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  • Official Power and Local Elites in the Roman Provinces

    By Rada Varga, Viorica Rusu-Bolindet

    Presenting a new overview of the ruling classes of the Roman Empire, this volume explores aspects of the relations between the Roman official state structures and local provincial elites. The perspectives from which issues are approached by contributors are as multiple as the realities of the Roman…

    Hardback – 2016-05-28 
    Routledge

  • Cretomania

    Modern Desires for the Minoan Past

    By Nicoletta Momigliano, Alexandre Farnoux

    Since its rediscovery in the early 20th century, through spectacular finds such as those by Sir Arthur Evans at Knossos, Minoan Crete has captured the imagination not only of archaeologists but also of a wider public. This is shown, among other things, by its appearance and uses in a variety of…

    Hardback – 2016-05-28 
    Routledge
    British School at Athens - Modern Greek and Byzantine Studies

  • The Human Body in Early Iron Age Central Europe

    By Katharina Rebay-Salisbury

    The ‘archaeology of the body’ has recently emerged as one of the most promising new fields in archaeology, using a fresh approach to look at archaeological data from a different angle and interpreting society in a new way. This volume tracks the changing individual and social identities of…

    Hardback – 2016-05-28 
    Routledge

  • Bodies of Evidence

    Debating the Anatomical Votive

    By Jane Draycott, Emma-Jayne Graham

    From Pharaonic Egypt to Roman Italy and from Classical Greece to the Byzantine world and beyond, the anatomical votive has performed a continuous, if only partially understood role in ritual and healing practice. Made from terracotta, stone, metal and wood, these arms, legs, eyes, hands, uteri,…

    Hardback – 2016-05-28 
    Routledge
    Medicine and the Body in Antiquity

  • The Cults of Sainte Foy and the Cultural Work of Saints

    By Kathleen Ashley

    Bringing together artifacts, texts and practices within an interpretive framework that stresses the cultural work performed by saints, Kathleen Ashley here presents a comparative study of the cults of the medieval Sainte Foy at a number of sites where she was especially venerated. This book…

    Hardback – 2016-05-28 
    Routledge

  • Studies on Greek Law, Oratory and Comedy

    By D.M. MacDowell, edited by Konstantinos Kapparis, Dimos Spatharas

    D.M. MacDowell’s articles cover a significant area of classical scholarship, discussing Athenian law, law-making and legal procedure, Old Comedy, law and comedy, law and sexuality, law and crime, politics and lexicography. All these articles, published between 1959 and 2010, bear the…

    Hardback – 2016-05-28 
    Routledge

  • Spaces in Late Antiquity

    Cultural, Theological and Archaeological Perspectives

    By Juliette Day, Raimo Hakola, Ulla Tervahauta

    Places and spaces are key factors in how individuals and groups construct their identities. Identity theories have emphasised that the construction of an identity follows abstract and universal processes but is also deeply rooted in specific historical, cultural, social and material environments.…

    Hardback – 2016-05-26 
    Routledge

  • Critical Essays on Roman Literature

    Elegy and Lyric

    Edited by J. P. Sullivan

    First published in 1962, this book is the first of two volumes which bridge the gap between the study of classics and the study of literature and attempt to reconcile the two disciplines. Focusing on elegy and lyric, this collection of essays offers a critical examination of Latin literature and…

    Hardback – 2016-05-22 
    Routledge

  • Critical Essays on Roman Literature

    Satire

    Edited by J. P. Sullivan

    First published in 1963, this book is the second of two volumes which bridge the gap between the study of classics and the study of literature and attempt to reconcile the two disciplines. Focusing on satire, this collection of essays offers a critical examination of Latin literature and aims to…

    Hardback – 2016-05-22 
    Routledge

  • Critical Essays on Roman Literature

    Edited by J. P. Sullivan

    First published in 1962 and 1963, these two volumes bridge the gap between the study of classics and the study of literature and attempt to reconcile the two disciplines. The collection of essays offers a critical examination of Latin literature and aims to stimulate critical discussion of a…

    Hardback – 2016-05-22 
    Routledge

  • God in a Single Vision

    Integrating Philosophy and Theology

    By David Brown

    Edited by Christopher R. Brewer, Robert MacSwain

    In the ancient conversation between Western philosophy and Christian theology, powerful contemporary voices are arguing for monologue rather than dialogue. Instead of these two disciplines learning from and mutually informing each other, both philosophers and theologians are increasingly…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 
    Routledge

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