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An Anthology of the Major Writings, 3rd Edition
The Historians of Ancient Rome is the most comprehensive collection of ancient sources for Roman history available in a single English volume. After a general introduction on Roman historical writing, extensive passages from more than a dozen Greek and Roman historians and biographers trace...
Published September 4th 2012 by Routledge
The ancient Athenian legal system is both excitingly familiar and disturbingly alien to the modern reader. It functions within a democracy which shares many of our core values but operates in a disconcertingly different way. Trials from Classical Athens assembles a number of surviving speeches...
Published October 27th 2011 by Routledge
Although reasoned discourse on human-animal relations is often considered a late twentieth-century phenomenon, ethical debate over animals and how humans should treat them can be traced back to the philosophers and literati of the classical world. From Stoic assertions that humans owe nothing to...
Published November 8th 2010 by Routledge
Social and Historical Documents from Archaic Times to the Death of Alexander, 3rd Edition
In this revised edition, Matthew Dillon and Lynda Garland have expanded the chronological range of Ancient Greece to include the Greek world of the fourth century. The sourcebook now ranges from the first lines of Greek literature to the death of Alexander the Great, covering all of the main...
Published June 16th 2010 by Routledge
A Sourcebook, 2nd Edition
Late Antiquity (ca. 250-650) witnessed the transition from Classical Antiquity to the Middle Ages in the Mediterranean and Near Eastern worlds. Christianity displaced polytheism over a wide area, offering new definitions of identity and community. The Roman Empire collapsed in Western Europe to be...
Published December 7th 2009 by Routledge
A Sourcebook, 3rd Edition
Roman Britain: A Sourcebook has established itself as the only comprehensive collection of source material on the subject. It incorporates literary, numismatic and epigraphic evidence for the history of Britain under Roman rule, as well as translations of major literary sources. This new edition...
Published November 30th 2008 by Routledge
Modern western education finds its origins in the practices, systems and schools of the ancient Greeks and Romans. It is in the field of education, in fact, that classical antiquity has exerted one of its clearest influences on the modern world. Yet the story of Greek and Roman education, extending...
Published August 25th 2008 by Routledge
The Republican Roman Army assembles a wide range of source material and introduces the latest scholarship on the evolution of the Roman Army and the Roman experience of war. The author has carefully selected and translated key texts, many of them not previously available in English, and provided...
Published May 7th 2008 by Routledge
Presenting a wide range of relevant, translated texts on death, burial and commemoration in the Roman world, this book is organized thematically and supported by discussion of recent scholarship. The breadth of material included ensures that this sourcebook will shed light on the way...
Published November 6th 2007 by Routledge
The Fragments of the Local Chronicles of Attika
A leading authority in the field, Phillip Harding presents the very first English translations of the six Athenian writers known as the Atthidographers. In his vivid and detailed history, Harding examines the remaining fragments of these historical writers' work – in chronological order – and how...
Published October 31st 2007 by Routledge
Women in the Ancient Near East: A Sourcebook
To Be Published July 29th 2013
Sexuality in Greek and Roman Literature and Society: A Sourcebook
To Be Published September 26th 2013
Pompeii and Herculaneum: A Sourcebook, 2nd Edition
To Be Published September 29th 2013