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  1. The Origins of Ancient Greek Science

    Blood—A Philosophical Study

    By Michael Boylan

    Series: Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

    This book examines the origins of ancient Greek Science using the vehicles of blood, blood vessels, and the heart. Careful attention to biomedical writers in the ancient world as well as to philosophical and literary work of writers prior to the Hippocratic authors produce an interesting story of...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Ancient Greece, Modern Psyche

    Archetypes Evolving

    Edited by Virginia Beane Rutter, Thomas Singer

    Between ancient Greece and modern psyche lies a divide of not only three thousand years, but two cultures that are worlds apart in art, technology, economics and the accelerating flood of historical events. This unique collection of essays from an international selection of contributors offers...

    Published April 20th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Greek Oracles (Routledge Revivals)

    By H. W. Parke

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    H.W. Parke’s Greek Oracles, first published in 1967, presents an illuminating introduction to a fascinating and often under-acknowledged aspect of the ancient world: its religion. The Homeric epics have sometimes been regarded as the scriptures of antiquity. But to the Greeks who sought guidance...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Oracles of Apollo in Asia Minor (Routledge Revivals)

    By H. W. Parke

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Delphi, although by far the most prestigious, was not the only oracular site dedicated to the god of prophecy. The Oracles of Apollo in Asia Minor, first published in 1985, presents the first unified account of these lesser-known religious establishments: at Didyma, Claros, Gryneion and Patara....

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Sibyls and Sibylline Prophecy in Classical Antiquity (Routledge Revivals)

    By H. W. Parke

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Sibyls and Sibylline Prophecy in Classical Antiquity, first published in 1988, is an authoritative account of a subject rarely treated in recent decades and difficult to access for non-specialists. A considerable number of books of prophecies went under the generic title of Sibylline Oracles,...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  6. A History of the Greek and Roman World (Routledge Revivals)

    By George B. Grundy

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    A History of the Greek and Roman World, first published in 1926, presents the story of Graeco-Roman antiquity from its earliest recorded origins to the height of the Roman imperium. It aims to bring into prominence the internal dynamism - political, cultural, intellectual, and aesthetic – which...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Childhood in Ancient Athens

    Iconography and Social History

    By Lesley A. Beaumont

    Series: Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

    Childhood in Ancient Athens offers an in-depth study of children during the heyday of the Athenian city state, thereby illuminating a significant social group largely ignored by most ancient and modern authors alike. It concentrates not only on the child's own experience, but also examines the...

    Published March 27th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Byzantine Readings of Ancient Historians

    Texts in Translation, with Introductions and Notes

    By Anthony Kaldellis

    Series: Routledge Classical Translations

    The survival of ancient Greek historiography is largely due to its preservation by Byzantine copyists and scholars. This process entailed selection, adaptation, and commentary, which shaped the corpus of Greek historiography in its transmission. By investigating those choices, Kaldellis enables a...

    Published March 16th 2015 by Routledge

  9. From the Socratics to the Socratic Schools

    Classical Ethics, Metaphysics and Epistemology

    By Ugo Zilioli

    In the two golden centuries that followed the death of Socrates, ancient philosophy underwent a tremendous transformation that culminated in the philosophical systematizations of Plato, Aristotle and the Hellenistic schools. Fundamental figures other than Plato were active after the death of...

    Published March 12th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Outsiders in the Greek Cities in the Fourth Century BC (Routledge Revivals)

    By Paul Mckechnie

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    During the fourth century BC the number of Greeks who did not live as citizens in the city-states of southern mainland Greece increased considerably: mercenaries, pirates, itinerant artisans and traders, their origins differed widely. It has been argued that this increase was caused by the...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge