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  • Ancient Macedonia

    1st Edition

    By Carol J. King

    The first English-language monograph on ancient Macedonia in almost thirty years, Carol J. King's book provides a detailed narrative account of the rise and fall of Macedonian power in the Balkan Peninsula and the Aegean region during the five-hundred-year period of the Macedonian monarchy from the…

    Paperback – 2017-07-28

  • Rome in the East

    The Transformation of an Empire, 2nd Edition

    By Warwick Ball

    This new edition of Rome in the East expands on the seminal work of the first edition, and examines the lasting impact of the near Eastern influence on Rome on our understanding of the development of European culture. Warwick Ball explores modern issues as well as ancient, and overturns…

    Paperback – 2016-06-28

  • The Greeks

    An Introduction to Their Culture, 3rd Edition

    By Robin Sowerby

    The Greeks has provided a concise yet wide-ranging introduction to the culture of ancient Greece. In this new and expanded third edition the best-selling volume offers a lucid survey that covers all the key elements of ancient Greek civilization from the age of Homer to the Hellenistic period. It…

    Paperback – 2014-11-24
    Peoples of the Ancient World

  • The Romans

    An Introduction, 3rd Edition

    By Abigail Graham, Antony Kamm

    The Romans: An Introduction, 3rd edition engages students in the study of ancient Rome by exploring specific historical events and examining the evidence. This focus enables students not only to learn history and culture but also to understand how we recreate this picture of Roman life. The…

    Paperback – 2014-11-13
    Peoples of the Ancient World

  • Aspects of Roman History 31 BC-AD 117

    2nd Edition

    By Richard Alston

    This new edition of Aspects of Roman History 31 BC- AD 117 provides an easily accessible guide to the history of the early Roman Empire. Taking the reader through the major political events of the crucial first 150 years of Roman imperial history, from the Empire’s foundation under Augustus to the…

    Paperback – 2013-11-11
    Aspects of Classical Civilization

  • History of the Roman People

    6th Edition

    By Allen M. Ward, Fritz M. Heichelheim, Cedric A. Yeo

    A History of the Roman People provides a comprehensive analytical survey of Roman history from its prehistoric roots in Italy and the wider Mediterranean world to the dissolution of the Roman Empire in Late Antiquity ca. A.D. 600. Clearly organized and highly readable, the text's narrative of major…

    Paperback – 2013-07-12

  • Ancient Medicine

    2nd Edition

    By Vivian Nutton

    The first edition of Ancient Medicine was the most complete examination of the medicine of the ancient world for a hundred years. The new edition includes the key discoveries made since the first edition, especially from important texts discovered in recent finds of papyri and manuscripts, making…

    Paperback – 2012-11-01
    Sciences of Antiquity

  • The Ancient Greeks

    History and Culture from Archaic Times to the Death of Alexander, 1st Edition

    By Matthew Dillon, Lynda Garland

    The Ancient Greeks: History and Culture from Archaic Times to the Death of Alexander offers students a comprehensive introduction to the history and culture of the ancient Greek world for the period c.800-323 BC. It provides critical background to the key historical developments of the time: the…

    Paperback – 2012-07-30

  • The Mediterranean World in Late Antiquity

    AD 395-700, 2nd Edition

    By Averil Cameron

    This thoroughly revised and expanded edition of The Mediterranean World in Late Antiquity, now covering the period 395-700 AD, provides both a detailed introduction to late antiquity and a direct challenge to conventional views of the end of the Roman empire. Leading scholar Averil Cameron focuses…

    Paperback – 2011-09-13
    The Routledge History of the Ancient World

  • Ancient Cities

    The Archaeology of Urban Life in the Ancient Near East and Egypt, Greece and Rome, 2nd Edition

    By Charles Gates

    Ancient Cities surveys the cities of the Ancient Near East, Egypt, and the Greek and Roman worlds from the perspectives of archaeology and architectural history, bringing to life the physical world of ancient city dwellers by concentrating on evidence recovered from archaeological excavations.…

    Paperback – 2011-03-17

  • The Greek World 479-323 BC

    4th Edition

    By Simon Hornblower

    The Greek World 479-323 BC has been an indispensable guide to classical Greek history since its first publication nearly thirty years ago. Now Simon Hornblower has comprehensively revised and partly rewritten his original text, bringing it up-to-date for yet another generation of readers. In…

    Paperback – 2011-01-28
    The Routledge History of the Ancient World

  • Aspects of Greek History 750-323BC

    A Source-Based Approach, 2nd Edition

    By Terry Buckley

    Aspects of Greek History 750- 323 BC: A Source-Based Approach offers an indispensable introduction to the central period of Greek History for all students of classics, from pre-university to undergraduate level. Chapter by chapter, the relevant historical periods from the age of colonization to…

    Paperback – 2010-02-10
    Aspects of Classical Civilization

  • An Introduction to the Ancient World

    2nd Edition

    By Lukas de Blois, R.J. van der Spek

    Integrating the results of scholarly work from the past decade, the authors of An Introduction to the Ancient World, Lukas de Blois and R.J. van der Spek, have fully-updated and revised all sixteen chapters of this best-selling introductory textbook. Covering the history and culture of the ancient…

    Paperback – 2008-09-24

  • Games of Venus

    An Anthology of Greek and Roman Erotic Verse from Sappho to Ovid, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Bing, Rip Cohen

    Recent attacks on contemporary art have portrayed the erotic content of works by Robert Mapplethorpe and others as if it were a deviation from the Western artistic tradition. On the contrary, there is a rich tradition of eroticism in the arts beginning with the erotic verse of ancient Greek and…

    Paperback – 1993-09-20