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  • Aleppo

    A History, 1st Edition

    By Ross Burns

    Shortlisted for the 2018 British-Kuwait Friendship Society Book Prize  Aleppo is one of the longest-surviving cities of the ancient and Islamic Middle East. Until recently it enjoyed a thriving urban life—in particular an active traditional suq, with a continuous tradition going back…

    Paperback – 2017-12-19
    Routledge
    Cities of the Ancient World

  • Ancient Philosophy

    Textual Paths and Historical Explorations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lorenzo Perilli, Daniela P. Taormina

    ‘We are all Greeks. Our laws, our literature, our religion, our arts, have their root in Greece’, the poet Percy Bysshe Shelley once wrote. It is in Greek that the questions which shaped the destiny of Western culture were asked, and so were the first attempts at an answer, and the search for a…

    Paperback – 2017-12-07
    Routledge

  • Touch and the Ancient Senses

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alex Purves

    Unlike the other senses, touch ranges beyond a single sense organ, encompassing not only the skin but also the interior of the body. It mediates almost every aspect of interpersonal relations in antiquity, from the everyday to the erotic, just as it also provides a primary point of contact between…

    Paperback – 2017-11-20
    Routledge
    The Senses in Antiquity

  • Taste and the Ancient Senses

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kelli C. Rudolph

    Olives, bread, meat and wine: it is deceptively easy to evoke ancient Greece and Rome through a few items of food and drink. But how were their tastes different from ours? How did they understand the sense of taste itself, in relation to their own bodies and to other modes of sensory experience?…

    Paperback – 2017-08-08
    Routledge
    The Senses in Antiquity

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