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Understanding Classics

Understanding Classics is a specially commissioned series which aims to introduce the outstanding authors and thinkers of antiquity to a wide audience of appreciative modern readers, whether undergraduate students of classics, literature, philosophy and ancient history or generalists interested in the classical world.

Each volume – written by leading figures internationally – will examine the historical significance of the writer or writers in question; their social, political and cultural contexts; their use of language, literature and mythology; extracts from their major works; and their reception in later European literature, art, music and culture.

Aristophanes and Greek Comedy
Cicero
  • Cicero

  • Gesine Manuwald
  • Paperback£12.99 | $20.00
  • Hardback£39.50 | $65.00
Eusebius
  • Eusebius

  • Aaron P. Johnson
  • Paperback£14.99 | $24.00
  • Hardback£64.00 | $99.00
Homer
  • Homer

  • Jonathan S. Burgess
  • Paperback£12.99 | $20.00
  • Hardback£39.50 | $65.00
Latin Love Poetry
  • Latin Love Poetry

  • Denise McCoskey, Zara M. Torlone
  • Paperback£14.99 | $24.00
  • Hardback£64.00 | $99.00
Martial
  • Martial

  • Lindsay C. Watson, Patricia Watson
  • Paperback£12.99 | $20.00
  • Hardback£39.50 | $65.00
Ovid
  • Ovid

  • Carole E. Newlands
  • Paperback£12.99 | $20.00
  • Hardback£39.50 | $65.00
Pindar
  • Pindar

  • Richard Stoneman
  • Paperback£12.99 | $24.00
  • Hardback£64.00 | $99.00
Plutarch
  • Plutarch

  • Mark Beck
  • Paperback£12.99 | $20.00
Plutarch
  • Plutarch

  • Mark Beck
  • Hardback£39.50 | $65.00
Roman Comedy
  • Roman Comedy

  • David M. Christenson
  • Paperback£12.99
  • Hardback£39.50
Sappho
  • Sappho

  • Page DuBois
  • Hardback£39.50 | $65.00
Sappho
  • Sappho

  • Page DuBois
  • Paperback£12.99 | $20.00
Seneca
  • Seneca

  • Christopher Star
  • Paperback£12.99 | $20.00
  • Hardback£39.50 | $65.00
Tacitus
  • Tacitus

  • Victoria Emma Pagan
  • Paperback£12.99 | $20.00
  • Hardback£39.50 | $65.00
The Poets of Alexandria
Virgil
  • Virgil

  • Alison Keith
  • Paperback£12.99 | $20.00
  • Hardback£39.50 | $65.00

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