Classical Studies Products

  • The Romans

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Antony Kamm

    The Romans: an introduction 2nd edition is a concise, readable, and comprehensive survey of the civilization of ancient Rome. It covers more than 1200 years of political and military history, including many of the famous, and infamous, personalities who featured in them, and describes the religions…

    Paperback – 1995-09-21
    Peoples of the Ancient World

  • The Beginnings of Rome

    Italy and Rome from the Bronze Age to the Punic Wars (c.1000–264 BC), 1st Edition

    By Tim Cornell

    Using the results of archaeological techniques, and examining methodological debates, Tim Cornell provides a lucid and authoritative account of the rise of Rome. The Beginnings of Rome offers insight on major issues such as: Rome’s relations with the Etruscans the conflict between patricians and…

    Paperback – 1995-09-14
    The Routledge History of the Ancient World

  • Greek Tragic Theatre

    1st Edition

    By Rush Rehm

    Emphasizing the political nature of Greek tragedy, as theatre of, by and for the polis, Rush Rehm characterizes Athens as a performance culture; one in which the theatre stood alongside other public forums as a place to confront matters of import. In treating the various social, religious and…

    Paperback – 1994-09-29

  • Women in Ancient Societies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Leonie J. Archer, Susan Fischler, Maria Wyke

    First published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 1994-03-23

  • Games of Venus

    An Anthology of Greek and Roman Erotic Verse from Sappho to Ovid, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Bing, Rip Cohen

    Recent attacks on contemporary art have portrayed the erotic content of works by Robert Mapplethorpe and others as if it were a deviation from the Western artistic tradition. On the contrary, there is a rich tradition of eroticism in the arts beginning with the erotic verse of ancient Greek and…

    Paperback – 1993-09-20

  • The Uses of Greek Mythology

    1st Edition

    By Ken Dowden

    In an innovative sequence of topics, Ken Dowden explores the uses Greeks made of myth and the uses to which we can put myth in recovering the richness of their culture. Most aspects of Greek life and history - including war, religion and sexuality - which are discernable through myth, as well as…

    Paperback – 1992-09-10
    Approaching the Ancient World

  • Understanding Roman Inscriptions

    1st Edition

    By Lawrence Keppie

    Lawrence Keppie's book offers the non-specialist a comprehensive and enjoyable guide to undestanding the texts of Roman inscriptions, as well as explaining the numerous different contexts in which they were produced.Every area of Roman life is covered, including:* the emperor * temples and altars…

    Paperback – 1991-11-15

  • A Biographical Dictionary of Ancient Egypt

    1st Edition

    By Anthony E. David, Anthony E. David

    Important historical and cultural figures as well as some well-known individuals in Egypt's long history (c 3100 BC - c AD 600) are incorporated in this work of reference. Rulers and members of their families, significant figures and important foreigners with whom the Egyptians came into contact…

    Hardback – 1991-05-30

  • Understanding Roman Inscriptions

    1st Edition

    First published in 1991. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Hardback – 1991-01-01

  • The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

    1st Edition

    By Peter A Clayton, Peter Clayton, Martin Price

    Sets each of the seven wonders in their historical context, bringing together materials from ancient sources and the results of modern excavations to suggest why particular places and objects have been seen as the touchstone for human achievement.…

    Paperback – 1990-03-01

  • A Dictionary of Ancient Near Eastern Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Dr Gwendolyn Leick, Gwendolyn Leick

    This Dictionary gives a comprehensive survey of the whole range of ancient Near Eastern architecture from the Neolithic round huts in Palestine to the giant temples of Ptolemaic Egypt. Gwendolyn Leick examines the development of the principal styles of ancient architecture within their geographical…

    Hardback – 1988-09-08

  • Athens and Sparta

    Constructing Greek Political and Social History from 478 BC, 1st 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 – 1988-05-26

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