Classical Studies: Roman History & Culture

  • 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

  • Ancient Macedonia book cover

    Ancient Macedonia

    By Carol J. King

    The first English-language monograph on ancient Macedonia in almost thirty years, Carol J. King's book aims to provide 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…

    Paperback – 2017-07-26 
    Routledge

  • The Plight of Rome in the Fifth Century AD book cover

    The Plight of Rome in the Fifth Century AD

    By Mark Merrony

    The Plight of Rome in the Fifth Century AD argues that the fall of the western Roman Empire was rooted in a significant drop in war booty, agricultural productivity, and mineral resources. Merrony proposes that a dependency on the three economic components was established with the Principate, when…

    Hardback – 2017-07-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ancient History

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

    Imperial Inquisitions

    Prosecutors and Informants from Tiberius to Domitian

    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 – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Ovid's Heroides: A New Translation and Critical Essays book cover

    Ovid's Heroides

    A New Translation and Critical Essays

    By Paul Murgatroyd, Bridget Reeves, Sarah Parker

    This volume offers up-to-date translations of all 21 epistles of Ovid’s Heroides. Each letter is accompanied by a preface explaining the mythological background, an essay offering critical remarks on the poem, and discussion of the heroine and her treatment elsewhere in Classical literature. Where…

    Paperback – 2017-06-12 
    Routledge

  • Masculinity and Dress in Roman Antiquity book cover

    Masculinity and Dress in Roman Antiquity

    By Kelly Olson

    In Masculinity and Dress in Roman Antiquity, Olson argues that clothing functioned as part of the process of communication by which elite male influence, masculinity, and sexuality were made known and acknowledged, and furthermore that these concepts interconnected in socially significant ways.…

    Hardback – 2017-05-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Ausonius: Moselle, Epigrams, and Other Poems book cover

    Ausonius

    Moselle, Epigrams, and Other Poems

    By Deborah Warren

    Ausonius provides translations of the key works of Ausonius, an important later Latin poet whose poems detail the social and cultural life of Gaul and its environment. His often difficult and playful Latin is presented in English by the award winning poet Deborah Warren, enabling a new generation…

    Hardback – 2017-04-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Later Latin Poetry

  • The Routledge Companion to Strabo book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Strabo

    Edited by Daniela Dueck

    The Routledge Companion to Strabo explores the works of Strabo of Amasia (c. 64 BCE – c. CE 24), a Greek author writing at the prime of Roman expansion and political empowerment. While his earlier historiographical composition is almost entirely lost, his major opus of the Geography includes an…

    Hardback – 2017-03-27
    Routledge

  • The Ludi Saeculares of Septimius Severus: The Ideologies of a New Roman Empire book cover

    The Ludi Saeculares of Septimius Severus

    The Ideologies of a New Roman Empire

    By Jussi Rantala

    This is the first monograph to examine in detail the Ludi Saeculares (Secular Games) of Septimius Severus and argues that the games represented a radical shift from Antonine imperial ideology. To garner popular support and to legitimise his power, Severus conducted an intensive propaganda campaign,…

    Hardback – 2017-03-09
    Routledge

  • Renaissance Porticoes and Painted Pergolas: Nature and Culture in Early Modern Italy book cover

    Renaissance Porticoes and Painted Pergolas

    Nature and Culture in Early Modern Italy

    By Natsumi Nonaka

    This book is the first study of the portico and its decorative program as a cultural phenomenon in Renaissance Italy. Focusing on a largely neglected group of porticoes decorated with painted pergolas that appeared in Rome and environs in the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries, it tells the…

    Hardback – 2017-03-02
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • The Roman Garden: Space, Sense, and Society book cover

    The Roman Garden

    Space, Sense, and Society

    By Katharine T. von Stackelberg

    This innovative book is the first comprehensive study of ancient Roman gardens to combine literary and archaeological evidence with contemporary space theory. It applies a variety of interdisciplinary methods including access analysis, literary and gender theory to offer a critical framework for…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Roman Theories of Translation: Surpassing the Source book cover

    Roman Theories of Translation

    Surpassing the Source

    By Siobhán McElduff

    For all that Cicero is often seen as the father of translation theory, his and other Roman comments on translation are often divorced from the complicated environments that produced them. The first book-length study in English of its kind, Roman Theories of Translation: Surpassing the Source…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

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