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  1. Petrarch the Poet (Routledge Revivals)

    An Introduction to the 'Rerum Vulgarium Fragmenta'

    By Peter Hainsworth

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    In this critical and historical interpretation of Petrarch’s major Italian work, the collection of poems he called the Rerum vulgarium fagmenta, Peter Hainsworth presents Petrarch as a poet of outstanding sophistication and seriousness, occupied with issues which are still central to debates about...

    Published February 17th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Herodotus and Greek History (Routledge Revivals)

    By John Hart

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Herodotus has shaped our knowledge of life, religion, war and politics in ancient Greece immeasurably, as well as being one of the most entertaining of all Classical Greek authors: fascinating, perceptive, accessible and not at all pretentious. Herodotus and Greek History, first published in 1982,...

    Published January 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Phocion the Good (Routledge Revivals)

    By Lawrence A. Tritle

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Plutarch’s Life of Phocion has not been closely analysed since 1840. Laurence Trittle’s study, first published in 1988, offers a new assessment of this significant and complex personality, whilst illuminating the political climate in which he thrived. Though often thought to be of humble origin,...

    Published January 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Philostratus (Routledge Revivals)

    Biography and Belles Lettres in the Third Century A.D.

    By Graham Anderson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This study of Philostratus , first published in 1986, presents the Greek biographer’s treatment of both sophists and holy men in the social and intellectual life of the early Roman Empire, which also displays his own distinctive literary personality as a superficial dilettante and an engrossing...

    Published January 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Latin Explorations (Routledge Revivals)

    Critical Studies in Roman Literature

    By Kenneth Quinn

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Latin Explorations, first published in 1963, offers a fresh approach to Roman poetry from Catullus to Ovid. Traditionally, the period is divided for specialist studies – Lyric, Epic and Elegy. In each of them, techniques of interpretation prevail, isolated from contemporary ideas about poetry and...

    Published January 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Mediterranean Heritage (Routledge Revivals)

    By David Scott Fox

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Mediterranean Heritage, first published in 1978, offers a wide-ranging and perceptive discussion of the often concealed links between English culture and the common heritage of Western Europe: the Graeco-Roman legacy of the Mediterranean. There seems to have been no time when England has not been...

    Published January 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Thucydides Mythistoricus (Routledge Revivals)

    By F. M. Cornford

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1907 and reissued in 1965, this is a fascinating study of Thucydides’s History. Thucydides set out to write a truthful account of the Pelopennesian war, but his work reflects his Athenian fourth-century B.C. context, which was of a particular interest to Cornford. In this...

    Published January 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Menander in Contexts

    Edited by Alan H. Sommerstein

    Series: Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

    The comedies of the Athenian dramatist Menander (c. 342-291 BC) and his contemporaries were the ultimate source of a Western tradition of light drama that has continued to the present day. Yet for over a millennium, Menander’s own plays were thought to have been completely lost. Thanks to a long...

    Published December 12th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Stagecraft in Euripides (Routledge Revivals)

    By Michael Halleran

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    In Stagecraft in Euripides, first published in 1985, Professor Michael Halleran examines certain aspects of the dramaturgy of the most extensively preserved Attic tragedian. Although the ancient dramatic texts do not contain performance directions, they do imply stage actions. This work explores...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Greek Tragedy and the Emotions (Routledge Revivals)

    An Introductory Study

    By W. B. Stanford

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    According to Aristotle the main purpose of tragedy is the manipulation of emotions, and yet there are relatively few accessible studies of the precise dynamics of emotion in the Athenian theatre. In Greek Tragedy and the Emotions, first published in 1993, W.B. Stanford reviews the evidence for ‘...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge