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  • The Gnostic World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Garry W. Trompf, Gunner B. Mikkelsen, Jay Johnston

    The Gnostic World is an outstanding guide to Gnosticism, written by a distinguished international team of experts to explore Gnostic movements from the distant past until today. These themes are examined across sixty-seven chapters in a variety of contexts, from the ancient pre-Christian to the…

    Hardback – 2018-10-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Worlds

  • Migration and Migrant Identities in the Near East from Antiquity to the Middle Ages

    1st Edition

    Edited by Justin Yoo, Andrea Zerbini, Caroline Barron

    This book brings together recent developments in modern migration theory, a wide range of sources, new and old tools revisited (from GIS to epigraphic studies, from stable isotope analysis to the study of literary sources) and case studies from the ancient eastern Mediterranean that illustrate how…

    Hardback – 2018-10-09
    Routledge

  • Geopolitics in Late Antiquity

    The Fate of Superpowers from China to Rome, 1st Edition

    By Hyun Jin Kim

    Geopolitics in Late Antiquity explores the geopolitical revolution which shook the foundations of the ancient world, the dawning of the millennium of Inner Asian dominance and virtual monopoly of world power (with interludes) that began with the rise of the Huns and then continued under the…

    Hardback – 2018-10-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ancient History

  • Latin Lyric and Elegiac Poetry

    An Anthology of New Translations, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Diane J. Rayor, William W. Batstone

    Latin Lyric and Elegiac Poetry, first published almost 25 years ago, offered students accurate and poetic translations of poems from the sudden flowering of lyric and elegy in Rome at the end of the Republic and in the first decades of the Augustan principate. Now updated in this second edition,…

    Paperback – 2018-10-02
    Routledge

  • Shoes, Slippers, and Sandals

    Feet and Footwear in Classical Antiquity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sadie Pickup, Sally Waite

    This edited volume groups research on the significance of ancient feet and footwear, much of which was presented, discussed and reviewed at the conference: Shoes, Slippers and Sandals: Feet and Footwear in Antiquity, held at Newcastle University and the Great North Museum from 29 June–1 July 2015.…

    Hardback – 2018-10-02
    Routledge

  • Christ the Tragedy of God

    A Theological Exploration of Tragedy, 1st Edition

    By Kevin Taylor

    Tragedy is a genre for exploring loss and suffering, and this book traces the vital areas where tragedy has shaped and been a resource for Christian theology. There is a history to the relationship of theology and tragedy; tragic literature has explored areas of theological interest, and is present…

    Hardback – 2018-10-02
    Routledge

  • Social and Economic Life in Byzantium

    1st Edition

    By Nicolas Oikonomides, Elizabeth Zachariadou

    Social and Economic Life in Byzantium is the third selection of papers by the late Nicolas Oikonomides to be published in the Variorum Collected Studies Series; a fourth, Society, Culture and Politics in Byzantium, will follow in 2005. The present volume is centred upon the period from the 9th to…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • History and Literature of Byzantium in the 9th–10th Centuries

    1st Edition

    By Athanasios Markopoulos

    The studies reprinted here deal with the Byzantine empire between the 9th and 11th centuries, with a focus on the period of the Macedonian dynasty, and include four translated into English for this volume. They reflect both historical and prosopographical concerns, but Professor Markopoulos's…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Early Islamic Art, 650–1100

    Constructing the Study of Islamic Art, Volume I, 1st Edition

    By Oleg Grabar

    Early Islamic Art, 650-1100 is the first in a set of four volumes of studies by Oleg Grabar. Between them they bring together more than eighty articles, studies and essays, work spanning half a century. Each volume takes a particular section of the topic, the three subsequent volumes being entitled…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Discovering Babylon

    1st Edition

    By Rannfrid Thelle

    This volume presents Babylon as it has been passed down through Western culture: through the Bible, classical texts, in Medieval travel accounts, and through depictions of the Tower motif in art. It then details the discovery of the material culture remains of Babylon from the middle of the 19th…

    Hardback – 2018-09-20
    Routledge
    Studies in the History of the Ancient Near East

  • Challenges of Mapping the Classical World

    1st Edition

    By Richard J.A. Talbert

    Challenges of Mapping the Classical World collects together in one volume fourteen varied items written by Richard Talbert over the past thirty years. They cohere around the theme of mapping the classical world since the nineteenth century. All were originally prompted by Talbert’s commission in…

    Hardback – 2018-09-19
    Routledge

  • Hellenism and Loss in the Work of Virginia Woolf

    1st Edition

    By Theodore Koulouris

    Taking up Virginia Woolf's fascination with Greek literature and culture, this book explores her engagement with the nineteenth-century phenomenon of British Hellenism and her transformation of that multifaceted socio-cultural and political reality into a particular textual aesthetic, which…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

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