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New and Published Books

  1. 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 February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Imperial Inquisitions

    Prosecutors and Informants from Tiberius to Domitian

    By Steven H. Rutledge

    Delatores (political informants) and accusatores (malicious prosecutors) were a major part of life in imperial Rome. Contemporary sources depict them as cruel and heartless mercenaries, who bore the main responsibility for institutionalising and enforcing the 'tyranny' of the infamous rulers of the...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Imagining Ancient Cities in Film

    From Babylon to Cinecittà

    Edited by Marta Garcia Morcillo, Pauline Hanesworth, Óscar Lapeña Marchena

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ancient History

    In film imagery, urban spaces show up not only as spatial settings of a story, but also as projected ideas and forms that aim to recreate and capture the spirit of cultures, societies and epochs. Some cinematic cities have even managed to transcend fiction to become part of modern collective memory...

    Published January 27th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 17th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 16th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. 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 8th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. 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