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  • Classicising Crisis

    The Modern Age of Revolutions and the Greco-Roman Repertoire, 1st Edition

    Edited by Barbara Goff, Michael Simpson

    Geopolitical shifts and economic shocks, from the Early Modern period to the 21st century, are frequently represented in terms of classical antecedents. In this book, an international team of contributors - working across the disciplines of Classics, History, Politics, and English - addresses a…

    Hardback – 2020-07-24 
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Epigraphic Culture in the Eastern Mediterranean in Antiquity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Krzysztof Nawotka

    This book investigates the epigraphic habit of the Eastern Mediterranean in antiquity from the inception of alphabetic writing to the seventh century CE, aiming to identify whether there was one universal epigraphic culture in this area, or a number of discrete epigraphic cultures. Chapters…

    Hardback – 2020-07-12 
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Frankness, Greek Culture, and the Roman Empire

    1st Edition

    By Dana Fields

    Frankness, Greek Culture, and the Roman Empire discusses the significance of parrhēsia (free and frank speech) in Greek culture of the Roman empire. The term parrhēsia first emerged in the context of the classical Athenian democracy and was long considered a key democratic and egalitarian value.…

    Hardback – 2020-07-10 
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Urban Space and Urban History in the Roman World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Miko Flohr

    This volume investigates how urban growth and prosperity transformed the cities of the Roman Mediterranean in the last centuries BCE and the first centuries CE, integrating debates about Roman urban space with discourse on Roman urban history. The contributions explore how these cities developed…

    Hardback – 2020-06-16 
    Studies in Roman Space and Urbanism

  • Critica

    Textual Issues in Horace, Ennius, Vergil and Other Authors, 1st Edition

    By Egil Kraggerud

    Gathering together over sixty new and revised discussions of textual issues, this volume represents notorious problems in well-known texts from the classical era, by authors including Horace, Ennius and Vergil. A follow-up to Vegiliana: Critical Studies on the Texts of Publius Vergilius Maro (2017)…

    Hardback – 2020-06-04 

  • Greek and Roman Military Manuals

    Genre and History, 1st Edition

    Edited by James T. Chlup, Conor Whately

    This volume explores the enigmatic primary source known as the ancient military manual. In particular, the volume explores the extent to which these diverse texts constitute a genre (sometimes unsatisfactorily classified as ‘technical literature’), and the degree to which they reflect the practice…

    Hardback – 2020-06-01 
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Un-Roman Sex

    Gender, Sexuality, and Lovemaking in the Roman Provinces and Frontiers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tatiana Ivleva, Rob Collins

    Un-Roman Sex explores how gender and sex were perceived and represented outside the Mediterranean core of the Roman Empire. The volume critically explores the gender constructs and sexual behaviours in the provinces and frontiers in light of recent studies of Roman erotic experience and flux…

    Hardback – 2020-05-18 
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Intertextuality in Seneca’s Philosophical Writings

    1st Edition

    Edited by Myrto Garani, Andreas N. Michalopoulos, Sophia Papaioannou

    This volume is the first systematic study of Seneca’s interaction with earlier literature of a variety of genres and traditions. It examines this interaction and engagement in his prose works, offering interpretative readings that are at once groundbreaking and stimulating to further study.…

    Hardback – 2020-04-09 
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Theodosius and the Limits of Empire

    1st Edition

    By Mark Hebblewhite

    The emperor Theodosius I (AD 379–395) was one of the most remarkable figures of the late antique period. In the face of religious schism, political turmoil, and barbarian threats he managed to maintain imperial power and forge a political dynasty that would dominate both east and west for over half…

    Hardback – 2020-04-08 

  • Bride of Hades to Bride of Christ

    The Virgin and the Otherworldly Bridegroom in Ancient Greece and Early Christian Rome, 1st Edition

    By Abbe Lind Walker

    This volume argues that ancient Greek girls and early Christian virgins and their families made use of rhetorically similar traditions of marriage to an otherworldly bridegroom in order to handle the problem of a girl’s denied or disrupted transition into adulthood. In both ancient Greece and…

    Hardback – 2020-02-19
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Rome, Parthia, and the Politics of Peace

    The Origins of War in the Ancient Middle East, 1st Edition

    By Jason M. Schlude

    This volume offers an informed survey of the problematic relationship between the ancient empires of Rome and Parthia from c. 96/95 BCE to 224 CE. Schlude explores the rhythms of this relationship and invites its readers to reconsider the past and our relationship with it. Some have looked to this…

    Hardback – 2020-01-17
    Routledge Studies in Ancient History

  • Cultural Reflections of Medusa

    The Shadow in the Glass, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer Hedgecock

    This project studies the patterns in which the Medusa myth shapes, constructs, and transforms new meanings of women today, correlating portrayals in ancient Greek myth, nineteenth- century Symbolist painting, and new, controversial, visions of women in contemporary art. The myth of the Medusa has…

    Hardback – 2019-12-09
    Interdisciplinary Research in Gender

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