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The Case of Korea

by Henry Chung

This volume examines how and why Japan annexed Korea in the early twentieth century and discusses the role of foreign powers (particularly the USA) in trying to bring about freedom and independence for Korea....


Athens After the Peloponnesian War: Class, Faction and Policy 403-386 B.C.

by Barry Strauss

Historians are used to studying the origins of war. The rebuilding in the aftermath of war is a subject that - at least in the case of Athens - has received far less attention. Along with the problems of reconstructing...


Violence, Civil Strife and Revolution in the Classical City: 750-330 BC

by Andrew Lintott

Violent conflict between individuals and groups was as common in the ancient world as it has been in more recent history. Detested in theory, it nevertheless became as frequent as war between sovereign states....


From Tiberius to the Antonines: A History of the Roman Empire Ad 14-192: A History of the Roman Empire Ad 14-192

by Albino Garzetti

The first two centuries of the Christian era were largely a period of consolidation for the Roman Empire. However, the history of the heyday of Roman imperium is far from dull, for Augustus' successors ranged...


Philostratus: Biography and Belle Lettres in the Third Century A.S.: Biography and Belles Lettres in the Third Century A.D.

by Graham Anderson

This study of Philostratus , first published in 1986, presents the Greek biographer's treatment of both sophists and holy men in the social and intellectual life of the early Roman Empire, which also displays...


A Handbook of Greek Literature (Routledge Revivals): From Homer to the Age of Lucian

by H. J. Rose

First published in 1934, this book covers a broad array of ancient Greek literature, taking into account the most acknowledged of the Greek authors as well as those less well known. H. J. Rose presents the latest...


A History of Earliest Italy

by Missimo Pallottino

In A History of Earliest Italy, first published in 1984, Professor Pallottino illumines the wide variety of peoples, languages, and traditions of culture and trade that constituted the pre-Roman Italic world....


A Consumer's Guide to Mental Health Services

by K Edwards & Anthony W Heath

With over 250 models of counseling and psychotherapy currently used to treat emotional problems and serious mental illness, figuring out where to look for the right services can be a daunting task. A Consumer's...


Ancient Graffiti in Context

by Jennifer Baird & Claire Taylor

Ancient Graffiti in Context brings together papers by historians and archaeologists using graffiti as evidence to explore the Greek and Roman worlds. Illuminating such varied topics as ancient emotions, Roman...


A History of the Later Roman Empire, AD 284-641

by Stephen Mitchell

The Second Edition of A History of the Later Roman Empire features extensive revisions and updates to the highly-acclaimed, sweeping historical survey of the Roman Empire from the accession of Diocletian in...


On Revenues: Ways and Means: A Pamphlet on Revenues

by Xenophon & H. G. Dakyns

Though he may be best remembered as a close friend and follower of Socrates who recorded many of the philosopher's views for posterity, Xenophon was a significant figure in his own right, especially as a soldier...


Roman Life in the Days of Cicero

by Alfred John Church

Cicero, a Roman philosopher, orator, and politician, exerted an enormous influence on the development of Western culture, not only in his own time, but also in subsequent eras. Indeed, the rediscovery of a cache...


Stories of the Old World

by Alfred John Church

The Roman poet Virgil is regarded as one of the most significant literary figures of the ancient world. His major contribution was the epic poem of battle the Aeneid. In Stories of the Old World, author Alfred...


Hellenica

by Xenophon & H. G. Dakyns

Xenophon was a Greek soldier who played a key role in several military skirmishes and attacks throughout his life. Later in his life, he began to write down his recollections of these battles and other key political...


The Memorable Thoughts of Socrates

by Xenophon, Edward Bysshe & Henry Morley

Ancient Greek historian and soldier Xenophon was a friend, admirer, and avid follower of the philosopher Socrates, perhaps the single most influential thinker of the period. As the two spent a great deal of...


Translations of Shakuntala: And Other Works

by Kalidasa & Arthur W. Ryder

Regarded as the most important figure in the Classical Sanskrit literary canon, Kalidasa was a poet and playwright who likely lived in the fifth century AD. This collection brings together some of Kalidasa's...


The Memorabilia: Recollections of Socrates

by Xenophon & H. G. Dakyns

The Greek philosopher Socrates was accused of and ultimately put to death for impiety and corrupting the youth of Athens. This extraordinary volume from his friend and follower Xenophon offers a spirited defense...


Rome and Its Empire

by Stephen Johnson

The legacy of Rome is still very much with us in Europe. It forms part of our cultural backdrop, and is enshrined in the European mind, whether through classical literature, education and jurisprudence, or spectacular...


Economic Theory and the Ancient Mediterranean

by Donald W. Jones

Economic Theory and the Ancient Mediterranean presents a comprehensive introduction to the application of contemporary economic theory to the ancient societies of the Mediterranean Sea from the period of 5000...


Alexandria: The Last Night of Cleopatra

by Peter Stothard

When Peter Stothard found himself stranded in the Egyptian city of Alexandria in the winter of 2010, he set out to explore a nation on the brink of revolution. Guided by two native Egyptians, Stothard reawakens...