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  1. Caligula: The Abuse of Power, 2nd Edition

    By Anthony A. Barrett

    Caligula remains the only full length and detailed scholarly analysis in English of this emperor's reign. However, since publication of the original there have been considerable scholarly advances in what we know about this emperor specifically, and also about the general period in which he functioned, while newly discovered inscriptions and major archaeological projects have necessitated a rethinking of many of our earlier conclusions about early imperial history. This new edition constitutes a major revision of the original text. Embodying the latest discoveries and thinking it seeks to make more lucid and comprehensible those aspects of the reign that are particularly daunting to the non-specialist.

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  2. Religious Dissent in the Roman Empire

     Violence in Judaea at the Time of Nero

     By Vasily Rudich

    Religious Dissent in the Roman Empire is an important study for people interested in Roman and Jewish history, religious psychology and religious extremism, cultural interaction and the roots of violence.

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  3. Cicero: The Philosophy of a Roman Sceptic

    Cicero’s philosophical works introduced Latin audiences to the ideas of the Stoics, Epicureans and other schools and figures of the post-Aristotelian period, thus influencing the transmission of those ideas through later history. While Cicero’s value as documentary evidence for the Hellenistic schools is unquestioned, Cicero: The Philosophy of a Roman Sceptic explores his writings as works of philosophy that do more than simply synthesize the thought of others, but instead offer a unique viewpoint of their own. 

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  4. Elizabeth M. Craik on the ‘Hippocratic Question’

    Elizabeth M. Craik, author of  The ‘Hippocratic’ Corpus:  Content and Context, discusses the 'Hippocratic Question' and medicine in ancient Greece. 

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  5. Rediscover tandfebooks with five free-to-view Classical Studies titles

    With over 50,000 eBooks across the humanities, social sciences and education Taylor & Francis eBooks provides direct access to a wealth of quality academic content for research and study.

    All titles purchased by your institution from March 1st 2015 onwards will be DRM-free, meaning that you can access, print and copy and paste without any restrictions at all. In addition new powerful filtered search enables you to effortlessly reach the most relevant content. Rediscover how tandfebooks can help you.

    To celebrate, we have made five titles in Classical Studies free to view on Taylor & Francis eBooks until the end of April - why not take a look? 

  6. Imagining Ancient Cities in Film: From Babylon to Cinecittà

    "Charting a century and more of film and television, this adventurous and timely critical survey will be an invaluable companion for anyone interested in how, and why, modern cultures represent the ancient world in the ways that they do." – Gideon Nisbet, University of Birmingham, UK

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  7. Sex in Antiquity

    Exploring Gender and Sexuality in the Ancient World 

    Edited by  Mark Masterson, Nancy Sorkin Rabinowitz, and James Robson

    Looking at sex and sexuality from a variety of historical, sociological and theoretical perspectives, as represented in a variety of media, Sex in Antiquity represents a vibrant picture of the discipline of ancient gender and sexuality studies, showcasing the work of leading international scholars as well as that of emerging talents and new voices.

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  8. Tom Stevenson on the motives of Julius Caesar

    Tom Stevenson, author of  Julius Caesar and the Transformation of the Roman Republic discusses how Julius Caesar's aims, motives, and ideas were influenced by the historical contexts and circumstances that surrounded him. 

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  9. Did you see these Author Interviews in 2014?

     We hope you got the chance to read our author interviews and articles in 2014, but in case you didn’t, we’ve put them all in one place to make them easily accessible.

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  10. Discover Routledge’s Outstanding Academic Titles 2014!

    Routledge had more than 275 titles recommended by Choice magazine in 2014, and we are honored that 32 of these have been selected as Choice Outstanding Academic Titles 2014!

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