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  • 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

  • The Gaṇitatilaka and its Commentary

    Two Medieval Sanskrit Mathematical Texts, 1st Edition

    By Alessandra Petrocchi

    The Gaṇitatilaka and its Commentary: Two Medieval Sanskrit Mathematical Texts presents the first English annotated translation and analysis of the Gaṇitatilaka by Śrīpati and its Sanskrit commentary by the Jaina monk Siṃhatilakasūri (13th century CE). Siṃhatilakasūri’s commentary upon the…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    Scientific Writings from the Ancient and Medieval World

  • A Cultural History of Bathing in Late Antiquity and Early Byzantium

    1st Edition

    By Michal Zytka

    This book discusses social, religious and medical attitudes towards bathing in Late Antiquity. It examines the place of bathing in late Roman and early Byzantine society as seen in the literary, historical, and documentary sources from the late antique period. The author argues that bathing became…

    Hardback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Key to Latin Hexameter Verse

    An Aid to Composition, 1st Edition

    By S. E. Winbolt

    Originally published in 1903.…

    Hardback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Gilgamesh

    1st Edition

    By Louise M. Pryke

    Gilgamesh focuses on the eponymous hero of the world’s oldest epic and his legendary adventures. However, it also goes further and examines the significance of the story’s Ancient Near Eastern context, and what it tells us about notions of kingship, animality, and the natures of mortality and…

    Hardback – 2019-03-19
    Routledge
    Gods and Heroes of the Ancient World

  • Late Byzantium Reconsidered

    The Arts of the Palaiologan Era in the Mediterranean, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrea Mattiello, Maria Alessia Rossi

    Late Byzantium Reconsidered offers a unique collection of essays analysing the artistic achievements of Mediterranean centres linked to the Byzantine Empire between 1261, when the Palaiologan dynasty re-conquered Constantinople, and the decades after 1453, when the Ottomans took the city, marking…

    Hardback – 2019-03-19
    Routledge

  • Combined Arms Warfare in Ancient Greece

    From Homer to Alexander the Great and his Successors, 1st Edition

    By Graham Wrightson

    Combined Arms Warfare in Ancient Greece examines the timelines of military developments that led from the hoplite-based armies of the ancient Greeks to the hugely successful and multi-faceted armies of Philip II, Alexander the Great, and his Successors. It concentrates on the introduction and…

    Hardback – 2019-03-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Politics through the Iliad and the Odyssey

    Hobbes writes Homer, 1st Edition

    By Andrea Catanzaro

    Facing censorship and being confined to the fringes of the political debate of his time, Thomas Hobbes turned his attention to translating Homer’s Iliad and the Odyssey from Greek into English. Many have not considered enough the usefulness of these translations. In this book, Andrea Catanzaro…

    Hardback – 2019-03-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Aristotle and Early Christian Thought

    1st Edition

    By Mark Edwards

    In studies of early Christian thought, ‘philosophy’ is often a synonym for ‘Platonism’, or at most for ‘Platonism and Stoicism’. Nevertheless, it was Aristotle who, from the sixth century AD to the Italian Renaissance, was the dominant Greek voice in Christian, Muslim and Jewish philosophy.…

    Hardback – 2019-03-08
    Routledge
    Studies in Philosophy and Theology in Late Antiquity

  • The Emperor in the Byzantine World

    Papers from the Forty-Seventh Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shaun Tougher

    The subject of the emperor in the Byzantine world may seem likely to be a well-studied topic but there is no book devoted to the emperor in general covering the span of the Byzantine empire. Of course there are studies on individual emperors, dynasties and aspects of the imperial office/role, but…

    Hardback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Publications of the Society for the Promotion of Byzantine Studies

  • Politics and Philosophy in Plato's Menexenus

    1st Edition

    By Nickolas Pappas, Mark Zelcer

    Menexenus is one of the least studied among Plato's works, mostly because of the puzzling nature of the text, which has led many scholars either to reject the dialogue as spurious or to consider it as a mocking parody of Athenian funeral rhetoric. In this book, Pappas and Zelcer provide a…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge

  • Ecclesiastes and the Riddle of Authorship

    1st Edition

    By Thomas M. Bolin

    In Ecclesiastes, the authorial voice of Qohelet presents an identity that has challenged readers for centuries. This book offers a reception history of the different ways readers have constructed Qohelet as an author. Previous reception histories of Ecclesiastes group readings into "premodern" and…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge

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