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Forthcoming Greek History & Culture Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Violence, Civil Strife and Revolution in the Classical City (Routledge Revivals)

    750-330 BC

    By Andrew Lintott

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Violent conflict between individuals and groups was as common in the ancient world as it has been in more recent history. Detested in theory, it nevertheless became as frequent as war between sovereign states. The importance of such ‘stasis’ was recognised by political thinkers of the time,...

    To Be Published July 21st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Thebes in the Fifth Century (Routledge Revivals)

    Heracles Resurgent

    By Nancy Demand

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    In the fifth century BC Thebes, faced with the challenges presented by defeat and disgrace in the Persian Wars – it had sided with the invaders – succeeded not only in regaining its former prominence, but also in laying the groundwork for its hegemony of Greece in the early part of the fourth...

    To Be Published July 24th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Thucydides Mythistoricus (Routledge Revivals)

    By F. M. Cornford

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1907 and reissued in 1965, this is a fascinating study of Thucydides’s History. Thucydides set out to write a truthful account of the Pelopennesian war, but his work reflects his Athenian fourth-century B.C. context, which was of a particular interest to Cornford. In this...

    To Be Published August 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Greek View of Life

    By G. Lowes Dickinson

    Series: Routledge Revivals: Collected Works of G. Lowes Dickinson

    First published in 1896 (this twenty-third edition in 1957), this book provides a general introduction to Greek literature and thought. Among the subjects dealt with are the Greek view of religion, the state and its relation to the citizen, law, artisans and slaves, manual labour, trade and art....

    To Be Published September 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. Plato and His Dialogues

    By G. Lowes Dickinson

    Series: Routledge Revivals: Collected Works of G. Lowes Dickinson

    First published in 1931, this book explores the nature and importance of Plato’s dialogues. The book was written for an audience of non-scholarly men and women who want to know something about one of the most remarkable thinkers of the Western world. The chapters were originally delivered as...

    To Be Published September 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  6. After Two Thousand Years

    A Dialogue between Plato and A Modern Young Man

    By G. Lowes Dickinson

    Series: Routledge Revivals: Collected Works of G. Lowes Dickinson

    First published in 1930, this book presents an imagined account of conversation between Plato and ‘A Modern Young Man’. In the first part, political and social institutions are considered and property, forms of government, socialism, the control of population, war and education, are discussed. The...

    To Be Published September 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  7. Herodotus and Greek History (Routledge Revivals)

    By John Hart

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Herodotus has shaped our knowledge of life, religion, war and politics in ancient Greece immeasurably, as well as being one of the most entertaining of all Classical Greek authors: fascinating, perceptive, accessible and not at all pretentious. Herodotus and Greek History, first published in 1982,...

    To Be Published September 27th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Greek Education (Routledge Revivals)

    450-350 B.C.

    By Frederick G.A. Beck

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This study, first published in 1964, presents a highly readable but scholarly account of Greek education as exemplified by Athenian practise in the period 450-350 B.C. In a substantial introductory chapter the story of Greek education is traced from its origins in Mycenaean times down to the...

    To Be Published September 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Ancient Botany

    By Gavin Hardy, Laurence Totelin

    Series: Sciences of Antiquity Series

    Gavin Hardy and Laurence Totelin have brought together their botanical and historical knowledge to produce this unique overview of ancient botany. It examines all the founding texts of botanical science, such as Theophrastus' Enquiry into Plants, Dioscorides' Materia Medica, Pliny the Elder's...

    To Be Published October 8th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Sophists, Socratics and Cynics (Routledge Revivals)

    By David Rankin

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The Sophists, the Socratics and the Cynics had one important characteristic in common: they mainly used spoken natural language as their instrument of investigation, and they were more concerned to discover human nature in its various practical manifestations than the facts of the physical world....

    To Be Published October 11th 2015 by Routledge