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Writing Down Rome: Satire, Comedy, and Other Offences in Latin Poetry
In a series of controversial essays, this book examines the Roman penchant for denigration, and in particular self-denigration, at the expense of Roman culture. Comedy in Republican Rome radicallyExpand
Eastern and Central Arrernte to English Dictionary
Arrernte people Wikipedia Thu, 06 Jun 2019 16:50:00 GMT The Arrernte (/ ? r ? n d ? /) people, sometimes referred to as the Aranda, Arunta or Arrarnta, are an Aboriginal Australian people who live inExpand
Slavery and the Roman Literary Imagination
Introduction 1. The other self: proximity and symbiosis 2. Punishment: license, (self-) control and fantasy 3. Slaves between the free 4. Slavery and the continuum of (servile) relationships 5.Expand
Fighting for Rome: Poets and Caesars, History and Civil War
Preface Introduction Part I. Histories of the Civil Wars: 1. Three men in a vote: proscription (Appian, Civil wars 4.1-6) 2. XPDNC: writing Caesar (On the civil war) Part II. Horace: 3. On gettingExpand
Morals and Villas in Seneca's Letters: Places to Dwell
Acknowledgements Introduction 1. Twelve steps to haven 2. Dropping in (it) at SENECA'S 3. You can get used to anything 4. The long and winding mode 5. Booking us in 6. Now and then here and there: atExpand
Lucan/The Word at War
There is a word — which bears a sword — can pierce an armed man it hurls its barbed syllables — and is mute again where it fell — the saved will tell — on patriotic day some epauletted brother — gave his breath away Dickinson (c. 1858) your gaze scans the streets as if they were written pages: the city says everything you must think, makes you repeat her discourse. Expand
Knowing Someone Through Their Books: Pliny on Uncle Pliny ("Epistles" 3.5)
FOR THE MOST PART, editors and teachers have conspired to ignore the book gatherings in administering their dosage of Pliny's Letters. A rare exception, well into his fifties midlife like myself, wasExpand
Columella's Living Hedge: The Roman Gardening Book
The subject of this essay is not Roman gardens, their reconstruction or restoration, but Roman gardening. This must be found on the page, and specifically in the work of Columella, who has more toExpand