New books from Oxford

These, from the recent OUP catalogue, might be of interest to teachers.

The Roman World of Cicero's De Oratore
Elaine Fantham

New in Paperback

  • Provides the educational and political context of a key work in European literary history
  • An ideal introduction to the De oratore; all Latin quotations are translated

7 December 2006 | £25.00 | Paperback | 368 pages
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Oxford Readings in Ovid
Peter E. Knox

  • Provides an authoritative guide to recent critical thinking about Ovid
  • Many of the papers have been specially revised for this collection

21 December 2006 | £29.99 | Paperback | 550 pages

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Oxford Readings in Aeschylus
Edited by Michael Lloyd

  • Collects in one volume a broad range of the best modern scholarship on Aeschylus
  • A specially written Introduction provides a general introduction to Aeschylus

14 December 2006 | £29.99 | Paperback | 450 pages
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Another Latin Mass begins

CARENCRO – Mass in Latin is no longer a memory relegated to Lafayette Roman Catholic Diocese annals.

Latin Masses returned to the Lafayette Roman Catholic Diocese on Jan. 14, when the Rev. Jerome Frey celebrated the initial Latin Tridentine service at St. Peter Church. Beginning Feb. 4, the services will be offered at 1 p.m. on the first Sunday of each month at the church located at 102 N. Church St.

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