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Philosophers in the "Republic"
Plato's Two Paradigms
Roslyn Weiss
In this smart and carefully argued book, Roslyn Weiss offers a new interpretation of Platonic moral philosophy based on an unconventional reading of the "Republic."



Excavating Modernity
The Roman Past in Fascist Italy
Joshua Arthurs
Italian Fascism's appropriation of the Roman past—the idea of Rome, or romanità—remains an enduring facet of Mussolini's regime. Excavating Modernity offers a critical assessment of romanità and its individuals, institutions, and initiatives.



A Threat to Public Piety
Christians, Platonists, and the Great Persecution
Elizabeth DePalma Digeser
In A Threat to Public Piety, Elizabeth DePalma Digeser reexamines the origins of the Great Persecution (AD 303–313), the last eruption of pagan violence against Christians before Constantine enforced the toleration of Christianity within the Empire.



Gilgamesh among Us
Modern Encounters with the Ancient Epic
Theodore Ziolkowski
In Gilgamesh among Us, Theodore Ziolkowski explores the surprising legacy of the poem and its hero, as well as the epic's continuing influence in modern letters and arts.



The Origin of Sin
An English Translation of the "Hamartigenia"
Prudentius
The first English translation in more than 40 years of Prudentius's "Hamartigenia," which considers the origin of sin in the universe and its consequences, culminating with a vision of judgment day.



Virtues for the People
Aspects of Plutarchan Ethics



On Greek Religion
Robert Parker
A provocative and wide-ranging entrée into the world of ancient Greek religion.



A Guide to the Classical Collections of Cornell University
Peter I. Kuniholm, Nancy H. Ramage, Andrew Ramage
An overview of Cornell University's impressive collection of Greek and Roman antiquities.



Mourning Happiness
Narrative and the Politics of Modernity
Vivasvan Soni
"A work of rare scope and power that grapples with the big questions: Is happiness the proper end of life, as the Greeks conceived it to be, or is life, as it appears since the early English novel, an endless trial?"—Adam Potkay



A Plato Primer
J. D. G. Evans
A Plato Primer introduces students and general readers to the main theses, concepts, and arguments in Plato's philosophy, starting from the premise that there is a core to Plato's philosophy that can be traced through the spectrum of his writings.



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