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  1. Late Classical and Early Hellenistic Corinth

    338-196 BC

    By Michael D. Dixon

    Series: Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

    Late Classical and Early Hellenistic Corinth, 338-196 B.C. challenges the perception that the Macedonians' advent and continued presence in Corinth amounted to a loss of significance and autonomy. Immediately after Chaironeia, Philip II and his son Alexander III established close relations with...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Virgil's Homeric Lens

    By Edan Dekel

    Series: Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

    Virgil’s Homeric Lens reevaluates the traditional view of the Aeneid’s relationship to Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey. Almost since the death of Virgil, there has been an assumption that the Aeneid breaks into two discrete halves: Virgil’s Odyssey, and Virgil’s Iliad. Although modified in various ways...

    Published May 30th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Apuleius and Africa

    Edited by Benjamin Todd Lee, Ellen Finkelpearl, Luca Graverini

    Series: Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

    The Metamorphoses or Golden Ass of Apuleius (ca. 170 CE) is a Latin novel written by a native of Madauros in Roman North Africa, roughly equal to modern Tunisia together with parts of Libya and Algeria. Apuleius’ novel is based on the model of a lost Greek novel; it narrates the adventures of a...

    Published May 7th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Greek Magic

    Ancient, Medieval and Modern

    Edited by John Petropoulos

    Series: Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

    Magic has always been a widespread phenomenon in Greek Society, starting from Homer’s Circe (the first ‘evil witch’ in western history) and extending to the pervasive belief in the ‘evil eye’ in the twenty-first century Greece. Indeed, magic is probably the most ancient and durable among social and...

    Published January 17th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Menander in Contexts

    Edited by Alan H. Sommerstein

    Series: Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

    The comedies of the Athenian dramatist Menander (c. 342-291 BC) and his contemporaries were the ultimate source of a Western tradition of light drama that has continued to the present day. Yet for over a millennium, Menander’s own plays were thought to have been completely lost. Thanks to a long...

    Published December 13th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Consumerism in the Ancient World

    Imports and Identity Construction

    By Justin St. P. Walsh

    Series: Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

    Greek pottery was exported around the ancient world in vast quantities over a period of several centuries. This book focuses on the Greek pottery consumed by people in the western Mediterranean and trans-Alpine Europe from 800-300 BCE, attempting to understand the distribution of vases, and...

    Published December 7th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Displaying the Ideals of Antiquity

    The Petrified Gaze

    By Johannes Siapkas, Lena Sjögren

    Series: Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

    Displaying the Ideals of Antiquity investigates the study and display of ancient sculpture from archaeological, art historical, and museum studies perspectives. Ancient sculptures not only give us knowledge about ancient Greek and Roman pasts, but they also mediate ideals that inform modern...

    Published July 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  8. Roman Theories of Translation

    Surpassing the Source

    By Siobhán McElduff

    Series: Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

    For all that Cicero is often seen as the father of translation theory, his and other Roman comments on translation are often divorced from the complicated environments that produced them. The first book-length study in English of its kind, Roman Theories of Translation: Surpassing the Source...

    Published May 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  9. Roman Literature, Gender and Reception

    Domina Illustris

    Edited by Donald Lateiner, Barbara K. Gold, Judith Perkins

    Series: Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

    This cutting-edge collection of essays offers provocative studies of ancient history, literature, gender identifications and roles, and subsequent interpretations of the republican and imperial Roman past. The prose and poetry of Cicero and Petronius, Lucretius, Virgil, and Ovid receive fresh...

    Published May 1st 2013 by Routledge

  10. Utopia Antiqua

    Readings of the Golden Age and Decline at Rome

    By Rhiannon Evans

    Series: Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

    Utopia Antiqua is a fresh look at narratives of the Golden Age and decline in ancient Roman literature of the late Republic and imperial period. Through the lens of utopian theory, Rhiannon Evans looks at the ways that Roman authors, such as Virgil, Ovid and Tacitus, use and reinvent Greek myths...

    Published October 1st 2012 by Routledge