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  • The Life and Legacy of Constantine

    By M. Shane Bjornlie

    The transformation from the classical period to the medieval has long been associated with the rise of Christianity and this has deeply saturated the evidentiary fabric by which the modern audience imagines the separation of the classical world from its medieval and early modern successors. The…

    Hardback – 2016-08-04 
    Routledge

  • In the Garden of the Gods

    Models of Kingship from the Sumerians to the Seleucids

    By Eva Anagnostou-Laoutides

    Examining the evolution of kingship in the Ancient Near East from the time of the Sumerians to the rise of the Seleucids in Babylon, this book argues that the Sumerian emphasis on the divine favour that the fertility goddess and the Sun god bestowed upon the king should be understood metaphorically…

    Hardback – 2016-07-15 
    Routledge

  • Biblical Portraits of Exile

    A philosophical reading

    By Abi Doukhan

    Exile constitutes one of the most central experiences in the Bible, notably in the book of Genesis. The question has rarely been asked however as to why exile plays such an important role in the lives of Biblical characters. Biblical Portraits of Exile proposes a philosophical reading largely…

    Hardback – 2016-06-20 
    Routledge

  • The Theology of Craft and the Craft of Work

    From Tabernacle to Eucharist

    By Jeremy Kidwell

    An important reconceptualisation is taking place in the way people express creativity, work together, and engage in labour; particularly, suggests Kidwell, a surprising resurgence in recent years of manual and craft work. Noting the wide array of outlets that now market hand-made goods and the…

    Hardback – 2016-06-20 
    Routledge

  • Spaces in Late Antiquity

    Cultural, Theological and Archaeological Perspectives

    Edited by Juliette Day, Raimo Hakola, Maijastina Kahlos, Ulla Tervahauta

    Places and spaces are key factors in how individuals and groups construct their identities. Identity theories have emphasised that the construction of an identity does not follow abstract and universal processes but is also deeply rooted in specific historical, cultural, social and material…

    Hardback – 2016-06-14 
    Routledge

  • Juvencus' Four Books of the Gospels

    Evangeliorum Libri Quattuor

    By Scott McGill

    Juvencus’ Evangeliorum libri IV, or "The Four Books of the Gospels," is a verse rendering of the gospel narrative written ca. 330 CE. Consisting of around 3200 hexameter lines, it is the first of the Latin "Biblical epics" to appear in antiquity, and the first classicizing, hexameter poem on a…

    Hardback – 2016-06-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Later Latin Poetry

  • 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 – 2016-06-01 
    Routledge
    BibleWorld

  • God in a Single Vision

    Integrating Philosophy and Theology

    By David Brown, Christopher R. Brewer, Robert MacSwain

    In the ancient conversation between Western philosophy and Christian theology, powerful contemporary voices are arguing for monologue rather than dialogue. Instead of these two disciplines learning from and mutually informing each other, both philosophers and theologians are increasingly…

    Hardback – 2016-05-31 
    Routledge

  • God in a Single Vision

    Integrating Philosophy and Theology

    By David Brown, Christopher R. Brewer, Robert MacSwain

    In the ancient conversation between Western philosophy and Christian theology, powerful contemporary voices are arguing for monologue rather than dialogue. Instead of these two disciplines learning from and mutually informing each other, both philosophers and theologians are increasingly…

    Paperback – 2016-05-31 
    Routledge

  • Rutilius Namatianus' Going Home

    De Reditu Suo

    By Martha Malamud

    Martha Malamud provides the only scholarly English translation of De Reditu Suo with significant notes and commentary that explore historical, literary, cultural, and mythical references, as well as commenting on literary allusions, the structure, diction, and style of the poem, and textual issues.…

    Hardback – 2016-04-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Later Latin Poetry

  • Education and Religion in Late Antique Christianity

    Reflections, social contexts and genres

    Edited by Peter Gemeinhardt, Lieve Van Hoof, Peter Van Nuffelen

    This book studies the complex attitude of late ancient Christians towards classical education. In recent years, the different theoretical positions that can be found among the Church Fathers have received particular attention: their statements ranged from enthusiastic assimilation to outright…

    Hardback – 2016-04-07
    Routledge

  • Understanding Greek Religion

    By Jennifer Larson

    Understanding Greek Religion is one of the first attempts to fully examine any religion from a cognitivist perspective, applying methods and findings from the cognitive science of religion to the ancient Greek world. In this book, Jennifer Larson shows that many of the fundamentals of Greek…

    Paperback – 2016-03-23
    Routledge
    Understanding the Ancient World

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