Classical Studies: Greek History & Culture

  • Landscapes of Dread in Classical Antiquity: Negative Emotion in Natural and Constructed Spaces book cover

    Landscapes of Dread in Classical Antiquity

    Negative Emotion in Natural and Constructed Spaces

    Edited by Debbie Felton

    Over the last two decades, research in cultural geography and landscape studies has influenced many humanities fields, including Classics, and has increasingly drawn our attention to the importance of spaces and their contexts, both geographical and social: how spaces are described by language,…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Cross-Cultural Interaction Between Byzantium and the West, 1204-1669: Whose Mediterranean Is It Anyway? book cover

    Cross-Cultural Interaction Between Byzantium and the West, 1204-1669

    Whose Mediterranean Is It Anyway?

    Edited by Angeliki Lymberopoulou

    The Early Modern Mediterranean was an area where many different rich cultural traditions came in contact with each other, were often forced to co-exist, and frequently learned to reap the benefits of co-operation. Orthodox, Roman Catholic, Muslims, Jews, and their interactions all contributed…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Publications of the Society for the Promotion of Byzantine Studies

  • The Greek and Roman Trophy: From Battlefield Marker to Icon of Power book cover

    The Greek and Roman Trophy

    From Battlefield Marker to Icon of Power

    By Lauren Kinnee

    In The Greek and Roman Trophy: From Battlefield Marker to Icon of Power, Kinnee presents the first monographic treatment of ancient trophies in sixty years. The study spans Archaic Greece through the Augustan Principate. Kinnee aims to create a holistic view of this complex monument-type by…

    Hardback – 2018-04-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Athens Transformed, 404–262 BC: From Popular Sovereignty to the Dominion of Wealth book cover

    Athens Transformed, 404–262 BC

    From Popular Sovereignty to the Dominion of Wealth

    By Phillip Harding

    During the heady, democratic days of the fifth and fourth centuries, the poorer members of Athenian society, the lower two classes of zeugitai and thetes, enjoyed an unprecedented dominance in both domestic and foreign politics. At home, the participatory nature of the constitution required their…

    Paperback – 2018-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Radical Marble: Architectural Innovation from Antiquity to the Present book cover

    Radical Marble

    Architectural Innovation from Antiquity to the Present

    Edited by J. Nicholas Napoli, William Tronzo

    Marble is one of the great veins through the architectural tradition and fundamental building block of the Mediterranean world, from the Parthenon of mid-fifth century Athens, which was constructed of pentelic marble, to Justinian’s Hagia Sophia in Constantinople and the Renaissance and Baroque…

    Hardback – 2018-02-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Sex in Antiquity: Exploring Gender and Sexuality in the Ancient World book cover

    Sex in Antiquity

    Exploring Gender and Sexuality in the Ancient World

    Edited by Mark Masterson, Nancy Sorkin Rabinowitz, James Robson

    Looking at sex and sexuality from a variety of historical, sociological and theoretical perspectives, as represented in a variety of media, Sex in Antiquity represents a vibrant picture of the discipline of ancient gender and sexuality studies, showcasing the work of leading international scholars…

    Paperback – 2018-02-16 
    Routledge
    Rewriting Antiquity

  • Torture and Truth (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    Torture and Truth (Routledge Revivals)

    By Page duBois

    First published in 1991, this book — through the examination of ancient Greek literary, philosophical and legal texts — analyses how the Athenian torture of slaves emerged from and reinforced the concept of truth as something hidden in the human body. It discusses the tradition of…

    Paperback – 2018-02-01 
    Routledge

  • Hellenomania book cover

    Hellenomania

    Edited by Katherine Harloe, Nicoletta Momigliano, Alexandre Farnoux

    Hellenomania, the second volume in the MANIA series, presents a wide-ranging, multi-disciplinary exploration of the modern reception of ancient Greek material culture in cultural practices ranging from literature to architecture, stage and costume design, painting, sculpture, cinema, and the…

    Hardback – 2018-01-17 
    Routledge
    British School at Athens - Modern Greek and Byzantine Studies

  • The Philosopher’s New Clothes: The Theaetetus, the Academy, and Philosophy’s Turn against Fashion book cover

    The Philosopher’s New Clothes

    The Theaetetus, the Academy, and Philosophy’s Turn against Fashion

    By Nickolas Pappas

    This book takes a new approach to the question, "Is the philosopher to be seen as universal human being or as eccentric?". Through a reading of the Theaetetus, Pappas first considers how we identify philosophers – how do they appear, in particular how do they dress? The book moves to modern…

    Paperback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Achilles book cover

    Achilles

    By Marta González González

    Achilles is the quintessential Greek hero, but that does not mean that he is a conventional hero. His uniqueness is dictated by his birth, as the son of a sea goddess, and his education at the hands of a centaur. The hero’s exceptional nature also forms part of the tension that both unites and…

    Hardback – 2017-12-22 
    Routledge
    Gods and Heroes of the Ancient World

  • Milton, Drama, and Greek Texts book cover

    Milton, Drama, and Greek Texts

    Edited by Tania Demetriou, Tanya Pollard

    This collection reconsiders Milton’s engagement with Greek texts, with particular attention to the theological and theatrical meanings attached to Greek in the early modern period. Responding to new scholarship on early modern reactions to Greek authors – especially Euripides and Homer, Milton’s…

    Hardback – 2017-12-22 
    Routledge

  • Aristotle’s Political Philosophy in its Historical Context: A New Translation and Commentary on Politics Books 5 and 6 book cover

    Aristotle’s Political Philosophy in its Historical Context

    A New Translation and Commentary on Politics Books 5 and 6

    By Andrew Lintott

    This book offers new translations of Aristotle’s Politics 5 and 6, accompanied by an introduction and commentary, targeted at historians and those who like to read political science in the context in which it was produced. Philosophical analysis remains essential and there is no intention to…

    Hardback – 2017-12-18 
    Routledge

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