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  • 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 – 2017-05-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Later Latin Poetry

  • Shakespeare's Poetics

    Aristotle and Anglo-Italian Renaissance Genres

    By Sarah Dewar-Watson

    The startling central idea behind this study is that the rediscovery of Aristotle's Poetics in the sixteenth century ultimately had a profound impact on almost every aspect of Shakespeare's late plays”their sources, subject matter and thematic concerns. Shakespeare's Poetics reveals the generic…

    Hardback – 2017-04-28 
    Routledge
    Anglo-Italian Renaissance Studies

  • The Routledge Research Companion to Shakespeare and Classical Literature

    Edited by Sean Keilen, Nick Moschovakis

    In this wide-ranging and ambitiously conceived Research Companion, contributors explore Shakespeare’s relationship to the classic in two broad senses. The essays analyze Shakespeare’s specific debts to classical works and weigh his classicism’s likeness and unlikeness to that of others in his time;…

    Hardback – 2017-04-12 
    Routledge

  • 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. 24 CE), 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 – 2017-04-06 
    Routledge

  • Resurrection and Reception in Early Christianity

    By Richard C. Miller

    This book offers an original interpretation of the origin and early reception of the most fundamental claim of Christianity: Jesus’ resurrection. Richard Miller contends that the earliest Christians would not have considered the New Testament accounts of Jesus’ resurrection to be literal or…

    Paperback – 2017-03-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • The Greek View of Life

    By G. Lowes Dickinson

    First published in 1896 (this twenty-third edition in 1957), this book provides a general introduction to Greek literature and thought. Among the subjects dealt with are the Greek view of religion, the state and its relation to the citizen, law, artisans and slaves, manual labour, trade and art.…

    Paperback – 2017-03-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Collected Works of G. Lowes Dickinson

  • Tertullian and the Unborn Child

    Christian and Pagan Attitudes in Historical Perspective

    By Julian Barr

    Tertullian of Carthage was the earliest Christian writer to argue against abortion at length, and the first surviving Latin author to consider the unborn child in detail. This book is the first comprehensive analysis of Tertullian’s attitude towards the foetus and embryo. Examining Tertullian’s…

    Hardback – 2017-03-03 
    Routledge
    Medicine and the Body in Antiquity

  • Reading Ecclesiastes

    A Literary and Cultural Exegesis

    By Mary E. Mills

    Reading Ecclesiastes explores the literary style and themes of the Book of Ecclesiastes, investigating its overall theological messages and the cultural perspectives which readers bring to bear on their act of reading. Examining the meaning found in Ecclesiastes through the use of two important…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28
    Routledge
    Heythrop Studies in Contemporary Philosophy, Religion and Theology

  • Shakespeare's Erotic Mythology and Ovidian Renaissance Culture

    Edited by Agnès Lafont

    Taking cross-disciplinary and comparative approaches to the volume’s subject, this exciting collection of essays offers a reassessment of Shakespeare’s erotic and Ovidian mythology within classical and continental aesthetic contexts. Through extensive examination of mythological visual and textual…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28
    Routledge

  • Closeted Writing and Lesbian and Gay Literature

    Classical, Early Modern, Eighteenth-Century

    By David M. Robinson

    Arguing for renewed attention to covert same-sex-oriented writing (and to authorial intention more generally), this study explores the representation of female and male homosexuality in late sixteenth- through mid-eighteenth-century British and French literature. The author also uncovers and…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28
    Routledge

  • Aeschylus and War

    Comparative Perspectives on Seven Against Thebes

    Edited by Isabelle Torrance

    This volume brings together a group of interdisciplinary experts who demonstrate that Aeschylus’ Seven Against Thebes is a text of continuing relevance and value for exploring ancient, contemporary and comparative issues of war and its attendant trauma. The volume features contributions from an…

    Hardback – 2017-02-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Mass and Elite in the Greek and Roman Worlds

    From Sparta to Late Antiquity

    Edited by Richard Evans

    This volume has its origin in the 14th University of South Africa Classics Colloquium in which the topic and title of the event were inspired by Josiah Ober’s seminal work Mass and Elite in Democratic Athens (1989). Indeed the influence this work has had on later research in all aspects of the…

    Hardback – 2017-02-16
    Routledge

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