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The Routledge History of the Ancient World

Series Editor: Fergus Millar

Designed for undergraduate and upper-level school students, the volumes in this series provides a complete history of the ancient world.

From the beginning of recorded history to the end of the end of the sixth century AD, the series includes voumes on both the ancient near east, and on late antiquty.

Emphasis is put on the plentiful quotation of original source material in translation, and the full notes and bibliography enable students to pursue further topics independently.

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  1. The Roman Empire at Bay, AD 180–395

    2nd Edition

    By David S. Potter

    Series: The Routledge History of the Ancient World

    The Roman Empire at Bay is the only one volume history of the critical years 180-395 AD, which saw the transformation of the Roman Empire from a unitary state centred on Rome, into a new polity with two capitals and a new religion—Christianity. The book integrates social and intellectual...

    Published December 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Roman World 44 BC–AD 180

    2nd Edition

    By Martin Goodman

    Series: The Routledge History of the Ancient World

    The Roman World 44 BC – AD 180 deals with the transformation of the Mediterranean regions, northern Europe and the Near East by the military autocrats who ruled Rome during this period. The book traces the impact of imperial politics on life in the city of Rome itself and in the rest of the empire,...

    Published November 9th 2011 by Routledge

  3. The Mediterranean World in Late Antiquity

    AD 395-700, 2nd Edition

    By Averil Cameron

    Series: The Routledge History of the Ancient World

    This thoroughly revised and expanded edition of The Mediterranean World in Late Antiquity, now covering the period 395-700 AD, provides both a detailed introduction to late antiquity and a direct challenge to conventional views of the end of the Roman empire. Leading scholar Averil Cameron focuses...

    Published September 12th 2011 by Routledge

  4. The Greek World 479–323 BC

    4th Edition

    By Simon Hornblower

    Series: The Routledge History of the Ancient World

    The Greek World 479-323 BC has been an indispensable guide to classical Greek history since its first publication nearly thirty years ago. Now Simon Hornblower has comprehensively revised and partly rewritten his original text, bringing it up-to-date for yet another generation of readers. In...

    Published January 27th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Greece in the Making 1200–479 BC

    2nd Edition

    By Robin Osborne

    Series: The Routledge History of the Ancient World

    Greece in the Making 1200–479 BC is an accessible and comprehensive account of Greek history from the end of the Bronze Age to the Classical Period. The first edition of this book broke new ground by acknowledging that, barring a small number of archaic poems and inscriptions, the majority of our...

    Published March 11th 2009 by Routledge

  6. The Greek World After Alexander 323–30 BC

    By Graham Shipley

    Series: The Routledge History of the Ancient World

    The Greek World After Alexander 323–30 BC examines social changes in the old and new cities of the Greek world and in the new post-Alexandrian kingdoms. An appraisal of the momentous military and political changes after the era of Alexander, this book considers developments in literature, religion...

    Published December 22nd 1999 by Routledge

  7. The Ancient Near East

    c.3000–330 BC (2 volumes)

    By Amélie Kuhrt

    Series: The Routledge History of the Ancient World

    The Ancient Near East embraces a vast geographical area, from the borders of Iran and Afghanistan in the east to the Levant and Anatolia, and from the Black Sea in the north to Egypt in the south. It was a region of enormous cultural, political and linguistic diversity. In this authoritative new...

    Published May 21st 1997 by Routledge

  8. Greece in the Making 1200–479 BC

    Series: The Routledge History of the Ancient World

    Richly illustrated and with new information which gives access to the latest scholarship on the subject, Greece in the Making, 1200–479 BC shows how to write a history of this period, and the insights that can be gained by doing so. The latest volume in The Routledge History of the Ancient World...

    Published September 25th 1996 by Routledge

  9. The Beginnings of Rome

    Italy and Rome from the Bronze Age to the Punic Wars (c.1000–264 BC)

    By Tim Cornell

    Series: The Routledge History of the Ancient World

    Using the results of archaeological techniques, and examining methodological debates, Tim Cornell provides a lucid and authoritative account of the rise of Rome. The Beginnings of Rome offers insight on major issues such as: Rome’s relations with the Etruscans the conflict between patricians and...

    Published September 13th 1995 by Routledge

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