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Forthcoming Greek History & Culture Books

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  1. 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...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Ancient Crete

    From Early Times Until the Roman Occupation

    First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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...

    To Be Published August 30th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Imagining Ancient Cities on Film

    From Babylon to Cinecittà

    Edited by Marta Garcia Morcillo, Pauline Hanesworth, Óscar Lapeña Marchena

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ancient History

    In film imagery, urban spaces show up not only as spatial settings of a story, but also as projected ideas and forms that aim to recreate and capture the spirit of cultures, societies and epochs. Some cinematic cities have even managed to transcend fiction to become part of modern collective memory...

    To Be Published August 31st 2014 by Routledge

  5. A Handbook of Greek Literature (Routledge Revivals)

    From Homer to the Age of Lucian

    By H. J. Rose

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1934, this book covers a broad array of ancient Greek literature, taking into account the most acknowledged of the Greek authors as well as those less well known. H. J. Rose presents the latest findings of the time in terms of research into Greek literature and covers subjects...

    To Be Published September 9th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Sex in Antiquity

    Exploring Gender and Sexuality in the Ancient World

    Edited by Mark Masterson, Nancy Sorkin Rabinowitz, James Robson

    Series: Rewriting Antiquity

    Looking at sex and sexuality from a variety of historical, sociological and theoretical perspectives, as represented in a variety of media, Sex in Antiquity represents a vibrant picture of the discipline of ancient gender and sexuality studies, showcasing the work of leading international scholars...

    To Be Published October 29th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Athens Transformed, 404-262 BC

    From Popular Soveriegnty to the Dominion of Wealth

    By Phillip Harding

    Series: Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

    During the heady, democratic days of the fifth and fourth centuries, the poorer members of Athenian society, the lower two classes of zeugitai and thetes, enjoyed an unprecedented dominance in both domestic and foreign politics. At home, the participatory nature of the constitution required their...

    To Be Published November 30th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Classical Mythology

    By Susan Deacy

    Classical myth provides an ever continuing source of knowledge and fascination about the ancient world. It is an interest that has resonated through the past to the present day where the reinterpretation of classical myth still plays a part in modern thought. Classical Mythology provides a wealth...

    To Be Published November 30th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Greeks

    An Introduction to Their Culture, 3rd Edition

    By Robin Sowerby

    Series: Peoples of the Ancient World

    The Greeks has provided a concise yet wide-ranging introduction to the culture of ancient Greece. In this new and expanded third edition the best-selling volume offers a lucid survey that covers all the key elements of ancient Greek civilization from the age of Homer to the Hellenistic period. It...

    To Be Published November 30th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Theology and Existentialism in Aeschylus

    Written in the Cosmos

    By Richard Rader

    Series: Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

    Philosophy and Religion in Aeschylus revivifies the complex question of fate and freedom in the tragedies of the famous Greek playwright. Starting with Sartre’s insights about radical existential freedom, this book shows that Aeschylus is concerned with the ethical ramifications of surrendering our...

    To Be Published November 30th 2014 by Routledge