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  • The Emperor and the Army in the Later Roman Empire, AD 235 - 395

    By Mark Hebblewhite

    With The Emperor and the Army in the Later Roman Empire, AD 235-395 Mark Hebblewhite offers the first study solely dedicated to examining the nature of the relationship between the emperor and his army in the politically and militarily volatile later Roman Empire. Bringing together a wide range of…

    Hardback – 2017-01-09 
    Routledge

  • Producing Christian Culture from Augustine to 1500s

    Medieval Exegesis and its Interpretative Genres

    By Giles E. M. Gasper, Francis Watson

    Producing Christian Culture takes as its thread the 'interpretative genres' within which medieval people engaged with the Bible. Contributors to the volume present specific material as a case study illustrative of a specific genre, whether devotional, homiletical, scholarly, or controversial. The…

    Hardback – 2017-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Byzantine Athens 10th - 12th Centuries

    By Charalambos Bouras

    This book investigates Athens in the middle Byzantine period, from the mid-10th century to 1204, the date of the city’s conquest by the Crusaders. Using the surviving architectural remains as well as the scarce relevant literary sources, the volume also provides a summary of all recent…

    Hardback – 2016-12-22 
    Routledge

  • Comparativism in Art History

    Edited by Jas' Elsner

    Featuring some of the major voices in the world of art history, this volume explores the methodological aspects of comparison in the historiography of the discipline. The essays assess the strengths and weaknesses of the comparative practice in the history of art, and consider the larger issue of…

    Hardback – 2016-12-19 
    Routledge
    Studies in Art Historiography

  • The Legacy of Demetrius of Alexandria 189-231 CE

    The Form and Function of Hagiography in Late Antique and Islamic Egypt

    By Maged S. A. Mikhail

    This is the only full-length study of Demetrius of Alexandria (189-232 CE), who generated a neglected, yet remarkable hagiographic program that secured him a positive legacy throughout the middle ages and the modern era. Drawing upon patristic, Coptic, and Arabic sources spanning a millennium, the…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Early Christian World

  • Imperial Identities in the Roman World

    Edited by Wouter Vanacker, Arjan Zuiderhoek

    In recent years, the debate on Romanisation has often been framed in terms of identity, that is, how the expansion of empire impacted on the constructed or self-ascribed sense of belonging of its inhabitants. Research has often focused on the interaction between local identities and Roman ideology…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 
    Routledge

  • The Human Body in Early Iron Age Central Europe

    Burial Practices and Images of the Halstatt World

    By Katharina Rebay-Salisbury

    Identities and social relations are fundamental elements of societies. To approach these topics from a new and different angle, this study takes the human body as the focal point of investigation. It tracks changing identities of early Iron Age people in central Europe through body-related…

    Hardback – 2016-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Fall Narratives

    An Interdisciplinary Perspective

    Edited by Zohar Hadromi-Allouche, Aine Larkin

    Zohar Hadromi-Allouche is Lecturer in Islamic Studies in the department of Divinity and Religious Studies at the University of Aberdeen. In her research she applies a literary approach to Islamic religious sources, as a way of revealing literary paradigms and motifs, as well as inter-cultural…

    Hardback – 2016-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Rhetorical Realism

    Rhetoric, Ethics, and the Ontology of Things

    By Scot Barnett

    Rhetorical Realism responds to the surging interest in nonhumans across the humanities by exploring how realist commitments have historically accompanied understandings of rhetoric from antiquity to the present. For a discipline that often defines itself according to human speech and writing, the…

    Hardback – 2016-12-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

  • Reconceptualizing Plato’s Socrates at the Limit of Education

    A Socratic Curriculum Grounded in Finite Human Transcendence

    By James M. Magrini

    Bridging the gap between interpretations of "Third Way" Platonic scholarship and "phenomenological-ontological" scholarship, this book argues for a unique ontological-hermeneutic interpretation of Plato and Plato’s Socrates. Reconceptualizing Plato’s Socrates at the Limit of Education offers a…

    Hardback – 2016-12-13 
    Routledge
    Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

  • Crusades

    Volume 15

    Edited by Benjamin Z. Kedar, Jonathan Phillips, Jonathan Riley-Smith, Nikolaos Chrissis

    Crusades covers seven hundred years from the First Crusade (1095-1102) to the fall of Malta (1798) and draws together scholars working on theatres of war, their home fronts and settlements from the Baltic to Africa and from Spain to the Near East and on theology, law, literature, art, numismatics…

    Hardback – 2016-12-13 
    Routledge
    Crusades

  • Killing Hercules

    Deianira and the Politics of Domestic Violence, from Sophocles to the War on Terror

    By Richard Rowland

    This book offers an entirely new reception history of the myth of Hercules and his wife/killer Deianira. The book poses, and attempts to answer, two important and related questions. First, why have artists across two millennia felt compelled to revisit this particular myth to express anxieties…

    Hardback – 2016-12-12 
    Routledge

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