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  • Erotic Geographies in Ancient Greek Literature and Culture

    By Kate Gilhuly

    Erotic Geographies in Ancient Greek Literature and Culture addresses the following question: how does a place "get a reputation?" The Athenians associated sexual behaviors with particular places and their inhabitants, and this book decodes the meaning of the sexualization of place and traces the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-21 
    Routledge

  • Elis

    Internal Politics and External Policy in Ancient Greece

    By Graeme Bourke

    Elis examines the city of Elis from its earliest history, through the Archaic period and the Classical period where it reached its zenith, to its decline in the Hellenistic, Roman and later periods. Through examining this prominent city-state, its role in contemporary politics and the place of…

    Hardback – 2017-08-11 
    Routledge
    Cities of the Ancient World

  • Ancient Macedonia

    By Carol J. King

    The first English-language monograph on ancient Macedonia in almost thirty years, Carol J. King's book aims to provide a detailed narrative account of the rise and fall of Macedonian power in the Balkan Peninsula and the Aegean region during the five-hundred-year period of the Macedonian monarchy…

    Paperback – 2017-07-19 
    Routledge

  • Theatrocracy

    Greek Drama, Cognition, and the Imperative for Theatre

    By Peter Meineck

    Theatrocracy is a book about the power of the theatre, how it can affect the people who experience it, and the societies within which it is embedded. It takes as its model the earliest theatrical form we possess complete plays from, the classical Greek theatre of the fifth century BCE, and offers a…

    Hardback – 2017-07-10 
    Routledge

  • The Radical Pedagogies of Socrates and Freire

    Ancient Rhetoric/Radical Praxis

    By Stephen Brown

    Situating contemporary critical praxis at the intersection of the social, the political, and the rhetorical, this book is a provocative inquiry into the teaching philosophies of Plato’s Socrates and Paulo Freire that has profound implications for contemporary education. Brown not only sheds new…

    Paperback – 2017-06-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

  • Thebes

    A History

    By Nicholas Rockwell

    Thebes offers a scholarly survey of the history and archaeology of the city, from 1600 BCE – 476 CE. Discussions of major developments in politics, war, society and culture form the basis of a chronological examination of one of Greece’s most powerful and dynamic cities. By taking a broad view, the…

    Hardback – 2017-05-29 
    Routledge
    Cities of the Ancient World

  • Women in Mycenaean Greece

    The Linear B Tablets from Pylos and Knossos

    By Barbara A. Olsen

    Women in Mycenaean Greece is the first book-length study of women in the Linear B tablets from Mycenaean Greece and the only to collect and compile all the references to women in the documents of the two best attested sites of Late Bronze Age Greece - Pylos on the Greek mainland and Knossos on the…

    Paperback – 2017-04-16
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Strabo

    Edited by Daniela Dueck

    The Routledge Companion to Strabo explores the works of Strabo of Amasia (c. 64 BCE – c. CE 24), a Greek author writing at the prime of Roman expansion and political empowerment. While his earlier historiographical composition is almost entirely lost, his major opus of the Geography includes an…

    Hardback – 2017-03-27
    Routledge

  • The Greek View of Life

    By G. Lowes Dickinson

    First published in 1896 (this twenty-third edition in 1957), this book provides a general introduction to Greek literature and thought. Among the subjects dealt with are the Greek view of religion, the state and its relation to the citizen, law, artisans and slaves, manual labour, trade and art.…

    Paperback – 2017-03-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Collected Works of G. Lowes Dickinson

  • Plato and His Dialogues

    By G. Lowes Dickinson

    First published in 1931, this book explores the nature and importance of Plato’s dialogues. The book was written for an audience of non-scholarly men and women who want to know something about one of the most remarkable thinkers of the Western world. The chapters were originally delivered as…

    Paperback – 2017-03-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Collected Works of G. Lowes Dickinson

  • After Two Thousand Years

    A Dialogue between Plato and A Modern Young Man

    By G. Lowes Dickinson

    First published in 1930, this book presents an imagined account of conversation between Plato and ‘A Modern Young Man’. In the first part, political and social institutions are considered and property, forms of government, socialism, the control of population, war and education, are discussed. The…

    Paperback – 2017-03-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Collected Works of G. Lowes Dickinson

  • Byzantium in the Eleventh Century

    Being in Between

    Edited by Marc D. Lauxtermann, Mark Whittow

    The eleventh century in Byzantium is all about being in between, whether this is between Basil II and Alexios Komnenos, between the forces of the Normans, the Pechenegs and the Turks, or between different social groupings, cultural identities and religious persuasions. It is a period of fundamental…

    Hardback – 2017-03-02
    Routledge
    Publications of the Society for the Promotion of Byzantine Studies

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