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  • The Historians of Late Antiquity

    1st Edition

    By David Rohrbacher

    The fourth and fifth centuries AD were an era of religious conflict, political change and military conflict. The responses of contemporary historians to these turbulent times reflect their diverse backgrounds - Christian and pagan, writing in both Greek and Latin, documenting church and state.This…

    Paperback – 2002-05-16

  • Latin Erotic Elegy

    An Anthology and Reader, 1st Edition

    By Paul Allen Miller

    This indispensable volume provides a complete course on Latin erotic elegy, allowing students to trace a coherent narrative of the genre's rise and fall, and to understand its relationship to the changes that marked the collapse of the Roman republic, and the founding of the empire.The book begins…

    Paperback – 2002-03-14

  • Greek Science of the Hellenistic Era

    A Sourcebook, 1st Edition

    By Georgia L. Irby-Massie, Paul T. Keyser

    We all want to understand the world around us, and the ancient Greeks were the first to try and do so in a way we can properly call scientific. Their thought and writings laid the essential foundations for the revivals of science in medieval Baghdad and renaissance Europe. Now their work is…

    Paperback – 2001-12-20
    Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World

  • Fifty Key Classical Authors

    1st Edition

    By Alison Sharrock, Rhiannon Ashley

    A chronological guide to influential Greek and Roman writers, Fifty Key Classical Authors is an invaluable introduction to the literature, philosophy and history of the ancient world. Including essays on Sappho, Polybius and Lucan, as well as on major figures such as Homer, Plato, Catullus and…

    Paperback – 2001-12-13
    Routledge Key Guides

  • Roman Social History

    1st Edition

    By Susan Treggiari

    This lively and original guidebook is the first to show students new to the subject exactly what Roman social history involves, and how they can study it for themselves.After presenting a short history of the development and current position of the discipline, the author discusses the kinds of…

    Paperback – 2001-10-25
    Classical Foundations

  • Who's Who in Classical Mythology

    3rd Edition

    By Michael Grant, John Hazel

    Who's Who in Classical Mythology is the most complete and detailed reference book of its kind. It offers scholarly, yet accessible accounts of those mythological tales surrounding such gods as Apollo, Zeus, Athena and Dionysus, and mortals such as Achilles, Odysseus, Jason, Aeneas, Romulus and…

    Paperback – 2001-10-04

  • Who's Who in the Ancient Near East

    1st Edition

    By Gwendolyn Leick

    What do we know of the real Nebuchadnezzar? Was there an historical precedent for the mythical Gilgamesh? Who were the Hittites? When did Isaiah preach? How did Jezebel get her reputation?These and many more questions are answered in this fascinating survey of the people who inhabited the Near East…

    Paperback – 2001-09-27
    Who's Who

  • The Roman World

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Wacher

    When originally published in 1987, this book was hailed as a landmark in the study of the Roman World. Now back in print with a new preface by the author, it is still the most comprehensive survey of the Roman World available. Ranging from the founding of Rome in the eighth century BC, and…

    Paperback – 2001-09-27
    Routledge Worlds

  • Who's Who in Ancient Egypt

    1st Edition

    By Michael Rice

    In this compelling guide and sourcebook, renowned author and scholar Michael Rice introduces us to the inhabitants of ancient Egypt, allowing us to encounter their world through their own eyes. Here are the great and the famous, from Cleopatra to Tutankhamun, but here also are the grave-robber…

    Paperback – 2001-09-27

  • Who's Who in the Greek World

    1st Edition

    By John Hazel

    Was there such a person as Homer? Who were the key figures in the first democracy of the Western World? Who is the father of tragedy? Who is the father of history?Of all the world's ancient civilisations, it is perhaps the Ancient Greece that has the strongest hold over the modern imagination. The…

    Paperback – 2001-09-27

  • Byzantium in the Iconoclast Era (ca 680–850): The Sources

    An Annotated Survey, 1st Edition

    By Leslie Brubaker, John Haldon

    Iconoclasm, the debate about the legitimacy of religious art that began in Byzantium around 730 and continued for nearly 120 years, has long held a firm grip on the historical imagination. Byzantium in the Iconoclast Era is the first book in English to survey the original sources crucial for a…

    Hardback – 2001-09-10
    Birmingham Byzantine and Ottoman Studies

  • Athens and Sparta

    Constructing Greek Political and Social History from 478 BC, 2nd Edition

    By Anton Powell

    Athens and Sparta has established itself as a handbook to the main topics of Greek history in the classical period. It deals not only with the established areas of political history, but also with some of the most important aspects of Greek social history and historical methods to the main topics…

    Paperback – 2001-08-30

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