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  • Varia Socratica

    First Series, 1st Edition

    By A. E. Taylor

    Published in 1987: The following essays form, as their title-page shows, only the first half of a collection which the writer hopes to complete in the course of a few months. Even when completed the whole work is designed to be merely preparatory to another on the interpretation of the Platonic…

    Paperback – 2020-04-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Homicide in the Attic Orators

    Rhetoric, Ideology, and Context, 1st Edition

    By Christine Plastow

    This study identifies specific features in the legal procedure and social perception of homicide in Athens in the time of the orators, and examines how these features affected and were represented and utilised in forensic rhetoric. The socially transgressive nature of the crime in Athens resulted…

    Hardback – 2020-02-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • A People's History of Classics

    Class and Greco-Roman Antiquity in Britain and Ireland 1689 to 1939, 1st Edition

    By Edith Hall, Henry Stead

    A People’s History of Classics explores the influence of the classical past on the lives of working-class people, whose voices have been almost completely excluded from previous histories of classical scholarship and pedagogy, in Britain and Ireland from the late 17th to the earlier 20th century.…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge

  • The Characters of Theophrastos. The Mimes of Herodas. The Tablet of Kebes. (1909)

    1st Edition

    By R. Thomson Clark

    First published in 1909, in an era of receding interest in Classical authors, this volume aimed to encourage a renewed interest in the Classics through shared emotion, humanity and the everyday. Attributing the disinterest to a lack of familiarity and a public difficulty for empathising with…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Thucydides

    A Study in Historical Reality, 1st Edition

    By G.F. Abbott

    First published in 1925, this thoughtful volume constitutes an excellent English introduction to one of the great ancient historians. Originating from its author’s re-reading of Thucydides during World War I, it sought to place Thucydides not as the production of a remote world, but instead of one…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Narratives of Time and Gender in Antiquity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Esther Eidinow, Lisa Maurizio

    This volume offers new insights into ancient figurations of temporality by focusing on the relationship between gender and time across a range of genres. Each essay in this collection places gender at the center of its exploration of time, and the volume includes time in treatises, genealogical…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Making of Identities in Athenian Oratory

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jakub Filonik, Brenda Griffith-Williams, Janek Kucharski

    Focusing on extant speeches from the Athenian Assembly, lawcourts, and Council in the 5th–4th centuries BC, these essays explore how speakers constructed or deconstructed identities for themselves and their opponents as part of a rhetorical strategy designed to persuade or manipulate the audience.…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • 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

  • Graphic Narratives and the Mythological Imagination in India

    1st Edition

    By Roma Chatterji

    This book explores graphic narratives and comics in India and demonstrates how these forms serve as sites on which myths are enacted and recast. It uses the case studies of a comics version of the Mahabharata war, a folk artist’s rendition of a comic book story, and a commercial project to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge India

  • Ethnicity and Identity in Herodotus

    1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas Figueira, Carmen Soares

    Herodotus is the epochal authority who inaugurated the European and Western consciousness of collective identity, whether in an awareness of other societies and of the nature of cultural variation itself or in the fashioning of Greek self-awareness - and necessarily that of later civilizations…

    Hardback – 2019-12-17 
    Routledge

  • The Representation of Slavery in the Greek Novel

    Resistance and Appropriation, 1st Edition

    By William M. Owens

    This volume offers the first comprehensive treatment of how five of the canonical Greek novels represent slaves and slavery. In each novel, one or both elite protagonists are enslaved, and Owens explores the significance of the genre’s regular social degradation of these members of the elite.…

    Hardback – 2019-12-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • 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

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