Classical Studies: Bestsellers

10Bestsellers

  • Classical Mythology: The Basics book cover

    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

  • The Age of Agade: Inventing Empire in Ancient Mesopotamia book cover

    The Age of Agade

    Inventing Empire in Ancient Mesopotamia

    By Benjamin R Foster

    The Age of Agade is the first book-length study of the Akkadian period of Mesopotamian history, which saw the rise and fall of the world’s first empire during more than a century of extraordinary political, social, and cultural innovation. It draws together more than 40 years of research by one of…

    Paperback – 2015-12-07
    Routledge

  • Ancient Rome: Social and Historical Documents from the Early Republic to the Death of Augustus book cover

    Ancient Rome

    Social and Historical Documents from the Early Republic to the Death of Augustus, 2nd Edition

    By Matthew Dillon, Lynda Garland

    In this second edition, Ancient Rome presents an extensive range of material, from the early Republic to the death of Augustus, with two new chapters on the Second Triumvirate and The Age of Augustus. Dillon and Garland have also included more extensive late Republican and Augustan sources on…

    Paperback – 2015-06-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World

  • The Greeks: An Introduction to Their Culture book cover

    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
    Routledge
    Peoples of the Ancient World

  • The Romans: An Introduction book cover

    The Romans

    An Introduction, 3rd Edition

    By Antony Kamm, Abigail Graham

    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
    Routledge
    Peoples of the Ancient World

  • The Historians of Ancient Rome: An Anthology of the Major Writings book cover

    The Historians of Ancient Rome

    An Anthology of the Major Writings, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Ronald Mellor

    The Historians of Ancient Rome is the most comprehensive collection of ancient sources for Roman history available in a single English volume. After a general introduction on Roman historical writing, extensive passages from more than a dozen Greek and Roman historians and biographers trace…

    Paperback – 2012-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World

  • Ancient Cities: The Archaeology of Urban Life in the Ancient Near East and Egypt, Greece and Rome book cover

    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
    Routledge

  • Handbook for Classical Research book cover

    Handbook for Classical Research

    By David M. Schaps

    One of the glories of the Greco-Roman classics is the opportunity that they give us to consider a great culture in its entirety; but our ability to do that depends on our ability to work comfortably with very varied fields of scholarship. The Handbook for Classical Research offers guidance to…

    Paperback – 2010-08-16
    Routledge

  • Ancient Greece: Social and Historical Documents from Archaic Times to the Death of Alexander book cover

    Ancient Greece

    Social and Historical Documents from Archaic Times to the Death of Alexander, 3rd Edition

    By Matthew Dillon, Lynda Garland

    Edited by Matthew Dillon, Lynda Garland

    In this revised edition, Matthew Dillon and Lynda Garland have expanded the chronological range of Ancient Greece to include the Greek world of the fourth century. The sourcebook now ranges from the first lines of Greek literature to the death of Alexander the Great, covering all of the main…

    Paperback – 2010-06-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World

  • An Introduction to the Ancient World book cover

    An Introduction to the Ancient World

    2nd Edition

    By L de Blois, Lukas De Blois, R. J. van der Spek, 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
    Routledge