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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 14 new and published books in the subject of Latin Literature — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Ovid (Routledge Revivals)

    The Classical Heritage

    Edited by William S. Anderson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Ovid: The Classical Heritage, first published in 1995, contains a diverse collection of reflections, ranging from the first century, through the Middle Ages, to the twentieth, on a poet who has been adored and reviled in equal measure. With the entire notion of ‘Western culture’ under duress, the...

    Published April 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Augustus to Nero (Routledge Revivals)

    A Sourcebook on Roman History, 31 BC-AD 68

    By David Braund

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The years from the battle of Actium to the death of Nero stand at the very heart of Roman history. Yet the sources of this key period, particularly the inscriptions, papyri and coins, are not readily accessible. Crucial new discoveries remain buried in learned periodicals, and now that the study of...

    Published March 18th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Virgil's Homeric Lens

    By Edan Dekel

    Series: Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

    Virgil’s Homeric Lens reevaluates the traditional view of the Aeneid’s relationship to Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey. Almost since the death of Virgil, there has been an assumption that the Aeneid breaks into two discrete halves: Virgil’s Odyssey, and Virgil’s Iliad. Although modified in various ways...

    Published July 26th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Classical Literature

    An Introduction

    Edited by Neil Croally, Roy Hyde

    Series: Aspects of Classical Civilization

    Classical Literature: An Introduction provides a series of essays on all the major authors of Greek and Latin literature, as well as on a number of writers less often read. An introductory chapter provides information on important general topics, such as poetic metres, patronage and symposia. The...

    Published May 9th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Aspects of Roman History 82BC–AD14

    A Source-based Approach

    By Mark Everson Davies, Hilary Swain

    Series: Aspects of Classical Civilization

    Aspects of Roman History 82BC–AD14 examines the political and military history of Rome and its empire in the Ciceronian and Augustan ages. It is an indispensable introduction to this central period of Roman History for all students of Roman history, from pre-university to undergraduate level. This...

    Published May 10th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Pliny on Art and Society

    The Elder Pliny's Chapters On The History Of Art

    By Jacob Isager

    Pliny sketches a theory of advancing moral decline and extravagance, in the course of which he gives a detailed account of six centuries of classical art and a fascinating sketch of the world of the rich Roman collector. Isager's is the first full treatment of this subject for over a hundred years....

    Published April 11th 2010 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Apuleius and Africa
    Edited by Benjamin Todd Lee, Ellen Finkelpearl, Luca Graverini
    To Be Published May 18th 2014
  2. Virgil's Homeric Lens
    By Edan Dekel
    To Be Published June 14th 2014
  3. Lucian and His Roman Voices
    By Eleni Bozia
    To Be Published September 30th 2014

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