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  • Near Eastern Cities from Alexander to the Successors of Muhammad

    1st Edition

    By Walter D. Ward

    Near Eastern Cities from Alexander to the Successors of Muhammad compares the evolution of several cities in the Near East from the time of Alexander the Great until the beginning of the Islamic 'Abbasid Dynasty. This volume examines both archaeological remains and literary sources to explain the…

    Hardback – 2019-07-26 
    Routledge
    Studies in the History of the Ancient Near East

  • Fantasy in Greek and Roman Literature

    1st Edition

    By Graham Anderson

    Fantasy in Greek and Roman Literature offers an overview of Greek and Roman excursions into fantasy, including imaginary voyages, dream-worlds, talking animals and similar impossibilities. This is a territory seldom explored and extends to rarely read texts such as the Aesop Romance, The Battle of…

    Hardback – 2019-07-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • The Silencing of Slaves in Early Jewish and Christian Texts

    1st Edition

    By Ronald Charles

    The Silencing of Slaves in Early Jewish and Christian Texts analyzes a large corpus of early Christian texts and Pseudepigraphic materials to understand how the authors of these texts used, abused and silenced enslaved characters to articulate their own social, political, and theological visions.…

    Hardback – 2019-07-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Early Christian World

  • From Roman Empire to Renaissance Europe

    1st Edition

    By Denys Hay

    Originally published in 1953 From Roman Empire to Renaissance Europe looks at the broader picture of the Middle Ages, drawn in terms of the men and women and the situations that they had to face. The constant theme of change is revealed not by detailed narrative of elements but by commentary and…

    Hardback – 2019-07-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • Animals in Art and Thought

    To the End of the Middle Ages, 1st Edition

    By Francis Klingender

    Edited by Evelyn Antal, John P Harthan

    Originally published in 1971, Animals in Art and Thought discusses the ways in which animals have been used by man in art and literature. The book looks at how they have been used to symbolise religious, social and political beliefs, as well as their pragmatic use by hunters, sportsmen, and farmers…

    Hardback – 2019-07-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • Agrippa II

    The Last of the Herods, 1st Edition

    By David Jacobson

    Agrippa II is the first comprehensive biography of the last descendant of Herod the Great to rule as a client king of Rome. Agrippa was the last king to assume responsibility for the management of the Temple in Jerusalem, and he ultimately saw its destruction in the Judaean-Roman War. This study…

    Hardback – 2019-06-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Ancient Biographies

  • Sallust's Histories and Triumviral Historiography

    Confronting the End of History, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer Gerrish

    Sallust’s Histories and Triumviral Historiography explores the historiographical innovations of the first century Roman historian Sallust, focusing on the fragmentary Histories, an account of the turbulent years after the death of the dictator Sulla. The Histories were written during the violent…

    Hardback – 2019-06-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ancient History

  • Roman Tales

    A Reader’s Guide to the Art of Microhistory, 1st Edition

    By Thomas V. Cohen

    Roman Tales: A Reader’s Guide to the Art of Microhistory explores both the social and cultural life of Renaissance Rome and the mind-set and methods of microhistory. This book draws the reader deep into eight stories: a Christian-Jewish picnic plus an ill-aimed stone-fight, an embassy-driven…

    Hardback – 2019-06-10 
    Routledge
    Microhistories

  • An Introduction to the Ancient World

    3rd Edition

    By Lukas de Blois, R.J. van der Spek

    An Introduction to the Ancient World offers a thorough survey of the history of the ancient Near East, Greece, and Rome. Covering on the social, political, economic, and cultural processes that have influenced later western and near-eastern civilizations, this volume considers subjects such as the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-03 
    Routledge

  • Gallus Reborn

    A Study of the Diffusion and Reception of Works Ascribed to Gaius Cornelius Gallus, 1st Edition

    By Paul White

    Gallus Reborn is the first comprehensive study of the publication history and reception of the works that have been attributed to Gaius Cornelius Gallus, first canonical Roman elegist, friend of Virgil, and ‘missing link’ in Roman literary history. Gallus was a widely read and frequently imitated…

    Hardback – 2019-05-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Classical Studies

  • The Bible, Homer, and the Search for Meaning in Ancient Myths

    Why We Would Be Better Off With Homer’s Gods, 1st Edition

    By John Heath

    The Bible, Homer, and the Search for Meaning in Ancient Myths explores and compares the most influential sets of divine myths in Western Culture: the Homeric pantheon and Yahweh, the God of the Old Testament. Heath argues that not only does the God of the Old Testament bear a striking resemblance…

    Hardback – 2019-05-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Imperial Inquisitions

    Prosecutors and Informants from Tiberius to Domitian, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge

4Series in Roman History & Culture

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