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  • The Ludi Saeculares of Septimius Severus

    The Ideologies of a New Roman Empire

    By Jussi Rantala

    This is the first monograph to examine in detail the ludi saeculares (Secular Games) of Septimius Severus and argues that the games represented a radical shift from Antonine imperial ideology. To garner popular support and to legitimise his power Severus conducted an intensive propaganda campaign…

    Hardback – 2017-03-15 
    Routledge

  • The Etruscans and the History of Dentistry

    The Golden Smile through the Ages

    By Marshall Joseph Becker, Jean MacIntosh Turfa

    The Etruscans and the History of Dentistry offers a study of the construction and use of gold dental appliances in ancient Etruscan culture, and their place within the framework of a general history of dentistry, with special emphasis on appliances, from Bronze Age Mesopotamia and Egypt to modern…

    Hardback – 2017-03-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Renaissance Porticoes and Painted Pergolas

    Nature and Culture in Early Modern Italy

    By Natsumi Nonaka

    This book is the first study of the portico and its decorative program as a cultural phenomenon in Renaissance Italy. Focusing on a largely neglected group of porticoes decorated with painted pergolas that appeared in Rome and environs in the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries, it tells the…

    Hardback – 2017-03-08 
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Mass and Elite in the Greek and Roman Worlds

    From Sparta to Late Antiquity

    Edited by Richard Evans

    The discussion in this volume offers an analysis of the defining roles of mass and elite elements in Greek and Roman society, and in their socio-political, economic, military and religious contexts. This interaction, whether it was in terms of conflict or in cooperation between the mass – the…

    Hardback – 2017-03-07 
    Routledge

  • Byzantium and the Emergence of Muslim-Turkish Anatolia, ca. 1040-1130

    By Alexander Daniel Beihammer

    The arrival of the Seljuk Turks in Anatolia forms an indispensable part of modern Turkish discourse on national identity but Western scholars, by contrast, have rarely included the Anatolian Turks in their discussions about the formation of European nations or the transformation of the Near East.…

    Hardback – 2017-03-07 
    Routledge
    Birmingham Byzantine and Ottoman Studies

  • The Seven Ancient Wonders in the Early Modern World

    By Inmaculada Rodriguez Moya, Victor Minguez

    This monograph is a study and catalogue of the artistic production of the Early Modern World including and evoking the so-called Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, plus an eighth, considered by scholars of the 15th and 16th centuries to be the Royal Monastery of El Escorial. Nowadays we often see…

    Hardback – 2017-03-03 
    Routledge

  • Thebes

    A History

    By Nicholas Rockwell

    Thebes offers a scholarly survey of the history and archaeology of the city. Discussions of major developments in politics, war, society and culture form the basis of a chronological examination of one of Greece’s most powerful and dynamic cities. By taking a broad view, the book’s account speaks…

    Hardback – 2017-03-01 
    Routledge
    Cities of the Ancient World

  • Tertullian and the Unborn Child

    Christian and Pagan Attitudes in Historical Perspective

    By Julian Barr

    Tertullian of Carthage was the earliest Christian writer to argue against abortion at length, and the first surviving Latin author to consider the unborn child in detail. This book is the first comprehensive analysis of Tertullian’s attitude towards the foetus and embryo. Examining Tertullian’s…

    Hardback – 2017-03-01 
    Routledge
    Medicine and the Body in Antiquity

  • Money, Currency and Crisis

    In Search of Trust, 2000 BC to AD 2000

    Edited by R.J. Van der Spek, Bas van Leeuwen

    Money is a core component of all discussions of economic crisis, as is clear from the debates about the responses of the European Central Bank and the Federal Reserve Bank of the United States to the economic crisis that started in 2007. This volume explores the role of money in the functioning of…

    Hardback – 2017-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Economic History

  • Ancient Egyptians (2 Vols)

    By J. Gardner Wilkinson

    Written in 1836, this two-volume study has enduring importance in the field of Egyptology. Covering topics including Egyptian homes, ceremonies, hunting, religious rites, and castes, it provides a comprehensive account of ancient Egyptian life and practices. The work is illustrated with numerous…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge

  • Imperial Inquisitions

    Prosecutors and Informants from Tiberius to Domitian

    By Steven H. Rutledge

    Delatores (political informants) and accusatores (malicious prosecutors) were a major part of life in imperial Rome. Contemporary sources depict them as cruel and heartless mercenaries, who bore the main responsibility for institutionalising and enforcing the 'tyranny' of the infamous rulers of the…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge

  • Seneca

    By R. Scott Smith

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge

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