury Academic, 2016
From myth to plot -- Tragedy and sympathy -- Progress and pessimism -- Love and death -- Reception.
Baker Berry PA4413.A7 C35 2016

The Hellenica Oxyrhynchia and historiography : new research perspectives
Occhipinti, Egidia, author
Leiden ; Brill, [2016]
The HO in the view of modern scholars -- Part 1 -- The work and the reader -- Spartan motivations : the HO and Xenophon -- Diodorus, the HO and Xenophon : a reassessment -- Part 2 -- The HO and Athenian Polypragmosyne -- Terra Marique -- Historiography and hegemony -- Historical causation -- "Moralism" in historiography -- Appendix 1: A new supplement for lines 31-32 of the Theramenes Papyrus (P. Mich. 5982) -- Appendix 2: History, oratory and their audiences -- Appendix 3: Diodorus and Rome -- Appendix 4: Translations -- Index of names -- Thematic index.

"This book involves a new historiographical study of the Hellenica Oxyrhynchia that defines its relationship with fifth- and fourth-century historical works as well as its role as a source of Diodorus' Bibliotheke. The traditional and common approach taken by those who studied the HO is primarily historical: scholars have focused on particular, often isolated, topics such as the question of the authorship, the historical perspective of the HO against other Hellenica from the 4th century BC. This book is unconventional in that it offers a study of the HO and fifth- and fourth-century historical works supported by papyrological enquiries and literary strategies, such as intertextuality and narratology, which will undoubtedly contribute to the progress of research in ancient historiography"--Provided by publisher.
Baker Berry PA3998.H233 O33 2016

An anthology of informal Latin, 200 BC-AD 900 : fifty texts with translations and linguistic commentary
compiled and translated by J. N. Adams
Cambridge, United Kingdom : Cambridge University Press, 2016
Ennius: Euhemerus iii (Vahlen) -- Plautus Miles gloriosus 5-27 -- Plautus Miles gloriosus 416-35 -- Cato De agricultura 33.5-35 -- Cato: De agricultura 157.3-7 -- One of the Johns Hopkins defixiones ('Plotius'), of rRepublican date (c. 100 BC?) -- Rhetorica ad Herennium 4.14: a specimen of the 'simple style' -- Rhetorica ad Herennium 4.16: a 'debased' variant of the 'simple style' -- Letter of Marcus Caelius Rufus to Cicero (Fam. 8.15.1-2) -- Some jokes recorded by Cicero, Quintilian and Macrobius, mainly of republican date -- Vitruvius on the larch (2.9.14-16) -- From a letter of Augustus (Suetonius Aug. 76.2) -- Soldier's letter of the late first century BC (Augustan period) from Qasr Ibrim Egypt (P Rainer Cent. 164, CEL 9) -- Letter from Oxyrhynchus, possibly of Augustan date (Brown 1970, P. Oxy. xliv.3208) -- Legal document from the archive of the Sulpicii (TPSulp. 51: Camodeca 1999), dated June AD 37 at Puteoli -- Sexual verses from Pompeii (CIL iv.2360, 4008, 8229) -- Passage from a letter of Seneca (12.1-3) -- Freedman's speech from the Satyrica of Petronius (37.1-38.2) -- Curse tablet from the sanctuary of Isis and Mater Magna at Mainz (Blansdorf 2010a: 173-5, text no. 8), of the second half of the first century AD -- Letter from the Myos Hormos Road (Egypt), end of first century/first quarter of second -- (Cuvigny 2003: ii.409, m689) -- Letter of Claudia Severa from Vindolanda (Tab. Vindol. 292), of the early second century -- Letter of Claudius Terentianus (P. Mich. viii.471, CEL 146), of the early second century -- Letter from Mons Claudianus (Egypt), of the second century (O. Claud. 367) -- Another letter from the Myos Hormos Road (Egypt), of the period of Hadrian (Cuvigny -- Ii.405, m1107) -- Surveyor's inscription from Algeria (CIL viii.2728 = 18122 = ILS 5795) -- Commemorating the construction of an aqueduct, c. 153 -- Soldier's letter from Wadi Fawakhir (Egypt), possibly of the second century (O. Faw. 2 -- CPL 304, CEL 74) -- Passio sanctarum Perpetuae et Felicitatis 10, of the early third century -- The Magerius mosaic (third century) -- Pelagonius Aars ueterinaria 34 (fourth century) -- Parts of Pelagonius Ars ueterinaria 404, from two different manuscripts -- Letter of Publicola to Augustine (Aug. Epist. 46, CSEL 34) -- Curse tablet from London Bridge (Hassall and Tomlin 1987: 360-1 no. 1) -- Curse tablet from the Hamble Estuary, Hampshire (Tomlin 1997: 455 no. 1) -- Curse tablet from Uley, Gloucestershire (Hassall and Tomlin 1996: 440 no. 1) -- Another curse tablet from Uley, Gloucestershire (Hassall and Tomlin 1992: 311 no. 5) -- Curse tablet from Ratcliffe-on-Soar, Nottinghamshire (Hassall and Tomlin 1993: 312 -- No. 2) -- Curse tablet from Leicester (Tomlin 2008, 2009: 327 no. 21) -- Gospel of John (6.51-69) from the Vetus Latina (Codex Palatinus, e), and the corresponding passage from the Vulgate -- Patrick Confessio 42-3 (fifth century) -- Patrick Confessio 48-9 -- From one of the Albertini tablets (Tablettes Albertini xiv.1-9), of the late fifth century -- Two versions of a passage from the Physica Plinii -- Two versions of Historia Apollonii Regis Tyri 40.1-15 -- Itinerarium Antonini Placentini 36-7, with different versions -- Passage from the Dialogues of Gregory the Great (1.2.2-3) -- Visigothic slate tablet (Velazquez Soriano 2004, 40.ii), of the first half of the seventh century -- Passage from the Vita sanctae Euphrosynae -- Selected passages from the Annales regni Francorum, in two versions -- A description of the basilica of Saint-Denis of 799 -- A tenth-century treatise on falcon medicine from northern Italy -- Final conclusions.

"Fifty Texts with Translations and Linguistic Commentary. This book contains over fifty passages of Latin from 200 BC to AD 900, each with translation and linguistic commentary. It is not intended as an elementary reader (though suitable for university courses), but as an illustrative history of Latin covering more than a millennium, with almost every century represented."--
Baker Berry PA2095 .A625 2016

Elektra
Sophocles, author
Berlin : De Gruyter [2016]
Baker Berry PA4415.G52 E5 2016

Exemplary reading : printed Renaissance commentaries on Valerius Maximus (1470-1600)
Crab, Marijke, author
Z├╝rich : Lit, [2015]
Baker Berry PA6791.V7 C73 2015

Flavian Epic
edited by Antony Augoustakis
Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2016
The epics of the three Flavian poets-Silius Italicus, Statius, and Valerius Flaccus-have, in recent times, attracted the attention of scholars, who have re-evaluated the particular merits of Flavian poetry as far more than imitation of the traditional norms and patterns. Drawn from sixty years of scholarship, this edited collection is the first volume to collate the most influential modern academic writings on Flavian epic poetry, revised and updated to provide both scholars and students alike with a broad yet comprehensive overview of the field. A wide range of topics receive coverage, and analysis and interpretation of individual poems are integrated throughout. The plurality of the critical voices included in the volume presents a much-needed variety of approaches, which are used to tackle questions of intertextuality, gender, poetics, and the social and political context of the period. In doing so, the volume demonstrates that by engaging in a complex and challenging intertextual dialogue with their literary predecessors, the innovative epics of the Flavian poets respond to contemporary needs, expressing overt praise, or covert anxiety, towards imperial rule and the empire.
Baker Berry PA6054 .F53 2016

The mimiambs of Herodas
Herodas, author
London ; Bloomsbury Academic, 2016
Baker Berry PA4008.H2 E5 2016

The plays of Aeschylus
Garvie, A. F., author
London ; Bloomsbury Academic, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2016
Persians -- Against Thebes -- Suppliants -- The Oresteia: (I) Agamemnon -- The Oresteia: (II) libation bearers -- The Oresteia: (III) Eumenides -- Prometheus bound.
Baker Berry PA3829 .G37 2016

Aeneid 5 : text, translation and commentary
Virgil, author
Leiden ; Brill, 2015
Virgil's Aeneid 5 has long been among the more neglected sections of the poet's epic of Augustan Rome. Book 5 opens the second movement of the poem, the middle section of the Aeneid that sees the Trojans poised between the old world of Phrygia and the new destiny in Italy. The present volume fills a significant gap in Virgilian studies by offering the first full-scale commentary in any language on this key book in the explication of the poet's grand consideration of the meaning of Trojan versus Roman identity. A new critical text (based on first hand examination of the manuscripts) is accompanied by a prose translation and detailed commentary. The notes provide in depth analysis of literary, historical, and lexical matters; the introduction situates Book 5 both in the context of the epic and the larger tradition of heroic poetry.
Baker Berry PA6807.A5 F73 2015

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