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  • Aeschylus and War

    Comparative Perspectives on Seven Against Thebes

    Edited by Isabelle Torrance

    This volume brings together a group of interdisciplinary experts who demonstrate that Aeschylus’ Seven Against Thebes is a text of continuing relevance and value for exploring ancient, contemporary and comparative issues of war and its attendant trauma. The volume features contributions from an…

    Hardback – 2017-02-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Understanding Latin Literature

    2nd Edition

    By Susanna Morton Braund

    Understanding Latin Literature is a highly accessible, user-friendly work that provides a fresh and illuminating introduction to the most important aspects of Latin prose and poetry. This second edition is heavily revised to reflect recent developments in scholarship, especially in the area of the…

    Paperback – 2017-01-21 
    Routledge
    Understanding the Ancient World

  • Dialogues and Debates from Late Antiquity to Late Byzantium

    Edited by Averil Cameron, Niels Gaul

    Dialogues and Debates from Late Antiquity to Late Byzantium offers the first overall discussion of the literary and philosophical dialogue tradition in Greek from imperial Rome to the end of the Byzantine empire and beyond. Sixteen case studies combine theoretical approaches with in-depth analysis…

    Hardback – 2017-01-20 
    Routledge

  • Attic Oratory and Performance

    By Andreas Serafim

    In a society where public speech was integral to the decision-making process, and where all affairs pertaining to the community were the subject of democratic debate, the communication between the speaker and his audience in the public forum, whether the law-court or the Assembly, cannot be…

    Hardback – 2017-01-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Performing Medieval Text

    By Henry Hope, Ardis Butterfield, Pauline Soleau

    This is an insight into the rich cultural canvas of the Middle Ages is granted by a host of texts: liturgical manuals; manuscripts of epic poetry, vernacular lyric, and music; paintings, and many more. Adopting a wide range of disciplinary perspectives-literary studies, liturgical studies,…

    Hardback – 2017-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: The Song Celestial or Bhagavad-Gita (1906)

    From the Mahabharata

    First published in 1909, this book presents an English translation of chapters 25-42 of the Bhishma Parva from the epic Sanskrit poem Mahabharata — better known as the Bhagavad-Gita, reckoned as one of the "Five Jewels" of Devanagari literature. The plot consists of a dialogue between Prince Arjuna…

    Hardback – 2016-12-19 
    Routledge

  • Vergiliana

    Critical Studies on the Texts of Publius Vergilius Maro

    By Egil Kraggerud

    In Vergiliana Egil Kraggerud collects together over 100 new, revised, and previously published discussions of textual issues in Vergil’s Eclogues, Georgics, and the Aeneid. Through these and in his Introduction, the author argues for a less conservative approach to these texts than has been…

    Hardback – 2016-09-29
    Routledge

  • Resemblance and Reality in Greek Thought

    Essays in Honor of Peter M. Smith

    Edited by Arum Park

    Resemblance and Reality in Greek Thought follows the construction of reality from Homer into the Hellenistic era and beyond. Not only in didactic poetry or philosophical works but in practically all genres from the time of Homer onwards, Greek literature has shown an awareness of the relationship…

    Hardback – 2016-09-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Nestor

    Poetic Memory in Greek Epic

    By Keith Dickson

    First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2016-09-02
    Routledge
    Albert Bates Lord Studies in Oral Tradition

  • Routledge Revivals: The Progress of Romance (1986)

    The Politics of Popular Fiction

    Edited by Jean Radford

    First published in 1986, the aim of this book is to present some of the changing thinking on popular writing to a wider audience in view of the enormous growth of mass culture after the war, but also to offer a historical perspective on a specific form of popular fiction: the romance. The essays…

    Hardback – 2016-08-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: History Workshop Series

  • Torture and Truth (Routledge Revivals)

    By Page duBois

    First published in 1991, this book — through the examination of ancient Greek literary, philosophical and legal texts — analyses how the Athenian torture of slaves emerged from and reinforced the concept of truth as something hidden in the human body. It discusses the tradition of…

    Hardback – 2016-06-07
    Routledge

  • Critical Essays on Roman Literature

    Elegy and Lyric

    Edited by J. P. Sullivan

    First published in 1962, this book is the first of two volumes which bridge the gap between the study of classics and the study of literature and attempt to reconcile the two disciplines. Focusing on elegy and lyric, this collection of essays offers a critical examination of Latin literature and…

    Hardback – 2016-05-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Critical Essays on Roman Literature

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