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  1. Greek Rational Medicine

    Philosophy and Medicine from Alcmaeon to the Alexandrians

    By James Longrigg

    The ancient Greek medical thinkers were profoundly influenced by Ionian natural philosophy. This philosophy caused them to adopt a radically new attitude towards disease and healing. James Longrigg shows how their rational attitudes ultimately resulted in levels of sophistication largely...

    Published October 30th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Art in Greece

    By W. Deonna, A. de Ridder

    Originally published between 1920-70,The History of Civilization was a landmark in early twentieth century publishing. It was published at a formative time within the social sciences, and during a period of decisive historical discovery. The aim of the general editor, C.K. Ogden, was to summarize...

    Published October 28th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Dionysius I of Syracuse and Greek Tyranny (Routledge Revivals)

    By Lionel Jehuda Sanders

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Professor Sanders’ full-length study of Dionysius I, one of the most powerful figures of fourth-century BC Greece, is the first to appear in English, and marks an important reassessment of the ‘tyrant’ of Syracuse. Dionysius I regularly appears in the surviving historical accounts as a tyrant in...

    Published October 18th 2013 by Routledge

  4. A Re-Assessment of Aristotle’s Economic Thought

    By Ricardo F. Crespo

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    The world has seen several financial and economic crises in the past few years. Psychological, ethical and philosophical levels of causal analysis have been discussed, and in this context, an interest in classical thinkers has emerged. The work of Aristotle has influenced writers from Marx and...

    Published October 14th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Arbitration (Routledge Revivals)

    The Epitrepontes of Menander

    By Gilbert Murray

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Gilbert Murray translated and made available to modern readers The Epitrepontes of Menander or The Arbitration for the first time in 1945. The Arbitration is among the most frequently quoted and most famous of Menander’s plays and – being less farcical than others - belongs to his mature style....

    Published August 18th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Humanist Essays (Routledge Revivals)

    By Gilbert Murray

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1964, this is a short collection of both literary and philosophical essays. Whilst two essays consider Greek literature written at the point at which the Athenian empire was breaking apart, another group explore the background from which Christianity arose, considering Paganism...

    Published August 18th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Collected Papers on Alexander the Great

    By Ernst Badian

    Professor Ernst Badian (1925-2011) was one of the most influential Alexander historians of the twentieth century. His first articles on the subject appeared in 1958, and he continued for a full fifty years to reshape scholarly perception of the reign of Alexander the Great. A steady output of...

    Published July 31st 2013 by Routledge

  8. A Synoptic History of Classical Rhetoric

    4th Edition

    By James J. Murphy, Richard A. Katula, Michael Hoppmann

    Continuing its tradition of providing students with a thorough review of ancient Greek and Roman rhetorical theory and practices, A Synoptic History of Classical Rhetoric is the premier text for undergraduate courses and graduate seminars in the history of rhetoric. Offering vivid examples of each...

    Published July 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  9. The People of Aristophanes (Routledge Revivals)

    A Sociology of Old Attic Comedy

    By Victor Ehrenberg

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1951, The People of Aristophanes provides a sociological account of Athens in the period of its greatest glory. Drawing upon Old Attic Comedy and the plays of Aristophanes, the author recreates, for the reader, the life of Athens at that time. He writes extensively about social...

    Published May 14th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Modern Honor

    A Philosophical Defense

    By Anthony Cunningham

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    This book examines the notion of honor with an eye to dissecting its intellectual demise and with the aim of making a case for honor’s rehabilitation. Western intellectuals acknowledge honor’s influence, but they lament its authority. For Western democratic societies to embrace honor, it must be...

    Published April 18th 2013 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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