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De Causis Plantarum, Volume I: Books 1-2 Loeb Classical Library 471
ISBN: HB: 9780674995192, Harvard University Press, July 1989
440 pp., 16x10.8 cm
Theophrastus of Eresus in Lesbos, born about 370 BCE, is the author of the most important botanical works that have survived from classical antiquity. He was in turn student, collaborator, and successor of Aristotle. Like his predecessor he was inter...
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Metamorphoses (The Golden Ass), Volume I: Books 1-6 Loeb Classical Library 44
ISBN: HB: 9780674990494, Harvard University Press, July 1989
392 pp., 16x10.8 cm
In the "Metamorphoses" of Apuleius, also known as "The Golden Ass", we have the only Latin novel which survives entire. It is truly enchanting: a delightful romance combining realism and magic. The hero, Lucius, eager to experience the sensations of...
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Metamorphoses (The Golden Ass), Volume II: Books 7-11 Loeb Classical Library 453
ISBN: HB: 9780674994980, Harvard University Press, July 1989
320 pp., 16x10.8 cm
In the "Metamorphoses" of Apuleius, also known as "The Golden Ass", we have the only Latin novel which survives entire. It is truly enchanting: a delightful romance combining realism and magic. The hero, Lucius, eager to experience the sensations of...
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Caesar, Volume I: The Gallic War Loeb Classical Library 72
ISBN: HB: 9780674990807, Harvard University Press, July 1989
656 pp., 16x10.8 cm
Caesar (C. Iulius, 102-44 BCE), statesman and soldier, defied the dictator Sulla; served in the Mithridatic wars and in Spain; pushed his way in Roman politics as a "democrat" against the senatorial government; was the real leader of the coalition wi...
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History of Alexander, Volume I: Books 1-5 Loeb Classical Library 368
ISBN: HB: 9780674994058, Harvard University Press, July 1989
464 pp., 16x10.8 cm
Quintus Curtius was apparently a rhetorician who lived in the first century of the Roman empire and, early in the reign of Claudius (41-54 CE), wrote a history of Alexander the Great in 10 books in clear and picturesque style for Latin readers. The f...
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Sidonius Volume II: Letters, Books 3-9 Loeb Classical Library 420
ISBN: HB: 9780674994621, Harvard University Press, July 1989
672 pp., 16x10.8 cm
Sidonius Apollinaris, a Gallo-Roman, was born at Lugdunum (Lyon) about 430 CE. He married Papianilla, daughter of the Emperor Avitus in whose honour he recited at Rome on 1 January 456 a panegyric in verse. Sidonius later joined a rebellion, it seems...
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Caesar, Volume III: Alexandrian War. African War. Spanish War Loeb Classical Library 402
ISBN: HB: 9780674994430, Harvard University Press, July 1989
464 pp., 16x10.8 cm
In this volume are three works concerning the campaigns engaged in by the great Roman statesman Julius Caesar (100-44 BCE), but not written by him. The Alexandrian War, which deals with troubles elsewhere also, may have been written by Aulus Hirtius...
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History of Alexander, Volume II: Books 6-10 Loeb Classical Library 369
ISBN: HB: 9780674994072, Harvard University Press, July 1989
640 pp., 16x10.8 cm
Quintus Curtius was apparently a rhetorician who lived in the first century of the Roman empire and, early in the reign of Claudius (41-54 CE), wrote a history of Alexander the Great in 10 books in clear and picturesque style for Latin readers. The f...
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Oppian, Colluthus, and Tryphiodrus Loeb Classical Library 219
ISBN: HB: 9780674992412, Harvard University Press, July 1989
724 pp., 16x10.8 cm
Oppian of Cilicia flourished in the latter half of the 2nd century, and dedicated his "Fishing" (in five books) to Antoninus, presumably Marcus Aurelius. It deals with the habits and characteristics of fish as well as giving instructions for fishing:...
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Sidonius, Volume I: Poems. Letters, Books 1-2 Loeb Classical Library 296
ISBN: HB: 9780674993273, Harvard University Press, July 1989
560 pp., 16x10.8 cm
Sidonius Apollinaris, a Gallo-Roman, was born at Lugdunum (Lyon) about 430 CE. He married Papianilla, daughter of the Emperor Avitus in whose honour he recited at Rome on 1 January 456 a panegyric in verse. Sidonius later joined a rebellion, it seems...
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