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2018 Classical Studies Titles for Review

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September - October 2018

  • Migration and Migrant Identities in the Near East from Antiquity to the Middle Ages

    1st Edition

    Edited by Justin Yoo, Andrea Zerbini, Caroline Barron

    This book brings together recent developments in modern migration theory, a wide range of sources, new and old tools revisited (from GIS to epigraphic studies, from stable isotope analysis to the study of literary sources) and case studies from the ancient eastern Mediterranean that illustrate how…

    Hardback – 2018-10-09
    Routledge

  • Geopolitics in Late Antiquity

    The Fate of Superpowers from China to Rome, 1st Edition

    By Hyun Jin Kim

    Geopolitics in Late Antiquity explores the geopolitical revolution which shook the foundations of the ancient world, the dawning of the millennium of Inner Asian dominance and virtual monopoly of world power (with interludes) that began with the rise of the Huns and then continued under the…

    Hardback – 2018-10-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ancient History

  • Latin Lyric and Elegiac Poetry

    An Anthology of New Translations, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Diane J. Rayor, William W. Batstone

    Latin Lyric and Elegiac Poetry, first published almost 25 years ago, offered students accurate and poetic translations of poems from the sudden flowering of lyric and elegy in Rome at the end of the Republic and in the first decades of the Augustan principate. Now updated in this second edition,…

    Paperback – 2018-10-02
    Routledge

  • Shoes, Slippers, and Sandals

    Feet and Footwear in Classical Antiquity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sadie Pickup, Sally Waite

    This edited volume groups research on the significance of ancient feet and footwear, much of which was presented, discussed and reviewed at the conference: Shoes, Slippers and Sandals: Feet and Footwear in Antiquity, held at Newcastle University and the Great North Museum from 29 June–1 July 2015.…

    Hardback – 2018-10-02
    Routledge

  • Discovering Babylon

    1st Edition

    By Rannfrid Thelle

    This volume presents Babylon as it has been passed down through Western culture: through the Bible, classical texts, in Medieval travel accounts, and through depictions of the Tower motif in art. It then details the discovery of the material culture remains of Babylon from the middle of the 19th…

    Hardback – 2018-09-20
    Routledge
    Studies in the History of the Ancient Near East

  • Challenges of Mapping the Classical World

    1st Edition

    By Richard J.A. Talbert

    Challenges of Mapping the Classical World collects together in one volume fourteen varied items written by Richard Talbert over the past thirty years. They cohere around the theme of mapping the classical world since the nineteenth century. All were originally prompted by Talbert’s commission in…

    Hardback – 2018-09-19
    Routledge

  • Prostheses in Antiquity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jane Draycott

    Today, a prosthesis is an artificial device that replaces a missing body part, generally designed and assembled according to the individual’s appearance and functional needs with a view to being both as unobtrusive and as useful as possible. In classical antiquity, however, this was not necessarily…

    Hardback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge
    Medicine and the Body in Antiquity

  • Imagining the Afterlife in the Ancient World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Juliette Harrisson

    Human beings have speculated about whether or not there is life after death, and if so, what form that life might take, for centuries. What did people in the ancient world think the next life would hold, and did they imagine there was a chance for a relationship between the living and the dead? How…

    Hardback – 2018-09-04
    Routledge

  • Judaism and the Economy

    A Sourcebook, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael L. Satlow

    Judaism and the Economy is an edited collection of sixty-nine Jewish texts relating to economic issues such as wealth, poverty, inequality, charity, and the charging of interest. The passages cover the period from antiquity to the present, and represent many different genres. Primarily fresh…

    Paperback – 2018-08-30
    Routledge