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  1. Pompeii and Herculaneum

    A Sourcebook, 2nd Edition

    By Alison E. Cooley, M. G. L. Cooley

    Series: Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World

    The original edition of Pompeii: A Sourcebook was a crucial resource for students of the site. Now updated to include material from Herculaneum, the neighbouring town also buried in the eruption of Vesuvius, Pompeii and Herculaneum: A Sourcebook allows readers to form a richer and more diverse...

    Published October 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  2. Women in the Ancient Near East

    A Sourcebook

    Edited by Mark Chavalas

    Series: Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World

    Women in the Ancient Near East provides a collection of primary sources that further our understanding of women from Mesopotamian and Near Eastern civilizations, from the earliest historical and literary texts in the third millennium bc to the to the end of Mesopotamian political autonomy in the...

    Published September 24th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Historians of Ancient Rome

    An Anthology of the Major Writings, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Ronald Mellor

    Series: Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World

    The Historians of Ancient Rome is the most comprehensive collection of ancient sources for Roman history available in a single English volume. After a general introduction on Roman historical writing, extensive passages from more than a dozen Greek and Roman historians and biographers trace...

    Published September 4th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Trials from Classical Athens

    2nd Edition

    By Christopher Carey

    Series: Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World

    The ancient Athenian legal system is both excitingly familiar and disturbingly alien to the modern reader. It functions within a democracy which shares many of our core values but operates in a disconcertingly different way. Trials from Classical Athens assembles a number of surviving speeches...

    Published October 30th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Animals in Greek and Roman Thought

    A Sourcebook

    By Stephen Newmyer

    Series: Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World

    Although reasoned discourse on human-animal relations is often considered a late twentieth-century phenomenon, ethical debate over animals and how humans should treat them can be traced back to the philosophers and literati of the classical world. From Stoic assertions that humans owe nothing to...

    Published November 8th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Ancient Greece

    Social and Historical Documents from Archaic Times to the Death of Alexander, 3rd Edition

    By Matthew Dillon, Lynda Garland

    Series: Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World

    In this revised edition, Matthew Dillon and Lynda Garland have expanded the chronological range of Ancient Greece to include the Greek world of the fourth century. The sourcebook now ranges from the first lines of Greek literature to the death of Alexander the Great, covering all of the main...

    Published June 16th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Readings in Late Antiquity

    A Sourcebook, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Michael Maas

    Series: Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World

    Late Antiquity (ca. 250-650) witnessed the transition from Classical Antiquity to the Middle Ages in the Mediterranean and Near Eastern worlds. Christianity displaced polytheism over a wide area, offering new definitions of identity and community. The Roman Empire collapsed in Western Europe to be...

    Published December 7th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Roman Britain

    A Sourcebook, 3rd Edition

    By Stanley Ireland

    Series: Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World

    Roman Britain: A Sourcebook has established itself as the only comprehensive collection of source material on the subject. It incorporates literary, numismatic and epigraphic evidence for the history of Britain under Roman rule, as well as translations of major literary sources. This new edition...

    Published November 30th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Greek and Roman Education

    A Sourcebook

    By Mark Joyal, J.C Yardley, Iain McDougall

    Series: Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World

    Modern western education finds its origins in the practices, systems and schools of the ancient Greeks and Romans. It is in the field of education, in fact, that classical antiquity has exerted one of its clearest influences on the modern world. Yet the story of Greek and Roman education, extending...

    Published August 25th 2008 by Routledge

  10. The Republican Roman Army

    A Sourcebook

    By Michael M. Sage

    Series: Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World

    The Republican Roman Army assembles a wide range of source material and introduces the latest scholarship on the evolution of the Roman Army and the Roman experience of war. The author has carefully selected and translated key texts, many of them not previously available in English, and provided...

    Published May 7th 2008 by Routledge