Classical Studies: Classical Language & Literature

  • Odysseus book cover

    Odysseus

    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

    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

  • Leadership in Xenophon’s Anabasis book cover

    Leadership in Xenophon’s Anabasis

    By Jan Haywood

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge

  • The Poetics of Failure in Ancient Greece book cover

    The Poetics of Failure in Ancient Greece

    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

  • The Routledge Handbook of Classics and Cognitive Theory book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Classics and Cognitive Theory

    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 – 2018-11-28 
    Routledge

  • Greek Myth and the Bible book cover

    Greek Myth and the Bible

    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 – 2018-11-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Pushing the Boundaries of Historia book cover

    Pushing the Boundaries of Historia

    Edited by Mary C English, Lee M Fratantuono

    This collection of essays, written by philologists, historians, epigraphers, palaeographers, archaeologists, and art historians, brings together the best of old and new traditions of classical study, from senior emeritus faculty with established records of scholarly productivity, to the newest…

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

  • 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

    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 – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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

    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 – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Christ the Tragedy of God: A Theological Exploration of Tragedy book cover

    Christ the Tragedy of God

    A Theological Exploration of Tragedy

    By Kevin Taylor

    Tragedy is a genre for exploring loss and suffering, and this book traces the vital areas where tragedy has shaped and been a resource for Christian theology. There is a history to the relationship of theology and tragedy; tragic literature has explored areas of theological interest, and is present…

    Hardback – 2018-09-25 
    Routledge

  • Latin Lyric and Elegiac Poetry: An Anthology of New Translations book cover

    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 – 2018-09-20
    Routledge

  • Imagining the Afterlife in the Ancient World book cover

    Imagining the Afterlife in the Ancient World

    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

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