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  • Great Power Diplomacy in the Hellenistic World

    By John D Grainger

    Diplomacy is a neglected aspect of Hellenistic history, despite the fact that war and peace were the major preoccupations of the rulers of the kingdoms of the time. It becomes clear that it is possible to discern a set of accepted practices which were generally followed by the kings from the time…

    Hardback – 2016-12-06 
    Routledge

  • Truth and History in the Ancient World

    Pluralising the Past

    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 – 2016-11-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ancient History

  • Disability in Antiquity

    Edited by Christian Laes

    This volume 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 – 2016-10-10 
    Routledge
    Rewriting Antiquity

  • 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
    Routledge Studies in Ancient History

  • Mediterranean Connections

    Maritime Transport Containers and Seaborne Trade in the Bronze and Early Iron Ages

    By A. Bernard Knapp, Stella Demesticha

    Mediterranean Connections focuses on the origin and development of maritime transport containers from the Early Bronze through early Iron Age periods (ca. 3200–700 BC). Analysis of this category of objects broadens our understanding of ancient Mediterranean interregional connections, including the…

    Hardback – 2016-08-30
    Routledge

  • Plato and the Creation of the Hebrew Bible

    By Russell E. Gmirkin

    Plato and the Creation of the Hebrew Bible for the first time compares the ancient law collections of the Ancient Near East, the Greeks and the Pentateuch to determine the legal antecedents for the biblical laws. Following on from his 2006 work, Berossus and Genesis, Manetho and Exodus, Gmirkin…

    Hardback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge
    Copenhagen International Seminar

  • Women in Antiquity

    Real Women across the Ancient World

    Edited by Stephanie Lynn Budin, Jean Macintosh Turfa

    This volume gathers brand new essays from some of the most respected scholars of ancient history, archaeology, and physical anthropology to create an engaging overview of the lives of women in antiquity. The book is divided into ten sections, nine focusing on a particular area, and also includes…

    Hardback – 2016-08-18
    Routledge
    Rewriting Antiquity

  • Alexander's Marshals

    A Study of the Makedonian Aristocracy and the Politics of Military Leadership, 2nd Edition

    By Waldemar Heckel

    This substantially revised and updated second edition of The Marshals of Alexander’s Empire (1992) examines Alexander’s most important officers, who commanded army units and were involved in military and political deliberations. Chapters on these men have been expanded, giving greater attention to…

    Hardback – 2016-08-12
    Routledge

  • Athens

    The City as University

    By Niall Livingstone

    The citizens of ancient Athens were directly responsible for the development and power of its democracy; but how did they learn about politics and what their roles were within it? In this volume Livingstone argues that learning about political praxis (how to be a citizen) was an integral part of…

    Hardback – 2016-07-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Understanding Greek Tragic Theatre

    2nd Edition

    By Rush Rehm

    Understanding Greek Tragic Theatre, a revised edition of Greek Tragic Theatre (1992), is intended for those interested in how Greek tragedy works. By analysing the way the plays were performed in fifth-century Athens, Rush Rehm encourages classicists, actors, and directors to approach Greek tragedy…

    Paperback – 2016-07-13
    Routledge
    Understanding the Ancient World

  • A Re-Assessment of Aristotle’s Economic Thought

    By Ricardo F. Crespo

    The world has seen several financial and economic crises in the past few years. Psychological, ethical and philosophical levels of causal analysis have been discussed, and in this context, an interest in classical thinkers has emerged. The work of Aristotle has influenced writers from Marx and…

    Paperback – 2016-06-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • Torture and Truth (Routledge Revivals)

    By Page duBois

    First published in 1991, this book — through the examination of ancient Greek literary, philosophical and legal texts — analyses how the Athenian torture of slaves emerged from and reinforced the concept of truth as something hidden in the human body. It discusses the tradition of…

    Hardback – 2016-06-07
    Routledge

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