Classical Studies Products

  • Church Law and Church Order in Rome and Byzantium

    A Comparative Study, 1st Edition

    By Clarence Gallagher

    This book presents a comparative study of church order in the East and West of the Christian world. It deals with the development of canon law from the 6th century, the time of Dionysius Exiguus and John Scholastikos, up to the period of Balsamon and Gratian. While the focus is upon Rome and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge
    Birmingham Byzantine and Ottoman Studies

  • Picturing the Lame in Italian Art from Antiquity to the Modern Era

    1st Edition

    By Livio Pestilli

    The presence of the orthopedically impaired body in art is so pervasive that, paradoxically, it has failed to attract the attention of most art historians. In Picturing the Lame in Italian Art from Antiquity to the Modern Era, Livio Pestilli investigates the changing meaning that images of…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge

  • Sallust's Histories and Triumviral Historiography

    Confronting the End of History, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer Gerrish

    Sallust’s Histories and Triumviral Historiography explores the historiographical innovations of the first century Roman historian Sallust, focusing on the fragmentary Histories, an account of the turbulent years after the death of the dictator Sulla. The Histories were written during the violent…

    Hardback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ancient History

  • Sport and Identity in Ancient Greece

    1st Edition

    By Zinon Papakonstantinou

    From the eighth century BCE to the late third century CE, Greeks trained in sport and competed in periodic contests that generated enormous popular interest. As a result, sport was an ideal vehicle for the construction of a plurality of identities along the lines of ethnic origin, civic affiliation…

    Hardback – 2019-05-13
    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

  • When the Soul Remembers Itself

    Ancient Greece, Modern Psyche, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas Singer, Jules Cashford, Craig San Roque

    Do the ancient Greek poets, playwrights, philosophers and mythologies have anything to say to modern human beings? Is their time finished, or do their insights have as much relevance to the human condition as they did 2,500 years ago? When the Soul Remembers Itself continues the exploration of…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07
    Routledge

  • The Bible, Homer, and the Search for Meaning in Ancient Myths

    Why We Would Be Better Off With Homer’s Gods, 1st Edition

    By John Heath

    The Bible, Homer, and the Search for Meaning in Ancient Myths explores and compares the most influential sets of divine myths in Western culture: the Homeric pantheon and Yahweh, the God of the Old Testament. Heath argues that not only does the God of the Old Testament bear a striking resemblance…

    Hardback – 2019-05-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Geneses

    A Comparative Study of the Historiographies of the Rise of Christianity, Rabbinic Judaism, and Islam, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Tolan

    What is a religion? How do we discern the boundaries between religions, or religious communities? When does Judaism become Judaism, Christianity become Christianity, Islam become Islam? Scholars have increasingly called into question the standard narratives created by the various orthodoxies,…

    Hardback – 2019-05-02
    Routledge

  • The Seven Ancient Wonders in the Early Modern World

    1st Edition

    By Inmaculada Rodríguez-Moya, Víctor Mínguez

    This monograph is a study of the artistic production that formed part of the various lists of the Seven Wonders that lasted beyond Antiquity and were recovered during the Renaissance and Baroque periods. The study focuses in depth on the way they were evoked in modern artistic culture and the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-01
    Routledge

  • Maecenas

    1st Edition

    By Peter Mountford

    While much has been written of the importance of Agrippa in Augustus’ rise to power as the first emperor of Rome, Maecenas remains a shadowy figure despite being a vital part in the success of Augustus. After the assassination of Julius Caesar, Maecenas was a vital negotiator between Octavian…

    Hardback – 2019-04-25
    Routledge

  • Classic Essays in Biblical History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Frederick E. Greenspahn, Peter Machinist

    This volume brings together essays by leading scholars from North America, Europe, and Israel who have drawn on literary analysis of the biblical text as well as archaeology, anthropology, and sociology to make significant contributions to our understanding of the history and religion of ancient…

    Hardback – 2019-04-24
    Routledge
    Classic Essays in Jewish History

  • Water and Urbanism in Roman Britain

    Hybridity and Identity, 1st Edition

    By Jay Ingate

    The establishment of large-scale water infrastructure is a defining aspect of the process of urbanisation. In places like Britain, the Roman period represents the first introduction of features that can be recognised and paralleled to our modern water networks. Writers have regularly cast these…

    Hardback – 2019-04-18
    Routledge
    Studies in Roman Space and Urbanism

42Series in Classical Studies

Product Search