Ashley and Peter Larkin Series in Greek and Roman Culture

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  1. Public Spending and Democracy in Classical Athens
    In his On the Glory of Athens, Plutarch complained that the Athenian people spent more on the production of dramatic festivals and "the misfortunes of Medeas and Electras than they did on maintaining their empire and fighting... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 2016
    Paperback | £17.99
  2. The Restoration of the Roman Forum in Late Antiquity
    In The Restoration of the Roman Forum in Late Antiquity, Gregor Kalas examines architectural conservation during late antiquity period at Rome's most important civic center: the Roman Forum. During the fourth and fifth centuries... Learn More
    Published: 1st November 2015
    Paperback | £26.99
  3. Enmity and Feuding in Classical Athens
    Much has been written about the world’s first democracy, but no book so far has been dedicated solely to the study of enmity in ancient Athens. Enmity and Feuding in Classical Athens is a long-overdue analysis of the competitive... Learn More
    Published: 1st November 2015
    Hardback | £47.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  4. Epideictic Rhetoric
    Speeches of praise and blame constituted a form of oratory put to brilliant and creative use in the classical Greek period (fifth to fourth century BC) and the Roman imperial period (first to fourth century AD), and they have... Learn More
    Published: 15th June 2015
    Hardback | £43.00
    Paperback | £16.99
  5. Conspiracy Theory in Latin Literature
    Conspiracy theory as a theoretical framework has emerged only in the last twenty years; commentators are finding it a productive way to explain the actions and thoughts of individuals and societies. In this compelling exploration... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 2013
    Paperback | £16.99
  6. City of Suppliants
    After fending off Persia in the fifth century BCE, Athens assumed a leadership position in the Aegean world. Initially it led the Delian League, a military alliance against the Persians, but eventually the league evolved into... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 2013
    Paperback | £20.99
  7. Valorizing the Barbarians
    With the growth of postcolonial theory in recent decades, scholarly views of Roman imperialism and colonialism have been evolving and shifting. Much recent discussion of the topic has centered on the ways in which ancient Roman... Learn More
    Published: 15th May 2012
    Paperback | £22.99
  8. Murder Was Not a Crime
    Embarking on a unique study of Roman criminal law, Judy Gaughan has developed a novel understanding of the nature of social and political power dynamics in republican government. Revealing the significant relationship between... Learn More
    Published: 15th November 2010
    Paperback | £20.99