Masters of Latin Literature

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  1. Thebaid

    Thebaid

    A Song of Thebes

    Written by Statius, Translated by Jane Wilson Joyce

    Series Masters of Latin Literature

    Cornell University Press

    The clarity of Joyce's translation highlights the poem's superb versification, sophisticated use of intertextuality, and bold formal experimentation and innovation. A substantial introduction and annotations make this epic accessible... Learn More
    Published: 23rd October 2008
    Paperback | £21.99
  2. Pharsalia

    Pharsalia

    Written by Lucan, Translated by Jane Wilson Joyce

    Series Masters of Latin Literature

    Cornell University Press

    Lucan's great poem, Pharsalia, recounts events surrounding the decisive battle fought near Pharsalus in 48 B.C. during the civil war between the forces of Pompey and Julius Caesar. Though the subject of this unfinished masterpiece... Learn More
    Published: 16th December 1993
    Paperback | £19.99
  3. Three Comedies
    A major comic artist in Republican Rome, Plautus left a legacy of twenty inventive comedies that display an exuberance and zany sense of humor that are distinctly Roman.... Learn More
    Published: 13th December 1990
    Paperback | £18.99
  4. Trojan Women

    Trojan Women

    Written by Seneca, Translated by and Introduced by Frederick Ahl

    Series Masters of Latin Literature

    Cornell University Press

    This free and eloquent translation skillfully reproduces the imagery, power, and frequent irony and sarcasm of Seneca's...... Learn More
    Published: 23rd October 1986
    Paperback | £9.99
  5. Medea

    Medea

    Written by Seneca, Translated by Frederick Ahl

    Series Masters of Latin Literature

    Cornell University Press

    In this powerful and imaginative translation of Medea, Frederick Ahl retains the compelling effects of the monologues, as well as the special feeling and pacing of Seneca's choruses.... Learn More
    Published: 17th October 1986
    Paperback | £9.99
  6. Phaedra

    Phaedra

    Written by Seneca, Translated by Frederick Ahl

    Series Masters of Latin Literature

    Cornell University Press

    Here is a moving and accomplished translation of this complex play dealing the the violent passions stirred by innocence and beauty and the terrible power of ideology, hatred, and misunderstanding.... Learn More
    Published: 17th October 1986
    Paperback | £9.99