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  • Rewriting Peter as an Intertextual Character in the Canonical Gospels

    By Finn Damgaard

    Peter is a fascinating character in all four canonical gospels, not only as a literary figure in each of the gospels respectively, but also when looked at from an intertextual perspective. This book examines how Peter is rewritten for each of the gospels, positing that the differing portrayals of…

    Hardback – 2015-10-28 
    Routledge
    Copenhagen International Seminar

  • Pagans and Christians in Late Antiquity

    A Sourcebook, 2nd Edition

    By A. D. Lee

    In Pagans and Christians in Late Antiquity, A.D. Lee documents the transformation of the religious landscape of the Roman world from one of enormous diversity of religious practices and creeds in the 3rd century to a situation where, by the 6th century, Christianity had become the dominant…

    Paperback – 2015-08-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World

  • Linguistic Dating of Biblical Texts: Volume 2

    By Ian Young, Robert Rezetko, Martin Ehrensvärd

    Since the beginning of critical scholarship biblical texts have been dated using linguistic evidence. Until now there has been no introduction to and comprehensive overview of the field. Volume 2 of Linguistic Dating of Biblical Texts contains an extensive overview of dates attributed to different…

    Paperback – 2015-08-06 
    Routledge
    BibleWorld

  • Artemis

    By Stephanie Lynn Budin

    Artemis is a literary, iconographic, and archaeological study of the ancient Greek goddess of the hunt, who presided over the transitions and mediations between the wild and the civilized, youth and maturity, life and death. Beginning with a study of the early origins of Artemis and her cult in the…

    Hardback – 2015-07-01
    Routledge
    Gods and Heroes of the Ancient World

  • The Origin of Heresy

    A History of Discourse in Second Temple Judaism and Early Christianity

    By Robert M. Royalty

    Heresy is a central concept in the formation of Orthodox Christianity. Where does this notion come from? This book traces the construction of the idea of ‘heresy’ in the rhetoric of ideological disagreements in Second Temple Jewish and early Christian texts and in the development of the polemical…

    Paperback – 2015-06-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Julian (Routledge Revivals)

    An Intellectual Biography

    By Polymnia Athanassiadi

    Julian: An Intellectual Biography, first published in 1981, presents a penetrating and scholarly analysis of Julian’s intellectual development against the background of philosophy and religion in the late Roman Empire. Professor Polymnia Athanassiadi tells the story of Julian’s transformation from…

    Paperback – 2015-06-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Christians and Pagans in Roman Britain (Routledge Revivals)

    By Dorothy Watts

    In Christians and Pagans in Roman Britain, first published in 1991, Professor Dorothy Watts sets out to distinguish possible Pagan features in Romano-British Christianity in the period leading up to and immediately following the withdrawal of Roman forces in AD 410. Watts argues that British…

    Paperback – 2015-05-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Interpretations of Greek Mythology (Routledge Revivals)

    By Jan N. Bremmer

    Interpretations of Greek Mythology, first published in1987, builds on the innovative work of Walter Burkert and the ‘Paris school’ of Jean-Pierre Vernant, and represents a renewal of interpretation of Greek mythology. The contributors to this volume present a variety of approaches to the Greek…

    Paperback – 2015-05-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Ancient Greece, Modern Psyche

    Archetypes Evolving

    Edited by Virginia Beane Rutter, Thomas Singer

    Between ancient Greece and modern psyche lies a divide of not only three thousand years, but two cultures that are worlds apart in art, technology, economics and the accelerating flood of historical events. This unique collection of essays from an international selection of contributors offers…

    Paperback – 2015-04-19
    Routledge

  • Greek Oracles (Routledge Revivals)

    By H. W. Parke

    H.W. Parke’s Greek Oracles, first published in 1967, presents an illuminating introduction to a fascinating and often under-acknowledged aspect of the ancient world: its religion. The Homeric epics have sometimes been regarded as the scriptures of antiquity. But to the Greeks who sought guidance…

    Paperback – 2015-04-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Sibyls and Sibylline Prophecy in Classical Antiquity (Routledge Revivals)

    By H. W. Parke

    Sibyls and Sibylline Prophecy in Classical Antiquity, first published in 1988, is an authoritative account of a subject rarely treated in recent decades and difficult to access for non-specialists. A considerable number of books of prophecies went under the generic title of Sibylline Oracles,…

    Paperback – 2015-04-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Roman Stoicism (Routledge Revivals)

    By Edward Vernon Arnold

    Roman Stoicism, first published in 1911, offers an authoritative introduction to this fascinating chapter in the history of Western philosophy, which throughout the 20th century has been rediscovered and rehabilitated among philosophers, theologians and intellectual historians. Stoicism played a…

    Paperback – 2015-04-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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