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  1. King Arthur

    The Truth Behind the Legend

    By Rodney Castleden

    King Arthur is often written off as a medieval fantasy, the dream of those yearning for an age of strong, just rulers and a contented kingdom. Those who accept his existence at all generally discard the stories that surround him. This exciting new investigation argues not only that Arthur did exist...

    Published March 13th 2003 by Routledge

  2. Shamans/Neo-Shamans

    Ecstasies, Alternative Archaeologies and Contemporary Pagans

    By Robert J. Wallis

    In popular culture, such diverse characters as occultist Aleister Crowley, Doors musician Jim Morrison, and performance artist Joseph Beuys have been called shamans. In anthropology, on the other hand, shamanism has associations with sorcery, witchcraft and healing, and archaeologists have...

    Published February 20th 2003 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. Palaeohistoria 43-44 (2001-2002)

    Institute of Archaeology, Groningen, the Netherlands

    By Institute of Archaeology

    Recent work in archaeology is collected here, examining topics such as the vegetation history of East-Central Anatolia in relation to archaeology, plant husbandry and vegetation in Yugoslavia, Bronze Age metal and amber in the Netherlands, pottery classifications and ceramics from Italy, 900-300 BC,...

    Published January 1st 2003 by CRC Press

  5. Akhenaten

    History, Fantasy and Ancient Egypt

    By Dominic Montserrat

    The pharaoh Akhenaten, who ruled Egypt in the mid-fourteenth century BCE, has been the subject of more speculation than any other character in Egyptian history. Often called the originator of monotheism and the world's first recorded individual, he has fascinated and inspired both scholars of...

    Published December 26th 2002 by Routledge

  6. East Greek Pottery

    By R.M. Cook, Pierre Dupont

    East Greek Pottery provides the only dedicated study of the pottery created by the Greek settlers along the western coast of Turkey between 1100 and 500 BC. The authors examine in detail significant developments in shape, material and decoration from the emergence of the protogeometric style in the...

    Published December 12th 2002 by Routledge

  7. Greek Mysteries

    The Archaeology of Ancient Greek Secret Cults

    Edited by Michael B. Cosmopoulos

    Written by an international team of acknowledged experts, this excellent book studies a wide range of contributions and showcases new research on the archaeology, ritual and history of Greek mystery cults. With a lack of written evidence that exists for the mysteries, archaeology has proved central...

    Published October 31st 2002 by Routledge

  8. Behind the Castle Gate

    From the Middle Ages to the Renaissance

    By Matthew Johnson

    In this engaging book Matthew Johnson looks 'behind the castle gate' to discover the truth about castles in England at the end of the Middle Ages. Traditional studies have seen castles as compromises between the needs of comfort and of defence, and as statements of wealth or power or both. By...

    Published May 30th 2002 by Routledge

  9. The Past in Prehistoric Societies

    By Richard Bradley

    The idea of prehistory dates from the nineteenth century, but Richard Bradley contends that it is still a vital area for research. He argues that it is only through a combination of oral tradition and the experience of encountering ancient material culture that people were able to formulate a sense...

    Published May 23rd 2002 by Routledge

  10. Hellenistic and Roman Sparta

    2nd Edition

    By Paul Cartledge

    In this new edition, Paul Cartledge and Antony Spawforth have taken account of recent finds and scholarship to revise and update their authoritative overview of later Spartan history, and of the social, political, economic and cultural changes in the Spartan community.This original and compelling...

    Published November 22nd 2001 by Routledge