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New and Published Books

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Time in Roman Religion

    One Thousand Years of Religious History

    By Gary Forsythe

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ancient History

    Religion is a major subfield of ancient history and classical studies, and Roman religion in particular is usually studied today by experts in two rather distinct halves: the religion of the Roman Republic, covering the fifth through first centuries B.C.; and the religious diversity of the Roman...

    Published May 29th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Rome and Its Empire (Routledge Revivals)

    By Stephen Johnson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The legacy of Rome is still very much with us in Europe. It forms part of our cultural backdrop, and is enshrined in the European mind, whether through classical literature, education and jurisprudence, or spectacular ruins. In Rome and Its Empire, first published in 1989, Stephen Johnson examines...

    Published April 16th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Lyric Texts and Lyric Consciousness

    The Birth of a Genre from Archaic Greece to Augustan Rome

    By Paul Allen Miller

    Lyric Texts and Lyric Consciousness presents a model for studying the history of lyric as a genre. Prof Miller draws a distinction between the work of the Greek lyrists and the more condensed, personal poetry that we associate with lyric. He then confronts the theoretical issues and presents a...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Personal Enmity in Roman Politics (Routledge Revivals)

    218-43 BC

    By David Epstein

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The Roman Republic was governed by a small group of men who agreed far more than they disagreed on the fundamental questions facing the state. The details of their public behaviour can thus only be understood in relation to the idiosyncrasies deeply embedded in Roman political culture, one of the...

    Published March 18th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. The Spaniards in Rome (Routledge Revivals)

    From Marius to Domitian

    By Ernest Weinrib

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The Spaniards in Rome: From Marius to Domitian, first published in 1990, examines the expansion and revitalisation of the Roman aristocracy in the later Republic and early Empire, focusing specifically on the political careers of men from the provinces of the Iberian Peninsula. The indigenous...

    Published March 10th 2014 by Routledge