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  1. Rome and Provincial Resistance

    By Gil Gambash 

    This book demonstrates and analyzes patterns in the response of the Imperial Roman state to local resistance, focusing on decisions made within military and administrative organizations during the Principate. Through a thorough investigation of the official Roman approach towards local revolt, author Gil Gambash answers significant questions that, until now, have produced conflicting explanations in the literature. 

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  2. From the Socratics to the Socratic Schools

    Classical Ethics, Metaphysics and Epistemology

    "Ugo Zilioli has put together an inspiring, dialogical collection of papers, which explore routes traced by the evidence for the ‘other’ (let’s stop saying ‘minor’) Socratics and their heirs through many of the blank spaces left on our historical map between Plato and the Hellenistic age." – George Boys-Stones, Durham University, UK

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  3. The Classics and Byzantium: Redesigning our cultural genealogy

    Anthony Kaldellis, author of  Byzantine Readings of Ancient Historians: Texts in Translation, with Introductions and Notes, discusses the construction of historical  genealogies

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  4. Reference Bestsellers

    To celebrate National Library Week, Routledge Classical Studies is proud to present our top selling reference titles from the past year.

    Click here to see the bestselling books.

  5. New and Classic Texts in Ancient Religions

    Whether you're teaching, studying, or just interested in Ancient Religions, we have an extensive range of resources available.

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  6. Caligula: The Abuse of Power, 2nd Edition

    By Anthony A. Barrett

    Caligula remains the only full length and detailed scholarly analysis in English of this emperor's reign. However, since publication of the original there have been considerable scholarly advances in what we know about this emperor specifically, and also about the general period in which he functioned, while newly discovered inscriptions and major archaeological projects have necessitated a rethinking of many of our earlier conclusions about early imperial history. This new edition constitutes a major revision of the original text. Embodying the latest discoveries and thinking it seeks to make more lucid and comprehensible those aspects of the reign that are particularly daunting to the non-specialist.

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  7. Religious Dissent in the Roman Empire

     Violence in Judaea at the Time of Nero

     By Vasily Rudich

    Religious Dissent in the Roman Empire is an important study for people interested in Roman and Jewish history, religious psychology and religious extremism, cultural interaction and the roots of violence.

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  8. Cicero: The Philosophy of a Roman Sceptic

    Cicero’s philosophical works introduced Latin audiences to the ideas of the Stoics, Epicureans and other schools and figures of the post-Aristotelian period, thus influencing the transmission of those ideas through later history. While Cicero’s value as documentary evidence for the Hellenistic schools is unquestioned, Cicero: The Philosophy of a Roman Sceptic explores his writings as works of philosophy that do more than simply synthesize the thought of others, but instead offer a unique viewpoint of their own. 

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  9. Elizabeth M. Craik on the ‘Hippocratic Question’

    Elizabeth M. Craik, author of  The ‘Hippocratic’ Corpus:  Content and Context, discusses the 'Hippocratic Question' and medicine in ancient Greece. 

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  10. Rediscover tandfebooks with five free-to-view Classical Studies titles

    With over 50,000 eBooks across the humanities, social sciences and education Taylor & Francis eBooks provides direct access to a wealth of quality academic content for research and study.

    All titles purchased by your institution from March 1st 2015 onwards will be DRM-free, meaning that you can access, print and copy and paste without any restrictions at all. In addition new powerful filtered search enables you to effortlessly reach the most relevant content. Rediscover how tandfebooks can help you.

    To celebrate, we have made five titles in Classical Studies free to view on Taylor & Francis eBooks until the end of April - why not take a look? 

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