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Ancient Greece

by Thomas R. Martin

In this compact yet comprehensive history of ancient Greece, Thomas R. Martin brings alive Greek civilization from its Stone Age roots to the fourth century B.C. Focusing on the development of the Greek city-state...

Pagans and Christians in Late Antiquity: A Sourcebook

by A.D.(Doug) Lee

In the 3rd century AD the Roman empire encompassed an enormous diversity of religious creeds, by the 6th century, Christianity had become the dominant creed. This book offers the ideal introduction to this period...

The Persian Empire: A Corpus of Sources from the Achaemenid Period

by A. Kuhrt

Bringing together a wide variety of material in many different languages that exists from the substantial body of work left by this large empire, The Persian Empire presents annotated translations, together...

Linguistic Commentary on Livius Andronicus

by Ivy Livingston

As the oldest literary Latin preserved in any quantity, the language of Livius shows many features of linguistic interest and raises intriguing questions of phonolgy, morphology and syntax.

Latin for the Illiterati, Second Edition: A Modern Guide to an Ancient Language

by Jon R. Stone

A comprehensive compendium of more than 7,000 Latin words, expressions, phrases, and sayings taken from the world of art, music, law, philosophy, theology, medicine and the theatre, as well as witty remarks...

Sparta and Lakonia: A Regional History 1300-362 BC

by Paul Cartledge

In this fully revised and updated edition of his groundbreaking study, Paul Cartledge uncovers the realities behind the potent myth of Sparta.

The book explores both the city-state of Sparta and the territory...

Latin Erotic Elegy: An Anthology and Reader

by Paul Allen Miller

This indispensable volume provides a complete course on Latin erotic elegy, allowing students to trace a coherent narrative of the genre's rise and fall, and to understand its relationship to the changes that...

The Roman Remains of Northern and Eastern France: A Guidebook

by James Bromwich

This book provides a thorough, area by area companion to the region's wealth of monuments, excavations and artefacts, from Paris and Boulogne-sur-Mer to Strasbourg and Lyon. Over ninety sites are treated in...

Pilgrims and Pilgrimage in Ancient Greece

by Matthew Dillon

This volume explores the religious motivations for pilgrimage and reveals the main preoccupations of worshippers in Ancient Greece.

Dillon examines the main sanctuaries of Delphi, Epidauros and Olympia, as well...

Pliny on Art and Society: The Elder Pliny's Chapters on the History of Art

by Jacob Isager

Pliny sketches a theory of advancing moral decline and extravagance, in the course of which he gives a detailed account of six centuries of classical art and a fascinating sketch of the world of the rich Roman...

The Jews Among Pagans and Christians in the Roman Empire

by Judith Lieu, John North & Tessa Rajak

An interdisciplinary study of the important question of the place of Judaism in the religious changes and development within the Roman Empire, as part of the setting of the emergence of Christianity.

Epic Lessons: An Introduction to Ancient Didactic Poetry

by Peter Toohey

Didactic Epic was enormously popular in the ancient world. It was used to teach Greeks and Romans technical and scientific subjects, but in verse. Epic Lessons shows how this scientific poetry was intended not...

Theatre in Ancient Greek Society

by J. R. Green

In Theatre in Ancient Greek Society the author examines the social setting and function of ancient Greek theatre through the thousand years of its performance history. Instead of using written sources, which...

Ancient History from Coins

by Christopher Howgego

Like other volumes in this series, Ancient History from Coins demystifies a specialism, introducing students (from first year upwards) to the techniques, methods, problems and advantages of using coins to do...

Roman Pompeii: Space and Society

by Ray Laurence

Including new chapters that reveal how the young learnt the culture of the city, this fully revised and updated edition of Roman Pompeii looks at the latest archaeological and literary evidence relating to...

Latin Fiction

by Heinz Hofmann

Latin Fiction provides a chronological study of the Roman novel from the Classical period to the Middle Ages, exploring the development of the novel and the continuity of Latin culture.

Frontiers of the Roman Empire

by Hugh Elton

With its succinct analysis of the overriding issues and detailed case-studies based on the latest archaeological research, this social and economic study of Roman Imperial frontiers is essential reading.


Ancient History: Key Themes and Approaches

by Neville Morley

Ancient History is a sourcebook of writings on ancient history. It offers an invaluable introduction to the most important ideas, theories and controversies, and a thought-provoking survey of the range of views...

Fifty Key Classical Authors

by Rhiannon Ash & Alison Sharrock

A chronological guide to influential Greek and Roman writers, Fifty Key Classical Authors is an invaluable introduction to the literature, philosophy and history of the ancient world.

When Men Were Men: Masculinity, Power and Identity in Classical Antiquity

by Lin Foxhall & John Salmon

When Men Were Men questions the deep-set assumption that men's history speaks and has always spoken for all of us, by exploring the history of classical antiquity as an explicitly masculine story.

With a preface...