• Julia Augusta: Images of Rome's First Empress on Coins of the Roman Empire book cover

    Julia Augusta

    Images of Rome's First Empress on Coins of the Roman Empire, 1st Edition

    By Tracene Harvey

    Julia Augusta examines the socio-political impact of coin images of Augustus’ wife, Livia, within the broader context of her image in other visual media and reveals the detailed visual language that was developed for the promotion of Livia as the predominant female in the Roman imperial family.…

    Hardback – 2019-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Inscribing Faith in Late Antiquity: Between Reading and Seeing book cover

    Inscribing Faith in Late Antiquity

    Between Reading and Seeing, 1st Edition

    By Sean V. Leatherbury

    Inscribing Faith in Late Antiquity considers the Greek and Latin texts inscribed in churches and chapels in the late antique Mediterranean (c. 300-800 CE), compares them to similar texts from pagan, Jewish, and Muslim spaces of worship, and explores how they functioned both textually and visually.…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge
    Image, Text, and Culture in Classical Antiquity

  • A History of Siena: From Its Origins to the Modern Day book cover

    A History of Siena

    From Its Origins to the Modern Day, 1st Edition

    By Mario Ascheri, Bradley Franco

    A History of Siena provides a concise and up-to-date biography of the city, from its medieval development through to the present day, and makes Siena’s history, culture and traditions accessible to anyone studying or visiting the city. Well-informed by archival research and recent scholarship on…

    Paperback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Near Eastern Cities from Alexander to the Successors of Muhammad book cover

    Near Eastern Cities from Alexander to the Successors of Muhammad

    1st Edition

    By Walter D. Ward

    Near Eastern Cities from Alexander to the Successors of Muhammad compares the evolution of several cities in the Near East from the time of Alexander the Great until the beginning of the Islamic 'Abbasid Dynasty. This volume examines both archaeological remains and literary sources to explain the…

    Hardback – 2019-07-26 
    Routledge
    Studies in the History of the Ancient Near East

  • Ancient Logic, Language, and Metaphysics: Selected Essays by Mario Mignucci book cover

    Ancient Logic, Language, and Metaphysics

    Selected Essays by Mario Mignucci, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrea Falcon, Pierdaniele Giaretta

    The late Mario Mignucci was one of the most authoritative, original, and influential scholars in the area of ancient philosophy, especially ancient logic. Collected here for the first time are sixteen of his most important essays on ancient logic, language, and metaphysics. These essays show a…

    Hardback – 2019-07-26 
    Routledge
    Issues in Ancient Philosophy

  • Fantasy in Greek and Roman Literature book cover

    Fantasy in Greek and Roman Literature

    1st Edition

    By Graham Anderson

    Fantasy in Greek and Roman Literature offers an overview of Greek and Roman excursions into fantasy, including imaginary voyages, dream-worlds, talking animals and similar impossibilities. This is a territory seldom explored and extends to rarely read texts such as the Aesop Romance, The Battle of…

    Hardback – 2019-07-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • The Silencing of Slaves in Early Jewish and Christian Texts book cover

    The Silencing of Slaves in Early Jewish and Christian Texts

    1st Edition

    By Ronald Charles

    The Silencing of Slaves in Early Jewish and Christian Texts analyzes a large corpus of early Christian texts and Pseudepigraphic materials to understand how the authors of these texts used, abused and silenced enslaved characters to articulate their own social, political, and theological visions.…

    Hardback – 2019-07-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Early Christian World

  • Reading Papyri, Writing Ancient History book cover

    Reading Papyri, Writing Ancient History

    2nd Edition

    By Roger S. Bagnall

    Since its first publication in 1995, Reading Papyri, Writing Ancient History has proved to be an invaluable resource to students of the ancient world looking to integrate papyrological evidence into their research. In the quarter century since its publication, changes in the research environment…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    Approaching the Ancient World

  • Performing Homer: The Voyage of Ulysses from Epic to Opera book cover

    Performing Homer: The Voyage of Ulysses from Epic to Opera

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wendy Heller, Eleonora Stoppino

    The epic poems, The Iliad and The Odyssey, attributed to Homer, are among the oldest surviving works of literature derived from oral performance. Deeply embedded in these works is the notion that they were intended to be heard: there is something musical about Homer's use of language and a vivid…

    Hardback – 2019-07-12 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Interdisciplinary Studies in Opera

  • From Roman Empire to Renaissance Europe book cover

    From Roman Empire to Renaissance Europe

    1st Edition

    By Denys Hay

    Originally published in 1953 From Roman Empire to Renaissance Europe looks at the broader picture of the Middle Ages, drawn in terms of the men and women and the situations that they had to face. The constant theme of change is revealed not by detailed narrative of elements but by commentary and…

    Hardback – 2019-07-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • Animals in Art and Thought: To the End of the Middle Ages book cover

    Animals in Art and Thought

    To the End of the Middle Ages, 1st Edition

    By Francis Klingender

    Edited by Evelyn Antal, John P Harthan

    Originally published in 1971, Animals in Art and Thought discusses the ways in which animals have been used by man in art and literature. The book looks at how they have been used to symbolise religious, social and political beliefs, as well as their pragmatic use by hunters, sportsmen, and farmers…

    Hardback – 2019-07-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • Agrippa II: The Last of the Herods book cover

    Agrippa II

    The Last of the Herods, 1st Edition

    By David Jacobson

    Agrippa II is the first comprehensive biography of the last descendant of Herod the Great to rule as a client king of Rome. Agrippa was the last king to assume responsibility for the management of the Temple in Jerusalem, and he ultimately saw its destruction in the Judaean-Roman War. This study…

    Hardback – 2019-06-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Ancient Biographies

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