• Divine Mania: Alteration of Consciousness in Ancient Greece book cover

    Divine Mania: Alteration of Consciousness in Ancient Greece

    By Yulia Ustinova

    ‘Our greatest blessings come to us by way of mania, provided it is given us by divine gift,’ – says Socrates in Plato’s Phaedrus. Certain forms of alteration of consciousness, considered to be inspired by supernatural forces, were actively sought in ancient Greece. Divine mania comprises a…

    Hardback – 2017-11-07 
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  • A History of the Muslim World to 1750: The Making of a Civilization book cover

    A History of the Muslim World to 1750

    The Making of a Civilization, 2nd Edition

    By Vernon O Egger

    A History of the Muslim World to 1750 traces the development of Islamic civilization from the career of the Prophet Muhammad to the mid-eighteenth century. Encompassing a wide range of significant events within the period, its coverage includes the creation of the Dar al-Islam (the territory ruled…

    Paperback – 2017-11-03 
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  • Ancient Egyptians (2 Vols) book cover

    Ancient Egyptians (2 Vols)

    By J. Gardner Wilkinson

    Written in 1836, this two-volume study has enduring importance in the field of Egyptology. Covering topics including Egyptian homes, ceremonies, hunting, religious rites, and castes, it provides a comprehensive account of ancient Egyptian life and practices. The work is illustrated with numerous…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
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  • Imperial Inquisitions: Prosecutors and Informants from Tiberius to Domitian book cover

    Imperial Inquisitions

    Prosecutors and Informants from Tiberius to Domitian

    By Steven H. Rutledge

    Delatores (political informants) and accusatores (malicious prosecutors) were a major part of life in imperial Rome. Contemporary sources depict them as cruel and heartless mercenaries, who bore the main responsibility for institutionalising and enforcing the 'tyranny' of the infamous rulers of the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
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  • Index Of Names & Titles Of The book cover

    Index Of Names & Titles Of The

    By Murray

    First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
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  • Travels In The Upper Egyptian book cover

    Travels In The Upper Egyptian

    By Weigall

    First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge

  • The Birth of the Athenian Community: From Solon to Cleisthenes book cover

    The Birth of the Athenian Community

    From Solon to Cleisthenes

    By Sviatoslav Dmitriev

    The Birth of the Athenian Community elucidates the social and political development of Athens in the sixth century, when, as a result of reforms by Solon and Cleisthenes (at the beginning and end of the sixth century, respectively), Athens turned into the most advanced and famous city, or polis, of…

    Hardback – 2017-10-24 
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  • Touch and the Ancient Senses book cover

    Touch and the Ancient Senses

    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 – 2017-10-23 
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    The Senses in Antiquity

  • Ancient Philosophy: Textual Paths and Historical Explorations book cover

    Ancient Philosophy

    Textual Paths and Historical Explorations

    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. And in no other domain of human knowledge as in philosophy, going back to the beginning is to reach the height. It is in Greek that the questions which shaped…

    Paperback – 2017-10-16 
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  • The Hieroglyphics of Horapollo Nilous: Hieroglyphic Semantics in Late Antiquity book cover

    The Hieroglyphics of Horapollo Nilous

    Hieroglyphic Semantics in Late Antiquity

    By Mark Wildish

    The main aim of this book is to reconstruct a philosophical context for the Hieroglyphica of Horapollo, a late 5th century Greek study of hieroglyphic writing. In addition to reviewing and drawing on earlier approaches it explores the range of signs and meanings for which Horapollo is interested in…

    Hardback – 2017-10-12 
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    Issues in Ancient Philosophy

  • Future Freedoms: Intergenerational Justice, Democratic Theory, and Ancient Greek Tragedy and Comedy book cover

    Future Freedoms

    Intergenerational Justice, Democratic Theory, and Ancient Greek Tragedy and Comedy

    By Elizabeth K. Markovits

    What do present generations owe the future? In Future Freedoms, Elizabeth Markovits asks readers to consider the fact that while democracy holds out the promise of freedom and autonomy, citizens are always bound by the decisions made by previous generations. Motivated by the contemporary political…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12 
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  • Violence and Power in Ancient Egypt: Image and Ideology before the New Kingdom book cover

    Violence and Power in Ancient Egypt

    Image and Ideology before the New Kingdom

    By Laurel Bestock

    Violence and Power in Ancient Egypt examines the use of Egyptian pictures of violence prior to the New Kingdom. Starting with the assertion that making and displaying such images served as a tactic of power, related to but separate from the actual practice of violence, the book explores the…

    Hardback – 2017-10-05 
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    Routledge Studies in Egyptology

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