Classical Studies: Greek History & Culture

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

    Christ the Tragedy of God

    A Theological Consideration of Tragedy

    By Kevin Taylor

    The collection of texts that form the Bible include many different genres of writing. Alongside historical narrative is poetry, legislation, prophecy, letters, and more, each requiring their own critical approach. Consequently, Christian theology needs to have at its disposal the appropriate…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    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

  • 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

  • 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 – 2018-09-07 
    Routledge
    The Senses in Antiquity

  • 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

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

    Thinking the Greeks

    A Volume in Honor 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 honor 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 – 2018-07-19 
    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 – 2018-06-05 
    Routledge
    Gods and Heroes of the Ancient World

  • Torture and Truth (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    Torture and Truth (Routledge Revivals)

    By Page duBois

    First published in 1991, this book — through the examination of ancient Greek literary, philosophical and legal texts — analyses how the Athenian torture of slaves emerged from and reinforced the concept of truth as something hidden in the human body. It discusses the tradition of…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31 
    Routledge

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