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  1. Athens: Its Rise and Fall

    With Views of the Literature, Philosophy, and Social Life of the Athenian People

    By Edward Bulwer Lytton

    Edited by Oswyn Murray

    Athens: Its Rise and Fall, originally published in 1837, is the most important and readable of the Victorian histories of ancient Greece. It stands alongside Macauley and Carlyle as a great historical work of British Romanticism, and anticipates the thinking of George Grote and John Stuart Mill on...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Constructing Identities in Late Antiquity

    Edited by Richard Miles

    The essays in Constructing Identities in Late Antiquity concern themselves with the theme of identity, an increasingly popular topic in Classical studies. Through detailed discussions of particular Roman texts and images, the contributors show not only how these texts were used to create and...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. From Good Goddess to Vestal Virgins

    Sex and Category in Roman Religion

    By Ariadne Staples

    Ariadne Staples provides an arresting and original analysis of the role of women in Roman society, which challenges traditionally held views and provokes further questions....

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Letters of the Great Kings of the Ancient Near East

    The Royal Correspondence of the Late Bronze Age

    By Trevor Bryce

    Offering fascinating insights into the people and politics of the ancient near Eastern kingdoms, Trevor Bryce uses the letters of the five Great Kings of Egypt, Babylon, Hatti, Mitanni and Assyria as the focus of a fresh look at this turbulent and volatile region in the late Bronze Age....

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Egyptian Temples

    By Murray

    First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Birth of Western Painting (Routledge Revivals)

    A History of Colour, Form and Iconography

    By Robert Byron, David Talbot Rice

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1930, this book deals with Byzantine art, not as an isolated province, but as one intimately connected with the subsequent history of European painting. After a summary of the whole question in its relation to modern art, the second chapter opens with a novel analysis of the...

    Published August 14th 2014 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 August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Plato's Invisible Cities

    Discourse and Power in the Republic

    By Adi Ophir

    This book offers an original and detailed reading of Plato's Republic, one of the most influential philosophical works in the emergence of Western philosophy. The author discusses the Republic in terms of discursive events and political acts. Plato's act is placed in the context of a...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Sex and the Second-Best City

    Sex and Society in the Laws of Plato

    By Kenneth Royce Moore

    Series: Studies in Classics

    Sex and the Second-Best City deals with the topics of sex and society in the Laws of Plato with recourse to historical context and modern critical theory. It examines reconstructions of ancient "sexuality" with a view to increased clarification. The text of the Laws is considered, along with many...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Antonia Augusta

    Portrait of a Great Roman Lady

    By Nikos Kokkinos

    Nikos Kokkinos presents a portrait of the most influential Roman matron of her time - the daughter of Mark Antony and the great-grandmother of Nero. In addition to being pivotal to the political shifts of the Empire, Antonia was strongly involved in many aspects of business life, and thus her...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge