Classical Studies: Classical Language & Literature

  • 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 
    Routledge

  • Odysseus book cover

    Odysseus

    1st Edition

    By Chris Mackie

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge
    Gods and Heroes of the Ancient World

  • Orosius's History Against the Pagans and the Unimproved Past book cover

    Orosius's History Against the Pagans and the Unimproved Past

    1st Edition

    By Victoria Leonard

    This volume offers a counterbalance to the dismissal that Orosius’s Histories Against the Pagans has suffered in most recent criticism. Orosius is traditionally considered to be a mediocre scholar and an essentially worthless historian but this book takes his literary endeavour seriously,…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-02-26 
    Routledge

  • 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 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Poetics of Failure in Ancient Greece book cover

    The Poetics of Failure in Ancient Greece

    1st Edition

    By Stamatia Dova

    Examining attitudes towards failure, loss and inadequacy as they appear in Greek literature from the eighth to the fourth century BCE, this book incorporates two major themes: failure in mythological narratives and in historical accounts. These two areas are further divided into narratives of…

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 
    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 – 2018-12-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

  • Cultural Genealogy: An Essay on Early Modern Myth book cover

    Cultural Genealogy

    An Essay on Early Modern Myth, 1st Edition

    By Raphael Falco

    Paperback – 2018-12-08 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2018-12-03 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2018-11-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • 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 – 2018-11-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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