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March 1, 2024

New Loebs (June 2024)

CICERO
Fragmentary Speeches
Edited and Translated by Jane W. Crawford and Andrew R. Dyck
Fragmentary Speeches Cicero (Marcus Tullius, 106–43 BC), Roman advocate, orator, politician, poet, and philosopher, about whom we know more than we do of any other Roman, lived through the stirring era that saw the rise, dictatorship, and death of Julius Caesar in a tottering republic. This edition, based upon Crawford’s of 1994, includes all speeches with attested fragments, together with testimonia.
JUSTIN
Epitome of Pompeius Trogus, Volumes I–II
Edited and Translated by J. C. Yardley, with Introduction and Notes by Dexter Hoyos
Epitome of Pompeius Trogus I To Justin is attributed our abbreviated version of the lost Philippic History by Pompeius Trogus, a massive account of the non-Roman world and its civilizations. Justin’s anthology became one of the most widely read and influential books in the Middle Ages and Renaissance, indeed the main authority on world history other than Roman, surviving in more than 200 manuscripts.

December 12, 2023

Recent Loebs (December 2023)

AETIUS
Placita
Edited and Translated by Jaap Mansfeld and David T. Runia
Placita Aëtius’ Placita (ca. AD 100) is a reconstructed compendium summarizing the principal doctrines and opinions of the Greek philosophers, which served as a multi-purpose manual both for study and for personal enlightenment and which remains a valuable source for our knowledge of Presocratic and Hellenistic philosophy.
HIPPOCRATES
Volume II
Edited and Translated by Paul Potter
Hippocrates, Volume II Volume II of the Loeb Hippocrates presents eight works by or attributed to the “Father of Medicine” that illustrate the value of medical theory and clinical methods, and propose a new model of medical education. Included are Prognostic, Regimen in Acute Diseases, The Sacred Disease, The Art, Breaths, Law, Decorum, and Dentition.
MAXIMUS OF TYRE
Philosophical Orations, Volumes I–II
Edited and Translated by William H. Race
Philosophical Orations, Volume I Maximus of Tyre’s forty-one Philosophical Orations offer a Platonic elucidation of the philosophical life of virtue, and a rich collection of the famous philosophical, literary, and historical figures, events, ideas, successes, and failures that constituted Greek paideia in the so-called Second Sophistic era.

March 1, 2023

Recent Loebs (June 2023)

CATO
Testimonia. Origines
Orations. Other Fragments
Edited and Translated by Gesine Manuwald
Testimonia. Origines M. Porcius Cato (234–149 BC) remains legendary for his political and military career, his integrity and austere morality, his literary works, his pithy sayings, and his drive to define and to champion the Roman national character. This edition supplies all testimonia about, and all fragments by or attributed to him.
PHILOSTRATUS. EUNAPIUS
Lives of the Sophists. Lives of Philosophers and Sophists
Edited and Translated by Graeme Miles and Han Baltussen
Philostratus. Eunapius Philostratus “the Elder” or “the Athenian” (second to mid-third c.) and Eunapius (ca. 345–415) provide fascinating intellectual and professional biographies of notable sophists that reveal their predominant influence in the educational, social, religious, and political life of the Empire in their times.

January 4, 2023

Recent Loebs (December 2022)

CALLIMACHUS
Aetia. Iambi. Lyric Poems
Hecale. Hymns. Epigrams
Miscellaneous Epics and Elegies. Other Fragments. Testimonia
Edited and Translated by Dee L. Clayman
Aetia. Iambi. Lyric Poems The prolific scholar-poet Callimachus of Cyrene spent his career at the royal court and great Library at Alexandria. Creatively reworking the language and generic properties of his predecessors, Callimachus developed a distinctive style, learned and elegant, that became an important model for subsequent poets both Greek and Roman.
FRAGMENTARY REPUBLICAN LATIN, VOLUME VI
Livius Andronicus. Naevius. Caecilius
Edited and Translated by Robert Maltby and Niall W. Slater
FRL VI Livius Andronicus, Naevius, and Caecilius were highly influential pioneers in the creation and development of Latin poetry, especially tragedy, comedy, historical drama, and epic, not only in the adaptation of Greek models but also in the inclusion of Roman allusions, subjects, and themes.

November 1, 2022

Enhanced Navigation

ANCIENT LITERATURE. MODERN ACCESS. ENHANCED NAVIGATION.
dLCL Find it faster! The digital Loeb Classical Library's much-anticipated Enhanced Navigation feature is now available. With this new tool, subscribers can access custom divisions for each work in the Library. For further details, consult our updated guidance on Browsing the Library.

August 31, 2022

Enhanced Navigation (November 2022)

ANCIENT LITERATURE. MODERN ACCESS. ENHANCED NAVIGATION.
dLCL Find it faster! General Editor Jeffrey Henderson previews the digital Loeb Classical Library's much-anticipated Enhanced Navigation feature, coming in November 2022. Soon subscribers will be able to access custom divisions for each work in the Library. Watch the video here.

July 20, 2022

Site Maintenance (July 27)

PLANNED OUTAGE
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July 12, 2022

Recent Loebs (July 2022)

HIPPOCRATES
Volume I
Edited and Translated by Paul Potter
Hippocrates, Volume I Volume I of the Loeb Hippocrates presents an exemplary selection of works by or attributed to the “Father of Medicine” that illustrate his fundamental contributions to the theory, philosophy, and practice of medicine. Included are Ancient Medicine; Airs, Waters, Places; Epidemics 1 and 3; Precepts; Nutriment; and the famous Hippocratic Oath.
HISTORIA AUGUSTA
Volumes I–III
Translated by David Magie
Revised by David Rohrbacher
Historia Augusta, Volume I The Historia Augusta is a biographical collection written by a single author under six pseudonyms that covers the lives of the Roman emperors from Hadrian (r. 117–138) to Carinus (283–285). While it is our most detailed surviving source for this period, it has more value as an enigmatic work of literary fiction than as history.
PLATO
Lysis. Symposium. Phaedrus
Edited and Translated by Chris Emlyn-Jones and William Preddy
Plato, Lysis. Symposium. Phaedrus Works in this volume explore the relationship between two people known as love (erōs) or friendship (philia). In Lysis, Socrates meets two young men at a wrestling school; in Symposium, he joins a company of accomplished men at a drinking party; and in Phaedrus, experimental speeches about love lead to a discussion of rhetoric.

April 4, 2022

Enhanced Navigation (Fall 2022)

ANCIENT LITERATURE. MODERN ACCESS. ENHANCED NAVIGATION.
dLCL Find it faster! General Editor Jeffrey Henderson previews the digital Loeb Classical Library's much-anticipated Enhanced Navigation feature, coming in Fall 2022. Soon subscribers will be able to access custom divisions for each work in the Library. Watch the video here.

August 16, 2021

Recent Loebs (December 2021)

QUINTILIAN
The Major Declamations, Volumes I–III
Edited by Antonio Stramaglia
Translated by Michael Winterbottom
With Notes by Biagio Santorelli and Michael Winterbottom
The Major Declamations, Volume I The Major Declamations, attributed to Quintilian in antiquity, exemplify the final stage of Greco-Roman rhetorical training, in which students delivered speeches for the prosecution and defense at imaginary trials. A wide variety of fascinating ethical, social, and legal details animates the fictional world conjured up by these oratorical exercises.
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