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Mediaeval Latin lyrics By Helen Waddell
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The beautiful long lost poetry of the 'Dark Ages' in their original Latin - witty, irreverend, religious, and above all sweet and full of sweet love and desire - together with the equally beautiful... More > translations by Helen Waddell, followed by lively pen portraits of what is known of the poets. For this, second, edition the previously unreliable Latin texts have been carefully checked by Finnegan CALLENDER CLASSICAL AND MEDIAEVAL TEXTS< Less
Lemons Latin Lexicon By Andrew Lemons
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A dictionary of the sexual and pejorative vocabulary of the Latin language with etymological derivations and contextual citations, including exemplary passages from Latin poetry, prose, graffiti and... More > some more unorthodox sources with accompanying translations.< Less
Easy on the Odes: A Latin Phrase-Book for the Odes of Horace By Claude Pavur
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Everyone interested in classical literary culture or the history of Western thought and literature should be familiar with the Odes of Horace, but their power is hard to grasp without some encounter... More > with the original language and that language is often obscure and precious. This book attempts a solution to the difficulty by extracting and translating all adjectival phrases. These constitute almost 70% of the full work. After mastering these phrases, students will not find the original half as daunting. Easy on the Odes also includes a clean text of the Odes for classroom use or general review. An appendix alphabetically lists all of the adjectives of the poems so that readers can see at a glance Horace's favorite adjectival modifiers. This book supports a phrase-based approach to the acquisition of Latin, but it can be used in conjunction with any standard teaching method.< Less
Contemporary Costa Rican Poetry By Carlos F. Monge, Victor S. Drescher
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This is the first Spanish/English bilingual anthology of contemporary Costa Rican poetry ever published. It contains a careful selection of poetry published since 1990, and includes Costa... More > Rica’s finest poets and most representative current trends. Although not well known outside Costa Rica, this is outstanding poetry due not only to its thematic and stylistic variety, but also to its integration of the main tendencies of contemporary Spanish-language poetry. Victor S. Drescher’s painstaking work translating the cultural, linguistic and stylistic features of the originals has made it possible for the English reader to recreate the essential aspects of the world-view that these poems reflect and represent. This anthology makes a substantial contribution to the world of letters by enabling English readers to become familiar with a representative sample of Costa Rican poetry in particular, and with Latin American poetry in general.< Less
The Poetics: Aristotle On the Art of Poetry By Aristotle
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Aristotle's Poetics (c. 335 BCE (BC)) is the earliest surviving work of dramatic theory and the first extant philosophical treatise to focus on literary theory. In it, Aristotle offers an account of... More > what he calls "poetry" (a term which in Greek literally means "making" and in this context includes drama—comedy, tragedy, and the satyr play—as well as lyric poetry, epic poetry, and the dithyramb). He examines its "first principles" and identifies its genres and basic elements. His analysis of tragedy constitutes the core of the discussion. Although Aristotle's Poetics is universally acknowledged in the Western critical tradition, Marvin Carlson explains, "almost every detail about his seminal work has aroused divergent opinions." The work was lost to the Western world and often misrepresented for a long time. It was available through the Middle Ages and early Renaissance only through a Latin translation of an Arabic version written by Averroes.< Less
The Other Side of Heaven By Steven R. Perkins
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This collection of Latin prayers and English renderings comes from the writings of Christian men and women throughout the ages. Though penned by human hands, they lead us into the presence of God... More > and allow us, who still see through a glass darkly, to catch a glimpse of the other side of Heaven.< Less
The Other Side of Heaven By Steven R. Perkins
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This collection of Latin prayers and English renderings comes from the writings of Christian men and women throughout the ages. Though penned by human hands, they lead us into the presence of God... More > and allow us, who still see through a glass darkly, to catch a glimpse of the other side of Heaven.< Less
Rarae Uvae By F.J. Lelièvre
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A collection of poems in Latin, in various classical metres, some with a distinctly light-hearted flavour. The author, Frank Lelièvre, CBE, is Emeritus Professor of Greek and Latin and was... More > formerly President of University College, Londonderry, Northern Ireland. He was Public Orator at the New University of Ulster, Coleraine, Northern Ireland. He has been composing Latin verse for the last 80 years, and the present collection, put together after his 90th birthday, represents those poems which have most significance for him. The last poem in the collection was composed in celebration of the marriage of his grandson to his Taiwanese bride, and was read out as part of the wedding celebrations in Taipei. It is published here with a translation into Mandarin (possibly a first in a book of Latin poetry!).< Less
Rarae Uvae By F.J. Lelièvre
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A collection of poems in Latin, in various classical metres, some with a distinctly light-hearted flavour. The author, Frank Lelièvre, CBE, is Emeritus Professor of Greek and Latin and was... More > formerly President of University College, Londonderry, Northern Ireland. He was Public Orator at the New University of Ulster, Coleraine, Northern Ireland. He has been composing Latin verse for the last 80 years, and the present collection, put together after his 90th birthday, represents those poems which have most significance for him. The last poem in the collection was composed in celebration of the marriage of his grandson to his Taiwanese bride, and was read out as part of the wedding celebrations in Taipei. It is published here with a translation into Mandarin (possibly a first in a book of Latin poetry!).< Less
Catullus love poems By ~
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A fresh edition of the beautiful, tragic, ecstatic, agonised, everlasting love poetry of a Roman citizen in an equally poetic translation. CALLENDER LOVE