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  • Resemblance and Reality in Greek Thought

    Essays in Honor of Peter M. Smith, 1st Edition

    Edited by Arum Park

    Resemblance and Reality in Greek Thought follows the construction of reality from Homer into the Hellenistic era and beyond. Not only in didactic poetry or philosophical works but in practically all genres from the time of Homer onwards, Greek literature has shown an awareness of the relationship…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Foundations of Celestial Reckoning

    Three Ancient Chinese Astronomical Systems, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Cullen

    The Foundations of Celestial Reckoning gives the reader direct access to the foundational documents of the tradition of calculation created by astronomers of the early Chinese empire between the late second century BCE and the third century CE. The paradigm they established was to shape East Asian…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Medieval Trade in the Eastern Mediterranean and Beyond

    1st Edition

    By David Jacoby

    Collected Studies CS1066The articles in this collection cover the region extending from Italy to the Black Sea and to Egypt, over a period of seven centuries, with an emphasis on the considerable economic and social interaction between the West and the regions of the Eastern Mediterranean. They…

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  • TransAntiquity

    Cross-Dressing and Transgender Dynamics in the Ancient World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Domitilla Campanile, Filippo Carlà-Uhink, Margherita Facella

    TransAntiquity explores transgender practices, in particular cross-dressing, and their literary and figurative representations in antiquity. It offers a ground-breaking study of cross-dressing, both the social practice and its conceptualization, and its interaction with normative prescriptions on…

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  • Rome and Judaea

    International Law Relations, 162-100 BCE, 1st Edition

    By Linda Zollschan

    Rome and Judaea explores the nature of Judaea’s first diplomatic mission to Rome during the Maccabean revolt: did it result in a sanctioned treaty or was it founded instead on amity? This book breaks new ground in this debate by bringing to light the "Roman-Jewish Friendship tablet," a newly…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Rewriting Peter as an Intertextual Character in the Canonical Gospels

    1st Edition

    By Finn Damgaard

    Peter is a fascinating character in all four canonical gospels, not only as a literary figure in each of the gospels respectively, but also when looked at from an intertextual perspective. This book examines how Peter is rewritten for each of the gospels, positing that the different portrayals of…

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    Routledge

  • Syria-Palestine in The Late Bronze Age

    An Anthropology of Politics and Power, 1st Edition

    By Emanuel Pfoh

    Syria-Palestine in the Late Bronze Age presents an explicitly anthropological perspective on politics and social relationships. An anthropological reading of the textual and epigraphic remains of the time allows us to see how power was constructed and political subordination was practised and…

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  • Resurrecting Parts

    Early Christians on Desire, Reproduction, and Sexual Difference, 1st Edition

    By Taylor Petrey

    During the late second and early third centuries C.E. the resurrection became a central question for intellectual commentary, with increasingly tense divisions between those who interpreted the resurrection as a bodily experience and those who did not. The relationship between the resurrected…

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  • Myths of Exile

    History and Metaphor in the Hebrew Bible, 1st Edition

    By Anne Katrine Gudme, Ingrid Hjelm

    The Babylonian exile in 587-539 BCE is frequently presented as the main explanatory factor for the religious and literary developments found in the Hebrew Bible. The sheer number of both ‘historical’ and narrative exiles confirms that the theme of exile is of great importance in the Hebrew Bible.…

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  • The Social History of Achaemenid Phoenicia

    Being a Phoenician, Negotiating Empires, 1st Edition

    By Vadim S. Jigoulov

    Even though the Persian period has attracted a fair share of scholarly interest in recent years, as yet no concerted effort has been attempted to construct a comprehensive social history of Phoenician city-states as an integral part of the Achaemenid empire. This monograph explores the evidence…

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  • Visions of God and Ideas on Deification in Patristic Thought

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Edwards, Elena Ene D-Vasilescu

    This volume illustrates the complexity and variety of early Christian thought on the subject of the image of God as a theological concept, and the difficulties that arise even in the interpretation of particular authors who gave a cardinal place to the image of God in their expositions of Christian…

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  • Vergiliana

    Critical Studies on the Texts of Publius Vergilius Maro, 1st Edition

    By Egil Kraggerud

    In Vergiliana Egil Kraggerud collects together over 100 new, revised, and previously published discussions of textual issues in Vergil’s Eclogues, Georgics, and the Aeneid. Through these and in his Introduction, the author argues for a less conservative approach to these texts than has been…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

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