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  • Eastern Rome and the Rise of Islam

    History and Prophecy

    By Olof Heilo

    The emergence of Islam in the seventh century AD still polarises scholars who seek to separate religious truth from the historical reality with which it is associated. However, history and prophecy are not solely defined by positive evidence or apocalyptic truth, but by human subjects, who consider…

    Hardback – 2016-01-19 
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • Prudentius' Hymns for Hours and Seasons

    The Liber Cathemerinon

    By Nicholas Richardson

    Combining faithfulness to the Latin with sensitivity to Prudentius’ poetic qualities, Nicholas Richardson offers a precise yet creative verse translation of a major work by one of the most important Christian Latin poets of late antiquity. Prudentius’ Hymns for Hours and Seasons also provides…

    Hardback – 2015-12-08 
    Routledge Later Latin Poetry

  • The Egyptian Heaven and Hell: Volume III (Routledge Revivals)

    By E. A. Wallis Budge

    This is the third of three volumes, first published in 1906, which treat the Egyptian theology of the afterlife. The first volume contains the complete hieroglyphic text of the Book Åm-?uat, with translations and reproductions of all the illustrations; the second, the hieroglyphic text of the short…

    Paperback – 2015-11-30 
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 different portrayals of…

    Hardback – 2015-10-09 
    Copenhagen International Seminar

  • 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 – 2015-10-08

  • 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 – 2015-08-26
    Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World

  • 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 – 2015-07-02
    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 – 2015-06-23
    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 – 2015-06-12
    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 – 2015-05-05
    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 – 2015-05-05
    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 – 2015-04-20

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