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Welcome to the Routledge Introduction to Classics catalog! We've selected some of our best textbooks for introducing students to the ancient world to share with you. You can also browse our full Classical Studies Catalog or view all of our classics titles at http://www.routledge.com/classicalstudies. If you would like to consider any of these books for possible adoption in your course, simply click on the desired book and then the Complimentary Exam Copy link to request a complimentary copy.

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  1. An Introduction to the Ancient World

    2nd Edition

    By Lukas De Blois, R.J. van der Spek

    Integrating the results of scholarly work from the past decade, the authors of An Introduction to the Ancient World, Lukas de Blois and R.J. van der Spek, have fully-updated and revised all sixteen chapters of this best-selling introductory textbook. Covering the history and culture of the ancient...

    Published September 23rd 2008 by Routledge

  2. The Romans

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Antony Kamm

    Series: Peoples of the Ancient World

    The second edition of The Romans: An Introduction is a concise, readable, and comprehensive survey of the civilization of ancient Rome. It covers more than 1200 years of political and military history, including many of the famous, and infamous, personalities who featured in them. Further, it...

    Published January 20th 2009 by Routledge

  3. The Greeks

    An Introduction to Their Culture, 2nd Edition

    By Robin Sowerby

    Series: Peoples of the Ancient World

    The Greeks has provided a concise yet wide-ranging introduction to the culture of ancient Greece since its first publication. In this expanded second edition the best-selling volume offers a lucid survey that: covers all the key elements of ancient Greek civilization from the age of Homer to the...

    Published May 17th 2009 by Routledge

  4. The Ancient Greeks

    History and Culture from Archaic Times to the Death of Alexander

    By Matthew Dillon, Lynda Garland

    The Ancient Greeks: History and Culture from Archaic Times to the Death of Alexander offers students a comprehensive introduction to the history and culture of the ancient Greek world for the period c.800-323 BC. It provides critical background to the key historical developments of the time: the...

    Published July 29th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Ancient Greece

    Social and Historical Documents from Archaic Times to the Death of Alexander, 3rd Edition

    By Matthew Dillon, Lynda Garland

    Series: Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World

    In this revised edition, Matthew Dillon and Lynda Garland have expanded the chronological range of Ancient Greece to include the Greek world of the fourth century. The sourcebook now ranges from the first lines of Greek literature to the death of Alexander the Great, covering all of the main...

    Published June 16th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Ancient Rome: A Sourcebook

    From the early Republic to the assassination of Julius Caesar

    By Matthew Dillon, Lynda Garland

    Series: Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World

    A companion volume to the highly successful and widely used Ancient Greece, this Sourcebook is a valuable resource for students at all levels studying ancient Rome. Lynda Garland and Matthew Dillon present an extensive range of material, from the early Republic to the assassination of...

    Published November 30th 2005 by Routledge

  7. Ancient Cities

    The Archaeology of Urban Life in the Ancient Near East and Egypt, Greece and Rome, 2nd Edition

    By Charles Gates

    Ancient Cities surveys the cities of the Ancient Near East, Egypt, and the Greek and Roman worlds from the perspectives of archaeology and architectural history, bringing to life the physical world of ancient city dwellers by concentrating on evidence recovered from archaeological excavations....

    Published March 16th 2011 by Routledge