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Forthcoming Books

  1. Greek Tragedy in Action

    2nd Edition

    By Oliver Taplin

    Oliver Taplin's seminal study was revolutionary in drawing out the significance of stage action in Greek tragedy at a time when plays were often read purely as texts, rather than understood as performances.Professor Taplin explores nine plays, including Aeschylus' agamemnon and Sophocles' Oedipus...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. A Handbook of Greek Mythology

    6th Edition

    By H. J. Rose

    In this new and substantially revised edition of H. J. Rose's classic survey and analysis of the evolution and tradition of Greek myth, Robin Hard adds various features which bring the work up-to-date with contemporary scholarship and address the needs of students.* a new preface analysing and...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Greek Tragedy

    By H.D.F. Kitto

    Series: Routledge Classics

    'Two things give Kitto's classic book its enduring freshness: he pioneered the approach to Greek drama through internal artistry and thematic form, and he always wrote in lively and readable English.' - Oliver Taplin, University of Oxford, UK Why did Aeschylus characterize differently from...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Resurrection and Reception in Early Christianity

    By Richard C. Miller

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    This book offers an original interpretation of the origin and early reception of the most fundamental claim of Christianity: Jesus’ resurrection. Richard Miller contends that the earliest Christians would not have considered the New Testament accounts of Jesus’ resurrection to be literal or...

    To Be Published December 16th 2014 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...

    To Be Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Aristophanes and Women (Routledge Revivals)

    By Lauren K. Taaffe

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Aristophanes and Women, first published in 1993, investigates the workings of the great Athenian comedian’s ‘women plays’ in an attempt to discern why they were in fact probably quite funny to their original audiences. It is argued that modern students, scholars, and dramatists need to consider...

    To Be Published January 4th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Humanist Essays (Routledge Revivals)

    By Gilbert Murray

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1964, this is a short collection of both literary and philosophical essays. Whilst two essays consider Greek literature written at the point at which the Athenian empire was breaking apart, another group explore the background from which Christianity arose, considering Paganism...

    To Be Published February 25th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Arbitration (Routledge Revivals)

    The Epitrepontes of Menander

    By Gilbert Murray

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Gilbert Murray translated and made available to modern readers The Epitrepontes of Menander or The Arbitration for the first time in 1945. The Arbitration is among the most frequently quoted and most famous of Menander’s plays and – being less farcical than others - belongs to his mature style....

    To Be Published February 25th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Latin Poetry of English Poets (Routledge Revivals)

    By J. W. Binns

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Thomas Campion, Milton, Crashaw, Herbert, Bourne, Walter Savage Landor – all these poets, between them spanning the period from the Elizabethan to the Victorian age, wrote a substantial body of Latin verse in addition to their better-known English poetry, representing part of the vast and almost...

    To Be Published March 13th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Byzantine Readings of Ancient Historians

    Texts in Translation, with Introductions and Notes

    By Anthony Kaldellis

    Series: Routledge Classical Translations

    The survival of ancient Greek historiography is largely due to its preservation by Byzantine copyists and scholars. This process entailed selection, adaptation, and commentary, which shaped the corpus of Greek historiography in its transmission. By investigating those choices, Kaldellis enables a...

    To Be Published March 17th 2015 by Routledge