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  • Prometheus

    1st Edition

    By Carol Dougherty

    With no recent publications discussing Prometheus at length, this book provides a much-needed introduction to the Promethean myth of this rebellious god who defied Zeus to steal fire for mankind. Seeking to locate the nature of this compelling tale’s continuing relevance throughout history, Carol…

    Paperback – 2005-12-13
    Routledge
    Gods and Heroes of the Ancient World

  • Medea

    1st Edition

    By Emma Griffiths

    Giving access to the latest critical thinking on the subject, Medea is a comprehensive guide to sources that paints a vivid portrait of the Greek sorceress Medea, famed in myth for the murder of her children after she is banished from her own home and replaced by a new wife. Emma Griffiths brings…

    Paperback – 2005-12-13
    Routledge
    Gods and Heroes of the Ancient World

  • Fifty Major Cities of the Bible

    1st Edition

    By John Laughlin

    From the ruins of the ancient seaside city of Acco, to the small but archaeologically important town of Yokneam, Fifty Major Cities of the Bible provides readers with a comprehensive guide to the ancient cities that played a vital role in the world from which the Bible originated. Not only covering…

    Paperback – 2005-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Guides

  • Zeus

    1st Edition

    By Ken Dowden

    The first book to capture a complete picture of the most important of Greek gods in one reliable volume for almost seventy years, this masterly and comprehensive study brings a new-millennium examination of the fascinating god Zeus. Broad in scope, the book looks at myth, art, cult,…

    Paperback – 2005-12-09
    Routledge
    Gods and Heroes of the Ancient World

  • Ancient Egypt

    Foundations of a Civilization, 1st Edition

    By Douglas J. Brewer

    Ancient Egypt is a beautifully illustrated, easy-to-read book covering the formative era of the Egyptian civilization: the age before the pyramids. Douglas Brewer shows why an awareness of the earliest phase of Egyptian history is crucial to understanding of later Egyptian culture.  Beginning…

    Paperback – 2005-11-29
    Routledge

  • Roman Tragedy

    1st Edition

    By Anthony J. Boyle

    The first detailed cultural and theatrical history of a major literary form, this landmark introduction examines Roman tragedy and its place at the centre of Rome’s cultural and political life. Analyzing the work of such names as Ennius, Pacuvius and Accius, as well as Seneca and his post-Neronian…

    Paperback – 2005-10-07
    Routledge

  • Arab-Byzantine Relations in Early Islamic Times

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Bonner

    The Byzantine Empire was the Islamic commonwealth’s first and most stubborn adversary. For many centuries it loomed large in Islamic diplomacy, military operations and commerce, as well as in Islamic representations of the world in general. Moreover, the ways in which early Muslims and Byzantines…

    Hardback – 2005-09-12
    Routledge
    The Formation of the Classical Islamic World

  • The Fall of the Roman Republic

    2nd Edition

    By David Shotter

    Revised and updated to include the latest research in the field, this second edition of a popular history text examines how the Roman republic was destabilized by the unplanned growth of the Roman Empire.Central discussion points include: the government of the republic how certain individuals took…

    Paperback – 2005-08-24
    Routledge
    Lancaster Pamphlets in Ancient History

  • Latin Verse Satire

    An Anthology and Reader, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Allen Miller

    A wide variety of texts by the Latin satirists are presented here in a fully loaded resource to provide an innovative reading of satire's relation to Roman ideology. Brimming with notes, commentaries, essays and texts in translation, this book succeeds in its mission to help the student understand…

    Paperback – 2005-08-09
    Routledge

  • Meet the Philosophers of Ancient Greece

    Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Ancient Greek Philosophy but didn't Know Who to Ask, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patricia F. O'Grady

    Ancient Greece was the cradle of philosophy in the Western tradition. Meet the Philosophers of Ancient Greece brings the thoughts and lives of the pioneers of Western philosophy down from their sometimes remote heights and introduces them to a modern audience. Comprising seventy essays, written by…

    Paperback – 2005-03-28
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Dictionary of Egyptian Gods and Goddesses

    2nd Edition

    By George Hart

    The Routledge Dictionary of Egyptian Gods and Goddesses contains one of the most comprehensive listings and descriptions of Egyptian deities. Now in its second edition, it provides: a new introduction updated entries and four new entries on deities names of the deities as Hieroglyphs a survey of…

    Paperback – 2005-03-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Dictionaries

  • Augustus Caesar

    2nd Edition

    By David Shotter

    History sees Augustus Caesar as the first emperor of Rome, whose system of ordered government provided a firm and stable basis for the expansion and prosperity of the Roman Empire. Hailed as 'restorer of the Republic' and regarded by some as a deity in his own lifetime, Augustus was emulated by…

    Paperback – 2005-02-10
    Routledge
    Lancaster Pamphlets in Ancient History

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