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  1. Routledge Library Editions: Homer

    Reissuing works originally published between 1958 and 1993, this five-volume set offers a selection of scholarship on the greatest classical poet, whose two monumental epics, the Iliad and the Odyssey, remain foundational to the Western cultural tradition. 

    Find out more about the collection here

  2. Classical Studies 2014 Catalog Now Available

    The Routledge Classical Studies 2014 Catalog is now available to view online. 

    From introductory guides to textbooks, and reference handbooks to monographs, we are confident you that you will find the right book to suit your needs. 

    Click here to view the catalog online, or download the PDF

  3. Free Access to Titles on Classical Greek & Roman Culture All April

    For the month of April, Routledge Classical Studies is pleased to open up select titles from the Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies series for you to read in their entirety for free. 

    Click here to browse the titles. 

  4. Women's Studies: The Basics

    International Women’s Day - Free Access to Routledge’s Women and Gender Titles All Weekend

    On International Women's Day, Routledge is joining celebrations across the world to honor women's achievements throughout history. This year, we've decided to give you free online access to a number of Routledge Women Studies resources from Saturday 8th March to Monday 10th March.

  5. Two Recent Classics Titles Highly Recommended by CHOICE

    We are pleased to announce that two outstanding Routledge titles have recently been named "highly recommended" by CHOICE. Click through to view excerpts from the reviews and learn more about these fantastic books!

  6. The Roman Empire at Bay, AD 180–395, 2nd Edition - David S. Potter

    “The classic account of the years 180-395, from the death of Commodus to the reign of Theodosius II and the arrival of the Goths in the Roman empire. It is the only volume of its kind to span this important period that scholars far too oftentimes divided by the reign of Constantine into a pre-Christian and a Christian Roman empire." - Susanna Elm, University of California, Berkeley, USA

    "Potter’s book is the best textbook on the high and late Roman empire, above all because it is so much more than a textbook.”Gavin Kelly, University of Edinburgh, UK

    Instructors - Request your complimentary exam copy | Read more

  7. The Ancient Near East: History, Society and Economy - Mario Liverani

    "...a wonderful book, which will make readers fall in love with the wonders of the ancient Near East..."

    Using the latest research from the most recent archaeological finds, and thanks to his personal odyssey of over twenty-five years, Mario Liverani has succeeded in retracing the history of the peoples of the ancient Near East such as the Sumerians, Hittites, Assyrians and Babylonians.

    Never before available in English, The Ancient Near East reveals three millennia of history (3500-500 BC) in one single work, representing one of the greatest books ever written on the subject. Read more.

    Instructors - request your complimentary exam copy.

  8. Book Launch for Roman Literature, Gender and Reception: Domina Illustris

    Co-sponsored by the University of Maryland Classics Department and the Center for Literary and Comparative Studies, the book launch for Roman Literature, Gender and Reception: Domina Illustris will include a panel of speakers about the book and its nineteen essays followed by a celebratory reception.

    Find out more about the event.

  9. Now Available - The Etruscan World

    In the past fifteen years striking advances have been made in scholarship and research techniques for Etruscan Studies. Lavishly illustrated, this new volume from Routledge and editor Jean MacIntosh Turfa brings to life the culture and material past of the Etruscans and highlights key points of development in research, making it essential reading for researchers, academics and students of this fascinating civilization. Phil Perkins of the Open University, UK has called The Etruscan World a "massive contribution... It will be indispensable to everyone with a passion to know more about the Etruscans." Don't miss it!

  10. Now in Paperback: Collected Papers on Alexander the Great

    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. The essays and articles gathered here provide a new layer in the interpretation of a figure who has not ceased to fascinate since his death in 323 BC. No one who works on Alexander the Great can afford to be without this book.

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