Classical Studies: Classical Language & Literature

  • Greek Myth and the Bible book cover

    Greek Myth and the Bible

    By Bruce Louden

    Since the 19th 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 biblical…

    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 English, Lee 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 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 – 2018-11-09 
    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

    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

  • 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 Elegaic 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 – 2018-09-27 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2018-09-13 
    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 – 2018-09-10 
    Routledge

  • Thinking the Greeks: A Volume in Honour of James M. Redfield book cover

    Thinking the Greeks

    A Volume in Honour of James M. Redfield

    Edited by Bruce M. King, Lillian Doherty

    This volume, from an international and interdisciplinary cohort of scholars, offers independent-minded essays about central Greek texts and about the relation of social theory and comparative method to the study of archaic and classical Greek literature. It is in honour of James M. Redfield, whose…

    Hardback – 2018-07-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Intellectual and Empire in Greco-Roman Antiquity book cover

    Intellectual and Empire in Greco-Roman Antiquity

    Edited by Philip R. Bosman

    This volume deals with the interaction between public intellectuals of the late Hellenistic and Roman era, and the powerful individuals with whom they came into contact. How did they negotiate power and its abuses? How did they manage to retain a critical distance from the people they depended upon…

    Hardback – 2018-07-16
    Routledge

  • Landscapes of Dread in Classical Antiquity: Negative Emotion in Natural and Constructed Spaces book cover

    Landscapes of Dread in Classical Antiquity

    Negative Emotion in Natural and Constructed Spaces

    Edited by Debbie Felton

    Over the last two decades, research in cultural geography and landscape studies has influenced many humanities fields, including Classics, and has increasingly drawn our attention to the importance of spaces and their contexts, both geographical and social: how spaces are described by language,…

    Hardback – 2018-04-26
    Routledge

  • Critical Essays on Roman Literature: Satire book cover

    Critical Essays on Roman Literature

    Satire

    Edited by J. P. Sullivan

    First published in 1963, this book is the second of two volumes which bridge the gap between the study of classics and the study of literature and attempt to reconcile the two disciplines. Focusing on satire, this collection of essays offers a critical examination of Latin literature and aims to…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Critical Essays on Roman Literature

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