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Sophocles: Oedipus Tyrannus – In Conversation with Jenny March

Jenny March’s new translation of Sophocles' Oedipus Tyrannus brings alive the power and complexities of Sophocles’ writing; Oedipus’ fate is cruel and undeserved, but his courage and compassion endure to the end. This new edition includes an introduction, the Greek text, facing-page translation, and commentary. We discussed this new publication with the author. Firstly, what … Continue reading

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New and forthcoming in Ancient History and Classics

As the Classical Association's Annual Conference has unfortunately been postponed, we’re sharing our conference discount online and reminding you of the 50% discount across all ebooks. Find out more about our new and forthcoming books below. If you were hoping to speak to us about publishing with LUP, our Classics & Medieval Studies Commissioning Editor … Continue reading

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Aris & Phillips Classical Texts: Marking 40 years of a unique series

When Adrian and Lucinda Phillips published the first Classical Text in 1979, they could not have known either how successful the series would go on to become, or how long running. The series was however founded on the principle, still essential to it today, that it should make works in Greek or Latin accessible to … Continue reading

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The history of the Oxford Anonymous Chronicle – In Conversation with Dimitri J. Kastritsis

An Early Ottoman History focuses on the so-called 'Oxford Anonymous chronicle', a comprehensive history of the Ottoman dynasty in Turkish. We caught up with author Dimitri J. Kastritsis to discuss Ottoman history and what we can learn from the Oxford Anonymous Chronicle.  Could you tell us a bit about the Oxford Anonymous Chronicle and the history behind … Continue reading

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The ‘truth’ behind Atlantis – Christopher Gill on Plato’s Atlantis Story

Christopher Gill, author of Plato's Atlantis Story, discusses the philosophical significance of Plato's compelling Atlantis story and how the mythical city has captured our imagination throughout time.  Could you give us an overview of Plato’s Atlantis Story? First of all, it’s not just the story of Atlantis. That is the famous name, but it’s actually a tale … Continue reading