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  • The Expansion of Orthodox Europe

    Byzantium, the Balkans and Russia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Shepard

    This volume aims to clarify the context for the expansion of Western Europe by focusing on what had been the greatest power in early medieval Europe, the Byzantine empire, and on the continuing strengths and expansion of the Orthodox world. Byzantine 'orthodoxy' offered a format for faith, hope and…

    Hardback – 2007-12-21
    Routledge
    The Expansion of Latin Europe, 1000-1500

  • Death in Ancient Rome

    A Sourcebook, 1st Edition

    By Valerie Hope

    Presenting a wide range of relevant, translated texts on death, burial and commemoration in the Roman world, this book is organized thematically and supported by discussion of recent scholarship. The breadth of material included ensures that this sourcebook will shed light on the way…

    Paperback – 2007-11-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World

  • Roman Social History

    A Sourcebook, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tim Parkin, Arthur Pomeroy

    This Sourcebook contains a comprehensive collection of sources on the topic of the social history of the Roman world during the late Republic and the first two centuries AD. Designed to form the basis for courses in Roman social history, this excellent resource covers original translations …

    Paperback – 2007-10-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World

  • Byzantine Warfare

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Haldon

    Warfare was an integral part of the operations of the medieval eastern Roman, or Byzantine, Empire, both in its organization, as well as in social thinking and political ideology. This volume presents a selection of articles dealing with key aspects of Byzantine attitudes to war and violence, with…

    Hardback – 2007-03-28
    Routledge
    The International Library of Essays on Military History

  • Boudica Britannia

    1st Edition

    By Miranda Aldhouse-Green

    When Roman troops threatened to seize the wealth of the Iceni people, their queen, Boudica, retaliated by inciting a major uprising, allying her tribe with the neighbouring Trinovantes. The ensuing clash is one of the most important - and dramatic - events in the history of Britain, standing…

    Hardback – 2006-12-19
    Routledge

  • Oedipus

    1st Edition

    By Lowell Edmunds

    An indispensable guide to the myth of Oedipus this book is the first to analyze its long and varied history from ancient times to the modern day, and presented with an authoritative survey that considers Oedipus in art and music as well as in literature. Lowell Edmunds accepts this variation as…

    Paperback – 2006-10-11
    Routledge
    Gods and Heroes of the Ancient World

  • Dionysos

    1st Edition

    By Richard Seaford

    Covering a wide range of issues which have been overlooked in the past, including mystery, cult and philosophy, Richard Seaford explores Dionysos – one of the most studied figures of the ancient Greek gods. Popularly known as the god of wine and frenzied abandon, and an influential figure for…

    Paperback – 2006-06-30
    Routledge
    Gods and Heroes of the Ancient World

  • Early Christianity

    1st Edition

    By Mark Humphries

    Examining sources and case studies, this book explores early Christianity, how it was studied, how it is studied now, and how Judaeo-Christian values came to form the ideological bedrock of modern western culture. Looking at the diverse source materials available, from the earliest New Testament…

    Paperback – 2006-04-06
    Routledge
    Classical Foundations

  • The Persians

    1st Edition

    By Maria Brosius

    The only book of its kind to cover both the Achaemenid period and the thousand years following Alexander's conquest, The Persians explores the period from the seventh century BC, to the seventh century AD, and presents a comprehensive introduction to ancient Persia. Incorporating recent research,…

    Paperback – 2006-03-23
    Routledge
    Peoples of the Ancient World

  • From Roman Provinces to Medieval Kingdoms

    1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas F.X. Noble

    This prestigious collection of essays by leading scholars provides a thorough reassessment of the medieval era which questions how, when and why the Middle Ages began, and how abruptly the shift from the Roman Empire to Barbarian Europe happened. Presenting the most current work including…

    Paperback – 2006-03-01
    Routledge
    Rewriting Histories

  • Ancient Greek Literary Letters

    Selections in Translation, 1st Edition

    By Patricia A. Rosenmeyer

    The first referenece to letter writing occurs in the first text of western literature, Homer's Iliad. From the very beginning, Greeks were enthusiastic letter writers, and letter writing became a distinct literary genre. Letters were included in the works of historians but they also formed the…

    Paperback – 2006-01-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Classical Translations

  • Doing Greek Philosophy

    1st Edition

    By Robert Wardy

    This lively and original guidebook offers an invitation to the study of Greek philosophy and signposts to lead the student deeper. The reader is drawn in to the questions the philosophers posed. Doing Greek Philosophy conveys a vital sense of the dynamism and continuity in the Greek philosophical…

    Paperback – 2005-12-22
    Routledge
    Classical Foundations

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