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  1. Early Christian Dress

    Gender, Virtue, and Authority

    By Kristi Upson-Saia

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ancient History

    Early Christian Dress is the first full-length monograph on the subject of dress in early Christianity. It pays attention to the ways in which dress expressed and shaped Christian identity, the role dress played in Christians’ rivalries with pagan neighbours, and especially to the ways in which...

    Published May 30th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Roman Elections in the Age of Cicero

    Society, Government, and Voting

    By Rachel Feig Vishnia

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ancient History

    Great debate exists amongst classical historians on the nature of Roman republican government. Some contend that the Roman Republic was governed by a small group of aristocratic families that entrenched their rule by means of long-standing alliances and an intricate network of loyal clients from...

    Published May 30th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Time in Roman Religion

    One Thousand Years of Religious History

    By Gary Forsythe

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ancient History

    Religion is a major subfield of ancient history and classical studies, and Roman religion in particular is usually studied today by experts in two rather distinct halves: the religion of the Roman Republic, covering the fifth through first centuries B.C.; and the religious diversity of the Roman...

    Published May 30th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Immigrant Women in Athens

    Gender, Ethnicity, and Citizenship in the Classical City

    By Rebecca Kennedy

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ancient History

    Many of the women whose names are known to history from Classical Athens were metics or immigrants, linked in the literature with assumptions of being ‘sexually exploitable.’ Despite recent scholarship on women in Athens beyond notions of the ‘citizen wife’ and the ‘common prostitute,’ the...

    Published April 28th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Banishment in the Later Roman Empire, 284-476 CE

    By Daniel Washburn

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ancient History

    This book offers a reconstruction and interpretation of banishment in the final era of a unified Roman Empire, 284-476 CE. Author Daniel Washburn argues that exile was both a penalty and a symbol. It applied to those who committed a misstep or crossed the wrong person; it also stood as a marker of...

    Published November 13th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Ancient Graffiti in Context

    Edited by Jennifer Baird, Claire Taylor

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ancient History

    Graffiti are ubiquitous within the ancient world, but remain underexploited as a form of archaeological or historical evidence. They include a great variety of texts and images written or drawn inside and outside buildings, in public and private places, on monuments in the city, on objects used in...

    Published July 27th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Cicero and the Catilinarian Conspiracy

    By Charles Odahl

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ancient History

    This story of Cicero and the Catilinarian Conspiracy is set within and offers a case study of the political, military, economic and social crises besetting the late Roman Republic in the era of the "Roman Revolution." The book chronicles the efforts of the defeated radical politician Lucius Sergius...

    Published August 15th 2011 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Imagining Ancient Cities on Film: From Babylon to Cinecittà
    Edited by Marta Garcia Morcillo, Pauline Hanesworth, Óscar Lapeña Marchena
    To Be Published October 31st 2014
  2. The Popes and the Church of Rome in Late Antiquity
    By John Moorhead
    To Be Published November 30th 2014
  3. The Tombs of Pompeii: Organization, Space, and Society
    By Virginia L. Campbell
    To Be Published December 16th 2014

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