Ancient Near East Products

  • The Prophet and the Age of the Caliphates

    The Islamic Near East from the 6th to the 11th Century, 3rd Edition

    By Hugh Kennedy

    The Prophet and the Age of Caliphates is an accessible history of the Near East from c.600-1050AD, the period in which Islamic society was formed. Beginning with the life of Muhammad and the birth of Islam, Hugh Kennedy goes on to explore the great Arab conquests of the seventh century and the…

    Paperback – 2015-11-09 
    Routledge
    A History of the Near East

  • The Age of Agade

    Inventing Empire in Ancient Mesopotamia

    By Benjamin R Foster

    The Age of Agade is the first book-length study of the Akkadian period of Mesopotamian history, which saw the rise and fall of the world’s first empire during over a century of extraordinary political, social, and cultural innovation. It draws together over 40 years of research by one of the world’…

    Paperback – 2015-10-27 
    Routledge

  • Seleukos Nikator (Routledge Revivals)

    Constructing a Hellenistic Kingdom

    By John D Grainger

    Following the death of Alexander the Great in 323 BC, one of his commanders, Seleukos Nikator, rose over a period of forty years from being a landless refugee to the most successful of the Successor kings. This biography, first published in 1990, makes use of both historical and archaeological…

    Paperback – 2015-05-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Oracles of Apollo in Asia Minor (Routledge Revivals)

    By H. W. Parke

    Delphi, although by far the most prestigious, was not the only oracular site dedicated to the god of prophecy. The Oracles of Apollo in Asia Minor, first published in 1985, presents the first unified account of these lesser-known religious establishments: at Didyma, Claros, Gryneion and Patara.…

    Paperback – 2015-04-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • A History of the Greek and Roman World (Routledge Revivals)

    By George B. Grundy

    A History of the Greek and Roman World, first published in 1926, presents the story of Graeco-Roman antiquity from its earliest recorded origins to the height of the Roman imperium. It aims to bring into prominence the internal dynamism - political, cultural, intellectual, and aesthetic – which…

    Paperback – 2015-04-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Jewish Education and History

    Continuity, crisis and change

    Moshe Aberbach (1924-2007) was a leading educator and scholar in Jewish studies, specialising in the field of Jewish education in the talmudic period. This book draws on a representative selection of his writings over a fifty year period, and includes essays on Saadia Gaon and Maimonides, coverage…

    Paperback – 2015-04-06
    Routledge

  • Magic in Ancient Israelite Society

    Theory and Practice

    By Daniel Miller

    Paperback – 2015-02-28
    Routledge

  • David’s Jerusalem

    Between Memory and History

    By Daniel Pioske

    The history of David’s Jerusalem remains one of the most contentious topics of the ancient world. This study engages with debates about the nature of this location by examining the most recent archaeological data from the site and by exploring the relationship of these remains to claims made about…

    Hardback – 2015-02-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Imagining Ancient Cities in Film

    From Babylon to Cinecittà

    Edited by Marta Garcia Morcillo, Pauline Hanesworth, Óscar Lapeña Marchena

    In film imagery, urban spaces show up not only as spatial settings of a story, but also as projected ideas and forms that aim to recreate and capture the spirit of cultures, societies and epochs. Some cinematic cities have even managed to transcend fiction to become part of modern collective memory…

    Hardback – 2015-01-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ancient History

  • Sex in Antiquity

    Exploring Gender and Sexuality in the Ancient World

    Edited by Mark Masterson, Nancy Sorkin Rabinowitz, James Robson

    Looking at sex and sexuality from a variety of historical, sociological and theoretical perspectives, as represented in a variety of media, Sex in Antiquity represents a vibrant picture of the discipline of ancient gender and sexuality studies, showcasing the work of leading international scholars…

    Hardback – 2014-12-17
    Routledge
    Rewriting Antiquity

  • Place, Memory, and Healing

    An Archaeology of Anatolian Rock Monuments

    By Ömür Harmanşah

    Place, Memory, and Healing: An Archaeology of Anatolian Rock Monuments investigates the complex and deep histories of places, how they served as sites of memory and belonging for local communities over the centuries, and how they were appropriated and monumentalized in the hands of the political…

    Hardback – 2014-12-16
    Routledge

  • Food in Ancient Judah

    Domestic Cooking in the Time of the Hebrew Bible

    By Cynthia Shafer-Elliott

    The study of food in the Hebrew Bible and Syro-Palestinian archaeology has tended to focus on kosher dietary laws, the sacrificial system, and feasting in elite contexts. More everyday ritual and practice - the preparation of food in the home - has been overlooked. Food in Ancient Judah explores…

    Hardback – 2014-09-23
    Routledge

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