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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

  • Geography, Religion, Gods, and Saints in the Eastern Mediterranean

    1st Edition

    By Erica Ferg

    Geography, Religion, Gods, and Saints in the Eastern Mediterranean explores the influence of geography on religion and highlights a largely unknown story of religious history in the Eastern Mediterranean. In the Levant, agricultural communities of Jews, Christians, and Muslims jointly venerated…

    Hardback – 2020-01-31 
    Routledge
    Studies in the History of the Ancient Near East

  • 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

  • Homicide in the Attic Orators

    Rhetoric, Ideology, and Context, 1st Edition

    By Christine Plastow

    This study identifies specific features in the legal procedure and social perception of homicide in Athens in the time of the orators and examines how these features affected and were represented and utilised in forensic rhetoric. The socially transgressive nature of the crime in Athens resulted in…

    Hardback – 2020-02-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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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