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  • 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 – 2019-11-07
    Routledge

  • Latin Lyric and Elegiac Poetry

    An Anthology of New Translations, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Diane J. Rayor, William W. Batstone

    Latin Lyric and Elegiac Poetry, first published almost 25 years ago, offered students accurate and poetic translations of poems from the sudden flowering of lyric and elegy in Rome at the end of the Republic and in the first decades of the Augustan principate. Now updated in this second edition,…

    Paperback – 2018-10-02
    Routledge

  • Petrarch's English Laurels, 1475–1700

    A Compendium of Printed References and Allusions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jackson Campbell Boswell, Gordon McMurry Braden

    The powerful influence of Petrarch on the development of Renaissance vernacular poetry has long been recognized as one of the major factors in early modern cultural history; this work provides a far more comprehensive catalogue of the direct evidence for that influence in England than any yet…

    Paperback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2016-07-13
    Routledge
    Understanding the Ancient World

  • Intensive Intermediate Latin

    A Grammar and Workbook, 1st Edition

    By Jean-Francois Mondon

    Intensive Intermediate Latin: A Grammar and Workbook comprises an accessible grammar and related exercises in a single volume. It outlines every major grammatical point usually taught in an intermediate college Latin course, as well as other grammatical topics which may be introduced in the first…

    Paperback – 2015-08-03
    Routledge
    Grammar Workbooks

  • A Synoptic History of Classical Rhetoric

    4th Edition

    By James J. Murphy, Richard A. Katula, Michael Hoppmann

    Continuing its tradition of providing students with a thorough review of ancient Greek and Roman rhetorical theory and practices, A Synoptic History of Classical Rhetoric is the premier text for undergraduate courses and graduate seminars in the history of rhetoric. Offering vivid examples of each…

    Paperback – 2013-07-23
    Routledge

  • The Historians of Ancient Rome

    An Anthology of the Major Writings, 3rd Edition

    By Ronald Mellor

    The Historians of Ancient Rome is the most comprehensive collection of ancient sources for Roman history available in a single English volume. After a general introduction on Roman historical writing, extensive passages from more than a dozen Greek and Roman historians and biographers trace…

    Paperback – 2012-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World

  • Classical Literature

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Neil Croally, Roy Hyde

    Classical Literature: An Introduction provides a series of essays on all the major authors of Greek and Latin literature, as well as on a number of writers less often read. An introductory chapter provides information on important general topics, such as poetic metres, patronage and symposia. The…

    Paperback – 2011-05-10
    Routledge
    Aspects of Classical Civilization

  • Greek Tragedy

    1st Edition

    By H.D.F. Kitto

    'Two things give Kitto's classic book its enduring freshness: he pioneered the approach to Greek drama through internal artistry and thematic form, and he always wrote in lively and readable English.' - Oliver Taplin, University of Oxford, UK Why did Aeschylus characterize differently from…

    Paperback – 2011-03-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Classics

  • Aspects of Roman History 82BC-AD14

    A Source-based Approach, 1st Edition

    By Mark Everson Davies, Hilary Swain

    Aspects of Roman History 82BC–AD14 examines the political and military history of Rome and its empire in the Ciceronian and Augustan ages. It is an indispensable introduction to this central period of Roman History for all students of Roman history, from pre-university to undergraduate level. This…

    Paperback – 2010-05-11
    Routledge
    Aspects of Classical Civilization

  • Three Plays by Aristophanes

    Staging Women, 2nd Edition

    By Jeffrey Henderson

    These three plays by the great comic playwright Aristophanes (c. 446-386 BCE), the well-known Lysistrata, and the less familiar Women at the Thesmophoria and Assemblywomen, are the earliest surviving portrayals of contemporary women in the European literary tradition. These plays provide a unique…

    Paperback – 2010-02-04
    Routledge
    The New Classical Canon

  • Latin for the Illiterati

    A Modern Guide to an Ancient Language, 2nd Edition

    By Jon R. Stone

    This revised and updated edition includes a brand new foreword by Richard LaFleur and more than fifteen hundred new entries and abbreviations. Organized alphabetically within the categories of verba (common words and expressions), dicta (common phrases and familiar sayings), and abbreviations,…

    Paperback – 2009-06-23
    Routledge

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