Studies in Classics

  • Singular Dedications

    Founders and Innovators of Private Cults in Classical Greece

    By Andrea Purvis

    First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2015-06-08
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  • Sex and the Second-Best City

    Sex and Society in the Laws of Plato

    By Kenneth Royce Moore

    Sex and the Second-Best City deals with the topics of sex and society in the Laws of Plato with recourse to historical context and modern critical theory. It examines reconstructions of ancient "sexuality" with a view to increased clarification. The text of the Laws is considered, along with many…

    Paperback – 2014-12-22
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  • A Linguistic Commentary on Livius Andronicus

    By Ivy Livingston

    As the oldest literary Latin preserved in any quantity, the language of Livius shows many features of linguistic interest and raises intriguing questions of phonolgy, morphology and syntax.…

    Paperback – 2014-09-11
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  • Augustan Egypt

    The Creation of a Roman Province

    By Livia Capponi

    With updated documents including papyri, inscriptions and ostraka, this book casts fresh and original light on the administration and economy issues faced with the transition of Egypt from an allied kingdom of Rome to a province of the Roman Empire…

    Paperback – 2014-08-12
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  • Empedocles

    An Interpretation

    By Simon Trepanier

    Offers the first complete reinterpretation of Empedocles – one of the founding figures of Western philosophy – since the publication of the Strasbourg papyrus in 1999 brought new fragments of his lost work to light.  …

    Paperback – 2013-05-01
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  • Aristoxenus of Tarentum and the Birth of Musicology

    By Sophie Gibson

    First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2012-11-14
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  • Consensus, Concordia and the Formation of Roman Imperial Ideology

    By John Alexander Lobur

    This book concerns the relationship between ideas and power in the genesis of the Roman empire. The self-justification of the first emperor through the consensus of the citizen body constrained him to adhere to ‘legitimate’ and ‘traditional’ forms of self-presentation. Lobur explores how these…

    Paperback – 2012-10-10
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  • Simonides on the Persian Wars

    A Study of the Elegiac Verses of the "New Simonides"

    By Lawrence M. Kowerski

    This book considers what evidence the "new Simonides" fragments offer for Simonides' elegiac compositions on the Persian Wars. The current orthodoxy is that they represent three separate elegies on individual battles, one on Artemisium, one on Salamis, and one on Plataea. Kowerski evaluates what…

    Paperback – 2012-06-28
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  • Empedocles Redivivus

    Poetry and Analogy in Lucretius

    By Myrto Garani

    Despite the general scholarly consensus about Lucretius’ debt to Empedocles as the father of the genre of cosmological didactic epic, there is a major disagreement regarding Lucretius’ applause for his Presocratic predecessor’s praeclara reperta (DRN 1.732). In the present study, Garani suggests…

    Paperback – 2012-02-23
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  • Ambitiosa Mors

    Suicide and the Self in Roman Thought and Literature

    By T. D. Hill

    Although the distinctive - and sometimes bizarre - means by which Roman aristocrats often chose to end their lives has attracted some scholarly attention in the past, most writers on the subject have been content to view this a s an irrational and inexplicable aspect of Roman culture. In this book,…

    Paperback – 2011-01-06
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  • Aphrodite and Eros

    The Development of Erotic Mythology in Early Greek Poetry and Cult

    By Barbara Breitenberger

    An interdisciplinary analysis of the Archaic period--using literary, iconographical, and cultic evidence--shows the distinct concept behind the two deities of love. Aphrodite's character, sphere of influence, and function feature in her traditional myths and are well reflected in cult.…

    Paperback – 2010-12-15
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  • Hyperboreans

    Myth and History in Celtic-Hellenic Contacts

    By Timothy P. Bridgman

    First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2010-09-30
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  • Philodemus on Rhetoric Books 1 and 2

    Translation and Exegetical Essays

    By Clive Chandler

    First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Hardback – 2005-11-30
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  • Nothing Ordinary Here

    Statius as Creator of Distinction in the Silvae

    By Noelle K. Zeiner

    Through a combined methodology of philology, social theory and archaeology this book offers a reinterpretation of Statius's Silvae.…

    Hardback – 2005-06-13
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  • For Salvation's Sake

    Provincial Loyalty, Personal Religion, and Epigraphic Production in the Roman and Late Antique Near East

    By Jason Moralee

    This book breaks new ground in the study of cultural unity in the Near East from pre-Roman to early Islamic times (first century BC - eighth century AD). Based on a thorough study of nearly 400 Greek and Latin inscriptions from Syria, Lebanon, Jordan and Israel, this book shows how the formula '…

    Hardback – 2004-05-18
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  • Rhetoric in Cicero's Pro Balbo

    By Kimberly A. Barber

    This book offers an examination of Cicero's speech, the Pro Balbo, which was delivered during a momentous period of Roman history, in defence of a highly influential political advisor of Caesar who was charged under the lex Papia for an illegal grant of citizenship.…

    Hardback – 2004-03-29
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