Roman History & Culture Products

  • The Huns

    By Hyun Jin Kim

    The Huns are notorious for their role in European late antiquity. As a consequence however, their history, culture and impact have all been evaluated largely from a Greco-Roman perspective, rather than as an independent historical entity. This book addresses this imbalance. It approaches the…

    Paperback – 2015-12-11 
    Routledge
    Peoples of the Ancient World

  • Prudentius' Hymns for Hours and Seasons

    The Liber Cathemerinon

    By Nicholas Richardson

    Combining faithfulness to the Latin with sensitivity to Prudentius’ poetic qualities, Nicholas Richardson offers a precise yet creative verse translation of a major work by one of the most important Christian Latin poets of late antiquity. Prudentius’ Hymns for Hours and Seasons provides readers…

    Hardback – 2015-12-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Later Latin Poetry

  • The Routledge Handbook of Identity and the Environment in the Classical and Medieval Worlds

    Edited by Rebecca Futo Kennedy, Molly Jones-Lewis

    The Routledge Handbook of Identity and the Environment in the Classical and Medieval Worlds explores how environment was thought to shape ethnicity and identity, discussing developments in early natural philosophy and historical ethnographies. Defining ‘environment’ broadly to include not only…

    Hardback – 2015-12-01 
    Routledge

  • The Social History of Rome (Routledge Revivals)

    By Dr Geza Alfoldy

    This study, first published in German in 1975, addresses the need for a comprehensive account of Roman social history in a single volume. Specifically, Alföldy attempts to answer three questions: What is the meaning of Roman social history? What is entailed in Roman social history? How is it to be…

    Paperback – 2015-11-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Ancient Botany

    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…

    Paperback – 2015-10-12 
    Routledge
    Sciences of Antiquity Series

  • Augustus to Nero (Routledge Revivals)

    A Sourcebook on Roman History, 31 BC-AD 68

    By David Braund

    The years from the battle of Actium to the death of Nero stand at the very heart of Roman history. Yet the sources of this key period, particularly the inscriptions, papyri and coins, are not readily accessible. Crucial new discoveries remain buried in learned periodicals, and now that the study of…

    Paperback – 2015-10-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 – 2015-10-08 
    Routledge

  • Personal Enmity in Roman Politics (Routledge Revivals)

    218-43 BC

    By David Epstein

    The Roman Republic was governed by a small group of men who agreed far more than they disagreed on the fundamental questions facing the state. The details of their public behaviour can thus only be understood in relation to the idiosyncrasies deeply embedded in Roman political culture, one of the…

    Paperback – 2015-10-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Spaniards in Rome (Routledge Revivals)

    From Marius to Domitian

    By Ernest Weinrib

    The Spaniards in Rome: From Marius to Domitian, first published in 1990, examines the expansion and revitalisation of the Roman aristocracy in the later Republic and early Empire, focusing specifically on the political careers of men from the provinces of the Iberian Peninsula. The indigenous…

    Paperback – 2015-09-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Roman Britain (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Edward H. Jones, Michael Hayhoe, Beryl Jones

    Roman Britain, first published in 1972, gives the young reader a vivid impression of the British Isles immediately preceding, during and after the Roman occupation, which lasted for 400 years. Using a selection of extracts, both historical and imaginative, it offer a suitably comprehensive account…

    Paperback – 2015-08-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Ovid (Routledge Revivals)

    The Classical Heritage

    Edited by William S. Anderson

    Ovid: The Classical Heritage, first published in 1995, contains a diverse collection of reflections, ranging from the first century, through the Middle Ages, to the twentieth, on a poet who has been adored and reviled in equal measure. With the entire notion of ‘Western culture’ under duress, the…

    Paperback – 2015-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Ancient Rome

    Social and Historical Documents from the Early Republic to the Death of Augustus, 2nd Edition

    By Matthew Dillon, Lynda Garland

    In this second edition, Ancient Rome presents an extensive range of material, from the early Republic to the death of Augustus, with two new chapters on the Second Triumvirate and The Age of Augustus. Dillon and Garland have also included more extensive late Republican and Augustan sources on…

    Paperback – 2015-06-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World

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