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    DescriptionThe Florida, an anthology of 23 orations that Apuleius of Madauros delivered primarily in Carthage during the 160's A.D., offers a rich store of evidence about epideictic rhetoric, Middle Platonism, and the civic and intellectual life of the North African provincial metropolis. In addition to locating the work in its historical and cultural context, this commentary investigates Apuleius' remarkable language and style.

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    Apuleius' Florida
    A Commentary
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Benjamin Todd Lee
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 215
    Width: 160 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 454 g
    ISBN 13: 9783110177718
    ISBN 10: 3110177714

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.7
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: CFF
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    BIC language qualifier (language as subject) V2: 2ADL
    BIC subject category V2: DSBB
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    BISAC V2.8: HIS036120
    B&T General Subject: 430
    DC21: 873.01
    Ingram Theme: GEOG/FLORID
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15770
    BISAC V2.8: FOR010000
    Abridged Dewey: 976
    LC subject heading:
    Libri: ROMA1200
    LC classification: PA6207.F6 L44 2005
    Thema V1.0: DSBB, CFF
    Thema language qualifier V1.0: 2ADL, 2AHM
    Bilingual edition
    Edition statement
    De Gruyter
    Imprint name
    Walter de Gruyter & Co
    Publication date
    16 March 2005
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Benjamin Todd Lee is Assistant Professorin the Department of Classics, Oberlin College, Ohio, USA.
    Review quote
    "Das Buch, das durch ausgezeichnete Indices auch einer gezielten Befragung uber Details leicht zuganglich ist, ist rundum gelungen und ein grosser Schritt in der Forschung zur zweiten Sophistik - zur kaiserzeitlichen lateinischen Literatur und Rhetorik uberhaupt."Gernot Krapinger in: Museum Helveticum 2006 "This volume contains much diligent learning and interpretation."Stephen J. Harrison in: www.sehepunkte.de 11/2006 "In this book Lee makes a thoughtful and scrupulously thorough contrubution to Apuleian studies. [...]it is an excellent piece of scholarship and will hold its value for some years to come."John Hilton in: Scholia Reviews 5/2005