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  • Excavating Pilgrimage

    Archaeological Approaches to Sacred Travel and Movement in the Ancient World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Troels Myrup Kristensen, Wiebke Friese

    This volume sheds new light on the significance and meaning of material culture for the study of pilgrimage in the ancient world, focusing in particular on Classical and Hellenistic Greece, the Roman Empire and Late Antiquity. It thus discusses how archaeological evidence can be used to advance our…

    Paperback – 2020-01-15 
    Routledge

  • The Plight of Rome in the Fifth Century AD

    1st Edition

    By Mark Merrony

    The Plight of Rome in the Fifth Century AD argues that the fall of the western Roman Empire was rooted in a significant drop in war booty, agricultural productivity, and mineral resources. Merrony proposes that a dependency on the three economic components was established with the Principate, when…

    Paperback – 2020-01-15 
    Routledge

  • Narratives of Time and Gender in Antiquity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Esther Eidinow, Lisa Maurizio

    This volume offers new insights into ancient figurations of temporality by focusing on the relationship between gender and time across a range of genres. Each essay in this collection places gender at the center of its exploration of time, and the volume includes time in treatises, genealogical…

    Hardback – 2020-01-10 
    Routledge

  • Geography, Religion, Gods, and Saints in the Eastern Mediterranean

    1st Edition

    By Erica Ferg

    Geography, Religion, Gods, and Saints in the Eastern Mediterranean explores the influence of geography on religion and highlights a largely unknown story of religious history in the Eastern Mediterranean. In the Levant, agricultural communities of Jews, Christians, and Muslims jointly venerated…

    Hardback – 2020-01-02 
    Routledge
    Studies in the History of the Ancient Near East

  • The Age of Constantine the Great (1949)

    1st Edition

    By Jacob Burckhardt

    Republished in 1949, Jacob Burckhardt’s brilliant study, first published in Germany in 1852, has survived all its critics and presents today perhaps a more intelligible and a more valid picture of events, their nexus, and their relevance than any later study. This English version is apt to the…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Characters of Theophrastos. The Mimes of Herodas. The Tablet of Kebes. (1909)

    1st Edition

    By R. Thomson Clark

    First published in 1909, in an era of receding interest in Classical authors, this volume aimed to encourage a renewed interest in the Classics through shared emotion, humanity and the everyday. Attributing the disinterest to a lack of familiarity and a public difficulty for empathising with…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • A History of Rome from 133 B.C. to 70 A.D. (1904)

    From the Tribunate of Tiberius Gracchus to the End of the Jugerthine War, 1st Edition

    By A.H.J. Greenidge

    First published in 1904, this volume began what was to be the magnum opus of the highly regarded Classical scholar, A.H.J. Greenidge. Though published posthumously, the work stands alone as a valuable contribution to Classical history. Beginning with a socioeconomic history which exposes the…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Egyptian Art

    1st Edition

    By Jean Capart

    Edited by Warren R. Dawson

    Originally published in 1923, this book provides an exploration of Egyptian art. Drawing on environmental factors of the Egyptian region, architecture, history and Egyptian society, Capart also provides an insight into the psyche of the Egyptian artist.…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Mysteries of Mithra

    The Definitive Account of a Crucial Historical Moment when a Colorful Oriental Religion Swept over the Roman Empire, 1st Edition

    By Franz Cumont

    First published in 1956, this seminal study, by the great Belgian scholar Franz Cumont, remains the definitive coverage of a great ideological struggle between the West and the Orient in the first centuries of the Christian era. Mithraism, a mystery religion originating in Persia, spread rapidly…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Thucydides

    A Study in Historical Reality, 1st Edition

    By G.F. Abbott

    First published in 1925, this thoughtful volume constitutes an excellent English introduction to one of the great ancient historians. Originating from its author’s re-reading of Thucydides during World War I, it sought to place Thucydides not as the production of a remote world, but instead of one…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Routledge Handbook of Greek Mythology

    8th Edition

    By Robin Hard

    Now in its 8th edition, this magisterial work offers a comprehensive survey of the stories of Greek myth, from the Olympian gods, through the lesser gods and deities, to the heroes, adventures, and foundation myths of the ancient Greek world. The Routledge Handbook of Greek Mythology sets…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Emotional Trauma in Greece and Rome

    Representations and Reactions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andromache Karanika, Vassiliki Panoussi

    This volume examines emotional trauma in the ancient world, focusing on literary texts from different genres (epic, theatre, lyric poetry, philosophy, historiography) and archaeological evidence. The material covered spans geographically from Greece and Rome to Judaea, with a chronological range…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

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