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  1. Perseus

    By Daniel Ogden

    Series: Gods and Heroes of the Ancient World

    The son of Zeus, Perseus belongs in the first rank of Greek heroes. Indeed to some he was a greater hero even than Heracles. With the help of Hermes and Athena he slew the Gorgon Medusa, conquered a mighty sea monster and won the hand of the beautiful princess Andromeda. This volume tells of his...

    Published February 7th 2008 by Routledge

  2. The Story of Athens

    The Fragments of the Local Chronicles of Attika

    By Phillip Harding

    Series: Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World

    A leading authority in the field, Phillip Harding presents the very first English translations of the six Athenian writers known as the Atthidographers. In his vivid and detailed history, Harding examines the remaining fragments of these historical writers' work – in chronological order – and how...

    Published October 31st 2007 by Routledge

  3. Cornelia

    Mother of the Gracchi

    By Suzanne Dixon

    Series: Women of the Ancient World

    Examining the remarkable life of Cornelia, famed as the epitome of virtue, fidelity and intelligence, Suzanne Dixon presents an in-depth study of the woman who perhaps represented the ideal of the Roman matrona more than any other. Studying her life during a period of political turmoil, Dixon...

    Published May 20th 2007 by Routledge

  4. Julia Domna

    Syrian Empress

    By Barbara Levick

    Series: Women of the Ancient World

    This book covers Julia’s life, and charts her travels throughout the Empire from Aswan to York during a period of profound upheaval, and seeks the truth about this woman who inspired such extreme and contrasting views, exposing the instability of our sources about her, and characterizing a...

    Published May 9th 2007 by Routledge

  5. The Warrior Ethos

    Military Culture and the War on Terror

    By Christopher Coker

    Series: LSE International Studies Series

    This is the first scholarly book to look at the role of the 'warrior' in modern war, arguing that warriors' actions, and indeed thoughts, are increasingly patrolled and that the modern battlefield is an unforgiving environment in which to discharge their vocation. As war becomes ever more...

    Published April 18th 2007 by Routledge

  6. The Legend of Alexander the Great on Greek and Roman Coins

    By Karsten Dahmen

    This outstanding introductory survey collects, presents and examines, for the very first time, the portraits and representations of Alexander the Great on the ancient coins of the Greek and Roman period. From 320 BC to AD 400, Karsten Dahmen examines not only Alexander’s own coinage and the...

    Published December 18th 2006 by Routledge

  7. Oedipus

    By Lowell Edmunds

    Series: Gods and Heroes of the Ancient World

    An indispensable guide to the myth of Oedipus this book is the first to analyze its long and varied history from ancient times to the modern day, and presented with an authoritative survey that considers Oedipus in art and music as well as in literature. Lowell Edmunds accepts this variation as...

    Published October 10th 2006 by Routledge

  8. The Aegean from Bronze Age to Iron Age

    Continuity and Change Between the Twelfth and Eighth Centuries BC

    By Oliver Dickinson

    Following Oliver Dickinson’s successful The Aegean Bronze Age, this textbook is a synthesis of the period between the collapse of the Bronze Age civilization in the thirteenth and twelfth centuries BC, and the rise of the Greek civilization in the eighth century BC. With chapter...

    Published September 12th 2006 by Routledge

  9. Dionysos

    By Richard Seaford

    Series: Gods and Heroes of the Ancient World

    Covering a wide range of issues which have been overlooked in the past, including mystery, cult and philosophy, Richard Seaford explores Dionysos – one of the most studied figures of the ancient Greek gods. Popularly known as the god of wine and frenzied abandon, and an influential figure for...

    Published June 29th 2006 by Routledge

  10. Julia Augusti

    By Elaine Fantham

    Series: Women of the Ancient World

    This scholarly biography details the life of an extraordinary woman in an extraordinary society. Julia Augusti studies the life of the only daughter of Augustus, the first Roman emperor, and the father who sacrificed his daughter and her children in order to establish a dynasty. Studying the...

    Published June 20th 2006 by Routledge