Ancient Religions Products

  • The Routledge Handbook of Greek Mythology

    8th Edition

    By Robin Hard

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Gilgamesh

    1st Edition

    By Louise M. Pryke

    Gilgamesh focuses on the eponymous hero of the world’s oldest epic and his legendary adventures. However, it also goes further and examines the significance of the story’s Ancient Near Eastern context, and what it tells us about notions of kingship, animality, and the natures of mortality and…

    Hardback – 2019-04-04 
    Routledge
    Gods and Heroes of the Ancient World

  • Narrative Constructions of Gender and Time in the Greco-Roman Mediterranean

    1st Edition

    Edited by Esther Eidinow, Lisa Maurizio

    Spurred by cognitive studies of the perception and experience of time, scholars of the Greco-Roman Mediterranean have renewed their interest in ancient figurations of temporality and time in philosophical and political treatises, genealogical lists, calendars, prophetic literature, ritual practice,…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge

  • Aristotle and Early Christian Thought

    1st Edition

    By Mark Edwards

    In studies of early Christian thought, "philosophy" is often a synonym for "Platonism", or at most for "Platonism and Stoicism". Nevertheless, it was Aristotle who, from the sixth century A.D. to the Italian Renaissance, was the dominant Greek voice in Christian, Muslim and Jewish philosophy.…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28 
    Routledge
    Studies in Philosophy and Theology in Late Antiquity

  • 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 – 2019-03-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Beyond Orality

    Biblical Poetry on its Own Terms, 1st Edition

    By Jacqueline Vayntrub

    Central to understanding the prophecy and prayer of the Hebrew Bible are the unspoken assumptions that shaped them—their genres. Modern scholars describe these works as “poetry,” but there was no corresponding ancient Hebrew term or concept. Scholars also typically assume it began as “oral…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge
    The Ancient Word

  • In Search of First-Century Christianity

    1st Edition

    By Joe E. Barnhart, Linda T. Kraeger

    Originally pulished in 2000, In Search of First Century Christianity contends that Christianity in the first century had no founder but rather evolved as a convergence of many forces: political disillusionment, cultural mutations, religious and theological motifs, psychosocial losses and new…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Routledge Handbook of Classics and Cognitive Theory

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Meineck, William Michael Short, Jennifer Devereaux

    The Routledge Handbook of Classics and Cognitive Theory is an interdisciplinary volume that examines the application of cognitive theory to the study of the classical world, across several interrelated areas including linguistics, literary theory, social practices, performance, artificial…

    Hardback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to the History of Medicine

    From the Time of the Pharaohs to the End of the XVIIIth Century, 1st Edition

    By Charles Greene Cumston

    Originally published in 1926, An Introduction to the History of Medicine is a compilation of reliable and essential contributions to the subject of the history of medicine. The book looks at the evolution of medicine from the practices in Ancient Egypt, to the medicine of the 16th century, and…

    Hardback – 2018-12-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

  • A History of Medicine

    1st Edition

    By Arturo Castiglioni

    Originally published in 1941, A History of Medicine provides a detailed and comprehensive guide to the advancement of medicine, from Ancient Egypt, and Ancient Babylonia, all the way up to the 20th century. The book looks at the close relationship between the progress of medicine and its…

    Hardback – 2018-12-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

  • The Afterlife in Early Christian Carthage

    Near-Death Experiences, Ancestor Cult, and the Archaeology of Paradise, 1st Edition

    By Stephen E. Potthoff

    The Afterlife in Early Christian Carthage explores how the visionary experiences of early Christian martyrs shaped and informed early Christian ancestor cult and the construction of the cemetery as paradise. Taking the early Christian cemeteries in Carthage as a case study, the volume broadens our…

    Paperback – 2018-12-15
    Routledge

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