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Product Description: This rich collection of essays by an international group of scholars explores commentaries in many different languages on ancient Latin and Greek texts. The commentaries discussed range from the ancient world to the twentieth century...read more
By Christopher Stray (editor)

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9780199688982 | Oxford Univ Pr, February 3, 2016, cover price $200.00 | About this edition: This rich collection of essays by an international group of scholars explores commentaries in many different languages on ancient Latin and Greek texts.

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Product Description: A.E. Housman (1859-1936) was a man of many apparent contradictions, most of which remain unresolved 150 years after his birth. At once a deeply emotive lyric poet and a precise and dedicated classical scholar, he achieved fame in both of these diverse disciplines...read more
By Christopher Stray (editor)

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9781472533609 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, December 5, 2013, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: A.

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Product Description: Sir Richard Jebb (1841-1905) was the most celebrated classical scholar in late Victorian Britain: his edition of Sophocles, which remains a classic, brought him a knighthood. Professor of Greek at Cambridge from 1889, and MP for the University from 1891 until his death, Jebb became a national spokesman for the humanities...read more
By Christopher Stray (editor)

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9780956838131 | Supplement edition (David Brown Book Co, August 31, 2013), cover price $70.00 | About this edition: Sir Richard Jebb (1841-1905) was the most celebrated classical scholar in late Victorian Britain: his edition of Sophocles, which remains a classic, brought him a knighthood.

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Product Description: In the first collection to be devoted to this subject, a distinguished cast of contributors explores expurgation in both Greek and Latin authors in ancient and modern times. The major focus is on the period from the seventeenth to the twentieth century, with chapters ranging from early Greek lyric and Aristophanes through Lucretius, Horace, Martial and Catullus to the expurgation of schoolboy texts, the Loeb Classical Library and the Penguin Classics...read more
By Stephen Harrison (editor) and Christopher Stray (editor)

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9781849668927 | Bristol Classical Pr, August 16, 2012, cover price $130.00 | About this edition: In the first collection to be devoted to this subject, a distinguished cast of contributors explores expurgation in both Greek and Latin authors in ancient and modern times.

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9781472558534 | Reprint edition (Bloomsbury USA Academic, April 24, 2014), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: In the first collection to be devoted to this subject, a distinguished cast of contributors explores expurgation in both Greek and Latin authors in ancient and modern times.

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Product Description: The essays in this informative book explore the impact of British classics―the study of Greco-Roman antiquity, with an emphasis on the classical Latin and Greek languages―beyond the borders of England itself, during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries: inside the academy as specialized scholarship and teaching, outside the academy as a mode of social and cultural formation...read more
By Christopher Stray (editor)

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9781602580121 | Baylor Univ Pr, December 15, 2008, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: The essays in this informative book explore the impact of British classics―the study of Greco-Roman antiquity, with an emphasis on the classical Latin and Greek languages―beyond the borders of England itself, during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries: inside the academy as specialized scholarship and teaching, outside the academy as a mode of social and cultural formation.

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9781602583337 | Baylor Univ Pr, November 11, 2011, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: The essays in this informative book explore the impact of British classics―the study of Greco-Roman antiquity, with an emphasis on the classical Latin and Greek languages―beyond the borders of England itself, during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries: inside the academy as specialized scholarship and teaching, outside the academy as a mode of social and cultural formation.

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Product Description: This is the first book to be devoted to its subject, offering a wide-ranging introduction to dictionaries of Latin and Greek from the ancient world to the present. As well as the well-known dictionaries such as Liddell and Scott and the 'Oxford Latin Dictionary', less well-known genres are considered, such as etymological dictionaries, lexica of single authors and the 'Gradus ad Parnassum'...read more
By Christopher Stray (editor)

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9780715639160 | Bristol Classical Pr, January 15, 2011, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: This is the first book to be devoted to its subject, offering a wide-ranging introduction to dictionaries of Latin and Greek from the ancient world to the present.

By Christopher Stray (editor)

Miscellaneous:

9780470695753 | Blackwell Pub, April 30, 2008, cover price $188.95

Miscellaneous:

9780470696507 | Onl edition (John Wiley & Sons Inc, April 15, 2008), cover price $190.00

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Product Description: This is the first comprehensive account of the life and work of the distinguished scholar and public figure Gilbert Murray (1866-1957). Sixteen contributors survey his childhood, his work in the theatre and in international relations, his Greek scholarship and contributions on religion and philosophy, his friendships (including those with Bertrand Russell and A...read more
By Christopher Stray (editor)

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9780199208791 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, August 30, 2007, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: This is the first comprehensive account of the life and work of the distinguished scholar and public figure Gilbert Muray (1866-1957).

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9780199544974 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, June 2, 2008, cover price $69.00 | About this edition: This is the first comprehensive account of the life and work of the distinguished scholar and public figure Gilbert Murray (1866-1957).

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Product Description: This important collection of essays both contributes to the expanding field of classical reception studies and seeks to extend it. Focusing on nineteenth- and twentieth-century Britain, it looks at a range of different genres (epic, novel, lyric, tragedy, political pamphlet)...read more
By Christopher Stray (editor)

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9780715636732 | Bristol Classical Pr, April 1, 2008, cover price $130.00 | About this edition: This important collection of essays both contributes to the expanding field of classical reception studies and seeks to extend it.

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Product Description: Oxford, the home of lost causes, the epitome of the world of medieval and renaissance learning in Britain, has always fascinated at a variety of levels: social, institutional, cultural. Its rival, Cambridge, was long dominated by mathematics, while Oxford's leading study was Classics...read more
By Christopher Stray (editor)

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9780715636459 | Bristol Classical Pr, February 15, 2008, cover price $130.00 | About this edition: Oxford, the home of lost causes, the epitome of the world of medieval and renaissance learning in Britain, has always fascinated at a variety of levels: social, institutional, cultural.

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Product Description: This is the report of a Royal Commission established by the Earl of Clarendon in 1861 to investigate the revenues, management, studies and instruction of the nine leading public schools. The prime motivation was to reform the management and finance of Eton College, but this was veiled by broadening the Commission's scope...read more

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9781843711063 | Thoemmes Pr, June 30, 2005, cover price $900.00 | About this edition: This is the report of a Royal Commission established by the Earl of Clarendon in 1861 to investigate the revenues, management, studies and instruction of the nine leading public schools.

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Product Description: Edited by Julius Hare, important fellow of Trinity College at Cambridge, and Connop Thirlwall, author of History of Greece (1835-1844), this significant journal contains articles on Greek, English, German and Latin languages as well as on the history and chronology of the ancient world...read more
By Christopher Stray (introduced by)

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9781843710356 | Thoemmes Pr, January 15, 2005, cover price $840.00 | About this edition: Edited by Julius Hare, important fellow of Trinity College at Cambridge, and Connop Thirlwall, author of History of Greece (1835-1844), this significant journal contains articles on Greek, English, German and Latin languages as well as on the history and chronology of the ancient world.

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Product Description: Museum Criticum was a journal established and run from Trinity College, Cambridge, an important center for classical scholarship, and the college of Richard Porson, a key Greek scholar. The journal contains notes and reviews of classical texts by authors as distinguished as Richard Bentley and other articles by Porsonian scholars, including the Oxford classicist Peter Elmsley...read more
By Charles James Blomfield (editor), James Henry Monk (editor) and Christopher Stray (introduced by)

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9781843710349 | Thoemmes Pr, December 17, 2004, cover price $840.00 | About this edition: Museum Criticum was a journal established and run from Trinity College, Cambridge, an important center for classical scholarship, and the college of Richard Porson, a key Greek scholar.

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Product Description: This book provides both a narrative history of the Classical Association in the 20th century and a series of studies of different aspects of its work. It includes detailed accounts of the Association's branches, conferences and journals, and ends with a discussion of the long series of presidential addresses (three of which are reprinted)...read more
By Christopher Stray (editor)

Paperback:

9780198528746 | Oxford Univ Pr, May 20, 2004, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: This book provides both a narrative history of the Classical Association in the 20th century and a series of studies of different aspects of its work.

Product Description: This collection of eight works on 19th-century English slang provides a conspectus of the wide range of such dictionaries produced in the heyday of slang lexicography. It is a collection that demonstrates a mixture of seriousness and humour in its celebration of the non-standard and eccentric aspects of the English language and its localized users...read more
By Christopher Stray (editor)

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9781855069527 | Ganesha Pub Ltd, June 1, 2002, cover price $595.00 | About this edition: This collection of eight works on 19th-century English slang provides a conspectus of the wide range of such dictionaries produced in the heyday of slang lexicography.

Product Description: Winchester College, founded in 1382, possesses the richest and best-recorded slang (its 'Notions') of any such institution. This dictionary, originally completed in the 1960s by C G Stevens, a Scholar of the College (1917-22), and now newly-edited, is the fullest available account...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780485121384 | Athlone Pr, February 1, 1999, cover price $39.99 | About this edition: Winchester College, founded in 1382, possesses the richest and best-recorded slang (its 'Notions') of any such institution.

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Product Description: This is the first book to give a general account of the transformation of classics in English schools and universities from being the amateur knowledge of the Victorian gentleman to that of the professional scholar, or from an elite social marker to a marginalized academic subject...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780198150138 | Clarendon Pr, May 14, 1998, cover price $190.00 | About this edition: This is the first book to give a general account of the transformation of classics in English schools and universities from being the amateur knowledge of the Victorian gentleman to that of the professional scholar, or from an elite social marker to a marginalized academic subject.

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