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  • An Introduction to the Ancient World

    3rd Edition

    By Lukas de Blois, R.J. van der Spek

    An Introduction to the Ancient World offers a thorough survey of the history of the ancient Near East, Greece and Rome. Covering the social, political, economic and cultural processes that have influenced later western and Near Eastern civilisations, this volume considers subjects such as the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-07
    Routledge

  • Identities and Allegiances in the Eastern Mediterranean after 1204

    1st Edition

    By Guillaume Saint-Guillain

    Edited by Judith Herrin

    This volume of studies explores a particularly complex period in Byzantine history, the thirteenth century, from the Fourth Crusade to the recapture of Constantinople by exiled leaders from Nicaea. During this time there was no Greek state based on Constantinople and so no Byzantine Empire by…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge

  • Maphaeus Vegius and His Thirteenth Book of the Aeneid

    A Chapter on Virgil in the Renaissance, 1st Edition

    By Anna Cox Brinton

    Originally published in 1978, this book contatins the 'Thirteenth Book of the Aeneid' - a canto of six humdred and thirty lines, written at Pavia in 1428, with a side by side translation and critical commentary.…

    Hardback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Plowman's Tale

    The c. 1532 and 1606 Editions of a Spurious Canterbury Tale, 1st Edition

    By Mary Rhinelander McCarl

    Published in 1997: An edition of the literary virus that inserted itself into the Canterbury Tales and passed as authentic until the late 19th century. The virulent attack on the clergy made possible the Renaissance conception of Chaucer as a pre-Protestant English patriot.…

    Hardback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Quest of the Holy Grail

    1st Edition

    By Jessie L. Weston

    Published in 1965: In the following pages the author has endeavoured to give, as clearly and concisely as possible, a description of the literature composing the Grail cycle, an analysis of its content and a survey of the leading theories to which this perplexing body of romance has given rise.…

    Hardback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Rise of Gawain, Nephew of Arthur

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mildred Leake Day

    Published in 1984: The Rise of Gawain, Nephew of Arthur is an exciting adventure story of the training, testing, and recognition of knighthood in King Arthur's court. The setting is the historical world of the fifth century: Rome, Jerusalem, Britannia. Atleast one copy of the story circulated in…

    Hardback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Romance of Tristan

    Template Subtitle, 1st Edition

    Edited by Norris J. Lacy

    Published in 1989: A translation of Beroul's twelfth century Tristran from the Old French. Discussion of the author is included, but since nothing is known of him (or them) the biography is limited. His literary style and historical (or legendary) influence are well surveyed.…

    Hardback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Romance of the Rose or of Guillaume de Dole

    1st Edition

    Edited by Regina Psaki

    Published in 1995: The author of at least two noteworthy romances of the early thirteenth century, Le Roman de la Rose or Guillaume de Dole and L'Escoufle (The Kite), as well as Le Lai de l'Ombre, Jean Renart is today recognized as the most accomplished practitioner of the "realistic romance" in…

    Hardback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Epyllion

    From Theocritus to Ovid, 1st Edition

    By M. Marjorie Crump

    Published in 1931: The Epyllion From Theocritus to Ovid discusses Greek Epics along with extracts of Poems.…

    Hardback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Three Literary Letters

    Dionysius of Halicarnassus, 1st Edition

    By W. Rhys Roberts

    Published in 1987: In this volume, the author presents the Three Literary Letters of Dionysius of Halicarnassus. The works of Dionysius are regarded particularly for their value as histories and works of rhetoric.…

    Hardback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Gallus Reborn

    A Study of the Diffusion and Reception of Works Ascribed to Gaius Cornelius Gallus, 1st Edition

    By Paul White

    Gallus Reborn is the first comprehensive study of the publication history and reception of the works that have been attributed to Gaius Cornelius Gallus, first canonical Roman elegist, friend of Virgil, and ‘missing link’ in Roman literary history. Gallus was a widely read and frequently imitated…

    Hardback – 2019-05-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Classical Studies

  • Roman Tales

    A Reader’s Guide to the Art of Microhistory, 1st Edition

    By Thomas V. Cohen

    Roman Tales: A Reader’s Guide to the Art of Microhistory explores both the social and cultural life of Renaissance Rome and the mind-set and methods of microhistory. This book draws the reader deep into eight stories: a Christian-Jewish picnic plus an ill-aimed stone fight, an embassy-driven…

    Hardback – 2019-05-24
    Routledge
    Microhistories

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