Rhetoric in Cicero's Pro Balbo
A Linguistic Commentary on Livius Andronicus
Augustan Egypt: The Creation of a Roman Province
Empedocles: An Interpretation
Kimberly A. Barber
July 18, 2016
This book offers an examination of Cicero's speech, the Pro Balbo, which was delivered during a momentous period of Roman history, in defence of a highly influential political advisor of Caesar who was charged under the lex Papia for an illegal grant of citizenship....
June 08, 2015
First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....
February 27, 2015
First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....
Kenneth Royce Moore
December 22, 2014
Sex and the Second-Best City deals with the topics of sex and society in the Laws of Plato with recourse to historical context and modern critical theory. It examines reconstructions of ancient "sexuality" with a view to increased clarification. The text of the Laws is considered, along with many...
August 12, 2014
With updated documents including papyri, inscriptions and ostraka, this book casts fresh and original light on the administration and economy issues faced with the transition of Egypt from an allied kingdom of Rome to a province of the Roman Empire...
November 14, 2012
First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....
John Alexander Lobur
October 10, 2012
This book concerns the relationship between ideas and power in the genesis of the Roman empire. The self-justification of the first emperor through the consensus of the citizen body constrained him to adhere to ‘legitimate’ and ‘traditional’ forms of self-presentation. Lobur explores how these...
Lawrence M. Kowerski
June 28, 2012
This book considers what evidence the "new Simonides" fragments offer for Simonides' elegiac compositions on the Persian Wars. The current orthodoxy is that they represent three separate elegies on individual battles, one on Artemisium, one on Salamis, and one on Plataea. Kowerski evaluates what...
February 23, 2012
Despite the general scholarly consensus about Lucretius’ debt to Empedocles as the father of the genre of cosmological didactic epic, there is a major disagreement regarding Lucretius’ applause for his Presocratic predecessor’s praeclara reperta (DRN 1.732). In the present study, Garani suggests...
T. D. Hill
January 06, 2011
Although the distinctive - and sometimes bizarre - means by which Roman aristocrats often chose to end their lives has attracted some scholarly attention in the past, most writers on the subject have been content to view this a s an irrational and inexplicable aspect of Roman culture. In this book,...