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  • The Tombs of Pompeii

    Organization, Space, and Society, 1st Edition

    By Virginia Campbell

    This book offers a comprehensive overview of the tombs of Pompeii and its immediate environs, examining the funerary culture of the population, delving into the importance of social class and self-representation, and developing a broad understanding of Pompeii’s funerary epigraphy and business. The…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Theology and Existentialism in Aeschylus

    Written in the Cosmos, 1st Edition

    By Richard Rader

    Theology and Existentialism in Aeschylus revivifies the complex question of fate and freedom in the tragedies of the famous Greek playwright. Starting with Sartre’s insights about radical existential freedom, this book shows that Aeschylus is concerned with the ethical ramifications of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Mediterranean Connections

    Maritime Transport Containers and Seaborne Trade in the Bronze and Early Iron Ages, 1st Edition

    By A. Knapp, Stella Demesticha

    Mediterranean Connections focuses on the origin and development of maritime transport containers from the Early Bronze through early Iron Age periods (ca. 3200–700 BC). Analysis of this category of objects broadens our understanding of ancient Mediterranean interregional connections, including the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Milton, Drama, and Greek Texts

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tania Demetriou, Tanya Pollard

    This collection reconsiders Milton’s engagement with Greek texts, with particular attention to the theological and theatrical meanings attached to Greek in the early modern period. Responding to new scholarship on early modern reactions to Greek authors – especially Euripides and Homer, Milton’s…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Rhetorical Realism

    Rhetoric, Ethics, and the Ontology of Things, 1st Edition

    By Scot Barnett

    Rhetorical Realism responds to the surging interest in nonhumans across the humanities by exploring how realist commitments have historically accompanied understandings of rhetoric from antiquity to the present. For a discipline that often defines itself according to human speech and writing, the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • An Ancient Theory of Religion

    Euhemerism from Antiquity to the Present, 1st Edition

    By Nickolas Roubekas

    An Ancient Theory of Religion examines a theory of religion put forward by Euhemerus of Messene (late 4th—early 3rd century BCE) in his lost work Sacred Inscription, and shows not only how and why euhemerism came about but also how it was— and still is—used. By studying the utilization of the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Attic Oratory and Performance

    1st Edition

    By Andreas Serafim

    In a society where public speech was integral to the decision-making process, and where all affairs pertaining to the community were the subject of democratic debate, the communication between the speaker and his audience in the public forum, whether the law-court or the Assembly, cannot be…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Lucian and His Roman Voices

    Cultural Exchanges and Conflicts in the Late Roman Empire, 1st Edition

    By Eleni Bozia

    Lucian and His Roman Voices examines cultural exchanges, political propaganda, and religious conflicts in the Early Roman Empire through the eyes of Lucian, his contemporary Roman authors, and Christian Apologists. Offering a multi-faceted analysis of the Lucianic corpus, this book explores how…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Debating Archaeological Empiricism

    The Ambiguity of Material Evidence, 1st Edition

    Edited by Charlotta Hillerdal, Johannes Siapkas

    Debating Archaeological Empiricism examines the current intellectual turn in archaeology, primarily in its prehistoric and classical branches, characterized by a return to the archaeological evidence. Each chapter in the book approaches the empirical from a different angle, illuminating…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Imagining Ancient Cities in Film

    From Babylon to Cinecitta, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marta Garcia Morcillo, Pauline Hanesworth, Óscar Marchena

    In film imagery, urban spaces show up not only as spatial settings of a story, but also as projected ideas and forms that aim to recreate and capture the spirit of cultures, societies and epochs. Some cinematic cities have even managed to transcend fiction to become part of modern collective memory…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Apuleius and Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Benjamin Todd Lee, Ellen Finkelpearl, Luca Graverini

    The Metamorphoses or Golden Ass of Apuleius (ca. 170 CE) is a Latin novel written by a native of Madauros in Roman North Africa, roughly equal to modern Tunisia together with parts of Libya and Algeria. Apuleius’ novel is based on the model of a lost Greek novel; it narrates the adventures of a…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Consumerism in the Ancient World

    Imports and Identity Construction, 1st Edition

    By Justin St. P. Walsh

    Greek pottery was exported around the ancient world in vast quantities over a period of several centuries. This book focuses on the Greek pottery consumed by people in the western Mediterranean and trans-Alpine Europe from 800-300 BCE, attempting to understand the distribution of vases, and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

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