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  1. Empedocles

    An Interpretation

    By Simon Trepanier

    Series: Studies in Classics

    Offers the first complete reinterpretation of Empedocles – one of the founding figures of Western philosophy – since the publication of the Strasbourg papyrus in 1999 brought new fragments of his lost work to light. ...

    Published April 30th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Aristoxenus of Tarentum and the Birth of Musicology

    By Sophie Gibson

    Series: Studies in Classics

    First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 13th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Consensus, Concordia and the Formation of Roman Imperial Ideology

    By John Alexander Lobur

    Series: Studies in Classics

    This book concerns the relationship between ideas and power in the genesis of the Roman empire. The self-justification of the first emperor through the consensus of the citizen body constrained him to adhere to ‘legitimate’ and ‘traditional’ forms of self-presentation. Lobur explores how these...

    Published October 9th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Simonides on the Persian Wars

    A Study of the Elegiac Verses of the "New Simonides"

    By Lawrence M. Kowerski

    Series: Studies in Classics

    This book considers what evidence the "new Simonides" fragments offer for Simonides' elegiac compositions on the Persian Wars. The current orthodoxy is that they represent three separate elegies on individual battles, one on Artemisium, one on Salamis, and one on Plataea. Kowerski evaluates what...

    Published June 27th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Empedocles Redivivus

    Poetry and Analogy in Lucretius

    By Myrto Garani

    Series: Studies in Classics

    Despite the general scholarly consensus about Lucretius’ debt to Empedocles as the father of the genre of cosmological didactic epic, there is a major disagreement regarding Lucretius’ applause for his Presocratic predecessor’s praeclara reperta (DRN 1.732). In the present study, Garani suggests...

    Published February 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  6. Ambitiosa Mors

    Suicide and the Self in Roman Thought and Literature

    By T. D. Hill

    Series: Studies in Classics

    Although the distinctive - and sometimes bizarre - means by which Roman aristocrats often chose to end their lives has attracted some scholarly attention in the past, most writers on the subject have been content to view this a s an irrational and inexplicable aspect of Roman culture. In this book,...

    Published January 5th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Aphrodite and Eros

    The Development of Erotic Mythology in Early Greek Poetry and Cult

    By Barbara Breitenberger

    Series: Studies in Classics

    An interdisciplinary analysis of the Archaic period--using literary, iconographical, and cultic evidence--shows the distinct concept behind the two deities of love. Aphrodite's character, sphere of influence, and function feature in her traditional myths and are well reflected in cult....

    Published December 14th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Hyperboreans

    Myth and History in Celtic-Hellenic Contacts

    By Timothy P. Bridgman

    Series: Studies in Classics

    First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published September 29th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Philodemus on Rhetoric Books 1 and 2

    Translation and Exegetical Essays

    By Clive Chandler

    Series: Studies in Classics

    First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 29th 2005 by Routledge

  10. Sex and the Second-Best City

    Sex and Society in the Laws of Plato

    By Kenneth Royce Moore

    Series: Studies in Classics

    Sex and the Second-Best City deals with the topics of sex and society in the Laws of Plato with recourse to historical context and modern critical theory. It examines reconstructions of ancient "sexuality" with a view to increased clarification. The text of the Laws is considered, along with many...

    Published July 18th 2005 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Sex and the Second-Best City: Sex and Society in the Laws of Plato
    By Kenneth Royce Moore
    To Be Published August 15th 2014
  2. Augustan Egypt: The Creation of a Roman Province
    By Livia Capponi
    To Be Published November 1st 2014
  3. A Linguistic Commentary on Livius Andronicus
    By Ivy Livingston
    To Be Published November 1st 2014
  4. Singular Dedications: Founders and Innovators of Private Cults in Classical Greece
    By Andrea Purvis
    To Be Published November 1st 2014

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