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Recent General Interest Articles

  1. 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

  2. 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. 

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Out Now - New Edition of Ritual Texts for the Afterlife

    Praise for the first edition: "Graf and Johnston have put togetheran exciting study, one that will illuminate the shadowy darkness, not just for the initiate, but also for the uninitiated venturing for the first time into the world of the Bacchic gold tablets." - Bryn Mawr Classical Review

    Fascinating texts written on small gold tablets that were deposited in graves provide a unique source of information about what some Greeks and Romans believed regarding the fate that awaited them after death, and how they could influence it. Providing the first book-length edition and discussion of these enigmatic texts in English, and their first English translation, this book is essential to the study of ancient Greek religion.

    Click here to learn more!

  6. Ancient Medicine

    This second edition of Ancient Medicines has been updated with key discoveries made since the publication of Nutton's first comprehensive survey of the medicine of the ancient world. Important texts discovered in recent finds of papyri and manuscripts alongside new research on Rufus and Galen, make this book required reading.

    Praise for the 1st Edition (2004)

    'This book is an essential tool for anyone interested in the history of Western medicine.' - Biblical Theology Bulletin
     

  7. View of Rome from Rome Reborn

    A Video Tour of Ancient Rome

    Scholars have come together to create a comprehensive digital reconstruction of Rome in 320 AD in the 'Rome Reborn' project. We were hypnotized by this video, which offers a fascinating glimpse of what Rome looked like in its heyday.

  8. The Roman Empire Around 200 CE Wall Map

    Wall Maps for the Ancient World

    Wall Maps for the Ancient World are a series of seven maps from Ancient Egypt to the world of the New Testament, available individually or as a complete set. With rich geographic detail and visual clarity, these maps offer invaluable aid to students of the ancient Greek, Roman, and Near Eastern worlds and their teachers.

    Available now for the first time as e-books, these maps can be viewed on your computer or tablet in high resolution detail. View our online catalog to find out more.

  9. Cicero

    Cicero and the Catilinarian Conspiracy Reviewed

    Cicero and the Catilinarian Conspiracy has been reviewed by Lydia Haile Fassett, one of our followers on twitter.

  10. Go Green with Routledge eBooks!

    Did you know that Routledge offers books in earth-friendly electronic editions? Many of our titles are also available to course instructors as complimentary e-inspection copies. Click here to find out more!

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