Classical Studies: Ancient Near East

  • Near Eastern Cities from Alexander to the Successors of Muhammad book cover

    Near Eastern Cities from Alexander to the Successors of Muhammad

    1st Edition

    By Walter D. Ward

    Near Eastern Cities from Alexander to the Successors of Muhammad compares the evolution of several cities in the Near East from the time of Alexander the Great until the beginning of the Islamic 'Abbasid Dynasty. This volume examines both archaeological remains and literary sources to explain the…

    Hardback – 2019-07-26 
    Routledge
    Studies in the History of the Ancient Near East

  • Animals in Art and Thought: To the End of the Middle Ages book cover

    Animals in Art and Thought

    To the End of the Middle Ages, 1st Edition

    By Francis Klingender

    Edited by Evelyn Antal, John P Harthan

    Originally published in 1971, Animals in Art and Thought discusses the ways in which animals have been used by man in art and literature. The book looks at how they have been used to symbolise religious, social and political beliefs, as well as their pragmatic use by hunters, sportsmen, and farmers…

    Hardback – 2019-07-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • Agrippa II: The Last of the Herods book cover

    Agrippa II

    The Last of the Herods, 1st Edition

    By David Jacobson

    Agrippa II is the first comprehensive biography of the last descendant of Herod the Great to rule as a client king of Rome. Agrippa was the last king to assume responsibility for the management of the Temple in Jerusalem, and he ultimately saw its destruction in the Judaean-Roman War. This study…

    Hardback – 2019-06-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Ancient Biographies

  • A New Critical Approach to the History of Palestine: Palestine History and Heritage Project 1 book cover

    A New Critical Approach to the History of Palestine

    Palestine History and Heritage Project 1, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ingrid Hjelm, Hamdan Taha, Ilan Pappe, Thomas L. Thompson

    A New Critical Approach to the History of Palestine offers a comprehensive, evidence-based history of Palestine with a critical use of recent historical, archaeological and anthropological methods. This history is not an exclusive history, but one that is ethnically and culturally inclusive, a…

    Hardback – 2019-06-27 
    Routledge
    Copenhagen International Seminar

  • An Introduction to the Ancient World book cover

    An Introduction to the Ancient World

    3rd Edition

    By Lukas de Blois, R.J. van der Spek

    An Introduction to the Ancient World offers a thorough survey of the history of the ancient Near East, Greece, and Rome. Covering on the social, political, economic, and cultural processes that have influenced later western and near-eastern civilizations, this volume considers subjects such as the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-03 
    Routledge

  • Children in the Bible and the Ancient World: Comparative and Historical Methods in Reading Ancient Children book cover

    Children in the Bible and the Ancient World

    Comparative and Historical Methods in Reading Ancient Children, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shawn W. Flynn

    The topic of children in the Bible has long been under-represented, but this has recently changed with the development of childhood studies in broader fields, and the work of several dedicated scholars. While many reading methods are employed in this emerging field, comparative work with children…

    Hardback – 2019-04-12 
    Routledge
    Studies in the History of the Ancient Near East

  • Gilgamesh book cover

    Gilgamesh

    1st Edition

    By Louise M. Pryke

    Gilgamesh focuses on the eponymous hero of the world’s oldest epic and his legendary adventures. However, it also goes further and examines the significance of the story’s Ancient Near Eastern context, and what it tells us about notions of kingship, animality, and the natures of mortality and…

    Hardback – 2019-03-19
    Routledge
    Gods and Heroes of the Ancient World

  • Combined Arms Warfare in Ancient Greece: From Homer to Alexander the Great and his Successors book cover

    Combined Arms Warfare in Ancient Greece

    From Homer to Alexander the Great and his Successors, 1st Edition

    By Graham Wrightson

    Combined Arms Warfare in Ancient Greece examines the timelines of military developments that led from the hoplite-based armies of the ancient Greeks to the hugely successful and multi-faceted armies of Philip II, Alexander the Great, and his Successors. It concentrates on the introduction and…

    Hardback – 2019-03-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Beyond Orality: Biblical Poetry on its Own Terms book cover

    Beyond Orality

    Biblical Poetry on its Own Terms, 1st Edition

    By Jacqueline Vayntrub

    Central to understanding the prophecy and prayer of the Hebrew Bible are the unspoken assumptions that shaped them—their genres. Modern scholars describe these works as “poetry,” but there was no corresponding ancient Hebrew term or concept. Scholars also typically assume it began as “oral…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01
    Routledge
    The Ancient Word

  • On the Edge of Empires: North Mesopotamia During the Roman Period (2nd – 4th c. CE) book cover

    On the Edge of Empires

    North Mesopotamia During the Roman Period (2nd – 4th c. CE), 1st Edition

    By Rocco Palermo

    On the Edge of Empires explores the mixed culture of North Mesopotamia in the Roman period. This volatile region at the eastern edge of the Roman world became during the imperial period the theater of confrontation for multiple political entities: Rome, Parthia, Sasanian Persia. Roman presence is…

    Hardback – 2019-02-22
    Routledge
    Studies in the History of the Ancient Near East

  • Damascus: A History book cover

    Damascus

    A History, 2nd Edition

    By Ross Burns

    Damascus, first published in 2005, was the first account in English of the history of the city, bringing out the crucial role it has played at many points in the region’s past. It traces the story of this colourful, significant and complex city through its physical development, from the its…

    Paperback – 2019-02-01
    Routledge
    Cities of the Ancient World

  • A History of Medicine book cover

    A History of Medicine

    1st Edition

    By Arturo Castiglioni

    Originally published in 1941, A History of Medicine provides a detailed and comprehensive guide to the advancement of medicine, from Ancient Egypt, and Ancient Babylonia, all the way up to the 20th century. The book looks at the close relationship between the progress of medicine and its…

    Hardback – 2018-12-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

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