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  1. Consumerism in the Ancient World

    Imports and Identity Construction

    By Justin St. P. Walsh

    Series: Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

    Greek pottery was exported around the ancient world in vast quantities over a period of several centuries. This book focuses on the Greek pottery consumed by people in the western Mediterranean and trans-Alpine Europe from 800-300 BCE, attempting to understand the distribution of vases, and...

    Published December 6th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Ancient Fiction (Routledge Revivals)

    The Novel in the Graeco-Roman World

    By Graham Anderson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    A number of ancient novelists were skilful storytellers and resourceful literary artists, and their works are often carefully individualised presentations of an ancient and distinguished heritage. Ancient Fiction, first published in 1984, examines the tales retold by these novelists in light of...

    Published December 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  3. A History of Seafaring in the Classical World (Routledge Revivals)

    By Fik Meijer

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    A History of Seafaring in the Classical World, first published in 1986, presents a complete treatment of all aspects of the maritime history of the Classical world, designed for the use of students as well as scholars. Beginning with Crete and Mycenae in the third millennium BC, the author expounds...

    Published December 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  4. Alcibiades (Routledge Revivals)

    By Walter M. Ellis

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    In Alcibiades, first published in 1989, one of the most colourful and controversial figures of fifth-century Athens is presented in a sympathetic light. The author sets out to demonstrate how, in his manipulation of the Spartan representatives in 420 BC, in his successful formation of an...

    Published November 17th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Mycenaean Greece (Routledge Revivals)

    By John T Hooker

    Series: Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia

    Mycenaean Greece, first published in 1976, investigates from an historical point of view some of the crucial periods in the Greek Bronze Age. The principal subject is the so-called ‘Mycenaean’ culture which arose during the sixteenth century BC, as assimilation of the previous ‘Helladic’ culture of...

    Published November 17th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Poetry and Criticism before Plato (Routledge Revivals)

    By Rosemary Harriott

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Aristotle is justly famed as the founder of literary criticism, but he was not its inventor: his approach was shaped, not only by the ideas newly current in the fourth century, but also by the literature, critical attitudes and language which he inherited. It is this inheritance which concerns the...

    Published November 17th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Aristophanes (Routledge Revivals)

    Poet and Dramatist

    By Rosemary Harriott

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    To many people Aristophanes is the most immediately attractive and enjoyable of the Greek dramatists. No other comedies from the great age of Attic drama survive in a complete state, and the vigour of his fictions and the brilliance of his humour maintain their power to stimulate and entertain even...

    Published November 17th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Sophocles (Routledge Revivals)

    The Classical Heritage

    By Roger Dawe

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Sophocles: The Classical Heritage, first published in 1996, contains a diverse collection of reflection, ranging from the 16th century to the 20th, on one of the three great Attic tragedians, the author of perhaps the most famous play of all time. With the entire notion of ‘Western culture’ under...

    Published November 17th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Political Trials in Ancient Greece (Routledge Revivals)

    By Richard A. Bauman

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    During the inspired years of the Athenian empire, through the tragedy of its collapse, to the more prosaic era that followed, most of the great names in Athenian history were involved in the procedures of criminal law. Political Trials in Ancient Greece, first published in 1990, explores the...

    Published November 17th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Death and the Maiden (Routledge Revivals)

    Girls' Initiation Rites in Greek Mythology

    By Ken Dowden

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    A remarkable number of Greek myths concern the plight of virgins – slaughtered, sacrificed, hanged, transformed into birds, cows, dear, bears, trees, and punished in Hades. Death and the Maiden, first published in 1989, contextualises this mythology in terms of geography, history and culture, and...

    Published November 17th 2013 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. The ‘Hippocratic’ Corpus: Content and Context
    By Elizabeth M. Craik
    To Be Published December 8th 2014
  2. Smell and the Ancient Senses
    Edited by Mark Bradley
    To Be Published December 11th 2014
  3. Greek Fiction
    Edited by ]. R. Morgan, Richard Stoneman
    To Be Published December 14th 2014
  4. Greek Tragedy
    By H.D.F. Kitto
    To Be Published December 14th 2014
  5. Sex in Antiquity: Exploring Gender and Sexuality in the Ancient World
    Edited by Mark Masterson, Nancy Sorkin Rabinowitz, James Robson
    To Be Published December 15th 2014

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