Classical Association Annual Conference

2017Apr. 26th29th

Location: University of Kent, UK

If you're going to the Classical Association Annual Conference from 26-29 April, then we'd love to see you at our stand. There you'll be able to take advantage of a special conference discount when you order new and recently published books.

Are you missing the CA conference this year?

Well, fear not! You can still enjoy a 20% discount and FREE shipping when you order any Classical Studies books via our website before June 1, 2017 by quoting discount code DET09 at the checkout.*

*Please note that this offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other discount and only applies to books purchased directly via our website. This offer does not include ebooks.

Featured Titles

  • Senses of the Empire

    Multisensory Approaches to Roman Culture

    Edited by Eleanor Betts

    The Roman empire afforded a kaleidoscope of sensations. Through a series of multisensory case studies centred on people, places, buildings and artefacts, and on specific aspects of human behaviour, this volume develops ground-breaking methods and approaches for sensory studies in Roman archaeology…

    Hardback – 2017-03-06
    Routledge

  • Tertullian and the Unborn Child

    Christian and Pagan Attitudes in Historical Perspective

    By Julian Barr

    Tertullian of Carthage was the earliest Christian writer to argue against abortion at length, and the first surviving Latin author to consider the unborn child in detail. This book is the first comprehensive analysis of Tertullian’s attitude towards the foetus and embryo. Examining Tertullian’s…

    Hardback – 2017-02-23
    Routledge
    Medicine and the Body in Antiquity

  • Understanding Latin Literature

    2nd Edition

    By Susanna Morton Braund

    Understanding Latin Literature is a highly accessible, user-friendly work that provides a fresh and illuminating introduction to the most important aspects of Latin prose and poetry. This second edition is heavily revised to reflect recent developments in scholarship, especially in the area of the…

    Paperback – 2017-01-23
    Routledge
    Understanding the Ancient World

  • The Peripatetics

    Aristotle's Heirs 322 BCE - 200 CE

    By Han Baltussen

    The Peripatetics explores the development of Peripatetic thought from Theophrastus and Strato to the work of the commentator Alexander of Aphrodisias. The book examines whether the internal dynamics of this philosophical school allowed for a unity of Peripatetic thought, or whether there was a…

    Paperback – 2016-12-21
    Routledge
    Ancient Philosophies

  • Bodies of Evidence

    Ancient Anatomical Votives Past, Present and Future

    Edited by Jane Draycott, Emma-Jayne Graham

    Dedicating objects to the divine was a central component of both Greek and Roman religion. Some of the most conspicuous offerings were shaped like parts of the internal or external human body: so-called ‘anatomical votives’. These archaeological artefacts capture the modern imagination, recalling…

    Hardback – 2016-12-12
    Routledge
    Medicine and the Body in Antiquity

  • Mediterranean Connections

    Maritime Transport Containers and Seaborne Trade in the Bronze and Early Iron Ages

    By A. Bernard Knapp, Stella Demesticha

    Mediterranean Connections focuses on the origin and development of maritime transport containers from the Early Bronze through early Iron Age periods (ca. 3200–700 BC). Analysis of this category of objects broadens our understanding of ancient Mediterranean interregional connections, including the…

    Hardback – 2016-08-30
    Routledge

  • Ancient Egypt

    The Basics

    By Donald P. Ryan

    Ancient Egypt: The Basics offers an accessible and comprehensive introduction to the history, archaeology and influence of this fascinating civilization. Coverage includes: A survey of Egyptian history from its earliest origins to the coming of Islam Life and death in ancient Egypt Key…

    Paperback – 2016-07-28
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Understanding Greek Tragic Theatre

    2nd Edition

    By Rush Rehm

    Understanding Greek Tragic Theatre, a revised edition of Greek Tragic Theatre (1992), is intended for those interested in how Greek tragedy works. By analysing the way the plays were performed in fifth-century Athens, Rush Rehm encourages classicists, actors, and directors to approach Greek tragedy…

    Paperback – 2016-07-13
    Routledge
    Understanding the Ancient World

  • Juvencus' Four Books of the Gospels

    Evangeliorum Libri Quattuor

    By Scott McGill

    Juvencus’ Evangeliorum libri IV, or "The Four Books of the Gospels," is a verse rendering of the gospel narrative written ca. 330 CE. Consisting of around 3200 hexameter lines, it is the first of the Latin "Biblical epics" to appear in antiquity, and the first classicizing, hexameter poem on a…

    Hardback – 2016-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Later Latin Poetry

  • Athens and Sparta

    Constructing Greek Political and Social History from 478 BC, 3rd Edition

    By Anton Powell

    Athens and Sparta is an essential textbook for the study of Greek history. Providing a comprehensive account of the two key Greek powers in the years after 478 BC, it charts the rise of Athens from city-state to empire after the devastation of the Persian Wars, and the increasing tensions with…

    Paperback – 2016-05-19
    Routledge

  • Atlas of the Ancient Near East

    From Prehistoric Times to the Roman Imperial Period

    By Trevor Bryce, Jessie Birkett-Rees

    This atlas provides students and scholars with a broad range of information on the development of the Ancient Near East from prehistoric times through the beginning of written records in the Near East (c. 3000 BC) to the late Roman Empire and the rise of Islam. The geographical coverage of the…

    Paperback – 2016-05-10
    Routledge

  • Classical Mythology: The Basics

    By Richard Martin

    This is an engaging introduction which explores the latest thinking about Classical mythology, the history of interpreting myths and the role of myths in cultural tradition, from painting to opera, philosophy, politics, drama, and religion in the modern day. It answers such questions as what are…

    Paperback – 2016-05-10
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Rutilius Namatianus' Going Home

    De Reditu Suo

    By Martha Malamud

    Martha Malamud provides the only scholarly English translation of De Reditu Suo with significant notes and commentary that explore historical, literary, cultural, and mythical references, as well as commenting on literary allusions, the structure, diction, and style of the poem, and textual issues.…

    Hardback – 2016-04-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Later Latin Poetry

  • Understanding Greek Religion

    By Jennifer Larson

    Understanding Greek Religion is one of the first attempts to fully examine any religion from a cognitivist perspective, applying methods and findings from the cognitive science of religion to the ancient Greek world. In this book, Jennifer Larson shows that many of the fundamentals of Greek…

    Paperback – 2016-03-23
    Routledge
    Understanding the Ancient World

  • Ancient Aesthetics

    By Andrew Mason

    Ancient thought, particularly that of Plato and Aristotle, has played an important role in the development of the field of aesthetics, and the ideas of ancient thinkers are still influential and controversial today. Ancient Aesthetics introduces and discusses the central contributions of key…

    Paperback – 2016-03-17
    Routledge