Classical Studies Products

  • Beyond Orality

    Biblical Poetry on its Own Terms, 1st Edition

    By Jacqueline Vayntrub

    Central to understanding the prophecy and prayer of the Hebrew Bible are the unspoken assumptions that shaped them—their genres. Modern scholars describe these works as “poetry,” but there was no corresponding ancient Hebrew term or concept. Scholars also typically assume it began as “oral…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01
    Routledge
    The Ancient Word

  • On the Edge of Empires

    North Mesopotamia During the Roman Period (2nd – 4th c. CE), 1st Edition

    By Rocco Palermo

    On the Edge of Empires explores the mixed culture of North Mesopotamia in the Roman period. This volatile region at the eastern edge of the Roman world became during the imperial period the theater of confrontation for multiple political entities: Rome, Parthia, Sasanian Persia. Roman presence is…

    Hardback – 2019-02-22
    Routledge
    Studies in the History of the Ancient Near East

  • A History of Place in the Digital Age

    1st Edition

    By Stuart Dunn

    A History of Place in the Digital Age explores the history and impact of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and related digital mapping technologies in humanities research. Providing a historical and methodological discussion of place in the most important primary materials which make up the…

    Hardback – 2019-02-21
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Byzantium and the West

    Perception and Reality (11th-15th c.), 1st Edition

    Edited by Nikolaos Chrissis, Athina Kolia-Dermitzaki, Angeliki Papageorgiou

    The interaction between Byzantium and the Latin West was intimately connected to practically all the major events and developments which shaped the medieval world in the High and Late Middle Ages – for example, the rise of the ‘papal monarchy’, the launch of the Crusades, the expansion of…

    Hardback – 2019-02-21
    Routledge

  • Alexander the Great in the Roman Empire, 150 BC to AD 600

    1st Edition

    By Jaakkojuhani Peltonen

    The life of Alexander the Great began to be retold from the moment of his death. The Greco-Roman authors used these stories as exemplars in a variety of ways. This book is concerned with the various stories of Alexander and how they were used in antiquity to promote certain policies, religious…

    Hardback – 2019-02-21
    Routledge

  • Understanding Greek Warfare

    1st Edition

    By Matthew A. Sears

    Understanding Greek Warfare offers a wide-ranging survey of Greek warfare, from the Mycenaeans through to the Hellenistic kingdoms’ clashes with Rome. Each chapter provides an overview of a particular theme and historical period, and a detailed discussion of the relevant sources, both ancient and…

    Paperback – 2019-02-18
    Routledge
    Understanding the Ancient World

  • Cultures of Healing

    Medieval and After, 1st Edition

    By Peregrine Horden

    This volume brings together for the first time an updated collection of articles exploring poverty, poor relief, illness, and health care as they intersected in Western Europe, the Mediterranean and the Middle East, during a ‘long’ Middle Ages. It offers a thorough and wide-ranging investigation…

    Hardback – 2019-02-15
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • The Routledge History Handbook of Medieval Revolt

    1st Edition

    Edited by Justine Firnhaber-Baker, Dirk Schoenaers

    The Routledge History Handbook of Medieval Revolt charts the history of medieval rebellion from Spain to Bohemia and from Italy to England, and includes chapters spanning the centuries between Imperial Rome and the Reformation. Drawing together an international group of leading scholars, chapters…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge History Handbooks

  • Becoming a Woman and Mother in Greco-Roman Egypt

    Women’s Bodies, Society and Domestic Space, 1st Edition

    By Ada Nifosi

    How did Greco-Roman Egyptian society perceive women’s bodies and how did it acknowledge women’s reproductive functions? Detailing women’s lives in Greco-Roman Egypt this monograph examines understudied aspects of women's lives such as their coming of age, social and religious taboos of menstruation…

    Hardback – 2019-02-05
    Routledge
    Medicine and the Body in Antiquity

  • Aural Architecture in Byzantium: Music, Acoustics, and Ritual

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bissera Pentcheva

    Emerging from the challenge to reconstruct sonic and spatial experiences of the deep past, this multidisciplinary collection of ten essays explores the intersection of liturgy, acoustics, and art in the churches of Constantinople, Jerusalem, Rome and Armenia, and reflects on the role digital…

    Paperback – 2019-02-05
    Routledge

  • Revival: The Common People of Ancient Rome (1911)

    Studies of Roman Life and Literature, 1st Edition

    By Frank Frost Abbott

    This book, like the volume on "Society and Politics in Ancient Rome," deals with the life of the common people, with their language and literature, their occupations and amusements, and with their social, political, and economic conditions. We are interested in the common people of Rome because…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Damascus

    A History, 2nd Edition

    By Ross Burns

    Damascus, first published in 2005, was the first account in English of the history of the city, bringing out the crucial role it has played at many points in the region’s past. It traces the story of this colourful, significant and complex city through its physical development, from the its…

    Paperback – 2019-02-01
    Routledge
    Cities of the Ancient World

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