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New and Published Books

  1. The Tombs of Pompeii

    Organization, Space, and Society

    By Virginia L. Campbell

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ancient History

    This book offers a comprehensive overview of the tombs of Pompeii and its immediate environs, examining the funerary culture of the population, delving into the importance of social class and self-representation, and developing a broad understanding of Pompeii’s funerary epigraphy and business. The...

    Published December 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Popes and the Church of Rome in Late Antiquity

    By John Moorhead

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ancient History

    In the past few decades there has been an explosion of interest in the period of late antiquity. Rather than being viewed within a paradigm of the fall of the Roman Empire, these centuries have come to be seen as a time of immense creativity and significance in western history. Popes and the Church...

    Published December 16th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Sex in Antiquity

    Exploring Gender and Sexuality in the Ancient World

    Edited by Mark Masterson, Nancy Sorkin Rabinowitz, James Robson

    Series: Rewriting Antiquity

    Looking at sex and sexuality from a variety of historical, sociological and theoretical perspectives, as represented in a variety of media, Sex in Antiquity represents a vibrant picture of the discipline of ancient gender and sexuality studies, showcasing the work of leading international scholars...

    Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Smell and the Ancient Senses

    Edited by Mark Bradley

    Series: The Senses in Antiquity

    From flowers and perfumes to urban sanitation and personal hygiene, smell—a sense that is simultaneously sublime and animalistic—has played a pivotal role in western culture and thought. Greek and Roman writers and thinkers lost no opportunity to connect the smells that bombarded their senses to...

    Published December 11th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Romans

    An Introduction, 3rd Edition

    By Antony Kamm, Abigail Graham

    Series: Peoples of the Ancient World

    The Romans: An Introduction, 3rd edition engages students in the study of ancient Rome by exploring specific historical events and examining the evidence. This focus enables students not only to learn history and culture but also to understand how we recreate this picture of Roman life. The...

    Published November 12th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Julius Caesar and the Transformation of the Roman Republic

    By Tom Stevenson

    Julius Caesar and the Transformation of the Roman Republic provides an accessible introduction to Caesar’s life and public career. It outlines the main phases of his career with reference to prominent social and political concepts of the time. This approach helps to explain his aims, ideals, and...

    Published November 9th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Trade, Transport and Society in the Ancient World (Routledge Revivals)

    A Sourcebook

    By Onno Van Nijf, Fik Meijer

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, first published in 1992, presents an introduction to the nature of trade and transport in antiquity through a selection of translated literary, papyrological, epigraphical and legal sources. These texts illustrate a range of aspects of ancient trade and transport: from the role of the...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Lucian and His Roman Voices

    Cultural Exchanges and Conflicts in the Late Roman Empire

    By Eleni Bozia

    Series: Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

    Lucian and His Roman Voices examines cultural exchanges, political propaganda, and religious conflicts in the Early Roman Empire through the eyes of Lucian, his contemporary Roman authors, and Christian Apologists. Offering a multi-faceted analysis of the Lucianic corpus, this book explores how...

    Published October 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Roman Britain (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Edward H. Jones, Michael Hayhoe, Beryl Jones

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Roman Britain, first published in 1972, gives the young reader a vivid impression of the British Isles immediately preceding, during and after the Roman occupation, which lasted for 400 years. Using a selection of extracts, both historical and imaginative, it offer a suitably comprehensive account...

    Published September 21st 2014 by Routledge

  10. From Good Goddess to Vestal Virgins

    Sex and Category in Roman Religion

    By Ariadne Staples

    Ariadne Staples provides an arresting and original analysis of the role of women in Roman society, which challenges traditionally held views and provokes further questions....

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge