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A Commentary on Cicero, de natura deorum II

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

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

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

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

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


An exploration into the elusive, and sometimes unlikable, hero of Rome’s most important poem

Ancient Latin Poetry Books

Materiality and Context

Presents the first comprehensive study of the material aspects of the oldest surviving manuscripts of Latin secular poetry

Foodways in Roman Republican Italy

Uncovering Roman Republican life through food

The Life of Comedy after the Death of Plautus and Terence

A novel study of the popularity of Roman comedies well into the second century CE

Poetics of the First Punic War

Latin poetry’s place in the ever-changing landscape of Ancient Roman memory

A Casebook on Roman Water Law

Engaging study of key issues in Roman water regulation from legal and environmental history, both ancient and modern.

The Black Widows of the Eternal City

The True Story of Rome's Most Infamous Poisoners

An intriguing and well-researched account behind the dozens of female poisoners in seventeenth-century Rome

Memoirs of the American Academy in Rome, Vol. 63/64

Collection of articles on Roman archaeology; Italian history, art, and architectural history; and Latin literature