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A History of Pergamum: Beyond Hellenistic Kingship

by Richard Evans

The Kingdom of Pergamum emerged from the great period of instability which followed the death of Alexander the Great. Over the next century Pergamum was to become one of the wealthiest states in the eastern...


Cicero: Politics and Persuasion in Ancient Rome

by Kathryn Tempest

As the greatest Roman orator of his time, Cicero delivered over one hundred speeches in the law courts, in the senate and before the people of Rome. He was also a philosopher, a patriot and a private man. While...


Women in Ancient Greece: A Sourcebook

by Bonnie MacLachlan

The study of women in the ancient Mediterranean world is a topic of growing interest among classicists and ancient historians, and also students of history, sociology and women's studies. This volume is an essential...


Treasure Of Ophir

by Craufurd

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


Egyptian Literature - Vol. II: Annals of Nubian Kings: Vol. II: Annals of Nubian Kings

by E.A. Wallis Budge

Sir E. A. Wallis Budge (1857-1934) was Keeper of the British Museum's department of oriental antiquities from 1894 until his retirement in 1924. Carrying out many missions to Egypt in search of ancient objects,...


Ancient Rome

by William E. Dunstan

Ancient Rome masterfully synthesizes the vast period from the origins of Rome to the end of antiquity, seamlessly weaving a panoramic view of how the Romans gradually imposed their rule from Britain to Arabia....


Alexander the Great: Man and God

by Ian Worthington

Alexander the Great conquered territories on a superhuman scale and established an empire that stretched from Greece to India. He spread Greek culture and education throughout his empire, and was worshipped...


"When You Were Gentiles": Specters of Ethnicity in Roman Corinth and Paul's Corinthian Correspondence

by Cavan W Concannon

Cavan W. Concannon makes a significant contribution to Pauline studies by imagining the responses of the Corinthians to Paul's letters. Based on surviving written materials and archaeological research, this...


Augustus to Nero: A Sourcebook on Roman History, 31 BC-AD 68

by David Braund

The years from the battle of Actium to the death of Nero stand at the very heart of Roman history. Yet the sources of this key period, particularly the inscriptions, papyri and coins, are not readily accessible....


Late Classical and Early Hellenistic Corinth, 338-196 BC: 338-196 BC

by Michael D. Dixon

Late Classical and Early Hellenistic Corinth, 338-196 B.C. challenges the perception that the Macedonians' advent and continued presence in Corinth amounted to a loss of significance and autonomy. Immediately...


Sophists, Socratics and Cynics

by David Rankin

The Sophists, the Socratics and the Cynics had one important characteristic in common: they mainly used spoken natural language as their instrument of investigation, and they were more concerned to discover...


Sieges of Alexander the Great

by Stephen English

During his spectacular career of conquest Alexander the Great attacked many cities and fortresses, never failing to take them. Such operations occupied more of his time than his famous pitched battles and were...


Egyptian Art

by Maspero

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


Late Roman Army

by Karen R. Dixon & Pat Southern

Using a full range of original literary sources, modern Continental scholarship, and current archaeological research, Pat Southern and Karen R. Dixon provide a stimulating overview of the historical period,...


Animals in the Ancient World from A to Z

by Kenneth F. Kitchell Jr.

The ancient Greeks and Romans lived in a world teeming with animals. Animals were integral to ancient commerce, war, love, literature and art. Inside the city they were found as pets, pests, and parasites. They...


Ancient Fiction: The Novel in the Graeco-Roman World: The Novel in the Graeco-Roman World

by Graham Anderson

A number of ancient novelists were skilful storytellers and resourceful literary artists, and their works are often carefully individualised presentations of an ancient and distinguished heritage.

Ancient Fiction,...


Phocion the Good

by Lawrence A. Tritle

Plutarch's Life of Phocion has not been closely analysed since 1840. Laurence Trittle's study, first published in 1988, offers a new assessment of this significant and complex personality, whilst illuminating...


Dreaming in Byzantium and Beyond

by Christine Angelidi & George T. Calofonos

This book - the first collection of studies on Byzantine dreams to be published - aims to demonstrate the importance of closely examining dreams in Byzantium in their wider historical and cultural, as well as...


Mediterranean Heritage

by David Scott Fox

Mediterranean Heritage, first published in 1978, offers a wide-ranging and perceptive discussion of the often concealed links between English culture and the common heritage of Western Europe: the Graeco-Roman...


Stagecraft in Euripides

by Michael Halleran

In Stagecraft in Euripides, first published in 1985, Professor Michael Halleran examines certain aspects of the dramaturgy of the most extensively preserved Attic tragedian.

Although the ancient dramatic texts...