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  • Languages and Cultures of Eastern Christianity: Georgian

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen H. Rapp, Paul Crego

    This volume brings together a set of key studies on the history and culture of Christian Georgia, along with a substantial new introduction. The opening section sets the regional context, in relation to the Byzantine empire in particular, while subsequent parts deal with the conversion and…

    Hardback – 2012-10-30
    Routledge
    The Worlds of Eastern Christianity, 300-1500

  • The Fall of Constantinople to the Ottomans

    Context and Consequences, 1st Edition

    By Michael Angold

    The fall of Constantinople to the Ottomans in 1453 marked the end of a thousand years of the Christian Roman Empire. Thereafter, world civilisation began a process of radical change. The West came to identify itself as Europe; the Russians were set on the path of autocracy; the Ottomans were…

    Paperback – 2012-09-28
    Routledge
    Turning Points

  • The Roman Empire Divided

    400-700 AD, 2nd Edition

    By John Moorhead

    In 400 the mighty Roman Empire was almost as large as it had ever been; within three centuries, advances by Germanic peoples in western Europe, Slavs in eastern Europe and Arabs around the eastern and southern shores of the Mediterranean had brought about the loss of most of its territory. Ranging…

    Paperback – 2012-09-24
    Routledge

  • The Historians of Ancient Rome

    An Anthology of the Major Writings, 3rd Edition

    By Ronald Mellor

    The Historians of Ancient Rome is the most comprehensive collection of ancient sources for Roman history available in a single English volume. After a general introduction on Roman historical writing, extensive passages from more than a dozen Greek and Roman historians and biographers trace…

    Paperback – 2012-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World

  • The Greek Philosophers

    from Thales to Aristotle, 1st Edition

    By W. K. C. Guthrie

    With an new foreword by James Warren Long renowned as one of the clearest and best introductions to ancient Greek philosophy for non-specialists, W.K.C Guthrie’s The Greek Philosophers offers us a brilliant insight into the hidden foundations of Greek philosophy – foundations that underpin Western…

    Paperback – 2012-09-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Classics

  • A History of the Roman World

    753 to 146 BC, 1st Edition

    By H. H. Scullard

    With a new foreword by Tim Cornell ‘Can anyone be so indifferent or idle as not to care to know by what means and under what kind of polity almost the whole inhabited world was conquered and bought under the dominion of a single city of Rome?’ – Polybius, Greek Historian The city of Rome created…

    Paperback – 2012-09-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Classics

  • Education and Learning in the Early Islamic World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Claude Gilliot

    Studying education and learning in the formative period of Islam is not immediately easy, since the sources for this are relatively late and frequently project backwards to the earlier period the assumptions and conditions of their own day. The studies in this volume have been selected for the…

    Hardback – 2012-08-22
    Routledge
    The Formation of the Classical Islamic World

  • The Ancient Greeks

    History and Culture from Archaic Times to the Death of Alexander, 1st Edition

    By Matthew Dillon, Lynda Garland

    The Ancient Greeks: History and Culture from Archaic Times to the Death of Alexander offers students a comprehensive introduction to the history and culture of the ancient Greek world for the period c.800-323 BC. It provides critical background to the key historical developments of the time: the…

    Paperback – 2012-07-30
    Routledge

  • Languages and Cultures of Eastern Christianity: Ethiopian

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alessandro Bausi

    This volume brings together a set of contributions, many appearing in English for the first time, together with a new introduction, covering the history of the Ethiopian Christian civilization in its formative period (300-1500 AD). Rooted in the late antique kingdom of Aksum (present day Northern…

    Hardback – 2012-06-20
    Routledge
    The Worlds of Eastern Christianity, 300-1500

  • The World of Parmenides

    Essays on the Presocratic Enlightenment, 1st Edition

    By Karl Sir Popper

    With a new foreword by Scott Austin 'I hope that these essays may illustrate the thesis that all history is or should be the history of problem situations, and that in following this principle we may further our understanding of the Presocratics and other thinkers of the past. The essays also try…

    Paperback – 2012-04-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Classics

  • The Articulation of Early Islamic State Structures

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fred M. Donner

    This volume reprints nineteen articles that deal with the formation of the first Islamic state under the 'rightly-guided' and Umayyad caliphs (632-750 CE). The articles (five of which originally appeared in languages other than English and are translated here) trace the crystallization of key…

    Hardback – 2012-02-28
    Routledge
    The Formation of the Classical Islamic World

  • An Introduction to the Bible

    1st Edition

    By J. W. Rogerson

    The Bible is one of the most influential and profound texts in human history - it is disturbing, unconventional, and never content with the world as it is. This classic introduction presents a concise and accessible guide to all aspects of biblical study: the nature and purpose of the Bible; how…

    Paperback – 2012-02-15
    Routledge

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