Greek & Roman Religion Products

  • Routledge Encyclopedia of Ancient Mediterranean Religions

    Edited by Eric Orlin

    The Routledge Encyclopedia of Ancient Mediterranean Religions is the first comprehensive single-volume reference work offering authoritative coverage of ancient religions in the Mediterranean world. Chronologically, the volume’s scope extends from pre-historical antiquity in the third millennium…

    Hardback – 2015-12-16 
    Routledge

  • Sibyls and Seers (Routledge Revivals)

    A Survey of Some Ancient Theories of Revelation and Inspiration

    By Edwyn Bevan

    The ancient world as a whole believed in the existence of a world of spirits beyond, or alongside, the visible, tangible world. They believed also that communications between these two worlds frequently took place: everywhere we find diviners and prophets, oracles and visionaries. First published…

    Paperback – 2015-09-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Ancient Greece, Modern Psyche

    Archetypes Evolving

    Edited by Virginia Beane Rutter, Thomas Singer

    Between ancient Greece and modern psyche lies a divide of not only three thousand years, but two cultures that are worlds apart in art, technology, economics and the accelerating flood of historical events. This unique collection of essays from an international selection of contributors offers…

    Paperback – 2015-04-20
    Routledge

  • Theology and Existentialism in Aeschylus

    Written in the Cosmos

    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…

    Hardback – 2014-12-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Hellenism and Christianity (Routledge Revivals)

    By Edwyn Bevan

    First published in 1921, this title examines the relationship between what the author labels the ‘rationalist’ element in Western culture on the one hand, derived from the ancient Greeks, and Christianity, on the other. Bevan contends that these two traditions are distinct, but not mutually…

    Paperback – 2014-09-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Time in Roman Religion

    One Thousand Years of Religious History

    By Gary Forsythe

    Religion is a major subfield of ancient history and classical studies, and Roman religion in particular is usually studied today by experts in two rather distinct halves: the religion of the Roman Republic, covering the fifth through first centuries B.C.; and the religious diversity of the Roman…

    Paperback – 2014-05-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ancient History

  • The Roman Spirit - In Religion, Thought and Art

    By Albert Grenier

    Originally published between 1920-70, The History of Civilization was a landmark in early twentieth century publishing. It was published at a formative time within the social sciences, and during a period of decisive historical discovery. The aim of the general editor, C.K. Ogden, was to summarize…

    Paperback – 2014-02-14
    Routledge

  • Jews in the Hellenistic and Roman Cities

    Edited by John R. Bartlett

    Articles examine the city of Jerusalem and other Jewish communities of the Mediterranean diaspora, as reflected in the writings of Luke, Josephus and Philo. Topics covered include social identity, everyday life and religious practice.This will be of interest to students of Roman history, biblical…

    Paperback – 2012-05-29
    Routledge

  • Roman Religion in Valerius Maximus

    By Hans-Friedrich Mueller

    Valerius Maximus was an indefatigable collector of historical anecdotes illustrating vice and virtue. Mueller focuses on what Valerius can tell us about Roman attitudes to religion, and argues that Roman religion could be deeply emotional.…

    Paperback – 2012-01-31
    Routledge

  • Voluntary Associations in the Graeco-Roman World

    Edited by John S. Kloppenborg, Stephen G. Wilson

    Based upon a series of detailed case studies of associations such as early synagogues and churches, philosophical schools and pagan mystery cults, this collection addresses the question of what can legitimately be termed a 'voluntary association'.Employing modern sociological concepts, the essays…

    Paperback – 2011-11-04
    Routledge

  • Passions and Moral Progress in Greco-Roman Thought

    Edited by John T. Fitzgerald

    This book contains a collection of 13 essays from leading scholars on the relationship between passionate emotions and moral advancement in Greek and Roman thought.  Recognising that emotions played a key role in whether individuals lived happily, ancient philosophers…

    Paperback – 2010-08-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Magic and Magicians in the Greco-Roman World

    By Matthew W Dickie, Matthew W. Dickie

    This study is the first to assemble the evidence for the existence of sorcerors in the ancient world; it also addresses the question of their identity and social origins. The resulting investigation takes us to the underside of Greek and Roman society, into a world of wandering holy men and women,…

    Paperback – 2002-12-19
    Routledge

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