Approaching the Ancient World

  • Roman Archaeology for Historians

    By Ray Laurence

    Roman Archaeology for Historians provides students of Roman history with a guide to the contribution of archaeology to the study of their subject. It discusses the issues with the use of material and textual evidence to explain the Roman past, and the importance of viewing this evidence in context.…

    Paperback – 2012-06-13
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  • Theories, Models and Concepts in Ancient History

    By Neville Morley

    Morley's book offers the first accessible guide for students to show how theories, models and concepts have been applied to ancient history. Showing readers how they can use theory to interpret historical evidence for themselves, as well as to evaluate the work of others, the book includes a survey…

    Paperback – 2004-05-19
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  • The Archaeology of Mesopotamia

    Theories and Approaches

    By Roger Matthews

    The only critical guide to the theory and method of Mesopotamian archaeology, this innovative volume evaluates the theories, methods, approaches and history of Mesopotamian archaeology from its origins in the nineteenth century up to the present day. Ancient Mesopotamia (modern Iraq), was the…

    Paperback – 2003-01-15
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  • Epigraphic Evidence

    Ancient History From Inscriptions

    Edited by John Bodel

    Epigraphic Evidence is an accessible guide to the responsible use of Greek and Latin inscriptions as sources for ancient history. It introduces the types of historical information supplied by inscriptional texts and the methods with which they can be used. It outlines the limitations as well as the…

    Paperback – 2001-02-28
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  • Literary Texts and the Greek Historian

    By Christopher Pelling

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 1999-11-24
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  • Archaeology and the Bible

    By John Laughlin

    This book challenges readers to consider whether archaeology explains the Bible.Archaeology and the Bible examines new developments in archaeological finds in the Near East, particularly Palestine, that are related to the Bible. New methodologies, regional surveys and creative syntheses have all…

    Paperback – 1999-10-27
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  • Cuneiform Texts and the Writing of History

    By Marc Van De Mieroop

    Cuneiform Texts and the Writing of History discusses how the abundant Mesopotamian cuneiform text sources can be used for the study of various aspects of history: political, social, economic and gender. Marc Van De Mieroop provides a student-friendly introduction to the subject and:* criticises…

    Paperback – 1999-05-12
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  • Literary Texts and the Roman Historian

    By David Potter

    Literary Texts and the Roman Historian looks at literary texts from the Roman Empire which depict actual events. It examines the ways in which these texts were created, disseminated and read.Beside covering the major Roman historical authors such as Livy and Tacitus, he also considers the…

    Paperback – 1999-02-10
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  • The Sources of Roman Law

    Problems and Methods for Ancient Historians

    By O. F. Robinson

    The notion and understanding of law penetrated society in Ancient Rome to a degree unparalleled in modern times. The poet Juvenal, for instance, described the virtuous man as a good soldier, faithful guardian, incorruptible judge and honest witness.This book is concerned with four central questions…

    Paperback – 1996-12-04
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  • Ancient History from Coins

    By Christopher Howgego

    Like other volumes in this series, Ancient History from Coins demystifies a specialism, introducing students (from first year upwards) to the techniques, methods, problems and advantages of using coins to do ancient history.Coins are a fertile source of information for the ancient historian; yet…

    Paperback – 1995-10-25
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  • Reading Papyri, Writing Ancient History

    By Roger S. Bagnall

    The ancient Mediterranean world brought to us by Herodotus, Thucydides and Tacitus is one of politics, war and the power elite of Greece and Rome. There was another ancient world, in which ordinary people made a living, sold land, ran their towns and sued one another. This is the world that the…

    Paperback – 1995-10-04
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  • Art, Artefacts and Chronology in Classical Archaeology

    By William R. Biers

    The museums of the world are full of statues and other artefacts of the Greeks and the Romans. All are given a date. But how are these dates arrived at. What is the evidence?This study provides the student with an introduction and explanation of the ways scholars date the archaeological remains of…

    Paperback – 1992-11-11
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  • The Uses of Greek Mythology

    By Ken Dowden

    In an innovative sequence of topics, Ken Dowden explores the uses Greeks made of myth and the uses to which we can put myth in recovering the richness of their culture. Most aspects of Greek life and history - including war, religion and sexuality - which are discernable through myth, as well as…

    Paperback – 1992-09-09
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    Approaching the Ancient World