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General bibliography

 

 

General reference

S. Hornblower, A. Spawforth (2003), The Oxford Classical Dictionary, 3rd ed., Oxford: Oxford University Press. DE 5.O9

G. Speake (ed., 1994) A Dictionary of Ancient History, Oxford: Blackwell. DE 5.D4

 

Atlases

P. Levi (1984), Atlas of the Greek World, Oxford: Phaidon. DF 16.L3

T. Cornell, J. Matthews (1982), Atlas of the Roman World, Oxford: Phaidon. DG 16.C6

C. McEvedy (2002), The New Penguin Atlas of Ancient History, 2nd ed., Harmondsworth: Penguin. D54.2 M2

 

 

Autumn term: Greece

 

Introductory readings

T. Buckley (1996), Aspects of Greek History, 750-323 B.C.: A Source-Based Approach, London: Routledge. DF 214.B8

P. Cartledge (1993), The Greeks: A Portrait of Self and Others, Oxford: Oxford University Press. DF 78.C2

P. Cartledge (ed., 1998), The Cambridge Illustrated History of Greece, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. DF 77.C2

R. Osborne (2004), Greek History, London: Routledge. DF 77.O8

 

Sources

M.M. Austin and P. Vidal-Naquet (1977), Economic and Social History of Ancient Greece, London: Batsford. DF 83.A8

M. Brosius (2000), The Persian Empire from Cyrus II to Artaxerxes I, London: JACT. DS 281.P3

M. Dillon, L. Garland (2000), Ancient Greece, Social and Historical Documents from Archaic Times to the Death of Socrates, 2nd ed., London: Routledge. DF 209.5.A6

M. Crawford, D. Whitehead (eds., 1983), Archaic and Classical Greece: a selection of ancient sources in translation, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. DF 209.5.C7

C. Fornara (ed., 1983), Translated Documents of Greece and Rome, vol. I, Archaic Times to the End of the Peloponnesian War. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. DF 222.F6

P. Harding (ed., 1985), Translated Documents of Greece and Rome, vol. II, From the End of the Peloponnesian War to the Battle of Ipsus. Cambridge University Press. DF 214.F7

*P. Harding (2008), The Story of Athens. The Fragments of the Local Chronicles of Attika, London: Routledge.

P. Rhodes (1986), The Greek City States: A Sourcebook, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press. DF 81.G7

P.J. Rhodes, R. Osborne (2003), Greek Historical Inscriptions 404 – 323 B.C. Oxford: Oxford University Press. DF 231.A1

 

All the major historical sources are available in translation in the Loeb Classical Texts and Penguin Classics collections.

 

From the origins to the Persian Wars (weeks 1-4)

O. Murray (1993), Early Greece, 2nd ed., London: Fontana. DF 222.M8

R. Osborne (1996), Greece in the Making, 1200-479 B.C., London: Routledge. DF 220.O8

 

Classical Greece to Alexander (weeks 5-8)

J.K. Davies (1993), Democracy and Classical Greece, 2nd ed., London: Fontana. DF 214.D2

N.G.L. Hammond (1975), The Classical Age of Greece, London: Phoenix. DF 214.H2

S. Hornblower (2002), The Greek World, 479-323 BC, 3rd ed, London: Routledge. DF 214.H6

R. Osborne (ed., 2000), Classical Greece 500-323 B.C., Oxford University Press. DF 277.C5

*P. Rhodes (2006), A History of the Classical Greek World 478-323 BC, London: Blackwell.

 

Alexander and Hellenism (weeks 9-10)

A.B. Bosworth (1988), Conquest and Empire, The Reign of Alexander the Great, Cambridge University Press. DF 234.B6

P. Green (1990), Alexander to Actium: The Hellenistic Age, London: Thames & Hudson. DF 235.G7

G. Shipley (2000), The Greek World after Alexander, London: Routledge. DF 235.S4

F.W. Walbank (1992), The Hellenistic World, 2nd ed., London: Fontana. DF 235.W2

 

 

Spring term: Rome

 

Introductory readings

M. Beard, M. Crawford (1999), Rome in the Late Republic, London: Duckworth. DG 254.B3

M. Crawford (1992), The Roman Republic, 2nd ed., London: Fontana. DG 235.C7

F. Dupont (1993), Daily Life in Ancient Rome, Oxford: Blackwell. DG 78.D8

H. Flower (eds., 2004), The Cambridge Companion to the Roman Republic, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. DG 235.C2

N. Rosenstein, R. Morstein-Marx (eds., 2006), A Companion to the Roman Republic, London: Routledge. DG 235.C6

H. H. Scullard (1982), From the Gracchi to Nero: A History of Rome from 133 B.C. to A.D. 68, London: Routledge. DG 254.S4

R. Syme (1939), The Roman Revolution, Oxford: Clarendon Press. DG 231.S9 (also available in electronic format).

T. Widemann (1994), Cicero and the End of the Roman Republic, London: Bristol Classical Press. DG 260.C5

 

Sources

B.W. Frier (1999), Libri Annales Pontificum Maximorum: The Origins of the Annalistic Tradition. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, DG 205.F7

N. Lewis, M. Reinhold (1993), Roman Civilization: Selected Readings, vol.1, The Republic and the Augustan age, 3rd ed., New York, Chichester: Columbia University Press. DG 13.L3

K. Lomas (1996), Roman Italy 338 BC- AD 200. A sourcebook, London: UCL Press. DG 13.R6

J. Sabben-Clare (1971), Caesar and Roman Politics, 60-50 BC. DG 261.S2

R. Sherk (1984), Rome and the Greek East to the Death of Augustus. DG 13.S4

D.L. Stockton (1981), From the Gracchi to Sulla: Sources for Roman history, 133-80 B.C. DG 254.S8

 

From the origins of Rome to the Punic Wars (weeks 1-3)

T. Cornell (1995), The Beginnings of Rome. Italy and Rome from the Bronze Age to the Punic Wars (c. 1000-264 BC), London: Routledge DG 209.C6

G. de Beer (1969) Hannibal. The Struggle for Power in the Mediterranean, London: Thames & Hudson. DG 249.D3

G. Forsythe (2005), A Critical History of Early Rome. From Prehistory to the First Punic War, Berkeley: University of California Press. DG 209.F6

M. Fox (1996), Roman Historical Myths. The Regal Period in Augustan Literature, Oxford: Clarendon Press. PA 6019.F6

E. Gabba (1991), Dionysius and the History of Archaic Rome Berkeley, Oxford: University of California Press. DG 233.G2

A. Goldsworthy (2001), The Punic Wars, London: Cassell. DG 242.G6

J. Heurgon (1973), The Rise of Rome to 264 B.C., London: Batsford. DG 209.H3

A. Keaveney (1987), Rome and the Unification of Italy, London: Croom Helm. DG 257.K3

J.F. Lazenby (1996), Hannibal's War, 2nd ed., London: Aris & Phillips. DG 247.L2

R.E. Mitchell (1990), Patricians and Plebeians: The Origin of the Roman State, Ithaca: Cornell University Press. DG 83.3.M4

 

From the conquest of Greece to the Gracchi (weeks 3-4)

W. Ball (2000), Rome in the East: The Transformation of an Empire, London: Routledge DS 45.B2

B. Isaac (1992), The Limits of Empire: The Roman Army in the East, Oxford: Oxford University Press. DS 62.1.I8

H.H. Scullard (1973), Roman Politics, 220-150 BC, 2nd ed., Oxford: Clarendon Press. DG 250.S2

A.N. Sherwin-White (1984), Roman Foreign Policy in the East, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press. DG 231.3.S4

D. Stockton (1979), The Gracchi, Oxford: Clarendon Press. DG 254.5.S8

 

From Sulla to Caesar: the crisis of the Republic (weeks 4-8)

C. Habicht (1990), Cicero the Politician, Baltimore, London: Johns Hopkins University Press. PA 6320.H2

A. Keaveney (1982), Sulla: the last Republican DG 256.7.K3

F. Santangelo (2007), Sulla, the Elites and the Empire; A Study of Roman Policies in Italy and the Greek East, Leiden, Boston: Bill. DG 256.7.S2

D. Shotter (1994), The Fall of the Roman Republic, London. DG 254.S4

T. Wiedemann (1994), Cicero and the End of the Roman Republic, London: Bristol Classical Press. DG 260.C5

 

From Caesar to Augustus (weeks 9-10)

P. A. Brunt (1988), The Fall of the Roman Republic and Related Essays, Oxford: Clarendon Press. DG 254.B7

W. Eck (2007), The Age of Augustus, 2nd ed., Oxford: Blackwell. DG 279.E2

J. Edmondson (ed., 2009), Augustus, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. DG 279.A.197

M. Gelzer (1968), Caesar, Politician and Statesman, Oxford: Blackwell. DG 261.G3

E. S. Gruen (1974), The Last Generation of the Roman Republic, Berkeley, London: University of California Press. DG 258.G7

R.A. Gurval (1995), Actium and Augustus: The Politics and Emotions of Civil War, Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press. DG 269.G8

P. Matyszak (2006), The Sons of Caesar: Imperial Rome’s First Dynasty, London: Thames & Hudson. DG 278.M2

R. Seager (2002), Pompey the Great: A Political Biography, Oxford: Blackwell. DG 258.1.S3

R. Syme (1939), The Roman Revolution, Oxford: Clarendon Press. DG 231.S9

S. Weinstock (1971), Divus Julius, Oxford: Clarendon Press. DG 124.W3

P. Zanker (1988), The Power of Images in the Age of Augustus, Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press. N 5760.Z2