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New and Published Books

  1. Miletos

    Archaeology and History, 2nd Edition

    By Alan M. Greaves

    Series: Cities of the Ancient World

    Miletos, on the coast of Asia Minor, was one of the most important Greek cities – a key economic power as well as a centre of philosophy and learning. Yet with historical sources scarce, and the mass of archaeological work done in over a century of excavations not published in English, studying the...

    Published August 31st 2014 by Routledge

  2. Knowledge Networks and Craft Traditions in the Ancient World

    Material Crossovers

    Edited by Katharina Rebay-Salisbury, Ann Brysbaert, Lin Foxhall

    Series: Routledge Studies in Archaeology

    This edited volume investigates knowledge networks based on materials and associated technologies in Prehistoric Europe and the Classical Mediterranean. It emphasises the significance of material objects to the construction, maintenance, and collapse of networks of various forms – which are central...

    Published August 21st 2014 by Routledge

  3. Hadrian's Wall and the End of Empire

    The Roman Frontier in the 4th and 5th Centuries

    By Rob Collins

    Series: Routledge Studies in Archaeology

    There is no synthetic or comprehensive treatment of any late Roman frontier in the English language to date, despite the political and economic significance of the frontiers in the late antique period. Examining Hadrian’s Wall and the Roman frontier of northern England from the fourth century into...

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Thebes in the Fifth Century (Routledge Revivals)

    Heracles Resurgent

    By Nancy Demand

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    In the fifth century BC Thebes, faced with the challenges presented by defeat and disgrace in the Persian Wars – it had sided with the invaders – succeeded not only in regaining its former prominence, but also in laying the groundwork for its hegemony of Greece in the early part of the fourth...

    Published June 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Graffiti in Antiquity

    By Peter Keegan

    Ancient graffiti - hundreds of thousands of informal, ephemeral texts spanning millennia - offer a patchwork of fragmentary conversations in a variety of languages spread across the Mediterranean world. Cut, painted, inked or traced in charcoal, the surviving graffiti present a layer of lived...

    Published June 13th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Women in Mycenaean Greece

    The Linear B Tablets from Pylos and Knossos

    By Barbara A. Olsen

    Women in Mycenaean Greece is the first book-length study of women in the Linear B tablets from Mycenaean Greece and the only to collect and compile all the references to women in the documents of the two best attested sites of Late Bronze Age Greece - Pylos on the Greek mainland and Knossos on the...

    Published April 25th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Human Sacrifice in Ancient Greece

    By Dennis D. Hughes

    Numerous ancient texts describe human sacrifices and other forms of ritual killing: in 480 BC Themistocles sacrifices three Persian captives to Dionysus; human scapegoats called pharmakoi are expelled yearly from Greek cities, and according to some authors they are killed; Locrin girls are hunted...

    Published April 24th 2014 by Routledge

  8. From Mycenae to Homer

    A Study in Early Greek Literature and Art

    By T. B. L. Webster

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Homer

    This book, first published in 1958, aims to describe Greek art and poetry within this ambiguous period of ancient history (often referred to as the Greek ‘Dark Ages’), and to explore the possibilities of learning about Mycenaean civilisation from its own documents and not only from archaeology....

    Published April 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Noricum (Routledge Revivals)

    By Geza Alfoldy

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The Roman province of Noricum occupied most of Austria as well as parts of Italy, Germany and the Balkans. Noricum, first published in 1974, presents a comprehensive history of Noricum, from 400 BC to the end of Roman rule in AD 600. Professor Alföldy’s account is predicated on the methodical...

    Published January 15th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Coming of Rome (Routledge Revivals)

    By John Wacher

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The Coming of Rome, first published in 1979, examines some basic features of Roman Britain: the cities, the towns, and the monuments of an urban culture. J.S. Wacher considers the evidence, mainly from inscriptions, of the people who inhabited or visited Britain during approximately the first two...

    Published December 12th 2013 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. The Archaeology of Roman Britain: Biography and Identity
    By Adam Rogers
    To Be Published October 29th 2014
  2. The Tombs of Pompeii: Organization, Space, and Society
    By Virginia L. Campbell
    To Be Published December 4th 2014
  3. Ancient Crete: The Archaeology of Minoan Society
    By Jan Driessen
    To Be Published April 29th 2015
  4. The World of Ionia
    Edited by Alan M. Greaves
    To Be Published April 29th 2015
  5. The Archaeology of Early Roman Religion
    By Elizabeth Colantoni
    To Be Published June 29th 2015

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