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  • The Egyptians

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Robert Morkot

    A widely published author on the subject, Robert Morkot presents a clear introduction to the origins, history and culture of Ancient Egyptian civilization. This excellent addition to the popular family of books on ancient peoples offers a broad coverage of Egyptian life. Morkot also addresses…

    Paperback – 2005-02-03
    Routledge
    Peoples of the Ancient World

  • Wisdom: The Collected Articles of Norman Whybray

    1st Edition

    By Margaret Barker

    Edited by Katharine J. Dell

    This collection of articles confirms Norman Whybray's place as one of the foremost contributors to scholarship on wisdom literature in the last three decades of the twentieth century. A former President of the Society for Old Testament Study, and winner of the British Academy's Burkitt Medal,…

    Hardback – 2005-01-20
    Routledge
    Society for Old Testament Study

  • Nero

    2nd Edition

    By David Shotter

    The reign of Nero is often judged to be the embodiment of the extravagance and the corruption that have, for many, come to symbolise ancient Rome. David Shotter provides a reassessment of this view in this accessible introduction to Nero, emperor of Rome from 54 to 68 AD. All the major issues are…

    Paperback – 2005-01-11
    Routledge
    Lancaster Pamphlets in Ancient History

  • Beck on Mithraism

    Collected Works with New Essays, 1st Edition

    By Roger Beck

    Roger Beck, a world authority on Mithraism, brings together his major writings on the Mysteries of Mithras in the context of the culture and religions of imperial Rome. In these studies he opens new vistas on myth making, ritual, symbolism, the role of astrology in the cult, recently discovered…

    Hardback – 2004-12-23
    Routledge
    Ashgate Contemporary Thinkers on Religion: Collected Works

  • Sexuality in Greek and Roman Literature and Society

    A Sourcebook, 1st Edition

    By Marguerite Johnson, Terry Ryan

    This Sourcebook contains numerous original translations of ancient poetry, inscriptions and documents, all of which illuminate the multifaceted nature of sexuality in antiquity.The detailed introduction provides full social and historical context for the sources, and guides students on how to use…

    Paperback – 2004-12-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World

  • The Archaeology of Time

    1st Edition

    By Gavin Lucas

    It might seem obvious that time lies at the heart of archaeology, since archaeology is about the past. However, the issue of time is complicated and often problematic, and although we take it very much for granted, our understanding of time affects the way we do archaeology.This book is an…

    Paperback – 2004-12-02
    Routledge
    Themes in Archaeology Series

  • Caligula

    1st Edition

    By Sam Wilkinson

    Sam Wilkinson provides an accessible introduction to the reign of Caligula, one of the most controversial of all the Roman Emperors. Caligula's policies have often been interpreted to be those of a depraved tyrant. This study provides a reassessment of this controversial reign by scrutinising the…

    Paperback – 2004-12-02
    Routledge
    Lancaster Pamphlets in Ancient History

  • The Routledge Dictionary of Latin Quotations

    The Illiterati's Guide to Latin Maxims, Mottoes, Proverbs, and Sayings, 1st Edition

    By Jon R. Stone

    The Routledge Dictionary of Latin Quotations completes our enormously successful and award-winning Latin for the Illiterati series of volumes, rounding off the trilogy with a comprehensive treasury of classic Latin quotations, mottoes, proverbs, and maxims collected from the worlds of philosophy,…

    Paperback – 2004-11-24
    Routledge

  • Alexander the Great

    Man and God, 1st Edition

    By Ian Worthington

    Alexander the Great conquered territories on a superhuman scale and established an empire that stretched from Greece to India. He spread Greek culture and education throughout his empire, and was worshipped as a living god by many of his subjects. But how great is a leader responsible for the…

    Paperback – 2004-09-16
    Routledge

  • Alexander the Great

    2nd Edition

    By Richard Stoneman

    Alexander the Great by Richard Stoneman is an introduction to the career and impact of the great Macedonian conqueror and the main themes of his reign. As well as tackling problems of interpretation, the author includes: an examination of the written and other sources and the problems of working…

    Paperback – 2004-09-09
    Routledge
    Lancaster Pamphlets in Ancient History

  • Roman Britain

    2nd Edition

    By David Shotter

    From renowned and respected author David Shotter, this updated and expanded edition of Roman Britain offers a concise introduction to this period, drawing on the wealth of recent scholarship to explain the progress of the Romans and their objectives in conquering Britain. Key topics discussed…

    Paperback – 2004-09-02
    Routledge
    Lancaster Pamphlets in Ancient History

  • Greek and Roman Military Writers

    Selected Readings, 1st Edition

    By Brian Campbell

    Brian Campbell has selected and translated a wide range of pieces from the ancient military writers who tell us about the technical aspects of military practice and the management of armies. The pieces cover a fascinating range of topics - battle formations and manoeuvres, different types of troops…

    Paperback – 2004-09-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Classical Translations

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