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  • Thinking the Greeks

    A Volume in Honor of James M. Redfield, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bruce M. King, Lillian Doherty

    This volume, from an international and interdisciplinary cohort of scholars, offers independent-minded essays about central Greek texts and about the relation of social theory and comparative method to the study of archaic and classical Greek literature. It is in honour of James M. Redfield, whose…

    Hardback – 2018-08-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Artemis

    1st Edition

    By Stephanie Lynn Budin

    Artemis is a literary, iconographic, and archaeological study of the ancient Greek goddess of the hunt, who presided over the transitions and mediations between the wild and the civilized, youth and maturity, life and death. Beginning with a study of the early origins of Artemis and her cult in the…

    Paperback – 2018-07-31
    Routledge

  • Farmers and Agriculture in the Roman Economy

    1st Edition

    By David B. Hollander

    Often viewed as self-sufficient, Roman farmers actually depended on markets to supply them with a wide range of goods and services, from metal tools to medical expertise. However, the nature, extent, and implications of their market interactions remain unclear. This monograph uses literary and…

    Hardback – 2018-07-30
    Routledge

  • The Babylonian Astronomical Compendium MUL.APIN

    1st Edition

    By Hermann Hunger, John Steele

    MUL.APIN, written sometime before the 8th century BC, was the most widely copied astronomical text in ancient Mesopotamia: a compendium including information such as star lists, descriptions of planetary phases, mathematical schemes for the length of day and night, a discussion of the luni-solar…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Routledge
    Scientific Writings from the Ancient and Medieval World

  • Intellectual and Empire in Greco-Roman Antiquity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Philip R. Bosman

    This volume deals with the interaction between public intellectuals of the late Hellenistic and Roman era, and the powerful individuals with whom they came into contact. How did they negotiate power and its abuses? How did they manage to retain a critical distance from the people they depended upon…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Routledge

  • Revealing the History of Ancient Palestine

    Changing Perspectives 8, 1st Edition

    By Keith W. Whitelam

    This volume is part of the Changing Perspectives sub-series, which is constituted by anthologies of articles by world-renowned biblical scholars and historians that have made an impact on the field and changed its course during the last decades. This volume offers a collection of seminal essays by…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Routledge
    Copenhagen International Seminar

  • Clerical Continence in Twelfth-Century England and Byzantium

    Property, Family, and Purity, 1st Edition

    By Maroula Perisanidi

    Why did the medieval West condemn clerical marriage as an abomination while the Byzantine Church affirmed its sanctifying nature? This book brings together ecclesiastical, legal, social, and cultural history in order to examine how Byzantine and Western medieval ecclesiastics made sense of their…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Routledge

  • L. Munatius Plancus

    Serving and Surviving in the Roman Revolution, 2nd Edition

    By Thomas H. Watkins

    This volume examines the life and career of L. Munatius Plancus, and through him, explores the tumultuous final years of the Roman Republic. Plancus had very active and lengthy political career, from his initial appearance on the staff of Julius Caesar in Gaul in 54BC at least through the…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Ancient Biographies

  • Routledge Library Editions: Socrates

    1st Edition

    By Various

    This five-volume set of previously out-of-print titles reissues some key works on Socrates, examining the man, his philosophy and the debates surrounding it, and his influence. With a mixture of newer and older books, this collection encompasses a wide spectrum of scholarship.…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Socrates

  • The Sorrows of Mattidia

    A New Translation and Commentary, 1st Edition

    By Curtis Hutt

    This volume offers a new translation of the Pseudo-Clementine family narrative here known as The Sorrows of Mattidia. It contains a full introduction which explores the obscured origins of the text, the plot, and main characters, and engages in a comparison of the portrayal of pagan, Jewish, and…

    Hardback – 2018-07-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Classical Translations

  • Ancient Egypt

    Anatomy of a Civilization, 3rd Edition

    By Barry J. Kemp

    This fully revised and updated third edition of the bestselling Ancient Egypt seeks to identify what gave ancient Egypt its distinctive and enduring characteristics, ranging across material culture, the mindset of its people, and social and economic factors. In this volume, Barry J. Kemp…

    Paperback – 2018-06-18
    Routledge

  • Rethinking ‘Authority’ in Late Antiquity

    Authorship, Law, and Transmission in Jewish and Christian Tradition, 1st Edition

    Edited by A.J. Berkovitz, Mark Letteney

    The historian’s task involves unmasking the systems of power that underlie our sources. A historian must not only analyze the content and context of ancient sources, but also the structures of power, authority, and political contingency that account for their transmission, preservation, and…

    Hardback – 2018-06-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

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