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  1. The Lost History of Peter the Patrician

    An Account of Rome’s Imperial Past from the Age of Justinian

    By Thomas M. Banchich

    Series: Routledge Classical Translations

    The Lost History of Peter the Patrician is an annotated translation from the Greek of the fragments of Peter’s History, including additional fragments which are now more often considered the work of the Roman historian Cassius Dio's so-called Anonymous Continuer. Banchich’s annotation helps clarify...

    Published May 26th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The World of Juba II and Kleopatra Selene

    Royal Scholarship on Rome's African Frontier

    By Duane W Roller

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Roman Empire from Severus to Constantine

    2nd Edition

    By Patricia Southern

    The third century of the Roman Empire is a confused and sparsely documented period, punctuated by wars, victorious conquests and ignominious losses, and a recurring cycle of rebellions that saw several Emperors created and eliminated by the Roman armies. In AD 260 the Empire almost collapsed, and...

    Published May 14th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Claudius

    2nd Edition

    By Barbara Levick

    Series: Roman Imperial Biographies

    Claudius became emperor after the assassination of Caligula, and was deified by his successor Nero in AD 54. Opinions of him have varied greatly over succeeding centuries, but he has mostly been caricatured as a reluctant emperor, hampered by a speech impediment, who preferred reading to ruling....

    Published May 12th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Riding for Caesar

    The Roman Emperor's Horseguard

    By Micheal P. Speidel

    Professor Speidel's book represents the first history of the Roman horse guard ever written and provides a readable account of the intricate part these men played in the fate of the Roman empire and its emperors....

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Sacred Identity of Ephesos (Routledge Revivals)

    Foundation Myths of a Roman City

    By Guy Maclean Rogers

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The Sacred Identity of Ephesos offers a full-length interpretation of one of the largest known bequests in the Classical world, made to the city of Ephesos in AD 104 by a wealthy Roman equestrian, and challenges some of the basic assumptions made about the significance of the Greek cultural...

    Published May 5th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Roman Spain (Routledge Revivals)

    Conquest and Assimilation

    By Leonard A. Curchin

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The rugged, parched landscape and fierce inhabitants of the Iberian Peninsula resisted Rome’s best generals for two centuries. Roman Spain tells the story of this conquest, making use of the latest archaeological evidence to explore the social, religious, political and economic implications of the...

    Published May 5th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Christians and Pagans in Roman Britain (Routledge Revivals)

    By Dorothy Watts

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    In Christians and Pagans in Roman Britain, first published in 1991, Professor Dorothy Watts sets out to distinguish possible Pagan features in Romano-British Christianity in the period leading up to and immediately following the withdrawal of Roman forces in AD 410. Watts argues that British...

    Published May 5th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Rome and the Firendly King (Routledge Revivals)

    The Character of Client Kingship

    By David Braund

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Rome and the Friendly King, first published in 1984, offers a functional definition of what is usually called client kingship – to show what a client king (or ‘friendly king’, to use the Roman term) was in practice. Each aspect of this complex role is examined over a period of six centuries: the...

    Published May 5th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Constantine (Routledge Revivals)

    By Ramsay MacMullen

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This study, first published in 1969, presents an astute and authoritative depiction of the cultural, religious and secular developments which shook the Roman world in the late 3rd and early 4th centuries AD, much of it under the auspices of the Emperor, Constantine the Great. Constantine was at...

    Published May 5th 2015 by Routledge