By James B Greenough, J. H. Allen, G. L. Kittredge, A. A. Howard, Benj. L. D'Ooge
This sourcebook's three-part remedy starts off with phrases and types, masking elements of speech, declensions, and conjugations. the second one half, syntax, explores instances, moods, and tenses. The concluding part bargains details on archaic usages, Latin verse, and prose composition, between different matters. wide appendixes function a thesaurus of phrases and indexes. scholars of background, faith, and literature will locate lasting price during this modestly priced variation of a vintage consultant to Latin.
By Pliny, W. H. S. Jones
Pliny the Elder, tireless researcher and author, is writer of the encyclopedic usual background, in 37 books, an unequalled compendium of Roman wisdom. The contents of the books are as follows. booklet 1: desk of contents of the others and of professionals; 2: mathematical and metrological survey of the universe; 3-6: geography and ethnography of the recognized global; 7: anthropology and the body structure of guy; 8-11: zoology; 12-19: botany, agriculture, and horticulture; 20-27: plant items as utilized in drugs; 28-32: clinical zoology; 33-37: minerals (and medicine), the positive arts, and gem stones. The Loeb Classical Library version of typical historical past is in ten volumes.
By Elton T. E. Barker
This ebook investigates the most attribute and admired beneficial properties of historic Greek literature - the scene of discussion or agon, within which with various levels of ritual characters sq. as much as one another and interact in a competition of phrases. Drawing on six case reviews of other sorts of narrative - epic, historiography and tragedy - and authors as diversified as Homer, Herodotus, Thucydides, Sophocles and Euripides, this wide-ranging research analyses every one instance of dialogue in its context in accordance with a collection of interrelated questions: who debates, whilst, why, and with what results? in line with the altering representations of discussion throughout and inside of varied genres, it exhibits the significance of discussion to those key canonical genres and, in flip, the function of literature within the development of a citizen physique during the exploration, replica and administration of dissent from authority.
By Victor Bers
This can be the 6th quantity within the Oratory of Classical Greece. This sequence provides the entire surviving speeches from the past due 5th and fourth centuries BC in new translations ready through classical students who're on the vanguard of the self-discipline. those translations are specifically designed for the desires and pursuits of brand new undergraduates, Greekless students in different disciplines, and most of the people. Classical oratory is a useful source for the learn of historic Greek lifestyles and tradition. The speeches provide proof on Greek ethical perspectives, social and monetary stipulations, political and social ideology, legislations and felony approach, and different facets of Athenian tradition which were principally neglected: girls and kinfolk lifestyles, slavery, and faith, to call quite a few. Demosthenes is thought of as the best orator of classical antiquity; certainly, his very eminence will be chargeable for the inclusion below his identify of a couple of speeches he possibly didn't write. This quantity comprises 4 speeches which are most likely the paintings of Apollodorus, who's known as "the 11th Attic Orator." despite their authorship, in spite of the fact that, this set of ten legislation courtroom speeches provides a bright experience of private and non-private existence in fourth-century BC Athens. They inform of the friendships and quarrels of rural acquaintances, of younger males joined in raucous, deliberately stunning habit, of households enduring nice poverty, and of the problematic involvement of prostitutes within the lives of electorate. additionally they take care of the outfitting of warships, the grain alternate, demanding situations to citizenship, and regulations at the civic position of fellows in debt to the kingdom.
By Stuart McWilliams
Anglo-Saxon literature and tradition, and their next appropriations, unite the essays accumulated right here. they give clean and interesting views on a number of concerns, from gender to faith and the afterlives of outdated English texts, from reconsiderations of missed works to reflections at the position of Anglo-Saxon within the school room. As is acceptable, they draw particularly on Hugh Magennis' personal pursuits in hagiography and problems with neighborhood and reception Taken jointly, they supply a "state of the self-discipline" account of the current, and destiny, of Anglo-Saxon reviews. the quantity additionally contains contributions from the major Irish poets Ciaran Carson and Medbh McGuckian.
By Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Lucius Annaeus Seneca (4 BCE–65 CE) used to be a Roman Stoic thinker, dramatist, statesman, and adviser to the emperor Nero, all through the Silver Age of Latin literature. the entire Works of Lucius Annaeus Seneca is a clean and compelling sequence of latest English-language translations of his works in 8 obtainable volumes. Edited by means of world-renowned classicists Elizabeth Asmis, Shadi Bartsch, and Martha C. Nussbaum, this attractive assortment restores Seneca—whose works were hugely praised by way of glossy authors from Desiderius Erasmus to Ralph Waldo Emerson—to his rightful position one of the classical writers most generally studied within the humanities.
Anger, Mercy, Revenge comprises 3 key writings: the ethical essays On Anger and On Clemency—which have been penned as suggestion for the then younger emperor, Nero—and the Apocolocyntosis, a super satire lampooning the top of the reign of Claudius. good friend and educate, in addition to thinker, Seneca welcomed the age of Nero in tones alternately severe, poetic, and comic—making Anger, Mercy, Revenge a piece simply as complex, astute, and bold as its author.
By Demosthenes, A. T. Murray
Demosthenes (384–322 BCE), orator at Athens, used to be a pleader in legislation courts who later grew to become additionally a statesman, champion of the prior greatness of his urban and the current resistance of Greece to the increase of Philip of Macedon to supremacy. We own by way of him political speeches and law-court speeches composed for events in deepest circumstances and political circumstances. His early acceptance because the better of Greek orators rests on his steadfastness of goal, his sincerity, his transparent and smelly argument, and his critical keep an eye on of language. In his legislation instances he's the suggest, in his political speeches a castigator now not of his competitors yet in their politics. Demosthenes supplies us brilliant photos of private and non-private lifetime of his time. The Loeb Classical Library version of Demosthenes is in seven volumes.
Download e-book for kindle: The Portable Chaucer, Revised Edition (Portable Library) by Geoffrey Chaucer
By Geoffrey Chaucer
DESCRIPTION OF publication: includes THE CANTERBURY stories AND THEFIVE BOOKS OF TROILUS AND CRESSIDA, AND HAS BEEN multiplied to incorporate better parts OF THE ebook OF THE DUCHESS AND THE BIRDS' PARLIAMENT, in addition ASTHE brief POEM "NOBILITY".
By David N. Sedley
This e-book experiences the constitution and origins of De Rerum Natura (On the character of things), the nice first-century BC poem by way of Lucretius. via displaying how he labored from the literary version set by means of the Greek poet Empedocles yet lower than the philosophical thought of the Greek thinker Epicurus, the e-book seeks to represent Lucretius' distinctive poetic achivement. it's addressed to these either in Latin poetry and in old Greek and Roman philosophy.
By Choricius, Robert J. Penella, Eugenio Amato, Malcolm Heath, George A. Kennedy, Terry L. Papillon, William R. Reader, D. A. Russell, Simon Swain
The 1st translation, produced via a group of 8 students, of the Declamations and initial Talks of the sixth-century sophist Choricius of Gaza. Declamations, deliberative or judicial orations on fictitious subject matters, have been the basic complicated routines of the rhetorical colleges of the Roman Empire, of curiosity additionally to audiences outdoor the colleges. a few of Choricius' declamations are on known issues (e.g. a tyrannicide, a war-hero), whereas others are in keeping with particular motifs from Homeric occasions or from classical Greek background. The initial Talks have been average prefaces to orations of all types. This quantity additionally incorporates a unique learn of Choricius' reception in Byzantium and Renaissance Italy. it will likely be of curiosity to scholars of overdue antiquity, old rhetoric, and old schooling.