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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
Gavin Hardy and Laurence Totelin have brought together their botanical and historical knowledge to produce this unique overview of ancient botany. It examines all the founding texts of botanical science, such as Theophrastus' Enquiry into Plants, Dioscorides' Materia Medica, Pliny the Elder's…
Paperback – 2015-10-01
Sciences of Antiquity Series
The Collected Works of G. Lowes Dickinson reissues nine titles from Dickinson's impressive oeuvre. The titles in question cover a range of topics, from Plato and the Greek view of life to civilisation and the causes of war.…
Hardback – 2015-09-23
Routledge Revivals: Collected Works of G. Lowes Dickinson
In Pagans and Christians in Late Antiquity, A.D. Lee documents the transformation of the religious landscape of the Roman world from one of enormous diversity of religious practices and creeds in the 3rd century to a situation where, by the 6th century, Christianity had become the dominant…
Paperback – 2015-08-26
Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World
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.
Want a quick snapshot of the entire Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies Series, representing the latest research by eminent scholars, but don’t know where to start? We have compiled a selection of chapters from some of the new and key books in the series, and created individual ebooks for each one. Did we mention it doesn't cost a thing?
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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!
Whether you're teaching, studying, or just interested in Ancient Religions, we have an extensive range of resources available.
Anthony Kaldellis, author of Byzantine Readings of Ancient Historians: Texts in Translation, with Introductions and Notes,discusses the construction of historical genealogies.
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Michael D. Dixon, author of Late Classical and Early Hellenistic Corinth, 338-196 BC, recently answered some questions for us on his research into the world Hellenistic Corinth and the surprising relationship between the the Corinthians and Macedonians.
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