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  • 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…

    Paperback – 2020-05-31 
    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…

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

  • The Yogasūtra of Patañjali

    A New Introduction to the Buddhist Roots of the Yoga System, 1st Edition

    By Pradeep P. Gokhale

    This book offers a systematic and radical introduction to the Buddhist roots of Pātañjalayoga or the Yoga system of Patañjali. By examining each of 195 aphorisms (sūtras) of the Yogasūtra, along with discussions on the Yogabhāṣya, it shows that traditional and popular views…

    Paperback – 2020-05-30 
    Routledge India

  • 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

  • Passion, Persecution, and Epiphany in Early Jewish Literature

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nicholas Peter Legh Allen, Pierre J. Jordaan, József Zsengellér

    This volume examines Jewish literature produced from c. 700 B.C.E. to c. 200 C.E. from a socio-theological perspective. In this context, it offers a scholarly attempt to understand how the ancient Jewish psyche dealt with times of extreme turmoil and how Jewish theology altered to meet the…

    Hardback – 2020-05-18 
    Routledge

  • The Poetics of Failure in Ancient Greece

    1st Edition

    By Stamatia Dova

    The Poetics of Failure in Ancient Greece offers an innovative approach to archaic and classical Greek literature by focusing on an original and rather unexplored topic. Through close readings of epic, lyric, and tragic poetry, the book engages into a thorough discourse on error, loss, and…

    Hardback – 2020-04-22 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • The Art of Elam ca. 4200 – 525 BC

    1st Edition

    By Javier Álvarez-Mon

    The Art of Elam ca. 4200-525 BC offers a view of, and a critical reflection on, the art history of one of the world’s first and least-known civilizations, illuminating a significant chapter of our human past.  Not unlike a gallery of historical paintings, this comprehensive treatment of the rich…

    Hardback – 2020-04-10 
    Routledge

  • Varia Socratica

    First Series, 1st Edition

    By A. E. Taylor

    Published in 1987: The following essays form, as their title-page shows, only the first half of a collection which the writer hopes to complete in the course of a few months. Even when completed the whole work is designed to be merely preparatory to another on the interpretation of the Platonic…

    Paperback – 2020-04-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Minoan Body

    A Somatic Approach to Social, Economic and Political Change in Bronze Age Crete, 1st Edition

    By Anna Simandiraki-Grimshaw

    Hardback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge

  • The World of the Oxus Civilization

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bertille Lyonnet, Nadezhda Dubova

    This collection of essays presents a synthesis of current research on the Oxus Civilization, which rose and developed at the turn of the 3rd to 2nd millennia BC in Central Asia. First discovered in the 1970s, the Oxus Civilization, or the Bactria–Margiana Archaeological Complex, has engendered…

    Hardback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Worlds

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