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  1. The People of Aristophanes (Routledge Revivals)

    A Sociology of Old Attic Comedy

    By Victor Ehrenberg

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1951, The People of Aristophanes provides a sociological account of Athens in the period of its greatest glory. Drawing upon Old Attic Comedy and the plays of Aristophanes, the author recreates, for the reader, the life of Athens at that time. He writes extensively about social...

    Published May 14th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Roman Literature, Gender and Reception

    Domina Illustris

    Edited by Donald Lateiner, Barbara K. Gold, Judith Perkins

    Series: Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

    This cutting-edge collection of essays offers provocative studies of ancient history, literature, gender identifications and roles, and subsequent interpretations of the republican and imperial Roman past. The prose and poetry of Cicero and Petronius, Lucretius, Virgil, and Ovid receive fresh...

    Published April 30th 2013 by Routledge

  3. A Handbook of Greek Literature (Routledge Revivals)

    From Homer to the Age of Lucian

    By H. J. Rose

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1934, this book covers a broad array of ancient Greek literature, taking into account the most acknowledged of the Greek authors as well as those less well known. H. J. Rose presents the latest findings of the time in terms of research into Greek literature and covers subjects...

    Published March 10th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Xenophon And The History Of His Times

    By John Dillery

    Xenophon and the History of his Times examines Xenophon's longer historical works, the Hellenica and the Anabasis. Dillery considers how far these texts reflect the Greek intellectual world of the fourth and fifth centuries B.C., rather than focusing on the traditional question of how accurate they...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Women of Pliny's Letters

    By Jo-Ann Shelton

    Series: Women of the Ancient World

    Pliny's letters offer a significant source of information about the lives of Roman women (predominantly, though not exclusively, upper-class women) during the late first and early second centuries CE. In the 368 letters included in his ten published books of epistles, Pliny mentions over 30 women...

    Published November 15th 2012 by Routledge

  6. The Hand of Cicero

    By Shane Butler

    Hundreds perished in Rome's Second Proscription, but one victim is remembered above all others. Cicero stands out, however, not only because of his fame, but also because his murder included a unique addition to the customary decapitation. For his corpse was deprived not only of its head, but also...

    Published September 5th 2012 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. Ctesias' 'History of Persia'

    Tales of the Orient

    By Lloyd Llewellyn-Jones, James Robson

    Series: Routledge Classical Translations

    Towards the end of the fifth century BC Ctesias of Cnidus wrote his 23 book History of Persia. Ctesias is a remarkable figure: he lived and worked in the Persian court and, as a doctor, tended to the world’s most powerful kings and queens. His position gave him special insight into the workings of...

    Published August 29th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Dreams and Suicides

    The Greek Novel from Antiquity to the Byzantine Empire

    By Suzanne Macalister

    This study discusses the Greek novel through the ages, from the genre's flowering in late Antiquity to its learned revival in twelfth-century Byzantium. Its unique feature is its full coverage of the Byzantine novels, demonstrating that they both depend upon and react against the ancient novel, and...

    Published July 25th 2012 by Routledge

  10. The History and Literature of Christianity

    By Pierre De Labriolle

    Originally published between 1920-70,The History of Civilization was a landmark in early twentieth century publishing. It was published at a formative time within the social sciences, and during a period of decisive historical discovery. The aim of the general editor, C.K. Ogden, was to summarize...

    Published April 30th 2012 by Routledge