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  1. 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

  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 August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Antonia Augusta

    Portrait of a Great Roman Lady

    By Nikos Kokkinos

    Nikos Kokkinos presents a portrait of the most influential Roman matron of her time - the daughter of Mark Antony and the great-grandmother of Nero. In addition to being pivotal to the political shifts of the Empire, Antonia was strongly involved in many aspects of business life, and thus her...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Economy of Roman Palestine

    By Ze'Ev Safrai Nfa, Ze'ev Safrai

    The Economy of Roman Palestine presents a description of the economy of the province of Judea-Palestina in the Roman era (AD70 to AD400) on the basis of a broad selection of primary rabbinic sources and a considerable volume of archaeological findings. The period studied is characterised by...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Ovid (Routledge Revivals)

    By J. W. Binns

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Ovid, Rome’s most cynical and worldly love poet, has not until recently been highly regarded among Latin poets. Now, however, his reputation is growing, and this volume is an important contribution to the re-establishment of Ovid’s claims to critical attention. This collection of essays ranges over...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Graffiti in Antiquity

    By Peter Keegan

    Ancient graffiti - hundreds of thousands of informal, ephemeral texts spanning millennia - offer a patchwork of fragmentary conversations in a variety of languages spread across the Mediterranean world. Cut, painted, inked or traced in charcoal, the surviving graffiti present a layer of lived...

    Published June 12th 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 May 29th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Roman Elections in the Age of Cicero

    Society, Government, and Voting

    By Rachel Feig Vishnia

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ancient History

    Great debate exists amongst classical historians on the nature of Roman republican government. Some contend that the Roman Republic was governed by a small group of aristocratic families that entrenched their rule by means of long-standing alliances and an intricate network of loyal clients from...

    Published May 29th 2014 by Routledge