Classical Studies: Roman History & Culture

  • Rome, Parthia, and the Politics of Peace: The Origins of War in the Ancient Middle East book cover

    Rome, Parthia, and the Politics of Peace

    The Origins of War in the Ancient Middle East, 1st Edition

    By Jason M. Schlude

    This volume offers an informed survey of the problematic relationship between the ancient empires of Rome and Parthia from c.96/95 BCE to 224 CE. Schlude explores the rhythms of this relationship and invites its readers to reconsider the past and our relationship with it. Some have looked to this…

    Hardback – 2020-02-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ancient History

  • Rome, Persia, and Arabia: Shaping the Middle East from Pompey to Muhammad book cover

    Rome, Persia, and Arabia

    Shaping the Middle East from Pompey to Muhammad, 1st Edition

    By Greg Fisher

    Rome, Persia, and Arabia traces the enormous impact that the Great Powers of antiquity exerted on Arabia and the Arabs, between the arrival of Roman forces in the Middle East in 63 bc and the death of the Prophet Muhammad in ad 632. Richly illustrated and covering a vast area from the fertile…

    Paperback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge

  • Emotional Trauma in Greece and Rome: Representations and Reactions book cover

    Emotional Trauma in Greece and Rome

    Representations and Reactions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andromache Karanika, Vassiliki Panoussi

    This volume examines emotional trauma in the ancient world, with material spanning literary texts from different genres (from epic and theatre to historiography) and archaeological sources, and geographically from Greece and Rome to Judaea with a chronological range from about 8th c. BCE to 1st c.…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Cultural Reflections of Medusa: The Shadow in the Glass book cover

    Cultural Reflections of Medusa

    The Shadow in the Glass, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer Hedgecock

    This project studies the patterns in which the Medusa myth shapes, constructs and transforms new meanings of women today, correlating portrayals in ancient Greek myth, nineteenth century Symbolist painting and new, controversial, visions of women in contemporary art. The myth of the Medusa has long…

    Hardback – 2019-12-17 
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Research in Gender

  • Ancient Fairy and Folk Tales: An Anthology book cover

    Ancient Fairy and Folk Tales

    An Anthology, 1st Edition

    By Graham Anderson

    This anthology explores the multitude of evidence for recognisable fairy tales drawn from sources in the much older cultures of the ancient world, appearing much earlier than the 17th century where awareness of most fairy tales tends to begin. It presents versions of Cinderella, The Emperor’s New…

    Paperback – 2019-12-06 
    Routledge

  • Greek and Roman Technology: A Sourcebook of Translated Greek and Roman Texts book cover

    Greek and Roman Technology

    A Sourcebook of Translated Greek and Roman Texts, 2nd Edition

    By Andrew N. Sherwood, Milorad Nikolic, John W. Humphrey, John P. Oleson

    In this new edition of Greek and Roman Technology, the authors translate and annotate key passages from ancient texts to provide a history and analysis of the origins and development of technology in the classical world. Sherwood and Nikolic, with Humphrey and Oleson, provide a comprehensive and…

    Paperback – 2019-11-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World

  • The Medicina Plinii: Latin Text, Translation, and Commentary book cover

    The Medicina Plinii

    Latin Text, Translation, and Commentary, 1st Edition

    By Yvette Hunt

    This book presents the first ever English translation of the Medicina Plinii, one of the most influential books of applied medicine and self-medication in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages. The work, which predates AD 400, was created as a quick reference work for travellers, and became and…

    Hardback – 2019-10-07
    Routledge
    Scientific Writings from the Ancient and Medieval World

  • Romans at War: Soldiers, Citizens, and Society in the Roman Republic book cover

    Romans at War

    Soldiers, Citizens, and Society in the Roman Republic, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jeremy Armstrong, Michael P. Fronda

    This volume addresses the fundamental importance of the army, warfare, and military service to the development of both the Roman Republic and wider Italic society in the second half of the first millennium BC. It brings together emerging and established scholars in the area of Roman military…

    Hardback – 2019-10-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Imperial Inquisitions: Prosecutors and Informants from Tiberius to Domitian book cover

    Imperial Inquisitions

    Prosecutors and Informants from Tiberius to Domitian, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-09-18
    Routledge

  • A History of the Pyrrhic War book cover

    A History of the Pyrrhic War

    1st Edition

    By Patrick Alan Kent

    A History of the Pyrrhic War explores the multi-polar nature of a conflict that involved the Romans, peoples of Italy, western Greeks, and Carthaginians during Pyrrhus’ western campaign in the early third century BCE. The war occurred nearly a century before the first historical writings in Rome,…

    Hardback – 2019-08-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ancient History

  • Piracy, Pillage, and Plunder in Antiquity: Appropriation and the Ancient World book cover

    Piracy, Pillage, and Plunder in Antiquity

    Appropriation and the Ancient World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Evans, Martine De Marre

    Piracy, Pillage, and Plunder in Antiquity explores appropriation in its broadest terns in the ancient world, from brigands, mercenaries and state-sponsored "piracy", to literary appropriation and the modern plundering of antiquities. The chronological extent of the studies in this volume, written…

    Hardback – 2019-08-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Near Eastern Cities from Alexander to the Successors of Muhammad book cover

    Near Eastern Cities from Alexander to the Successors of Muhammad

    1st Edition

    By Walter D. Ward

    Near Eastern Cities from Alexander to the Successors of Muhammad compares the evolution of several cities in the Near East from the time of Alexander the Great until the beginning of the Islamic 'Abbasid Dynasty. This volume examines both archaeological remains and literary sources to explain the…

    Hardback – 2019-07-22
    Routledge
    Studies in the History of the Ancient Near East

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