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A Commentary on the Satires of Juvenal By Edward Courtney
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Edward Courtney's study of the Satires of Juvenal is the only full-scale commentary on the corpus since the nineteenth century and retains its value for students and scholars a generation after its... More > first appearance in 1980. This commentary incorporates the findings of classical study up to that time, including the work of A. E. Housman, new discoveries such as those of papyri, and the expanding horizons of classical research. Courtney elucidates the form of each poem and the progression of thought, and offers many suggestions for the adjustment of traditional punctuation. In addition to basic explanation of the text, the commentary offers a detailed understanding of the literary and historical context, including thorough treatment of social customs, realia, development of the Latin language, and rhetorical features. The Introduction discusses Juvenal's life, his development as a satirist, his view of society and morals, his style, and his handling of metre.< Less
A Commentary on the Satires of Juvenal By Edward Courtney
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Edward Courtney's study of the Satires of Juvenal is the only full-scale commentary on the corpus since the nineteenth century and retains its value for students and scholars a generation after its... More > first appearance in 1980. This commentary incorporates the findings of classical study up to that time, including the work of A. E. Housman, new discoveries such as those of papyri, and the expanding horizons of classical research. Courtney elucidates the form of each poem and the progression of thought, and offers many suggestions for the adjustment of traditional punctuation. In addition to basic explanation of the text, the commentary offers a detailed understanding of the literary and historical context, including thorough treatment of social customs, realia, development of the Latin language, and rhetorical features. The Introduction discusses Juvenal's life, his development as a satirist, his view of society and morals, his style, and his handling of metre.< Less
Minnesconsin By Bill Klein
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The rich history of the ill-fated town of Minnesconsin is detailed in all it's ragged, shameful and downright moronic glory. Enjoy history written as it really should be...by the losers.
Minnesconsin By Bill Klein
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The rich history of the ill-fated town of Minnesconsin is detailed in all it's ragged, shameful and downright moronic glory. Enjoy history written as it really should be...by the losers.
Purity's Promise By Amy Lee
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An over-the-top historical romance novel, Purity's Promise is filled good-natured humor that adds a fun twist to traditional romance characters. It's a light, quick read meant to make you smile.
The Twelve Steps To MARIJUANA MAINTENANCE By Dennis Harlan
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Historical Fiction, World War II, Vietnam, Addiction, Recovery, Self Help, Complete Hemp History, from the Neanderthal to the Pharoes, A fast pace Tom Sawyeresk adventure. A great gift for anyone in... More > recovery.< Less
The Twelve Steps To MARIJUANA MAINTENANCE By Dennis H.
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Historical Fiction, World War II, Vietnam, Addiction, Recovery, Self Help, Complete Hemp History, from the Neanderthal to the Pharoes, A fast pace Tom Sawyeresk adventure. A great gift for anyone in... More > recovery.< Less
The Twelve Steps To MARIJUANA MAINTENANCE By Dennis H.
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Historical Fiction, World War II, Vietnam, Addiction, Recovery, Self Help, Complete Hemp History, from the Neanderthal to the Pharoes, A fast pace Tom Sawyeresk adventure. A great gift for anyone in... More > recovery.< Less
A Comedy of Errors in Seven Acts By Old Fogy
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The Library of Alexandria is an independent small business publisher. We specialize in bringing back to live rare, historical and ancient books. This includes manuscripts such as: classical fiction,... More > philosophy, science, religion, folklore, mythology, history, literature, politics and sacred texts, in addition to secret and esoteric subjects, such as: occult, freemasonry, alchemy, hermetic, shamanism and ancient knowledge. Our books are available in both print and as digital books. All of our books have been revived by being scanned by people who have passion for knowledge. By purchasing this book you are helping restoring a piece of history for many generations to come to enjoy the fine ancient knowledge that is made available through our modern technology. We sincerely hope you enjoy these treasures in the form of digital books.< Less
A Little Traitor to the South A WAR-TIME COMEDY WITH A TRAGIC INTERLUDE By Cyrus Townsend Brady
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The Library of Alexandria is an independent small business publisher. We specialize in bringing back to live rare, historical and ancient books. This includes manuscripts such as: classical fiction,... More > philosophy, science, religion, folklore, mythology, history, literature, politics and sacred texts, in addition to secret and esoteric subjects, such as: occult, freemasonry, alchemy, hermetic, shamanism and ancient knowledge. Our books are available in both print and as digital books. All of our books have been revived by being scanned by people who have passion for knowledge. By purchasing this book you are helping restoring a piece of history for many generations to come to enjoy the fine ancient knowledge that is made available through our modern technology. We sincerely hope you enjoy these treasures in the form of digital books.< Less