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  1. 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 16th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 12th 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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 6th 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  6. 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 April 30th 2013 by Routledge

  7. 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 September 30th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Childhood in Ancient Athens

    Iconography and Social History

    By Lesley A. Beaumont

    Series: Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

    Childhood in Ancient Athens offers an in-depth study of children during the heyday of the Athenian city state, thereby illuminating a significant social group largely ignored by most ancient and modern authors alike. It concentrates not only on the child's own experience, but also examines the...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Plato's Dialectic on Woman

    Equal, Therefore Inferior

    By Elena Blair

    Series: Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

    With the birth of the feminist movement classicists, philosophers, educational experts, and psychologists, all challenged by the question of whether or not Plato was a feminist, began to examine Plato’s dialogues in search of his conception of woman. The possibility arose of a new focus affecting...

    Published May 20th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Life and Letters in the Ancient Greek World

    By John Muir

    Series: Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

    From the first ‘deadly signs’ scratched on a wooden tablet instructing the recipient to kill the one who delivered it, to the letters of St Paul to the early Church, this book examines the range of letter writing in the Ancient Greek world. Containing extensive translated examples from both life...

    Published May 7th 2012 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Apuleius and Africa
    Edited by Benjamin Todd Lee, Ellen Finkelpearl, Luca Graverini
    To Be Published May 18th 2014
  2. Virgil's Homeric Lens
    By Edan Dekel
    To Be Published June 14th 2014
  3. Late Classical and Early Hellenistic Corinth: 338-196 BC
    By Michael D. Dixon
    To Be Published June 29th 2014
  4. Lucian and His Roman Voices
    By Eleni Bozia
    To Be Published September 30th 2014
  5. Athens Transformed, 404-262 BC: From Popular Soveriegnty to the Dominion of Wealth
    By Phillip Harding
    To Be Published November 30th 2014
  6. Theology and Existentialism in Aeschylus: Written in the Cosmos
    By Richard Rader
    To Be Published November 30th 2014
  7. Religious Dissent in the Roman Empire: Violence in Judaea at the Time of Nero
    By Vasily Rudich
    To Be Published December 27th 2014
  8. Athens: A University City
    By Niall Livingstone
    To Be Published March 31st 2015

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