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  • 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
    Routledge
    The Ancient Word

  • The Authorship of the Pseudo-Dionysian Corpus

    A Deliberate Forgery or Clever Literary Ploy?, 1st Edition

    By Vladimir Kharlamov

    This monograph revisits one of the most debated aspects of Dionysian scholarship: the enigma of its authorship. To establish the identity of the author remains impossible. However, the legitimacy of the attribution of the corpus to Dionysius the Areopagite should not be seen as an intended forgery…

    Hardback – 2019-11-12
    Routledge

  • Law and Gender in the Ancient Near East and the Hebrew Bible

    1st Edition

    By Ilan Peled

    This volume examines how gender relations were regulated in ancient Near Eastern and biblical law. The textual corpus examined includes the various pertinent law collections, royal decrees and instructions from Mesopotamia and Hatti, and the three biblical legal collections. Peled explores issues…

    Hardback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge

  • Ancient Fairy and Folk Tales

    An Anthology, 1st Edition

    By Graham Anderson

    This anthology explores the multitude of evidence for recognisable fairy tales drawn from sources in the much older cultures of the ancient world, appearing much earlier than the 17th century where awareness of most fairy tales tends to begin. It presents versions of Cinderella, The Emperor’s New…

    Paperback – 2019-11-07
    Routledge

  • Greek and Roman Technology

    A Sourcebook of Translated Greek and Roman Texts, 2nd Edition

    By Andrew N. Sherwood, Milorad Nikolic, John W. Humphrey, John P. Oleson

    In this new edition of Greek and Roman Technology, the authors translate and annotate key passages from ancient texts to provide a history and analysis of the origins and development of technology in the classical world. Sherwood and Nikolic, with Humphrey and Oleson, provide a comprehensive and…

    Paperback – 2019-11-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World

  • Reason, Community and Religious Tradition

    Anselm's Argument and the Friars, 1st Edition

    By Scott Matthews

    This title was first published in 2001: Reason, Community and Religious Tradition examines key questions about the relationship of rationality to its contexts by tracing the early history of the so-called 'ontological' argument. The book follows Anselm's Proslogion from its origins in the private,…

    Paperback – 2019-11-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Platonism Pagan and Christian

    Studies in Plotinus and Augustine, 1st Edition

    By Gerard O'Daly

    This title was first published in 2001. A collection of fifteen studies which explore topics in the psychology and philosophy of mind of Plotinus, Augustine, and Boethius, as well as the development of Augustine's views on history and Roman religion.…

    Hardback – 2019-10-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Text and Tablet

    Near Eastern Archaeology, the Old Testament and New Possibilities, 1st Edition

    By Arthur Gibson, Brook W.R. Pearson

    This title was first published in 2000. Text and Tablet balances a blend of logic, post-analytical philosophy, French philosophy and literary criticism to carefully introduce some of these issues to the reader. Just as writers such as Derrida and Kermode have been interested in relating religion…

    Hardback – 2019-10-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Russia's Plato

    Plato and the Platonic Tradition in Russian Education, Science and Ideology (1840–1930), 1st Edition

    By Frances Nethercott

    This title was first published in 2000. This work identifies the differences between the Russian intellectual approach to reading Plato and that of other European countries. This study offers a complex perspective on Russian philosophical learnings up to 1930. The book contains five chapters with…

    Hardback – 2019-10-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Rape Myths, the Bible, and #MeToo

    1st Edition

    By Johanna Stiebert

    Biblical studies is increasingly interdisciplinary and frequently focuses on how the Bible is read, received, and represented in the contemporary world, including in politics, news media, and popular culture. Rape Myths, the Bible and #MeToo illustrates this with particular and critical assessment…

    Hardback – 2019-10-29
    Routledge
    Rape Culture, Religion and the Bible

  • Travel, Pilgrimage and Social Interaction from Antiquity to the Middle Ages

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jenni Kuuliala, Jussi Rantala

    Mobility and travel have always been key characteristics of human societies, having various cultural, social and religious aims and purposes. Travels shaped religions and societies and were a way for people to understand themselves, this world and the transcendent. This book analyses travelling in…

    Hardback – 2019-10-28
    Routledge
    Studies in Medieval History and Culture

  • The Discourse of Kingship in Classical Greece

    1st Edition

    By Carol Atack

    This book examines how ancient authors explored ideas of kingship as a political role fundamental to the construction of civic unity, the use of kingship stories to explain the past and present unity of the polis and the distinctive function or status attributed to kings in such accounts. It…

    Hardback – 2019-10-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

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