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  • Maphaeus Vegius and His Thirteenth Book of the Aeneid

    A Chapter on Virgil in the Renaissance, 1st Edition

    By Anna Cox Brinton

    Originally published in 1978, this book contatins the 'Thirteenth Book of the Aeneid' - a canto of six humdred and thirty lines, written at Pavia in 1428, with a side by side translation and critical commentary.…

    Paperback – 2020-06-30 
    Routledge Revivals

  • (Re)writing History in Byzantium

    A Critical Study of Collections of Historical Excerpts, 1st Edition

    By Panagiotis Manafis

    Scholars have recently begun to study collections of Byzantine historical excerpts as autonomous pieces of literature. This book focuses on a series of minor collections that have received little or no scholarly attention, including the Epitome of the seventh century, the Excerpta Anonymi (tenth…

    Hardback – 2020-06-16 
    Routledge Research in Byzantine Studies

  • Galen

    A Thinking Doctor in Imperial Rome, 1st Edition

    By Vivian Nutton

    This volume offers a comprehensive biography of the Roman physician Galen, and explores his activities and ideas as a doctor and intellectual, as well as his reception in later centuries. Nutton’s wide-ranging study surveys Galen's early life and medical education, as well as his later career in…

    Paperback – 2020-06-01 
    Routledge Ancient Biographies

  • An Introduction to the History of Medicine

    From the Time of the Pharaohs to the End of the XVIIIth Century, 1st Edition

    By Charles Greene Cumston

    Originally published in 1926, An Introduction to the History of Medicine is a compilation of reliable and essential contributions to the subject of the history of medicine. The book looks at the evolution of medicine from the practices in Ancient Egypt, to the medicine of the 16th century, and…

    Paperback – 2020-05-31 
    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

  • A History of Medicine

    1st Edition

    By Arturo Castiglioni

    Originally published in 1941, A History of Medicine provides a detailed and comprehensive guide to the advancement of medicine, from Ancient Egypt, and Ancient Babylonia, all the way up to the 20th century. The book looks at the close relationship between the progress of medicine and its…

    Paperback – 2020-05-30 
    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

  • The Yogasūtra of Patañjali

    A New Introduction to the Buddhist Roots of the Yoga System, 1st Edition

    By Pradeep P. Gokhale

    This book offers a systematic and radical introduction to the Buddhist roots of Pātañjalayoga or the Yoga system of Patañjali. By examining each of 195 aphorisms (sūtras) of the Yogasūtra, along with discussions on the Yogabhāṣya, it shows that traditional and popular views…

    Paperback – 2020-05-29 
    Routledge India

  • Iconophilia

    Politics, Religion, Preaching, and the Use of Images in Rome, c.680 - 880, 1st Edition

    By Francesca Dell'Acqua

    Between the late-seventh and the mid-ninth centuries, a debate about sacred images – conventionally addressed as ‘Byzantine iconoclasm’ – engaged monks, emperors, and popes in the Mediterranean area and on the European continent. The importance of this debate cannot be overstated; it challenged the…

    Hardback – 2020-05-25 
    Birmingham Byzantine and Ottoman Studies

  • The Romans

    An Introduction, 4th Edition

    By Abigail Graham, Antony Kamm

    The Romans: An Introduction is a concise, readable and comprehensive survey of the Roman world, which explores 1,200 years of political, military and cultural history alongside religion, social pressures, literature, art and architecture. This new edition includes updated and revised materials…

    Paperback – 2020-05-25 
    Peoples of the Ancient World

  • Exploring Greek Manuscripts in the Library at Wellcome Collection in London (Open Access)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Petros Bouras-Vallianatos

    This book offers new insights into a largely understudied group of Greek texts preserved in selected manuscripts from the Library at Wellcome Collection, London. The content of these manuscripts ranges from medicine, including theories on diagnosis and treatment of disease, to astronomy, philosophy…

    Hardback – 2020-05-25 

  • Musaeus' Hero and Leander

    Introduction, Greek Text, Translation and Commentary, 1st Edition

    By Silvia Montiglio

    This book offers a new English translation of Musaeus' poem Hero and Leander, with the original Greek on the facing page, a substantial introduction and a detailed commentary. The tragic romance of Hero and Leander has had and still has a great appeal, inspiring countless writers, painters,…

    Hardback – 2020-05-19 
    Routledge Classical Translations

  • Un-Roman Sex

    Gender, Sexuality, and Lovemaking in the Roman Provinces and Frontiers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tatiana Ivleva, Rob Collins

    Un-Roman Sex explores how gender and sex were perceived and represented outside the Mediterranean core of the Roman Empire. The volume critically explores the gender constructs and sexual behaviours in the provinces and frontiers in light of recent studies of Roman erotic experience and flux…

    Hardback – 2020-05-18 
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Roman Architecture

    2nd Edition

    By Frank Sear

    In this fully updated new edition, Frank Sear offers a thorough overview of the history of architecture in the Roman Empire. Arranged logically in six historical sections interspersed with material on Roman architects and their techniques, the building types found in Roman cities and the different…

    Paperback – 2020-05-15 

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