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  • The Extramercantile Economies of Greek and Roman Cities

    New Perspectives on the Economic History of Classical Antiquity, 1st Edition

    Edited by David B. Hollander, Thomas R. Blanton IV, John T. Fitzgerald

    Recent work on the ancient economy has tended to concentrate on market exchange, but other forces also caused goods to change hands. Such nonmarket transfers ranged from small private gifts to the wholesale confiscation of cities, lands, and their peoples. The papers presented in this volume…

    Hardback – 2019-04-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Renaissance Porticoes and Painted Pergolas

    Nature and Culture in Early Modern Italy, 1st Edition

    By Natsumi Nonaka

    This book is the first study of the portico and its decorative program as a cultural phenomenon in Renaissance Italy. Focusing on a largely neglected group of porticoes decorated with painted pergolas that appeared in Rome and environs in the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries, it tells the…

    Paperback – 2019-04-18
    Routledge

  • hThe Poetry of Thought in Late Antiquity

    Essays in Imagination and Religion, 1st Edition

    By Patricia Cox Miller

    This title was first published in 2001. These collected essays by Patricia Cox Miller identify new possibilities of meaning in the study of religion in late antiquity. The book addresses the topic of the imaginative mindset of late ancient authors from a variety of Greco-Roman religious traditions.…

    Hardback – 2019-04-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Waltharius and Ruodlieb

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dennis Kratz

    Published in 1984: The Waltharius and Ruodlieb are considered by many scholars to be among the finest works of medieval Latin literature. Both the Waltharius, composed by an anonymous eleventh-century poet from Southern Germany, are heroic narratives that provide examples of the creative…

    Hardback – 2019-04-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • In Search of First-Century Christianity

    1st Edition

    By Joe E. Barnhart, Linda T. Kraeger

    Originally pulished in 2000, In Search of First Century Christianity contends that Christianity in the first century had no founder but rather evolved as a convergence of many forces: political disillusionment, cultural mutations, religious and theological motifs, psychosocial losses and new…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Herodicus the Cratetean

    A Study in Anti-Platonic Tradition, 1st Edition

    By Ingemar During

    Originally published in 1941.  Herodicus was a Greek physician of the fifth century BC, and a native of Selymbria. The first use of therapeutic exercise for the treatment of disease and maintenance of health is credited to him, and he is believed to have been one of the tutors of Hippocates.…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Hospitals and Healing from Antiquity to the Later Middle Ages

    1st Edition

    By Peregrine Horden

    The first part of this collection brings together a selection of Peregrine Horden's papers on the history of hospitals and related institutions of welfare provision from their origins in Late Antiquity to their medieval flourishing in Byzantium and the Islamic lands as well as in western Europe.…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Power Couples in Antiquity

    Transversal Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anne Bielman Sánchez

    Everyone can name a couple made up of famous, rich, or powerful partners, who cultivate a joint media image which is stronger than either of their individual identities. Since the 1980s they have been known as "power couples". Yet while the term is recent, the concept is not. More than 2,000…

    Hardback – 2019-04-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Children in the Bible and the Ancient World

    Comparative and Historical Methods in Reading Ancient Children, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shawn W. Flynn

    The topic of children in the Bible has long been under-represented, but this has recently changed with the development of childhood studies in broader fields, and the work of several dedicated scholars. While many reading methods are employed in this emerging field, comparative work with children…

    Hardback – 2019-04-10
    Routledge
    Studies in the History of the Ancient Near East

  • Sicily and the Mediterranean in the Middle Ages

    1st Edition

    By Hiroshi Takayama

    This book is a collection of milestone articles of a leading scholar in the study of the Norman Kingdom of Sicily, a crossroads of Latin-Christian, Greek-Byzantine, and Arab-Islamic cultures and one of the most fascinating but also one of the most neglected kingdoms in the medieval world. Some of…

    Hardback – 2019-04-05
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Roman Domestic Medical Practice in Central Italy

    From the Middle Republic to the Early Empire, 1st Edition

    By Jane Draycott

    Roman Domestic Medical Practice in Central Italy examines the roles that the home, the garden and the members of the household (freeborn, freed and slave) played in the acquisition and maintenance of good physical and mental health and well-being. Focussing on the period from the middle Republic to…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    Medicine and the Body in Antiquity

  • Revival: Egyptian Antiquities in the Nile Valley (1932)

    A Descriptive Handbook, 1st Edition

    By James Baikie

    This book is confined to offering a description of objects of Egyptian architecture and art in the larger sense; though occasionally the importance of some exceptionally notable smaller specimen of art or craftsmanship may warrant its inclusion.…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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