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Classical Studies

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76. Cover image for 'Philodemus in Italy'
The Books from Herculaneum
Marcello Gigante
A lively and concise survey of current scholarship on difficult but fascinating texts by this Epicurean poet and philosopher
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Paper 2002 $28.95 Available Add Paper for "Philodemus in Italy" to Cart
77. Cover image for 'Power and Knowledge'
Astrology, Physiognomics, and Medicine under the Roman Empire
Tamsyn S. Barton
Offers insight into the relationship between knowledge and power in ancient times--and science and politics in our own
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Paper 2002 $34.95 Available Add Paper for "Power and Knowledge" to Cart
78. Cover image for 'Aqueduct Hunting in the Seventeenth Century'
Raffaele Fabretti's De aquis et aquaeductibus veteris Romae
Harry B. Evans
An insightful assessment of the work of Raffaele Fabretti, the first researcher of Rome's aqueduct system
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Hardcover 2002 $93.00 Available Add Hardcover for "Aqueduct Hunting in the Seventeenth Century" to Cart
79. Cover image for 'Rethinking Reality'
Lucretius and the Textualization of Nature
Duncan F. Kennedy
A clear, concise introduction to current debates on the relationship of representation and reality in science studies
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Hardcover 2002 $75.00 Available Add Hardcover for "Rethinking Reality" to Cart
80. Cover image for 'Speculum Iuris'
Roman Law as a Reflection of Social and Economic Life in Antiquity
Jean-Jacques Aubert and Boudewijn Sirks, Editors
A multidisciplinary examination of various social, economic, and legal issues in ancient Rome
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Hardcover 2002 $80.00 Available Add Hardcover for "Speculum Iuris" to Cart
81. Cover image for 'Princes and Political Cultures'
The New Tiberian Senatorial Decrees
Greg Rowe
An investigation of the transformation of the Roman state from Republic to dynastic monarchy
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Hardcover 2002 $75.00 Available Add Hardcover for "Princes and Political Cultures" to Cart
82. Cover image for 'The Crowd in Rome in the Late Republic'
Volume: 22
Fergus Millar
A major work on the power of the crowd
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Hardcover 1998 $83.00 Available Add Hardcover for "The Crowd in Rome in the Late Republic" to Cart
82. Cover image for 'The Crowd in Rome in the Late Republic'
Volume: 22
Fergus Millar
A major work on the power of the crowd
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Paper 2002 $30.95 Available Add Paper for "The Crowd in Rome in the Late Republic" to Cart
Hardcover 1998 $83.00 Available Add Hardcover for "The Crowd in Rome in the Late Republic" to Cart
83. Cover image for 'Frontinus' Legacy'
Essays on Frontinus' de aquis urbis Romae
Deane R. Blackman and A. Trevor Hodge, Editors
A joint study edited by a hydraulics engineer and a classicist, focusing on Frontinus' writings on Roman aqueducts
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Paper 2001 $26.95 Available Add Paper for "Frontinus' Legacy" to Cart
84. Cover image for 'Staging Masculinity'
The Rhetoric of Performance in the Roman World
Erik Gunderson
Examines ancient notions of what constitutes a "good man"
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Hardcover 2000 $80.00 Available Add Hardcover for "Staging Masculinity" to Cart
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Staging Masculinity"
84. Cover image for 'Staging Masculinity'
The Rhetoric of Performance in the Roman World
Erik Gunderson
Examines ancient notions of what constitutes a "good man"
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Hardcover 2000 $80.00 Available Add Hardcover for "Staging Masculinity" to Cart
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Staging Masculinity"
85. Cover image for 'Poems from the Greek Anthology'
Expanded Edition
Translated, with a Foreword, by Kenneth Rexroth
Classic Greek poetry with a touch of the Beat
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Paper 1999 $20.95 Available Add Paper for "Poems from the Greek Anthology" to Cart
86. Cover image for 'Pomponius Mela's Description of the World'
F. E. Romer
The first modern translation of one of the world's earliest ethnographies
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Paper 1998 $39.95 Available Add Paper for "Pomponius Mela's Description of the World" to Cart
87. Cover image for 'Actium and Augustus'
The Politics and Emotions of Civil War
Robert Alan Gurval
What does it feel like when brother fights brother?
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Paper 1998 $36.95 Available Add Paper for "Actium and Augustus" to Cart
88. Cover image for 'Water Distribution in Ancient Rome'
The Evidence of Frontinus
Harry B. Evans
Explores the water system that made ancient Rome possible
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Paper 1997 $31.95 Available Add Paper for "Water Distribution in Ancient Rome" to Cart
89. Cover image for 'A Commentary on Cicero, De Officiis'
Andrew R. Dyck
The first English commentary on de Officiis in a century
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Hardcover 1997 $100.00 Available Add Hardcover for "A Commentary on Cicero, De Officiis" to Cart
90. Cover image for 'Palmyra and Its Empire'
Zenobia's Revolt against Rome
Richard Stoneman
The rebellion of the dazzling Arab queen Zenobia against the fist of Roman domination
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Paper 1995 $29.95 Available Add Paper for "Palmyra and Its Empire" to Cart
91. Cover image for 'Dante's Epistle to Cangrande'
Robert Hollander
Essential reading for Dante scholars.
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Hardcover 1994 $73.00 Available Add Hardcover for "Dante's Epistle to Cangrande" to Cart
92. Cover image for 'Poetry and the Cult of the Martyrs'
The Liber Peristephanon of Prudentius
Michael Roberts
A beautifully detailed literary study of Prudentius's eulogies of the Christian martyrs
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Hardcover 1994 $85.00 Available Add Hardcover for "Poetry and the Cult of the Martyrs" to Cart
93. Cover image for 'Typology and Structure of Roman Historical Reliefs'
Mario Torelli
Creates a typology for the decorative and informative Roman historical reliefs
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Paper 1992 $63.95 Available Add Paper for "Typology and Structure of Roman Historical Reliefs" to Cart
94. Cover image for 'The Play of Fictions'
Studies in Ovid's Metamorphoses Book 2
A. M. Keith
A lucid analysis of the characterization of Ovidian narrative
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Hardcover 1992 $70.00 Available Add Hardcover for "The Play of Fictions" to Cart
95. Cover image for 'Roman Voting Assemblies'
From the Hannibalic War to the Dictatorship of Caesar
Lily Ross Taylor
Draws on archaeological evidence to reconstruct voting procedures in the assemblies
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Paper 1991 $25.95 Available Add Paper for "Roman Voting Assemblies" to Cart
96. Cover image for 'The Power of Images in the Age of Augustus'
Paul Zanker; translated by Alan Shapiro
Examines the imperial mythology that was reflected by Roman art and architecture during the rule of Augustus Caesar
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Paper 1990 $28.95 Available Add Paper for "The Power of Images in the Age of Augustus" to Cart
97. Cover image for 'Latin for Reading'
A Beginner's Textbook with Exercises
Revised Edition
Glenn M. Knudsvig, Ruth S. Craig, and Gerda M. Seligson
This text enables students to learn to read Latin
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Teacher's Manual 1986 $23.95 Available Add Teacher's Manual for "Latin for Reading" to Cart
98. Cover image for 'Latin for Reading'
A Beginner's Textbook with Exercises
Revised Edition
Glenn M. Knudsvig, Ruth S. Craig, and Gerda M. Seligson
This text enables students to learn to read Latin
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Paper 1986 $30.95 Available Add Paper for "Latin for Reading" to Cart
99. Cover image for 'Roman Brick Stamps in the Kelsey Museum'
John P. Bodel
A catalogue of the largest known collection of brick stamps outside Italy
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Paper 1983 $48.95 Available Add Paper for "Roman Brick Stamps in the Kelsey Museum" to Cart
100. Cover image for 'Roman Political Ideas and Practice'
F. E. Adcock
Studies Roman politics from the early kings, through the Republic, to the age of dictatorships
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Paper 1959 $26.95 Available Add Paper for "Roman Political Ideas and Practice" to Cart
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Classical Studies 2017 Catalog







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Classical Studies 2017 Catalog








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The University of Michigan Press is pleased to announce The Michigan Commentaries Series.

This long-needed and accessible new series is jointly overseen by the Press and by the University of Michigan's Department of Classical Studies.

Volumes published in the series are intended for classroom use at the undergraduate level, and will be priced and designed accordingly. They will include the Greek or Latin text, notes, and commentary, together with other materials (maps, tables, etc.) as appropriate.

The first two volumes to appear will be:

  • Cicero, De Divinatione, Book I, edited by Celia Schultz (University of Michigan)
  • Pausanias, Attika, Book I, edited by Patrick Paul Hogan

Volumes in The Michigan Commentaries Series will join previous commentaries published by the University of Michigan Press:

  • Thucydides, Book 1, A Student's Grammatical Commentary, by H.D. Cameron
    H.D. Cameron's volume includes a user-friendly students' edition of Book 1, providing Greek text, extensive notes, a complete glossary, and an extensive introduction to Homer and his epic work. H.D. Cameron is Professor of Classics, University of Michigan.
    Paper, 148 pgs., 1 map, 978-0-472-06847-0, $25.95.
  • Iliad, Book I, with notes and vocabulary by P.A. Draper
    P.A. Draper presents Homer's text along with copious annotations on vocabulary, grammar, meter, historical and mythological allusions, and literary interpretation. P.A. Draper is Humanities Librarian, Cooper Library, Clemson University.
    Paper, 200 pgs., 5 B&W photographs, 978-0-472-06792-3, $25.95.
  • Also forthcoming from the same author:
    An Odyssey Reader: Selections from Homer's Odyssey, Books 1-12, by P.A. Draper

Ellen Bauerle, Senior Acquiring Editor for Classics and Archaeology,bauerle@umich.edu

New Series

The University of Michigan Press is pleased to announce The Michigan Commentaries Series.

This long-needed and accessible new series is jointly overseen by the Press and by the University of Michigan's Department of Classical Studies.

Volumes published in the series are intended for classroom use at the undergraduate level, and will be priced and designed accordingly. They will include the Greek or Latin text, notes, and commentary, together with other materials (maps, tables, etc.) as appropriate.

The first two volumes to appear will be:

  • Cicero, De Divinatione, Book I, edited by Celia Schultz (University of Michigan)
  • Pausanias, Attika, Book I, edited by Patrick Paul Hogan

Volumes in The Michigan Commentaries Series will join previous commentaries published by the University of Michigan Press:

  • Thucydides, Book 1, A Student's Grammatical Commentary, by H.D. Cameron
    H.D. Cameron's volume includes a user-friendly students' edition of Book 1, providing Greek text, extensive notes, a complete glossary, and an extensive introduction to Homer and his epic work. H.D. Cameron is Professor of Classics, University of Michigan.
    Paper, 148 pgs., 1 map, 978-0-472-06847-0, $25.95.
  • Iliad, Book I, with notes and vocabulary by P.A. Draper
    P.A. Draper presents Homer's text along with copious annotations on vocabulary, grammar, meter, historical and mythological allusions, and literary interpretation. P.A. Draper is Humanities Librarian, Cooper Library, Clemson University.
    Paper, 200 pgs., 5 B&W photographs, 978-0-472-06792-3, $25.95.
  • Also forthcoming from the same author:
    An Odyssey Reader: Selections from Homer's Odyssey, Books 1-12, by P.A. Draper

Ellen Bauerle, Senior Acquiring Editor for Classics and Archaeology,bauerle@umich.edu


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