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New and Published Books

  1. Artemis

    By Stephanie Lynn Budin

    Series: Gods and Heroes of the Ancient World

    Artemis is a literary, iconographic, and archaeological study of the ancient Greek goddess of the hunt, who presided over the transitions and mediations between the wild and the civilized, youth and maturity, life and death. Beginning with a study of the early origins of Artemis and her cult in the...

    Published July 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Death and the Maiden (Routledge Revivals)

    Girls' Initiation Rites in Greek Mythology

    By Ken Dowden

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    A remarkable number of Greek myths concern the plight of virgins – slaughtered, sacrificed, hanged, transformed into birds, cows, dear, bears, trees, and punished in Hades. Death and the Maiden, first published in 1989, contextualises this mythology in terms of geography, history and culture, and...

    Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Ancient Rome

    Social and Historical Documents from the Early Republic to the Death of Augustus, 2nd Edition

    By Matthew Dillon, Lynda Garland

    Series: Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World

    In this second edition, Ancient Rome presents an extensive range of material, from the early Republic to the death of Augustus, with two new chapters on the Second Triumvirate and The Age of Augustus. Dillon and Garland have also included more extensive late Republican and Augustan sources on...

    Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Origin of Heresy

    A History of Discourse in Second Temple Judaism and Early Christianity

    By Robert M. Royalty

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    Heresy is a central concept in the formation of Orthodox Christianity. Where does this notion come from? This book traces the construction of the idea of ‘heresy’ in the rhetoric of ideological disagreements in Second Temple Jewish and early Christian texts and in the development of the polemical...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. Myths of Exile

    History and Metaphor in the Hebrew Bible

    By Anne Katrine Gudme, Ingrid Hjelm

    Series: Copenhagen International Seminar

    The Babylonian exile in 587-539 BCE is frequently presented as the main explanatory factor for the religious and literary developments found in the Hebrew Bible. The sheer number of both ‘historical’ and narrative exiles confirms that the theme of exile is of great importance in the Hebrew Bible....

    Published June 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Latin Literature of the Fourth Century (Routledge Revivals)

    By J. W. Binns

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This volume, offering an insight into the literary world of Rome in the fourth century AD, reflects an increased interest in the writers of the 150 years before the collapse of the Western Empire, who have long been over-shadowed by the pre-eminence accorded since the eighteenth century to the...

    Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Seneca (Routledge Revivals)

    By Costa C.D.N.

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This volume, first published in 1974, offers a selection of modern perspectives on Seneca, covering his prose treatises, his letters and his tragedies. For centuries literary and philosophical circles had to take Seneca seriously, even if they could not always respect him, and although his...

    Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Rome and Its Empire (Routledge Revivals)

    By Stephen Johnson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The legacy of Rome is still very much with us in Europe. It forms part of our cultural backdrop, and is enshrined in the European mind, whether through classical literature, education and jurisprudence, or spectacular ruins. In Rome and Its Empire, first published in 1989, Stephen Johnson examines...

    Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Later Roman Britain (Routledge Revivals)

    By Stephen Johnson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Later Roman Britain, first published in 1980, charts the end of Roman rule in Britain and gives an overall impression of the beginning of the so-called ‘Dark Ages’ of British history, the transitional period which saw the breakdown of Roman administration and the beginnings of Saxon settlement....

    Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Herodotos the Historian (Routledge Revivals)

    His Problems, Methods and Originality

    By K H WATERS

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The work of Herodotos of Halikarnassos, ‘the father of history’, differs in many ways from that of modern historians, and it poses special problems to the student. Herodotos’ history of the Persian Wars, written in the second half of the fifth century BC, was both the first attempt at a...

    Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge