Classical Studies: Greek History & Culture

  • Asklepios book cover

    Asklepios

    By Matthew Dillon

    By the end of the fifth century BC, Asklepios was established and flourishing as the main healing deity of the Greeks. However, just a few centuries earlier, he featured in the Iliad as a mortal doctor, not a god. The Greeks had to wait until the classical period before they could seek individual,…

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

  • 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

  • Ancient Crete: The Archaeology of Minoan Society book cover

    Ancient Crete

    The Archaeology of Minoan Society

    By Jan Driessen

    Ancient Crete provides an integrated, up-to-date chronological examination of Prehistoric Crete during the extent of the Minoan civilization, incorporating a century of archaeological discoveries made on the island within a single intellectual and theoretical framework. Driessen argues for a fresh…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge World Archaeology

  • Sound and the Ancient Senses book cover

    Sound and the Ancient Senses

    Edited by Shane Butler, Sarah Nooter

    Sound and the Ancient Senses makes a significant contribution to the burgeoning field of Sense Studies and, in particular, its application to the ancient world. Sound has important relevance to scholars of ancient literature and of its well-known sonorities but Sound and the Ancient Senses goes…

    Paperback – 2018-09-14 
    Routledge
    The Senses in Antiquity

  • 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

  • Technology of the Ancient Near East: From the Neolithic to the Early Roman Periods book cover

    Technology of the Ancient Near East

    From the Neolithic to the Early Roman Periods

    By Jill Baker

    Peoples of the distant past lived comfortably in cities that boasted well-conceived urban planning, monumental architecture, running water, artistic expression, knowledge of mathematics and medicine, and more. Without the benefits of modern technology, they enjoyed all the accoutrements of modern…

    Paperback – 2018-09-07 
    Routledge

  • The Indian Ocean Trade in Antiquity: Political, Cultural and Economic Impacts book cover

    The Indian Ocean Trade in Antiquity

    Political, Cultural and Economic Impacts

    Edited by Matthew Adam Cobb

    The period from the death of Alexander the Great to the rise of the Islam (c. late fourth century BCE to seventh century CE) saw a significant growth in economic, diplomatic and cultural exchange between various civilisations in Africa, Europe and Asia. This was in large part thanks to the Indian…

    Hardback – 2018-08-28 
    Routledge

  • Artemis book cover

    Artemis

    By Stephanie Lynn Budin

    Artemis is a literary, iconographic, and archaeological study of the ancient Greek goddess of the hunt, who presided over the transitions and mediations between the wild and the civilized, youth and maturity, life and death. Beginning with a study of the early origins of Artemis and her cult in the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-01 
    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

  • Critical Theory and the Classical World book cover

    Critical Theory and the Classical World

    By Martyn Hudson

    This book radically re-examines Europe’s imaginaries of its origin in the ancient Greek world. Extracting central concepts of critical theory in its widest sense - beyond the Frankfurt School - like the human, force, spirit and domination, it allies them to characters, mythologies and motifs in…

    Hardback – 2018-07-23 
    Routledge
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • Hermes book cover

    Hermes

    By Arlene Allan

    Hermes redresses the gap in modern English scholarship on this fascinating and complex god, presenting its readers with an introduction to Hermes’ social, religious and political importance through discussions of his myths, iconography and worship. It also brings together in one place an integrated…

    Hardback – 2018-06-11
    Routledge
    Gods and Heroes of the Ancient World

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