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  1. Sophocles and the Politics of Tragedy

    Cities and Transcendence

    By Jonathan N. Badger

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    Sophocles and the Politics of Tragedy is an inquiry into a fundamental political problem made visible through the tragic poetry of Sophocles. In part I Badger offers a detailed exegesis of three plays: Ajax, Antigone, and Philoctetes. These plays share a common theme, illuminating a persistent...

    Published February 26th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Riding for Caesar

    The Roman Emperor's Horseguard

    By Micheal P. Speidel

    Professor Speidel's book represents the first history of the Roman horse guard ever written and provides a readable account of the intricate part these men played in the fate of the Roman empire and its emperors....

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Ancient Egyptians (2 Vols)

    By J. Gardner Wilkinson

    Written in 1836, this two-volume study has enduring importance in the field of Egyptology. Covering topics including Egyptian homes, ceremonies, hunting, religious rites, and castes, it provides a comprehensive account of ancient Egyptian life and practices. The work is illustrated with numerous...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Singular Dedications

    Founders and Innovators of Private Cults in Classical Greece

    By Andrea Purvis

    Series: Studies in Classics

    First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Humanist Essays (Routledge Revivals)

    By Gilbert Murray

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1964, this is a short collection of both literary and philosophical essays. Whilst two essays consider Greek literature written at the point at which the Athenian empire was breaking apart, another group explore the background from which Christianity arose, considering Paganism...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Arbitration (Routledge Revivals)

    The Epitrepontes of Menander

    By Gilbert Murray

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Gilbert Murray translated and made available to modern readers The Epitrepontes of Menander or The Arbitration for the first time in 1945. The Arbitration is among the most frequently quoted and most famous of Menander’s plays and – being less farcical than others - belongs to his mature style....

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Imperial Inquisitions

    Prosecutors and Informants from Tiberius to Domitian

    By Steven H. Rutledge

    Delatores (political informants) and accusatores (malicious prosecutors) were a major part of life in imperial Rome. Contemporary sources depict them as cruel and heartless mercenaries, who bore the main responsibility for institutionalising and enforcing the 'tyranny' of the infamous rulers of the...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The World of Juba II and Kleopatra Selene

    Royal Scholarship on Rome's African Frontier

    By Duane W Roller

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Cat In Ancient Egypt

    By Langton

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Childhood, Class and Kin in the Roman World

    Edited by Suzanne Dixon

    It can be difficult to hear the voices of Roman children, women and slaves, given that most surviving texts of the period are by elite adult men. This volume redresses the balance. An international collection of expert contributors go beyond the usual canon of literary texts, and assess a vast...

    Published December 22nd 2014 by Routledge