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  1. Rome and Provincial Resistance

    By Gil Gambash

    Series: Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

    This book demonstrates and analyzes patterns in the response of the Imperial Roman state to local resistance, focusing on decisions made within military and administrative organizations during the Principate. Through a thorough investigation of the official Roman approach towards local revolt,...

    Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Sibyls and Sibylline Prophecy in Classical Antiquity (Routledge Revivals)

    By H. W. Parke

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Sibyls and Sibylline Prophecy in Classical Antiquity, first published in 1988, is an authoritative account of a subject rarely treated in recent decades and difficult to access for non-specialists. A considerable number of books of prophecies went under the generic title of Sibylline Oracles,...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Roman Stoicism (Routledge Revivals)

    By Edward Vernon Arnold

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Roman Stoicism, first published in 1911, offers an authoritative introduction to this fascinating chapter in the history of Western philosophy, which throughout the 20th century has been rediscovered and rehabilitated among philosophers, theologians and intellectual historians. Stoicism played a...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  4. A History of the Greek and Roman World (Routledge Revivals)

    By George B. Grundy

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    A History of the Greek and Roman World, first published in 1926, presents the story of Graeco-Roman antiquity from its earliest recorded origins to the height of the Roman imperium. It aims to bring into prominence the internal dynamism - political, cultural, intellectual, and aesthetic – which...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Religious Dissent in the Roman Empire

    Violence in Judaea at the Time of Nero

    By Vasily Rudich

    Series: Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

    Religious Dissent in the Roman Empire is the third installment in Vasily Rudich’s trilogy on the psychology of discontent in the Roman Empire at the time of Nero. Unlike his earlier books, it deals not with political dissidence, but with religious dissent, especially in its violent form. Against...

    Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Byzantine Readings of Ancient Historians

    Texts in Translation, with Introductions and Notes

    By Anthony Kaldellis

    Series: Routledge Classical Translations

    The survival of ancient Greek historiography is largely due to its preservation by Byzantine copyists and scholars. This process entailed selection, adaptation, and commentary, which shaped the corpus of Greek historiography in its transmission. By investigating those choices, Kaldellis enables a...

    Published March 16th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Caligula

    The Abuse of Power, 2nd Edition

    By Anthony A. Barrett

    Series: Roman Imperial Biographies

    The Roman Empire has always exercised a considerable fascination. Among its numerous colourful personalities, no emperor, with the possible exception of Nero, has attracted more popular attention than Caligula, who has a reputation, whether deserved or not, as the quintessential mad and dangerous...

    Published March 12th 2015 by Routledge

  8. War, Women and Children in Ancient Rome (Routledge Revivals)

    By John K. Evans

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    J.K. Evans’ pioneering work explores the profound changes in the social, economic and legal condition of Roman women, which, it is argued, were necessary consequences of two centuries of near-continuous warfare as Rome expanded from city-state to empire. Bridging the gap that has isolated the...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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 28th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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 18th 2014 by Routledge