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  • The Religious Figural Imagery of Byzantine Lead Seals II

    Studies on Images of the Saints and on Personal Piety, 1st Edition

    By John A. Cotsonis

    The articles republished in this volume are ground-breaking studies that employ a large body of religious figural imagery of Byzantine lead seals ranging from the 6th to the 15th century. A number of the studies present tables, charts and graphs in their analysis of iconographic trends and changing…

    Hardback – 2020-03-03 
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Musaeus' Hero and Leander

    Translation, Introduction, and Commentary, 1st Edition

    By Silvia Montiglio

    This book offers a new English translation of Musaeus' poem Hero and Leander, with the original Greek on the facing page, a substantial introduction and a detailed commentary. The tragic romance of Hero and Leander has had and still has a great appeal, inspiring countless writers, painters,…

    Hardback – 2020-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Classical Translations

  • Intertextuality in Seneca’s Philosophical Writings

    1st Edition

    Edited by Myrto Garani, Andreas N. Michalopoulos, Sophia Papaioannou

    This volume is the first systematic study of Seneca’s interaction with earlier literature of a variety of genres and traditions. It examines this interaction and engagement in his prose works, offering interpretative readings that are at once groundbreaking and stimulating to further study.…

    Hardback – 2020-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Homicide in the Attic Orators

    Rhetoric, Ideology, and Context, 1st Edition

    By Christine Plastow

    This study identifies specific features in the legal procedure and social perception of homicide in Athens in the time of the orators, and examines how these features affected and were represented and utilised in forensic rhetoric. The socially transgressive nature of the crime in Athens resulted…

    Hardback – 2020-02-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Rome, Parthia, and the Politics of Peace

    The Origins of War in the Ancient Middle East, 1st Edition

    By Jason M. Schlude

    This volume offers an informed survey of the problematic relationship between the ancient empires of Rome and Parthia from c.96/95 BCE to 224 CE. Schlude explores the rhythms of this relationship and invites its readers to reconsider the past and our relationship with it. Some have looked to this…

    Hardback – 2020-02-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ancient History

  • Crusaders, Cathars and the Holy Places

    1st Edition

    By Bernard Hamilton

    First published in 1999, this volume emerged as part of the Collected Studies series and features studies authored by Bernard Hamilton over a period of twenty years, all of which deal with relations between Western Europe and the neighbouring civilizations in the Eastern Mediterranean during the…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Pilgrims’ Castle (‘Atlit), David’s Tower (Jerusalem) and Qal‘at ar-Rabad (‘Ajlun)

    Three Middle Eastern Castles from the Time of the Crusades, 1st Edition

    By C.N. Johns, Denys Pringle

    First published in 1997, this collection includes papers on Crusader-era architecture in Palestine with a focus on ‘Atlit, the castle of ‘Ajlun and on the Citadel of Jerusalem, both the papers and sites of which have previously been difficult to access. The volume is presented partly to repair the…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Ethnicity and Identity in Herodotus

    1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas Figueira, Carmen Soares

    Herodotus is the epochal authority who inaugurated the European and Western consciousness of collective identity, whether in an awareness of other societies and of the nature of cultural variation itself or in the fashioning of Greek self-awareness - and necessarily that of later civilizations…

    Hardback – 2020-01-24 
    Routledge

  • Ishtar

    1st Edition

    By Louise M. Pryke

    Ishtar is the first book dedicated to providing an accessible analysis of the mythology and image of this complex goddess. The polarity of her nature is reflected in her role as goddess of sexual love and war, and has made her difficult to characterise in modern scholarship. By exploring this…

    Paperback – 2020-01-24 
    Routledge

  • Achilles

    1st Edition

    By Marta González González

    Achilles is the quintessential Greek hero, but that does not mean that he is a conventional hero. His uniqueness is dictated by his birth, as the son of a sea goddess, and his education at the hands of a centaur. The hero’s exceptional nature also forms part of the tension that both unites and…

    Paperback – 2020-01-24 
    Routledge
    Gods and Heroes of the Ancient World

  • Passion, Persecution, and Epiphany in Early Jewish Literature

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nicholas Peter Legh Allen, Pierre J. Jordaan, József Zsengellér

    This volume examines Jewish literature produced from c. 700 B.C.E. to c. 200 C.E. from a socio-theological perspective. In this context, it offers a scholarly attempt to understand how the ancient Jewish psyche dealt with times of extreme turmoil and how Jewish theology altered to meet the…

    Hardback – 2020-01-23 
    Routledge

  • Critical Theory and the Classical World

    1st Edition

    By Martyn Hudson

    This book radically re-examines Europe’s imaginaries of its origin in the ancient Greek world. Extracting central concepts of critical theory in its widest sense - beyond the Frankfurt School - like the human, force, spirit and domination, it allies them to characters, mythologies and motifs in…

    Paperback – 2020-01-17 
    Routledge
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

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