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  • A History of the Muslim World to 1750

    The Making of a Civilization, 2nd Edition

    By Vernon O Egger

    A History of the Muslim World to 1750 traces the development of Islamic civilization from the career of the Prophet Muhammad to the mid-eighteenth century. Encompassing a wide range of significant events within the period, its coverage includes the creation of the Dar al-Islam (the territory ruled…

    Paperback – 2017-11-03 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-10-31 
    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 – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Index Of Names & Titles Of The

    By Murray

    First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Travels In The Upper Egyptian

    By Weigall

    First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge

  • The Birth of the Athenian Community

    From Solon to Cleisthenes

    By Sviatoslav Dmitriev

    The Birth of the Athenian Community elucidates the social and political development of Athens in the sixth century, when, as a result of reforms by Solon and Cleisthenes (at the beginning and end of the sixth century, respectively), Athens turned into the most advanced and famous city, or polis, of…

    Hardback – 2017-10-24 
    Routledge

  • Touch and the Ancient Senses

    Edited by Alex Purves

    Unlike the other senses, touch ranges beyond a single sense organ, encompassing not only the skin but also the interior of the body. It mediates almost every aspect of interpersonal relations in antiquity, from the everyday to the erotic, just as it also provides a primary point of contact between…

    Paperback – 2017-10-23 
    Routledge
    The Senses in Antiquity

  • Ancient Philosophy

    Textual Paths and Historical Explorations

    Edited by Lorenzo Perilli, Daniela P. Taormina

    "We are all Greeks. Our laws, our literature, our religion, our arts, have their root in Greece", the poet Percy Bysshe Shelley once wrote. And in no other domain of human knowledge as in philosophy, going back to the beginning is to reach the height. It is in Greek that the questions which shaped…

    Paperback – 2017-10-16 
    Routledge

  • The Hieroglyphics of Horapollo Nilous

    Hieroglyphic Semantics in Late Antiquity

    By Mark Wildish

    The main aim of this book is to reconstruct a philosophical context for the Hieroglyphica of Horapollo, a late 5th century Greek study of hieroglyphic writing. In addition to reviewing and drawing on earlier approaches it explores the range of signs and meanings for which Horapollo is interested in…

    Hardback – 2017-10-12 
    Routledge
    Issues in Ancient Philosophy

  • Future Freedoms

    Intergenerational Justice, Democratic Theory, and Ancient Greek Tragedy and Comedy

    By Elizabeth K. Markovits

    What do present generations owe the future? In Future Freedoms, Elizabeth Markovits asks readers to consider the fact that while democracy holds out the promise of freedom and autonomy, citizens are always bound by the decisions made by previous generations. Motivated by the contemporary political…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12 
    Routledge

  • Violence and Power in Ancient Egypt

    Image and Ideology before the New Kingdom

    By Laurel Bestock

    Violence and Power in Ancient Egypt examines the use of Egyptian pictures of violence prior to the New Kingdom. Starting with the assertion that making and displaying such images served as a tactic of power, related to but separate from the actual practice of violence, the book explores the…

    Hardback – 2017-10-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Egyptology

  • Herod

    King of the Jews and Friend of the Romans, 2nd Edition

    By Peter Richardson, Amy Marie Fisher

    Herod: King of the Jews and Friend of the Romans examines the life, work, and influence of this controversial figure, who remains the most highly visible of the Roman client kings under Augustus. Herod’s rule shaped the world in which Christianity arose and his influence can still be seen today. In…

    Hardback – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Ancient Biographies

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