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  1. Routledge Revivals reissue the popular art book – ‘The Birth of Western Painting’

    First published in 1930, this book deals with Byzantine art. The book considers not just the movement itself, but the significant impact it had on the subsequent history of European painting. Until now, this popular book has been out of reach and difficult to obtain.

  2. The Women of Pliny’s Letters

    Pliny's letters offer a significant source of information about the lives of Roman women during the late first and early second centuries CE. Read more...

  3. Routledge Worlds Catalog

    Click here to view the Routledge Worlds catalog, featuring The Sumerian World and The Etruscan World.

    The Routledge Worlds are magisterial surveys of key historical epochs, edited and written by world-renowned experts. Giving unprecedented breadth and depth of coverage, they are the works against which all future books on their subjects will be judged and are essential reading for anyone with a serious interest in the subject.

  4. Constantine and the Christian Empire

    Constantine and the Christian Empire 2nd Edition by Charles Odahl is a timely publication, as 2012 sees the 1700th hundred anniversary of Constantine’s conversion to Christianity and the Battle of Milvian Bridge Click here to read more.

  5. Ancient Medicine

    This second edition of Ancient Medicines has been updated with key discoveries made since the publication of Nutton's first comprehensive survey of the medicine of the ancient world. Important texts discovered in recent finds of papyri and manuscripts alongside new research on Rufus and Galen, make this book required reading.

    Praise for the 1st Edition (2004)

    'This book is an essential tool for anyone interested in the history of Western medicine.' - Biblical Theology Bulletin

  6. The Ancient Greeks: History and Culture from Archaic Times to the Death of Alexander

    With over 150 maps, illustrations and photographs, and a chronological table and glossary of key terms, The Ancient Greeks offers students a comprehensive introduction to the history and culture of the ancient Greek world for the period c.800-323 BC.

  7. New Edition: The Historians of Ancient Rome

    Now in it's 3rd edition, The Historians of Ancient Rome is the most comprehensive collection of ancient sources for Roman history available in a single English volume. The ideal resource for students and lecturers of undergraduate courses, as well as the general reader with an interest in Roman history

  8. Childhood in Ancient Athens

    Childhood in Ancient Athens

    Childhood in Ancient Athens is the latest book in the Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies series. Published July 27th 2012, the book offers an in-depth study of children during the heyday of the Athenian city state.

  9. New Edition: Alexander the Great: A Reader

    Who was Alexander the Great -- and how do we know? The twelve thematic chapters in this reader contain a broad selection of the most significant published articles about Alexander, offering students an illuminating introduction to the field.

  10. Now Available: Badian’s Collected Papers on Alexander the Great

    Ernst Badian (1925-2011) was one of the most influential Alexander historians of the twentieth century. His work radically challenged traditional ideas about Alexander the Great and reshaped historians' understanding of this complex figure. Now, for the first time, his essays and articles on Alexander have been brought together in a single volume.

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