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  • Underworld Gods in Ancient Greek Religion

    Death and Reciprocity, 1st Edition

    By Ellie Mackin Roberts

    This volume presents a case for how and why people in archaic and classical Greece worshipped Underworld gods. These gods are often portrayed as malevolent and transgressive, giving an impression that ancient worshipers derived little or no benefits from developing ongoing relationships with them.…

    Hardback – 2020-02-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Passion, Persecution and Epiphany in Early Jewish Literature

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nicholas Allen, Pierre J. Jordaan, József Zsengellér

    This volume examines Jewish literature produced from c. 700 B.C.E. to c. 200 C.E. from a socio-theological perspective. In this context, it offers a scholarly attempt to understand how the ancient Jewish psyche dealt with times of extreme turmoil and how Jewish theology altered to meet the…

    Hardback – 2020-01-23 
    Routledge

  • Excavating Pilgrimage

    Archaeological Approaches to Sacred Travel and Movement in the Ancient World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Troels Myrup Kristensen, Wiebke Friese

    This volume sheds new light on the significance and meaning of material culture for the study of pilgrimage in the ancient world, focusing in particular on Classical and Hellenistic Greece, the Roman Empire and Late Antiquity. It thus discusses how archaeological evidence can be used to advance our…

    Paperback – 2020-01-15 
    Routledge

  • The Mysteries of Mithra

    The Definitive Account of a Crucial Historical Moment when a Colorful Oriental Religion Swept over the Roman Empire, 1st Edition

    By Franz Cumont

    First published in 1956, this seminal study, by the great Belgian scholar Franz Cumont, remains the definitive coverage of a great ideological struggle between the West and the Orient in the first centuries of the Christian era. Mithraism, a mystery religion originating in Persia, spread rapidly…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Routledge Handbook of Greek Mythology

    8th Edition

    By Robin Hard

    Now in its 8th edition, this magisterial work offers a comprehensive survey of the stories of Greek myth, from the Olympian gods, through the lesser gods and deities, to the heroes, adventures, and foundation myths of the ancient Greek world. The Routledge Handbook of Greek Mythology sets…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Narratives of Time and Gender in Antiquity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Esther Eidinow, Lisa Maurizio

    This volume offers new insights into ancient figurations of temporality by focusing on the relationship between gender and time across a range of genres. Each essay in this collection places gender at the center of its exploration of time, and the volume includes time in treatises, genealogical…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Memories of Utopia

    The Revision of Histories and Landscapes in Late Antiquity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bronwen Neil, Kosta Simic

    These essays examine how various communities remembered and commemorated their shared past through the lens of utopia and its corollary, dystopia, providing a framework for the reinterpretation of rapidly changing religious, cultural and political realities of the turbulent period from 300 to 750…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Geography, Religion, Gods, and Saints in the Eastern Mediterranean

    1st Edition

    By Erica Ferg

    Geography, Religion, Gods, and Saints in the Eastern Mediterranean explores the influence of geography on religion and highlights a largely unknown story of religious history in the Eastern Mediterranean. In the Levant, agricultural communities of Jews, Christians, and Muslims jointly venerated…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge
    Studies in the History of the Ancient Near East

  • Ancient Fairy and Folk Tales

    An Anthology, 1st Edition

    By Graham Anderson

    This anthology explores the multitude of evidence for recognisable fairy tales drawn from sources in the much older cultures of the ancient world, appearing much earlier than the 17th century where awareness of most fairy tales tends to begin. It presents versions of Cinderella, The Emperor’s New…

    Paperback – 2019-12-06 
    Routledge

  • Rape Myths, the Bible, and #MeToo

    1st Edition

    By Johanna Stiebert

    Biblical studies is increasingly interdisciplinary and frequently focuses on how the Bible is read, received, and represented in the contemporary world, including in politics, news media, and popular culture. Rape Myths, the Bible and #MeToo illustrates this with particular and critical assessment…

    Hardback – 2019-11-07 
    Routledge
    Rape Culture, Religion and the Bible

  • Text and Tablet

    Near Eastern Archaeology, the Old Testament and New Possibilities, 1st Edition

    By Arthur Gibson, Brook W.R. Pearson

    This title was first published in 2000. Text and Tablet balances a blend of logic, post-analytical philosophy, French philosophy and literary criticism to carefully introduce some of these issues to the reader. Just as writers such as Derrida and Kermode have been interested in relating religion…

    Hardback – 2019-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Migration and Colonialism in Late Second Millennium BCE Levant and Its Environs

    The Making of a New World, 1st Edition

    By Pekka Pitkänen

    This book examines migration and colonialism in the ancient Near East in the late second millennium BCE, with a focus on the Levant. It explores how the area was shaped by these movements of people, especially in forming the new Iron Age societies. The book utilises recent sociological studies on…

    Hardback – 2019-10-21 
    Routledge
    Studies in the History of the Ancient Near East

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