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1. Cover image for 'Making Men Ridiculous'
Juvenal and the Anxieties of the Individual
Christopher Nappa
Barbed and vivid details in Juvenal’s satiric poetry reveal a highly complex critique of the breakdown of traditional Roman values
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Juvenal and the Anxieties of the Individual
Christopher Nappa
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2. Cover image for 'Papyri from Karanis'
The Granary C123
W. Graham Claytor and Arthur Verhoogt, editors
An examination in context of important materials from Roman Karanis
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A Coptic Scribe in Early Islamic Egypt
Jennifer A. Cromwell
An engrossing study of literacy and the scribal economy at the village level
 
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A Coptic Scribe in Early Islamic Egypt
Jennifer A. Cromwell
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4. Cover image for 'Roman Artists, Patrons, and Public Consumption'
Familiar Works Reconsidered
Brenda Longfellow and Ellen E. Perry, editors
A fascinating shift toward more nuanced interpretations of Roman art that look at different kinds of social knowledge and local contexts
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Material Remains and Ancient Religion
Claudia Moser and Jennifer Knust, editors
An international, cross-disciplinary investigation of ancient religious practices and their material remains yields fresh insights and poses new questions
 
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Material Remains and Ancient Religion
Claudia Moser and Jennifer Knust, editors
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The University of Michigan Papyrus Collection
Arthur Verhoogt
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The University of Michigan Papyrus Collection
Arthur Verhoogt
The first-ever history of Michigan’s celebrated collection of papyri offers nonspecialists an inviting encounter with the ancient world

 
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The University of Michigan Papyrus Collection
Arthur Verhoogt
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Disreputable Professions in the Roman Mediterranean
Sarah E. Bond
Applies new methodological approaches to the study of ancient history

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Disreputable Professions in the Roman Mediterranean
Sarah E. Bond
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Disreputable Professions in the Roman Mediterranean
Sarah E. Bond, narrated by Lorelei King
Applies new methodological approaches to the study of ancient history

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8. Cover image for 'Ancient Law, Ancient Society'
Dennis P. Kehoe and Thomas A. J. McGinn, editors
An engaging look at how ancient Greeks and Romans crafted laws that fit—and, in turn, changed—their worlds

 
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Dennis P. Kehoe and Thomas A. J. McGinn, editors
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9. Cover image for 'The Hellenistic, Roman, and Medieval Glass from Cosa'
David Frederick Grose (R. T. Scott, editor)
A landmark contribution to our knowledge of the Roman glass industry in the Western Mediterranean
 
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David Frederick Grose (R. T. Scott, editor)
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10. Cover image for 'The Roman Community at Table during the Principate, New and Expanded Edition'
New and expanded edition
John F. Donahue
A significantly updated examination of public feasts in the Rome empire—now available in paper
 
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11. Cover image for 'Getting Rich in Late Antique Egypt'
Ryan E. McConnell
A nuanced examination that illuminates the Apion estate’s economic structure and addresses how the family was able to generate such wealth
 
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Ryan E. McConnell
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12. Cover image for 'Memoirs of the American Academy in Rome, Vol. 61 (2016)'
Kimberly Bowes, editor
The latest memoirs from the American Academy in Rome
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Manipulating Material Culture
Lisa C. Nevett, Editor
Employs a new theoretical approach toward ancient Greek material culture
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Manipulating Material Culture
Lisa C. Nevett, Editor
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A Selection
David Sider, Editor
A major new collection of use to all students and scholars working on Hellenistic Greek poetry
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A Selection
David Sider, Editor
A major new collection of use to all students and scholars working on Hellenistic Greek poetry

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Craftsmen, Merchants, and Associations in Roman and Late Roman Egypt
Philip F. Venticinque
A consideration of transaction costs and associations in the ancient world
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Craftsmen, Merchants, and Associations in Roman and Late Roman Egypt
Philip F. Venticinque
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Vergil and the Alexandrian Tradition of Etymological Wordplay
New and expanded edition
James J. O'Hara
A key research tool in Vergilian studies, now in paper with substantial new material
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Tacitus on Tyrants, Sycophants, and Republicans
Thomas E. Strunk
Examines Tacitus’ understanding of political liberty through his portrayals of Roman emperors and senators
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Tacitus on Tyrants, Sycophants, and Republicans
Thomas E. Strunk
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18. Cover image for 'A Mid-Republican House from Gabii'
Rachel Opitz, Marcello Mogetta, and Nicola Terrenato, Editors
The first major publication from the international Gabii Project

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Edited by Brian A. Curran
The latest memoirs from the American Academy in Rome
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20. Cover image for 'Classics, the Culture Wars, and Beyond'
Eric Adler
Scrutinizes the contentious ideological feuds in American academia during the 1980s and 1990s

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Eric Adler
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The Worship of the Imperial Family in the Latin West
Gwynaeth McIntyre
Important examination of Roman imperial power structure

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The Worship of the Imperial Family in the Latin West
Gwynaeth McIntyre
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Narratives of Roman Identity in the Fasti
Angeline Chiu
Ovid's “calendar girls” reveal what it means to be Roman

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Narratives of Roman Identity in the Fasti
Angeline Chiu
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23. Cover image for 'Traces of the Past'
Classics between History and Archaeology
Karen Bassi
An innovative multidisciplinary study of the relationship between visual perception and temporal meaning in ancient Greek literature and history writing

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Classics Between History and Archaeology
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24. Cover image for 'The Afterlife of Greek and Roman Sculpture'
Late Antique Responses and Practices
Troels Myrup Kristensen and Lea Stirling, editors
A landmark volume on the uses and reuses of statuary in late antiquity.
 
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Late Antique Responses and Practices
Troels Myrup Kristensen and Lea Stirling, editors
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25. Cover image for 'The Topography of Violence in the Greco-Roman World'
Werner Riess and Garrett G. Fagan, editors
Examines how location confers cultural meaning on acts of violence, and renders them socially acceptable—or not
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Werner Riess and Garrett G. Fagan, editors
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The University of Michigan Press is pleased to announce The Michigan Commentaries Series.

This long-needed and accessible new series is jointly overseen by the Press and by the University of Michigan's Department of Classical Studies.

Volumes published in the series are intended for classroom use at the undergraduate level, and will be priced and designed accordingly. They will include the Greek or Latin text, notes, and commentary, together with other materials (maps, tables, etc.) as appropriate.

The first two volumes to appear will be:

  • Cicero, De Divinatione, Book I, edited by Celia Schultz (University of Michigan)
  • Pausanias, Attika, Book I, edited by Patrick Paul Hogan

Volumes in The Michigan Commentaries Series will join previous commentaries published by the University of Michigan Press:

  • Thucydides, Book 1, A Student's Grammatical Commentary, by H.D. Cameron
    H.D. Cameron's volume includes a user-friendly students' edition of Book 1, providing Greek text, extensive notes, a complete glossary, and an extensive introduction to Homer and his epic work. H.D. Cameron is Professor of Classics, University of Michigan.
    Paper, 148 pgs., 1 map, 978-0-472-06847-0, $25.95.
  • Iliad, Book I, with notes and vocabulary by P.A. Draper
    P.A. Draper presents Homer's text along with copious annotations on vocabulary, grammar, meter, historical and mythological allusions, and literary interpretation. P.A. Draper is Humanities Librarian, Cooper Library, Clemson University.
    Paper, 200 pgs., 5 B&W photographs, 978-0-472-06792-3, $25.95.
  • Also forthcoming from the same author:
    An Odyssey Reader: Selections from Homer's Odyssey, Books 1-12, by P.A. Draper

Ellen Bauerle, Senior Acquiring Editor for Classics and Archaeology,bauerle@umich.edu

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New Series

The University of Michigan Press is pleased to announce The Michigan Commentaries Series.

This long-needed and accessible new series is jointly overseen by the Press and by the University of Michigan's Department of Classical Studies.

Volumes published in the series are intended for classroom use at the undergraduate level, and will be priced and designed accordingly. They will include the Greek or Latin text, notes, and commentary, together with other materials (maps, tables, etc.) as appropriate.

The first two volumes to appear will be:

  • Cicero, De Divinatione, Book I, edited by Celia Schultz (University of Michigan)
  • Pausanias, Attika, Book I, edited by Patrick Paul Hogan

Volumes in The Michigan Commentaries Series will join previous commentaries published by the University of Michigan Press:

  • Thucydides, Book 1, A Student's Grammatical Commentary, by H.D. Cameron
    H.D. Cameron's volume includes a user-friendly students' edition of Book 1, providing Greek text, extensive notes, a complete glossary, and an extensive introduction to Homer and his epic work. H.D. Cameron is Professor of Classics, University of Michigan.
    Paper, 148 pgs., 1 map, 978-0-472-06847-0, $25.95.
  • Iliad, Book I, with notes and vocabulary by P.A. Draper
    P.A. Draper presents Homer's text along with copious annotations on vocabulary, grammar, meter, historical and mythological allusions, and literary interpretation. P.A. Draper is Humanities Librarian, Cooper Library, Clemson University.
    Paper, 200 pgs., 5 B&W photographs, 978-0-472-06792-3, $25.95.
  • Also forthcoming from the same author:
    An Odyssey Reader: Selections from Homer's Odyssey, Books 1-12, by P.A. Draper

Ellen Bauerle, Senior Acquiring Editor for Classics and Archaeology,bauerle@umich.edu


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