News for February, 2017

February 28, 2017

Recent Loebs (June 2017)

Apologia. Florida. De Deo Socratis
Edited and Translated by Christopher P. Jones
Apologia. Florida. De Deo Socratis Apuleius (born ca. 125 AD), one of the great stylists of Latin literature, was a prominent figure in Roman Africa best known for his picaresque novel Metamorphoses or The Golden Ass. This edition, new to the Loeb Classical Library, contains Apuleius’ other surviving works that are considered genuine.
Orations, Volume I
Edited and Translated by Michael Trapp
Orations, Volume I Aelius Aristides (117–after 180), among the most versatile authors of the Second Sophistic and an important figure in the transmission of Hellenism, produced speeches and lectures, declamations on historical themes, polemical works, prose hymns, and essays on a wide variety of subjects.
History of Rome, Volume IX
Edited and Translated by J. C. Yardley
Introduction by Dexter Hoyos
History of Rome, Volume IX Livy (Titus Livius, 64 or 59 BC–AD 12 or 17), the great Roman historian, presents a vivid narrative of Rome’s rise from the traditional foundation of the city in 753 or 751 BC to 9 BC and illustrates the collective and individual virtues necessary to maintain such greatness. The fourth decad (31–40) focuses on Rome’s growing hegemony in the East.
Euthyphro. Apology. Crito. Phaedo
Edited and Translated by Chris Emlyn-Jones and William Preddy
Euthyprho. Apology. Crito. Phaedo Works in this volume recount the circumstances of Socrates’ trial and execution in 399 BC. Euthyphro attempts to define holiness; Apology is Socrates’ defense speech; in Crito he discusses justice and defends his refusal to be rescued from prison; Phaedo offers arguments for the immortality of the soul.