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  1. Dawn of the Metal Age

    Technology and Society During the Levantine Chalcolithic

    By Jonathan M. Golden

    The fifth millennium BCE was a period of rapid social change. One of the key factors was the developments in technology which led to the rise of the metals industry. Archaeological finds from sites dating to the Chalcolithic period indicate the production and use of copper. 'Dawn of the Metal Age'...

    Published March 31st 2009 by Routledge

  2. Greece in the Making 1200–479 BC

    2nd Edition

    By Robin Osborne

    Series: The Routledge History of the Ancient World

    Greece in the Making 1200–479 BC is an accessible and comprehensive account of Greek history from the end of the Bronze Age to the Classical Period. The first edition of this book broke new ground by acknowledging that, barring a small number of archaic poems and inscriptions, the majority of our...

    Published March 11th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Ancient Turkey

    By Antonio Sagona, Paul Zimansky

    Series: Routledge World Archaeology

    Students of antiquity often see ancient Turkey as a bewildering array of cultural complexes. Ancient Turkey brings together in a coherent account the diverse and often fragmented evidence, both archaeological and textual, that forms the basis of our knowledge of the development of Anatolia from the...

    Published March 9th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Prehistoric Societies on the Northern Frontiers of China

    Archaeological Perspectives on Identity Formation and Economic Change During the First Millennium BCE

    By Gideon Shelach

    The northern borders of China - known as the Northern zone - were a key area of interaction between sedentary and nomadic people during the late second and early first millennium BCE. During this period the region's unique economy, socio-political systems, local cultures and identities took shape....

    Published January 28th 2009 by Routledge

  5. The Babylonian World

    Edited by Gwendolyn Leick

    Series: Routledge Worlds

    The Babylonian World presents an extensive, up-to-date and lavishly illustrated history of the ancient state Babylonia and its 'holy city', Babylon. Historicized by the New Testament as a centre of decadence and corruption, Babylon and its surrounding region was in fact a rich and...

    Published December 31st 2008 by Routledge

  6. Roman Britain

    A Sourcebook, 3rd Edition

    By Stanley Ireland

    Series: Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World

    Roman Britain: A Sourcebook has established itself as the only comprehensive collection of source material on the subject. It incorporates literary, numismatic and epigraphic evidence for the history of Britain under Roman rule, as well as translations of major literary sources. This new edition...

    Published November 30th 2008 by Routledge

  7. The Neanderthals

    By Stephanie Muller, Friedemann Shrenk

    Series: Peoples of the Ancient World

    The Neanderthal is among the most mysterious relatives of Homo sapiens: Was he a dull, club-swinging muscleman, or a being with developed social behaviour and the ability to speak, to plan precisely, and even to develop views on the afterlife? For many, the Neanderthals are an example of...

    Published October 10th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Ancient Greek Cults

    A Guide

    By Jennifer Larson

    Using archaeological, epigraphic, and literary sources; and incorporating current scholarly theories, this volume will serve as an excellent companion to any introduction to Greek mythology, showing a side of the Greek gods to which most students are rarely exposed. Detailed enough to be used as a...

    Published October 9th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Local Responses to Colonization in the Iron Age Mediterranean

    By Tamar Hodos

    The first study to bring together such a breadth of data, this book compares responses to colonization in the Iron-Age Mediterranean. From North Syria to Sicily and North Africa, Tamar Hodos explores the responses to these colonies in areas where Greeks and Phoenicians were in competition with one...

    Published October 9th 2008 by Routledge

  10. Britannia

    The Creation of a Roman Province

    By John Creighton

    This book completely re-evaluates the evidence for, and the interpretation of, the rule of the kings of Late Iron Age Britain: Cunobelin and Verica. Within a few generations of their reigns, after one died and the other had fled, Rome’s ceremonial centres had been transformed into the magnificence...

    Published September 12th 2008 by Routledge