Skip to Content

Books by Subject

Classical Literature Books

You are currently browsing 21–30 of 53 new and published books in the subject of Classical Literature — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

For books that are not yet published; please browse forthcoming books.

New and Published Books – Page 3

  1. Untangling Heroism

    Classical Philosophy and the Concept of the Hero

    By Ari Kohen

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    The idea of heroism has become thoroughly muddled today. In contemporary society, any behavior that seems distinctly difficult or unusually impressive is classified as heroic: everyone from firefighters to foster fathers to freedom fighters are our heroes. But what motivates these people to act...

    Published October 28th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Greek and Latin Literature of the Roman Empire

    From Augustus to Justinian

    By Albrecht Dihle

    Professor Dihle sees the Greek and Latin literature between the 1st century B.C. and the 6th century A.D. as an organic progression. He builds on Schlegel's observation that art, customs and political life in classical antiquity are inextricably entwined and therefore should not be examined...

    Published October 25th 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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 15th 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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 19th 2013 by Routledge

  5. A Handbook of Greek Literature (Routledge Revivals)

    From Homer to the Age of Lucian

    By H. J. Rose

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1934, this book covers a broad array of ancient Greek literature, taking into account the most acknowledged of the Greek authors as well as those less well known. H. J. Rose presents the latest findings of the time in terms of research into Greek literature and covers subjects...

    Published March 11th 2013 by Routledge

  6. History of Greek Literature

    From Homer to the Hellenistic Period

    By Albrecht Dihle

    The most up-to-date history of Greek literature from its Homeric origins to the age of Augustus. Greek literary production throughout this period of some eight centuries is embedded in its historical and social context, and Professor Dihle sees this literature as a historical phenomenon, a...

    Published September 30th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Reading Epic

    An Introduction to the Ancient Narratives

    By Peter Toohey

    Readers new to ancient epic are hampered in two ways: they do not know the ancient languages, and they are unfamiliar with the ancient world. This survey addresses the needs of these readers by offering guidance through the major classical writers of epic: it begins with Homer and concludes with an...

    Published May 16th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Modern Dramatists

    Edited by B.C. Southam

    First published in 2007. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published March 9th 2007 by Routledge

  9. De Rerum Natura

    The Poem on Nature

    By Lucretius

    Edited by C.H. Sisson

    Series: Fyfield Books

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 20th 2003 by Routledge

  10. Amores

    By Ovid

    Series: Fyfield Books

    Ovid (c. 43 BC-AD17), a daring, original and passionate poet, has been an enduring influence on later poets. Amores is the work that first made Ovid famous, and infamous. A scandal in its day, and probably in part responsible for Ovid's banishment from Rome, Amores lays bare the intrigues and...

    Published July 15th 2003 by Routledge