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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Olympias

    Mother of Alexander the Great

    By Elizabeth Carney

    Series: Women of the Ancient World

    The definitive guide to the life of the first woman to play a major role in Greek political history, this is the first modern biography of Olympias. Presenting a critical assessment of a fascinating and wholly misunderstood figure, Elizabeth Carney penetrates myth, fiction and sexual politics and...

    Published June 7th 2006 by Routledge

  7. Ancient Greek Literary Letters

    Selections in Translation

    By Patricia A. Rosenmeyer

    Series: Routledge Classical Translations

    The first referenece to letter writing occurs in the first text of western literature, Homer's Iliad. From the very beginning, Greeks were enthusiastic letter writers, and letter writing became a distinct literary genre. Letters were included in the works of historians but they also formed the...

    Published January 18th 2006 by Routledge

  8. Prometheus

    By Carol Dougherty

    Series: Gods and Heroes of the Ancient World

    With no recent publications discussing Prometheus at length, this book provides a much-needed introduction to the Promethean myth of this rebellious god who defied Zeus to steal fire for mankind. Seeking to locate the nature of this compelling tale’s continuing relevance throughout history, Carol...

    Published December 12th 2005 by Routledge

  9. Medea

    By Emma Griffiths

    Series: Gods and Heroes of the Ancient World

    Giving access to the latest critical thinking on the subject, Medea is a comprehensive guide to sources that paints a vivid portrait of the Greek sorceress Medea, famed in myth for the murder of her children after she is banished from her own home and replaced by a new wife. Emma Griffiths brings...

    Published December 12th 2005 by Routledge

  10. Zeus

    By Ken Dowden

    Series: Gods and Heroes of the Ancient World

    The first book to capture a complete picture of the most important of Greek gods in one reliable volume for almost seventy years, this masterly and comprehensive study brings a new-millennium examination of the fascinating god Zeus. Broad in scope, the book looks at myth, art, cult,...

    Published December 8th 2005 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Aristophanes and Women (Routledge Revivals)
    By Lauren K. Taaffe
    To Be Published November 7th 2014
  2. The Greeks: An Introduction to Their Culture, 3rd Edition
    By Robin Sowerby
    To Be Published November 25th 2014
  3. The ‘Hippocratic’ Corpus: Content and Context
    By Elizabeth M. Craik
    To Be Published December 11th 2014
  4. Smell and the Ancient Senses
    Edited by Mark Bradley
    To Be Published December 11th 2014
  5. Greek Fiction
    Edited by ]. R. Morgan, Richard Stoneman
    To Be Published December 14th 2014

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