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  • Imperial Inquisitions

    Prosecutors and Informants from Tiberius to Domitian

    By Steven H. Rutledge

    Delatores (political informants) and accusatores (malicious prosecutors) were a major part of life in imperial Rome. Contemporary sources depict them as cruel and heartless mercenaries, who bore the main responsibility for institutionalising and enforcing the 'tyranny' of the infamous rulers of the…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30
    Routledge

  • Prudentius' Hymns for Hours and Seasons

    Liber Cathemerinon

    By Nicholas Richardson

    Combining faithfulness to the Latin with sensitivity to Prudentius’ poetic qualities, Nicholas Richardson offers a precise yet creative verse translation of a major work by one of the most important Christian Latin poets of late antiquity. Prudentius’ Hymns for Hours and Seasons also provides…

    Paperback – 2017-07-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Later Latin Poetry

  • The Women of Pliny's Letters

    By Jo-Ann Shelton

    Pliny's letters offer a significant source of information about the lives of Roman women (predominantly, though not exclusively, upper-class women) during the late first and early second centuries CE. In the 368 letters included in his ten published books of epistles, Pliny mentions over 30 women…

    Paperback – 2017-07-13
    Routledge
    Women of the Ancient World

  • The Greek View of Poetry

    By E.E. Sikes

    The Greek View of Poetry details critical theories and the appreciation of poetry by the ancient Greeks. Originally published in 1931, this text deals with a whole range of Greek critics from very early criticism to Longinus and his views on Homer in an attempt to provide a historical view of the…

    Paperback – 2017-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Roman Poetry

    By E.E. Sikes

    Originally published in 1923, this study outlines the aims and methods of roman poets as well as focussing on technique and subject. Sikes’ critique of the subject delves into the general character of roman poetry with the belief that it provides an insight into roman life and ideals by commenting…

    Paperback – 2017-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Augustus

    2nd Edition

    By Patricia Southern

    The first Emperor of Rome holds a perennial fascination for anyone with an interest in the Romans and their Empire. Augustus was a truly remarkable man who brought peace after many years of civil wars and laid the foundations of an Empire that lasted for nearly five centuries. Even today the Roman…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Roman Imperial Biographies

  • The Popes and the Church of Rome in Late Antiquity

    By John Moorhead

    In the past few decades there has been an explosion of interest in the period of late antiquity. Rather than being viewed within a paradigm of the fall of the Roman Empire, these centuries have come to be seen as a time of immense creativity and significance in western history. Popes and the Church…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ancient History

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