Sources and Themes
The Culture of Animals and Antiquity provides students and researchers with well-chosen and clearly-presented ancient sources in translation, some of which may be well-known, and others undoubtedly unfamiliar, but all central to a key area of study in ancient history –the part played by animals in...
To Be Published December 31st 2015 by Routledge
Tales of the Orient
Series: Routledge Classical Translations
Towards the end of the fifth century BC Ctesias of Cnidus wrote his 23 book History of Persia. Ctesias is a remarkable figure: he lived and worked in the Persian court and, as a doctor, tended to the world’s most powerful kings and queens. His position gave him special insight into the workings of...
Published August 30th 2012 by Routledge
Series: The Ancient World from A to Z
Who dressed as a woman in an attempt to commit adultery with Julius Caesar?s wife? How did the ancient Greeks make blusher from seaweed? Just how does one wear a toga? If, as many claim, the importance of clothes lies in their detail, then this a book that no sartorially savvy Classicist...
Published May 15th 2012 by Routledge