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Routledge has an illustrious history in research and reference publishing. You can explore this area of the site to learn more about our featured research, reference, monographs, handbooks and major works in Classical Studies. In addition, you can visit one of following areas for broad representation of our reference publishing program:

Recent Research & Reference Articles

  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. 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!

  3. 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!

  4. Ancient Near East: The Basics

    Ancient Near East: The Basics surveys the history of the ancient Middle East from the invention of writing to Alexander the Great’s conquest. The book introduces both the physical and intellectual environment of those times, the struggles of state-building and empire construction, and the dissent from those efforts. Featuring a glossary, chronology and suggestions for further reading, this book has all the tools the reader needs to understand the history and study of the Ancient Near East.

  5. Review of Roman Elections in the Age of Cicero in BMCR

    Routledge is pleased to announce a new review of Roman Elections in the Age of Cicero in the Bryn Mawr Classical Review

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  6. 2013 Classical Studies Catalog - Now Available Online

    Click here to browse our new Classical Studies Catalog, including new and key titles for 2013. Remember that many of our titles are available as complimentary exam copies for instructors, just look for the blue button to order.

  7. The Women of Pliny’s Letters

    Pliny's letters offer a significant source of information about the lives of Roman women during the late first and early second centuries CE. Read more...

  8. Constantine and the Christian Empire

    Constantine and the Christian Empire 2nd Edition by Charles Odahl is a timely publication, as 2012 sees the 1700th hundred anniversary of Constantine’s conversion to Christianity and the Battle of Milvian Bridge Click here to read more.

  9. Childhood in Ancient Athens

    Childhood in Ancient Athens

    Childhood in Ancient Athens is the latest book in the Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies series. Published July 27th 2012, the book offers an in-depth study of children during the heyday of the Athenian city state.
     

  10. Now Available: Badian’s Collected Papers on Alexander the Great

    Ernst Badian (1925-2011) was one of the most influential Alexander historians of the twentieth century. His work radically challenged traditional ideas about Alexander the Great and reshaped historians' understanding of this complex figure. Now, for the first time, his essays and articles on Alexander have been brought together in a single volume.

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