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  • Memories of Utopia

    The Revision of Histories and Landscapes in Late Antiquity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bronwen Neil, Kosta Simic

    These essays examine how various communities remembered and commemorated their shared past through the lens of utopia and its corollary, dystopia, providing a framework for the reinterpretation of rapidly changing religious, cultural and political realities of the turbulent period from 300 to 750…

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

  • Reconceptualizing Plato’s Socrates at the Limit of Education

    A Socratic Curriculum Grounded in Finite Human Transcendence, 1st Edition

    By James M. Magrini

    Bridging the gap between interpretations of "Third Way" Platonic scholarship and "phenomenological-ontological" scholarship, this book argues for a unique ontological-hermeneutic interpretation of Plato and Plato’s Socrates. Reconceptualizing Plato’s Socrates at the Limit of Education offers a…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

  • Longinus on the Sublime

    The Greek Text Edited After the Manuscript, 1st Edition

    By W. Rhys Roberts

    Originally published in 1987, this book contains the full Greek text of Longinus on the Sublime, alongside the English translation.…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Graphic Narratives and the Mythological Imagination in India

    1st Edition

    By Roma Chatterji

    This book explores graphic narratives and comics in India and demonstrates how these forms serve as sites on which myths are enacted and recast. It uses the case studies of a comics version of the Mahabharata War, a folk artist’s rendition of a comic book story, and a commercial project to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge India

  • The Making of Identities in Athenian Oratory

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jakub Filonik, Brenda Griffith-Williams, Janek Kucharski

    Focusing on extant speeches from the Athenian Assembly, law-courts, and Council in the fifth–fourth centuries BCE, these essays explore how speakers constructed or deconstructed identities for themselves and their opponents as part of a rhetorical strategy designed to persuade or manipulate the…

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

  • Rome, Persia, and Arabia

    Shaping the Middle East from Pompey to Muhammad, 1st Edition

    By Greg Fisher

    Rome, Persia, and Arabia traces the enormous impact that the Great Powers of antiquity exerted on Arabia and the Arabs, between the arrival of Roman forces in the Middle East in 63 BC and the death of the Prophet Muhammad in AD 632. Richly illustrated and covering a vast area from the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-18 

  • The Representation of Slavery in the Greek Novel

    Resistance and Appropriation, 1st Edition

    By William M. Owens

    This volume offers the first comprehensive treatment of how five of the canonical Greek novels represent slaves and slavery. In each novel, one or both elite protagonists are enslaved, and Owens explores the significance of the genre’s regular social degradation of these members of the elite.…

    Hardback – 2019-12-17 
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Eastern Trade and the Mediterranean in the Middle Ages

    Pegolotti’s Ayas-Tabriz Itinerary and its Commercial Context, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Sinclair

    At the end of the High Middle Ages in Europe, with buying power and economic sophistication at a high, an itinerary detailing the toll stations along a commercial artery carrying eastern goods (from China, India and Iran) towards Europe was compiled, and later incorporated in the well-known trading…

    Hardback – 2019-12-16 
    Birmingham Byzantine and Ottoman Studies

  • Cultural Reflections of Medusa

    The Shadow in the Glass, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer Hedgecock

    This project studies the patterns in which the Medusa myth shapes, constructs, and transforms new meanings of women today, correlating portrayals in ancient Greek myth, nineteenth-century Symbolist painting, and new, controversial, visions of women in contemporary art. The myth of the Medusa has…

    Hardback – 2019-12-11 
    Interdisciplinary Research in Gender

  • The Sermons of Chromatius of Aquileia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert McEachnie

    Hardback – 2019-12-01 
    Routledge Medieval Translations

  • Arjuna–Odysseus

    Shared Heritage in Indian and Greek Epic, 1st Edition

    By N. J. Allen

    Bringing together the study of the Greek classics and Indology, Arjuna–Odysseus provides a comparative analysis of the shared heritage of the Mahābhārata and early Greek traditions presented in the texts of Homer and Hesiod. Building on the ethnographic theories of Durkheim, Mauss, and Dumont,…

    Paperback – 2019-11-27 
    Routledge India

  • Ea’s Duplicity in the Gilgamesh Flood Story

    1st Edition

    By Martin Worthington

    This volume opens up new perspectives on Babylonian and Assyrian literature, through the lens of a pivotal passage in the Gilgamesh Flood story. It shows how, using a nine-line message where not all was as it seemed, the god Ea inveigled humans into building the Ark.   The volume argues that Ea…

    Hardback – 2019-11-12
    The Ancient Word

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