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This story of Cicero and the Catilinarian Conspiracy is set within and offers a case study of the political, military, economic and social crises besetting the late Roman Republic in the era of the "Roman Revolution." The book chronicles the efforts of the defeated radical politician Lucius Sergius…
Hardback – 2010-02-18
Routledge Studies in Ancient History
Late Antiquity (ca. 250-650) witnessed the transition from Classical Antiquity to the Middle Ages in the Mediterranean and Near Eastern worlds. Christianity displaced polytheism over a wide area, offering new definitions of identity and community. The Roman Empire collapsed in Western Europe to be…
Paperback – 2009-12-08
Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World
Towards the end of the fifth century BC Ctesias of Cnidus wrote his 23 book History of Persia. Ctesias is a remarkable figure: he lived and worked in the Persian court and, as a doctor, tended to the world’s most powerful kings and queens. His position gave him special insight into the workings of…
Hardback – 2009-11-30
Routledge Classical Translations
This revised and updated edition includes a brand new foreword by Richard LaFleur and more than fifteen hundred new entries and abbreviations. Organized alphabetically within the categories of verba (common words and expressions), dicta (common phrases and familiar sayings), and abbreviations,…
Paperback – 2009-06-23
This all embracing survey of Pompeii provides the most comprehensive survey of the region available. With contributions by well-known experts in the field, this book studies not only Pompeii, but also – for the first time – the buried surrounding cities of Campania. The World of Pompeii includes…
Paperback – 2008-06-17
This definitive study from the author of From the Gracchi to Nero, examines the period from the foundation of Rome to the fall of Carthage. An accessible introduction to these centuries of change, this book will also be useful as context for those studying later developments in Roman history.…
Paperback – 2002-11-14
This volume is a concise introduction to the history and culture of the Huns. This ancient people had a famous reputation in Eurasian Late Antiquity. However, their history has often been evaluated as a footnote in the histories of the later Roman Empire and early Germanic peoples. Kim addresses…
Paperback – 2015-11-23
Peoples of the Ancient World
The Routledge Encyclopedia of Ancient Mediterranean Religions is the first comprehensive single-volume reference work offering authoritative coverage of ancient religions in the Mediterranean world. Chronologically, the volume’s scope extends from pre-historical antiquity in the third millennium…
Hardback – 2015-11-19
Aristotle’s Poetics is the first philosophical account of an art form and the foundational text in aesthetics. The Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Aristotle and the Poetics is an accessible guide to this often dense and cryptic work. Angela Curran introduces and assesses: Aristotle’s life and…
Paperback – 2015-10-20
Routledge Philosophy GuideBooks
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Stephanie Budin, author of Artemis, breaks down some common misconceptions of Artemis and the people of Ancient Greece.
Artemis is a literary, iconographic, and archaeological study of the ancient Greek goddess of the hunt, who presided over the transitions and mediations between the wild and the civilized, youth and maturity, life and death.
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Sex in Antiquity: Exploring Gender and Sexuality in the Ancient World, edited by Mark Masterson, Nancy Sorkin Rabinowitz, and James Robson, represents a vibrant picture of the discipline of ancient gender and sexuality studies showcasing the work of leading international scholars as well as that of emerging talents and new voices.
Andrew Lear, contributor to Sex in Antiquity: Exploring Gender and Sexuality in the Ancient World and author of Images of Ancient Greek Pederasty: Boys Were Their Gods, discusses studying gender and sexuality in the ancient world as well as his favorite authors in the field!
Amy Davis-Poynter commissions for Classics and Biblical Studies, with books on the history, thought, and cultures of the Ancient Near East and Egypt, the Biblical lands, Greece and Rome, and Late Antiquity and Early Christianity. She produces a wide range of books, from introductory textbooks and sourcebooks to translations, scholarly monographs, and edited collections, with a particular interest in reception, science and medicine, the emotions and senses, and theoretical and interdisciplinary approaches to the subjects. New series and series in development include Routledge Handbooks of Theory and the Classics, The Senses in Antiquity, Issues in Ancient Philosophy, Medicine and Healing in Antiquity, and Scientific Writings from the Ancient and Medieval World. Established series include the Routledge Worlds, Gods and Heroes of the Ancient World, and Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies.
Matthew Gibbons commissions on a number of related lists: Classics, Archaeology, Museum Studies, Heritage Studies, and Conservation. He commissions books for a broad audience from introductory textbooks and guides through to cutting-edge research volumes. The Museums, Heritage, and Conservation lists also cater for practitioners and professionals. As well as a focus on books that support study he also welcomes, across all lists, pioneering work and topics at the forefront of current research that reflect the reputation for innovative publishing in his areas.