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  1. The Origins of Ancient Greek Science

    Blood—A Philosophical Study

    By Michael Boylan

    Series: Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

    This book examines the origins of ancient Greek Science using the vehicles of blood, blood vessels, and the heart. Careful attention to biomedical writers in the ancient world as well as to philosophical and literary work of writers prior to the Hippocratic authors produce an interesting story of...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Rome and Provincial Resistance

    By Gil Gambash

    Series: Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

    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,...

    Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Religious Dissent in the Roman Empire

    Violence in Judaea at the Time of Nero

    By Vasily Rudich

    Series: Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

    Religious Dissent in the Roman Empire is the third installment in Vasily Rudich’s trilogy on the psychology of discontent in the Roman Empire at the time of Nero. Unlike his earlier books, it deals not with political dissidence, but with religious dissent, especially in its violent form. Against...

    Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 March 27th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Theology and Existentialism in Aeschylus

    Written in the Cosmos

    By Richard Rader

    Series: Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

    Theology and Existentialism in Aeschylus revivifies the complex question of fate and freedom in the tragedies of the famous Greek playwright. Starting with Sartre’s insights about radical existential freedom, this book shows that Aeschylus is concerned with the ethical ramifications of...

    Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Lucian and His Roman Voices

    Cultural Exchanges and Conflicts in the Late Roman Empire

    By Eleni Bozia

    Series: Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

    Lucian and His Roman Voices examines cultural exchanges, political propaganda, and religious conflicts in the Early Roman Empire through the eyes of Lucian, his contemporary Roman authors, and Christian Apologists. Offering a multi-faceted analysis of the Lucianic corpus, this book explores how...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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