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  • Ethnicity and Identity in Herodotus

    1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas Figueira, Carmen Soares

    Herodotus is the epochal authority who inaugurated the European and Western consciousness of collective identity, whether in an awareness of other societies and of the nature of cultural variation itself or in the fashioning of Greek self-awareness – and necessarily that of later civilizations…

    Hardback – 2020-01-31 
    Routledge

  • Narratives of Time and Gender in Antiquity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Esther Eidinow, Lisa Maurizio

    This volume offers new insights into ancient figurations of temporality by focusing on the relationship between gender and time across a range of genres. Each chapter in this collection places gender at the center of its exploration of time, and the volume includes time in treatises,…

    Hardback – 2020-01-31 
    Routledge

  • Crusaders, Cathars and the Holy Places

    1st Edition

    By Bernard Hamilton

    First published in 1999, this volume emerged as part of the Collected Studies series and features studies authored by Bernard Hamilton over a period of twenty years, all of which deal with relations between Western Europe and the neighbouring civilizations in the Eastern Mediterranean during the…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Sorrows of Mattidia

    A New Translation and Commentary, 1st Edition

    By Curtis Hutt

    This volume offers a new translation of the Pseudo-Clementine family narrative here known as The Sorrows of Mattidia. It contains a full introduction which explores the obscured origins of the text, the plot, and main characters, and engages in a comparison of the portrayal of pagan, Jewish, and…

    Paperback – 2020-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Classical Translations

  • Borderline Virginities

    Sacred and Secular Virgins in Late Antiquity, 1st Edition

    By Sissel Undheim

    How and why did virginity come to play such a crucial part in the Christian Church in the formative and defining period of Late Antiquity? Sissel Undheim analyzes the negotiations over what constituted virginity and assesses its socio-religious value in fourth-century Rome by looking at those at…

    Paperback – 2020-03-01 
    Routledge

  • Hermes

    1st Edition

    By Arlene Allan

    Hermes redresses the gap in modern English scholarship on this fascinating and complex god, presenting its readers with an introduction to Hermes’ social, religious and political importance through discussions of his myths, iconography and worship. It also brings together in one place an integrated…

    Paperback – 2020-03-01 
    Routledge
    Gods and Heroes of the Ancient World

  • Challenges of Mapping the Classical World

    1st Edition

    By Richard J.A. Talbert

    Challenges of Mapping the Classical World collects together in one volume fourteen varied items written by Richard Talbert over the past thirty years. They cohere around the theme of mapping the classical world since the nineteenth century. All were originally prompted by Talbert’s commission in…

    Paperback – 2020-03-01 
    Routledge

  • Epicurus on the Self

    1st Edition

    By Attila Németh

    Epicurus on the Self reconstructs a part of Epicurean ethics which only survives on the fragmentary papyrus rolls excavated from an ancient library in Herculaneum, On Nature XXV. The aim of this book is to contribute to a deeper understanding of Epicurus’ moral psychology, ethics and of its robust…

    Paperback – 2020-03-01 
    Routledge
    Issues in Ancient Philosophy

  • Maatian Ethics in a Communication Context

    1st Edition

    By Melba Vélez Ortiz

    Maatian Ethics in a Communication Context explores the ethical principle of Maat: the guiding principle of harmony and order that permeated ancient African political and civil life. The book provides a rigorous, communication-focused account of the ethical wisdom ancient Africans cultivated and is…

    Hardback – 2020-03-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Communication 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

  • 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

  • Dialogue and Doxography in Indian Philosophy

    Points of View in Buddhist, Jaina, and Advaita Vedānta Traditions, 1st Edition

    By Karl-Stéphan Bouthillette

    This is the first book fully dedicated to Indian philosophical doxography. It examines the function such dialectical texts were intended to serve in the intellectual and religious life of their public. It looks at Indian doxography both as a witness of inter- and intra-sectarian dialogues and as a…

    Hardback – 2020-03-10 
    Routledge
    Dialogues in South Asian Traditions: Religion, Philosophy, Literature and History

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