New Oxford translations in paperback

For once, the OUP mailing’s first notices are all of books that a school teacher may well find useful:

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The Annals
The Reigns of Tiberius, Claudius, and Nero
Cornelius Tacitus

J. C. Yardley

Anthony A. Barrett

  • A lively new translation of ancient historian Tacitus’ account of the reigns of three of Rome’s most memorable emperors, Tiberius, Claudius, and Nero, accompanied by a wide-ranging and informative introduction and notes

12 June 2008 | £10.99 | Paperback | 592 pages
For more details, visit: www.oup.com/uk/catalogue?ci=9780192824219

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The Library of Greek Mythology
Apollodorus

Translated with introduction and notes by Robin Hard

  • The only accurate, affordable edition of an ancient guide to Greek myth

12 June 2008 | £7.99 | Paperback | 336 pages | Oxford Paperbacks
For more details, visit: www.oup.com/uk/catalogue?ci=9780199536320

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Bacchae and Other Plays
Euripides

Edited and translated by James Morwood

Introduction by Edith Hall

  • The four plays newly translated in this volume are among Euripides’ most exciting works

12 June 2008 | £7.99 | Paperback | 288 pages | Oxford Paperbacks
For more details, visit: www.oup.com/uk/catalogue?ci=9780199540525

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The Satires
Juvenal

Translated by Niall Rudd

With introduction and notes by William Barr

  • Accurate in style and rhythm to the original

12 June 2008 | £8.99 | Paperback | 304 pages | Oxford Paperbacks
For more details, visit: www.oup.com/uk/catalogue?ci=9780199540662

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