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  • Architectural Conservation in Asia

    National Experiences and Practice

    By John H. Stubbs, Robert G. Thomson

    At a time when organized heritage protection in Asia is developing at a rapid pace, Architectural Conservation in Asia provides the first comprehensive overview of architectural conservation practice from Afghanistan to the Philippines. The country by country analysis adopted by the book draws out…

    Hardback – 2016-10-25 

  • Children and Everyday Life in the Roman and Late Antique World

    Edited by Christian Laes, Ville Vuolanto

    Children and Everyday Life in the Roman and Late Antique World explores what it meant to be a child in the Roman world - what were children’s concerns, interests and beliefs - and whether we can find traces of children’s own cultures. By combining different theoretical approaches and source…

    Hardback – 2016-10-25 

  • Prayer and Worship in Eastern Christianities, 5th to 11th Centuries

    Edited by Brouria Bitton-Ashkelony, Derek Krueger

    By looking at liturgy, performance, prayer, poetry, and the material culture of worship, this book forges a new conversation about the diversity of Christianities in the medieval eastern Mediterranean, centered on the history of practice. It studies prayer and worship in the variety of Christian…

    Hardback – 2016-10-24 

  • Vergiliana

    Critical Studies on the Texts of Publius Vergilius Maro

    By Egil Kraggerud

    In Vergiliana Egil Kraggerud collects together over 100 new, revised, and previously published discussions of textual issues in Vergil’s Eclogues, Georgics, and the Aeneid. Through these and in his Introduction, the author argues for a less conservative approach to these texts than has been…

    Hardback – 2016-10-21 

  • Disability in Antiquity

    Edited by Christian Laes

    This is a major contribution to the field of disability history in the ancient world. Contributions from leading, international scholars examine deformity and disability from a variety of historical, sociological and theoretical perspectives, as represented in various media. The volume is not…

    Hardback – 2016-10-18 
    Rewriting Antiquity

  • Women's Ritual Competence in the Greco-Roman Mediterranean

    Edited by Matthew Dillon, Esther Eidinow, Lisa Maurizio

    Contributions in this volume demonstrate how, across the ancient Mediterranean and over hundreds of years, women’s rituals intersected with the political, economic, cultural or religious spheres of their communities in a way that has only recently started to gain sustained academic attention. The…

    Hardback – 2016-10-14 

  • Mass and Elite in the Greek and Roman World

    From Sparta to Late Antiquity

    By Richard Evans

    Ancient society in Greece and Rome can be characterised as the interaction of the mass and the elite in both social and political events. The elite is usually defined as prominent citizens and their families comprising the government class while the mass represents the greater body of citizens, for…

    Hardback – 2016-10-07 

  • A Guide to the Antiquities of Upper Egypt

    By Arthur E. P. Weigall

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

    Paperback – 2016-09-30 

  • The Foundations of Celestial Reckoning

    Three Ancient Chinese Astronomical Systems

    By Christopher Cullen

    The Foundations of Celestial Reckoning gives the reader direct access to the foundational documents of the tradition of calculation created by astronomers of the early Chinese empire between the late second century BCE and the third century CE. The paradigm they established was to shape East Asian…

    Hardback – 2016-09-30 
    Scientific Writings from the Ancient and Medieval World

  • Immigrant Women in Athens

    Gender, Ethnicity, and Citizenship in the Classical City

    By Rebecca Futo Kennedy

    Many of the women whose names are known to history from Classical Athens were metics or immigrants, linked in the literature with assumptions of being ‘sexually exploitable.’ Despite recent scholarship on women in Athens beyond notions of the ‘citizen wife’ and the ‘common prostitute,’ the…

    Paperback – 2016-09-30 
    Routledge Studies in Ancient History

  • Resemblance and Reality in Greek Thought

    Essays in Honor of Peter M. Smith

    Edited by Arum Park

    Resemblance and Reality in Greek Thought follows the construction of reality from Homer into the Hellenistic era and beyond. Not only in didactic poetry or philosophical works but in practically all genres from the time of Homer onwards, Greek literature has shown an awareness of the relationship…

    Hardback – 2016-09-26 
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • The Moral Psychology of Clement of Alexandria

    Mosaic Philosophy

    By Kathleen Gibbons

    Kathleen Gibbons received her PhD from the University of Toronto, and subsequently taught at Wilfrid Laurier University. She is a Lecturer in Religious Studies and Classics at Washington University at St Louis, Missouri, USA, and studies the intersections between ancient philosophy and…

    Hardback – 2016-09-22 
    Studies in Philosophy and Theology in Late Antiquity

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