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  • Sound and the Ancient Senses

    Edited by Shane Butler, Sarah Nooter

    Sound and the Ancient Senses makes a significant contribution to the burgeoning field of Sense Studies and, in particular, its application to the ancient world. Sound has important relevance to scholars of ancient literature and of its well-known sonorities but Sound and the Ancient Senses goes…

    Paperback – 2018-09-07 
    The Senses in Antiquity

  • Alcohol, Power and Public Health

    A Comparative Study of Alcohol Policy

    By Shane Butler, Karen Elmeland, Betsy Thom, James Nicholls

    In recent years, the reduction of alcohol-related harm has emerged as a major policy issue across Europe. Public health advocates, supported by the World Health Organisation, have challenged an approach that targets problem-drinking individuals, calling instead for governments to control…

    Hardback – 2017-03-02
    Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

  • Synaesthesia and the Ancient Senses

    By Shane Butler, Alex Purves

    Like us, the ancient Greeks and Romans came to know and understand the world through their senses. Yet sensory experience has rarely been considered in the study of antiquity and, when the senses are examined, sight is regularly privileged. 'Synaesthesia and the Ancient Senses' presents a radical…

    Paperback – 2014-08-18
    The Senses in Antiquity

  • The Hand of Cicero

    By Shane Butler

    Hundreds perished in Rome's Second Proscription, but one victim is remembered above all others. Cicero stands out, however, not only because of his fame, but also because his murder included a unique addition to the customary decapitation. For his corpse was deprived not only of its head, but also…

    Paperback – 2012-09-06

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