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Classical Studies

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A Companion to Apollonius of Rhodes

A complementary text to the Latin poet of Argonautica

A Commentary on Cicero, de natura deorum II

First English commentary on Cicero’s examination of the gods in over fifty years
 

Ugly Productions

An Aesthetics of Greek Drama

Charts the historical development and deployment of ugliness in Greek drama

Ancient Bovillae

History, Art, and Archaeology of a Lost City in the Roman Hinterland

The first comprehensive study in English of the ancient Roman city and its decline

Ancient Maritime Loan Contracts

How contracts reveal the link between commerce and law in maritime societies

The Shadow of an Ass

Philosophical Choice and Aesthetic Experience in Apuleius' Metamorphoses

An examination of philosophical choice and aesthetic reception in the reading of Apuleius’ novel Metamorphoses

A Commentary on Plautus' Curculio

The first commentary on Plautus’ Curculio in over forty years

Beyond the River, Under the Eye of Rome

Explores how Roman perceptions of Danubian peoples influenced some of the most politically and socially significant events of Roman antiquity

Classical Myth

An Introduction

2nd Edition

An overview of the history, theory, and stories of myths

Garden of Egypt

Irrigation, Society, and the State in the Premodern Fayyum

Examining how relationships with water flow through Egyptian history

Constructing Communities in Vergil's Aeneid

Cultural Memory, Identity, and Ideology

A new take on the Aeneid, drawing previously unexplored connections between Vergil’s fictional world and its political context

The Reputation of the Roman Merchant

Defying a reputation for deceit and greed, Roman merchants strategized to present their good traits and successes

Between Sahara and Sea

Africa in the Roman Empire

David Mattingly’s long-awaited book on North Africa and the Romans

Writing Imperial History

Tacitus from Agricola to Annales

Analyzes how Tacitus contributed to our current understanding of history and reveals the themes that permeated his writing

Reciprocity, Truth, and Gender in Pindar and Aeschylus

How Pindar and Aeschylus—in distinct but complementary ways—treat the concepts of reciprocity, truth, and gender as interlocked and intertwined

Images and Translations

The Etruscans Abroad

A lively journey to meet the Etruscans, one of Europe’s most enigmatic societies, by world-renowned archaeologist Larissa Bonfante

Comparing Roman Hellenisms in Italy

Examines in detail the local, historical, and material circumstances that distinguish different types of Roman Hellenism

Lucian’s Laughing Gods

Religion, Philosophy, and Popular Culture in the Roman East

The first English-language monograph about religion and Lucian of Samosata

Accustomed to Obedience?

Classical Ionia and the Aegean World, 480–294 BCE

A dedicated study of Classical Ionia

Stock Characters Speaking

Eight Libanian Declamations Introduced and Translated

A translation of eight declamations written by or ascribed to Libanius, fourth-century CE sophist of Antioch

The Greco-Egyptian Magical Formularies

Libraries, Books, and Individual Recipes

Essays on the magical handbooks of Greco-Roman Egypt

Confiscation or Coexistence

Egyptian Temples in the Age of Augustus

A new interpretation of the administrative restructuring of lands held by temples in Roman Egypt

Golden Cynthia

Essays on Propertius

Edited by Sharon L. James
Subjects: Classical Studies, Roman

New approaches to the poetry of Propertius

Tales of Dionysus

The Dionysiaca of Nonnus of Panopolis

The first English verse translation of the Dionysiaca of Nonnus of Panopolis