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  • Doctrine and Debate in the East Christian World, 300–1500

    1st Edition

    Edited by Averil Cameron, Robert Hoyland

    The reign of Constantine (306-37), the starting point for the series in which this volume appears, saw Christianity begin its journey from being just one of a number of competing cults to being the official religion of the Roman/Byzantine Empire. The involvement of emperors had the, perhaps…

    Hardback – 2011-12-28
    The Worlds of Eastern Christianity, 300-1500

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Byzantine Hagiography

    Volume I: Periods and Places, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephanos Efthymiadis

    For an entire millennium, Byzantine hagiography, inspired by the veneration of many saints, exhibited literary dynamism and a capacity to vary its basic forms. The subgenres into which it branched out after its remarkable start in the fourth century underwent alternating phases of development and…

    Hardback – 2011-12-02

  • Herakles

    1st Edition

    By Emma Stafford

    There is more material available on Herakles than any other Greek god or hero. His story has many more episodes than those of other heroes, concerning his life and death as well as his battles with myriad monsters and other opponents. In literature, he appears in our earliest Greek epic…

    Paperback – 2011-11-28
    Gods and Heroes of the Ancient World

  • Ancient Philosophy

    A Contemporary Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Shields

    In this re-titled and substantially revised update of his Classical Philosophy (2003), Christopher Shields expands his coverage to include the Hellenistic era, and now offers an introduction to more than 1,000 years of ancient philosophy.  From Thales and other Pre-Socratics through Socrates,…

    Paperback – 2011-11-23
    Routledge Contemporary Introductions to Philosophy

  • Alexander the Great

    A Reader, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Ian Worthington

    This exciting new edition is an indispensable guide for undergraduates to the study of Alexander the Great, showing the problems of the ancient source material, and making it clear that there is no single approach to be taken.The twelve thematic chapters contain a broad selection of the most…

    Paperback – 2011-11-18

  • The Roman World 44 BC-AD 180

    2nd Edition

    By Martin Goodman

    The Roman World 44 BC – AD 180 deals with the transformation of the Mediterranean regions, northern Europe and the Near East by the military autocrats who ruled Rome during this period. The book traces the impact of imperial politics on life in the city of Rome itself and in the rest of the empire,…

    Paperback – 2011-11-10
    The Routledge History of the Ancient World

  • Trials from Classical Athens

    2nd Edition

    By Christopher Carey

    The ancient Athenian legal system is both excitingly familiar and disturbingly alien to the modern reader. It functions within a democracy which shares many of our core values but operates in a disconcertingly different way. Trials from Classical Athens assembles a number of surviving speeches…

    Paperback – 2011-10-31
    Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World

  • The Mediterranean World in Late Antiquity

    AD 395-700, 2nd Edition

    By Averil Cameron

    This thoroughly revised and expanded edition of The Mediterranean World in Late Antiquity, now covering the period 395-700 AD, provides both a detailed introduction to late antiquity and a direct challenge to conventional views of the end of the Roman empire. Leading scholar Averil Cameron focuses…

    Paperback – 2011-09-13
    The Routledge History of the Ancient World

  • Classical Literature

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Neil Croally, Roy Hyde

    Classical Literature: An Introduction provides a series of essays on all the major authors of Greek and Latin literature, as well as on a number of writers less often read. An introductory chapter provides information on important general topics, such as poetic metres, patronage and symposia. The…

    Paperback – 2011-05-10
    Aspects of Classical Civilization

  • Greek Tragedy

    1st Edition

    By H.D.F. Kitto

    'Two things give Kitto's classic book its enduring freshness: he pioneered the approach to Greek drama through internal artistry and thematic form, and he always wrote in lively and readable English.' - Oliver Taplin, University of Oxford, UK Why did Aeschylus characterize differently from…

    Paperback – 2011-03-23
    Routledge Classics

  • Ancient Cities

    The Archaeology of Urban Life in the Ancient Near East and Egypt, Greece and Rome, 2nd Edition

    By Charles Gates

    Ancient Cities surveys the cities of the Ancient Near East, Egypt, and the Greek and Roman worlds from the perspectives of archaeology and architectural history, bringing to life the physical world of ancient city dwellers by concentrating on evidence recovered from archaeological excavations.…

    Paperback – 2011-03-17

  • The Greek World 479-323 BC

    4th Edition

    By Simon Hornblower

    The Greek World 479-323 BC has been an indispensable guide to classical Greek history since its first publication nearly thirty years ago. Now Simon Hornblower has comprehensively revised and partly rewritten his original text, bringing it up-to-date for yet another generation of readers. In…

    Paperback – 2011-01-28
    The Routledge History of the Ancient World

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