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  • The Routledge Handbook of Early Christian Art

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robin M. Jensen, Mark D. Ellison

    The Routledge Handbook of Early Christian Art surveys a broad spectrum of Christian art produced from the late second to the sixth centuries. The first part of the book opens with a general survey of the subject and then presents fifteen essays that discuss specific media of visual art—catacomb…

    Hardback – 2018-06-07
    Routledge

  • Torture and Truth (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Page duBois

    First published in 1991, this book — through the examination of ancient Greek literary, philosophical and legal texts — analyses how the Athenian torture of slaves emerged from and reinforced the concept of truth as something hidden in the human body. It discusses the tradition of…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge

  • Money, Currency and Crisis

    In Search of Trust, 2000 BC to AD 2000, 1st Edition

    Edited by R.J. van der Spek, Bas van Leeuwen

    Money is a core feature in all discussions of economic crisis, as is clear from the debates about the responses of the European Central Bank and the Federal Reserve Bank of the United States to the 2008 economic crisis. This volume explores the role of money in economic performance, and focuses on…

    Hardback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Economic History

  • Between Jews and Heretics

    Refiguring Justin Martyr’s Dialogue with Trypho, 1st Edition

    By Matthijs den Dulk

    Justin Martyr’s Dialogue with Trypho is the oldest preserved literary dialogue between a Jew and a Christian and a key text for understanding the development of early Judaism and Christianity. In Between Jews and Heretics, Matthijs den Dulk argues that whereas scholarship has routinely cast this…

    Hardback – 2018-05-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Early Christian World

  • Revelation, Scripture and Church

    Theological Hermeneutic Thought of James Barr, Paul Ricoeur and Hans Frei, 1st Edition

    By Richard R. Topping

    How does God's involvement with the generation of Holy Scripture and its use in the life of the Christian church figure into the human work of Scripture interpretation? This is the central question that this book seeks to address. In critical conversation with the influential hermeneutic programs…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge

  • The Cult of St Anna in Byzantium

    1st Edition

    By Eirini Panou

    The Cult of St Anna in Byzantium is the first undertaking in Byzantine research to study the phenomenon of St Anna’s cult from the sixth to the fifteenth centuries. It was prompted by the need to enrich our knowledge of a female saint who had already been studied in the West but remained virtually…

    Hardback – 2018-05-10
    Routledge
    Birmingham Byzantine and Ottoman Studies

  • Theophrastus' Characters

    A New Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Sonia Pertsinidis

    This book presents an introduction to the Characters, a collection of thirty amusing descriptions of character types who lived in Athens in the fourth century BCE. The author of the work, Theophrastus, was Aristotle's colleague, his immediate successor and head of his philosophical school for…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Classical Studies

  • Landscapes of Dread in Classical Antiquity

    Negative Emotion in Natural and Constructed Spaces, 1st Edition

    Edited by Debbie Felton

    Over the last two decades, research in cultural geography and landscape studies has influenced many humanities fields, including Classics, and has increasingly drawn our attention to the importance of spaces and their contexts, both geographical and social: how spaces are described by language,…

    Hardback – 2018-04-26
    Routledge

  • The Christian Epigraphy of Egypt and Nubia

    1st Edition

    By Jacques van der Vliet

    Collected Studies CS1070 The present book collects 31 articles that Jacques van der Vliet, a leading scholar in the field of Coptic Studies (Leiden University / Radboud University, Nijmegen), has published since 1999 on Christian inscriptions from Egypt and Nubia. These inscriptions are dated…

    Hardback – 2018-04-26
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Striking Images, Iconoclasms Past and Present

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stacy Boldrick, Leslie Brubaker, Richard Clay

    All cultures make, and break, images. Striking Images, Iconoclasms Past and Present explores how and why people have made and modified images and other cultural material from pre-history into the 21st century. With its impressive chronological sweep and disciplinary breadth, this is the first book…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • The Reign of Nebuchadnezzar I in History and Historical Memory

    1st Edition

    By John P. Nielsen

    Nebuchadnezzar I (r. 1125-1104) was one of the more significant and successful kings to rule Babylonia in the intervening period between the demise of the Kassite Dynasty in the 12th century at the end of the Late Bronze Age, and the emergence of a new, independent Babylonian monarchy in the last…

    Hardback – 2018-04-24
    Routledge
    Studies in the History of the Ancient Near East

  • The Slave Metaphor and Gendered Enslavement in Early Christian Discourse

    Double Trouble Embodied, 1st Edition

    By Marianne Bjelland Kartzow

    The Slave Metaphor and Gendered Enslavement in Early Christian Discourse adds new knowledge to the ongoing discussion of slavery in early Christian discourse. Kartzow argues that the complex tension between metaphor and social reality in early Christian discourse is undertheorized. A metaphor can…

    Hardback – 2018-04-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Early Christian World

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