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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

The Discovery of the Fact

Lively investigation of the role of legal institutions in shaping notions of fact from classical Greece and Roman, and beyond

A Commentary on Cicero, De Divinatione II

An attractive choice for the study of Latin texts in classrooms by advanced undergraduate and graduate students

While Rome Burned

Fire, Leadership, and Urban Disaster in the Roman Cultural Imagination

Explores the intersection of fire and politics in the literature of Rome


The Sculpture and Furnishings in Stone and Marble

Surveys the beautiful but functional marbles from Roman Cosa

Following Chaucer

Offices of the Active Life

Understanding the relationship between individuals and their communities in the works of Chaucer

Laughing Atoms, Laughing Matter

Lucretius' De Rerum Natura and Satire

Unexpected satire in a classic philosophical text