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  • Varia Socratica

    First Series, 1st Edition

    By A. E. Taylor

    Published in 1987: The following essays form, as their title-page shows, only the first half of a collection which the writer hopes to complete in the course of a few months. Even when completed the whole work is designed to be merely preparatory to another on the interpretation of the Platonic…

    Paperback – 2020-04-03 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • The Characters of Theophrastos. The Mimes of Herodas. The Tablet of Kebes. (1909)

    1st Edition

    By R. Thomson Clark

    First published in 1909, in an era of receding interest in Classical authors, this volume aimed to encourage a renewed interest in the Classics through shared emotion, humanity and the everyday. Attributing the disinterest to a lack of familiarity and a public difficulty for empathising with…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • The Representation of Slavery in the Greek Novel

    Resistance and Appropriation, 1st Edition

    By William M. Owens

    This volume offers the first comprehensive treatment of how five of the canonical Greek novels represent slaves and slavery. In each novel, one or both elite protagonists are enslaved, and Owens explores the significance of the genre’s regular social degradation of these members of the elite.…

    Hardback – 2019-12-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Arjuna–Odysseus

    Shared Heritage in Indian and Greek Epic, 1st Edition

    By N. J. Allen

    Bringing together the study of the Greek classics and Indology, Arjuna–Odysseus provides a comparative analysis of the shared heritage of the Mahābhārata and early Greek traditions presented in the texts of Homer and Hesiod. Building on the ethnographic theories of Durkheim, Mauss, and Dumont,…

    Paperback – 2019-11-13 
    Routledge India

  • Politics through the Iliad and the Odyssey

    Hobbes writes Homer, 1st Edition

    By Andrea Catanzaro

    Facing censorship and being confined to the fringes of the political debate of his time, Thomas Hobbes turned his attention to translating Homer’s Iliad and the Odyssey from Greek into English. Many have not considered enough the usefulness of these translations. In this book, Andrea Catanzaro…

    Hardback – 2019-03-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • An Introduction to the History of Medicine

    From the Time of the Pharaohs to the End of the XVIIIth Century, 1st Edition

    By Charles Greene Cumston

    Originally published in 1926, An Introduction to the History of Medicine is a compilation of reliable and essential contributions to the subject of the history of medicine. The book looks at the evolution of medicine from the practices in Ancient Egypt, to the medicine of the 16th century, and…

    Hardback – 2018-12-17
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    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

  • Future Freedoms

    Intergenerational Justice, Democratic Theory, and Ancient Greek Tragedy and Comedy, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-10-05
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  • Resurrection and Reception in Early Christianity

    1st Edition

    By Richard C. Miller

    This book offers an original interpretation of the origin and early reception of the most fundamental claim of Christianity: Jesus’ resurrection. Richard Miller contends that the earliest Christians would not have considered the New Testament accounts of Jesus’ resurrection to be literal or…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29
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    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Truth and History in the Ancient World

    Pluralising the Past, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lisa Hau, Ian Ruffell

    This collection of essays investigates histories in the ancient world and the extent to which the producers and consumers of those histories believed them to be true. Ancient Greek historiographers repeatedly stressed the importance of truth to history; yet they also purported to believe in myth,…

    Hardback – 2016-12-06
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    Routledge Studies in Ancient History

  • The Animal and the Human in Ancient and Modern Thought

    The ‘Man Alone of Animals’ Concept, 1st Edition

    By Stephen T. Newmyer

    Ancient Greeks endeavored to define the human being vis-à-vis other animal species by isolating capacities and endowments which they considered to be unique to humans. This approach toward defining the human being still appears with surprising frequency, in modern philosophical treatises, in modern…

    Hardback – 2016-11-28
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    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Pope, Homer, and Manliness

    Some Aspects of Eighteenth Century Classical Learning, 1st Edition

    By Carolyn D. Williams

    The author here reassesses the concept of ‘masculinity’, and argues that it cannot be seen as an absolute standard, but only as the product of perpetual conflict between competing and unstable models. The argument is sustained by a close reading of the problematic conflict between gendered values…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Homer

  • People and Themes in Homer's Odyssey

    1st Edition

    By Agathe Thornton

    Published in 1970, this important work interprets the poem with a focus on the idiosyncrasies of its originally oral composition. In part I, the main themes of the Odyssey such as ‘guest-friendship’ and ‘testing’ are investigated. The incorporation of these and other themes, such as ‘omens’ and…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Homer

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