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  • Introduction to Byzantium, 602–1453

    1st Edition

    By Jonathan Harris

    Introduction to Byzantium, 602-1453 provides students with an accessible guide to medieval Byzantium. Beginning with the near collapse of Byzantium in the seventh century, the book traces its survival and development through to its absorption by the Ottoman Empire. As well having an overall…

    Paperback – 2020-04-13 
    Routledge

  • Rome, Persia, and Arabia

    Shaping the Middle East from Pompey to Muhammad, 1st Edition

    By Greg Fisher

    Rome, Persia, and Arabia traces the enormous impact that the Great Powers of antiquity exerted on Arabia and the Arabs, between the arrival of Roman forces in the Middle East in 63 BC and the death of the Prophet Muhammad in AD 632. Richly illustrated and covering a vast area from the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-13
    Routledge

  • Ancient Fairy and Folk Tales

    An Anthology, 1st Edition

    By Graham Anderson

    This anthology explores the multitude of evidence for recognisable fairy tales drawn from sources in the much older cultures of the ancient world, appearing much earlier than the 17th century where awareness of most fairy tales tends to begin. It presents versions of Cinderella, The Emperor’s New…

    Paperback – 2019-11-07
    Routledge

  • Greek and Roman Technology

    A Sourcebook of Translated Greek and Roman Texts, 2nd Edition

    By Andrew N. Sherwood, Milorad Nikolic, John W. Humphrey, John P. Oleson

    In this new edition of Greek and Roman Technology, the authors translate and annotate key passages from ancient texts to provide a history and analysis of the origins and development of technology in the classical world. Sherwood and Nikolic, with Humphrey and Oleson, provide a comprehensive and…

    Paperback – 2019-11-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World

  • The Old Testament

    A Concise Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Brent A. Strawn

    This concise volume introduces readers to the three main sections of the Hebrew Bible (Tanakh) and to the biblical books found in each. It is organized around two primary "stories": the story that scholars tell about the Old Testament and the story the literature itself tells. Concluding with a…

    Paperback – 2019-10-14
    Routledge

  • Philosophic Classics: Ancient Philosophy, Volume I

    7th Edition

    Edited by Forrest E. Baird

    This seventh edition of Philosophic Classics, Volume I: Ancient Philosophy includes essential writings of the most important Greek philosophers, along with selections from some of their Roman followers. In updating this edition, editor Forrest E. Baird has continued to follow the same…

    Paperback – 2019-06-17
    Routledge
    Philosophic Classics

  • Islamic and Comparative Religious Studies

    Selected Writings, 1st Edition

    By William A. Graham

    William A Graham, a leading international scholar in the field of Islamic Studies, gathers together his selected writings under three sections: 1.History and Interpretation of Islamic Religion; 2.The Qur'an as Scripture, and 3. Scripture in the History of Religion. Each section opens with a new…

    Paperback – 2019-06-12
    Routledge
    Ashgate Contemporary Thinkers on Religion: Collected Works

  • 'There's such Divinity doth Hedge a King'

    Selected Essays of Nicolas Wyatt on Royal Ideology in Ugaritic and Old Testament Literature, 1st Edition

    By Nicolas Wyatt

    The ideology of power is as much a part of modern life as in the ancient world, in which it has its long-lasting roots. Communities have always provided a supernatural sanction for the maintenance of power by the few, often dressing it up in elaborate mythic fictions, rich iconography and complex…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Society for Old Testament Study

  • Thiselton on Hermeneutics

    The Collected Works and New Essays of Anthony Thiselton, 1st Edition

    By Anthony C. Thiselton

    Hermeneutics is an interdisciplinary study of how we interpret texts, especially biblical texts, in the light of theories of understanding in philosophy, meaning in literary theory, and of theology. This volume brings together the seminal thought of a leading contemporary pioneer in this field.…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Ashgate Contemporary Thinkers on Religion: Collected Works

  • Samuel at the Threshold

    Selected Works of Graeme Auld, 1st Edition

    By Graeme Auld

    In this book, Graeme Auld brings together his work relating to Samuel and the Former Prophets in an invaluable single volume. Including 'Prophets through the Looking Glass', which has been described as marking a paradigm shift in our thinking about the Bible's 'writing prophets', and which led the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Society for Old Testament Study

  • An Introduction to the Ancient World

    3rd Edition

    By Lukas de Blois, R.J. van der Spek

    An Introduction to the Ancient World offers a thorough survey of the history of the ancient Near East, Greece and Rome. Covering the social, political, economic and cultural processes that have influenced later western and Near Eastern civilisations, this volume considers subjects such as the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-07
    Routledge

  • A History of the Roman People

    7th Edition

    By Celia E. Schultz, Allen M. Ward, F. M. Heichelheim, C. A. Yeo

    A History of the Roman People offers students a comprehensive, up-to-date, readable introduction to the whole span of Roman history. Richly illustrated, this fully updated volume takes readers through the mists of Roman prehistory and a survey of the peoples of pre-Roman Italy to a balanced,…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13
    Routledge

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