Classical Studies: Classical Language & Literature

  • Sallust's Histories and Triumviral Historiography: Confronting the End of History book cover

    Sallust's Histories and Triumviral Historiography

    Confronting the End of History, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer Gerrish

    Sallust’s Histories and Triumviral Historiography explores the historiographical innovations of the first century Roman historian Sallust, focusing on the fragmentary Histories, an account of the turbulent years after the death of the dictator Sulla. The Histories were written during the violent…

    Hardback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ancient History

  • Gilgamesh book cover

    Gilgamesh

    1st Edition

    By Louise M. Pryke

    Gilgamesh focuses on the eponymous hero of the world’s oldest epic and his legendary adventures. However, it also goes further and examines the significance of the story’s Ancient Near Eastern context, and what it tells us about notions of kingship, animality, and the natures of mortality and…

    Hardback – 2019-04-04 
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    Gods and Heroes of the Ancient World

  • Narrative Constructions of Gender and Time in the Greco-Roman Mediterranean book cover

    Narrative Constructions of Gender and Time in the Greco-Roman Mediterranean

    1st Edition

    Edited by Esther Eidinow, Lisa Maurizio

    Spurred by cognitive studies of the perception and experience of time, scholars of the Greco-Roman Mediterranean have renewed their interest in ancient figurations of temporality and time in philosophical and political treatises, genealogical lists, calendars, prophetic literature, ritual practice,…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
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  • Politics through the Iliad and the Odyssey: Hobbes writes Homer book cover

    Politics through the Iliad and the Odyssey

    Hobbes writes Homer, 1st Edition

    By Andrea Catanzaro

    Facing censorship and being confined to the fringes of the political debate of his time, Thomas Hobbes turned his attention to translate Homer’s Iliad and the Odyssey from Greek into English. Many have not considered enough the usefulness of these translations. In this book, Andrea Catanzaro…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28 
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    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Text and Tablet: Near Eastern Archaeology, the Old Testament and New Possibilities book cover

    Text and Tablet

    Near Eastern Archaeology, the Old Testament and New Possibilities, 1st Edition

    By Arthur Gibson, Brook W.R. Pearson

    This title was first published in 2000. Text and Tablet balances a blend of logic, post-analytical philosophy, French philosophy and literary criticism to carefully introduce some of these issues to the reader. Just as writers such as Derrida and Kermode have been interested in relating religion…

    Hardback – 2019-03-20 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Alexander the Great in the Roman Empire, 150 BC to AD 600 book cover

    Alexander the Great in the Roman Empire, 150 BC to AD 600

    1st Edition

    By Jaakkojuhani Peltonen

    The life of Alexander the Great began to be retold from the moment of his death. The Greco-Roman authors used these stories as exemplars in a variety of ways. This book concerns the various stories of Alexander and how they have been used in Roman antiquity to promote certain policies, religious…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28 
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  • The Poetry of Thought in Late Antiquity: Essays in Imagination and Religion book cover

    The Poetry of Thought in Late Antiquity

    Essays in Imagination and Religion, 1st Edition

    By Patricia Cox Miller

    This title was first published in 2001. These collected essays by Patricia Cox Miller identify new possibilities of meaning in the study of religion in late antiquity. The book addresses the topic of the imaginative mindset of late ancient authors from a variety of Greco-Roman religious traditions.…

    Hardback – 2019-02-10 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • The Senses in Antiquity book cover

    The Senses in Antiquity

    1st Edition

    Series editors: Mark Bradley, University of Nottingham, UK, and Shane Butler, Johns Hopkins University, USA Like us, ancient Greeks and Romans came to know and understand their world through their senses. Yet it has long been recognized that the world the ancients perceived, and the senses through…

    Paperback – 2019-02-01 
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    The Senses in Antiquity

  • The Routledge Handbook of Classics and Cognitive Theory book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Classics and Cognitive Theory

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Meineck, William Michael Short, Jennifer Devereaux

    The Routledge Handbook of Classics and Cognitive Theory is an interdisciplinary volume that examines the application of cognitive theory to the study of the classical world, across several interrelated areas including linguistics, literary theory, social practices, performance, artificial…

    Hardback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to the History of Medicine: From the Time of the Pharaohs to the End of the XVIIIth Century book cover

    An Introduction to the History of Medicine

    From the Time of the Pharaohs to the End of the XVIIIth Century, 1st Edition

    By Charles Greene Cumston

    Originally published in 1926, An Introduction to the History of Medicine is a compilation of reliable and essential contributions to the subject of the history of medicine. The book looks at the evolution of medicine from the practices in Ancient Egypt, to the medicine of the 16th century, and…

    Hardback – 2018-12-17
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    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

  • Pushing the Boundaries of Historia book cover

    Pushing the Boundaries of Historia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mary C English, Lee M Fratantuono

    Pushing the Boundaries of Historia collects together 20 chapters, whose coverage extends from the prehistory of Greece through early Christianity in the Roman Empire to the reception of classical texts by contemporary playwrights and poets. The essays range beyond Greece and Rome to the ancient…

    Hardback – 2018-11-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Greek Myth and the Bible book cover

    Greek Myth and the Bible

    1st Edition

    By Bruce Louden

    Since the nineteenth-century rediscovery of the Gilgamesh epic, we have known that the Bible imports narratives from outside of Israelite culture, refiguring them for its own audience. Only more recently, however, has come the realization that Greek culture is also a prominent source of…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

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