Classical Studies: Classical Language & Literature

  • The Women of Pliny's Letters book cover

    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 – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge
    Women of the Ancient World

  • The Poetry of Thought in Late Antiquity: Essays in Imagination and Religion book cover

    The Poetry of Thought in Late Antiquity

    Essays in Imagination and Religion

    By Patricia Cox Miller

    This title was first published in 2001. These collected essays by Patricia Cox Miller identify new possibilities of meaning in the study of religion in late antiquity. The book addresses the topic of the imaginative mindset of late ancient authors from a variety of Greco-Roman religious traditions.…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Text and Tablet: Near Eastern Archaeology, the Old Testament and New Possibilities book cover

    Text and Tablet

    Near Eastern Archaeology, the Old Testament and New Possibilities

    By Arthur Gibson, Brook W.R. Pearson

    This title was first published in 2000. Text and Tablet balances a blend of logic, post-analytical philosophy, French philosophy and literary criticism to carefully introduce some of these issues to the reader. Just as writers such as Derrida and Kermode have been interested in relating religion…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Shakespeare's Poetics: Aristotle and Anglo-Italian Renaissance Genres book cover

    Shakespeare's Poetics

    Aristotle and Anglo-Italian Renaissance Genres

    By Sarah Dewar-Watson

    The startling central idea behind this study is that the rediscovery of Aristotle's Poetics in the sixteenth century ultimately had a profound impact on almost every aspect of Shakespeare's late plays”their sources, subject matter and thematic concerns. Shakespeare's Poetics reveals the generic…

    Hardback – 2017-09-29 
    Routledge
    Anglo-Italian Renaissance Studies

  • The Culture of Animals in Antiquity: A Sourcebook with Commentaries book cover

    The Culture of Animals in Antiquity

    A Sourcebook with Commentaries

    By Sian Lewis, Lloyd Llewellyn-Jones

    The Culture of Animals in Antiquity provides students and researchers with well-chosen and clearly-presented ancient sources in translation, some well-known, others undoubtedly unfamiliar, but all central to a key area of study in ancient history – the part played by animals in the cultures of the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-27 
    Routledge

  • Studies on Greek Law, Oratory and Comedy book cover

    Studies on Greek Law, Oratory and Comedy

    Edited by Konstantinos Kapparis, Ilias Arnaoutoglou, Dimos Spatharas, Authored by Douglas M. MacDowell

    Douglas M. MacDowell (1931 – 2010) was a scholar of international renown and the articles included here cover a significant area of classical scholarship, discussing Athenian law, law-making and legal procedure, Old Comedy, comedy and law, politics and lexicography. All of these articles, published…

    Hardback – 2017-09-06 
    Routledge

  • Ovid's Metamorphoses: A Reader for Students in Elementary College Latin book cover

    Ovid's Metamorphoses

    A Reader for Students in Elementary College Latin

    By Christine L. Albright

    Ovid’s Metamorphoses is a Latin reader designed to partner existing elementary Latin textbooks. The book features thirty compelling stories, graduated in difficulty and adapted from Ovid’s epic Metamorphoses into prose. The original poem contains many different stories united thematically by the…

    Paperback – 2017-09-06 
    Routledge

  • Erotic Geographies in Ancient Greek Literature and Culture book cover

    Erotic Geographies in Ancient Greek Literature and Culture

    By Kate Gilhuly

    Erotic Geographies in Ancient Greek Literature and Culture addresses the following question: how does a place "get a reputation?" The Athenians associated sexual behaviors with particular places and their inhabitants, and this book decodes the meaning of the sexualization of place and traces the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-28 
    Routledge

  • Roman Poetry book cover

    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 – 2017-07-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Juvenal’s Global Awareness: Circulation, Connectivity, and Empire book cover

    Juvenal’s Global Awareness

    Circulation, Connectivity, and Empire

    By Osman Umurhan

    In Juvenal’s Global Awareness Osman Umurhan applies theories of globalization to an investigation of Juvenal’s articulation and understanding of empire, imperialism and identity. Umurhan explains how the increased interconnectivity between different localities, ethnic and political, shapes Juvenal’…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Childhood in History: Perceptions of Children in the Ancient and Medieval Worlds book cover

    Childhood in History

    Perceptions of Children in the Ancient and Medieval Worlds

    Edited by Reidar Aasgaard, Cornelia Horn

    Inquiring into childhood is one of the most appropriate ways to address the perennial and essential question of what it is that makes human beings – each of us – human. In Childhood in History: Perceptions of Children in the Ancient and Medieval Worlds, Aasgaard, Horn, and Cojocaru bring together…

    Hardback – 2017-07-26 
    Routledge

  • The Greek View of Poetry book cover

    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 – 2017-07-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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