Classical Literature Products

  • Latin Explorations (Routledge Revivals)

    Critical Studies in Roman Literature, 1st Edition

    By Kenneth Quinn

    Latin Explorations, first published in 1963, offers a fresh approach to Roman poetry from Catullus to Ovid. Traditionally, the period is divided for specialist studies – Lyric, Epic and Elegy. In each of them, techniques of interpretation prevail, isolated from contemporary ideas about poetry and…

    Paperback – 2015-06-12
    Routledge Revivals

  • Modern Honor

    A Philosophical Defense, 1st Edition

    By Anthony Cunningham

    This book examines the notion of honor with an eye to dissecting its intellectual demise and with the aim of making a case for honor’s rehabilitation. Western intellectuals acknowledge honor’s influence, but they lament its authority. For Western democratic societies to embrace honor, it must be…

    Paperback – 2015-06-08
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Horace (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Costa C.D.N.

    Two thousand years after his death Horace is still recognised as a unique poet, having exerted marked influence on later European literature. This collection, first published in 1973, explores the different aspects of Horace’s poetic achievement in his main works: the Odes, Epistles¸ Satires and…

    Paperback – 2015-05-05
    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Library Editions: Myth

    1st Edition

    By Various

    Routledge Library Editions: Myth reissues four out-of-print classics that touch on various aspects of mythology. One book looks at the work of Martin Buber on myth, and another on the school of Gernet classicists. Another book studies comparative mythology and the work of Joseph Campbell, and the…

    Hardback – 2015-03-09
    Routledge Library Editions: Myth

  • National Poetry, Empires and War

    1st Edition

    By David Aberbach

    Nationalism has given the world a genre of poetry bright with ideals of justice, freedom and the brotherhood of man, but also, at times, burning with humiliation and grievance, hatred and lust for revenge, driving human kind, as the Austrian poet Grillparzer put it, ‘From humanity via nationality…

    Hardback – 2014-12-18
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Lucian and His Roman Voices

    Cultural Exchanges and Conflicts in the Late Roman Empire, 1st Edition

    By Eleni Bozia

    Lucian and His Roman Voices examines cultural exchanges, political propaganda, and religious conflicts in the Early Roman Empire through the eyes of Lucian, his contemporary Roman authors, and Christian Apologists. Offering a multi-faceted analysis of the Lucianic corpus, this book explores how…

    Hardback – 2014-10-23
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • A Handbook of Greek Literature (Routledge Revivals)

    From Homer to the Age of Lucian, 1st Edition

    By H. J. Rose

    First published in 1934, this book covers a broad array of ancient Greek literature, taking into account the most acknowledged of the Greek authors as well as those less well known. H. J. Rose presents the latest findings of the time in terms of research into Greek literature and covers subjects…

    Paperback – 2014-09-22
    Routledge Revivals

  • Plato's Invisible Cities

    Discourse and Power in the Republic, 1st Edition

    By Adi Ophir

    This book offers an original and detailed reading of Plato's Republic, one of the most influential philosophical works in the emergence of Western philosophy. The author discusses the Republic in terms of discursive events and political acts. Plato's act is placed in the context of a…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15

  • The Experience of Tragic Judgment

    1st Edition

    By Julen Etxabe

    Adjudication between conflicting normative universes that do not share the same vocabulary, standards of rationality, and moral commitments cannot be resolved by recourse to traditional principles. Such cases are always in a sense tragic. And what is called for, in our pluralistic and conflictual…

    Paperback – 2014-05-30

  • Rhetoric in Classical Historiography

    Four Studies, 1st Edition

    By Anthony Woodman

    This radical study argues against the view that the historian's craft has remained largely unchanged since classical times. Includes detailed discussion of the work of Thucydides, Cicero, Sallust, Livy and Tacitus.…

    Paperback – 2014-05-19

  • Apuleius and Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Benjamin Todd Lee, Ellen Finkelpearl, Luca Graverini

    The Metamorphoses or Golden Ass of Apuleius (ca. 170 CE) is a Latin novel written by a native of Madauros in Roman North Africa, roughly equal to modern Tunisia together with parts of Libya and Algeria. Apuleius’ novel is based on the model of a lost Greek novel; it narrates the adventures of a…

    Hardback – 2014-05-07
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Routledge Library Editions: Homer

    1st Edition

    By Various

    Reissuing works originally published between 1958 and 1993, this five-volume set offers a selection of scholarship on the greatest classical poet, whose two monumental epics, the Iliad and the Odyssey, remain foundational to the Western cultural tradition. Routledge Library Editions: Homer helps…

    Hardback – 2014-04-14
    Routledge Library Editions: Homer

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