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  1. Roman Archaeology for Historians

    By Ray Laurence

    Series: Approaching the Ancient World

    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....

    Published June 14th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Theories, Models and Concepts in Ancient History

    By Neville Morley

    Series: Approaching the Ancient World

    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...

    Published May 20th 2004 by Routledge

  3. The Archaeology of Mesopotamia

    Theories and Approaches

    By Roger Matthews

    Series: Approaching the Ancient World

    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...

    Published January 16th 2003 by Routledge

  4. Epigraphic Evidence

    Ancient History From Inscriptions

    Edited by John Bodel

    Series: Approaching the Ancient World

    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...

    Published March 1st 2001 by Routledge

  5. Literary Texts and the Greek Historian

    By Christopher Pelling

    Series: Approaching the Ancient World

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

    Published November 25th 1999 by Routledge

  6. Archaeology and the Bible

    By John Laughlin

    Series: Approaching the Ancient World

    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...

    Published October 28th 1999 by Routledge

  7. Cuneiform Texts and the Writing of History

    By Marc Van De Mieroop

    Series: Approaching the Ancient World

    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...

    Published May 13th 1999 by Routledge

  8. Literary Texts and the Roman Historian

    By David Potter

    Series: Approaching the Ancient World

    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...

    Published February 11th 1999 by Routledge

  9. The Sources of Roman Law

    Problems and Methods for Ancient Historians

    By O. F. Robinson

    Series: Approaching the Ancient World

    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...

    Published December 5th 1996 by Routledge

  10. Ancient History from Coins

    By Christopher Howgego

    Series: Approaching the Ancient World

    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...

    Published October 26th 1995 by Routledge

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