Classical Studies: Ancient Religions

  • The Routledge Handbook of Greek Mythology book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Greek Mythology

    8th Edition

    By Robin Hard

    Now in its 8th edition, this magisterial work offers a comprehensive survey of the stories of Greek myth, from the Olympian gods, through the lesser gods and deities, to the heroes, adventures, and foundation myths of the ancient Greek world. The Routledge Handbook of Greek Mythology sets…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Memories of Utopia: The Revision of Histories and Landscapes in Late Antiquity book cover

    Memories of Utopia

    The Revision of Histories and Landscapes in Late Antiquity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bronwen Neil, Kosta Simic

    These essays examine how various communities remembered and commemorated their shared past through the lens of utopia and its corollary, dystopia, providing a framework for the reinterpretation of rapidly changing religious, cultural and political realities of the turbulent period from 300 to 750…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Geography, Religion, Gods, and Saints in the Eastern Mediterranean book cover

    Geography, Religion, Gods, and Saints in the Eastern Mediterranean

    1st Edition

    By Erica Ferg

    Geography, Religion, Gods, and Saints in the Eastern Mediterranean explores the influence of geography on religion and highlights a largely unknown story of religious history in the Eastern Mediterranean. In the Levant, agricultural communities of Jews, Christians, and Muslims jointly venerated…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge
    Studies in the History of the Ancient Near East

  • Narratives of Time and Gender in Antiquity book cover

    Narratives of Time and Gender in Antiquity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Esther Eidinow, Lisa Maurizio

    This volume offers new insights into ancient figurations of temporality by focusing on the relationship between gender and time across a range of genres. Each essay in this collection places gender at the center of its exploration of time, and the volume includes time in treatises, genealogical…

    Hardback – 2019-12-17 
    Routledge

  • Ancient Fairy and Folk Tales: An Anthology book cover

    Ancient Fairy and Folk Tales

    An Anthology, 1st Edition

    By Graham Anderson

    This anthology explores the multitude of evidence for recognisable fairy tales drawn from sources in the much older cultures of the ancient world, appearing much earlier than the 17th century where awareness of most fairy tales tends to begin. It presents versions of Cinderella, The Emperor’s New…

    Paperback – 2019-12-06 
    Routledge

  • Rape Myths, the Bible and #MeToo book cover

    Rape Myths, the Bible and #MeToo

    1st Edition

    By Johanna Stiebert

    Biblical studies is increasingly interdisciplinary and frequently focuses on how the Bible is read, received and represented in the contemporary world, including in politics, news media and popular culture. Rape Myths, the Bible and #MeToo illustrates this with particular and critical assessment of…

    Hardback – 2019-11-07 
    Routledge
    Rape Culture, Religion and the Bible

  • Migration and Colonialism in Late Second Millennium BCE Levant and its Environs: The Making of a New World book cover

    Migration and Colonialism in Late Second Millennium BCE Levant and its Environs

    The Making of a New World, 1st Edition

    By Pekka Pitkänen

    This book examines migration and colonialism in the ancient Near East in the late second millennium BCE, with a focus on the Levant. It explores how the area was shaped by these movements of people, especially in forming the new Iron Age societies. The book utilises recent sociological studies on…

    Hardback – 2019-10-07 
    Routledge
    Studies in the History of the Ancient Near East

  • Reason, Community and Religious Tradition: Anselm's Argument and the Friars book cover

    Reason, Community and Religious Tradition

    Anselm's Argument and the Friars, 1st Edition

    By Scott Matthews

    This title was first published in 2001: Reason, Community and Religious Tradition examines key questions about the relationship of rationality to its contexts by tracing the early history of the so-called 'ontological' argument. The book follows Anselm's Proslogion from its origins in the private,…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    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, 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 – 2019-09-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • A Story of YHWH: Cultural Translation and Subversive Reception in Israelite History book cover

    A Story of YHWH

    Cultural Translation and Subversive Reception in Israelite History, 1st Edition

    By Shawn W. Flynn

    A Story of YHWH investigates the ancient Israelite expression of their deity, and tracks why variation occurred in that expression, from the early Iron Age to the Persian period. Through this text, readers will gain a better appreciation for the complexities and contexts in the development of…

    Hardback – 2019-09-26 
    Routledge
    Studies in the History of the Ancient Near East

  • Islamic and Comparative Religious Studies: Selected Writings book cover

    Islamic and Comparative Religious Studies

    Selected Writings, 1st Edition

    By William A. Graham

    William A Graham, a leading international scholar in the field of Islamic Studies, gathers together his selected writings under three sections: 1.History and Interpretation of Islamic Religion; 2.The Qur'an as Scripture, and 3. Scripture in the History of Religion. Each section opens with a new…

    Paperback – 2019-06-12
    Routledge
    Ashgate Contemporary Thinkers on Religion: Collected Works

  • 'There's such Divinity doth Hedge a King': Selected Essays of Nicolas Wyatt on Royal Ideology in Ugaritic and Old Testament Literature book cover

    'There's such Divinity doth Hedge a King'

    Selected Essays of Nicolas Wyatt on Royal Ideology in Ugaritic and Old Testament Literature, 1st Edition

    By Nicolas Wyatt

    The ideology of power is as much a part of modern life as in the ancient world, in which it has its long-lasting roots. Communities have always provided a supernatural sanction for the maintenance of power by the few, often dressing it up in elaborate mythic fictions, rich iconography and complex…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Society for Old Testament Study

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