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  • 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…

    Paperback – 2020-05-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

  • Musaeus' Hero and Leander

    Introduction, Greek Text, Translation and Commentary, 1st Edition

    By Silvia Montiglio

    This book offers a new English translation of Musaeus' poem Hero and Leander, with the original Greek on the facing page, a substantial introduction and a detailed commentary. The tragic romance of Hero and Leander has had and still has a great appeal, inspiring countless writers, painters,…

    Hardback – 2020-05-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Classical Translations

  • The Eloquence of Art

    Essays in Honour of Henry Maguire, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrea Olsen Lam, Rossitza Schroeder

    For those within the fields of art history and Byzantine studies, Professor Henry Maguire needs no introduction. His publications transformed the way art historians approach medieval art through his insightful integration of rhetoric, poetry and non-canonical objects into the study of Byzantine art…

    Hardback – 2020-04-22 
    Routledge
    Birmingham Byzantine and Ottoman Studies

  • Introduction to Byzantium, 602–1453

    1st Edition

    By Jonathan Harris

    Introduction to Byzantium, 602-1453 provides students with an accessible guide to medieval Byzantium. Beginning with the near collapse of Byzantium in the seventh century, the book traces its survival and development through to its absorption by the Ottoman Empire. As well having an overall…

    Paperback – 2020-04-13 
    Routledge

  • Theodosius and the Limits of Empire

    1st Edition

    By Mark Hebblewhite

    The emperor Theodosius I (AD 379-395) was one of the most remarkable figures of the Fourth Century AD. In the face of religious schism, political turmoil, and barbarian threats he managed to maintain imperial power and forge a political dynasty that would dominate both East and West for over half a…

    Hardback – 2020-03-27 
    Routledge

  • The History of Science

    1st Edition

    Edited by Massimo Mazzotti

    Science is one of the main features of the contemporary world, and shapes our lives to an extent that has no precedents in history. Yet science as we know it today is the outcome of contingent social processes, and its global success is far from self-explanatory. How did it happen? How did science…

    Hardback – 2020-03-16 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Historical Studies

  • Bride of Hades to Bride of Christ

    The Virgin and the Otherwordly Bridegroom in Ancient Greece and Early Christian Rome, 1st Edition

    By Abbe Lind Walker

    This volume argues that ancient Greek girls and early Christian virgins and their families made use of rhetorically similar traditions of marriage to an otherworldly bridegroom in order to handle the problem of a girl’s denied or disrupted transition into adulthood. In both ancient Greece and…

    Hardback – 2020-03-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Inscribing Texts in Byzantium

    Continuities and Transformations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marc D. Lauxtermann, Ida Toth

    In spite of the striking abundance of extant primary material, Byzantine epigraphy remains uncharted territory. The volume of the Proceedings of the 49th SPBS Spring Symposium aims to promote the field of Byzantine epigraphy as a whole, and topics and subjects covered include: Byzantine attitudes…

    Hardback – 2020-03-10 
    Routledge
    Publications of the Society for the Promotion of Byzantine Studies

  • The Religious Figural Imagery of Byzantine Lead Seals I

    Studies on the Image of Christ, the Virgin and Narrative Scenes, 1st Edition

    By John A. Cotsonis

    The articles republished in this volume are ground-breaking studies that employ a large body of religious figural imagery of Byzantine lead seals ranging from the 6th to the 15th century. A number of the studies present tables, charts and graphs in their analysis of iconographic trends and changing…

    Hardback – 2020-03-04 
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Warfare and the Making of Early Medieval Italy (568–652)

    1st Edition

    By Eduardo Fabbro

    Devastated by two decades of war and ravaged by the spread of the plague, large parts of Italy fell quickly into the hands of a group known to history as the Lombards. By the early 570s the Lombards were firmly established in Italy, which they ruled without ever fully unifying it. The events of the…

    Hardback – 2020-03-04 
    Routledge
    Studies in Medieval History and Culture

  • The Religious Figural Imagery of Byzantine Lead Seals II

    Studies on Images of the Saints and on Personal Piety, 1st Edition

    By John A. Cotsonis

    The articles republished in this volume are ground-breaking studies that employ a large body of religious figural imagery of Byzantine lead seals ranging from the 6th to the 15th century. A number of the studies present tables, charts and graphs in their analysis of iconographic trends and changing…

    Hardback – 2020-03-03 
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Rome, Parthia, and the Politics of Peace

    The Origins of War in the Ancient Middle East, 1st Edition

    By Jason M. Schlude

    This volume offers an informed survey of the problematic relationship between the ancient empires of Rome and Parthia from c.96/95 BCE to 224 CE. Schlude explores the rhythms of this relationship and invites its readers to reconsider the past and our relationship with it. Some have looked to this…

    Hardback – 2020-02-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ancient History

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