Roman History & Culture Products

  • Sound and the Ancient Senses

    Edited by Shane Butler, Sarah Nooter

    Sound and the Ancient Senses makes a significant contribution to the burgeoning field of Sense Studies and, in particular, its application to the ancient world. Sound has important relevance to scholars of ancient literature and of its well-known sonorities but Sound and the Ancient Senses goes…

    Paperback – 2018-09-07 
    The Senses in Antiquity

  • L. Munatius Plancus

    Serving and Surviving in the Roman Revolution, 2nd Edition

    By Thomas H. Watkins

    This volume examines the life and career of L. Munatius Plancus, and through him, explores the tumultuous final years of the Roman Republic. Plancus had very active and lengthy political career, from his initial appearance on the staff of Julius Caesar in Gaul in 54BC at least through the…

    Hardback – 2018-09-01 
    Routledge Ancient Biographies

  • Technology of the Ancient Near East

    From the Neolithic to the Early Roman Periods

    By Jill Baker

    Peoples of the distant past lived comfortably in cities that boasted well-conceived urban planning, monumental architecture, running water, artistic expression, knowledge of mathematics and medicine and more. Without the benefits of modern technology, they enjoyed all the accoutrements of modern…

    Paperback – 2018-08-31 

  • Honorius

    The Fight for the Roman West AD 395-423

    By Chris Doyle

    Honorius explores the personal life and tumultuous times of one of the last emperors of the Roman West. From his accession to the throne aged ten, to his death at thirty-eight, Honorius’ reign was blighted by a myriad of crises: military rebellions, political conspiracies, barbarian invasions, and…

    Hardback – 2018-08-13 
    Roman Imperial Biographies

  • Latin Lyric and Elegiac Poetry

    An Anthology of New Translations, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Diane J. Rayor, William W. Batstone

    Paperback – 2018-08-01 

  • Between Jews and Heretics

    Refiguring Justin Martyr’s Dialogue with Trypho

    By Matthijs den Dulk

    Justin Martyr’s Dialogue with Trypho is the oldest preserved literary dialogue between a Jew and a Christian and a key text for understanding the development of early Judaism and Christianity. In Between Jews and Heretics, Matthijs den Dulk argues that whereas scholarship has routinely cast this…

    Hardback – 2018-05-16 
    Routledge Studies in the Early Christian World

  • Imperial Inquisitions

    Prosecutors and Informants from Tiberius to Domitian

    By Steven H. Rutledge

    Delatores (political informants) and accusatores (malicious prosecutors) were a major part of life in imperial Rome. Contemporary sources depict them as cruel and heartless mercenaries, who bore the main responsibility for institutionalising and enforcing the 'tyranny' of the infamous rulers of the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 

  • Roman Law

    An Introduction

    By Rafael Domingo

    Roman Law: An Introduction offers a clear and accessible introduction to Roman law for students of any legal tradition. In the thousand years between the Law of the Twelve Tables and Justinian’s massive Codification, the Romans developed the most sophisticated and comprehensive secular legal system…

    Paperback – 2018-04-27 

  • 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 – 2018-04-20 

  • 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 – 2018-04-19 
    Routledge Research in Art History

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