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  • Arabia and the Arabs

    From the Bronze Age to the Coming of Islam, 1st Edition

    By Robert G. Hoyland

    Long before Muhammed preached the religion of Islam, the inhabitants of his native Arabia had played an important role in world history as both merchants and warriorsArabia and the Arabs provides the only up-to-date, one-volume survey of the region and its peoples, from prehistory to the coming of…

    Paperback – 2001-08-23
    Peoples of the Ancient World

  • The Government of the Roman Empire

    A Sourcebook, 2nd Edition

    By Dr Barbara Levick, Barbara Levick

    This book reveals how an empire that stretched from Glasgow to Aswan in Egypt could be ruled from a single city and still survive more than a thousand years. The Government of the Roman Empire is the only sourcebook to concentrate on the administration of the empire, using the evidence of…

    Paperback – 2000-09-07
    Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World

  • Late Roman Army

    1st Edition

    By Karen R. Dixon, Pat Southern

    Using a full range of original literary sources, modern Continental scholarship, and current archaeological research, Pat Southern and Karen R. Dixon provide a stimulating overview of the historical period, the critical changes in the army, and the way these changes affected the morale of the…

    Paperback – 2000-01-20

  • The Greek World After Alexander 323-30 BC

    1st Edition

    By Graham Shipley

    The Greek World After Alexander 323–30 BC examines social changes in the old and new cities of the Greek world and in the new post-Alexandrian kingdoms. An appraisal of the momentous military and political changes after the era of Alexander, this book considers developments in literature, religion…

    Paperback – 1999-12-23
    The Routledge History of the Ancient World

  • Ancient History: Key Themes and Approaches

    1st Edition

    By Neville Morley

    Ancient History: Key Themes and Approaches is a sourcebook of writings on ancient history. It presents over 500 of the most important stimulating and provocative arguments by modern writers on the subject, and as such constitutes an invaluable reference resource. The first section deals with…

    Paperback – 1999-12-09
    Routledge Key Guides

  • Experiencing Rome

    Culture, Identity and Power in the Roman Empire, 1st Edition

    Edited by Janet Huskinson

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 1999-11-11

  • A Short History of Greek Literature

    1st Edition

    By Suzanne Said, Monique Trede

    A Short History of Greek Literature provides a concise yet comprehensive survey of Greek literature - from Christian authors - over twelve centuries, from Homer's epics to the rich range of authors surviving from the imperial period up to Justinian. The book is divided into three parts. The first…

    Paperback – 1999-10-28

  • The Arabs and Arabia on the Eve of Islam

    1st Edition

    Edited by F.E. Peters

    This volume examines the background to the rise of Islam. The opening essays consider the broad context of nomad-sedentary relations in the Near East; thereafter the focus is on the Arabian peninsula and the history of the Arab peoples. The following papers set out the political and economic…

    Hardback – 1999-06-25
    The Formation of the Classical Islamic World

  • Cuneiform Texts and the Writing of History

    1st Edition

    By Marc Van De Mieroop

    Cuneiform Texts and the Writing of History discusses how the abundant Mesopotamian cuneiform text sources can be used for the study of various aspects of history: political, social, economic and gender. Marc Van De Mieroop provides a student-friendly introduction to the subject and:* criticises…

    Paperback – 1999-05-13
    Approaching the Ancient World

  • Reading Plato

    1st Edition

    By Thomas A. Szlezák

    Reading Plato offers a concise and illuminating insight into the complexities and difficulties of the Platonic dialogues, providing an invaluable text for any student of Plato's philosophy.Taking as a starting point the critique of writing in the Phaedrus -- where Socrates argues that a book cannot…

    Paperback – 1999-02-25

  • A Dictionary of Ancient Near Eastern Mythology

    1st Edition

    By Dr Gwendolyn Leick

    The Dictionary of Ancient Near Eastern Mythology covers sources from Mesopotamia, Syro-Palestine and Anatolia, from around 2800 to 300 BC. It contains entries on gods and goddesses, giving evidence of their worship in temples, describing their 'character', as documented by the texts, and defining…

    Paperback – 1998-10-01

  • Roman Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Frank Sear

    In this comprehensive, accessible and beautifully illustrated book, Frank Sear traces the evolution of Roman architecture during the four centuries from the late Republic to AD 330, when Constantine moved the empire's capital to Constantinople. With over 200 diagrams, maps and photos, this …

    Paperback – 1998-08-13

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