Recommended CHOICE Titles from Routledge and CRC Press 2012 - 2019

A full list of titles reviewed as "Recommended" by CHOICE Magazine, 2012-2019.


The full list of Routledge Classics titles reviewed as Recommended by CHOICE Magazine since 2012.

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  • Understanding Greek Tragic Theatre

    2nd Edition

    By Rush Rehm

    Understanding Greek Tragic Theatre, a revised edition of Greek Tragic Theatre (1992), is intended for those interested in how Greek tragedy works. By analysing the way the plays were performed in fifth-century Athens, Rush Rehm encourages classicists, actors, and directors to approach Greek tragedy…

    Hardback – 2016-07-13
    Understanding the Ancient World

  • Ancient Botany

    1st Edition

    By Gavin Hardy, Laurence Totelin

    Gavin Hardy and Laurence Totelin have brought together their botanical and historical knowledge to produce this unique overview of ancient botany. It examines all the founding texts of botanical science, such as Theophrastus' Enquiry into Plants, Dioscorides' Materia Medica, Pliny the Elder's…

    Hardback – 2015-10-05
    Sciences of Antiquity

  • Pagans and Christians in Late Antiquity

    A Sourcebook, 2nd Edition

    By A. D. Lee

    In Pagans and Christians in Late Antiquity, A.D. Lee documents the transformation of the religious landscape of the Roman world from one of enormous diversity of religious practices and creeds in the 3rd century to a situation where, by the 6th century, Christianity had become the dominant…

    Hardback – 2015-08-24
    Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World

  • Cicero

    The Philosophy of a Roman Sceptic, 1st Edition

    By Raphael Woolf

    Cicero’s philosophical works introduced Latin audiences to the ideas of the Stoics, Epicureans and other schools and figures of the post-Aristotelian period, thus influencing the transmission of those ideas through later history. While Cicero’s value as documentary evidence for the Hellenistic…

    Paperback – 2015-02-19
    Philosophy in the Roman World

  • Sex in Antiquity

    Exploring Gender and Sexuality in the Ancient World, 1st Edition

    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…

    Hardback – 2014-12-18
    Rewriting Antiquity

  • Apuleius and Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Benjamin Todd Lee, Ellen Finkelpearl, Luca Graverini

    The Metamorphoses or Golden Ass of Apuleius (ca. 170 CE) is a Latin novel written by a native of Madauros in Roman North Africa, roughly equal to modern Tunisia together with parts of Libya and Algeria. Apuleius’ novel is based on the model of a lost Greek novel; it narrates the adventures of a…

    Hardback – 2014-05-07
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Women in the Ancient Near East

    A Sourcebook, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Chavalas

    Women in the Ancient Near East provides a collection of primary sources that further our understanding of women from Mesopotamian and Near Eastern civilizations, from the earliest historical and literary texts in the third millennium BC to the end of Mesopotamian political autonomy in the sixth…

    Hardback – 2013-10-04
    Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World

  • Pompeii and Herculaneum

    A Sourcebook, 2nd Edition

    By Alison E. Cooley, M. G. L. Cooley

    The original edition of Pompeii: A Sourcebook was a crucial resource for students of the site. Now updated to include material from Herculaneum, the neighbouring town also buried in the eruption of Vesuvius, Pompeii and Herculaneum: A Sourcebook allows readers to form a richer and more diverse…

    Paperback – 2013-10-04
    Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World

  • Augustus

    2nd Edition

    By Patricia Southern

    The first Emperor of Rome holds a perennial fascination for anyone with an interest in the Romans and their Empire. Augustus was a truly remarkable man who brought peace after many years of civil wars and laid the foundations of an Empire that lasted for nearly five centuries. Even today the Roman…

    Hardback – 2013-09-23
    Roman Imperial Biographies

  • Displaying the Ideals of Antiquity

    The Petrified Gaze, 1st Edition

    By Johannes Siapkas, Lena Sjögren

    Displaying the Ideals of Antiquity investigates the study and display of ancient sculpture from archaeological, art historical, and museum studies perspectives. Ancient sculptures not only give us knowledge about ancient Greek and Roman pasts, but they also mediate ideals that inform modern…

    Hardback – 2013-07-23
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Herakles

    1st Edition

    By Emma Stafford

    There is more material available on Herakles than any other Greek god or hero. His story has many more episodes than those of other heroes, concerning his life and death as well as his battles with myriad monsters and other opponents. In literature, he appears in our earliest Greek epic…

    Paperback – 2011-11-28
    Gods and Heroes of the Ancient World