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The Scroll and the Marble: Studies in Reading and Reception in Hellenistic PoetryBy: Peter Bing Hardback
While people of previous ages relied on public performance as their chief means of experiencing poetry, the Hellenistic age developed what one may term a culture of reading. This book explores how poetry accommodated various audiences, and how these in turn experienced the text in diverse ways,… MoreUp to 1 Week £62.50
The Codex Fori Mussolini: A Latin Text of Italian Fascism (Bloomsbury Studies in Classical Reception)By: Han Lamers, Dr. Bettina Reitz-Joosse Hardback
The year is 1932. In Rome, the Fascist leader Benito Mussolini unveils a giant obelisk of white marble, bearing the Latin inscription MVSSOLINI DVX. Invisible to the cheering crowds, a metal box lies immured in the obelisk's base. It contains a few gold coins and, written on a piece of parchment, a… MoreSpecial Order £85.00